Archive for December, 2013

by / on December 13, 2013 at 2:10 pm / in Get Cultured

Cocktales – Confessions of a Nymphomaniac

Yes, the pillow above is exactly what you’re imagining. Cocktales – Confessions of a Nymphomaniac, written by and starring Slovenian-born, award-winning actress Tjasa Ferme, is an exuberant new play portraying Eve as a modern woman who has escaped from the Garden of Eden and is struggling with her brazen sexuality. The piece examines the conflicting messages regarding dating and sexual desire thrown at […]

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by / on December 13, 2013 at 11:00 am / in Get Cultured

Holiday Gift Guide for the Man in Your Life

Guys are so hard to shop for. Any gal you can buy clothes, jewelry or a beauty product, and you’re good to go…but guys are tough. It’s tricky to find just the perfect gift, whether it’s for dad, a friend, or your boyfriend. So let us help! Check out our list of gifts to give to the man (or men) […]

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by / on December 12, 2013 at 4:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Giano Serves Italian Food To Die For

Walking down 7th Street you will come across a cozy, rustic restaurant and be compelled to step inside. Giano, a divine Italian restaurant in the East Village, has withstood the test of time in New York City, going strong after five years on the town. Their beautiful bar, made of Sicilian sea salt and resin, offers a great selection of […]

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by / on December 12, 2013 at 10:45 am / in Food For Thought, Get Cultured

Grand Reopening of Crescent Grill

Crescent Grill celebrated its relaunch this past Thursday with some local artists and grand opening of the Dougherty Gallery. This American fusion, “farm to table” style restaurant is currently debuting its first exhibition, “Urban: an Exploration of New York’s Landscapes.” New chef Milton Enriquez brings his skills to the table; this former champion of Food Network’s Chopped was named chef […]

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by / on December 11, 2013 at 4:14 pm / in Get Cultured

How The French Saved Jazz!

Did you know the French saved jazz music? We learned that they did at Le Jazz Hot at the 59E59 Theaters! This uniquely educational jazz show takes you on a journey back in time when jazz music was beloved by the French and how they kept it alive. In France, jazz was a way of life, a culture, and a way […]

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by / on December 11, 2013 at 11:05 am / in Food For Thought

A Taste of Americana at Route 66 Smokehouse

As can be discerned from its name, Route 66 Smokehouse is all about good ol’ American grub. The charming two-floor restaurant is decked out with reclaimed wood hailing from Wisconsin and lively hand painted murals on the walls. The recently opened venue has executive chef Billy Kooper at the helm, whose menu focuses on modernized classic country dishes made with […]

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by / on December 10, 2013 at 2:25 pm / in Get Cultured

Gifts That Keep on Giving

Holiday seasons can be a royal pain in the butt. It’s almost impossible to find the perfect gift for your loved ones these days. So give a gift that keeps on giving, with these amazing philanthropic presents. For any fashion savvy friend in your life, the Shauns Holiday Collection is not only super fly, with glasses handcrafted in Italy, but […]

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by / on December 10, 2013 at 11:15 am / in Food For Thought

Pomme Palais Introduces Fine Pastries

Famous master pastry chef Michel Richard just debuted his first New York City spot, Pomme Palais. The gourmet French cafe is located in the New York Palace and preceeds the opening of his restaurant, also to be located at the hotel, Villard Michel Richard. Pomme Palais serves fun treats and light fare, including chocolates, sweets, breakfast, lunch and light entrees. […]

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by / on December 9, 2013 at 3:55 pm / in Blushing Beaut Hosts Launch Party

Last week, new website dedicated to educating and inspiring healthy and beautiful nails,, held their fabulous launch party at The DL Rooftop. The site, which covers celebrity nail trends, advice and humor, is manned by publisher Ruth Shelling and editorial director Elise Wright. The launch party, aptly themed Ladies Night Out, featured celebrity nail artist and contributor Gerry […]

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by / on December 9, 2013 at 1:35 pm / in Dress to Impress

Add This To Your Closet: Cityzen by Azin

Last week we traveled the world without ever leaving Manhattan. Cityzen by Azin just held their holiday launch, featuring the most amazing and creative dresses, bags and scarves. This luxury fashion brand, founded by Azin Valy, was inspired by views of cities from above, while Valy was doing research for an exhibit at the MoMA. The collection incorporates satellite imagery […]

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