Japanese Roots with NYC Flavor: Maiko Kyogoku and Emily Yuen’s Culinary Home of Bessou

Tucked away on a discreet street in Lower Manhattan lies a contemporary, cozy refuge with culinary comforts simply awaiting discovery. Beso in Japanese translates to “home away from home” or “holiday village” and it is this concept that lies at the heart of Bessou; the sleek NoHo fusion restaurant specializing in fresh takes on Japanese…

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Jane Mosbacher Morris and To The Market: Helping Survivors of Abuse Achieve Economic Empowerment

Jane Mosbacher Morris has dedicated her career to tackling some of the world’s most complex social issues. From working in the U.S. Department of State’s Counterterrorism Office to serving on numerous advisory boards such as USA Cares, Women LEAD and Speak Your Silence, advising on difficult issues ranging from child sexual abuse to post-9/11 veteran…

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A Colorful Retreat: 72 Hours in the Hudson Valley

The Catskills and Hudson Valley have long been the go-to summer destinations for New Yorkers seeking refuge from the heat. It is no surprise given the region’s natural beauty, rustic-meets-modern hospitality and plethora of locally-sourced fine dining options. Small towns rich with American history teem with contemporary creativity as many New Yorkers have relocated upstate…

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