Category: New York

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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Sail Away Coffee x NoFoDoCo

Sheltering from the chaos ensuing outside of my front door, coffee and food have become my new favorite antisocial activities. While everyone else is stocking up on toilet paper and hand sanitizer, I’m making my way for the 30 oz coffee grinds and packets of chocolate. We all have our pandemic priorities. It turns out,

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A Glimpse Into NY Police During COVID-19

When COVID-19 first broke out no one in the United States thought much of it, since it began on the other side of the world. But for New Yorkers the world is a much smaller place when taking into account air traffic from JFK and Newark International Airports, both under 15 miles from Manhattan and

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All That Jazz With Judy Carmichael

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Swinger! A Jazz Girl’s Adventures from Hollywood to Harlem chronicles the journey of jazz pianist Carmichael from her beginnings in Pico Rivera, a southern, urban area in Los Angeles County. The collection of comical, autobiographical essays guides readers on the path that

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Paola’s Gets Back To The Basics

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Italian restaurants are like Italian people; each obtain their own unique, robust personality with one commonality, a love for food. Occupying the former space of EMP Summer House and Moby’s  in East Hampton, is Paola’s East. What began 33 years ago in

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Candytopia

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here   Take a walk on the sweet side into a museum that’s a confectionery dream. New York City welcomed Candytopia, with sugary goodness to devour at every turn amid crafted, interactive artwork made entirely of candy. The magical place was only steps

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Four Farm Fresh: Long Island Grown

The following is a series of articles I pitched & published for The Independent Newspaper in September of 2018. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Farm land as far as the eye can see. That was once the beauty and bounty of Long Island’s East End. Despite supermarket takeovers, farming is still a prominent profession for

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FORWARD_Space

It’s dance. Pure, uninhibited, exhilarating dance. In October 2018, Kristin Sudeikis opened a studio on Spring Street in New York City called FORWARD_Space that offers 50-minute sessions in a “sanctuary-meets-club environment.” When I arrived, I expected a typical cardio dance class. I attempted to follow the choreography that, let’s be honest, as with most other

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Daily Fitness: Hamptons Float

Floatation Therapy, also known as sensory deprivation tanks, are typically perceived one of two ways: a blissful escape or a claustrophobic nightmare. Immersing oneself into an 8 x 4 foot space of salt water, with the option of no light or sound? It can sound jarring at first. However, despite how you choose to mentally

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Tote Taxi is First Class For Your Bags

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   Getting off the train one Friday afternoon, Danielle Candela returned home to the Hamptons. However, her tremendous bags reminded her of the commute to get there, countless shoes and all. During this tiresome moment in the summer of 2016, Candela found the inspiration for her new

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