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The three celebrity TV newswomen profiled in The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News broke through the glass ceiling just as network news was becoming... Read more >
As I was walking home from doing errands in my Upper West Side neighborhood, a young man with neatly cut short brown hair and an equally neat “designer stubble” beard came up to me and politely asked, “May I take your picture?” When he told me he... Read more >
Shonda Rhimes is one of Hollywood’s hottest TV producers and screenwriters; she now owns Thursday nights on ABC with her award-winning Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy. On Thursday September 25 her new series How To Get Away With Murder will complete the... Read more >
If you’re not the powerhouse you were in your cheerleading days, here’s why: Women begin losing muscle mass slowly at 30 and, after 50, the decline starts to accelerate. A sedentary lifestyle is also a contributing factor—a double whammy for some.... Read more >
The heart loves a good cup of tea. Whether you’re enjoying the company of friends or seeking comfort after a hard day in the office, hot tea, fragrant and subtle, complements life’s heartfelt moments. That’s always been so, but these days tea is... Read more >
The sneaker is like jeans for the feet. Women wear sneakers everywhere these days—to work, to dance.”  –Karl Lagerfeld Remember those ultra-spiky high heels that came to the fore a couple of seasons ago—and had even the sveltest of supermodels... Read more >
Last week I got a pair of Lucky jeans, a Banana Republic top and a great BCBG Max Azria sequined little black dress...and it didn’t cost me a penny.  My secret? Clothing swaps! I brought a bag of unwanted goodies from my closet to a swap party... Read more >
Let me state at the outset: I’m anti-spa. With all their cultish sanctimoniousness, their endless exhortations of self-improvement, and their deprivation diets, not to mention the typically exorbitant prices, spas are my idea of vacation torture.... Read more >
Extra baggage is a nuisance, especially under your eyes. You may have tried to hide your bags under your Ray Bans, applied Preparation H on your face (yuck) or contemplated surgery. Now, thankfully, there’s a new non-invasive, painless alternative... Read more >
What makes a penis lose its pizzazz somewhere north of 55? Are reliable erections the province of youth only? Can medicine or mojo fix an otherwise healthy man’s broken hydraulics? And how can you, a woman with a healthy libido, help your man... Read more >
In my 20s, plagued by shin splints and tendinitis from running too many laps around Central Park, I dipped my toe in the pool at St. Bartholomew’s Church and rediscovered swimming. For many years, I would overdo it when it came to exercise and... Read more >