Butterfly Themed First Birthday Party | Staten Island, NY | NY Event Photographer, NJ Event Photographer

There’s nothing I love more than watching an adorable one year old baby giggle and enjoy a party in her honor, all evening. That was Hana’s First Birthday Party, in a nutshell. Not to mention all of the cute details and party favors Hana’s Mom carefully prepared. I love the butterfly theme! From bright pink cupcakes to the yummiest cake pops, amazing Afgan cusine to delicious treats from Buono Bakery and The Orchard.. you would think that the food was the best part of the night – but it didn’t... Read The Rest →

The Phunky Elephant Gastropub | Staten Island, NY

The Phunky Elephant Gastropub is Staten Island’s premiere gastropub. Opened just last month by Andrew Gaja, his daughter Patricia Gaja and  her fiance Jerry Agro with Staten Island native Chef Shehu Fitzgerald aka The Illchef  winner of The Food Network’s Chopped. I love the name -Patricia has always loved elephants, and in her Polish culture, an elephant’s trunk up signifies good luck. Their awesome logo was designed by a tattoo artist – what a great idea. And of course, we all know that I love pink. So I’m really fond... Read The Rest →