Ampia & Atla

Ampia Atla 2

As more New York City restaurants are opening for outdoor dining, I want to do my best to support them by trying at least one a week. Two that have stood out are: Ampia Rooftop and Gnoccheria Rooftops are prime real estate in a busy city, and Ampia is special. They have installed glass greenhouses […]

Il Posto Accanto

Il Posto Accanto

Finding my favorite restaurant reopening for outside dining was like finding treasure. Il Posto Accanto is a hidden gem in the East Village of New York. A tiny space with no more than 10 tables, it now occupies the sidewalk and some of the streets on East 2nd. Il Posto has been there for 25 years and […]

Misfits Market

Misfits Market

I discovered Misfits Market on a creative subway ad last year. Their slogan is “always fresh, sometimes normal”. They deliver organic produce to your door, for significantly less than supermarket prices. They source from crops rejected by big retailers because they are too big or too small or irregularly shaped. People have been posting pictures […]

Oprah & Deepak 21-Day Meditation Experience

Oprah and Deepak

I have been practicing meditation for several years and I find the most helpful and easy for all levels is Deepak Chopra’s Meditation app. He and Oprah Winfrey have a series that is quite wonderful. Oprah Winfrey gives a short introduction and Deepak Chopra gives you a mantra and leads you into meditation. Each is […]