After Hurricane Sandy, the retail industry quickly began assisting those who have had their homes and lives damaged. Some are boutiques that regularly give to charity and made special donations; others are larger corporations donating more than $1 million.
These days, gluten-free baked goods and pastas can't be distinguished from their wheat-based brethren. We've come a long way from the days of rice cakes and dried fake bread! Visit these bakeries, restaurants and shops and feast!
With the July 4th Weekend approaching, many New Yorkers are looking forward to their favorite beach getaway: The Hamptons. Whether you're visiting for a day or the season, you'll have a number of new retailers to serve a variety of needs.
The Spring Show, (May 3 to 6 at the Park Avenue Armory, sponsored by the Art and Antique Dealers League of America) led me to make a list of some of New York City's great shops for furniture, jewelry and objets d'art.
It's Leap Day! The date when by tradition, women can propose marriage to the men in their lives. Of course, women have been disregarding this for years, but today is a perfect excuse to buy a gift for your favorite guy.
I've often said that New York is the retail capital of the world, and that no international shop or designer is truly global without a location here. But we also have a number of shops that are ONLY here.
These days we fashionistas must watch our wallets as carefully as we watch our waistlines. That doesn't mean we have to sacrifice our love of luxury, however; New York offers a plethora of luxury discount shops.
It may be August, but there's still time to sneak in that summer vacation. The key to a relaxing trip is making sure you're properly equipped before you leave, with the right luggage, the right information, and the right tools.
While no one is expecting the kind of uber exuberance once associated with the spending habits of wealthy consumers, it is also clear that the rich are beginning to again embrace their inner-shoppaholic.