Neighborhood Gems

Local places to be.

November 8, 2017

Picture it, hand cut french fries covered in mouthwatering-melted raclette cheese (heated at the counter, right before your eyes!), and topped with chives, bacon, and cornichons.

You're in luck, this indulgent dish IS the real deal, and available at Le District, via Bar-A-Frites. Located at Brookfield Place in Lower Manhattan, Bar-A-Frites offers customizable french fry creations --with 10 different dipping sauces: including tw...

October 15, 2017

Who: Morgan Saint, Epic Records

What: (Live Performance) Performing a Baeble's Bands & Brews Session

Where: Industry City, Brooklyn

When: October 14th, 2017

(photography + filming by: Leila E. Cole)

October 8, 2017

Yesterday the United States Tennis Association (USTA) hosted a day of tennis activities at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx, from 1-4:30PM. The USTA's new youth brand, Net Generation, serves to encourage and equip the next generation of tennis players (ages 5-18), by providing them with the necessary tools they need to get in the game, all across the country. 

Attended by several notables, including...

April 19, 2017

Friday, April 21st - Sunday, May 21st

As an ode to cocktails from some of New York City's best bars and mixologists, The Doughnut Project is preparing to set tastebuds ablaze with a 5-week "Cocktail Series", starting this Friday, April 21st at their 10 Morton Street location.

Through the course of the series, five limited edition doughnuts will be released per week, from Friday to Sunday.

Although not straying from thei...

February 3, 2017

It was a pleasure experiencing Haven Spa Senior Asthetician, Stalina Glot’s “Facialates”.  As the name eludes, the 60-minute treatment serves as pilates for your face. Working not only to create more toned and firm facial muscles, the master facialist revealed the benefits the treatment has on lymphatic drainage, reviving skin and reducing puffiness. Giving you more reasons to rejoice, the facial therapy also rejuvenates the s...

July 12, 2016

1. Tenoverten

Talk about chic. When I first laid eyes on Tenoverten’s Tribeca location, I didn’t know what to make of it. This is a nail salon? It certainly doesn’t look like it. With upholstered love-seats that will put your somber neighborhood salon’s beat-up faux leather massage chairs to shame, Tenoverten’s clean use of decor not only makes the space feel airy, but tranquil and bright.

2. Paintbox

One word “photobooth”. W...

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