NYC Holiday Walking Tour

Compiled by Catherine Petree Holiday sites to see – a walking tour guide to all the best holiday store windows in Manhattan. This 1 hour, 2.5 mile, walking tour will keep you in the Holiday Spirit. Bonus points for grabbing a hot chocolate along the way! Bloomingdales, 1000 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022 Windows…

NYC Nail Art

Jin Soon They have their own nail polish, the most beautiful and custom designs, AND three locations in Manhattan – what more could you ask for?! Located in the East Village, West Village and Upper East Side, Jin Soon is convenient and always keeping up with trends.  Paint Box Located at 17 Crosby Street Paintbox is…

Chocolate Ganache Raspberry Layer Cake

INGREDIENTS  Cake: Nonstick vegetable oil spray 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour 1 3/4 cups sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup water 3/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs Chocolate Ganache and Raspberry Topping: 18 ounces bittersweet chocolate (do not exceed 61% cacao),…

Tiki Disco NYE at Good Room

Line Up: Tiki Disco, Lloydski, Eli Escobar, Andy Pry – Five hour premium open bar from 9PM – 2AM – Champagne toast at midnight – Party favors – Early morning food buffet – Extended club hours to 6AM

Ultimate NYE Style Guide

What you wear on New Years sets the tone for how your year will go. When you look and feel fabulous, only fabulous things are ahead! Here is the ultimate New Years Eve Style Guide: Topshop – Strappy Premium Lace Bodycon Dress – $210 Free People – Like A Diamond Dress – $250 Pink Ice –…

Best Dressed Men of 2015

Idris Elba Daniel Craig Russel Wilson Brooklyn Beckham John Legend Douglas Booth David Gandy Neil Patrick Harris Justin Beiber Michael B Jorban ***NewYorkRag.com does not own these photos

Justin Bieber Overtakes Adele

Beliebers are at it again and Justin is anything but sorry! As of this morning, Justin Bieber’s ‘Sorry’ overtakes the number one streaming spot being held by Adele’s ‘Hello’. ‘Hello’ has ruled streaming songs since its release but falls to the number two spot with 21.6 million weekly streams in the United States. Adele remains number…

DIY Face Masks

Face feeling dried out? Flakey? Oily? Winter is tough on the skin. Here are the best home made DIY face masks to keep your skin hydrated and looking gorgeous this winter. Papaya Pigment Mask Best for: Sun spots, hyper-pigmentation, and uneven skin tones. 1. Blend together two tablespoons of honey 2. Mix in half a cup of mashed…

Holiday Pairings – Wine & Food

The Perfect Wine to Bring to a Holiday Gathering: It’s All About the Food by Paula Moulton I became infamous at Le Cordon Bleu in France (at least in my own mind) on a relatively quiet and peaceful classroom day of wine tasting. I am on stage but the theater is a dimly lit classroom…

Best Dressed Women of 2015

Zendaya Kendall Jenner Gillian Miniter Beyonce Kate Middleton Misty Copeland Julia Koch Gugu Mbatha-Raw Gigi Hadid Amal Clooney **Photos are not property of NewYorkRag.com – If these photos belong to you or someone you know we will be happy to credit them!

Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Stay warm this holiday season with this yummy vegan homemade soup! VEGAN POTATO LEEK SOUP INGREDIENCE 3-4 Tbsp olive oil 6-8 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1″ cubes 2 large leeks, sliced into rounds 6 cups veggie stock or 6 cups water + 1 veggie bouillon cube 2 tsp dried thyme, or 1-2 tbsp…

Holiday Gift Guide – BOOKS Edition

Compiled by Shelley M Black, Contributing Editor Last minute shopping? Five captivating books to gift this holiday season (or cuddle up with yourself)! Every Room Tells a Story – Kit Kemp Kit and Tim Kemp are British hipsters who own a chain of boutique hotels in London and New York that routinely top international lists…