• Black Is Beautiful in NYC: Spotlight

    Black Is Beautiful in NYC: Spotlight

    This is the last week of February, which means the last week of Black History Month. This month saw the incredibly controversial, yet important film “Birth of A Nation” celebrate its century mark, reminding us that just 100 years ago, a film depicting African Americans as savages unable to cope with white society was a big hit. Since then, the […]

  • Kati Stern’s Venexiana Fall/Winter 2015 Collection

    Kati Stern’s Venexiana Fall/Winter 2015 Collection

    Venexiana’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection was both elegant and classic. Founder Kati Stern is well known for having a tough punk rock style with her style and clothing. With this new collection, she struck the perfect balance between style, glamour, and a subtle hint of that punk style she is known for. The show started off with a number nude colored […]

  • ’90s Kids, Relive Your Childhood

    ’90s Kids, Relive Your Childhood

    New York’s beloved Frigid Theater Festival is in full swing. On the agenda this year is a new show written and directed by Taryn Parrish called Hey ’90s Kids, You’re Old. Having grown up in the 90s myself, I was really looking forward to seeing this show and reliving the glory years where Beanie Babies were the shit, pog wars […]

  • Show Off New York Pride with Loose Petals {Giveaway}

    Show Off New York Pride with Loose Petals {Giveaway}

    Show off your New York pride and decorate your apartment all at once! Loose Petals, a company that specializes in specialty wall art, is offering Manhattan with a Twist readers the opportunity to win one of their amazing prints. The company, which boasts over 300 designs, was founded by Karen Young, who is also the artist behind the prints on […]

  • Behind the Plate with Chef Hemant Mathur

    Behind the Plate with Chef Hemant Mathur

    Indian cuisine is all the rage, especially in New York City, where we have an entire neighborhood devoted to it — Curry Hill. Chef Hemant Mathur is making his mark in the city that never sleeps, with an impressive six restaurants currently under his belt, as well as a catering company. The chef plays both owner and executive chef to […]