01 Of 19 Gramercy Tavern, New York City Photo by Brian Hatton Photography Intimate gatherings searching for a quintessential New York experience should look no further than the famed Gramercy Tavern. Known for its stellar chefs-the restaurant holds two Michelin stars-as well as highly regarded wine list, Gramercy Tavern also lays claim to one of the coziest private rooms in Manhattan.
Jordin Sparks won American Idol in 2007, and now, 10 years later, she's won the award for best celebrity secret-keeper. After months of keeping her lips tightly zipped, the singer finally revealed to People this week that not only did she get married over the summer, but she and husband Dana Isaiah are now expecting their first child sometime next spring.
While some marriages last a lifetime, others end up being learning experiences. They end, often with heartbreak, but they make us stronger and smarter as we move into the future. This is especially true for marriages by someone who is a little too young. Riding off into the sunset with your high school or college sweetheart can seem amazing, but some people get married before they're ready and end up divorced before many of their friends have even settled down.
Carly Cardellino and Giovanni Anthony Vaccaro are both well known within the beauty industry as the beauty brand director at Cosmopolitan (Carly) and the artistic director of Glamsquad (Giovanni). But back in 2011 they were not familiar with each other when a friend set them up on blind date. The plan was to meet for drinks at the Ace Hotel in New York City but drinks turned into dinner-and six hours later, a good-night kiss.