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May 20

Springtime Sippin’ in Chelsea: Another Cultured Wine Event Rocks the House

Last Wednesday saw WAC’s first wine event of 2014, and a wealth of free-flowing delight amongst its participants. Spring & Summer Sipping, an informal investigation of warm-weather wines and their suitable food accompaniments, was attended by seventeen ladies (and two…
Mar 06

In A New York Minute: How “Manhattan” Are You?

Having spent most of my life as a New Yorker, so many of the ins and outs of navigating this dense and diverse city have long since become second nature to me. So much has changed over the decades, yet…
Jan 13

Cold, Rain & Snow: Utilizing Down Time

The middle of last week saw bitter cold weather like New York hasn’t experienced in decades; you know what else it saw?….Me, making my way into the city from my toasty-warm suburban home, only to find Manhattan’s streets practically abandoned,…
Nov 08

MoMA Mia!

Undoubtedly one of the treasures of NYC is West 53rd and 54th Streets’ Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Its November 2004 makeover and grand re-opening put this vital landmark back onto my radar after many years, and today, I’m consistently…
Oct 28

Climbing The Corporate Stairwell: A Cause Worth Stepping-Up For

Last Thursday our small but mighty Women’s Advancement Compact team joined hundreds of other courageous people to scale a NYC skyscraper from the inside, Story by Story, and in the process raised big bucks for the important not-for-profit InMotion. Now,…
Sep 26

How Assumptions Relate to Energy

One Essential Take-Away:  A is for Assumption  One thing is for sure: We all tend to make assumptions in life. What we fail to recognize when we act on those assumptions is that assumption is directly linked to perception— an…
Sep 24

Clothing as Art, Too!

Art to Wear Too 75 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 23 Years ago, Cold Spring newcomer Marilyn Heberling had a realization about the village she’d come to love: There were no clothing shops to be found! Marilyn’s vibrant personality and…
Sep 16

A Taste of NYC in Cold Spring

Side Effects NY 137 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY  When you visit Side Effects NY, you’ll be visiting Cold Spring’s first and only East Village-style Boutique. This funky and flair-filled emporium is owned and operated by Patty Villanova, who intentionally…
Sep 15

A Town Where the Pooch is Royalty

Reigning Dogs & Cats Too 169 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY What’s a village full of proud pooches and cuddly kitties without a creative and playful pet supplies shop? As everyone knows, pet supplies and accessories are not just for…
Sep 12

A Girly Girl Boutique Sharing Space with an Irish Emporium

Back In Ireland / Suzie Q’s Emporium 65 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY This duel outlet, which is one of the most playful and unique on Main Street, will unfortunately be closing its doors for good on New Year’s Eve…