Tag: New York

Review of Porteño Restaurant: My Favorite Steak in NYC

As their name indicates, Porteño (a term commonly used to describe people from the port-city of Buenos Aires) is focused on providing New Yorkers with a uniquely Argentinian dining experience. As dining in Buenos Aires and consumption of juicy steaks go hand in hand, it shouldn’t have been a surprise to find that this small restaurant, ...

A Surprise West Coast Swing Demo by World Champions Jordan and Tatiana (NYC)

Ivonne with WCS Champions Jordan Frisbee and Tatiana Mollman It’s been over a decade since I first moved to New York, and while I might not agree with the many New Yorkers who claim that NYC is the ‘Center of the Universe’, I will say that it is definitely a place where having exceptional experiences and meeting extraordinary ...

Please Come Join Us for an Incredible Night of Bachata and Salsa Dancing at Utopia 2 by La Fuerza and D’Cor Dance Companies (NYC)

On behalf of La Fuerza Dance Co & D’COR Dance Co, I’d like to invite everyone to an awesome night of dancing at UTOPIA (in NYC), which will be held on Friday, June 12th from 9pm to 4am. Utopia is a fundraiser that Fausto Felix and Maria Ramos have collaborated on for their company dancers. “Each company ...

Photos of the Hottest Cars from the 2015 New York International Auto Show

Having grown up during the emergence of the ‘rice rocket era’ in Southern California, I’m sure it’s not hard to imagine why so many imports have found their way onto my list of hottest rides.  Though there were a lot of beautiful cars presented during this year’s NY International Auto Show, here are photos of the rides ...

Dancing to Live Salsa Music in NY: Featuring Frankie Vasquez at Monique’s Lounge 108 (NYC)

When going out salsa dancing in NY, you’ll occasionally get the following question: “So, what type of salsa club are we going to?”  Though one salsa club is the same as any other salsa club for most people, there’s a delineation in NY between clubs/socials that have “trained” dancers, and those who’ve primarily learned in the ...

Review of the Interactive Theatrical Production, Sleep No More (Chelsea, NYC)

Over the past 10 years in New York, I’ve had the opportunity to take part in some very cool, entertaining experiences.  Sitting front row, center, at the Broadway show “In the Heights”, being in the audience for a taping of David Letterman, being present at Yankee Stadium for Mariano Rivera’s last game, and seeing some ...

Performing at Island Touch’s 6th Year Anniversary Party (Las Chicas Locas, NYC)

Maybe it’s because I now have a set timeline that’s leading towards the end of my stay in New York, but I find that I’m becoming more reflective regarding all the amazing experiences I’ve had while living in the City.  In as much as I’ll eternally be grateful to those that I’ve shared the stage with over the ...