Notes on a Party
Susan Feldman and Alison Gelb Pincus are the kind of entrepreneurs that any self-respecting home enthusiast envies. From arranging their own flowers, to creating home accoutrements fit for a spread on Design*Sponge seemingly out of thin air, the business partners definitely have a knack for home décor.
Notes on a Party is an online magazine that celebrates the art of entertaining by covering Events from the Inside Out™. Written for a sophisticated audience, the site features “notes” on the most talented event vendors, cool resources from the Web, original gift ideas and tips on party planning.
As with most industries, being a true insider means that you have some pretty connected friends on speed dial. When it comes to the world of events, that person is Karrie Goldberg, who has created a name for herself as the go-to-girl for those looking for the best venues in the city.
The stress of the economy has certainly put a damper on entertaining but it doesn’t mean that you should forgo the festivities all together. While parties may seem frivolous as the country tightens its purse strings, many of the reasons why you entertain family, friends and colleagues are not.
Your favorite couple is getting married. As you scroll through their wedding registry filled with the requisite china, silverware and perhaps even a blender, you wonder if any of these gifts are meaningful enough. If tradition dictates that you give something for the home, why not something for its walls?
The infamous drink of artists and writers in 19th century Paris is now back in vogue with original cocktail recipes appearing on the chicest cocktail menus in town. Try this blueberry and ginger infused version of The Green Fairy at chef Laurent Tourondel’s BLT Steak.