Events

  • Biking the 110 Mile Gran Fondo NY

    Biking the 110 Mile Gran Fondo NY

    Last sunday was the Gran Fondo NY, a 110 mile bike ride through NJ and NY, done in the classic Italian Style. My friend Chris came up from DC for the ride, and we met up with a group of friends. I did the ride on my new Cannondale SuperSix bike, which I love. A…

  • Running the 2012 Brooklyn Half Marathon

    Running the 2012 Brooklyn Half Marathon

    On Saturday I went with my team from Fueled to run the NYRR Brooklyn Half Marathon. This was my 2nd time officially running the race. Last time I ran it, we started on the boardwalk at Coney Island and ran to Prospect Park. This time it was reversed, and at the finish we got a…

  • Yankees vs Reds

    Friday night, Jill and I went up to Yankee Stadium to see the Reds lose badly to the Yankees. Still a fun game! Pics and video clips:

  • Getting Wet and Muddy for the Tough Mudder. Grrrrrr

    Getting Wet and Muddy for the Tough Mudder. Grrrrrr

    On Saturday I completed the Tough Mudder Challenge in Pennsylvania with a kickass group of friends. A bit of background on the challenge: Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. With the most innovative courses, half a…

  • April Fools on the Internet!

    April Fools on the Internet!

    Great wrapup of all the amazing April Fools pranks from today. Google+Nascar? Sounds great. April Fools Day makes for Internet silliness | Gaming and Culture – CNET News. Google Nascar partnership explainer video.

  • Upcoming Race: 2012 Gran Fondo New York

    Upcoming Race: 2012 Gran Fondo New York

    Adding to my list of races and events this summer, I’ll be doing the Gran Fondo NY 100 Mile bike race with friend Chris. Just got a new bike, so I’m psyched to start racing it asap! The second edition of Gran Fondo New York brings Italian cycling culture to the world’s greatest city on…

  • Forbes 30 Under 30 Party

    This year my sister Jill was included in the Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 list of emerging entrepreneuers. Tonight she and I attended the reception and party for those on the list and their guest. Had a great time speaking the list members, and had the opportunity to chat with Mr. Forbes himself. See this…

  • Having Dinner with Jim Haynes in Paris

    This past February, I spent time in Paris with my brother and sister. Our first night in Paris the three of went to a very cool dinner party hosted by legend Jim Haynes. Fortunately for us, there was a NY times photographer at the party. Although no pics of us made it into the Times…

  • Infographic: Happy Leap Day!

    Infographic: Happy Leap Day!

    Happy leap day!

  • Inside Social Apps 2012: Monetizing Social Games on Facebook: Today and Tomorrow

    Inside Social Apps 2012: Monetizing Social Games on Facebook: Today and Tomorrow

    Monetizing Social Games on Facebook: Today and Tomorrow Terry Angelos, Co-Founder and CPO, TrialPay Will Harbin, CEO, KIXEYE Lisa Marino, CEO, RockYou Rony Xu, CPO, Happy Elements With the requirement that Facebook Credits become the exclusive premium virtual currency in social games on Facebook starting last July, there was much debate in the developer community…

  • Inside Social Apps 2012: The Facebook Platform Roadmap

    Inside Social Apps 2012: The Facebook Platform Roadmap

    The Facebook Platform Roadmap in 2012 Carl Sjogreen, Director, Product Management, Facebook Key Quote: “Facebook wants Open Graph to be a simple process for developers, so that the focus can be put on developing great apps.” Three major areas we’re working on this year – Open Graph, Mobile, Games Open Graph. Plays to two audiences. People…

  • Inside Social Apps 2012: Trends in Social Game Product Development

    Inside Social Apps 2012: Trends in Social Game Product Development

    Brief notes from sitting in on the “Trends in Social Game Product Development” panel at Inside Social Apps conference in San Francisco, CA. Trends in Social Game Product Development Brenda Garno Brathwaite, COO & Game Designer, Loot Drop, Inc. Bill Jackson, Creative Director, CastleVille, Zynga Dallas Sebastian Knutsson, Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder, King.com Mike…

  • Happy Super Bowl Sunday!

    Happy Super Bowl Sunday!

    A great day! Mega run through Golden Gate Park, and then Super Bowl party with friends…

  • Notes: Startup Jobs – Find Your Path with Charlie O’Donnell at General Assembly NYC

    Notes: Startup Jobs – Find Your Path with Charlie O’Donnell at General Assembly NYC

    Tonight I attended an interesting talk at General Assembly by Charlie O’Donnell, discussing finding pathways with startup jobs. A few brief notes: Notes:  In the world of startups and startup skills that are applicable to emerging startups, it’s possible to teach yourself the skills you need in one to two years. Even if you want…

  • Girl Walk // All Day

    Girl Walk // All Day

    Last week I had the opportunity to go with a friend to the premier at the Brooklyn Masonic Hall of the new ultra music video “Girl Walk // All Day”. It’s a 70 minute long music video featuring the entire new Girl Talk album “All Day”, shot all around NYC, and starring dancer Anne Marsen.…

  • Turkey Weekend, 2011

    A few shots from the weekend at home with the family… Full set on Flickr

  • Cincinnati Turkey Day 10K

    Cincinnati Turkey Day 10K

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  • Shooting the 2011 Tri State Tough Mudder

    Shooting the 2011 Tri State Tough Mudder

    Today I went with a group of friends to the 2011 Tri State Tough Mudder. I was registered to compete, but sadly because of a recent shoulder injury, my PT told me I couldn’t. Instead, I accompanied my team out there and took photos of the entire race. Running around to each obstacle to beat…

  • Halloween: Candy Overload

    See this image in my Flickr Photostream.

  • Staying In Touch on Halloween with GroupMe

    Staying In Touch on Halloween with GroupMe

    This year for Halloween, a group of about 15 of us got together for a massive Halloween party crawl. With the crazy Snowtober 2011 snow storm in NYC, and the packed party schedule of 5 different parties across town, it was important that we all stayed in contact throughout the night – both to collaborate…

  • Photos from Jill’s “Party Like a Culinista” Book Launch Party

    Photos from Jill’s “Party Like a Culinista” Book Launch Party

    We had a great time partying with The Supper Club for my sister Jill’s new cookbook “Party Like a Culinista” launch party! Here are a few shots from the event, taken by photographer Joshua Wong.

  • Tomorrow Night: Party Like A Culinista

    Tomorrow Night: Party Like A Culinista

    If you’re in NYC this week, come join us tomorrow night to celebrate the launch of my sister Jill’s new party cookbook “Party like a Culinista“. A good time will be had by all! “Drop in anytime between 6p-9p on October 5th at the Griffin Court Penthouse (454 w54th Street NYC) for food, advanced copy…

  • Happy Birthday Gal!

    Happy Birthday Gal!

    Tonight was Gal Natel’s birthday, and we had a great time partying in our own private ballroom. Hurray!

  • Getting Ready for the Tri-State 2011 Tough Mudder

    Getting Ready for the Tri-State 2011 Tough Mudder

    Get ready to root for Team Warmi in this year’s TriState Tough Mudder! This year, me and a large group of people have signed up to do the race – for many of us, including myself, this will be our first Tough Mudder race. I’m looking forward to this race because, actually, this will be…