Dylan's Candy Bar

08 Dec 18
Fruits n' Vegetables

In the past I’ve heard many people talk about different sweet spots around the city. A popular name that is always mentioned is Dylan’s Candy Shop. I always heard it was like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and when you walk in you are hit with the sweet aroma of sugar. Well, the story […]

07 Dec 18
Counting Down with Colleen

After a disruptive November and the beginnings of a drudging December, I have begun the process of shifting focus from my academic pursuits to more noble notions of self-care and mental maintenance. Despite my best effort, these were largely neglected in 2018 and I have made a sound and very immediate resolution to take care […]

07 Dec 18
bop city

Whether we’re doing school/office work, shopping, eating out or traveling, the music we listen to has such a profound effect on our mood, our productivity, and the actions we make.  In my retail days, we would spend hours perfecting our playlists to encourage people to come inside, to spend their money, and overall have a […]

07 Dec 18
Regina Rene

Welcome back to another post on Regina Rene! It’s me, your girl G! On my most recent NYC excursion I’m taking you to a place that’ll have you raise an eyebrow at the many ways you can subliminally cater to vast audiences across generations. I visited Dylan’s Candy Bar with my Internet Marketing class this […]

07 Dec 18
She Traveled Where

New York City is magical every time of the year, but there is something about the holiday season that is so special. These 5 go-to’s will be sure to put you in the spirit. From drinking lavender hot chocolate to eating a friend Oreo in a rooftop igloo, they sure are sweet. 1. Serendipity This […]

06 Dec 18
Rachel Brosman

Upon a recent trip to Dylan’s Candy Bar, the literal candyland devised by Dylan Lauren (AKA the daughter of Ralph Lauren), I was reminded of a timely emerging accessories trend. Jewelry has been a rapidly changing accessories category as of late, with “the quirkier the better” appearing to be the catchphrase. From dollar bills to […]

06 Dec 18
Essence Suites Blog

Just because we are starting to feel the winter coming doesn’t mean there isn’t still plenty of romantic activities to do. In fact some things we can only experience in the holidays season and wintertime. So bundle up, grab your partner and find some wintertime activities.  Take a trip to the zoo What can be […]

06 Dec 18
seemlysimple

Looking for ideas for your child’s teacher?  You’re in the right place.  Now let me start by saying that as a teacher, we 100% do NOT expect a gift, truly.  I work at a low income school, and know that a lot of my families are trying to just provide basics for their kids. I […]

06 Dec 18
She Ate What NYC

You got me a Christmas gift?! How sweet…but I happen to know where to find the sweetest gifts of all. Upon visiting Dylan’s Candy Bar, I was able to find gifts for every person on my list (and then their cousin’s brother). See below for a comprehensive guide to the best and sweetest gifts from […]

06 Dec 18
alin4ick

Stores are full of “good” packaging. They offer us paper bags, 10 cents off for bringing your bag. Glass and paper is good, and plastic is not. Is it really true? It is actually a very big topic, what is home harmful to the environment. Producing and recycling plastic bags actually takes less energy and […]

06 Dec 18
New York for One

Hi everyone! It’s that time of year again- the best time of year- Christmas time! New York City is known for it’s festive sites and cozy tourist spots during the holidays that attract people from all over the world! It can be hard to get the gang together for a day trip into the city, […]

05 Dec 18
WWD

Many are hopeful that the entries of Amazon and Bloomingdale’s into the community will jump-start development.

04 Dec 18
The Long-Term Tourist

When I found out I was going to be living in NYC for the summer, I made a list of every activity, site and spot that I wanted to see. I visited every single one of these sites within my three months of living in Manhattan. Here is the list:  Grand Central Station Central Park […]

04 Dec 18
The Long-Term Tourist

Last year Tommy and I wanted to check out the city and have a holiday themed trip. We both went to school in central Pennsylvania and New York City was only a 2.5 hour drive! Tommy offered to plan the trip and it was a total success. We had a BLAST!  General Tips:  We weren’t […]