Monthly Archives: June 2011

16 Handles Upper West Side: “Grand Opening” Today

Although it has been open nearly two months, 16 Handles is having its official Grand Opening today.  16% discount, raffle, and balloons out front (photo below).    See my original Post on 5/4/2011 for more details on 16 Handles. Advertisements

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Romero Britto Exhibit at Time Warner Center

Last time I was walking by the Time Warner Center, I noticed a colorful happy-looking teddy bear sculpture (that reminded me a bit of Hello Kitty).    I stopped to find out more and learned that it was created by … Continue reading

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Great Yoga Classes in “My Five Blocks” of the Upper West Side: Pure Yoga and Reebok Sports Club/NY

Yoga has certainly become mainstream — not just for hard core yogis anymore.   It seems that more and more studios are opening in Manhattan, and traditional gyms are increasing their yoga class offerings.  In the last two years, I … Continue reading

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Yankee Baseball Cupcakes at Magnolia Bakery

Yankee fans will be happy to find Yankee-themed cupcakes at Magnolia Bakery on Columbus Ave.  Go Yankees!

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Limited Time “Swan Lake” Cupcakes at Magnolia Bakery

In honor of the American Ballet Theater’s Swan Lake, check out the “Swan Lake” cupcakes at Magnolia Bakery on Columbus Avenue at 69th street.  Chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream and whipped vanilla icing.  

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