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Pop-Tarts World: A New Treat in Times Square

Monday, August 23rd, 2010
by on Living Around

By Amanda Woods Move over Hershey’s and M&M’s—the Pop-Tarts are in town. Pop-Tarts World, an interactive shop and café inspired by everyone’s favorite rectangular frosted

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Beauty School Students–Scientists of Hair, Artists of Design

Monday, August 16th, 2010
by on Living Around

Hairstyling is soon to become to become the next big reality TV craze, judging from Oxygen’s newest reality show, Hair Battle Spectacular (below), which premiered

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Dalaga: Dressing the “Quintessential Woman” in Greenpoint

Monday, August 2nd, 2010
by on Shopping Around

Dalaga, a quaint boutique in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, may be dimly lit, but it conveys a striking sense of elegance. Michelle Mangiliman, the store owner, greeted

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Narrows Botanical Gardens: A Niche of Nature in Bay Ridge

Monday, July 26th, 2010
by on Living Around

There’s something charming about finding a vibrant patch of nature tucked away in the midst of a Brooklyn neighborhood. The Narrows Botanical Gardens, situated along

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White Oleander: Murder, Maternal Manipulation and Maturity

Monday, July 19th, 2010
by on Reading Around

Murder. Neglect. Loss. Starvation. These are only some of the horrors foster child Astrid Magnussen faces in Janet Fitch’s novel White Oleander, a literary reality

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Ringo Starr Stars in His NYC Birthday Bash

Friday, July 9th, 2010
by on Playing Around

Ringo Starr turned 70 years old on Wednesday, and he brought the party (and plenty of “peace and love”) to New York as he performed

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Chelsea Clark and Catherine Amore: Aspiring Actresses

Monday, July 5th, 2010
by on Living Around

All too often, we only hear about actresses once they “made it big” in blockbuster films and their faces are plastered all over billboards. Naturally,

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KaRa New York: Affordable Fashion at South Street Seaport

Friday, June 25th, 2010
by on Shopping Around

Nestled on Front Street off the main strip of the South Street Seaport, shoppers will find KaRa New York, a trendy clothing and accessories shop

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