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The Urbane Urbanite Checks In: The Seven Stars Resort in Turks & Caicos

If I could add an additional 1000 square feet to my apartment at home; swap out the hardwood for marble floors; throw in a master bathroom the size of a NYC studio apartment; and switch my drab view of Papa Johns with crystal clear blue ocean waters, my spot would look just like the rooms here at The Seven Stars Resort in the Turks and Caicos.

I feel so at home here; it’s less hotel, more home away from home.

I soooo needed this getaway. The winter blues began to set in. I was starting to live in my feelings on a daily basis. Again. And just when I was on the brink of an inevitable wall slide, my beloved editor hit me up and asked me to review this beautiful resort.

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The Ainsworth: An Upscale NYC Sports Bar

The Ainsworth is not your typical sports bar. Sure, there’s the standard fare: Flat screens (over three dozen to be exact) on display at every available angle; a mammoth-sized, fully-stocked bar that begs to be sat at and pine walls that evoke a rustic, woodsy vibe. But fused with all of the masculine details are charming chandeliers that hang from sky-high ceilings, sporadic splashes of printed wallpaper, white, sheer curtains and life-size plants that dress the store front windows and doorway, giving the decor a classy, delicate touch. Situated in the heart of Chelsea, The Ainsworth is a 6,000 square foot, full service neighborhood hangout,

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NYC FASHION WEEK 2010: Fashion Night Out

Bumper to bumper traffic. Swarms of people. Random celebrity spottings. A plethora of free booze and cupcakes. Women (and men) wobbling on cobblestone streets in sky high heels. Those were the sights and sounds of Fashion Night Out.  Fashion industry insiders, devotees and onlookers took over several sections of NYC (SoHo, Meatpacking District, Fifth Avenue) to kick off the start of NYC’s Fashion Week. I spent the evening with my favorite Fab Chick, Misha. We had a fun night of event hopping in SoHo.  Some of the spots we hit up: Paige Curve Hugo Boss Nicole Miller Betsey Johnson French

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