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Long Island ABATE to hold Veterans Appreciation Run to Montauk this Weekend

Long Island ABATE (which is an acronym for American Bikers for Awareness, Training and Education) would like to invite all New Yorkers to join them on Sunday June 14th for their annual Veterans Appreciation Run to Montauk. Every dollar raised will be matched by three private donors and all donations will go to local Veterans Organizations. The event features a Flag Ceremony ... Read More »

Slimdown Secrets of Food & Fitness Superstars

Courtesy of Edelman Portland

By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor For most of us mere mortals, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regimen can be tough. Those who really struggle with weight loss and maintaining healthy lifestyle choices can feel a lot like Sisyphus, the mythological Greek figure eternally doomed to push a giant boulder up a hill over and over only ... Read More »

Guy Gifts: Man Cave Fav’s – Part 2 (Barware)

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By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor This holiday season help the special guy in your life trick out the bar in his man cave, making him the envy of his buddies.  Whether his space is used to watch sports, enjoy home audio and video entertainment, play games, enjoy quality libations, or generally bask in secluded R&R, here’s an ... Read More »

Guy Gifts: Man Cave Fav’s – Part 1

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By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor This holiday season help the special guy in your life trick out his man cave, making him the envy of his buddies.  Whether his space is used to watch sports, enjoy home audio and video entertainment, play games, enjoy quality libations, or generally bask in secluded R&R, here’s an array of gift ... Read More »

Classic Father’s Day Gifts with Modern Twists

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By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor With Father’s Day on fast approach, now is the time to find that perfect gift reflecting just how much you love and appreciate the “dads” in your life. Here are a few thoughtful and budget-friendly gifts that offer modern twists on perennial Father’s Day classics: Esquire magazine’s Shirt & Tie Collection (www.menswearhouse.com) ... Read More »

End of the Line for St. Louis?

When the final horn sounded Friday night at Madison Square Garden, every player wearing a New York Rangers sweater had to accept a difficult truth. The Rangers came up short in their bid to make it back to the Stanley Cup Finals for a second straight season, getting blanked 2-0 in Game 7 by the Tampa Bay Lightning. It was ... Read More »

Local New Yorker Jackson Smart submits video for WWE Tough Enough…as a Manager

Local New Yorker and pro wrestling manager Jackson Smart claims to be “smart enough to be tough enough.” What exactly does that mean? It all starts with World Wrestling Entertainment, commonly referred to as WWE. The WWE has recently revitalized “Tough Enough,” a reality based television competition that will help them find their next WWE Superstar (aka pro wrestler) by reviewing video submissions sent in from ... Read More »

MLB Feature: A-Rod continues to surprise

The biggest surprise in baseball isn’t the Houston Astros or the New York Mets. It’s not even the Minnesota Twins, although if they are still doing what they are doing a few weeks from now, they just might be. Right now, though, there is nothing more eye-opening than what Alex Rodriguez is doing in the Bronx. Rodriguez, of course, missed ... Read More »

Mets 3B Wright has spinal stenosis

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets third baseman David Wright has been diagnosed with spinal stenosis and will be out at least another week. The Mets do not believe Wright’s condition is degenerative, although assistant general manager John Ricco said Saturday it has lasted longer than expected. “The doctors aren’t that worried about it,” Ricco said, according to MLB.com. ... Read More »