Spring is finally upon us, with brighter skies and slightly warmer weather — but when is the first official day of spring in 2021? Tomorrow, Saturday, March 20th is the first official day of spring!

Spring in NYC brings a sense of optimism to the five boroughs. Residents shed their winter coats and emerge to take advantage of green spaces across the City. …


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Welcome to our Valentine’s Day gift guide, where you’ll find great gifts ideas for your #WCW or #MCM. Let’s face it, 2020 devoured us, so let’s spread some love this Valentine’s Day! Below you’ll find the best of everything in fashion, beauty, technology, food and everything in-between!

Conversely, if you’re nursing a broken heart, curl up with a bottle of wine and DIY cocktails with everything from Ciroc, Krug Champagne, Barefoot Wines and more!

So without further ado, here is your Ultimate Gift Guide for Valentine’s Day! It covers flowers, small budget gifts and gifts for the home.

For Her

Treat her…


Christmas circa 1920

Welcome to our holiday gift guide, where you’ll find hundreds of great gifts ideas for everyone on your gift list. Below you’ll find the best of everything in fashion, beauty, technology, food and everything in-between!

So without further ado, here is your Ultimate Gift Guide for Christmas! It covers stocking stuffers, small budget gifts, gifts for the home, and ideas for pretty much everyone else in your life.

Perfect Stocking Stuffers

Who doesn’t like a nice small, but thoughtful gift. Check out some small surprises that will be sure to leave a huge smile for your favorite recipient.

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Whether trick-or-treating is happening on All Hallows Eve this year or not, the holiday will not be canceled. A full moon, a blue moon, and Saturday celebrations mean the fun, the fright, and the delight of Halloween is as strong as ever.

We’ve rounded up a collection of spooky creations to satisfy any small or virtual gathering that you may be a part of this year. In addition to some delicious cocktails we have you covered for some special treats and safe travel options to give you a spook!

COCKTAILS

The Sandman’s Serenade


Less than a year following the launch of Maison №9, the French rosé created by Post Malone, entrepreneur James Morrissey of Global Brand Equities, and Dre London, long-time music manager, the co-founders announce Maison №9’s 2021 launch, inclusive of a new vintage and all-new merchandise, available online starting today!

The 2020 vintage ($21.99 for a 750mL bottle) has a new look, including an updated logo and color scheme. Six new pieces of merch will be on sale including Maison №9 sweatshirts, t-shirts and a hat.


It’s been a looooong year of being trapped inside, and that quarantine life has turned everyone’s homes and apartments into an office, gym, movie theater, and the hottest club in town.

Even though we hope better days are around the corner, people desperately need some relaxation. Luckily, there are few better ways to unwind than with a classic bubble bath followed by a glass of wine.

Unfortunately, as many young city-dwellers know all too well, apartment tubs can be cramped, old, super dirty or worse, might not even exist — leaving you with no way to take the relaxing bubble…


You’re hearing it here first: country music artist and member of the Smithworks family, Blake Shelton is joining the hard seltzer craze with the launch of Smithworks® Hard Seltzer Lemonade.

Renowned for their award-winning vodka, Smithworks and Shelton will launch four mouth-watering lemonade flavors as the perfect summertime refreshment for all casual occasions — Classic Lemon, Ripe Strawberry, Southern Peach Tea and Crisp Lime — just in time for warmer weather months.

Whether you’re at a socially distanced backyard BBQ, enjoying a day at the lake or need a convenient drink solution for a casual hang out with close friends…


Furthering its commitment to building a more sustainable tomorrow, Bulleit Frontier Whiskey announced today that the brand is once again teaming up with American Forests as well as North America’s “Most Imaginative Bartender” Carley Gaskin to create a limited-edition eco-friendly cocktail kit in celebration of Earth Month and Earth Day 2021.

Available for cocktail and environmental enthusiasts to purchase starting today on Cocktail Courier, Bulleit will donate 22% of profits from each kit sold during the month of April up to $10,000 to American Forests in recognition of Earth Day on April 22.

Reinforcing the brand’s dedication to operating responsibly…


Jean Shafiroff, Stacey Leuliette ©Annie Watt

One has to wonder when our favorite New Yorkers will return to their UES pads and Hamptons retreats…but we can report that one of our favorite Upper East Siders, Jean Shafiroff is still holding court down in the sunny skies and warm weather of Palm Beach, Florida.

The busy Philanthropist, author and TV host along with Christine Schott Ledes, hosted a luncheon in honor of Stacey Leuilette at Le Bilboquet, in Palm Beach, Florida. …


Since the country wasn’t able to celebrate so many occasions in 2020, Club Getaway is coming to the rescue with a special Holiday Rewind Memorial Day Weekend to kick off their summer season.

Ten of the biggest holidays; New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Mardi Gras, Easter, July 4th, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah will be celebrated in fun ways during Memorial Day Weekend at this super-fun weekend summer camp for adults (that was the subject of a Bravo series last year called Camp Getaway).

Tony Bowles, Contributing Columnist

Tony Bowles is one of the youngest sought out journalists in the media world. He focuses on lifestyle, travel, entertainment, food and more! Based out of NYC.

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