Recently we spent several days in the Baltimore—Washington area. It was President’s week. No longer are Feb 12th and Feb 22 chosen as special days to note. When we went to school Lincoln and Washington were not linked together. We had two separate days off whenever and whatever day of the week their birthdays fell on.
Saratoga Springs—Looking for a terrific Passover Hotel vacation just three hours from NYC? Create memories of a lifetime in a spectacular setting at the four-star rated historic Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs N.Y.
Tucked away in a forested state park at the foothills of the Adirondacks, this
There is always a host of life-cycle celebrations that are part and parcel of our lives. Brissim, baby namings, bar/bats, weddings, anniversaries, and birthday parties are the usual reasons for someone to have a celebration. IT’S BAR/BAT TIME…and it takes a minimum of three years to get it right, so you’d better start
Some party planners want you to ask your child where he or she wants to have his or her party. In the real world, most parents really don’t want to know what their 10-year-olds prefer—except for their favorite themes and colors. Parents should stay realistic and try to keep things on a level that shows their children they
Shaarei Orah, The Sephardic Synagogue of Teaneck, located on Essex Road in the heart of the Whittier section of West Englewood, provides a centralized location to hold your next special event. The synagogue’s ideal location, situated between the crossroads of several other synagogues, provides a convenient option for guests
Usquaebach (pronounced “oos-ke-bah”), a small, artisanally crafted, rare blended Scotch Whisky is making its resurgence in the US market … yet being owned by a local Jewish family in Englewood is even more rare. The Perry family, also known as Cobalt Brands, purchased Usquaebach in 2005. Thanks to the hard
An airbrush system is a different way to apply makeup. It evenly sprays small amounts of liquid, in a mist, create a natural, dewy look. This method allows color to blend into one’s skin, giving the appearance of a flawless complexion. The makeup artist has the flexibility to mix foundation colors to create a perfect match to the
Teaneck—It’s that time of year again. The snow will be gone (really), and Pesach is around the corner. The Spring hats for 2015 are fabulous. Coming to Teaneck for her semi-annual hat show, is Hedy Needle. Her trunk show will take place at 600 Maitland Avenue, Tuesday, March 10, from 7-10 p.m.
Food decisions are some of the toughest decisions you will need to make. Based on time of year and day, your budget, the number of guests, the party theme, the style of event…everything plays into your menu choices. Will you do sit-down dinners or buffets? French service or family style? Each has its advantages.
Sometimes I think I run a hotel. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think I live in a hotel, I just think that I am the manager, clerk, cook, baker, handyman and housekeeper for a hotel. Unfortunately for the guests, I do not have a different uniform for each of these staff positions, just my Biggest Loser sweatshirt and pajama pants
Let the spin begin. I actually saw a high school tutor advertise how lucky the current high school sophomores were because they had three choices available to them for next year: take the old SAT, take the new SAT or take the ACT. Unfortunately nothing could be further from the truth.
The new SAT will be
Stamford—This year’s Dirshu convention that will be held over the weekend of Shabbos Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei/March 13-15 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Stamford Connecticut, is slated to be a premiere demonstration of kavod haTorah and kavod for lomdei Torah. The convention is being held in conjunction with the siyum of the