Event: Cool Culture’s UNGala at Phillips Auction House

The Cool Culture UnGala took place on Wednesday, May 18th at Phillips Auction House from 7 PM to 10 PM. It was a celebration of #artforall, a fundraiser for Cool Culture programming and capacity building and the honoring of two artists who have used their platform to advocate for social justice and inclusion. Visionary interdisciplinary artist Sanford Biggers was honored and rising digital artist and…

Benetton Contemporary Art Exhibit: Imago Mundi

Luciano Benetton’s latest contemporary art exhibit, Imago Mundi, launched last night at Pratt in Brooklyn. The evening included a conversation with Phong Bui (Editor The Brooklyn Rail), Eleanor Heartney, and Shahzia Sikander about the ideals behind the exhibit; breaking down cultural barriers through art. With more than 17,000 pieces from 100 countries in a single format of 10x12cm, Imago Mundi, is the idea of art and world. Roughly…

Summer Beach Bag Must Haves

Summer is just around the corner (even if it doesn’t feel like it on a rainy day like today) and this is not your average beach bag. Check out these must haves for all your beach going needs – from entertainment to beauty! Compexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream is a multitasking…

Event: Sips for a Skinny Summer at Beautique with Dr. Luiza Petre

Valerie Lettan, Joan Billick, Joe and Jane Pontarelli Dr. Luiza Petre of Medi-Weightloss Clinics hosted 100 guests for “Sips for a Skinny Summer” in celebration of the 17th Annual ‘PLAY FOR P.I.N.K’ Golf Tournament in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at Beautique on May 19. The evening’s guest of honor was PLAY FOR P.I.N.K’S  Chairwomen, Jane Pontarelli.  Guests included:  Michael Arguello, Maria Beard, Joan Billick, Ann…

NYC Summer Concert Bucket List

It’s a great summer to be living in New York in you’re a concert lover! We’re breaking down the ultimate guide to this summer’s hottest must-see concerts. Governors Ball With The Killers, Kanye West, Haim, Death Cab For Cutie Randalls Island June 4th and 5th Hot 97 Summer Jam With Future, Fat Joe, Remy Ma,…

Publicolor’s 20th Anniversary Gala Honoring Michael Bloomberg

Publicolor celebrated its 20th Anniversary at their annual Stir, Splatter + Roll 2016 Gala on May 16, 2016 at the Metropolitan Pavilion, New York City honoring Michael R. Bloomberg and E. John Rosenwald, Jr. for their longtime support of Publicolor and its programs. “Both honorees are catalysts for change who have fearlessly addressed the most…

Watermelon Infused Summer Cocktail Recipe

NoMa Social has your ideal summer 2016 cocktail! Quick, easy, and delish! Ingredients: 4 oz Cucumber Vodka 4 cubes of seedless watermelon 2 limes, diced 2 oz simple syrup Instructions: Combine vodka, watermelon and lime in a cocktail shaker. Muddle all ingredients. Add simple syrup, fill with ice, cover and shake until ice cold. Fill…

Eco-Friendly Quick Dry Leggings You NEED

The Phoenix Rising Hot Pant from Teeki conveys your ever-changing spirit. This fiery full length legging features colorful graphics on each side, depicting feathers, a moon, stars, and a vibrant phoenix at the ankle. Made with a recycled water bottle fabric, this Teeki legging ensures your style has minimal impact on the earth. With 4-way stretch, an elastic-free construction,…

EVENT: Law and Order Creator Honored by Homeland Security Foundation

WHEN:     Thursday, May 19th from 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm WHERE:   Sheraton New York Times Square — 811 7th Avenue at W 53rd St, New York, NY The Ridge Awards is an annual award ceremony and fundraiser honoring Federal Agents in the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice. This year, on May 19, the Ridge Awards…