Author Archives: Susan Rohwer

NYC’s Danny Stiles, the “Vicar of Vintage Vinyl” Celebrates 63 Years on the Radio

Danny Stiles the self-proclaimed “Vicar of Vintage Vinyl” recently celebrated his 87th birthday and 63-years on the radio. With more than six decades on the radio, Stiles and 300 of his closest friends gathered at John’s Pizzeria in Times Square, … Continue reading

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Soundslide: NYC’s Only All Female Mariachi Group Make Beautiful Music

Mariachi music originated in Mexico, consists of string, brass and wind instruments and is a genre typically dominated by men. But rules are meant to be broken. Enter Mariachi Flor de Toloache, New York City’s only all female mariachi group. … Continue reading

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NYC Chocolate Show: How Sweet It Is

Chocolate makers from Japan to Sweden, Ecuador to Brooklyn came together to celebrate (and sell) the sweet stuff for four days from November 11-14 at the 13th annual Chocolate Show. Packed with people, the exhibit hall was a chocoholic’s dreams … Continue reading

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Babies In NYC Bars? The Results

The results are in: 25 people responded to the “babies in bars” conundrum starting October 16. And from the looks of it, 16 respondents didn’t seem to care if parents brought their kids into a bar.  That’s far more than … Continue reading

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NYC’s Only All Female Mariachi Group Make Beautiful Music

Mariachi music originated in Mexico, consists of string, brass and wind instruments and is a genre typically dominated by men.  But rules are meant to be broken.  Enter Mariachi Flor de Toloache, New York City’s only all female mariachi group. … Continue reading

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Are Babies in NYC Bars Space Invaders?

Parents are people too. They may need to unwind with a glass of wine once in a while. And why shouldn’t that be in a bar? The debate about babies in bars is alive and well in Brooklyn where lifestyles … Continue reading

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Expensive Living In NYC: What Exactly Are We Paying For?

A friend of mine said that living in New York City is in and of itself a luxury item. Considering how much I’m shelling out in rent I would say it’s at least a Mercedes Benz. Continue reading

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Space Invaders: Sidewalk Edition

Space comes at a hefty premium in New York City. And because there are so many of us here it doesn’t take much to feel like your space is being invaded. Continue reading

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