Friday, June 28, 2013


J. SOHO Restaurant Lounge, Summer Party, June 26, 2013.
A trendy place, that caters to the Kosher crowd, with great ambiance.
The Party served Alacran Tequila Margaritas and Bulldog Gin & Tonics.
 A bevy of gastronomically, delicious appetizers were brought to tables.


The Hostess

Dana and Tammy

The stuffed pepper appetizers were amazing.

Jeff Auerbach and his lovely wife.

Owner of The J SOHO, Henry Stimler and friend.

Andrew Cohen and friend.

Howie Shroot, CEO of Howie World and Associate.

 Ouri Iviry and Yaz

Music Producer Jeff Batiste and friend.

Liz and Winston

Editor of the Corsair, Ron Mwangaguhunga and friend.

Andrew Cohen and new friend.

Dina and yours truly.

Monday, June 24, 2013

BIG APPS NYC 2013 with Mayor Mike Bloomberg

BIG APPS Fourth Annual Award Ceremony took place
June 20, 2013, at The IAC Building, 555 West 18th street, NYC.
The lucrative monetary awards were handed out to winners,
by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

$150,000 in Prize Money awarded to winning Applications
Which use City, Private and Crowdsourced Data to Solve Critical City

The Mayor made his way into the hall of the IAC flanked
by his Body Guards and BIG APPS Officials.

Then the Mayor stopped, had a few bites of the delicious Tortilla chips,
with Guacamole and spoke with a few individuals.

I managed to snap this photo of our 108th Mayor of NYC.
He's extremely amiable, articulate and one of the nicest Billionaires,
I've had the pleasure to meet. 

The Mayor then stepped up to the podium and spoke to eager crowd.

Mayor Bloomberg had the audience eating out of his hand.

Then it was time to announce the winners.

The Grand Prize Winner, was Healthy Out, for Best Healthy Living App.
The Healthy Out app makes it easy for New Yorkers to find
healthy eating options at nearby restaurants,
customized to their dietary needs and preferences.

Beast Jobs and Economic Mobility App First Prize:

Hopscotch NYC, Best Lifelong Learning App.

Best Jobs and Economic Mobility App:
Helping Hands, Second Prize

Best Jobs and Economic and Mobility App:
Hired InNY, Third Prize

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Refinery29 "30 Under 30 Party"

Refinery29 had it's "30 Under 30 Party", June 18, 2013
Inside and on the Terrace of the Bowery Hotel.
I decided to come out and see the new cool kids on the block.
Divyav and Neha were lovely, eloquent and friendly young women.
This was a fun rollicking event, with Absolute drinks and deserts.

Jonathan, Lisa and Mona were happy to chat and take a photo.
Karen in a white silk, Diaphanous gown.
This group was "dressed to the nines!"