Great Places to Eat in NYC

Cynthia Cheng In a recent trip to New York, I had the chance to eat at several different restaurants including: SnAKS on 5:  Located on the fifth floor (contemporary ladies’ clothing) at Saks Fifth Avenue, this restaurant serves, well, more “snacky” type foods than the SFA Cafe on the eighth floor.  What’s interesting about the […]

Poll Results: Tims Should Do Well In Manhattan

  Last week, Prospere Magazine asked its readers whether they thought that Tim Hortons, which recently opened several stores in Manhattan, would do well there. Amazingly, over half of you (at 56.3%) believed that it would – after all, there Timmy’s is already in the US market.  6.3% of you said that it’ll take time […]

Tim Hortons in the Big Apple? Yea or Nay?

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I Heart You: 8 New Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in New York City

Robert Haynes-Peterson A few years ago for Valentine’s Day, my sweetheart and I celebrated by wandering through Manhattan, sharing “Secret New York” with each other-the quirky jazz lounge on Ave. C, the real Winnie the Pooh at the NYPL Children’s Library.  Our day together, learning what each other knew, was perhaps our most successful and […]

A Little North of the Border in Manhattan

T U Dawood The Canadian Association of New York Foundation recently held its annual black-tie fundraising gala Maple Leaf Ball at The Plaza Hotel. The swanky affair brought out the crème de la crème of the Canadian community of New York with a VIP dinner followed by a cocktail dance party and ultimately an after […]

J.Crew's Collection – They're Trying Too Hard : Poll

Last week’s question: J.Crew recently opened its collection store in Manhattan, with items priced at up to $3,000. Was this a good or bad idea? I found the results a little interesting.  Half of you felt that J.Crew was trying too hard by opening their Collection store, despite having had the line for years, while […]

Lunching at Jean-Georges in NYC

Cynthia Cheng New York is full of expensive restaurants, but there are only a handful that’s high on everyone’s list.   Jean-Georges is one of them.  However, Jean-Georges has one thing that most other places do not have. It has an amazing Prix-Fixe lunch that is lighter on the wallet than their “regular” dinner menu. For $28 US, […]