Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Her

Valentines Gift Ideas

Buying gifts can be tricky, especially when it comes to people who really matter to you. It takes a lot of time and effort just to think of a gift that your recipient will not only appreciate, but also enjoy. Face it: when it comes to gifts, men often just come up blank. Apart from the cliché gifts such as chocolates, flowers, and jewelry, most men don’t really have a clue what to get for their girlfriends or wives.

To help you come up with a memorable gift this Valentine’s Day, here is a guide to the top gift ideas for …continue reading

Valentine's Day Activities in NYC

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Anyone who is in or has been in a relationship probably knows that Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest days of the year for most couples. Valentine’s Day is the opportunity to make special memories with your significant other. If you live in the New York City area, you know that there is no better place in the country to make these special memories than in the Big Apple. With all the things to see and do in the city of New York, there is no end to the list of perfect Valentine’s Day activities that you and that special …continue reading

Setbacks with the World Trade Center Memorial and Museum

South Pool of the WTC Memorial

Over the past few years, plans have been set in motion to try and create an underground World Trade Center Memorial Museum. The museum was supposed to be created to commemorate all of the victims of the 9/11 attacks and was scheduled to open on September 11th, 2012, the 11th anniversary of the attacks. The museum would also be opening one year after the revealing of a September 11th memorial at the site of the buildings that in its first few months of opening, drew well over 1 million visitors. The museum is intended to add to the memorial and …continue reading

Must Love Dogs

Central Park

I love dogs.  I grew up with a kick-ass mutt named Radar and today I care for the cutest Sheltie in the world (yes, THE WORLD) named, Bailey.  I believe if you don’t like animals, particularly dogs, you are not to be trusted.*  And because I love my dog, I like to make sure that he gets the chance to play, exercise, and socialize as much as possible. And to do so means having my finger on the pulse of the dog run scene.  Yeah, we dog owners are that serious about this stuff.  There is nothing worse than seeing your …continue reading

Farmers Markets NYC

Union Square Greenmarket

It’s time to get out of your apartment, away from your computer, and outside and into the sun.  Do it.  Now.  And while you are out, (here comes the plug for this article…) why not hit one of the city’s farmers’ markets?  Yes, we all know that these local farmers’ markets and greenmarkets are great for the environment, our health, and help support a community of local food producers.  And all of these are superb reasons to go.  But here’s another:  the items these markets have are delicious!  There’s nothing better than tasting a fresh strawberry that tastes like an actual …continue reading

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