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Pretzels & Beer at The Ginger Man

It just so happened a bunch of Twitter friends from the Adirondacks, including me, were all separately in New York City last weekend. Using the power of social media, we all met up in Manhattan Saturday afternoon for lunch. We ended up at a place called The Ginger Man, where beautiful, almost floor-to-ceiling windows greet… Continue reading Pretzels & Beer at The Ginger Man

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Happy Hour at Havana Central in Times Square

I first learned of Havana Central several years ago when I was working for Fox News. We went there several times for happy hour, but I hadn’t been back in at least two years until yesterday. We went there because they have a fabulous happy hour: $6 mojitos, $7 sangrias, $6 margaritas, $4 beers and… Continue reading Happy Hour at Havana Central in Times Square

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Juice It Up at Cafe R in Midtown Manhattan

One of my New Year’s goals was to go back to juicing. I spent a lot of money on fruit, but I felt much better when I was doing it. Enter new work schedules, zero time in the morning and spending time straightening my hair every morning won out over spending 20 minutes making juice… Continue reading Juice It Up at Cafe R in Midtown Manhattan

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Butternut Squash Mousseline at The Carlton

Always trust the bartender. Well, at least if he’s the one pouring drinks at the lobby bar inside The Carlton. Yesterday was a long, packed day with work and a bunch of pet related events. I had just left a charity event hosted by Cocktails that Care {more on that later} and was starving. The… Continue reading Butternut Squash Mousseline at The Carlton

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Cupcakes From Baked By Melissa

How did I not know about Baked by Melissa? These absolutely adorable miniature cupcakes are bursting with fun flavors like peanut butter and jelly, mint chocolate chip and cookie dough. I was walking to Penn Station after a pet event last night and their bright, clean and cheery looking all-glass window store front in mid-town… Continue reading Cupcakes From Baked By Melissa

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Pepe Giallo – New York City Restaurant Review

A cute, small restaurant in the Chelsea section of Manhattan, Pepe Giallo offers tasty Italian food at an affordable price. We took a chance on this place because it was near the closing party of BlogWorld and News Media Expo last week. It was a beautiful evening, so we decided to sit outside, which is… Continue reading Pepe Giallo – New York City Restaurant Review