#GiveMeAMackie at Screaming Mimi’s | Events

fashion blogger outfit of the day forever 21 ikat dress and coach molly black cherry satchel

Dear Christine,

On a breezy day last week I popped down to Screaming Mimi’s to take a look at the amazing prize of the #GiveMeAMackie Instagram contest. I grabbed a cupcake from Butter Lane and sipped a gorgeous rosé — and I’m actually a professed rosé hater — while taking a spin around the store to browse the clothing. … 

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Bronx Academy of Letters Benefit 2013 | Events


A whiskey-based cocktail made by Please Don’t Tell at the Bronx Letters 10th Anniversary Benefit.

If you can attend only one charity event throughout the entire year (and are also prepared to eat a lot of meat), you should make it the Bronx Academy of Letters Benefit. Tickets aren’t inexpensive, but the range of good food from so many good restaurants is staggering.

The benefit got me eating things I don’t even like, and taking chances on others. I ate roe, and I haven’t touched it since I left Japan in 2008. I gobbled down most of a piece of pizza from Roberta’s… and I’m lactose intolerant. Interestingly I was fine, meaning their mozzarella is made seriously right. Wasn’t about to try my luck with any of the dishes made with ricotta, though.  … 

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