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From coconut water to Indian food, the co-founder of Two Fit Moms and loving mother of two tells us the ten things she loves the most.

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

New Jersey native Laura Kasperzak has mastered the art of work-life balance. Literally. The certified yoga instructor has inspired moms and yogis alike with her Instagram account that features Kasperzak and her six-year-old daughter Mini in impressive yoga poses. more

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It’s not all about the margaritas.

Get ready for the bright festivities surrounding Cinco de Mayo with these fashion and food accessories. 

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It’s a jungle out there and these furry mothers will do just about anything to protect their young.

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Moms are the best, but not just the human sort. The animal kingdom is full of mothers who are ready to – quite literally – go out on a limb for their children. Between teaching their young to forage food, defend themselves against predators, and battle the elements, animal moms have a big job. In celebration of Mother’s Day, we rounded up some of the fiercest mamas in the animal kingdom. more

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Thank your Mom for all she’s done with one of these thoughtful gifts. 

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From cruises to 5Ks, Urban Agenda outlines a myriad of events in New Jersey and NYC to celebrate Mom

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Mother’s Day cruise around the NYC Harbor: Hornblower Cruises is offering a family brunch cruise on Mother’s Day. At 10am the yacht leaves Pier 40, located at 353 West Street, for a two-hour ride along the Hudson. The cruise includes a brunch buffet, a dessert station, coffee and herbal teas, a live jazz band, and a DJ. more

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#MAMMidnight in Montclair, New Jersey – The weeklong biennial event returns May 11-15, 2016

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Montclair Art Museum’s (MAM) biennial Art in Bloom event returns May 11 -15, 2016. The Museum will display 32 floral arrangements by 30 floral designers from the tri-state area.  more

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WantedDesign to highlight some of the best international designers and manufacturers during NYCxDESIGN 2016

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

WantedDesign is coming back for its 6th Edition during NYCxDESIGN, NYC’s annual celebration of the design in its five boroughs. Founded in 2011 by Odile Hainut and Claire Pijoulat, WantedDesign is “a platform dedicated to promoting design and fostering the international creative community with its marquee events during NYCXDESIGN” (May 3-17).  more

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Take inspiration from Coachella with these music festival fashions from Rebecca Minkoff.

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Fashion your garden into a backyard paradise with these Earth Day inspired accessories. 

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Daffodil Day

Photo Credit: Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Herald in springtime with this weekend event

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

A plethora of Daffodils are ready to greet you Sunday, April 24 from 11am-4pm at Reeves-Reed Arboretum (RRA) for their annual Daffodil Day. Home to one of New Jersey’s largest Daffodil collections, the Arboretum, located at 165 Hobart Avenue in Summit, will offer tons of spring-inspired activities for the whole family.  more

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SHOP IVY PARK by Beyonce 

A new brand of activewear made up of effortlessly cool pieces cut from high performance fabrics.

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In honor of this year’s Boston Marathon, view our top picks for custom running gear.

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On Tuesday, April 19, one of Belgium’s greatest indulgences comes to Nassau Street in Princeton

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

You won’t have to travel far to get a taste of Belgium’s traditional Liege waffles thanks to Princeton’s newest foodie hotspot, Nina’s Waffles. Set to open on April 19 at 252 Nassau Street, Nina’s Waffles will be offering a wide array of sweet and savory treats, with a special highlight on their famous traditional Liege waffles. more

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Jewelry so beautiful, it’s criminal

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Now until April 16, 2016, The Museum of Arts and Design presents LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, its annual exhibition and sale featuring designs from more than 40 emerging and acclaimed international jewelry artists. Now in its 16th edition, LOOT has become known as the ultimate pop-up shop for contemporary artist-made jewelry, where collectors and jewelry enthusiasts have the rare opportunity to meet and acquire pieces from some of the most innovative creators in the field. more

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These watches offer practicality and a splash of style.

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Now until April 20, Presented by the Wall Street Journal

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Madison Avenue is home to New York City’s most extravagant stores and fashion-forward retailers. This is particularly true when it comes to the thoroughfare’s selection of watches. Now until April 20, 2016, Madison Avenue invites watch connoisseurs and collectors to celebrate the industry’s finest timepieces at its 6th Annual Madison Avenue Watch Week (MAWW).

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Ring in spring with these fresh new trends in kids clothing. 

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By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Move over Alexa Chung and Sarah Jessica Parker because these pint-sized style stars are taking the fashion world by storm.

Some of them might not be able to walk in heels…or any shoes yet, but that hasn’t stopped them from sporting the latest fashion trends from head to toe. Make your day complete by following these trendy tots on Instagram. more

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Check out the Museum’s major exhibit and events focused on the fashion celebrity

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Brooklyn-native Isaac Mizrahi is known for his eponymous fashion lines, but his larger-than-life personality has stolen the hearts of those in the fashion world and beyond. A true renaissance man, Mizrahi is a designer, media personality, author, creative director of Xcel Brands, and most recently, the focus of a major exhibit at The Jewish Museum between Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street in NYC. more

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Two of London’s leading luxury brands come together for a swoon-worthy collection of summer shoes

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

You can’t help but put your best foot forward in one of L.K. Bennett’s 20-piece limited edition shoe collection with Bionda Castana. The two London-based luxury brands have combined their fashion savvy to create a Spring/Summer 2016 limited edition shoe collection featuring six different silhouettes. Styles range from the $475 Jackie Flat Sandals with laces that wrap around the ankle to the $595 Jerry Suede Sandals complete with a 100mm heel and leather panels. more

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Friday, April 8

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Public Ice Skating at The Ice House in Hackensack, NJ.

8 p.m.: The Bergen County Players present Enchanted April, 298 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, NJ. more

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CLASSICAL BOOK COLLECTION FROM DOT & BO

Give your bookshelf a face lift with these gorgeous editions of your favorite literary classics.

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From April 7 – 10 the Park Avenue Armory in NYC will be the mecca of rare and historical books

Bibliophiles rejoice – as of April 7, 2016 the Park Avenue Armory in NYC will be converted into one of the world’s most distinguished book fairs, The New York Antiquarian Book Fair. This year’s event, presented by The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA), will feature over 200 international exhibitors of rare books, maps, illuminated manuscripts, photographs, ephemera and singular items of historical interest. Featuring items like Robert Frost’s personal cane carved “Miles to go Before I sleep,” to a First Edition copy of “Where the Wild Things Are,” the fair will interest everyone from a seasoned collector to a literary novice. Preview tickets are $50 and include a return visit and daily tickets are $25, both of which can be purchased heremore

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Thinking about laser hair removal? UA gets all the hairy details about this trendy procedure

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

According to Rebecca Herzig’s 2015 book, Plucked: A History of Hair Removal, “99% of American women have tried laser hair removal, and at least 85% regularly remove hair from their faces, armpits, legs, and bikini lines” (goodreads.com). Additionally, IBISWorld recently reported that hair removal businesses are part of an $11 billion industry. With such staggering numbers, Urban Agenda decided to take a closer look at why so many people are going under the laser instead of the razor. more

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Protect your new phone and look stylish with these iPhone cases and accessories. 

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Haute Insect

This Spring, fashion designers have a love for nature. Patterns inspired by jeweled insects are streaming down the runway. The best part – all of these looks are completely ready to wear! Simply click on each product image to purchase. more

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Svetlana Rabey Untitled #51, 2015 Watercolor on paper 22 in x 30 in $1,500 Courtesy of Sugarlift (Brooklyn, NY)

Where you’ll love the art and the price tags

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Buying art can be among the most intimating shopping experiences. This is especially true for young people who are looking to start-up their own art collection, but aren’t looking to go broke in the process. Luckily, Affordable Art Fair NYC (AAFNYC) is once again making extraordinary pieces of contemporary art accessible to all in their 21st edition of the Fair. Today until April 3, 2016 the Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues, will house one of NYC’s biggest, and most convivial, art events. more