Archive for May, 2013

by / on May 31, 2013 at 12:20 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

The Rosebud Opens at The OUT NYC

Situated between two thriving gay communities in New York City, newly opened bar and lounge, The Rosebud, sandwiches itself between The OUT NYC and XL Nightclub. The new speakeasy-style lounge welcomes customers with warm reds and wood interior, but not everyone can gain entry to this exclusive new spot. A curated list of tastemakers will be offered exclusive membership for […]

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by / on May 30, 2013 at 11:30 am / in Dress to Impress

Style At Your Fingertips: TopShelf Clothes

Tired of purchasing clothes online that you aren’t really in love with? Sick of running around the mall looking for the perfect outfit? TopShelf is the solution to your clothing woes! TopShelf is an online clothing portal that learns your unique style and provides insightful suggestions for the lady on-the-go. Using an elite network of stylists, comprehensive customer data and […]

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by / on May 30, 2013 at 9:45 am / in Bottoms Up

Contest Alert: Free Wine & Glasses!

Who doesn’t love an awesome giveaway? Velvet Palate, a great wine website, offers members exclusive sales on amazing, hard to find wines from around the world. Right now, Velvet Palate is promoting a fantastic ‘Sign Up Your Friends’ contest, where participants have the chance to win a case of 12 ‘Around the World’ wines, along with a set of six […]

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by / on May 29, 2013 at 3:45 pm / in The Twisted Library

Scorching Hot Summer Read: Inferno

Inferno–the latest installment in Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon series. As the name implies, its storyline revolves around Dante’s Inferno. With such success with prior novels, Angels and Demons and The DaVinci Code, Brown fans were a bit let down by The Lost Symbol. Luckily, that was not the case with Inferno. Dan Brown is one of the best-selling authors in […]

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by / on May 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Can You Say Paella?

Oh my god. Can you think of anything better than tons and tons of paella? Well we can’t either, which is why we are super psyched about Andanada’s Paella Festival, which launched yesterday and runs until June 9th. The restaurant is now showcasing special authentic paellas prepared by executive chef Manuel Berganza. The paella special is available during lunch or […]

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by / on May 29, 2013 at 10:05 am / in Dress to Impress

The Perfect Summer Handbag

Yes, it’s been raining like it’s April lately, but we know the sun will come out to play soon (fingers crossed!). Ditch your heavy beach tote and grab a fun, bright handbag to take you from not to hot this Summer. Oscar and Anna has introduced the perfect solution with their Spring/Summer 2013 collection, which offers versatile, compact and bold […]

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by / on May 28, 2013 at 8:01 pm / in Bottoms Up

Campari’s One-of-a-Kind Bartender Bash

Campari sure knows how to throw a party. One of the best parties thrown during this year’s Manhattan Cocktail Classic, Campari’s Bartender Bash threw down! The event obviously was overflowing with cocktails, beginning when party-goers were waiting for the elevator and received cans of Negroni Sbagliatos, and continuing with bartenders shaking up specialty cocktails at the two bars at Gallow […]

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by / on May 28, 2013 at 3:40 pm / in Get Cultured

Saturday Night Jazz at Kitano

The Kitano on Park Avenue is more than just an upscale hotel for tourists and visitors, it also has a trendy jazz lounge that brings jazz lovers some excellent entertainment. The Kitano has a great line-up of talented pianists, vocalists, and instrumental professionals, and this past weekend was not a disappointment with Ronny Whyte performing. Although Mr. Whyte does attract […]

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by / on May 28, 2013 at 12:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Behind the Plate at Charlemagne

Charlemagne, a European-American brasserie, opened up in April in the West Village. The Edwardian-inspired bistro features a quaint interior, with two windowed walls, antique brick and mahogany, along with honeycomb floors and a breathtaking restored tin chandelier. Although the restaurant is owned and operated by restaurant veteran Vanessa Recipe, it still has some kinks to work out — namely, the […]

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by / on May 28, 2013 at 10:15 am / in Bottoms Up

The Rise of the Daiquiri

Behold, the daiquiri. This cocktail is often synonymous with a beachy island vacation – a sweet, frozen cocktail that doesn’t really make your taste buds sing. In this month’s issue of Saveur, they delved into the history of the daiquiri, which originated in Cuba and was the drink of choice for Mr. Ernest Hemingway. The daiquiri, which is delicious in […]

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