Family is great. They shape the people we become and love us unconditionally. But with that love comes the weight of expectation, and often following in the footsteps of prior generations. What happens when the the generation before was busy winning Oscars, Grammys, and starting publishing empires? Measuring up becomes more difficult when when the the family business is in the glare of the spotlight. Here are seven up-and-comers making moves in the industry and living up to the family name.
My love affair with shortbread cookies began as a child. There was nothing I craved more than Pecan Sandies as I rushed home from school, threw down my book bag and ran to the pantry. I was obsessed; they were so sandy, buttery and crumbly and I swooned nothing more…definitely my snack of choice for many years.
While it was no New York snowstorm, chilly rain closed out the final weekend of SXSW. But don't think that stopped showgoers from donning their festival best. Denim, leather, and plenty of hats defined the rock star style seen around 6th Street and the rest of downtown Austin. After a week of discovering new music and indie bands, the trendy attendees not only boasted on-point outfits, but also plenty of SXSW artists to know. Click through to take a look!
We think that everyone deserves a drink after getting through a long day of work. Lucky for you, we've compiled a list of our favorite Midtown bars spots with strong drinks, good company, and happy hour deals that won't break your bank. Whether you work in Midtown or not, you'll definitely want to extend your commute home to unwind at one of these happy hour hot spots!
Greenpoint offers a chance to explore a wealth of cuisines, without all the crowds of Williamsburg or the costliness of the Manhattan. Under one lower-rise, coffee-scented umbrella, Greenpoint has it all. So it is a credit to Selamat Pagi that we have lived for the last month with one foot inside its door, visiting several times a week to get our fix of relentlessly flavorful, cockle-warming food.
Last night, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum traded in its usually peaceful atmosphere for their Young Collectors Council Party in the museum's main atrium. From Bee Shaffer to Dree Hemingway, the young collectors pulled out all the fashion stops for the annual event. Click through to see our favorite looks of the night.
We've touched down in Austin this week to join in the indie-cool madness that is SXSW. Just in time for the music portion of the festival, we couldn't help but check out the outfits of our fellow showgoers. Band tees, boho, and breezy laid-back looks rule the scene, as to be expected with such a cool crowd. Click through to see what they're wearing (and listening to!) at SXSW 2015.
Are you vegan or vegetarian and hate ordering the one token veggie meal off the menu? Whether you scored a date with a vegan or vegetarian, or are new to this lifestyle yourself, we have 10 of the best vegan restaurants in Manhattan. And trust us, even your meat-eater friends can enjoy these.
It seems people aren’t satisfied with good old-fashioned coffee shops any more. They need their caffeine fix to come with the promise of a new surfboard, an updated record collection, or even a beard trim. The caffeine invasion that was first heralded in Brooklyn has quickly spread throughout New York, making it possibly the easiest place in the world to pick up that much-needed cortado. Here is our selection of the best places in New York to get coffee and then some…
New York City is filled with hidden gems and who doesn't like a treasure hunt? In a city such as ours, you can easily miss the graffiti-covered door and the delicious bites hiding behind it. So we present our guide to the best hidden restaurants in NYC (Part 2!). From a pizza speakeasy to a back room fondue heaven, we have got you covered. Here's your map, let the foodie adventure begin!