Archive for January, 2014

by / on January 24, 2014 at 3:30 pm / in Get Cultured

Social Media & Friendship: We Were Nothing!

With the abundance of high-tech social media like Facebook, instant messaging and video chat, ways of keeping in touch with loved ones seem to be easier. Or is it? With so many ways to connect with people indirectly, are we losing that intimate, one to one connection with loved ones? Drawing from actual emails, chat transcripts, and text messages, We […]

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by / on January 24, 2014 at 12:40 pm / in Dress to Impress

Soko Jewelry: International Elegance

What is SOKO Jewelry and what makes it so elegant? This company curates handmade jewelry by artisans in Africa, bringing beautiful, original styles to the masses. The artisans utilize eco-friendly and sustainable material to make the jewelry and because of Soko, these artisans who reside in developing countries can promote their work and access tools to build their business. Soko allows artisans […]

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by / on January 23, 2014 at 3:55 pm / in Bottoms Up

Das Gut: Bavaria Bierhaus

Located all the way downtown in the Financial District lies a new German beer hall called Bavaria Bierhaus. Whether you reside in the neighborhood or travel from what feels like an outer borough, this spot is definitely worth the mileage. Their beer menu is outstanding, featuring all German brews, with 24 on tap and 20 bottles. Their bar staff is […]

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by / on January 23, 2014 at 11:30 am / in Dress to Impress

Making A Statement with Leo’s Wisdom

Stylists and fashion aficionados can agree that the one item that completes an outfit is the jewelry and accessories, but for men that can be a difficult task to accomplish. With a small selection of men’s jewelry on the market, many of the items can be low quality or do not fit the style of the fashionisto. Bre Harris, founder […]

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by / on January 22, 2014 at 1:20 pm / in Food For Thought

Sports Bar Heaven: Iron Bar & Lounge

Right near Times Square is a new spot called Iron Bar & Lounge. This bar and lounge isn’t like other ordinary ones you find all over the city; its modern, stylish, and sleek. With a large open dining area, TV’s are visible from every direction. If you feel like relaxing and watching the big game with some small bites, the […]

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by / on January 22, 2014 at 11:10 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Loreley’s Winter Beer Festival

Beer festivals have become synonymous with the summer season in New York City. But Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten decided to shake things up this year. Being the first biergarten of it’s kind in New York City, Loreley’s is giving us a taste of Germany with its first annual Winter Beer Festival. During the winter, Germans like to drink stronger, more […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 4:15 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

A Party of Epic Proportions: #LESBeat

If you are anyone who is anyone who likes to party in New York City, then there’s no doubt that you have heard about #LESBeat. The epic late night party, hosted by Matt Levine and his team at Brandsway Creative, is back for its third installment this Thursday night (January 23rd). The event, which travels across all five boroughs, is […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 3:05 pm / in Food For Thought

Italian at Its Best: Mozzarella & Vino

Some of the best Italian cuisine in New York City lies outside Little Italy and incidentally resides right across from the MoMA! Newly opened Mozzarella & Vino serves up some of the freshest Prosciutto, Bresaola, Parmesan, and of course, Mozzarella Cheese. The atmosphere is modern, simply beautiful, and inviting. The manager, Amy, is very knowledgeable about all of the wines on […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 11:35 am / in Bottoms Up

Booze Carriage: A Great Way To Order Alcohol!

Ever have those nights where you don’t want to go out to the liquor store but really have a hankering for some beers or a nice bottle of wine? Maybe you’re planning a dinner party and forgot the spirits. Have no fear because there is a company that has you covered! Imagine — your spirits, beers, or bottles of wine […]

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by / on January 20, 2014 at 4:15 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Escape to the Hyatt Regency Aruba

As Mother Nature continues to deliver winter’s fury, some New Yorkers are trying to escape the cold to relax, unwind and thaw out. Nestled in the southern Caribbean, Aruba has become the go to place for winter travel. From January to March, Carnival season thrives throughout the island and holds spectacular parades and contests for locals and visitors. Travelers looking […]

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