Haute Holiday Looks

Turkey day is right around the corner and the winter holidays are soon to follow. This is the time to do some holiday shopping and to let your style shine during the many upcoming festivities. Whether you are going to your grandparents for Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas caroling around your neighborhood, celebrating one of the eight nights of Hanukkah, or watching the ball drop o...

Donate A Dress Shirt, Get A Shirt

If you’re looking to do good and look good this holiday season then here is a perfect place to start. Marcella, a men’s custom shirt and suit shop based in Soho, has partnered with Career Gear to give low income men a chance at a fresh start. From now through December 15th, for every gently used dress shirt you donate, you’ll receive $20 off a brand new Marcella custo...

Fine Dining Welcomes You Home: The House

Fall and winter remind us of home and unfortunately for some of us, home is more than just a cab ride away. In a recent visit to The House, a renovated 1854 carriage house, members of the DOWNTOWN team were able to sample signature American cuisine with a fine dining twist. Chef Sean Olnowich manages to bring unique and dynamic flavors to dishes we already know and love. It was l...

SD26′s Annual White Truffle Gala

On November 19th, food critics, socialites, and foodies all gathered at SD26 to celebrate Tony and Marisa May's 25th Annual White Truffle Gala. I had the pleasure of attending again for the 4th time and this was by far the greatest one yet. From the time I walked through the door, servers with an array of delectable hors d’oeuvres greeted me. Trays of Tartrá Piemontese, Wild ...

Environment New York Report: 20% Solar in Reach

Solar power is growing so fast in New York that goals once considered ambitious are now seen as readily achievable, according to a new report by Environment New York Research & Policy Center. “We can get to 20% solar energy in New York by 2025 if we just keep our foot on the accelerator,” said Heather Leibowitz, Director of Environment New York. “That’s a small f...

Serfas Gloves: Fit to be Ridden

Gloves are probably the most neglected yet important apparel items in cycling. Any experienced cyclist will tell you that not wearing gloves is completely foolish. In this sport there is one certainty that will always hold true regarding the dreaded crash: It is not a matter of if you will crash, but when. When that event occurs, your hands, out of natural defense, will hopefully...

Admittobitter: Five Years From Now

DOWNTOWN Magazine asked local pop-up shop, Admittobitter, where they saw themselves in five years. Check out owner, Jacqueline Joseph's response here! Jacqueline Joseph: I have never been a fan of this question, whether asked of me professionally or personally. The world is too volatile, and life too random. One never knows what is going to happen next, no matter how bulletpro...

How to Make The Most of A Mid Day Snack Attack

The word “snacking” can often evoke the image of someone sitting on the couch mindlessly chomping away on a bowl of chips. But when done the right way, healthy snacking can actually help you lose weight, control cravings and keep you focused on your daily healthy eating plan. Before we get to the list of my favorite mid-day snacks, here are a few snacking basics to remembe...

A Taste Of Balls Vodka: Get Some!

Have you been searching for a new vodka to spice up your boring, after-work drinks? Look no further because we have the solution for you. High-tail it out of the office and head to the liquor store to grab some balls...Balls Vodka that is. Balls Vodka is a high-quality, straightforward, corn based vodka best served with a taste of fun. Based in New York, Balls Vodka is now ...

InsideTracker: A Personalized Path to Health, Wellness, and Performance

Recently I was contacted by InsideTracker to test their program designed to improve health by increasing energy, improving sleep, reducing pain and injury, optimizing mood, raising metabolism, and enhancing overall performance. A team of scientists, exercise physiologists, nutritionists, and physicians have created five different plans ranging from $50 to $500. InsideTracker p...

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If you’re looking to do good and look good this holiday season then here is a perfect place to start. Marcella, a men’s custom shirt and suit shop based in Soho, has partnered w...

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Serfas Gloves: Fit to be Ridden

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For any cyclist, riding 100 miles (a century) is daunting task. Unlike shorter, 4...