Archive for December, 2013

by / on December 30, 2013 at 3:15 pm / in Bottoms Up

Gorilla Coffee Chest Beats the Competition

Gorilla Coffee has opened their second location at 472 Bergen Street in Brooklyn. Positioned several steps down from the Bergen Street station on the 2,3 line, this coffee house offers a tranquil atmosphere for thoughts to gather. Owners Darleen Scherer and Carol McLaughlin are committed to service and quality, while taking pride in the business they’ve built.  Beginning with the first […]

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by / on December 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Bountiful Berry Cake

As previously mentioned, we had the opportunity to spend a lovely evening with Cascadian Farm and chef Candice Kumai in New York City. Candice partnered up with the amazing organic food company to create some delicious and healthy recipes. Enjoy this fabulous recipe for Berry Cake, created by Candice, using Cascadian Farm products! Makes 16 servings Cascadian Farm Granola Crumble […]

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by / on December 27, 2013 at 4:00 pm / in Food For Thought, Get Cultured

Whynot Coffee and Art Gallery Opens

Standing out from the surrounding darkly-lit restaurants and pubs is a bright, airy space at 175 Orchard Street. This is the second location of Whynot Coffee & Art Gallery, which recently held its grand opening party. The new Whynot on Orchard Street serves the same popular Blue Bottle coffee as the original West Village location (at the corner of Christopher […]

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by / on December 27, 2013 at 1:05 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Venture to Dolce CampoReal Lisbon

Dolce Hotels and Resorts, manager of 26 upscale hotels, resorts, and conference centers across North America and Europe, welcomes visitors to its newest establishment, Dolce CampoReal Lisbon. The hotel is a meetings destination and golf resort just outside the Portuguese capital and is just 20 minutes from some of the country’s most beautiful Atlantic beaches. Its location is ideal for […]

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by / on December 24, 2013 at 4:32 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Explore the Unknown: 2nd Floor on Clinton

Speakeasies are certainly becoming a trend in New York City these days…unmarked doors, Prohibition-style cocktails, antique furniture, the list goes on. However, there is one spot that picked up on this trend before it even became one. 2nd Floor on Clinton, a small speakeasy lounge which has been around for three years, is still relatively unknown in the city. Located […]

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by / on December 24, 2013 at 11:10 am / in Get Cultured

Is Your Past Coming Back to Haunt You This Christmas?

Radio Theatre’s Ghosts of Christmas Past, performed by Horse Trade Theater Group, is running through January 12, 2014. This family friendly show is playing at the Kraine Theater in the East Village, which is a great show for a wonderful Christmas Gift. Ghosts of Christmas Past is based on the traditions starting since the Charles Dickens era. The traditions of […]

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by / on December 23, 2013 at 4:05 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Ringing in the New Year in NYC

Don’t know where to party to ring in 2014? From dinners to masquerade balls, we have some of this year’s hottest spots to head to for New Year’s Eve. Daniel is celebrating New Year’s Eve with a night to remember, featuring two different dining options. Enjoy their pre-gala dinner from 5:30-6:30pm with a three course prix fixe menu for $215 […]

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by / on December 23, 2013 at 1:52 pm / in Bottoms Up

Holiday Gift Guide for the Wine Lover

Whether is be a Christmas gift, hostess present, or just because, wine always make a great gift. Below you can find some of our favorite finds for this holiday season. Best of all, you can also just buy a bottle for yourself…because, why not?! Artesa Vineyards & Winery, located in the Carneros region of Napa Valley, California, recently released their […]

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by / on December 20, 2013 at 3:45 pm / in Get Cultured

Holiday Gift Guide for the Fashionista

Nothing screams ‘Christmas!’ like getting a whole new wardrobe. Any fashionista knows that you have to spruce up your closet to keep with the times, so check out some of these awesome items to keep you looking glam from head to toe. Garcia Artwear recently launched a new collection of scarves inspired by the artwork of legendary guitarist and visual […]

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by / on December 20, 2013 at 1:45 pm / in Food For Thought

Nothing Beats a Night at Bea

Heading into the heart of Times Square can be a nightmare for true New Yorkers — mobs of people, chain restaurants and tourists everywhere. That’s why Bea, located just outside the hustle and bustle, is a welcome reprieve and great new addition to the neighborhood. Everything from the wooden tables and white-washed brick walls to the old Hollywood movies projecting […]

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