Ilana Arazie

Ilana Arazie is a documentary filmmaker, video producer and blogger. She blogs weekly at her own DowntownDharma.com, which is featured on The Huffington Post and Psychology Today. Arazie is known for keeping a video camera on her person at all times – sometimes in the strangest places – in order to capture footage for her syndicated inquisitive video series, Downtown Diary. Her stories have been featured on the Associated Press, Chicago Sun-Times, Travel Channel, Gawker, Yahoo and other media outlets. She lives in peace in NYC.

Hastings Flea!

Hastings Flea!

Hastings-on-Hudson is an incredible village along the Hudson river. The village is made up of a conscious, down-to-earth community, beautiful river views, a cute town and peace and quiet! As many of you know, I moved here from New York City a few years ago and never looked back. I knew Michelle DeForest back in …

Let My Botox Go

Let My Botox Go

Whether one should have plastic surgery in midlife has become a topic debated almost as voraciously as who should rule over Jerusalem. Jewish women have been “repairing” their noses for years at puberty. Now baby boomers and older generations are teased with never ending beauty enhancing and anti-aging goodies: face lifts, botox and restylin (oh …