I write about what I know best and what I love: Travel, Restaurants, Theater, Culture, Luxury, Spa/Beauty, and the Arts. I speak many languages, so I am adept at getting to know a culture and location
We interviewed Sergio Trujillo, acclaimed Broadway director and award-winning choreographer, to get a feel for what’s in store for Broadway, hear about projects he’s working on, and find out which musicals he'd listen to on a road trip
Massachusetts may not seem like a long distance away for a road trip, but a visit to some of the state’s coastal towns took director and choreographer Sergio Trujillo far away from the bright lights and Broadway stages of New York City.
WT: What c...
The incentives for being vaccinated against COVID-19 keep growing from getting free tickets to special seating at venues to unlimited entry into certain prime gatherings. If you haven’t gotten your shot yet, these should motivate you to roll up your sleeves.
Get a shot – get a pair of tickets. That’s the gist of the program here. Yankee Stadium has been a Covid vaccination site for quite a while. Now that the baseball season is in full swing (no pun intended), here’s another re...
A mix of bohemian lifestyle and culture, The Berkshires in the summer is all about the arts, outdoor recreation and cultural immersion.
With the famed arts institutions able to present summer programming in real life once again, it’s time to pack your picnics and blankets for some of the country’s top cultural enrichment. Book ahead as tickets for these outdoor performances sell out quickly. Similarly, be smart about reserving museum entrances due to reduced capacity. Always check the website...
There are so many places to eat at, stay at and visit in Manhattan—it would be impossible to even scratch the surface on a short stay. Locals and visitors will likely never see all there is to offer; but it can be fun to try. If you're planning a vacation or staycation to New York City, here are some great spots to check out!
Some say that timing is everything. Mokyo couldn’t have predicted that its February 2020 opening would occur at such a precipitous time for NYC restaurants. De...
There’s a small debate in the Hamptons over whether Memorial Day marks the opening of the summer dining season out East or whether it’s closer to the Fourth of July. As you’ll soon find out, if you try to score a reservation, those “in the know” anticipate the openings of the area’s new restaurants along with their favorites, booking ahead to ensure they have a taste of the region. Here’s a sampling of this summer’s Hamptons culinary highlights.
On the Beach
Set on a beautiful 200-foot beach,...
As soon as the weather is nice, everyone in New York City heads outdoors. A gathering at a picnic makes up for all of those lost days stuck indoors due to cold weather. So plan a date, buy some sunscreen and check out the suggestions below for an outdoor event to remember.
Running through September 20, various New York City performance companies will showcase their talent at Manhattan’s Bryant Park. Dubbed “Picnic Performances,” the shows take advantage of the city’s burgeoning ou...
Summer in the Hamptons. It’s the escape we all dream about: heading to the beach, lounging around the pool and grabbing some great East End grub. Add to that the ongoing art shows that the Hamptons are famous for, outdoor yoga, hiking and other family-oriented activities, and you have a vacation playground that’s nothing short of spectacular. Just pack your patience – traffic can get a bit crazy, and reservations are a must at the most popular restaurants and inns. With ever-changing Covid gu...
MUSEUM DINING - Where Art & Culinary Innovation Create A Perfect Palette | New York Lifestyles Magazine
Art and food make a satisfying pairing in New York City. Responding to increasing museum popularity and culinary sophistication, museums have upped their game with dining options to please the most discerning palates. Skip the cafeterias or hot dog stands and grab a seat at these varied eateries without leaving the museum.
MANHATTAN’S MUSEUM MILE
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Affectionately known as the Met, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the grande dame of Museum Mile, cele...
From free tickets to special access to events and events, you’ll want to get that jab.
There are more reasons than ever to roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccinating is not just about keeping yourself safe and keeping those around you healthy; it’s about giving you privileged access to events along with discounts and freebies, of which only vaccinated people can take advantage.
If you love baseball, get yourself to the Bronx as soon as possible. After...
We’ve all gotten used to eating outdoors, so now that the weather’s warmer, let’s keep it going.
Top NYC Outdoor Dining
New York City restaurants have been finetuning outdoor spaces ever since the pandemic started. These outdoor “cafés” have evolved into extensions of the restaurant’s own indoor spaces with new or familiar design elements from early wooden sheds and plastic enclosed shelter-like structures. Or they’ve just evolved into something entirely different.
Dad’s Day is right around the corner. Here are some cool New York-style ways to celebrate.
Take Dad to Dinner
It’s time to get out of the house or apartment. Dining at home has been fun and the breadth of shows on Netflix is enticing, but now that indoor dining has resumed and outdoor dining is a real thing in New York, Dad can enjoy a foodie night on the town for Father’s Day.
Always lively Brooklyn Chop House in FiDi is offering a special prix fixe menu for Father’s Day. The Asian-inflected...
Memorial Day has come and gone, and school is almost over. But, for visitors to New York City and residents alike, there are fun and exciting things to do to keep everyone entertained while staying safe and healthy.
Deno’s Wonder Wheel, Luna Park, the Boardwalk, and the legendary Cyclone Roller Coaster have taken a year and a half off, but they’re ready to welcome you back. Brooklyn’s Coney Island has something for everyone, so hop on the train and pack your smiles. Even the youn...
From fast-casual to fine dining, from outdoor to minimalist elegance indoor, New York City offers a wide range of locations and price ranges for a sushi celebration on June 18, International Sushi Day.
Omakase and Takeout
Sushi Noz has reopened their ultra-exclusive Edomae-style Japanese restaurant on the Upper East Side. The good news for those of us watching our budget or unable to score a reservation at the Michelin-starred sushiya is that Sushi Noz has also opened Noz Market wit...
Now that we’re able to go out and about, this Father’s Day is a time to make up for lost time. If you haven’t been together with your dad IRL for more than a year, you can create a truly enjoyable and memorable day.
For the Dad Who Wants to Be with the Kids
It’s all about color at Eataly NYC Downtown this Father’s Day. Together with The Color Factory, the Italian emporium has created the new La Pizza and La Pasta A Colori, a fun and delicious experience for the entire family. Everyone will lo...