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Rory Worby Studio: Sustainable Silks and Our Spring Picks
31Jan

Rory Worby Studio: Sustainable Silks and Our Spring Picks

NYNoMad Mag speaks with Rory Worby about her inspirations from nature, recent accolades, and future aspirations.

An Evening at Audrey’s: Deborah Sawaf of Thalé Blanc Talks the Creation of the Audrey Hepburn Inspired Handbag
04Jan

An Evening at Audrey’s: Deborah Sawaf of Thalé Blanc Talks the Creation of the Audrey Hepburn Inspired Handbag

NYNoMad Mag speaks with Deborah Sawaf of Thale Blanc to discuss the creation of her Audrey Hepburn inspired bag collection when staying at Hepburn’s home in Italy.

Finding Connection Through Fermentation in NYC: Anton Nicola
02Jan

Finding Connection Through Fermentation in NYC: Anton Nicola

Nicola has experienced so much of New York through the fermentation scene. He has connected with world-renowned chefs and learned about the intricacies of fermentation and experimentation. The diversity and opportunity for growth bubbles with every new connection and recipe.

New Year, New City: Everything You Need to Know About Covid-19 and Rent Before You Move to NYC
28Dec

New Year, New City: Everything You Need to Know About Covid-19 and Rent Before You Move to NYC

If you’re a nomad looking to start 2021 in New York City, here’s everything you need to know about Covid-19 and rent before you move.

Indulge in a Fashion Reverie with William Gooch and Tijana Ibrahimovic
10Dec

Indulge in a Fashion Reverie with William Gooch and Tijana Ibrahimovic

NYNoMad Mag speaks with William Gooch and Tijana Ibrahimovic about their new talk show “Fashion Reverie Talks.”

A Dream Around the World: Q&A with Meagan Morrison of Travel Write Draw
24Nov

A Dream Around the World: Q&A with Meagan Morrison of Travel Write Draw

Meagan Morrison is a traveling fashion illustrator who has worked with brands from Dior, Anthropologie, Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors to Conde Nast Traveler and the European Union. She has traveled the globe to create vibrant artwork that embodies the culture and style of the area. Read for my Q&A with Morrison for an in-depth look into her career, muses, and future manifestations!

Leaving a Mark: Richard Haines was Here
19Nov

Leaving a Mark: Richard Haines was Here

In an age where the majority of the population has a camera in their phone and where visual images can be captured and transported with a click, what place does an illustrator hold in fashion? Why look at an image drawn by an artist rather than the image itself? We spoke with Richard Haines, a noted fashion illustrator, to understand his perspective on his work and to appreciate art that captures not only an image, but the imagination.

From the Big Apple to the Small Screen: R. Scott French Discusses the Digitization of NYFW
08Oct

From the Big Apple to the Small Screen: R. Scott French Discusses the Digitization of NYFW

R. Scott French, a renaissance man of fashion, gives an inside look into how NYFW adapted with innovation and digitization to bring designer’s creations to the public during a pandemic.

NYC at its Finest: Try these Outdoor Food Events this Weekend​
06Oct

NYC at its Finest: Try these Outdoor Food Events this Weekend​

With many activities limited due to the pandemic, the city is making an effort to continuously offer some staple events. The Bronx Night Market and Brooklyn Flea are back, with some changes for safety, however. Welcome to the new normal.

Try These Yoga Poses for a Good Night’s Sleep
06Oct

Try These Yoga Poses for a Good Night’s Sleep

Are you having trouble sleeping? A national survey reports that over 55% of people who did yoga before bed found that it helped them get better sleep.

Caroline Vazzana: Thriving in Manhattan
05Oct

Caroline Vazzana: Thriving in Manhattan

Making it in Manhattan’s Caroline Vazzana talks NYFW this season and the future of the fashion industry.

This NYC Clothing Brand is Fighting Against Asian American Hate During COVID-19
01Oct

This NYC Clothing Brand is Fighting Against Asian American Hate During COVID-19

APAC Apparel, an up-and-coming NYC-based clothing brand, is bringing Asian American communities together through the power of clothing.

Love in the Time of Corona: Part IV — “Let’s Fucking Date” Contestant Ben Maurey Tells All (Plus Quarantine Dating DO’s and DON’Ts!)
01Oct

Love in the Time of Corona: Part IV — “Let’s Fucking Date” Contestant Ben Maurey Tells All (Plus Quarantine Dating DO’s and DON’Ts!)

While we know it’s incredibly empowering (not to mention cost-effective and fun) to host your own dating show, what is it like to be a contestant on Serena Kerrigan’s Let’s Fucking Date (LFD)? Ben Maurey Tells All (Plus Quarantine Dating DO’s and DON’Ts!).

A Look Inside How Top Restaurants in the City are Adapting to COVID-19
30Sep

A Look Inside How Top Restaurants in the City are Adapting to COVID-19

In light of the pandemic, many restaurants have found new innovative ways to serve guests and reopen while abiding by CDC guidelines. Let’s take a look at some popular NYC restaurants and what precautions they’re taking to ensure the safety of their diners.

Love in the Time of Corona: Part III — “Let’s Fucking Date” Creator Serena Kerrigan on Reinventing Online Dating During the Pandemic and Cultivating Self-Confidence
30Sep

Love in the Time of Corona: Part III — “Let’s Fucking Date” Creator Serena Kerrigan on Reinventing Online Dating During the Pandemic and Cultivating Self-Confidence

If anyone knows how to navigate the minefield that is pandemic dating, it’s “Let’s Fucking Date” producer Serena Fucking Kerrigan (aka “SFK, the Queen of Confidence”).

G.N.O in the Midst of a Pandemic
30Sep

G.N.O in the Midst of a Pandemic

After months of spamming each other’s inboxes with TikTok videos titled “Hidden Gems of NYC” or “Must Visit Places in NYC,” we finally got around to setting a (safe) dinner date at 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar last Friday.

Tips for Falling Asleep Faster
28Sep

Tips for Falling Asleep Faster

Even in the city that never sleeps, many of us are struggling to get a good night’s rest. Insomnia can negatively affect your entire day. If this sounds familiar to you, read on! These helpful tips for falling asleep faster are easy to work into your nightly routine.

Love in the Time of Corona: Part II — Hinge Podcast Co-Host Jonah Feingold on Pandemic Dating and His New Film “Dating And New York”
19Sep

Love in the Time of Corona: Part II — Hinge Podcast Co-Host Jonah Feingold on Pandemic Dating and His New Film “Dating And New York”

Jonah Feingold, filmmaker and co-host of Hinge’s podcast “Dating Sucks” tells us what it’s like to date during the pandemic, and how it feels to produce a rom-com about dating in New York City pre-pandemic.

A Look Inside The New Sour Patch Kids Store
15Sep

A Look Inside The New Sour Patch Kids Store

2020 has been pretty sour, so treat yourself to something sweet. NYC’s first-of-its-kind Sour Patch Kids Store is open for business. Located on the corner of Broadway and Bond Street, the Sour Patch Kids Store is a sweet haven for kids and adults alike.

The Best City Work Bags for Women
15Sep

The Best City Work Bags for Women

The days of running to catch the Manhattan-bound bus, piling onto a packed subway car, and hustling into the office with an almond milk latte in-hand may seem like a lifetime ago for many of us. And while the exact date remains TBD, the hustle and bustle of NYC will eventually return; and with it will come the return of one of the working woman’s most important undertakings – the search for the perfect work bag.

I Tried All the WFH (Workouts from Home) So You Don’t Have To
15Sep

I Tried All the WFH (Workouts from Home) So You Don’t Have To

A lot of studios across the country are now open or opening, but if you don’t feel comfortable going to a gym, try these free workout classes from the comfort of your living room.

WOOM Center Co-Founder Elian Zach on the Role of Wellness Communities in a Socially Distant Time
15Sep

WOOM Center Co-Founder Elian Zach on the Role of Wellness Communities in a Socially Distant Time

How does a wellness center function when those within the community cannot enter a communal, immersive space due to social distancing? How do wellness centers adapt to the needs of the community from afar? I found myself on a mission to learn how places like WOOM Center and those within the WOOM community in New York City sought to evolve and elevate their mission through socially distanced and socially tumultuous times. To find out more, I spoke with Elian Zach, Co-founder of the WOOM Center, Yoga and Breathwork Guide, and navigator of all things body, mind, and soul.

Love in the Time of Corona: Part I — I Started a Social Experiment on Hinge, Then I was Banned for Life. Here’s What I Learned
13Sep

Love in the Time of Corona: Part I — I Started a Social Experiment on Hinge, Then I was Banned for Life. Here’s What I Learned

Is it possible to find love in the time of corona? Here we are, nearly six months deep into quarantine, and the most “realistic” advice that top medical professionals can give us for navigating COVID-era intimacy is to wear a mask and avoid kissing at all costs (no, really). I got on Hinge and asked the sweet users of the greater San Francisco Bay Area and New York City what they were looking for during this time, and whether or not they were finding it.

We Are With You
11Sep

We Are With You

Thank you, New Yorkers, for your strength and resilience. Not just today, but every day.

A New Yorker’s Long Weekend in Maine
10Sep

A New Yorker’s Long Weekend in Maine

Craving a vacation but feeling like hopping on a plane to a tropical island might not be the best idea right now, I was on the hunt for the perfect getaway. The requirements: must be driving distance from New York, allow for social distancing, and be dog-friendly. Located on the Mid-Coast of Maine, Camden is known for its panoramic water views, unique shops, and of course, lobsters.

Brooklyn’s Modern Love: A Modern Vegan Food Love Story
10Sep

Brooklyn’s Modern Love: A Modern Vegan Food Love Story

Modern Love was founded by Isa Chandra Moskowitz, who hails from Brooklyn, NY. Moskowitz has written several bestselling vegan cookbooks and opened up her first restaurant, Modern Love, in Omaha, Nebraska, in 2014, and then in Brooklyn in 2016.

How to Manage Health Anxiety During the Pandemic
10Sep

How to Manage Health Anxiety During the Pandemic

The process of adapting to this unusual routine of everyday life is long and difficult, and it might result in mental struggles, one of them being health anxiety.

How to Stay Ahead of the Winter Blues
10Sep

How to Stay Ahead of the Winter Blues

2020 has been a relentless year. Our normally lively, bustling city life has nearly been brought to a complete halt. I’m sure many of us have done the best we could to enjoy our summer, but I’ve often felt that these erratic days seem to linger on and have imposed themselves deeply upon my social life. Now that September is here, autumn is the start of a different type of change for many of us, leading to what’s commonly known as the “Winter Blues”. But keep reading, and you will find there are plenty of ways to not only cope, but flourish, during this transition.

Here are Some Little-Known Facts About Places Around the City
10Sep

Here are Some Little-Known Facts About Places Around the City

New York City boasts a fascinating history. Did you know these little known facts about some of the city’s most famous landmarks?

A Saturday Night in Washington Square Park 2020
09Sep

A Saturday Night in Washington Square Park 2020

I’ve personally found that the best “nights out” (who even knows what that means anymore?) now consist of takeout and a little picnic in a cozy and socially distanced spot. Last weekend’s lineup: Bareburger takeout, Washington Square Park, and Popbar for dessert.

Famous New York City Film Locations to Visit
09Sep

Famous New York City Film Locations to Visit

Who doesn’t love to watch movies and TV shows? While many known movies and shows were shot and produced in California, there are a handful of iconic scenes and locations that are based in New York. Ready to take a walking tour of New York City? Let’s go!

My First Love: New York City Edition
07Sep

My First Love: New York City Edition

The shimmering, bright lights. The billboards spread across 42nd and Broadway. The pathway leading through nature in the park. The thousands of shops to glance through. This is New York City. This is the city I have been in love with since I was eight years old.

7 Outdoor, Socially Distanced Things to Do in New York City
04Sep

7 Outdoor, Socially Distanced Things to Do in New York City

With September gifting the city with perfect early-autumn weather and COVID-19 restrictions slowly being lifted, now is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors that NYC has to offer — Safely, of course. Here are 7 outdoor activities to do in New York that are relaxing, fun, and social distancing friendly.

The Top 5 Best NYC Broadway Shows to See Online During the Pandemic
04Sep

The Top 5 Best NYC Broadway Shows to See Online During the Pandemic

Why not add a little culture to your day to day quarantine life by watching some NYC Broadway shows….from the comfort of your couch! There are multiple streaming services offering the live and movie versions of your favorite NYC Broadway shows. Sit back, relax, and enjoy these 5 iconic plays.

Money Management Skills Every Young Professional in NYC Should Have
04Sep

Money Management Skills Every Young Professional in NYC Should Have

We watched the toll that the 2008 crash took on our parents, we’ve seen some of the biggest dips in our economy since the Great Depression. We know the importance of money (especially in careers that don’t provide a 401K). Ever since moving to New York City, I have become determined to take this previously terrifying subject and make it less daunting. You should, too.

Yes, You Can Go Whale Watching in New York
03Sep

Yes, You Can Go Whale Watching in New York

In the bustling city of New York, one might find it hard to conceive the idea of witnessing something as miraculous as whales in the wild. Located in the borough of Brooklyn is a neighborhood called Sheepshead Bay. There, one can be greeted with the scent of salt water and the sight of humpback whales, the size of a school bus.

In Need of Some Fresh Air During Quarantine? Try this Walking Tour from Brooklyn to Manhattan
02Sep

In Need of Some Fresh Air During Quarantine? Try this Walking Tour from Brooklyn to Manhattan

Need a break from being locked up inside during quarantine? Whether you’re new to the city or a long-time resident, you’re always guaranteed to stumble upon something new. Try this walking route from Downtown Brooklyn to Manhattan for some fresh air, exercise and a new appreciation of your city and its details.

Why NYC Comedy isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon
01Sep

Why NYC Comedy isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon

Stand-up comedy has been one of the most notable and authentic qualities that New York City has to offer. From open mic nights to a sold-out Madison Square Garden, New Yorkers will find a place to go where they can have a laugh and forget about the struggles of their day. It’s difficult times like these when people need to laugh the most, and while the city is battling the pandemic, stand-up comedy finds a way to adapt.

While Museums are Reopening, Movie Theaters aren’t so Lucky
01Sep

While Museums are Reopening, Movie Theaters aren’t so Lucky

With restaurants reopening for outdoor dining, New Yorkers have been anticipating the reinstation of their favorite establishments. After much consideration, Governor Cuomo has allowed for museums to open their doors with certain restrictions.

These are the Top 10 Random Things I Miss About The Big Apple
01Sep

These are the Top 10 Random Things I Miss About The Big Apple

Are you a New Yorker who is currently spending quarantine being a #backhomeballer and enjoying your mom’s endless Costco runs and pick-up laundry service? Or did you escape the city because your roommates are psycho and you needed something even close to resembling greenspace because the fire escape just doesn’t cut it? Well, even with these simple luxuries, you probably have your fair share of things you miss about everyday life in NYC. These are the top 10 random things that I miss about living in The Big Apple.

5 New York Times Best Seller Books Turned into Movies
28Aug

5 New York Times Best Seller Books Turned into Movies

If you are anything like me, the statement “New York Times Best Seller” on the cover of a book will bring you a step closer to purchasing it. But what if you want to spend a nice evening with your loved ones, or don’t want to commit to hours of reading?

Here are 5 New York Times Best Seller books that have been made into movies.

Appreciating the History of Sheep Meadow and Seneca Village
26Aug

Appreciating the History of Sheep Meadow and Seneca Village

For those of you who have never visited Central Park, let me paint you a picture of what it looked like last year, pre-pandemic.

NYC School Reopening: Facing the Challenge Ahead
25Aug

NYC School Reopening: Facing the Challenge Ahead

In recent weeks, college students across the country have returned to campus under strict guidelines. With worries of a second wave coming soon, sending younger kids back into their classrooms sparks concern among parents.

Need a Break from the City? These are the Best Nearby Hiking Trails to Follow
22Aug

Need a Break from the City? These are the Best Nearby Hiking Trails to Follow

Ever think about escaping the city and into paradise? Enjoy nature at its finest on these breathtaking hiking trails, right in New York’s backyard!

5 Ways to Stay Safe at the Gym During the Pandemic
22Aug

5 Ways to Stay Safe at the Gym During the Pandemic

Going to the gym in the middle of a pandemic can be stressful and cause anxiety for many fitness fanatics. Whether you plan on going to the gym on opening day or two months from now, here are a few guidelines to follow to get your workout on and stay safe from COVID-19.

Welcome, New Yorkers
03Jul

Welcome, New Yorkers

Welcome to New York NoMad Magazine!