Archive for July, 2014

by / on July 24, 2014 at 3:15 pm / in Dress to Impress

OAK73: Original.American.Kind

American Made. Stylish. Classy. Unique. These are some of the words that can be used to describe the new clothing and accessories brand Oak73 that has been launched for the Spring ’14 season. The founder of Oak73 has a very interesting and impressive background. Matthew Dunne studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan. […]

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by / on July 24, 2014 at 10:50 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

It’s Time for Vacation Summer Fun

Get ready to pack the suitcase, take off from work, and have some fun because it’s time to book a vacation. Everyone knows that envious feeling of logging on to Facebook or Instagram and seeing your friends on beautiful beaches, but now it’s your turn to brag. Resorts and hotels throughout the world are offering hot summer deals that are […]

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by / on July 23, 2014 at 3:20 pm / in Bottoms Up

Celebrate National Tequila Day

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila…more! No drink is as good as one with some tequila in it, which is probably why National Tequila Day was invented. The holiday, which takes place on July 24th, gives us an excuse to throw back tequila any way we like it. Looking to do shots? You got it. Want some margaritas? No problem. […]

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by / on July 23, 2014 at 10:45 am / in Get Cultured

Going Down Under in Gotham City

  Horse Trade Theater Group, in association with Gotham City Improv will be bringing the First Annual Down Under Improv Festival to New York City and audience members will have a chance to decide who will be the champion of the festival. The festival will run from August 21st until the 24th at Under St. Marks, located on 94 St. […]

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by / on July 22, 2014 at 3:25 pm / in Food For Thought

Red Meat Abounds at Desmond’s Steakhouse

With an apt amount of well-known steakhouses scattered about New York City, it can be all too easy to overlook great alternatives, such as Desmond’s Steakhouse. The restaurant, located in Midtown West, just outside of Times Square, rivals popular joints such as Wolfgang’s, Smith & Wollensky and Peter Luger. Make your way up their tiled staircase into the vast space […]

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by / on July 22, 2014 at 11:16 am / in Get Cultured

The Nature of Artifice

I recently had the pleasure of not only attending the Summer Art & Fashion Installation of the very talented artist & Designer Eliana Petrides, but I was also able to speak with her about her beautiful art. One Five Hospitality and the Hyatt Union Square teamed up together to bring The Nature of Artifice, Eliana’s wonderful and unique installation, presented […]

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by / on July 21, 2014 at 5:30 pm / in Bottoms Up

See Ya Coffee, Cocoa Takes Over the Morning Routine

Rise and shine and start you day with a different kind of energy boost than you’re used to. Crio Brü, a new, healthy, brewed cocoa drink that rivals coffee is the industry’s first dark chocolate bev. The drink, made from 100% pure and premium cocoa beans, is brewed and served just like coffee, but with some major differences. All of […]

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by / on July 21, 2014 at 12:49 pm / in Food For Thought

Shopping for Caterers Conveniently with CaterCow

There has been a spike in the number of startups in New York City in the past few years. As a startup, to be able to succeed you need to stand out in what your company does and provide a service that consumers need. CaterCow is a marketplace where you can find and order catering online. At the end of […]

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by / on July 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm / in Food For Thought

Frozen Delights: Dolcezza Gelato

You know the feeling when you taste something so delicious, so unique, it just brightens up your whole week? That was the feeling I had when I walked away from an outstanding tasting of Dolcezza Gelato. The company, started by power couple Robb and Violeta, opened in 2004 in Georgetown in Washington D.C. After many, many successful years serving happy […]

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by / on July 18, 2014 at 10:50 am / in Get Cultured

Gift Giving Made Easy

All year long people are on the hunt for the perfect gift for every occasion. Your best friend’s birthday, your sister’s graduation, your boss’s baby shower…interspersed between gift giving holidays, you find yourself searching high and low for something perfect for each mile stone. Enter Gifta, a new website that streamlines the gift giving process. The company, based out of […]

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