Inside Ladimax Sports and Fitness? 6,500-square-foot facility, women can burn calories, build muscle, and decrease body fat on the basketball court, on a military-style obstacle course, or during group fitness classes such as kickboxing and spin. As a women?s only gym, Ladimax Sports and Fitness strives to provide a nonthreatening and comfortable environment for their members, while offering a variety of programs and services catered to women of all ages and fitness levels.
Women looking to amp up their style decibels can transmit bold and harmonic statements with an assortment of fashionable duds and an ever-changing array of charm bracelets and jewelry. An embroidered top ($59) and flowing oversized tunic ($49) surround their wearers with a cool shield of elegance to stave off battalions of banality and leave passersby smitten with charm. Celebrate the letter of the day with the V scallop top ($49), or get hopelessly lost in a triangle of fashion, fit, and functionality with a pair of Bermuda cargo shorts ($49.50). Zoya's spirited jewelry selection includes a colorful beaded-cluster loop necklace ($29) and a collection of Evil Eye charm bracelets that are as exclusive as VIP passes to Leonard Nimoy's birthday party ($16+). Fresh bouquets of bags, belts, and hats blossom regularly on fashion-fertile vines encircling the racks and displays.
Backyard Sports engages young athletes in a series of weekly skill sessions, including baseball and basketball sport camps, taught by teachers, coaches, and varsity athletes. One-hour spring baseball sessions for pre-kindergarten through 2nd-graders, which take place on Sundays from May 8 to June 19, are tailored toward appropriate skill levels. Novices learn basic rules of the game, fundamental catching and throwing skills, and how to kick dust when arguing a call. More experienced athletes can hone fielding, hitting, speed and agility, and how to interpret an endorsement contract.
Since its inception in 1989, G-Star has been on the cutting edge of jeans and other denim apparel. They've adopted a 3-D design processes, reduced the use of traditional cotton in favor of organic, and created coordinating accessories for jockeys and fashion-forward horses. The brand is ever on trend, with apparel such as pastel jeans for women and slim-cut jackets for men. G-Star Raw's motto may be "just the product," but the label goes beyond luxury denim. G-Star draws from other materials to create T-shirts, sweaters, shoes, belts, and even underwear.
The company is involved with its manufacturers and suppliers, as well. Although it does not own any factories overseas, it does carefully vet the companies it works with to make sure they follow G-Star's code of conduct, which is based on the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international conventions. G-Star has even taken extra steps in Bangladesh, monitoring safety compliance and other issues, including inspecting work buildings through thermography for construction and electrical faults that could turn dangerous.
The founder of Lilli Pilli Health Bar came to New York from Australia via the Serengeti, Alps, and Morocco, bringing with her a love for the healthy food that fueled her adventurous, healthy life. Nourishing cold-pressed juices made from fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs are at the core of her menu?juices that can be sipped as simple refreshment or used as part of a multi-day cleanse. It was very important to her to establish a menu based in organic and nutritionally sound foods and juices for a healthy detox. The chefs at this juice bar and eatery also assemble wholesome sandwiches and salads and simmer soups free from preservatives or Twinkies. Locally roasted coffees and a selection of loose teas provide a dose of caffeine or calming break from the day.
An enoteca-style wine shop filled with soft wood tones, Aries Wines & Spirits was founded in 1984 by wine connoisseurs Tony and Andrea Russo. To this day, Tony and Andrea travel the world in search of premium products, tasting wine after wine and returning home with cases from regions such as Argentina, Austria, France, and Greece. The bottles that meet Tony and Andrea’s standards—and the ones that sneak under their noses by wearing fake mustaches—stretch across the shelves of their temperature-controlled wine room. A multitude of other spirits fills out the rest of Tony and Andrea’s inventory, ranging from vodka and rum to champagne and cordials.