Category Archives: CEO Amanda Hofman

I fell in love with cowboy boots in Texas

I went to Texas for the first time to celebrate New Year’s 2008. I grew up in northern NJ and moved to NYC for college, and have been living here in NYC ever since. So it’s safe to say that … Continue reading

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Should we host our guns night this year? Weigh in.

I must admit that I had mixed feelings about hosting our bi-annual Rifle Shooting Lesson and Shooting Range Practice this month. Urban Girl Squad’s mission is to connect women in NYC to each other and to awesome experiences and brands. … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Picks for April

It’s been a busy month for us at Urban Girl Squad: we’ve cooked, done our taxes, and gotten our friends hot dates. What’s next? Here are three events we’re psyched for this April: 1) Makeovers with Benefit on Tues 4/16. My good friends know that I’m … Continue reading

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Cooking Pesto: A Delicious Meal in Minutes

I’m so excited by our contest with GE Monogram to win a private cooking lesson and dinner in their showroom that even though I can’t win it myself (organizer of the contest is always disqualified!) I wanted to cook up … Continue reading

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Story of Love at Our Friend-of-a-Friend Singles Parties

You’ve heard about our famous “Friend of a Friend” singles parties. We host them three times a year and each time is a blast, with nearly 200 vouched-for singles coming out to find love and have fun. (Check out all … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Top Picks for September

Fall is my favorite season here in NYC.  When it’s the middle of winter and I get to visit a place with  year-round warm weather (California dreamin’), it’s the fall that keeps me from (threatening to) pack my bags and move. … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Top Picks for August

Welcome to August! (Are you in denial about the date? We are, too. That’s why this post is a little late!) Here are the events I’m most excited about this month. 1) Move your body at our Figure 4 Workout … Continue reading

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Amanda says: Go nude! How to stop being a makeup zombie

If you’re anything like I was when I worked in the 9-5 corporate world, then when you get ready in the morning (feeling like a zombie), you slap on the same makeup in the same way that you always wear … Continue reading

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My New Baby Girl!

My husband, Jake, and I are happy to announce the birth of Ella Simone, born February 18th at 3:48am, weighing 4 lbs 15 oz. We are all healthy and doing well! Thanks Urban Girl Squad for the great support! Love, … Continue reading

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From CEO Amanda Hofman: Drag Queen Bingo

One of the things I love about Urban Girl Squad is meeting interesting people in my search for new and fun events. I have a lot of meetings every week, and occasionally someone really stands out. Take Yvonne. I met … Continue reading

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