More articles about summer-fun

Girlfriend Fun Guide: New York City

New York City is our home and home to our flagship event, so it's no wonder we're so excited to share some of our favorite city establishments with all of you. Girls Night Out New York City is June 22-24, so be sure to get your tickets! Whether you're coming in from out of town, or happen to call the... CONTINUE READING 20

Memorial Day Remix

With all of the BBQs, pool parties and whatnot you've got planned for today, we’ve put together a playlist that honors our soldiers and our country, all while getting the party (and summertime) started. Oh, say can you see...the list below! "Summertime" by Will Smith: When anyone hears this jam, we all know what season it is. (Summa, summa, summa... CONTINUE READING 9

Meet a Guy This Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend means red, white and blue, and BBQs…plus tons of chances to meet a new man, whether he's a stranger you spy at a waterfront bar or a friend-of-a-friend you meet at a parade party. Check out our snappy Memorial Day takes on your usual conversation starters. We’re sure you’ll have a fella to watch the fireworks with. Compliment... CONTINUE READING 12

Memorial Day White Party

The old "no white before Memorial Day" rule might conjure up images of your fashionably challenged Great Aunt Faye, but has surprisingly turned that old saying into a cool soiree theme. Using white as a symbol of purity and new beginnings to celebrate the (unofficial!) start of summer is certainly an elegant departure from the overdone red, white and... CONTINUE READING 13

5 Summer Drinks Under 150 Calories Each

With grilling season just about here and Memorial Day less than a week away, it’s prime time to enjoy a summery bev…but problem is that a lot of seasonal drinks are full of empty calories. I've compiled a list of our better-for-you beverage favorites that won't wreck your bikini diet, all coming in at under 150 cals per serving! -Cait Rohan Cosmos... CONTINUE READING 9


Who says barbecuing has to be a man’s job? No way! It’s officially barbecue and grilling season, so now’s the time to upgrade your coolness quotient and your outdoor cooking skills. With the right tools, you too will slow roast or flash fire your summer foods to perfection. Really not into grilling? These are perfect presents for your man or... CONTINUE READING 16


The scent of new blossoms is in the air, bringing with it the promise of summer days, warm nights and a fabulous excuse to host a killer party. So rub on the SPF, book the mani-pedi, and check out these top five party-planning sites to host the soiree that will have people uploading Facebook pics for days. Psst: Celebrate our... CONTINUE READING 11


Summer is around the corner, and grilling fish is one of our fave things to do! Below is a simple yet flavorful marinade from Elegant Affairs that you can prep for one of the best summertime fish, good-for-ya salmon. Perfect for Memorial Day or any sort of outdoor soiree, the picture is true to the taste (read: amazing). Let's get... CONTINUE READING 7

Letters to Shecky's: Dreaming of Summer

Welcome to another edition of Letters to Shecky’s, a section where we take some of our favorite comments and share ‘em with all of you! From Cinco de Mayo last week to our West Coast takeover of L.A., San Fran and Denver (May 17, get your tickets now!), we’ve got stars in our eyes. One very big star to be exact: the... CONTINUE READING 3

Top Graduation Songs

Now through June marks graduation season! Yep, it's that wonderful time of the year when proud grads, be they Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate, are cause for celebration. Luckily, graduation songs have gotten a lot better since you sang R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly" at your elementary school's commencement in 1997. Mix this list from for yourself or... CONTINUE READING 6