Tag Archives: New York

How to get into New York Fashion Week

How to get into New York Fashion Week

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, usually simply known as Fashion Week (though there are others), kicks off on September 10 in New York. Spring/summer collections will be shown, with autumn/winter clothing presented in February. Celebrities get front row seats, another perk of their privileged lives. Now here is a secret: anyone can get into New YorkContinue Reading

How to Brunch like a New Yorker

How to Brunch like a New Yorker

To most, brunch is simply a meal that occurs in the morning, a combination of breakfast and lunch. But in New York, brunch is an event. If you want a true cultural experience of what it is like to be a true New Yorker, go out for brunch. A few things you should know about brunch inContinue Reading

USA / Australia – Talia Friedman

USA / Australia – Talia Friedman

Talia Friedman has moved around a lot her whole life and doesn’t really feel like she has a home country. She’s also travelled extensively; she’s up to 65 countries and counting. I was born in….Johannesburg, South Africa. My parents moved us to Canada when I was 9. I lived in four different cities in Canada, put in a stint asContinue Reading

Café Silvana and live music in Harlem

Café Silvana and live music in Harlem

As most of you probably already know, New Yorkers are very attached to their neighborhoods. I live in Harlem/ Central Park North exit, so I consider my hood to be Morningside, West and Central Harlem. The Frederick Douglas Boulevard (8th Ave) and Lenox Ave (6th Ave) are blooming with bars, cafés, lounges and restaurants. AContinue Reading

USA / Hong Kong – Lucy Cheah

USA / Hong Kong – Lucy Cheah

Lucy Cheah is a personal trainer, an educator, and a surface and pattern designs artist. She also has a PhD. I was born in…..Hong Kong, I have spent most of my life in….Hong Kong, London, Rome and New York, and now I live in….New York. My favourite films so far are… The Hours, A Single Man, TheContinue Reading

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