This article was written for ZTrend’s “ZBlog.” Maybe it was their buttery pastries, their melt-in-your-mouth black and white cookies or their Irish soda bread. Whatever it was, Leske’s Bakery has been a favorite for many Bay Ridge Brooklynites since 1961. After being closed for more than a year, the Scandinavian bakery reopened under new ownership on August […]Read more "Leske’s Bakery: A Popular Bakery in Brooklyn Reopens"
This article was written for ZTrend’s “Zblog.” Ever thought about bringing a piece of New York City home with you?On my quest to find souvenirs that stand out from the snow globes sold in Times Square, I encountered a table displaying antique-looking jewelry and art in front of St. Anthony’s Church in SoHo. These antique […]Read more "NYC Souvenir Hunt: NYC Artifact Art"
This article was written for ZTrend.com’s “Zblog.” American designer, Ralph Lauren, recently showcased his creation for the 2012 opening ceremony of the Olympics. According to E News, people have been speaking out about the controversial aspects of the design, and there are even talks about redesigning the uniform. Made in China: The “Made in China” tag […]Read more "American Pride: The Issues behind Ralph Lauren’s 2012 Opening Ceremony Uniforms"
This business profile was written for ZTrend.com Nestled into the lower level of a New York City brownstone building, this tiny bakery is easily overlooked. City Cake’s designers, Benny Rivera and Marc Matthias, handcraft special occasion theme cakes along with some of the finest artisan cupcakes and cookies in Chelsea. Rising to every challenge, Rivera […]Read more "City Cakes"
This article was written for ZTrend’s “ZBlog.” The past three years have sparked major changes for Coney Island. In 2010 they re-introduced Luna Park and opened 10 new rides that the whole family can enjoy. Thrillseekers were excited in 2011 when the Scream Zone introduced roller coasters, the Slingshot and more. And now in 2012 […]Read more "A Coney Island Comeback"