Author: Abbie Martin Greenbaum

The Best Places for Coffee in New York City Right Now

The already highly-caffeinated denizens of New York City have lately entered a Golden Age of Coffee. New roasters and artisanal brands have taken over the city (some of the best coffee in Manhattan is at the new Hudson Yards). Some coffee purveyors have erected enormous temples to a cup of Joe (yep, we’re looking at you, Starbucks). Others feel almost like science labs. Which ones are worth the trip? Our intrepid correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up the best places for a cup of coffee in New York City right now.

The Top Films You Need to See this April

What movies are the best to see this April? Every month, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum shares her insights and tips on all things cinematic. From film festivals to must-see new releases – and of course, the awards season – she’ll be our expert guide to the silver screen. In this dispatch, Greenbaum shares her list of the top films you need to see this April. These are the movies people will talking about this month.

The Best Places in the World to Hear Poetry Right Now

April is National Poetry Month. And we say, let’s make it a blow-out celebration this year! But what are the best places in the world to hear poetry and spoken word right now? Even if you haven’t read a poem since college and don’t generally gravitate toward the medium, this a great time to check out some voices you may have been missing. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up some of the best places in the world to celebrate National Poetry Month. We’re talking open mic nights, poetry slams and other artistic performances. If you’re so inclined, you’ll be able to find fantastic events all month long.

The Best Summer Dance Festivals in the World 2019

Summer dance festival. Three little words that conjure up a world of beauty, grace, refinement – and also provocation, wild abandon, and heat. What could be better for a weekend adventure or a glorious week away this summer? Whether it’s Lauren Lovette, Michelle Dorrance, or Misty Copeland, there are not-to-be-missed performances everywhere. Abbie Martin Greenbaum has compiled a list of the best ballet and modern dance festivals in the world for summer 2019.

The Best Summer Music Festivals in the World 2019

Summer music festival season is almost here, and our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up 25 summer music festivals around the world that are the best of the best for 2019. You’ll find hip-hop, R&B, EDM, alternative, world, rock and pop music on this list. The good news? You can spend every weekend between Memorial Day and Labor Day at a sensational outdoor music festival somewhere in the world.