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ATAIA RELEASES NEW SINGLE 'COUCH'

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   'COUCH'   Ataia's new music video 'COUCH' is now released.    Singer and songwriter Ataia is out of Los Angeles, CA. She finds inspiration for her own music in various genres, ranging from pop and hip hop to trap and bass.    Ataia's first single, “Couch”, calls out to all the introverts in the world who would much rather relax at home reading a good book on a Saturday night than go out on the town and socialize with people they don’t even like, the song preaches the inner thoughts of every person who’s ever just wanted to go the f*ck home.    You can follow her on TIC TOC   /  INSTAGRAM  /  YOU TUBE TWITTER   /   SPOTIFY

FLO ANTHONY'S FOURTH AND FINAL BLACK MURDER MYSTERY SERIES 'LAST CALL FOR A DEADLY DIVA'

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                                                          LAST CALL FOR A DEADLY DIVA  The fourth and final novel in Flo Anthony's "Deadly" Black Murder Mystery series, Last Call For A Deadly Diva, will be released by Wahida Clark Presents Publishing on July 20, 2021. After marrying  Electronics and Racehorse owner Black billionaire Victor Dumas five years ago, Valerie Rollins became an instant widow after her husband succumbed very quickly to a rare form of  stomach cancer. Following his death, Valerie, who is the most renowned Black gossip columnist in the United States, found herself in an entirely foreign world of extreme wealth beyond her wildest dreams.  Victor left everything to Val, his son, playboy polo player Vance Dumas,  and his seven-year old grand-daughter Valencia.      Still working daily as a radio host and columnist, along with her trusted business partner, NFL Hall of Famer turned private investigator Rome Nyland, Val also sits at the helm of Dumas Elec

LEESA ROWLAND CELEBRATES RELEASE OF 'THE CHARISMA FACTOR: UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF MAGNETIC CHARM AND PERSONAL INFLUENCE IN YOUR LIFE'

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Leesa Rowland   Best-selling author, animal rights activist and actress Leesa Rowland celebrated the release of her new book at T-Bar Southampton. Family, friends, and supporters were in attendance to share in celebration of Leesa Rowland, who recently sat down with New York Lifestyles Magazine to discuss her new book, The Charisma Factor: Unlock the Secrets of Magnetic Charm and Personal Influence in Your Life. Ramona Singer  Notable attendees included: Leesa Rowland, RHONY’s Ramona Singer, Larry Wohl, Arlene Lazare, Alan Lazare, Steve Boxer, Michelle Walker, Rebecca Woodland, Kate McEntee (Southampton Animal Shelter), James Marzigliano, Nathania Nisonson, Katerina Feldman, Leslie Feldman, Larry Rosenthal, Julie Kang, Libbie Mugrabi, Jane Scher, Alan Cooper, Fran Cooper, Asia Lee, Bill Carmack, Amelia Doggwiler, and Walter Sternlieb. Bill Carmack & Amelia Doggwiler Published by Hatherleigh Press, the 224-page self-help book follows the release of Rowland’s first book, Discovering

JEAN SHAFIROFF HOSTS FUNDRAISER FOR SOUTHAMPTON ANIMAL SHELTER IN NAIA RESTAURANT @ CAPRI HOTEL

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  Jean Shafiroff Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff hosted a special fundraiser for the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) at NAIA Restaurant at the Capri Hotel in Southampton, NY. Approximately 150 guests came together to celebrate the community’s animal shelter and all their hard work for homeless animals. The funds raised from the event was good start to the charity season the returning Unconditional Love Gala approaches later this summer. Rebecca Seawright With Jean Shafiroff & Carolyn Maloney Tony Bowles     Notable attendees included: Jean Shafiroff (Host and Underwriter), Martin Shafiroff, US Rep. Carolyn Maloney, NYS Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright, Henry Buhl, Bill McCuddy, Robin Leacock, Kate McEntee (SASF), Nathania Nisonson, James Marzigliano, Kingsley Crawford, Missy Hargraves, Joe Sprague (Executive Director), Beau Hulse, Beatrix Barash (SASF), Renee and Dale Schlather, Amy and Marion Piro, Yubal Marquez Fleites, Mar and William Morosse, Michael Pistanos, L

HAMPTONS POPULAR RESTAURANT 'THE COOP' MERGES WITH UNION BURGER BAR

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  Fried Chicken With Fries The incredible demand for the Hamptons most popular ghost kitchen popup, The Coop, has made the foodie favorite gain a permanent home.  Union Burger Bar is proud to announce that in the upcoming weeks the two ventures will merge to create the ultimate dinning destination in the East End.  The Coop concept was the first to make waves in the Hamptons as Southampton residents and tourists alike flocked to the hotspot destination for delightful tastes. Cravings grew and orders continuously stacked from the moment restaurateurs Ian Duke and David Hilty introduced the simply “scrumptious” chicken out of their landmark Southampton Social Club last year. Customers can expect the same outstanding variety of fried and roasted chicken options that will be available with a wide assortment of first-rate sides. A few items to note that really separate The Coop from others include the classic Fried chicken sandwich; biscuits topped with fried chicken and covered in a rich s

RENAISSANCE PROPERTIES HOST BROKERS AT 632 BROADWAY & 166 CROSBY STREET

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  Ken Fishel With Maria Fishel And Bradley Fishel Kenneth Fishel, President of Renaissance Properties, and Bradley Fishel, Vice President, hosted an exclusive, and tremendously successful, brokers event in the recently renovated historic commercial space, 632 Broadway, also known as 166 Crosby Street in Noho. As the pace of New York business activity starts to accelerate out of the Pandemic, Renaissance Properties demonstrated its focus on being one of the leaders in its field with the launch of its revamped lobby at 166 Crosby Street. The initial purpose of the lobby was to provide a second entrance for 632 Broadway, one of Renaissance’s other four locations in the city. This space comes equipped with a full Joe’s Coffee Bar, plus a bike room to attract businesses and employees seeking sustainable transportation alternatives. The lobby achieves Bradley Fishel’s, (Vice President of Renaissance Properties) mission of focusing on sustainability while creating a communal place for employe

VICTOR ARIMONDI RETROSPECTIVE 'DONALD AND VICTOR : UNDER THE INFLUENCE WITH DON HERSHMAN

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   Jean Shafiroff Don Hershman And Adam Stoltman Artist Don Hershman debuted his latest collection of original pieces, as part of a retrospective series inspired by the late Victor Arimondi.  In the spring show, Donald and Victor: Under The Influence, the inventive artist embodied his visceral need to pursue interests and creative expressions as he paid a loving tribute to his former partner who succumbed to AIDS in 2001. Hershman’s paintings recognizes the unique attributes of Arimondi’s work, featuring a display that is compassionate and reflective of our modern times.   Carmen D'Alessio And Janik Aleksander The opening reception took place at Salomon Arts Gallery in Tribeca. Notable attendees included: Artist Don Hershman, Gallery owners Gigi and Rodrigo Salomon, philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, Jorge Alzate, Adam Stoltman, Edwina Sandys, Anthony Haden-Guest, Carmen D'Alessio, Janik Aleksander, Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin, Dr. Robi Ludwig, Mindie Barnett, Moises Castano, Lydia

ATAIA TO RELEASE "COUCH" WHILE CALLING OUT ALL INTROVERTS

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   ' Fine' By Ataia 2018 Ataia is a singer-songwriter (and occasional freestyle rapper) out of Los Angeles, CA. She finds inspiration for her own music in various genres, ranging from pop and hip hop to trap and bass; basically, if Benny Blanco and Halsey had a baby, it would be Ataia.  Growing up in the rougher parts of Maryland and New York, Ataia turned to music to express herself. Her father, a musician himself, taught her all that she’s come to know about music and its healing powers; having endured much in her 20 something years of life, the one thing Ataia knows without a shadow of a doubt is that music can help bring light to people’s lives. And, that is exactly her goal with her own music: bring light to people’s lives through music and lyrics that they can relate to.  Her first single, “Couch”, does just that. Calling out to all the introverts in the world who would

SOUTHAMPTON ANIMAL SHELTER'S 'THE REAL HOUSECATS OF THE HAMPTONS' AND 'DOG DAYS OF SUMMER'

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  Our Puppy Stitch From Southampton Animal Shelter Put YOUR Pet in the Spotlight and submit to Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation’s Pet Pix Photo Contests: The Real Housecats of The Hamptons and Dog Days of Summer! Have you ever wanted your pet to be famous? Now is your chance to submit to one (or both) of their Pet Pix Photo Contests and your pet gains the chance of being featured in one of our upcoming coffee table books! Get ready, submissions are now open, contest ends Saturday, July 17, 2021. Rules and Eligibility: • Pet parents must live 3 or more months in the Town of East Hampton, Town of Shelter Island, or Town of Southampton • Pet needs to be adopted from a shelter, rescued, or stray/feral (no pets obtained from a breeder or pet store can be entered) • Your pet does NOT have to be adopted from Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation to participate • You may enter a photo of a pet that has passed away to honor their memory • Photos may only contain pets (no people or other sp

LEESA ROWLAND'S NEW BOOK 'THE CHARISMA FACTOR: UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF MAGNETIC CHARM AND PERSONAL INFLUENCE IN YOUR LIFE'

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  The Charisma Factor  Leesa Rowland, author of the best-selling self-help/motivational book Discovering the It Factor within You: Developing Your Charismatic Personality, has announced the release of the sequel titled The Charisma Factor: Unlock the Secrets of Magnetic Charm and Personal Influence in Your Life, hitting stores nationwide and electronically on May 25, 2021. Published by Hatherleigh Press, the 224-page self-help book follows the release of Rowland’s first book, Discovering the It Factor within You.  The Charisma Factor’s synopsis is as follows: Charisma is an unseen but powerful force that has many different facets. Charisma is a special and compelling spark that makes you unique, and sets you apart from the rest of the crowd, and it is something all people possess--whether they are aware of it or not. Devoting a little time to connecting with our inner selves, learning what makes us truly special, and incorporating this magnetic quality into our personality can have unt

RED HOT CHILE PEPPERS CHAD SMITH HOSTS WINNERS OF MVVO AD ART SHOW VIRTUAL OPENING

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  MvVO Virtual Opening  MvVO ART hosted a virtual show opening featuring special guest artist Chad Smith, and announced the winners of AD ART SHOW 2021. Chad Smith, the Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer and a noted contemporary artist, opened the event by celebrating the creativity of the artists of advertising.  The MvVO ART jury of collectors selected the painter Jessica Alazraki to receive top honors. She received a Specialty Clio in Contemporary Art and a Creative Immersion Day at NBCUniversal (AD ART SHOW presenting sponsor). Hyun Jung Ji and Chanell Angeli were also named Show Winners. Additional finalists: Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic, Marco Gallotta, Stevenson Michel and Michael Wente. “It’s definitely the year of women in Art and Advertising,” said Maria van Vlodrop, MvVO ART President and Founder. “All three of this year’s winners are women and that doesn’t surprise me at all, as the field has many talented women artists. AD ART SHOW 2021’s 130 artists come from diverse backgrounds and

MOTHER'S DAY GIFT IDEAS FOR NEW YORK CITY AND THE HAMPTONS

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  MarieBelle Chocolates This Mother’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to treat your Mother to a sweet gifts, celebration meal, and a family staycation. In this Mother’s Day guide, you will find a selection of ways to celebrate and honor the special woman in your life that she will cherish.  For Mom’s Sweet Tooth   MarieBelle Chocolates   This Mother’s Day MarieBelle Chocolates at their flagship retail location at 484 Broome Street offers patrons a sumptuous shopping experience for the eyes and appetite with lavish window displays which aim to warm the heart. Celebrate Mother’s Day with MarieBelle Chocolates’ signature artisanal ganache collections. Ganaches are available in the following: 36 pieces of Mother’s Day-themed chocolate ganache in a classic blue tier box with a vivid blue ribbon; 36 Pieces of Mother's Day-themed chocolate ganache in a colorful box decorated by the World-renowned concert pianist and painter Chau-Giang Thi Nguyen; and 16 pieces of Mother’s Day-themed ch

THE BIDENS VISIT JIMMY AND ROSALYNN CARTER IN THEIR GEORGIA HOME

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  Bidens Visit The Carters The Carter Library released a photo of the Bidens visiting former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in their Georgia home. Reminds me when elected officials were honest and did what was good for the country. Jimmy Carter still is doing great things. He builds homes for the homeless. His charity Habitat For Humanity THEIR MOTTO: A decent home provides the strength, stability and independence that families need, and Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat homeowners pay an affordable mortgage, receive financial education and help build their homes alongside volunteers. Your financial support will help families continue building with Habitat in your community and around the world.    Photo Courtesy Of Carter Library 

BROWNINGS FITNESS WILL GUIDE YOU ON A JOURNEY TO ULTIMATE HEALTH

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  Mary Ann Browning Founder and CEO of Brownings Fitness, Mary Ann Browning, has for years been a renowned leader in the wellness industry. Dedicated clients turn to her to guide them on their journey to ultimate health. A well-rounded lifestyle is achieved through a notable nutritional program the health guru established alongside her one-of-a-kind workout regimen.  The successful Browning Method program praised by the likes of celebrities, athletes and business professionals includes three different tier packages that are curated for individual needs to produce optimum results. After a private consultation, clients receive suggested types of supervised plans that help them accomplish their personal goals and needs. Tier 3 - Eight-Week Program • Almost 24/7 text call or email service. This component is important as it allows Mary Ann to customize your plan meal by meal. This will also teach you how to plan your meals on your own once you've reached your goal. • Offers on going che

SAVATORE BIUNDO'S FARM TO FORK CENTRO TRATTORIA RESTAURANT & BAR IN HAMPTON BAYS

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  Centro Cocktails  Salvatore Biundo is the owner of Italian eatery Centro Trattoria & Bar, the ultimate farm-to-fork Italian restaurant in Hampton Bays. The storied road to the making of his beloved business comes from a rich background at home. His grandmother lovingly passed on the secrets of the kitchen to him, and he proudly took that loving advice on his own journey to become a self-taught chef. His elevated style has created a fresh take on old world tastes at Centro Trattoria & Bar. Incredible food has become a family affair with his wife helping manage the restaurant and his mom assisting at the stove.  Together they are poised to launch a new era of growth as they get ready to expand operations.  Re-illuminating the outdoor eating experience this Mother’s Day they will open a grand patio deck in time for an exceptional summer season. Surrounding the lively setting will be an exquisite outdoor garden fountain and fireplace, full bar, live music and two Bocce courts. En