Archive for August, 2015

by / on August 14, 2015 at 11:25 am / in The Twisted Library

Body Counts: Fighting the 1980s’ AIDs Epidemic

Having been born in the late 1980s, I was fortunate to have missed the devastation and chaos that was the AIDs epidemic. A truly horrifying disease even today, it claimed the lives of countless people and sparked the need for social and medical change. Body Counts: A Memoir of Activism, Sex, and Survival is Sean Strub’s personal account of politics and […]

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by / on August 13, 2015 at 2:47 pm / in Food For Thought

This Book Cooks: A Recipe Book for the Ages

Internet has made it so that you can quickly Google a recipe and not have to go out and actually buy a cookbook. The recipe is right there on demand at all times, and you don’t have to go through page after page looking for something good to cook. But whether it is a hardcover book or an e-book, are […]

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by / on August 11, 2015 at 3:13 pm / in Food For Thought

An Unlikely Pairing: Burger and Lobster

Burger and lobsters aren’t typically a combo we see very often. After all, lobsters can be quite pricey, while burgers (for the most part) don’t carry quite as much prestige as our ocean friends. However, popular UK chain Burger and Lobster has made its way to the big city and since it opened up in Chelsea, it’s been doing steady […]

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by / on August 10, 2015 at 3:30 pm / in Get Cultured

Unity (1918) Is A Play You Will Not Forget

A soldier walks out of the train that just brought him safely home from war. In the station, a man and his wife pass by while girls wait for a soldier with bouquets of local flowers. One of them eager to kiss him, to love him, but the soldier is not the man she expected. And he hasn’t come from […]

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by / on August 10, 2015 at 11:45 am / in Get Cultured

Artists in Fringe NYC: Rebecca Aparicio and Operation Pedro Pan

In the 1960’s the world was in turmoil. Things were changing fast and fully. It was a brave new world fighting the old traditions that had created the chaos. In Cuba, a new government was taking over. Caught in the middle of a senseless cold war that stripped them of many rights and with a leader with questionable motivations who […]

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by / on August 7, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

Moustache Coffee Club Delivers to Your Home

An exclusive club for coffee drinkers and aficionados is a club you want to be in on. Moustache Coffee Club is an online premium coffee subscription service that provides you with single origin coffee beans delivered to your door, roasted by award winning coffee roasters! Single origin means that the beans come from a single producer and are as fresh […]

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by / on August 7, 2015 at 12:09 pm / in Food For Thought

Industry Kitchen Brings High Caliber Food to South Street Seaport

When deciding what restaurant to go to with friends I first look at the type of food they serve, the price, and the location. I am almost certain that when the owners sit down to look at all the factors that will attract clientele, they also take these factors into consideration. I have never been to a restaurant that is similar to […]

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by / on August 6, 2015 at 3:10 pm / in Dress to Impress

Simple Silhouettes Are Key with Olga Pastyrnak

A woman can never have too many dresses in her wardrobe, especially that special little black dress. Whether it’s a day at the office or a hot date, the LBD can be dressed down with a pair of cute flats and a blazer or dressed up with a pair of heels and a stunning piece of jewelry. It’s a timeless staple […]

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by / on August 6, 2015 at 11:40 am / in Food For Thought

Frozen Foods Just Got a Whole Lot Cooler

New Yorkers are some of the busiest people on the planet. We work hard and like to enjoy a nice dinner after work. While New Yorkers are notorious for dining out, there are times we would rather eat at home. But after a long day at the office, you sometimes don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen. […]

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by / on August 5, 2015 at 3:20 pm / in The Twisted Library

Cinderella Has Cellulite: And Other Musings from a Last Wife

If given the chance to rate Cinderella Has Cellulite: And Other Musings from a Last Wife from boring to funny, it would surpass funny and go straight to laugh-out-loud funny! Although I have never been married, I found myself empathizing with the woman in this story, as well as the many other “last wives” that are out there. This is a […]

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