Spring Cleaning? There’s Free Charity Pick-Ups In NYC!

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Spring cleaning is high on my list of favorite things.  (Crazy?  Yeah, I know.  But nothing quite beats the feeling of an organized closet, right?!)  What’s perhaps NOT on my list of favorite things is the aftermath of a good closet cleanse: bagging and lugging all the giveaways downtown to the nearest Goodwill/SalvationArmy/charity of choice.  […]

Noteworthy New Yorkers: Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation

Angel Ball

Jaclyn Smith has said that, “Angels are like diamonds.  They can’t be made, you have to find them.  Each one is unique.”  Get ready for a unique evening because on October 29, 2013, Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation will be having its annual Angel Ball to celebrate the life of a very special angel, Gabrielle Rich. In […]

Noteworthy New Yorkers: The Skin Cancer Foundation

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The Skin Cancer Foundation is holding its annual Skin Cancer Foundation Gala on October 15, 2013.  This always well-attended gala will be held at The Plaza Hotel, Fifth Ave and Central Park South, New York, NY.  This is the evening the Skin Sense Awards are given in recognition of exceptional achievement in the field of […]

The Website NYC Pooch Parents Will Love


I think I speak for most New Yorkers with a soul when I say we’re a pretty dog-centric city.  Our apartments may be small, but our hearts are big and ready to be filled with that unconditional love only man’s best friend can provide.  That’s why Gillman and I were thrilled to discover a website […]

Celebrating The Bowery + Giveaway

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This contest has officially ended.  A huge New York thank you to all who participated, and congrats to our winner, Carol!  Stay tuned for more exciting UsedYorkCity.com giveaways! Last week I had the opportunity to head downtown on the F train and celebrate the oldest street in NYC…you guessed it…The Bowery.  A long overdue designation, The […]

Join History With A Bash On The Bowery!

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When an invitation reads “…An evening of music, food, and libations”, my RSVP checked yes is returned in no time.  Even better when the festivities are celebrating the oldest street in my favorite city in the world. On March 20th, 2013, join Two Bridges Neighborhood Council and Bowery Alliance of Neighbors at the Bowery Hotel […]

Noteworthy New Yorkers: The American-Scottish Foundation

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Robert Burns has been quoted as saying, “There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.” Well, one thing for sure is that on January 18, 2013, The American-Scottish Foundation is having its 18th Burns Night Gala Celebration.     This fundraising event will begin with a reception, a whisky tasting of Bowmore and Glen […]

Noteworthy New Yorkers: The International Debutantes

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On Saturday, December 29, 2012, forty three women of distinction from the United States and abroad will make their bow to society at the 58th International Debutante Ball and Dinner Dance. These debutantes will represent England, France, Scotland, The Netherlands and thirteen American states.  This very colorful and patriotic event will begin at 7:30 p.m. […]

Noteworthy New Yorkers: Project Paz

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Mother Theresa said, “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”  Keeping that in mind, Project Paz is a New York based non-profit created by a group of professionals to promote peace in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.  Their mission is to reach out to their peers in New […]

The Kitchen Serves Up Art

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The Kitchen is not your Mom’s everyday space used for whipping up 3 solid meals.  The Kitchen, rather, is a non-profit, interdisciplinary organization that gives the innovative artist the opportunity to create and present new work in the safe space of their “kitchen” in the form of video, music, dance, performance, film and literature.     […]

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