Author: NikkiOnTheDaily

Daily Fit: Keeping COVID Calm

Cue every possible reference to the 2011 film, “Contagion.” A chef in Hong Kong touches a roasted pig that was infected by a bat, before shaking hands with a woman, unknowingly spreading a viral infection that turns into a worldwide pandemic. It sounds eerily familiar because, suddenly, we’re living in it (only the movie takes

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Basquiat: An American Artist

Jean-Michel Basquiat was an influential American artist in the early 1980s during the Neo-Expressionism art movement. He quickly rose to fame from his beginnings as a graffiti artist known as SAMO during the New York modern art era, a time when artists were celebrities and celebrated in nightclubs and downtown galleries. His life seemed to

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Dante NYC Launched APERItiki Menu At Moby’s

Dante NYC and Moby’s, two iconic eateries, partnered up in July to bring Hamptonites the best of summer sipping style. Moby’s recently returned for its eighth season in East Hampton. In adapting to unprecedented pandemic times, the location at 341 Pantigo Road includes an indoor lifestyle market, extensive to-go offerings (check out this adorable Italian

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Hudson’s Mill Tavern in Hudson Valley

About an hour north of NYC, located in a Hudson Valley town called Garnerville (a hamlet in Haverstraw), Hudson’s Mill Tavern remains essentially unnoticed. Its inconspicuous location is tucked away behind several seemingly abandoned brick buildings. But walk through the doors and you’ll discover food as rich as the buildings history itself. According to the

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LMNTS Pop-Up Fitness in Toronto

Hotel X Toronto is combating travel woes by being the site to a new pop-up yoga and fitness experience featuring 50 private, clear, geodesic domes standing 7 feet tall and 12 feet wide with 110 square feet of personalized space. LMNTS Outdoor Studio, pronounced elements, has partnered with locally based 10XTO, Solis Movement, BeHot Yoga,

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DanceBody Returns To The Hamptons

DanceBody is back for its 7th summer in the Hamptons and sporting a sexy, new look. The dance inspired fitness classes are kicking it up a notch with socially distant outdoor workouts while wearing futuristic face shields. In partnership with Noli Yoga, the shields are a cross combination between sun visors and sun glasses with

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COVID-19 PTSD Is Inevitable

As COVID-19 cases begin to surge across the country, again, questions surrounding when life will truly return to normal rise along with it. And yet, our current plight is anything but a mystery. Did we really think we had this thing beat in less than four months? Was reopening such a good idea? As New

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Face Masks For Working Out

The heat is rising and quarantining at home is starting to feel less restricting as outdoor activities open up. But even so, staying 6 feet apart and donning a face covering doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Wearing them can be uncomfortable and downright limiting — especially when it comes to working

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Youngs Farm

When I was a child, my father would take me driving along the Gold Coast of Long Island to gather leaves on many a crisp, fall afternoon. We’d get out of the car at random leaf clusters along the road in Roslyn, Glen Cove, the Brookvilles, and picked the brightest colors in full form. He

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Support Montauk

In times of sink or swim, Montauk has never been known to leave a member of its community behind. That resilient nature withstands the harshest of winters, making the financial storm due to the COVID-19 pandemic just another battle it must weather — together. In April, East Hampton native Bryan Seekamp threw a life preserver

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