The Affordable Art Fair Kickoff Event at The W Recap @AAFNYC

For me art is a form of translating and expressing feelings, thoughts, memories and passions that are aren't so easy to translate into words. As a little girl I always wanted to hang my creations up on the refrigerator or in my bedroom.  You can say that I was somewhat of an aspiring artist.  I even took up drawing portraits in black and gray pencils.  My famous piece was one of Marilyn Monroe.  That love I have for art as a little girl has lived inside of me ever since. Fast … [Read more...]

See What’s Happening at the Bronx Zoo in September! #BronxZoo

Disclosure: As a Bronx Zoo Blog Ambassador, I received a family membership in exchange for my participation.  All opinions expressed here are always my own. Did you miss your chance to see the Bronx Zoo’s exciting Dinosaur Safari exhibit this summer? You’re in luck -- it has been EXTENDED! Bronx Zoo just announced that they will keep these enormous creatures at the zoo through November 3rd based on overwhelming popular demand. Don’t miss your last chance to see this amazing exhibit that … [Read more...]

Fête Paradiso: A Vintage French Carnival on Governor’s Island

Disclosure: I received ride tickets for this post. Where in the world can you find a 1920's vintage, French carnival with original carousels? France? Italy? Spain? Nope! If I told you it was right in my hometown, would you believe me? Well it's here in my hometown, New York City........Governor's Island to be exact. And it won't be there for long. From now til' September 29th (only weekends), you'll be able to visit an island that was closed off to the public for years and … [Read more...]

See Denisha & Chica This Weekend at The Bronx Zoo! #BronxZoo

Disclosure: As a Bronx Zoo Blog Ambassador, I received a family membership in exchange for my participation. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions expressed here are always my own. This weekend, August 24th and 25th, join Denisha & Chica from the popular live children’s TV series The Sunny Side Up Show on Sprout for an interactive adventure show with a prehistoric theme at The Bronx Zoo! About the show The Sunny Side Up Show is a live television programming block … [Read more...]

What’s Happening in August at the Bronx Zoo!

Disclosure: As a Bronx Zoo Blog Ambassador, I received a free family membership in exchange for my participation. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions expressed here are always my own. As a Bronx Zoo Ambassador, I get the latest scoop on what's new at The Bronx Zoo and the rest of the Wildlife Conversation Society so I can share it with all of my lovely readers. I'm already planning another visit to the Bronx Zoo to see exhibits and attractions we didn't get to see such as … [Read more...]

Come Follow Some Dino Tails Across New York and New Jersey! #DinoTail #BronxZoo

Something huge will be happening tomorrow, June 20, 2013, at over 40 locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Hoboken, New Jersey.  You will get to see approximately 50 people sporting a very unique fashion trend. They will conspicuously be wearing a very distinctive accessory that ties into the Bronx Zoo’s newest adventure, Dinosaur Safari. Look out for the Bronx Zoo members who will be distributing cards with a promotional code for 20% off the Total Experience tickets (including Dinosaur … [Read more...]

{Giveaway} Enter To Win (2) Tickets to See @Juanes at Radio City Music Hall! #AlEstiloBrisk

Disclaimer:  Brisk Iced Tea is providing the prizes for this program at no cost to me. This program is not administered or sponsored by Brisk Iced Tea or its affiliates, but solely by New York Chica. I'm so excited about this giveaway!  Next Saturday, June 22nd, I will be dancing and singing along to the one and only Juanes live in concert!  Juanes, the Colombian rocker and Grammy award winner, is taking his Grammy-winning on tour and it's going to be awesome!  This year, Brisk Iced Tea … [Read more...]

Getting Gorgeous 2013 was Fantabulous, As Usual!

Getting Gorgeous is one of the hottest beauty events around, if you ask me. I had the privilege of attending Getting Gorgeous at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City just a few weekends ago. It’s one of those beauty events that are invite-only and if you got an invitation, you know you were in for a real treat. They only invite about 150 bloggers so I was beyond excited when I received my tickets for this event. Since I’m a full-time working mom who works outside of the home, these … [Read more...]

Billboard en Concierto Series in The Best Buy Theatre in N.Y.C. #Net10Latino

It's not too often that I attend concerts -- although it's not by preference, but I do enjoy going to a good concert especially when it's with music I enjoy listening to and of course dancing to. Billboard is presenting its fourth annual Billboard en Concierto concert series leading up to the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami later this month. The outstanding seven city, by invitation only, music series kicked off April 2 in the House of Blues in Houston and will feature live … [Read more...]

The Bible Experience Opening Night Gala

THE BIBLE will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD April 2! If you love Bible stories then you’ve probably heard about the new television series.  The Bible series is a highly intriguing, exquisitely developed and beautifully detailed television show that brings those Bible stories to life.  A couple of nights ago, The Bible series' executive producers, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, were joined by some of their celebrity friends, including Kristin Chenoweth, Montel Williams and … [Read more...]