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Lauren DeCarlo

March 12, 2011 |
The Jeweler

“When shopping for a band, don’t go for the most fashionable style. You’ll be tired of it in two years.”

March 12, 2011 |
All-in-One Workouts

Maximize your free time—if such a thing exists—by picking a class that targets multiple muscle groups at once.

March 22, 2011 |
The Event Planner

“If a planner says no often or sets tight rules, you should run for the hills.”

March 12, 2011
Ladle Me This

Three in-demand mixologists concoct Champagne punches to loosen up dance-floor inhibitions.

March 12, 2011 |
The Gown Cleaner

“There’s no ‘I’m sorry, we can’t do it’ at our level. It’s our job to preserve the integrity of your investment.”

March 12, 2011 |
The Chuppah Designer

“The chuppah symbolizes the home you’re building together, but it’s also a very visual element of your décor.”

March 23, 2010 |
Addressing the Crowd

Not everyone is a born public speaker (especially your loving but loquacious Uncle Bob). To keep speeches under control, hand out this advice from the pros at the rehearsal dinner.

July 22, 2002 |
Pool Picks

It's a hot, muggy Saturday, and everyone's left town. You could curl up with your air conditioner and think of bad things that happen to people who spend weekends at the beach—or indulge in some sun and cool water yourself. Pack sunblock, a suit, and a lock for your locker and head to one of these day-rate dunks.

January 12, 2004 | Test Drive
Cocoa Loco

We beat back winter one sip at a time with the city’s richest hot chocolates.

October 1, 2004 | New York Shops
May They Help You?

Yes! Even more than you’d think. Lauren DeCarlo meets four of the city’s sales stars.

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