Meet Catherine Zadeh, a Manhattan-based designer whose jewelry is simple, elegant, and made with durable materials to last a lifetime.
MAR 30, 2018 | BY: BERTRAM PROCTOR
Wellness for Makers' Healthy Hands Gift Pouch When we think of strengthening, we often think of weight-training at the gym. The idea of committing to that kind of routine can be intimidating, but when we think of “strength” as it relates to the health of our hands, eyes, or businesses, it becomes a lot more accessible. Strengthen your hands. Your dominant hand and wrist get a lot of extra exercise from everyday activities. Brushing your teeth, holding your phone, and sipping your favorite beverage may not seem like a lot of muscular activity, but it all adds up. Challenge yourself...
MAR 27, 2018 | BY: MISSY GRAFF BALLONE
Wedding design for the modern couple often does not fit into the neat categories of bohemian, glam, rustic, and the like. For nontraditional couples looking to make a statement on their wedding day, Justine Broughal of Together Events offers 5 tips for creating an awe-inspiring celebration.
MAR 16, 2018 | BY: JUSTINE BROUGHAL
Lake George's Sham "Rock" the Block. Photo from The Lake George Examiner Sure, when we think of St. Patrick's Day in New York, we can't help but associate the holiday with that famous NYC Cathedral, and massive, sometimes rambunctious, parade down Fifth Avenue. For those looking to celebrate with friends and family elsewhere on Saturday, March 17, here is a list curated by I LOVE NY of locations across the state, from Albany to Buffalo, hosting parades, food festivals, and an even Irish American museum exhibition. ALBANY St. Patrick's Day Parade begins 2 pm at Quail Street and Central Avenue Irish American...
MAR 14, 2018 | BY: NEW YORK MAKERS
While on the topic of “strong” and the Statue of Liberty, it has been estimated that 40% of U.S. citizens can trace at least one of their ancestors who bravely boarded ship and passed by her before landing on Ellis Island. In their honor, here are a few that represent the breadth of talent they bore on their wings.
MAR 13, 2018 | BY: KATHLEEN WILLCOX
Attorney Roberta Kaplan (left) and Edie Windsor (right) in To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v Windsor Yes, New Yorker Donna Zaccaro is proudly the daughter of Geraldine Ferraro, who ran for U.S. Vice President in 1984 as Walter Mondale’s running mate -- the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party. And she is so much more. Donna Zaccaro (left) and mother Geraldine Ferraro (right). Photo Courtesy Of: Donna Zaccaro Formerly a long-time award-winning producer for the “Today” show at NBC News, Donna has also worked in politics, public affairs marketing and communications, and investment banking...
MAR 13, 2018 | BY: SILDA WALL SPITZER
Ever wondered who makes all those golden Oscar award statuettes? It turns out they’re made in our very own Hudson Valley by the Fine Art Foundry Polich Tallix!
MAR 02, 2018 | BY: BERTRAM PROCTOR
Lady Liberty has been radiating strength from New York Harbor since 1816 -- sometimes in the face of controversy -- as she has stood eponymously representing “Liberty” and welcoming the world to America’s shores. In 2018, she sparked another storm but held her ground to help inspire the U. S. Women’s Olympic Hockey team to its Gold Medal win in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
MAR 01, 2018 | BY: NEW YORK MAKERS
Let’s call it what it is: Menopause. And it is nothing to be afraid of. NYC’s Dr. Patricia Yarberry-Allen pioneering efforts through Women’s Voices for Change have engendered stronger women owning their journey through all the stages of life.
MAR 30, 2017 | BY: NEW YORK MAKERS
After decades of decrepitude, Troy is stronger -- and better -- than ever thanks to a new generation of creatives that discovered cheap charm on the streets of Troy, moved in and launched a cultural renaissance. These dependable Troy hot spots belong on every hit list.
MAR 29, 2017 | BY: KATHLEEN WILLCOX