Archive for July, 2014

by / on July 3, 2014 at 10:55 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Haus: Tribeca’s Newest Nightclub

Haus, located on 285 Broadway, is a new nightclub at the intersection of Soho and Tribeca that just opened on June 27th, 2014. Located in the historic 100-year old Brunner Building that once housed the Canal Room, it is a 5,300 square foot space that features hand-crafted wood doors. I was given the opportunity to attend a private preview of […]

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by / on July 2, 2014 at 3:15 pm / in Get Cultured

Getting to Know DUMBO

New York boasts numerous desirable places to live, but none have seen as much attention as DUMBO in Brooklyn. With a stunning view of the skyline, unique shops and not as congested as Manhattan, there is nothing not to love about the area, which is an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. As the area is constantly evolving, residents […]

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by / on July 2, 2014 at 10:45 am / in Food For Thought

Dreamy Japanese Bar Bites at Tribeca’s Daruma-Ya

When most of us set goals, we keep them in mental lists that keep us up at night. When the Japanese have something to strive for, they reach for a Daruma doll, a wishing talisman shaped like a small, round bearded man. If you want all your hopes to come true, you color in one of his eyes. Then, every […]

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by / on July 1, 2014 at 3:20 pm / in Food For Thought

Celebrity Chef Gives New Yorkers a Taste of Sweden

If your only idea of Swedish cuisine is Ikea’s meatballs, you’ll be happy to know there’s a whole lot more to the Nordic country’s culinary offering. Not that there’s anything wrong with Ikea meatballs – it’s one of the only reasons I put up with the place. New Yorkers gathered at Rustico Cooking (one of the top HQs for cooking […]

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by / on July 1, 2014 at 11:00 am / in Get Cultured

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Central Park

The solstice this year fell on June 21st and I had the pleasure of attending a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Central Park. What better way to spend the solstice in New York City? A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare is presented by the award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson.  It will have a […]

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