Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Research in Motion, the Canadian company behind the ubiquitous smartphone, BlackBerry, is gearing up for new releases that will satisfy addicts on all carriers. Previously, those admiring the Bold had to use AT&T services. That will all be history when the BlackBerry Tour 9630 is released later this summer. Set [...]
Send to KindleTweet Spotted: Forever 21, Manhattan Name: Johanne Age: 24 Hometown: West NY, NJ Current ‘hood: NYC First language: English Other Languages: Spanish Job: Retail, optician Ethnicity: Dominican Favorite Condiment: BBQ Religion: Christian, non-practicing Favorite Nut: I’m allergic On your iPod now: Drake (hip-hop) Favorite Movie(s): The Departed, all Will Ferrell movies Dream Job: [...]
Send to KindleTweet Wellness and skincare trends are probably 90% marketing and gimmick, but we know one ingredient that might be the real deal—Sea Buckthorn. The small orange berry that grows on tall shrubs is so strong it can survive conditions everywhere, from Great Britain to Siberia. It is being studied more and more in [...]
Send to KindleTweet Amano separates itself from the pack of gourmet chocolate brands with Latin America-sourced beans because of its ability to marry culture and cacao. Amano Founder Art Pollard is more a curator of cacao than an entrepreneur because he spent years researching chocolate to develop rich recipes, both sweet and dark. The range [...]
Send to KindleTweet Christie Brinkley Launches Jewelry Line Christie Brinkley is launching a jewelry line called CeleBrate that will sell exclusively at Ross-Simons, License reports. The collection includes necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets with floral motifs, Southwestern-style turquoise and gold peace signs with diamonds. Many styles also include Brinkley’s initials. For the complete story, click [...]
Viva Cuba What: Lively music with soul is what you’ll get on this double-disc set paying tribute to the music of Cuba.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:Castro, refugees, Communism and sugar are the common modern characteristics of modern Cuba, but others may argue the lack of modernization has kept much of the art community intact. While the freedom of the people has been stifled for too long, the mixture of Spanish and African cultures in this isolated [...]
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: The ultimate gift for a tech-obsessed dad may also be a gift to mom if it truly cuts the electricity bill. For this, we turn to Monster, a manufacturer of cable and surge protector items geared at the home theater snob. Often times, this is a guy, one who surfs [...]
Berlin on a BudgetWhat: A new hotel brand emerges, offering reasonably priced accommodations in one of Europe’s most cultural cities.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:Once a divided city, Berlin is now home to a great film festival, a huge art scene and a great selection of hip hotels. Enter Michelberger Hotel, an 119-room hostel-cum-hotel located near Oberbaum Bridge, set to open in September 2009. Named after its proprietor, Tom Michelberger, the hotel caters to artsy [...]
Send to KindleTweet The best kind of makeup item keeps a woman looking sexy by enhancing her natural beauty and creating a polished look. That’s why we selected four products to keep in our makeup bag at all times. The create thing about most of the these items is that three out of four work [...]
Send to KindleTweet Probiotic and low-cal are the main marketing ploys of the countless frozen yogurt shop owners pushing their brand over the many competitors. But, one man and his business partner, his wife, are going for taste too. Enter Peter Rogaris, the owner and brains behind Boston’s latest frozen dessert shop, Chill. Located on [...]