There are two things guaranteed to make any mom-to-be-swoon: Mini-cupcakes and onesies. And thanks to Baked By Melissa’s ridiculously cute celebration boxes, you can help your favorite mama bear calm her sugar cravings and get a head start on her wee one’s wardrobe in a snap. read more
City Dentist’s Zoom teeth whitening technique simply uses gel and a bright light to get your grin glowing. After three 15 minute sessions, you can expect your teeth to be eight shades lighter. read more
Mother’s Day is right around the corner, but this year there’s no need to settle for those typical flowers and box of chocolates. Our Amanda Libby shared some perfectly unique finds on “Live From The Couch” that mom will be sure to love. Check out the clip, and shop the shoot below! read more
Renowned restaurateurs Andrew Carmellini, Josh Picard and Luke Ostrom (the same masterminds behind Locanda Verde and The Dutch) just opened the long-awaited and gut-renovated Lafayette, a bi-level 150-seat grand cafe and bakery. read more
Aptly named the Explorers collection, DVF’s latest line for little ones is filled with exotic prints and patterns like zebra motifs, floral prints, and even graffiti to bring out the adventurer in newborns, toddlers, and tweens up to age 14.
The Sugar Factory American Brasserie is a 3,000-square-foot candy emporium and restaurant boasting a large menu of eats, sweets and treats in the center of the Meatpacking District. read more
Thanks to Vimbly.com, a new site featuring some of the best classes and activities in in New York, you can treat Mom to an exciting (and much more creative) Mother’s Day gift in a snap. read more
Over the last few years, a number of restaurants have called the corner space at 225 Varick Street home, but we have a feeling the spot’s newest resident, Clarkson, is here to stay. Especially considering the dream team behind this newest eatery.
Zeel’s new on-demand iPhone app— think of it as Uber for massages—lets you book in-home appointments with verified, certified, licensed and insured massage therapists, who can be at your door in just 60 minutes.
Thanks to Last Minute, a new service launched by SpaFinder Wellness, you can instantly schedule same-day and next day appointments at deeply discounted rates.
It’s no secret that we love pizza. But with bikini season looming, indulging in a slice (or two) may not always seem like the best idea. No need to fret; thanks to Wild, a recently opened farm-to-table restaurant in the West Village, you can have your pie and eat it too.
Those with gluten, lactose and other dietary allergies looking to satisfy a sweet tooth often end up empty-handed, but Jennifer’s Way Bakery in the East Village looks to change that by thinking outside the tastes-like-cardboard-box. read more
Black15in1′s Miracle Finishing Hair Spray is a paraben and sulfate free formula that works way beyond providing that perfect and non-sticky feeling hold. This handy hair tool also treats your mane by offering UVA and UVB protection, hair color defense, and our favorite feature: Flyaway resistance. read more
When the renowned pioneer of molecular gastronomy and multi-course tasting menus decides to open a casual neighborhood pub, what can you expect? Say hello to Alder, where WD-50‘s Chef Wylie Dufresne and Executive Chef Jon Bignelli conjured up a sharable menu of surprising sweet and savory combinations for drinks, dinner and dessert. read more
We’ve come to expect trendy venues and creative menus from restaurateur Fredrick Lesort (of Plein Sud and Buddha Bar fame), but his latest, Grape & Vine, located in Greenwich Village’s new The Jade Hotel is one for the ages—and all hours, offering three meals a day in addition to lounge, late night, and weekend brunch menus. read more
L’Occitane’s new almond foot care cream uses almond milk to nourish the skin and purifying mint oil to refresh tired toes just in time for sandal season. But here’s the best part: We’re giving a tube away to one lucky reader! read more
Looking for the perfect bar to watch March Madness, sip on craft beers, and enjoy some inventive treats à la kale caeser salad? We thought so. Well, you can find it all at Hudson Common, the recently opened beer hall and burger joint located off lobby of the Hudson Hotel. read more
We have a new addiction. It’s called High Intensity Training, also known as HIT. And thanks to The Fhitting Room, a recently opened HIT studio on the Upper East Side, we have the perfect place to get our fix. read more
Here’s something to put a spring in your step: Meet Gap’s newest vintage-inspired sneaker, courtesy of a colorful collaboration with California-based brand SeaVees. read more
Sometimes, bigger isn’t always better. And Food Network’s Iron Chef and Chopped winner Madison Cowan is out to prove it with the menu at Slide, a new restaurant in Greenwich Village specializing in mini burgers, spiked milkshakes, and cannoli.
Have a case of spring fever? So do we. And if you’re looking for the perfect transitional piece to welcome warmer months, you can’t go wrong with a versatile chambray button-down like J.Crew’s “Keeper Shirt.” read more
At Butterfly Studio Salon’s noncommittal bang bar, you can a bangin’ new look without having to go under the scissors.
At Redhead Photography, owner and photo pro Deborah Hope Israeli promises to capture your baby at the perfect moment, in adorable poses with stunning detail. (We promise, you’ll want her work all over your Facebook page, on your wall, and even in a coffee table book!) read more
Carbone—the latest Italian-American restaurant from renowned team Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick of Nolita’s Torrisi Italian Specialities and Parm fame—tosses all rules out the window. read more
Looking for a perfect spring accessory? Get your hands on Essie’s new nail appliqués. The collection offers 12 on-trend shades dressed up with studs, lace, and animal prints. read more
It’s not easy to spot the entrance to Wise Men, a new bar and restaurant anonymously concealed behind a storefront-size vintage photo, but it’s definitely worth searching for. And once you turn the unique water valve handle to step inside, you’ll immediately be transported to a bygone era. read more
GiveScent is a pleasantly citrus fragrance (free of alcohol, formaldehyde, parabens, phthalates, and sulfates) that benefits Women for Women International, an organization dedicated to supporting women in war-torn countries. read more
Spring is right around the corner, which means you’re probably ready to throw your favorite motorcycle boots into storage and slip into something a little lighter. And if you’re looking for the perfect shoe to help you transition into warmer months, we have two words for you: d’Orsay flats. read more
As Hollywood’s leading ladies stepped out for the 85th Academy Awards, we noticed 5 major trends ruling the red carpet. From glittering gold gowns, to sophisticated embellishments, and plenty of pale hues, our gallery highlights the night’s hottest styles (and the stars who wore them best). read more
Shop Vaunte.com’s designer bag sale (featuring Fendi, YSL, and Chanel, to name a few) using WCIFTP’s VIP link until February 24th. read more
ActiveCare Physical Therapy is, as it suggests, an active way to treat your injuries and uses Pilates equipment (think reformers and trapeze tables) to get you back on your feet. And whether you’ve hurt yourself running in the great outdoors, during spin class or even walking in your heels down icy Manhattan streets, this method could make it all better.
The Dead Rabbit pays homage to New York’s 19th century Irish influence. Sounds stiff? The two-story space is anything but, except for a historically-accurate cocktail list with more than 70 cocktails that you won’t find anywhere else in the city. read more
Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe just opened the doors to DreamDry, a blowout and hairstyling salon joining the ranks of DryBar, Blow and Fix Beauty Bar in the quest to make girls on-the-go feel glamorous in as little as 40 minutes. read more
We adore a statement necklace. And after spotting a handful of jewel-encrusted collars and accessories on the Fall 2013 runways, we have even more reason to stock up our jewelry boxes stat. read more
NYFW is quickly coming to a close—the shows at Lincoln Center wrap on Thursday, February 14th— and one thing is clear: Come Fall, black is back. Vera Wang, Narciso Rodriguez, and Alexander Wang all sent dramatically dark ensembles down their runways, and we rounded up some perfect pieces to help you get the look stat. read more
If you’ve ever wanted to try a new class or the latest workout fad but don’t know where to go, our favorite new web site, Classtivity.com—think of it as OpenTable for classes, gyms, and studios—is here to help. read more
NYFW officially kicks off today, which means you’re probably searching for a little outfit inspiration before you hit the tents. Look no further. Lia Sophia’s recently launched Spring collection will perfectly complement any ensemble, with reasonably priced accessories that look much more expensive than they actually are. read more
Looking to spoil your little one with the hottest Hollywood approved items? Well, WCIFTP’s Amanda Libby showed off some celebrity favored must-haves on “Live From The Couch” (along with her growing baby bump). ” Check out the clip, and shop the shoot below! read more
Fresh off of his seafood success at Catch, Top Chef winner Hung Huynh has headed east, serving modern Asian cuisine at The General, the EMM Group’s newest restaurant. read more
Sophie Theallet’s newest collection of flirty looks just arrived at The Limited. The ‘Valentine Limited Collection’ is filled with date-ready pieces at affordable prices ranging from $20 to $118. read more
Looking for the perfect date night outfit? Well, get ready to fall in love. To celebrate Valentines Day, Tibi designer Amy Smilovic has launched a heart filled capsule collection. read more
Salvation Taco stays true April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman’s successful formula: it’s a fun bar with great food. read more
Looking to get your om on in 2013? Yoga Vida is offering new members an unlimited week of classes for $10. And in an effort to get in shape this New Year, we decided to test out the studio for ourselves. read more
Vault Icon’s newest line of lip-gloss is made with jojoba oil and vitamin E to keep your lips hydrated while providing a pretty pop of color. And since we’re feeling generous, we’re going to give a shade away to one lucky reader! Click here for details on how to enter.
It’s the New Year, which means a lot of us have vowed to eat better. For many, that means cleaner eating, less meat, and less of an impact on the planet. And what better place to help hang on to our healthy resolution than Blossom Du Jour. The rapidly growing fast-food restaurant (which opened a third location opened in Hell’s Kitchen this summer) is all vegan, so you won’t see any meat, dairy or egg products.
The 70th annual Golden Globes kicked off 2013′s award season on Sunday night and we all know what that means. Time to talk red carpet fashion! So what trends reigned? Check out our gallery of the Globes’ best-dressed and 5 top trends here. read more