New York City Businesses Owned by Women

Retail display at American Two Shot. Clothes on a spiral rack in front a neon pink light hanging on the wall.

In my quest to shop local and in honor of Women’s History Month, I visited three New York City businesses owned by women this month. While I was hoping to check out many more, the ones I’ve featured here have… Read moreNew York City Businesses Owned by Women

Celebrate Women’s History Month in New York City

Protest sign: A Woman's Place is in the Resistence

Women’s History Week was proclaimed in 1982 and within five years, that week expanded into Women’s History Month. By then–1987–Ronald Reagan was president. He had appointed 325 judges to federal benches and 278 of them were white men. That same… Read moreCelebrate Women’s History Month in New York City

Hard Hat Tour: A Time Capsule at Ellis Island

The room we’re standing in has been crumbling for decades—paint and plaster have fallen away from the once whitewashed walls in large chunks, revealing a dingy concrete base. The dirt on the floor is so thick that it records footprints…. Read moreHard Hat Tour: A Time Capsule at Ellis Island

Valentine’s Day in New York City

Once you crack the hard outer shell of New York City, you’ll find romance spilling out of the seams, and on Valentine’s Day especially, the city pulls out all the stops. Restaurants throughout the city offer special meals for two… Read moreValentine’s Day in New York City