Archive for February, 2014

by / on February 28, 2014 at 3:25 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Altaneve On Ice!

Altaneve, a beautiful Italian Prosecco, was celebrated on ice (literally) this week. At the special event media, Prosecco lovers, fashionistas and many others sipped this wonderful bubbly while enjoying cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery, chocolate dipped strawberries, and other yummy desserts. The Rink at Brookfield Place is where the event took place, and although it was very cold outside, it did […]

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by / on February 28, 2014 at 11:25 am / in Dress to Impress

Currently Coveting Vincent Peach

Every now and then a fashionista comes across a designer that blows them out of the water. When I came across the beautiful jewelry by Vincent Peach I fell in love. The self-named brand was born out of the inspiration of the natural, both earth and sea. The designer began creating organic shapes and used rare pearls, gems and hand-woven […]

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by / on February 27, 2014 at 3:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Get Your Belly to The Pitch & Fork

Brought to you by famed restauranteur Jacques Ouari, who is the name behind hot spots Jacques Brasserie and Jacques 1534, comes a new French gastropub and cocktail lounge called The Pitch & Fork. This new spot on the Upper East Side immediately welcomes you in with its old-school appeal. The vintage, yet modern decoration makes you want to order up […]

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by / on February 27, 2014 at 11:15 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Start the Weekend with the Hot Mess Drag Revue

Get ready to kickstart the weekend with non-stop uncontrollable laughter as the queens of the Hot Mess Drag Revue strut their stuff on the stage at 42West every Friday night. Hosted by the incomparable and fabulous Bianca Del Rio, current contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race, no one is spared from the raunchy jokes that makes the entire audience laugh and […]

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by / on February 26, 2014 at 2:15 pm / in Get Cultured

Double Happiness: A Tale of Love, Loss and One Forever Family

Life is like a rollercoaster filled with ups and downs, twist and turns that no one can expect, but people learn to sit back and enjoy the ride. Even in their darkest hour, there is light of positivity that begins to shine. In Kelly Haramis’ Double Happiness, the audiences is taken on a journey of the heartache of losing her […]

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by / on February 26, 2014 at 11:05 am / in Food For Thought

A Mexican Feast at El Maguey y la Tuna

The place can be easily missed whilst walking down Houston Street, but once you try the food at El Maguey y la Tuna you’ll understand why it’s one of the Lower East Side’s hidden gems. The authentic Mexican restaurant originally opened up in Williamsburg back in 1992, where it stayed until 2001 and reopened in its new location in 2003, […]

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by / on February 25, 2014 at 4:30 pm / in Food For Thought

Zengo’s Test Kitchen Menu Wows Us Again

Zengo, a Richard Sandoval restaurant that has an ever-changing menu has wowed the people again. The chef and his amazing culinary team test recipes every few months in the test kitchen. Here is where they create works of art, symphonies of flavors, and delectable dishes to be highlighted on the menu. Each month, they explore Latin cuisine and Asian cuisine […]

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by / on February 25, 2014 at 11:10 am / in Get Cultured

Drag Queen Stole My Dress

From the theater company that brought you last year’s award winning hit, Love in the Time Machines, (Audience Choice Award, Frigid New York, 2013) comes a brand new solo show, Drag Queen Stole My Dress. The autobiographical tale from Toronto’s Gillian English tells the story of love, loss, casino show girls, and a drag queen with kleptomania. In this one […]

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by / on February 24, 2014 at 2:25 pm / in Food For Thought

Escape the City at Sel et Poivre

A sophisticated bistro on the Upper East Side has been pleasing customers for 25 years, welcoming guests into their candlelit and homey-feeling French restaurant. Sel et Poivre, a family-owned restaurant, is a quaint spot for a meal, with black and white photos, wooden tables and antique sconces adding to its classic feel.          I was intrigued to […]

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by / on February 24, 2014 at 10:50 am / in Food For Thought

An Empire in the Making: Empire Steak House

Nothing is quite as satisfying as a good steak. At Empire Steak House, they have perfected the craft of preparing quality steaks and with a second location recently opened in Midtown, there’s no excuse not to check it out. The establishment was founded by Jeff Sinanaj, along with his brothers, and doesn’t have the typical feel of a steak house. […]

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