First it was the Empire State Building and then it was Brooklyn. Guidebooks have been sending visitors around the city for the perfect views of Manhattan. Yet somehow Long Island City got skipped over. It’s the perfect place for skyline views and the tourists have yet to discover it. For the best views, head to Gantry Plaza State Park. Read More
The iconic Elizabeth Arden opened her first Red Door Spa in 1910. Now the brand has locations all over the country but the 5th Avenue location is the flagship. It’s a 21,000 square foot spa with two levels of treatment rooms and a penthouse terrace.
My husband has been working on the new Broadway musical War Paint, which is the story of Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubenstein. So for my birthday, he surprised me with a gift card so I could get some pampering. Read More
Midtown Manhattan is so much more than Times Square. It’s got lots of museums and tons of food options. Here’s my guide for the perfect (fully packed!) day in Midtown. Read More
Whether you know the name Chihuly or not, you’ve probably seen his glass sculptures on display somewhere, whether a chandelier hanging in a lobby or his glass blown flowers coating the ceiling at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. He’s actually been on my radar for a few years. Just last month I checked out the Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg, Florida.
The Upper East Side of NYC is known for the home of the wealthy (and hard to get to via the subway) but is actually a pretty cool area full of museums and shopping. Check out my guide for the perfect day below. Read More
Here’s the start of my neighborhood guides in NYC. My goal is to get tourists out to different areas of the city or if you already live here, become a tourist in your own backyard. I started with the Upper West Side which is where I spent the last couple months subletting. Enjoy! Read More