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A Love Affair with Dumbo…

How Woody Allen spoke about Manhattan as his town, Dumbo was my spot, my neighborhood. We crossed over the Brooklyn Bridge in early 2010 and made Dumbo our home…We witnessed one of the most dynamic neighborhood transformations in New York history, going from a small stretch of real estate where cabs were skeptical to drop […]

Tastemaker: Wisdom and Friendship Packaged in an Airbnb Rental

As life changes and evolves, so does our traveling style. Or, should I say our travel accommodations. We have a baby girl, Sunny Bea, who is almost two years old which in itself is crazy how times flies. But since then, we have been renting homes vs. staying in hotels on our getaways. Initially, the […]

50 Shades of Discovery

50 Shades of Discovery: I have had a pivotal few months on many platforms. But, haven’t we all… This time, these moments– are what make warriors. I have come out a warrior. I welcome you to read my personal prose, my badge. (Think of an underlay of rap and eighties music while reading) 😉 My […]

Alfredo Miccoli, A layered chef & a dash of beet juice

“A restaurateur can weave a perfect palette for a dining experience, but true chivalry is a forever patron.” -BE Quote   I have been a constant at Almar restaurant, located in Dumbo, even before it was named named Almar. But only recently had I met Alfredo Miccoli, the co partner and Executive chef. One night, […]

Tastemakers: Beyond The Board

I wasn’t sure about spending a month in the Hamptons. I have always leaned forwards the Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard vibe. But, with my new mantra, “Good Energy-No Expectations.”  I absolutely loved it! I grilled constantly, farm-stand hopped, pitched my rainbow umbrella on the beach with breakfast sandwiches, and wine and cheese for sunsets […]