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11 Key Considerations for Prize-Driven Diet Programs

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What you MUST ponder before partaking in a ‘dieting for dollars’ program Let’s face it, sometimes our love for food and beverages gets the best of us, widening our waistlines beyond that which is comfortable–or healthy. Since research has proven financial incentives and penalties (“carrots and sticks”) to be highly effective in motivating weight loss, many health-seekers are turning to ... Read More »

Helpful Lifestyle Hacks: 8 Great Product Picks

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Let’s face it, life can be frustrating. Luckily there are throngs of products on the market to help alleviate common annoyances and generally provide sound solutions for things you wish were better or just easier in some way, shape or form. I’ve assembled a few such items below—some tried and true gadget, beauty, style and health fixes and tricks that ... Read More »

Dynamite Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $100

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Valentine’s Day has become big business, and is certainly a holiday that retailers love. In fact, last year it was reported that retail spending for this holiday would reach a record $18.9 billion. While on Valentine’s Day it’s fun to shower your special someone with gifts that showcase the extent of your adoration, there are plenty of great gift ideas ... Read More »

Enchantment Aboard the Spirit of New York Dinner Cruise

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Whether you’re a tourist seeking adventure in the Big Apple or are a long-standing resident of New York City celebrating a special occasion—or just looking for a fabulous night out, the Spirit of New York dinner cruise along the New York Harbor offers a truly memorable experience afloat. The frivolity starts the moment you arrive at Chelsea Pier and step ... Read More »

Worthy Health, Wellness & Personal Care Wares

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A fresh New Year is here and, with it, comes the annual ritual of revving up our personal care, health and wellness routines. In kind, I have compiled this list of worthy wares to assist the throngs who are collectively striving to look and feel great all year through, whether to bolster or refine their current regime or start one ... Read More »

Entrepreneurship Strategies for the Risk Averse

Courtesy of Ken Courtright

Given that a reported 9 out of 10 businesses fail, with “no market need,” “ran out of cash” and “got outcompeted” paramount among the reasons why, it begs the question: is there a better, more sure-fire way to realize entrepreneurial success–in the sports field or otherwise? Does any approach exist that can thwart the gut-wrenching 90% chance of failure and ... Read More »

New Ultra-Premium Maurice Vendôme Champagne Makes American Debut

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Tastemakers behind world’s most expensive Champagne continue to break boundaries, introducing another supremely-luxe bottle of bubbly in the U.S. The Ultra-luxury wine and spirits purveyor Prodigeur Brands, which privately develops and markets many of the world’s finest, award-winning wines and spirits, has just its newest offering, Champagne Maurice Vendôme, which is now exclusively available in the United States marketplace. This ... Read More »

Eat Like a Local at City Kitchen NYC

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You’d be hard pressed to find many locations in New York that can impress locals just as easily as they draw in tourists. But City Kitchen at the Row NYC hotel isn’t the typical foodie hot spot. That much is apparent when you first step in and observe the warm and communal atmosphere of this bustling food hall. The space ... Read More »

Queen of the Night NYC: Decadent Dinner Theater Like None Other

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Nestled inside the heart of New York’s historic Diamond Horseshoe nightclub, ensconced below the infamous Paramount Hotel, is the wickedly entertaining Queen of the Night adult dining experience that’ll captivate your imagination and engage your senses while titillating your taste buds. This multi-sensory sensation is a mélange of hedonistic delights that offers a decidedly unexpected dinner theater adventure in the ... Read More »

Excitement-Inducing Holiday Gifts for Kids

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The holiday season is all about the spirit of giving, and there’s no greater joy than presenting a child with a gift and observing the excitement spread across his or her face. Indeed, watching a kid’s eyes to light up while unwrapping a present is a gift unto itself. Here are some cool gift ideas to ensure a young recipient ... Read More »