What Gifts to Bring to Your Thanksgiving Hostess

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and you don’t have a gift! Too busy with work, school – LIFE! But fear not, this last minute hostess gift guide is sure to get you an invite back next year. Matter & Home’s Balance Candle This candle is designed to create a state of balance in one’s life. From work…

The Botanist Mixology Pop-Up

The Botanist pop-up event was a bit like walking into a botanical wonderland, while intertwined with a bourgeois vibe that played a compliment to SoHo. A note to all event planners, greeting your guests after a long workday with a simple, neat cocktail is an automatic win in my book. The drink was Botanist gin…

Listing: Thanksgiving Feast at Conrad New York

 Conrad New York is offering guests a Thanksgiving feast complete with truffle cauliflower soup, roasted turkey, whipped potatoes, roasted Brussel sprouts and turkey giblet gravy. To top it all off, guests will enjoy apple tarte tatin and vanilla ice cream for dessert. The hotel’s Executive Chef, Gerron Douglas, created his Thanksgiving menu with the health-conscious diner…

PHOTOS: 62nd Annual H.U.G. Gala Evening

On November 1st Project Help Us Give, the New York-based charity, celebrated its 62nd Anniversary at this year’s H.U.G. Gala honoring industry leaders Jockey International and Lenzing Fibers.  The event was hosted by Emcee Lisa Cusimano, a New York Firefighter featured in Jockey’s “Show ‘Em What’s Underneath” campaign featuring Everyday Heroes. Apparel industry executives from the…

PHOTOS: Theatre Communications Group 2017 Gala Honoring Broadway’s War Paint

Pioneers of theatre, from across America, gathered in New York City on Monday for the Theatre Communications Group 2017 Gala. TCG is a national organization that connects non-profit theaters, both large and small, around the country. They provide grants to artists to create new works, assist in professional development, encourage diversity in the field, publish hundreds of…

Attention New Yorkers, The 2018 Met Gala Theme Has Been Revealed!

Hear ye, hear ye! New Yorkers, rejoice – our first glimpse into the 2018 Met Gala! Wintour is coming and if you look past the snow-filled mornings and cold nights, and peak into next spring you will see Anna Wintour preparing for the 2018 Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala. According to the bible, Vogue,  The Costume…

Celebrate ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ Day by Breaking Out Your Slow Cooker

Did you know that November 8th is Chicken Soup for the Soul Day?  In honor of mind and body wellness, MaryAnn Jones and Deanna Durso of Wear your Wellness and Thrive Naturally have shared their delicious and organic recipe with New York Rag! Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Ingredients 1 lb package organic chicken tenders 1 large onion, diced…

PHOTOS: Irish Georgian Society Annual New York Gala Dinner

The Irish Georgian Society held their annual New York Gala dinner on Wednesday, October 25th where they announced plans for the reopening of the restored Dublin City Assembly House with an historic art exhibition. The evening speakers included Beth Dater (President of the American Board of Directors), Dr. David Fleming, outgoing Chair of the Irish…

PHOTOS: LVMH Moët Hennessy’s ‘Clos19’ Launch With Derek Blasberg, Heron Preston, & Cecilia Dean

Stephanie Watine Arnault, Founder and CEO of Clos19, held three intimate dinner parties in one evening to celebrate the brand’s U.S. launch on November 2nd. The dinners were co-hosted with Vanity Fair’s Derek Blasberg, fashion designer Heron Preston, and Visionaire co-founder Cecilia Dean. The dinners took place simultaneously at NYC’s Jack Studios. The star-studded guest list included, Heron Preston, Xin Li and Lyor Cohen,…

PHOTOS: Decoration & Design Building’s Fall Market With Amy Astley, Martha Stewart, Brian Sawyer

New York’s Decoration & Design Building hosted the design industry’s leading tastemakers and influencers during their two-day Fall Market this month. The wealth of knowledge and panelist expertise inspired audiences. The event’s Keynote speakers covered pertinent topics centered around the theme “The Power of Storytelling,” sharing the ways in which they harness the power of their unique tales to…