04/17/14 8:07pm
Tribeca Film Festival Drive-In Photograph: Kevin Tachman/Tribeca Film Festiva

Tribeca Film Festival Drive-In Photograph: Kevin Tachman/Tribeca Film Festiva

What to do while the kids are on break, other than pull your hair out.

Yes, when the kids are old enough to walk, talk and tell you what to do … it can most certainly feel like you are being pecked to death by little chickens.

Well here are some fun things to do for them and you. Hit Manhattan!   (more…)

06/03/13 4:00pm

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Stuck in the city dreaming about the North Fork? Maybe you’d even like a dram of whiskey, a fine cigar and some live music? If so, on Wednesday night, you’ll be in luck. Long Island Spirits and Reinado Cigars are teaming with FineTobaccoNYC for an event at The Carnegie Club Cocktail and Cigar Lounge on West 56th Street. (more…)

04/12/13 7:04pm
SAMANTHA BRIX PHOTO | A Palmer white is poured at the Grand Tasting in New York City.

SAMANTHA BRIX PHOTO | A Palmer white is poured at the Grand Tasting in New York City.

More than 200 people filled one of New York City’s largest wine stores in mid-March to swirl, sip and spit hundreds of wines from over 40 wineries that call New York State home.

Representatives from each winery set up shop in Astor Center in Manhattan’s NoHo neighborhood for a Grand Tasting sponsored by the New York Wine and Grape Foundation, where they served their wines first to members of the media and then to the general public. (more…)

06/26/12 7:05pm

Sunday night was filled with custard, cold squid, cookies, and corn pancakes at Colicchio & Sons in New York City as restaurant industry leaders gathered to celebrate long-time friend Gerry Hayden.

The large contingency of star chefs were raising money in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the fatal illness known most commonly as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Mr. Hayden, the chef at North Fork Table and Inn, was diagnosed with ALS in January of 2011. Since then, he has raised more than $100,000 toward his own medical care and others who share his plight with his website and with the help of some of the same top-knotch chefs and restauranteurs he’s known and worked alongside during his years cooking in New York. (more…)