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Be Brasil Invites New York and the World to Experience
Brazil’s Innovation and Creativity

Thursday, October 17th, 2013
by on Living Around

The culture and style of Brazil is on view in the metropolitan area as the country’s professionals and innovative companies come to New York City

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Cafes Do Brasil Week Serves up Brazilian Coffee

Thursday, November 17th, 2011
by on Dining Around

West Village eatery Casa hosted a kickoff event for Cafés Do Brasil Week, a celebration of Brazilian-grown coffees throughout the city. Cafés Do Brasil runs

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Alyssa Campanella—Girly-Geek Wins Miss USA Crown

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
by on Living Around

As a high school student in New Jersey, Alyssa Campanella was the target of bullies. “I was the type of girl who always had her

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I’m Still Here: A Profile of Jean-Claude Baker

Monday, May 9th, 2011
by on Living Around

“Good times and bum times, I’ve seen them all/And, my dear, I’m still here.” Stephen Sondheim – from Follies Jean-Claude Baker, the adopted son of American

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Patricia Grace Stevens and Elena Agostinis:
Peoria Emporium—A Creative Collaboration

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

The multi-faceted Patricia Grace Stevens (above, left) studied at Indiana University where she majored in nursing, but found time to take jewelry design. She became

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Jo Thompson, Still Swinging

Sunday, November 28th, 2010
by on Playing Around

In 1947, nineteen year old Jo Thompson sang Slender, Tender and Tall on Amateur Night at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem. She accompanied herself

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Woman Around Town: Karen Akers—The Ultimate Chantoozie

Sunday, September 12th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

By Alix Cohen One Out Of Twenty-One Equals Nine “There was a night when the universe was somehow in beautiful sync at The 46th Street

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Tasting Chocolate and Wine at Boscobel

Sunday, May 9th, 2010
by on Living Around

Sometimes these writing assignments for Woman Around Town can be downright grueling for a reporter. Take the recent “wine and chocolate” lecture held at Historic

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