Monthly Archives: May 2015

  1. Grab Your Bathing Suit and a Bike Helmet! A Staycation in the City is Easy and Fun!

    With Memorial Day behind us, it’s time to celebrate the unofficial start of summer and enjoy the sunshine! Busy schedules and travel make it hard, though, to carve out time and travel to a destination vacation.  However, a staycation in the City is well within reach and at the McCarren Hotel, located in hip Williamsburg, fun in the sun is closer than ever!  With complimentary Brooklyn Bicycle Co. bikes and an outdoor saltwater pool, your little ones can break out those sporty sneakers and the
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  2. Grab your water shoes! Brooklyn Bridge Park is about to make a Splash!

    Brooklyn Bridge Park water park Jeppe HeinWe're super excited for the upcoming exhibit Please Touch the Art, by Danish artist Jeppe Hein, a water and mirror labyrinth that's being erected at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The series of 18 sculptures intended for public interaction are sure to be a hit for big and small alike. Our favorite aspect of the exhibit is Appearing Rooms on Bridge View lawn where water shoots up establishing rooms with wet walls (bring your native water shoes!).  Other works include the skyline inspired Mirror Labyrinth, featuring mirror polished stainless steel of varying heights dotting the landscape as well Modified Social Benches
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  3. Babesta in the News: Fabulous Fashion House Tootsa MacGinty Chats with Babesta for Mother's Day!

    tootsa 2We were so thrilled to be featured in awesome UK label Tootsa MacGinty's blog this Mother's Day! They got the skinny on Babesta's beginnings, the new location at Brookfield Place, best advice for our little girls & what we love to do with the kids in our downtown nabe! Thanks Jules, Lisa, Tom & Kate!!! Read it here!Photographs by Tom Pietrasik.
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  4. Hot Wheels for Mother’s Day: Babesta & Mercedes of Manhattan Giveaway!

     mercedes benz of manhattan and babesta givea
    Babesta teamed up with Mercedes of Manhattan to make someone a pretty sweet Mother’s Day! Test drive a Mercedes GLA (the super cute compact SUV) at Mercedes of Manhattan (53rd & 11th), between now and Thursday May 14, and enter to win some hand picked awesomeness for a city family (all of which fits easily in the trunk, making for a very stylish set up!) Included are our top picks for a city family:  the Van Gogh x Bugaboo Bee 3 stroller, a Baby Bjorn tra
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  5. Street Artists Give 191 Street Station Some Painterly Punch!

    Queen Andrea street artA dreary neglected tunnel turns into the ultimate modern canvas as the 191 Street subway station is handed over to some of the city's top street artists. Selected artists include Queen Andrea, Cope2, Cekis, Nick Kuzsyk and Katey Truhn. We love the upbeat and entrance in a geometric rainbow and happy little quips! Spotted on DNA info.
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  6. Babesta at Brookfield Place! We're Mall Rats!

    Babesta at Brookfield PlaceNever thought we'd see a mall we'd want to call home in NYC until we met Brookfield Place! Between grilled cheeses from Little Munster, crepes at Le District, working out at Equinox and shopping our faves at Vince, Theory, Burberry, Lululemon. . . this place had us at hello! And it's not even done yet - more to come! Scoop, Saks Fifth Avenue, L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon! And of course we love the location - on the water in front of the marina. The sundowns are spectacular!With this new location, we're aiming to make it easier for our friends in FiDi and BPC, introduce ourselves to the professional crowd and greet travelers, all with a great group of awesome stuff - from indie fashion, amazing gifts (many of which they
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  7. Listen up! The Nununu Playlist has Dropped, and its Awesome!

     Babesta Spotify of NUNUNUs favorite songsIn need of some Spring cleaning in your music library? We asked the founders of Nununu, Iris Adler & Tali Milchberg, to let us in on the tunes that get their creative juices flowing. Follow the Nununu playlist on Spotify - we're obsessed!Listen on Spotify HERERead more about the rad duo at NUNUNU in the latest issue of Babesta Beat!

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