Monthly Archives: March 2010

Brunch Muncher

It’s a dreary day here in NYC today but this weekend is poised to be a stunner. I don’t know about you, but I’m already thinking about where I’ll be brunching and drinking come Saturday afternoon. Folks are always asking me where they should eat. So, here’s a roundup of my five favorite brunch spots in NYC (in no particular order). Remember, I’m not a professional. Just a foodie with an opinion. Enjoy. ESSEX This trendy, lower east side eatery is a staple for young, fabulous Manhattanites. Most stumble in hiding heavy, bag-laden eyes behind big, black shades and nurse

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The Woodhouse Day Spa

The moment you step foot into the lobby of The Woodhouse Day Spa in Montclair, NJ, you’re forced to use your inside voice. The crashing waves and flirty piccolos that play softly from the speakers overhead, drown out the sirens, street traffic and construction work going on outside.After I check in for my facial, my therapist, Jenna, leads me to the locker room where I change into a white terrycloth robe and soft, cushiony flip-flops. The locker-room is bright and airy, with mahogany stained wooden lockers and bathroom fixtures to match. Once I’m done changing, I leave the locker-room to

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I’m 30

This morning, at precisely 1:43am EST, I turned 30-years-old. Leading up to this day, I went through an array of emotions. Dread & Denial: thirty?! How did this happen? And so fast? I’m not ready, dammit! There’s still so much left to do. I’ve never taken a cruise. I don’t know how to swim. Still have yet to master a stick shift. Pomp & Circumstance: fuck it. I’m going to throw a big ol’ bash. You only turn thirty once! I’ll rent out some ultra chic lounge in NYC and pop bottles all night. Or maybe copy off my homie

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