I have been to three tasting events for the Scottish single malt whisky company, Balvenie, and each has been fun and unique. You can read my review from the 2014 Balvenie event here. Each year, the event gets a little larger and grander. In light of Balvenie’s recent partnership with Anthony Bourdain, I knew that … Read More
Yesterday, September 29th, Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Station was transformed into #ZenCentral! (I wrote about this a few weeks ago, see Free Yoga Classes). There were classes throughout the day. The one I registered for began at 7:30 a.m. so, I took the subway early, and arrived at Grand Central around 6:30 a.m. It … Read More
With the 80th birthday of Monopoly coming up, Hasbro, Inc. has been busy working on developing locations for its Monopoly Here and Now new board game, set to be released this fall. [In 1935], Parker Brothers acquired the rights for the MONOPOLY game from Charles Darrow and began selling the game shortly after in the … Read More
On September 29, 2015, Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Station will be transformed into Grand Zentral, with free yoga classes all day. Grand Central Terminal will transform into a yoga destination with its first ever “Grand Zentral” event in celebration of National Yoga Month. On September 29th, six free yoga classes will be taught by … Read More
If you’re in the Times Square area, and don’t want to go to a tourist trap, try heading over to 9th Avenue.
There’s a new contest from Radisson Blu in collaboration with Republic of Fritz Hansen: The Radisson Blu Egg Chair Design Contest A bit of background: In 1960, legendary architect Arne Jacobsen designed the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, now known as the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. As part of that project, he designed the famous … Read More
The French caberet “Moulin Rouge” will perform in New York City for the first time this September as part of the Best of France celebration.
I arrived home from my trip to South America late Sunday evening. I had a great time (well, except for the bad cold that arrived just in time for the flight – and you know how painful it is to fly when you have a cold – and the crying baby in the row directly … Read More
A while back, I received an invitation from IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group): As a valued IHG® Rewards Club member, we’d like to show our appreciation by inviting you and a guest to a private dinner at the James Beard House with James Beard Award Winning Chef, Andrew Carmellini. This was exciting on so many levels! … Read More
If you don’t know Flight001, it is a cool website catering to aviation geeks like you and me. I always find something cool on the website – in addition to classic flight items such as adaptors and travel guides, you can find lots of great little quirky gift items too. I must admit, some of … Read More