NYC is the Street Art Capital of America

Emerging on the streets in the 1970s, graffiti started off as a way for disassociated youths to express themselves, but it was seen by many as an act of vandalism. Over the years, graffiti became seen as an art form, with street art now relevant wherever you go, with many cities offering tours, and Instagrammers…

Best Bagels in New York City

Bagels. They’re what New York City is known for, among a few other things. Every New Yorker has their bagel order perfected. Do you fall on the bacon, egg, and cheese or a cream cheese and lox side? Either way, we know you love an everything bagel. Though we may stray to a cinnamon raisin,…

New York’s Favorite Rom-Com

In lieu of Valentine’s Day, USDISH has released each state’s most-googled ‘90s rom-coms. The ‘90s was a decade full of classic rom-coms we are obsessed with to this day. We’re still drooling over Vivian’s red dress in Pretty Woman and when someone says something ludicrous, we can still hear Cher say, “As if!” USDISH, an online authorized…

PHOTOS: Friends of The Budapest Festival Orchestra Gala

Maestro Iván Fischer led The Budapest Festival Orchestra in a thrilling all-Dvořák program at David Geffen Hall Sunday including an encore of Braham’s Hungarian Dance No. 5.  Maestro Fischer announced from his podium, “the arrangement includes some of the original folk melody”, which was sung by the members of the Orchestra.  It was a memorable performance punctuated by multiple…

PHOTOS: Debutantes and Dancing at The 65th Viennese Opera Ball

Elisabeth Muhr, Denise Rich, and Jean Shafiroff chaired the 65th Viennese Opera Ball on Friday, February 7, 2020 at Cipriani 42nd Street, New York City, under the patronage of The President of the Republic of Austria, H.E. Alexander Van der Bellen. Actor Nathan Lee Graham emceed the Ball, celebrating the cultural and economic relationships between Austria and America, connecting two continents, two cities and two…

PHOTOS: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Gala at The Plaza Hotel

American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO), which supports the world class Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), held its annual New York Gala celebrating Israel and the arts on Nov. 18 at The Plaza Hotel. The event raised funds for KeyNote, the Orchestra’s youth music education programs, and honored singer-songwriter David Broza and fashion designer…

PHOTOS: Dancing All Night at French Heritage Society’s Black & White Ball

French Heritage Society’s (FHS) Black & White Ball, honoring interior designer Geoffrey Bradfield and philanthropists Margaret and Gregory Hedberg, was held yesterday evening at a private club in New York City. “No couple in New York could be as popular and as adorable as the Hedberg’s,” said Board Chairman Elizabeth Stribling. “They are so nice,…

PHOTOS: Casita Maria 2019 Fiesta En Fuego!

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education held their annual gala, Fiesta, at The Plaza Hotel on October 15, 2019. Socialites and philanthropists swarmed the Ballroom of the iconic hotel – most dressed in sultry red, the obvious trend of the evening. This year’s Fiesta honored Ambassador Mary Dawkins and Brigadier General Peter Dawkins, John Hardy Jewelry, Edgar Legaspi,…

Listing: American Ballet Theatre Fall Gala

ABT’s Fall Gala will be held on October 16, 2019.  It will celebrate the ABT Women’s Movement. This season’s Fall Gala features an exhilarating program of new work by leading female choreographers and honors the President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, in recognition of her empowerment of women in leadership roles and dedication…

PHOTOS: Museum of Arts and Design Opens The World Of Anna Sui

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) celebrated the opening of its latest exhibition, The World of Anna Sui, during New York Fashion Week on September 10, 2019. The major retrospective of iconic American fashion designer Anna Sui features seventy-five looks from the designer’s archive – from her groundbreaking inaugural fashion show of 1991 to her Spring 2019…

Top 5 Instagram Worthy Bakeries in NYC

Donuts, croissants, muffins, pies, cookies, brownies, blondies, cakes, cupcakes, tortes, tartes, and so much more! The top bakeries from all around New York City to get a gram worthy shot – and a delicious bite! 1. Supermoon Bakehouse This bakery is your new obsession. You’ve heard of the cronut BUT HAVE YOU HEARD OF A…