NYC’s Treasure Island

I’ve called Roosevelt Island home for the past four and a half years. It’s been named everything from Minnahanonck by the Native Americans to Hog Island by the Dutch and then Blackwell’s Island and Welfare Island before the renaming in 1971, honoring President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Perhaps a more appropriate name would be Treasure Island. A somewhat mysterious, quirky Manhattan... Continue Reading →

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Designing A Dynasty

The Season 7 premiere of Selling New York airs today at 11:00am EST and features my favorite NYC designer and dear friend, John Lyle. I'm proud to say that I helped the team and participated in this major project by shining a chair, but that's as far as my decorating skills took me. Invited to... Continue Reading →

The Last Oorah

A glass of red Hungarian wine, a heated conversation on letting myself go, and an unbelievably sweet Groupon deal featuring a friend’s fitness studio led me down the road to fitness boot camp. Standing along the East River, surrounded by a large group of twenty-somethings dressed in the latest lululemon athletic wear, I hold my... Continue Reading →

Changing Course

by Guest Blogger Tracy Kaler I went to work for the last time today. My final commute to New Jersey--I am certainly happy about that. What will I do tomorrow? That is the question.It's never easy changing routine, even if it's welcome change. But I do have an agenda.I will go to Alvin Ailey for my dance... Continue Reading →

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