The New Nashville

From its humble days of meat and three’s and chain restaurants, Nashville exploded onto the food scene a few years ago with the widely acclaimed Catbird Seat in 2011, followed by Rolf and Daughters in 2012 and Husk a year later.  The previously under-the-radar “hot fried chicken” also became a national sensation.  Now it’s accessible…

No Horsing Around – It’s The Weekend!

After a week that felt more like winter, it’s time to get out there and do something! There’s a little horse race you might have heard about at Belmont Park, music on Governors Island and art in Bushwick. After American Pharoah (yes it’s spelled that way) won the Preakness last month, I planned on going…

Summer In Central Park

One of the best things about NYC in the summer is the free events in area parks.  Pack some wine, cheese and other snacks, grab a few friends or go on your own for a wonderful night, weather permitting. Here’s a few options for you to mark on your calendar: SummerStage:  The lineup continues to…

The Glories And Mishaps Of GoogaMooga: A Redux

You should be reading a glowing review of this year’s Great GoogaMooga, but the “rain or shine” event was canceled on Sunday because of … rain. Taking into account prior complaints, event planners ensured that cell service was better, lines were almost non-existent and ATMs abounded.  The trading cards – if you could locate a…

Made In America

The last weekend of the “summer” must be celebrated as fully as possible. Beach.  Check.  Lobster boil.  Check.  Outdoor concert.  Check. So after beaching it on Saturday and having some friends over for a seafood feast, on Sunday we headed for the Made In America music festival in Philly.  Jay-Z actually planned this event, which…