New York

JUST ACROSS THE POND|Brooklyn Heights

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Brooklyn Heights is known as a posh residential area filled with elegant brownstones and cobble stoned streets. It’s best known for the tree-lined promenade along the East River, with incredible views of Manhattan’s skyline and the Statue of Liberty. I love the open space, neighborhood feel, and laid back environment. WHERE TO EAT: Colonie | 127 Atlantic Ave., nr. Henry St Colonie has an amazing American menu with Italian influences. My favorite thing on the menu is…

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NEW YEAR, NEW INSPIRATION

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BRING THE OUTSIDE INSIDE. Start the New Year with a few fun tips from some of the most prominent icons in interior design. 1. Expose your wood. Cabinets in worm wood and exposed ceiling planks create a new warm vibe that is modern and organic 2. Fake flowers no more.  Replace your fake flowers with a new look of branchs in clear vases- pussywillows are my favorite in mercury glass. 3. Stay cozy. We’ve had…

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TRIBECA ART

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Welcome to TRIBECA, where the art world is making it their new home. Soho is all retail stores, Chelsea is too expensive and becoming more residential, and the lower east side ceiling heights are too low to hang the incredible sized sculptures, and pieces.I had the pleasure of attending a private art tour with Natasha Schlesinger -a Barnard graduate- who educated me on some of arts newest and brightest stars. Included are a few of…

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FOODBANK4NYC

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I was asked by Foodbank4nyc to submit a quote, and it propelled me to answer a couple of important questions. Food Poverty doesn’t discriminate. It has effected so many people of all walks of life. The one reason my girls and I have worked for Foodbank4nyc for over 11 years is because I was adamant about putting my voice down, and serving those who are in need. It’s been an incredible experience baking cookies with…

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MEDITATION

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My daily mantra is to balance a little Om, and a little oh yeah!  I have tried guided meditations, and even just listened to my own breath because I was experiencing panic attacks in my mid twenties. Maybe I was a traveling too much and alone working as a model. Regardless of the reason, I was getting them. So, I had to figure out what was triggering me. I started practicing yoga and learned a lot…

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