Category Archives: New York

All-American Undies!

Happy Independence Day! Did you know? Hanky Panky products are designed and manufactured in New York, using domestic materials. That makes us not only thoroughly red, white and blue, but green as well! Check out these fabulous videos, which feature … Continue reading

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Greetings from Hanky Panky

My adventure began at JFK airport, holding a large purple sign that read Hanky Panky. I was on a mission: to host the winners of the “Win a Trip to NYC” contest. The contest was sponsored by Globus, a high-end … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at a Fashion History Exhibition.

Friday, June 30 will be the opening of Putman History Museum’s exhibit Summer Afternoon: Fashion and Leisure in the Hudson Highlands, 1850–1950 in Cold Spring, NY—one hour and ten minutes north of Manhattan. This exhibit presents summer fashions and undergarments from the museum’s … Continue reading

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Kicking up our skirts for the 23 Skidoo Flatiron Flashmobesque!

Kicking off 23 Skidoo, 50 dancers kicked-up their skirts (exposing their Hanky Panky panties) to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Flatiron building, yesterday! This “Flatiron Flashmobseque” choreographed by Shandoah Goldman, was inspired by the historical legend which coined the … Continue reading

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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros: Concert Review

I am a total sucker for live music. Thus, when I heard that one of my favorite indie bands was coming to Roseland Ballroom, I jumped at the opportunity for a night out with the girls. For those who have … Continue reading

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DIY Home Decor

For me, 2012 got off to a great start. My 2 roommates and I decided not to renew the lease on our Large 3 Bedroom Ideally Located, Yet Heinously Old apt in Astoria, Queens. I officially became a ‘Head of … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Life, Legacy and Leadership of Julian Bond, a Human Rights Icon

To honor Julian Bond’s achievements and to advance the teaching and interpreting of civil rights studies, the University of Virginia is seeking funds to create the Julian Bond Professorship in Civil Rights and Social Justice. Last week, Gale and I … Continue reading

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Mother’s Guilt Turns to Yankees Pride!

We are a “baseball family”.  My husband was a pitcher in college so pretty much my 8 year old son, Evan, has been groomed to be a ball player since birth!  When our 6 year old daughter, Shayna, decided to … Continue reading

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A Trip to MoMA PS1

I am a born New Yorker and in true New York style, I’m always searching for something interesting and new to see and do. One of the great things about living in New York is there’s always something new to … Continue reading

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A New Kitty and a Little-Known Hero

Last week I spent some time at an animal sanctuary in upstate NY adopting a kitty for the barn—to take the place of my dear, departed, ace-mouser Mary. The exercise was probably more rigorous than applying for a gun permit, but that’s okay. After an emotional hour … Continue reading

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