Archive for March, 2015

by / on March 16, 2015 at 11:10 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Get Lucky with These Deals on St. Patrick’s Day

Well, it has arrived. The one day of the year when it is totally acceptable (for the most part) to get dressed up as a leprechaun and drink so much that you won’t be able to see straight. When the Guinness flows like a river and the Jameson shots never end. When the Irish rule the world and shamrocks are […]

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by / on March 13, 2015 at 3:57 pm / in Get Cultured

“C.O.A.L (Confessions of a Liar)” Gives us Hard Truth

Everyone hear this now! New work in theater is alive and well! That’s how I felt after watching David Brian Colbert’s play “C.O.A.L (Confessions of a Liar)” at the 59E59 Theaters. The play is a strong, clever, and contains a sneakily deep exploration about how lies are what construct the truth in this society. Our hero is called Coal, and […]

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by / on March 12, 2015 at 5:57 pm / in Bottoms Up

Drink Me, I’m Irish

Forget green beer — it’s all about the cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day! Whether it’s made with some good ol’ Irish whiskey, leprechaun gold, or just a little luck, you’ll find something to enjoy on this list. These cocktails will have your friends erin go braghing about your mixology skills! The Irish Way (Courtesy of Eben Klemm, W Downtown) 2 cups […]

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by / on March 12, 2015 at 2:48 pm / in Bottoms Up

Mexican Cocktails Fit for Any Fiesta

You might not realize it, but there is an art to perfecting the cocktail. You can’t have it too sweet and you can’t have it too bitter — you need to find just the right balance. We learned all about the art of the craft cocktail at Café El Presidente with Tacombi Group’s new Beverage Director and Master Mixologist, Cameron […]

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by / on March 11, 2015 at 4:30 pm / in Dress to Impress

Kamilah Willacy’s Art-Chitecture Inspired Clutches

I have recently become very obsessed with clutches, and I love discovering new brands that will appease my clutch appetite. It is so easy to show off your sense of style with a clutch, especially when you have brands like Edie Parker making it cool to rock a flashy clutch. There is now an even bigger demand for unique handbags […]

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by / on March 11, 2015 at 12:02 pm / in Bottoms Up

Margaritas, Tequilas, and More: Tasting Rocco’s Tacos

A Florida-based chain recently opened in Brooklyn — Rocco’s Tacos is the perfect place to discover a true taste of Mexico. With a rich history and an even richer tequila selection, Rocco’s Tacos has a vivacious atmosphere, with everything from elaborately painted Day of the Dead skeletons to pages upon pages of margaritas, specialty drinks, and tequila (though make sure […]

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by / on March 10, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

SIP Japan Presents a Shochu Immersion in the City

I am not very knowledgeable when it comes to Japanese spirits. The only alcoholic Japanese drink that I am familiar with is sake, and that is because it is sold all over the city in many restaurants. Shochu  is actually a Japanese spirit that is distilled from barley, sweet potatoes, buckwheat or rice. Sometimes it is produced from other ingredients […]

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by / on March 10, 2015 at 11:21 am / in Get Cultured

Keeping it Real with the Mob Wives

Forget The Real Housewives, VH1’s Mob Wives has grabbed international attention and as the explosive season 5 ends people cannot get enough of Staten Island’s finest residents. Revolving around Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Drita D’Avanzo and Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola, this season welcomed two outsiders from Philadelphia, Natalie DiDonato and Natalie Guercio that stirred up some drama for the Staten […]

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by / on March 9, 2015 at 3:52 pm / in Bottoms Up

Seven Fathoms Rum: Cayman Islands’ Sunken Treasure

The Cayman Islands, a beautiful spot in the Caribbean Sea that enjoys the sunny and clear skies of the area, is bringing to us unique rum for our enjoyment: Seven Fathoms Rum. A recipe of fermented sugarcane and molasses are put inside an American white oak Bourbon Cask and then anchored at seven fathoms (42 feet) under water to age. […]

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by / on March 6, 2015 at 1:49 pm / in Food For Thought

16 Handles Debuts New Healthy Breakfast Menu

It’s a known fact that New Yorkers are always in a rush. Some of us, myself included, even have a bad habit of not eating a healthy breakfast (or any at all!) every morning. Luckily, popular frozen yogurt franchise 16 Handles will change the way the New Yorkers eat breakfast. 16 Handles revolutionized frozen yogurt when it opened up its first […]

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