"Spectacular." "Heart-stopping." "Magnificent." These are the words used to describe an exciting show beginning tonight at Madison Square Garden. At Circus 1903: The Golden Age of Circus, an extraordinary pair of elephants stomp onto the stage, only they're not real, they're enormous, elegantly stitched puppets.And that's just the beginning. The master magicians behind The Illusionists and the award-winning puppeteers who created the hit show War Horse banded together to create a turn-of-the-century-inspired … [Read more...] about Giveaway: Win Tickets to Circus 1903
Forget Miami Beach. Westchester’s the place to be this spring break. With Easter egg hunts, baby farm animals and so much outdoor shopping, there’s no better time of year to get out there and enjoy the warmer temps. Here are 25 ideas on what to do -- and if they aren’t enough for you, check out our events calendar for more.1. Watch spring unfold at a local botanical garden. Go on a garden highlights walk at Wave Hill (pictured above), check out what’s blooming at Lasdon Park in Katonah, or catch the last weekend of … [Read more...] about Spring Break in Westchester
My 7-year-old son had off from school the other day so we decided to beat the crowds and go to Legoland in Ridge Hill in Yonkers. Beat the crowds? There were only a handful of kids there. And for good reason.When you enter Legoland, they usually greet you for the "Factory Tour," where LEGOs are made. With no one in sight, we looked around on our own and tried to "make" our own LEGO. When we turned the cogs in the machine, nothing happened. The machine was broken. So was one of the touch screens for the virtual Make … [Read more...] about Legoland Needs a Revamp. Badly.
Everyone uses Evite, including me, but there are so many things about that really bother me. Sometimes invitations inexplicably go straight into the trash folder. There are so many garish, obtrusive ads on the site and on the invitation itself. I find the interface really annoying in general.I decided to look into other online invitation sites, to weigh their pros and cons, and found some pretty decent alternatives. Each of the three companies below offer free designs and a much better user experience. There’s … [Read more...] about On the Hunt For Better Online Invitations
This post was brought to you by Scarsdale Medical Group. Now that warm weather is (slowly) approaching, we are all eager to take advantage of warmer temps and get active outside. "Whether you're heading out for a run or a round of golf, it's important to be very mindful of your foot health," says podiatrist Dr. Michelle Castiello of Scarsdale Medical Group. Her goal as a podiatrist is to keep her patients, who range from 2 to 92 (and older), as active as possible for as long as possible. Be PreparedAs … [Read more...] about Keep Your Feet Healthy This Spring
Actor Andrew McCarthy stole my heart trying to woo Molly Ringwald in Pretty in Pink when I was 11-years-old. I fell deeper after watching his other hits: "Less Than Zero," "St. Elmo's Fire," and "Weekend at Bernie's." Well, the eighties heartthrob is speaking in Westchester this week. It turns out McCarthy has done so much since those eighties flicks; he directed the hit series Orange is the New Black and Blacklist. He even serves as editor-at-large at National Geographic Traveler.And he's just written his first … [Read more...] about Remember This 80s Movie Dreamboat?