Visiting the Radio City Christmas Spectacular

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There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than a visit to Radio City Music Hall for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The Rockettes have been adding a dash of glamour to New York City for over 85 years and this year’s show doesn’t disappoint with its dazzling dance numbers combined with 1,100 colorful costumes and state-of-the-art technology. GPS-enabled snow flakes anyone?
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Love Letters on Broadway

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A revival of Love Letters, A.R. Gurney’s 1988 play, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, is showing on Broadway this fall with a star-studded cycle of casts including: Brian Dennehy, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda, Candice Bergen, Stacy Keach, Diana Rigg, Anjelica Huston and Martin Sheen:
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Beauty Buzz | Lash House Beauty Boutique

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Valerie Ben-Or is a lawyer and lover of all things fashion and beauty. She loves to keep up with the latest trends, try the newest beauty products, and write all about it! You can follow her on Twitter at @LegalValerie.

Am I the only one who has Kardashian lash envy? I doubt it. That’s why I jumped at the chance to try out eyelash extensions at Lash House Beauty Boutique shortly after it opened a new Manhattan location (the original is in Livingston, New Jersey).
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A Whole New World | Aladdin on Broadway

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Sebastian and I spent some alone time in the city last week as guests of Tieks at Aladdin on Broadway. I was 7 years old when I saw my first musical (Singin’ in the Rain) and was a tad skeptical about Sebastian’s ability to sit through the entire performance at the age of 5 but Aladdin is so high-energy from the singing and dancing to the bright colors and technical aspects that he was engaged the entire time.
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Vimbly | Things To Do In NYC With Kids

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My cousin Alex is interning this summer with the new booking service, Vimbly. It’s like Opentable but instead of restaurant reservations, you can browse, compare pricing, and book activities in NYC (and quite a few other metropolitan areas).

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#RBabyRocks | R Baby Foundation’s “Rockin’ to Save Babies’ Lives” Benefit Concert

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Avenue Q’s 11th Anniversary

Avenue Q the MusicalTypically, audience members are asked to turn off all cell phones prior to the start of a show. That was not the case at last night’s unique, interactive social media performance of Avenue Q, celebrating the Tony award-winning musical comedy’s 11th anniversary.

Cousin Kat and I were encouraged to share our experience on social media with the hashtag #AVENUEQLIVE and treated to a post-show reception with the puppets and previous cast members.

I can’t believe it took me so long to see Avenue Q and I’m really glad I did. The show is clever, entertaining, and left us in stitches:

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Vênsette | Beauty House Calls

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There’s a beauty on-demand app making waves in NYC and LA called Vênsette. Think of it as Uber meets beauty. Have you tried it?

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Gasps & Giggles at Blue Man Group New York {Giveaway}

I’ve been racking my brain trying to remember the year I first saw Blue Man Group New York. I was with my parents and brother which leads me to believe it was the mid to late nineties. All these years later, the wordless theatrical show is still going strong, a true testament to its broad appeal. I saw it again today with completely new eyes thanks to my adorable, soon-to-be five year old date.

Blue Man Group New York Review

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Bronx Zoo Bombers

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