Archive for April, 2015

by / on April 23, 2015 at 4:03 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Fling Yourself Into Spring at Pergola’s Enchanted Forest

We are smack dab in the middle of cherry blossom season and while some people made venture to D.C. or Brooklyn’s Sakura Matsuri, we’ve got a much more convenient spot where you can head to check out the beautiful blooms. Pergola, the delicious bi-level Mediterranean restaurant and hookah bar, has redecorated temporarily to celebrate the launch of their new Spring […]

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by / on April 23, 2015 at 11:20 am / in Get Cultured

“Rhinoceros” Has Been Set Loose in the LES

Eugene Ionesco is one of those writers that in the 50’s and 60’s elevated the theater of the absurd to the mainstream (or as mainstream as it got) with the likes of Albee, Genet, and Beckett. “Rhinoceros,” a play about a small town in France that sees its inhabitants turn into wild animals, is his most known work and for […]

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by / on April 22, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Food For Thought

Villagio on the Park: Fine Spring Dining

Lounging and strolling through Central Park is a spring and summertime favorite pastime, but oftentimes you don’t want to settle down with a street dog. Keep your refreshing day going strong with a tasty reprieve inside Villagio on the Park. The spacious restaurant overlooks the park, with full-length window doors that open out onto the sidewalk, giving diners fresh air […]

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by / on April 22, 2015 at 11:30 am / in Food For Thought

Big Cheesy: Grilled Cheese Heaven

Grilled cheese has always been close to this city’s heart. A comfort food found in every diner across the five boroughs, it’s about as straightforwardly delicious as it gets, and it goes perfectly with a pickle. Like mac ‘n cheese and the donut, the cheesy sandwich has been given a little more credit than usual as of late, with restaurants […]

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by / on April 21, 2015 at 3:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Go (Sweetly) Nude for Earth Day

Tomorrow, April 22nd, marks this year’s Earth Day. The annual holiday, which is celebrated in over 192 countries each year, supports environmental protection through events, specials and deals all day long. If getting your hands dirty doesn’t appeal to you, we suggest trying something a little more tasteful than digging in the dirt to celebrate Earth Day this year. Brooklyn-based […]

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by / on April 21, 2015 at 11:45 am / in Food For Thought

NY Taps Into Its First Mustard Boutique (Yep, Mustard)

What do Coca Cola, 7-Up and Maille Dijon mustard have in common? No, it’s not a place on the poshest McDonald’s menu ever. In fact, they all started life as (very tasty) medicines. Maille, the premium French mustard brand, was founded in 1747 by Antoine Maille, a vinegar-maker who, after selling his wares from a pump on the street as […]

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by / on April 20, 2015 at 3:35 pm / in Food For Thought

Pizza and Wine, How Divine!

Around every corner in Manhattan you can find a slice of pizza, and most of the times, it’s pretty darn good. But what’s a New Yorker to do when the 99 cent stuff just won’t cut it? The answer lies at Pizzetteria Brunetti. The father son-owned pizza place, located in the West Village, set up shop in the city after […]

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by / on April 20, 2015 at 11:40 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Instrata Encourages Inter-Building Mingling with Poker Night

Instrata Luxury Residences boasts unparalleled rental developments with four New York locations. With gorgeous design comes a unique living experience for tenants — Instrata’s unique approach encourages its inhabitants to mix and mingle with one another in fun and exciting ways. To discover exactly what that means, we spent an evening at Instrata at Mercedes Club for one of their […]

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by / on April 17, 2015 at 11:35 am / in Bottoms Up

Three Thumbs Up for The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

On Monday of last week, I felt the first twinges of excitement regarding my plans to see The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking at the SoHo Playhouse that Friday night. The days following, my anticipation grew to the point that, by Friday afternoon, I could barely contain myself. Now, you may think this is a slightly dramatic (no pun […]

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by / on April 16, 2015 at 4:44 pm / in Dress to Impress

Fun with Festival Fashion

With the Spring season comes the birds, flowers, sunshine…and, of course, festivals! Now that the weather is getting warmer, you will see that a lot of festivals have begun and most notably is Coachella. And if you haven’t heard of Coachella, then you need to get out of that rock you are living under. While Coachella is an annual music […]

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