It’s a Hawk Eat Squirrel World

Yesterday, walking in Riverside Park in NYC, I saw a Red-Tailed Hawk swoop down, grab a squirrel,  slam it on the ground a few times until it was dead, and eat it. An apt metaphor for life in the city. I've lived in this city for my entire adult life. At times, I've felt like the squirrel, at Continue Reading

WeinerSpitzle

  Hello, my name is Ashley, and I'll be your server this evening.  This summer, our chef has a season long special: WeinerSpitzle.  WeinerSpitzle is an only in NY combination of hubris, stupidity, perversion, and blatant disregard for the law.  We take a little bit of working class Continue Reading

Samsung House, My House

A few weeks back, my fridge died.  It was old. It was battered.  It was time. My oven, too, had been acting up. So after much deliberation and research, I bought  a new fridge and range.  Both, as it turns out, from Samsung. One day later -- really - the very next day - I was invited to Samsung Continue Reading

MoonwalkNYC for Breast Cancer Research

I have a problem with breast cancer campaigns about Loving Boobies.  I think they trivialize a serious disease.  I don't love all the pink-i-fication of breast cancer -- as if it's not a real killer, just a fun, frilly, glamorous one.  That's why I'm thrilled to tell you about Moon Walk NY.  On Continue Reading

KidzVuz FashionTweenStas Event

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The Sunday before Thanksgiving, KidzVuz hosted our fifth event -- but by far our biggest one!  It was FashionTweenStas: Get your Girl On.  100 tween girls (yes, I am insane!) and their moms (less insane) in NYC  for a fashionable, fabulous, and fun day filled with all kind of great stuff for the Continue Reading