Archive for May, 2013

by / on May 22, 2013 at 5:48 pm / in Get Cultured

Orly Genger at Madison Square Park

Brooklyn based artist Orly Genger is a master of the rope. Known for her large-scale installations, Genger manipulates cords through labor-intensive techniques such as knitting, knotting and crocheting, creating monumental installations engulfing her viewers. This summer at Madison Square Park she embarked on her largest project yet using over 1.4 million feet of rope weighing over 100,000 pounds. The effect […]

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by / on May 22, 2013 at 12:30 pm / in Bottoms Up

Giveaways Galore

‘Tis a week full of wonderful giveaways! As all of you should know, Manhattan with a Twist has teamed up with Exclusiv Vodka to give away two bottles of vodka to one lucky winner (enter here!). Additionally, SplitBin, a site that offers quality wines at exclusive prices, is hosting an amazing contest. One winner will win a wine tasting for […]

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by / on May 22, 2013 at 11:15 am / in Bottoms Up

Ode to America: Memorial Day Cocktails

Three cheers for Memorial Day! This weekend marks the official beginning of summer — a time to relax and enjoy life. And what better way to do that than with a cocktail in hand? Here are some of our favorite drinks to celebrate the holiday. Kilbeggan Waterwheel (Courtesy of Darren McGettigan, Bar Beoga) 1 ¼ parts Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey 2 ½ […]

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 5:29 pm / in Bottoms Up

Czech, Please!

Hospoda, a unique restaurant located on the Upper East Side, pairs seasonal contemporary dishes with Czech pilsner, beers, and wines. The stylish restaurant hosted  a wine tasting dinner to introduce their newest selection of wines, produced in Moravia, a region in the southeast Czech Republic. Each wine, all imported by Czech Wine Imports, was perfectly paired with great Central European […]

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in Bottoms Up

Dewar’s Introduces Highlander Honey

Renowned Scotch whisky empire Dewar’s has launched a new flavor in the U.S. Dewar’s Highlander Honey is the product of infusing Scottish honey, along with natural flavors, into the original Dewar’s White Label blend. The honey brings a delicious sweetness with a pleasing bite to a new and modern consumer. “Dewar’s Highlander Honey delivers fantastic notes of honey, but still […]

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 2:09 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Get Fit: Summer Vacation Destinations

Summer is right around the corner and for most of us that means vacation, beaches, and bathing suits!  Just because you go away for a week on vacation does not mean you have to sacrifice your diet or gym routine. Many hotels around the world are taking part in helping their guests stay fit. How wonderful it is now that […]

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 2:09 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Get Fit: Summer Vacation Destinations

Summer is right around the corner and for most of us that means vacation, beaches, and bathing suits!  Just because you go away for a week on vacation does not mean you have to sacrifice your diet or gym routine. Many hotels around the world are taking part in helping their guests stay fit. How wonderful it is now that […]

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by / on May 20, 2013 at 4:45 pm / in Bottoms Up

5 Most Deliciously Unique Spirits at The Manhattan Cocktail Classic 2013

Every year the Manhattan Cocktail Classic brings together libation lushes from all over the country to drink to their hearts content. There are nearly one hundred events spread throughout five days that allow enthusiasts and professionals to learn all about cocktails, spirits, and cocktail culture. We drank our way through this year’s Industry Invitational and sought to discover the most […]

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by / on May 20, 2013 at 11:40 am / in Food For Thought

A New Pizza Joint in Town

This past Friday, the East Village welcomed a new pizzeria to the scene. One Twenty-Two First Avenue is serving artisanal pizza and small plates to the masses, brought to you by James McGown. The cozy venue, which is tucked behind South Brooklyn Pizza, is a great spot for summertime fun. The romantic eatery houses two fireplaces, brick walls and tin […]

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by / on May 20, 2013 at 11:40 am / in Food For Thought

A New Pizza Joint in Town

This past Friday, the East Village welcomed a new pizzeria to the scene. One Twenty-Two First Avenue is serving artisanal pizza and small plates to the masses, brought to you by James McGown. The cozy venue, which is tucked behind South Brooklyn Pizza, is a great spot for summertime fun. The romantic eatery houses two fireplaces, brick walls and tin […]

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