Pekarna is an Upper West Side eatery that offers Slovenian food and culture to New Yorkers in the largest restaurant and events venue in the area. Pekarna features three private downstairs private rooms, a private backyard dining area, an upstairs private bar and seating area and two downstairs service bars…


Tasca is a newly opened restaurant on the Upper West Side offering a fusion of Spanish & Caribbean cuisine. On top of amazing food, the beverage program features carefully curated rum cocktails made from a list of over 100 varieties of premium rums, as well as an extensive wine list…


California-based surgeon, radiologist and minimally invasive specialist Dr. Gaurav K. Goswami is one of the few physicians in the world certified by the American Board of Regenerative Medicine and has spent the last decade developing protocols in advanced regenerative treatments. Specializing in advanced minimally invasive treatments with a special focus…


Lebanese-Middle Eastern eatery Balade is a quaint little space that should not be overlooked. Located on 208 1st Avenue, Balade, which means “produce of the highest quality,” offers traditional Lebanese cuisine in an atmosphere true to the Lebanese culture. Balade opened in 2010 by chef and restaurateur Roland Semann, a…


Tuscany Steakhouse is an elegant eatery located at 117 W. 58th street. The classic American & Italian restaurant, owned by veteran restaurateur Steve Haxhiaj, offers steak & seafood dishes with a quaint, upscale ambiance. Chef Jaime Chabla — who has over 20 years’ experience working in various top kitchens —…


Australian native Melissa Ambrosini has been inspiring people to be their best selves for quite a while. Beginning her career as a model, TV presenter, actress and professional dancer, Ambrosini shifted to motivational speaking, writing and podcasting. Her health played a major role in her transition. She says, “I was…


Brian Paonessa's need to enriches lives has always been at the forefront of everything he does. He started his career in the fitness industry, helping his clients transform into their healthiest selves, but always felt like life had more in store for him, stating, “I heard a whisper that told…


PJ Bernstein is a staple in the New York Jewish Deli dining scene. Although it may not get the attention of some more notable counterparts such as Katz’s Delicatessen and 2nd Avenue Deli, PJ Bernstein has been beloved by many New Yorkers since the 1960s, including legendary celebrities Lucille Ball…


Alfie’s Bar & Kitchen gives off the appearance of one of those places you’d pass right by among the myriad of restaurants in New York’s Theater District, but I can tell you from first-hand experience that you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you do. …


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Florida’s Top Doctor winner, Dr. Tarik Husain, is up there with America’s top plastic surgeons which explains his nickname, “Dr. Miami Beach”. We delve deeper into Husain’s story to find out the varied steps he took along the way to reaching this impressive status.

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