By New York Natives Staff

We’re listening to…

Beyonce by Beyonce

Mrs. Carter released her fifth studio album – 14 songs with 17 videos – early Friday morning exclusively on iTunes… with no pre-promotion.

We’re watching…

WestJet Christmas Miracle: Real-Time Giving

WestJet proves that ’tis the season to be jolly with their now-viral holiday campaign.

We’re going to…

Image courtesy of Glenwood NYC

Image courtesy of Glenwood NYC

The Standard Plaza Ice Skating Rink

The ice skating rink at Standard Plaza, in front of the Standard Hotel at the corner 13th and Washington Streets, is now open! Time to skate gracefully or fall clumsily on our asses.

We’re buying…


Image courtesy of NYC Taxi Calendar

NYC Taxi Drivers 2014 Beefcake Calendar

Move over, FDNY firefighters… it’s time for NYC’s taxi drivers to take center stage – er, centerfold. The 2014 beefcake calendar, a project by Phil Kirkman and Shannon McLaughlin, showcases some of NYC’s most underappreciated workers. Proceeds will benefit University Settlement.

We’re eating…

Image courtesy of One Girl Cookies

Image courtesy of One Girl Cookies

One Girl Cookies

We were gifted these sweet treats by The Hot Mess’ Emma and Nicki, authors of The Nanny Diaries, and we love them so much we wanted to share, especially the “Olga” – chocolate mint ganache sandwiched between two sugar cookies. Perfect for a holiday gift, or for any sweet tooth craving.

We’re wearing…

Image courtesy of Tara Walton

Image courtesy of Tara Walton

ARMOUR Accessories

Hand crafted by Harlem based artist Tara Walton, ARMOUR accessories add a chic toughness to any ensemble. Perfect gift for any warrior princess.


Featured image courtesy of  NYC Taxi Calendar

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