Archive for October, 2014

by / on October 31, 2014 at 3:43 pm / in The Twisted Library

Daniel Shapiro’s The Red Handkerchief and Other Poems

Daniel Shapiro is the Director of Literature at the Americas Society as well as the Editor of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas. His past works include Child with a Swan’s Wings (2013) and the translation of Cipango, by Chilean poet Tomas Harris (2010). This year he is back with an all new passionate and frank poetry book published […]

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by / on October 30, 2014 at 3:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

Vineyards and a View

After a long day of work, nothing beats having a glass a wine to relax and unwind. However, let’s face it — how many of us really understand the process of creating wine, and the thought of driving over an hour to visit the famous East End vineyards of Long Island seems too much. With the establishment of Rooftop Reds […]

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by / on October 30, 2014 at 12:28 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Stetson Tips Its Hat (and Raises a Glass) to the Art of the Tattoo

Lower East Siders went all-American (in their own way) on Monday night as they kicked back with bourbon and sported their finest ink in celebration of Stetson’s new line of tattoo-inspired hats. Famous LES tattoo artist, Josh Lord of East Side Ink, joined forces with Stetson art director TJ McCoy and editor-in-chief of Inked magazine, Rocky Rakovic at old-timey whiskey […]

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by / on October 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm / in Get Cultured

Fearless Leads to Flawless

What would you do if you weren’t afraid? This question was posed by Fearless Beauty charity founder Heather Packer, and her non-profit aims to elevate the quality of life of many underprivileged women in India. Packer’s inspiration for the nonprofit organization came after a recent trip to Rishikesh. This municipal board lies on the foothills of the Himalayas, and is believed to […]

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by / on October 29, 2014 at 11:30 am / in Food For Thought

Take a Bite at 212 Steakhouse

New York offers an array of culinary delights, but some of the best restaurants serve delicacies that cannot be found anywhere else. One of the latest and trendiest steakhouses in Midtown East is 212 Steakhouse, which is the only location that received approval to serve true Kobe Beef in the East Coast. From the moment people walk through the doors, […]

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by / on October 28, 2014 at 3:35 pm / in Get Cultured

Rosie Bitts Brings Us Stories of Love and Passion

The amazing Rosie Bitts, who hails from Canada, makes her New York City debut with Stories of Love and Passion, performed at the United Solo Theatre Festival. Stories of Love and Passion was written and performed by Rosie Bitts, directed and dramaturged by Suzanne Bachner and accompanied by Jeff Poynter. Rosie Bitts brings us tales of sex, love and passion […]

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by / on October 28, 2014 at 11:25 am / in The Twisted Library

Dial M for Merlot: A Story of Wine Discovery

Have you ever picked up a book that you just can’t put down? Dial M For Merlot by Howard K is one of those books that immediately draws you in. While you may not have a fancy chateau or be a wine collector you can easily relate to some of the characters and the situations that they are going through, […]

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by / on October 27, 2014 at 3:10 pm / in Dress to Impress

The Vaunt & Sol Spring and Summer 2015 Collection

Najva Sol, head designer of Vaunt & Sol, presented the Spring/Summer 2015 in an intimate showing October 23rd in the Meatpacking District. The showcase included delicious baked treats from By Breanne and cocktails by Cliffton Dry and Fashion. Now in its second year, Vaunt & Sol was established in 2013 by friends Nicole Vaunt and Najva Sol and is back […]

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by / on October 27, 2014 at 10:24 am / in Get Cultured

Murder, Betrayal, and Vengeance: Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus Comes Alive on the West End Theater

Last Friday night, I was lucky enough to have the pleasure of catching The Frog & Peach Theater Company’s production of William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus at the West End Theater. A huge Shakespeare fan myself, I was thrilled and excited to be able to go see this play. This particular story was one I was not at all familiar with, […]

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by / on October 24, 2014 at 11:20 am / in Blushing Beaut

Brighten Up Your Face with Radiance Skin Care

Radiance Skin Care is a new skincare line launched by dermatologist Dr. Adebola Dele-Michael. As a top health expert, Dr. Dele-Michael uses her knowledge to create products for consumers to use that provide effective care to the skin, all the while leaving it refreshed and rejuvenated. Dr. Adebola Dele-Michael is a top dermatologist who works out of her Radiant Skin Dermatology and Laser practice. […]

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