The Ontario Wine Trail

With spring in full bloom and a favorable exchange rate to the dollar, a trip along the Canadian wine trail makes for a perfect weekend getaway. Though Canada is best known for their Ice Wine and festivals around this sweet nectar, the Ontario region also produces a wide mix of vintages including Chardonnays, Rieslings, Pinot Noirs, Cabernet Francs and more.



Quito is the variable and fascinating capital of Ecuador perched on the foothills of the South American Andes mountain range.  Lying perpendicular to the sun directly on the Earth’s equator, there are no changes in seasons, and the weather can be quite sporadic and change very quickly depending on the altitude you are on. Up…


Final Lineup Announced in 9th Annual “Choice Eats”

Photo Credit – Farooq Alihassan.   The Village Voice announces its final lineup of participants for the ninth annual Choice EatsPresented by Stella Artois, taking place on Friday, March 11th! The 15 new restaurants announced today include: Belle Reve, Butter Lane, Cabalito Pupuseria, Dough, ESH, The Gander, Grandaisy Bakery, Javelina Tex-Mex, Littleneck, Nha Minh, Pearl and Ash, Rosemary’s, Sheep Station, Sugar Couture, and Untamed Sandwiches.…

the ones to watch in real estate

The Ones to Watch in Real Estate

JODY KRISS       Jody Kriss is the principal and co-founder of East River Partners, a New York City-focused private equity investment and real estate development firm.  Jody has been focused on the development and financing of New York City real estate in NYC for nearly 20 years. He has developed multiple residential projects…

Arthur Aidala

Arthur Aidala

By Bennett Marcus.   You’ve seen attorney Arthur Aidala on television for years, as a longtime legal commentator analyzing complex cases for Fox News, as well as on Court TV, MSNBC, Fox 5, and New York 1. He also appears regularly on The Kelly File with his friend Megyn Kelly. What you may not know…

Dr, Robi Ludwig

Dr. Robi Ludwig

By Haiting Tan.   An established psychotherapist and a topnotch reporter, Dr. Robi Ludwig can now add writer to her already prolific resume. “Your Best Age Is Now” is a book complied of Dr. Ludwig’s scientific research and interviews that are aimed to bust the myths that society has of midlife. It is understandable that…

Andrea Correale

If you’ve attended Mariah Carey’s and Nick Cannon’s Hamptons wedding celebration, Billy Joel’s Fourth of July party, P. Diddy’s white fete, or events hosted by, Ivanka Trump Jewelry, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany or Google, you’ve seen Elegant Affairs in action from NYC to Montauk. You’ve also probably seen proprietor Andrea Correale share her food and…