February 19th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
TF Cornerstone’s elegant Upper East Side building The Fairfax just got even more desirable, with the grand opening this week of a perfect little Citbabes Playroom located right in the back of the lobby. As its name suggests, The Fairfax’s spanking-new playroom is co-managed and supplied by the great “family and lifestyles club” Citibabes in SoHo.
It’s filled with high-end toys and furniture; lots of costumes, props, and dress-up stuff for imaginative play; arts and crafts supplies for all manner of creative projects; and enough open space … Read More »
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February 14th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
Mooncake Foods Opens Fourth Location
This is a big win for the FiDi. Ever since the mid-aughts the team behind Mooncake Foods have been feeding hungry Manhattanites at their ever-lengthening string of cozy, Asian-y, quick-bite restaurants: first in Soho, then Chelsea, then Hells Kitchen. Run by an affable pair of married couples (plus one mother-in-law), Mooncake Foods has become almost cultishly adored for its emphasis on healthy cooking methods (no fryers here); fresh, high-quality, often organic ingredients; big, exciting flavors; AND all at beautifully low prices. Just last week Mooncake Foods opened … Read More »
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February 11th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
Have you ever worked out with your spouse or “S.O.?” My girlfriend and I thought it would be great time together. Not so much. Turns out that we both (ok…maybe I more than she) like having that personal time alone to just go at our pace undistracted.
I set out to find an alternative activity for her to enjoy so I wouldn’t have to give up my LA Fitness time. A good friend suggested beginner dance classes at the Alvin Ailey Dance studio. That turned out to be a fantastic suggestion. I … Read More »
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New York City life is musical. From the infamous Theater District on Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, to the legendary Webster Hall and The Bitter End of the East Village, NYC is where music enthusiasts and performers alike call home. Whether you want to relive the Harlem Renaissance or walk in Bob Dylan’s footsteps, musical influence can be found on every New York City corner.
New York City life is culinary. Home to restaurants owned by world class chefs like Daniel Boloud and Marcus Samuelsson, New York City’s culinary assets surpass that of all major cities. Whether you’re it’s the freshly prepared ramen of Koreatown you crave, or Little Italy’s hearty bowls of pasta, New York City life is a foodie’s oasis.
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