Archive for the ‘NYC’ Category

If you haven’t heard of Carlon yet, it’s about time you become familiar with them. This four-man band from New Jersey is making some amazing music and are climbing their way to the top of the scene. “Cantaloupe,” a relatively new song and one of my favorites from the group is the highlighted track on […]

Feels like I’ve been speaking these words a lot lately. Like, for instance, in its most common form, “Aly, it’s never too late to become a Broadway dancer;” which over the past few years has transformed into “back-up dancer” and most recently, “professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars.” (Of course, there’s always the chance […]

For any NYC area foodie out there who likes good Italian food and wine on the cheap, I highly recommend visiting a little restaurant called ‘inoteca. There are actually two locations throughout the city—in addition to a sister restaurant, ‘ino— with the most recent outpost in walking distance of my office. So yesterday evening, after […]

I’ve always been more favorable of team sports than the individual kind. (Dancing aside.)  I can remember my first gymnastics meet when I was 7. The whole time during my floor routine I was a nervous wreck thinking about how as soon as this was over I was telling my mom “I quit.” And so, […]

Why it took me almost 2 years of living in NYC to visit the Brooklyn flea market is besides me.  If you haven’t been, I highly recommend it. It’s home to some really unique finds; from authentic wares and household furniture to vintage and independently designed jewelry, art and trinkets– it’s a playground for those […]