November 16, 2007
Did you ever have the urge to give back during the holidays but don’t want to do the typical soup kitchen routine? Well, we found five different ways you could volunteer this season that don’t require wearing a hairnet. 1. BELLS ARE RINGING. If you truly love Christmas in the city and don’t mind the […]
October 19, 2007
It’s autumn in New York and that can only mean one thing for the fashionistas: Fall Fashion in the city! From red lipstick, to high leather boots and pretty parkas, everyone can find something to splurge on this season- including fans of Penelope Cruz. Earlier this year the Spanish beauty and her younger sister Monica […]
October 5, 2007
SO IS SHE, OR IS SHE NOT? While at work yesterday my colleague showed me a photo that the Mohegan Sun sent in a blast email after Jennifer Lopez’s concert in Connecticut on Wednesday. So is she, or is she not? (I personally hope she is, and if so, I’m so happy for her!) What […]
September 24, 2007
On September 20th editorial director of Latina Magazine Betty Cortina announced she is resigning. The news came out only one day after I posted an article on an embarrassing error Cortina made on live television earlier this month. In my article I discussed how on September 5th, Cortina- as editor of the largest Latino publication […]
September 21, 2007
I’LL SHOW YOU HOW TO CHANGE OUTFITS WITHOUT CARRYING AN EMBARRASSING OVERSIZED BAG TO THE CLUB Women often bring an all-purpose handbag to work that carries their paperwork, toothbrush, perhaps a pair of flipflops and if going to an afterwork event: an extra change of clothes. But if you’re going out on the town for […]
September 20, 2007
After being on a three month hiatus, I decided to follow up on my promise and update you on whether or not I actually made it to L.A. this time. On our first night in Hollywood we went to the Roosevelt Hotel and lounged by the Tropicana pool (the same place where Lauren from The […]
July 16, 2007
HOLLYWOOD HERE I COME So I’m getting ready for my first trip Los Angeles- not to mention my first trip to the West Coast period. (I know, isn’t it sad?) After two years of saying that “this is THE year I’m really going to L.A.” and never making it, I finally decided to spontaneously book […]
July 4, 2007
MERCEDES’ REVIEW ON MOORE’S LATEST PROJECT
Well, well… I’m sure I’m not the only one who left the movie theater after watching Michael Moore’s “SICKO” with the feeling of taking French lessons and moving to Paris. Or- because I know the language- I could just pack my bags and settle down in London instead for its National Health Insurance, where the government provides free health coverage for all its residents despite their financial and employment status.
April 20, 2007
The ever so popular, inexpensive yet fashionable H&M added another location to its international repertoire: China. Last week, H&M flung open the doors of its new four-story shop in Shanghai’s bustling Lu Wan shopping heartland. Over 700 anxious shoppers awaited the limited “H&M Loves Kylie” line.
The techno artist known for her 2001 “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” hit, unleashed the line at Shanghai’s glass Science Museum where her beachwear collection made its debut. Celebrity appearances included Asian stars like actor Zhao Wei, top model Du Juan and TV star Lee Xiao Ran.
April 10, 2007
JAMBA JUICE’S BOOST BLAST Is it me, or does the Jamba Juice Femme Boost make you a little giddy? For the second time this month, I had a sixteen sized Pomegranate Paradise Jamba Juice smoothie and asked for their complimentary femme boost. I thought I could use some calcium and iron, plus the folic acid […]