Inspired by her blog, Melissa Braverman’s new book, Notes from a Single Gal in the City – Reflections on Dating & Mating, offers a fresh take on single life for thirtysomethings today. Available now in paperback and as an e-book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, the book provides insights about modern dating culture and advice for those navigating the dating world.
YourTango.com selected Braverman as one of the top 10 people to follow on Twitter for dating advice, second only to Match.com. SingleGalNYC.com garnered praise from dating and lifestyle experts for its heartfelt and hilarious musings on dating.
Braverman’s stories will resonate with anyone juggling today’s dating scene, from online dating disasters to texting old flames. Braverman remained hopeful and optimistic through it all, and that tone is found throughout the book, which illustrates how the journey to finding love is as important as the destination. Today, Braverman’s destination is planning her own 2021 nuptials.
Braverman appeared across many media outlets, including The Associated Press, Latina Magazine, The New York Post, Time Out New York, The Wall Street Journal, The Denver Post, The Gayle King Show, The Judith Regan Show on Sirius XM, Fresh 102.7 FM/New York, KTLA-TV Los Angeles’ Morning Show, Glamour.com, MSN.com and Today.com.
On Labor Day Weekend, I visited Blue Ridge Winery in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, for a bachelorette party. Not knowing anything about the winery prior, my breath was taken away the moment we arrived. It was stunning. The beautiful view of the evergreen farm could be enjoyed from seating above on a terrace, below on a ground floor, on a patch of turf or under a tent. Our group made our way through the crowds to find a seat. There were many tables with firepits and couch seating, but all were already occupied. We were able to find seating in the tent.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
On your next visit to the Finger Lakes, add Wagner Vineyards and Brewery to your list. Unlike other spots in the Finger Lakes, Wagner boasts an on-site winery and brewery, perfect for anyone getting wine-d out. Visitors also have access to Ginny Lee Café, across the parking lot from the winery.
Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida, home to 24 miles of vibrant, lucid waters and snow-white sand beaches made of pure quartz crystal, is the perfect destination for an end-of-the-summer getaway. The destination offers an impressive line-up of unique experiences and outdoor adventures, both in the emerald waters and on land.
With more than 6,000 islands total, with 227 inhabited, in Greece, the selection is overwhelming. Which one is perfect for your next vacation?
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the debut of Thompson Hollywood, a luxury lifestyle hotel on Wilcox Avenue, near Hollywood and Vine. The 11-story hotel features 190 Mid Century-inspired guestrooms, 16 suites, a dining concept from Lincoln Carson, and Bar Lis, a rooftop lounge and pool with city views.