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  • Cheesecake swirled with chocolate
    Cheesecake swirled with chocolate
    Let's continue with our series on chocolate recipes! If you've been following my column this week, you know that I've been passing along chocolate recipes as we get closer to Valentine's Day. In the event you haven't gotten the...
  • Marble Pumpkin Cheesecake
    Marble pumpkin cheesecake makes a fabulous Thanksgiving dessert
    Of course Thanksgiving will always be associated with pumpkin pie for dessert. In fact, your family probably expects it again this year. But what if, by some stroke of luck, you came across a recipe for a pumpkin dessert that's a bit more...
  • The Bradbury Building
    The Bradbury Building
    The Bradbury Building, built in 1893, is an Architectural landmark in downtown Los Angeles. It is Southern California's most remarkable architectural achievements. The building underwent complete restoration in the early 1990's as part of...
  • White Marble Enhances any Style of Bathroom
    White Marble Enhances any Style of Bathroom
    Whether your personal style is classic or contemporary white marble is a versatile, luxurious material that can enhance any bathroom. Purists may insist on Italian Carrara for its white background and gray veining. A wide range of subtle color can...
  • "Small Reclining Woman on her Side" (2008) by Fernando Botero
    Fernando Botero's intimate sculptures featured at Midtown gallery
    The Marlborough Gallery in Midtown is currently presenting the exhibition Fernando Botero: Sculpture featuring 19 marble and bronze sculptures from the renowned Colombian artist. Botero is highly regarded for his monumental sculptures that have...
  • "Globe" by Iran do Espirito do Santo
    Brazilian artist's 'Switch' at Chelsea's Sean Kelly Gallery
    The Sean Kelly Gallery is currently featuring a series of work by Brazilian artist Iran do Espirito Santo in an exhibition titled SWITCH. For this show, Santo presents several of his recent installations and sculptures in which he examines...
  • Choosing the best replacement kitchen countertop
    Choosing the best replacement kitchen countertop
    Your kitchen countertops are a big investment. For many people, this may be the only kitchen upgrade you make for quite some time. They should be carefully chosen and based on how your family functions and what your needs are. So what are your...
  • Cheesecake Triple Threat
    Three cheesecakes at Ristorante Castello
    Like Bocelli Restaurant, Ristorante Castello has an extraordinarily likeable staff. However, what really stands out about the restaurant is the stupendous Northern Italian fare, homemade pastas, and desserts.Ristorante Castello does cheesecake...
  • Romantic room inspired by eighteenth century European design.
    A romantic style of decorating Part I
    What is romantic style in interior decorating? The romantic style is a combination of elegance and indulgence with feminine accents. Romantic décor is timeless and graceful; it ranges from eighteenth century European to the Middle East. The...