Archive for December, 2015

by / on December 18, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Get Cultured

A New York Kind of Christmas

We’ve got five awesome options for gifts for New Yorkers. Or former New Yorkers. Or to-be New Yorkers. Or non-Yorkers. All of the above. These are the New Yorkiest of gifts to give this holiday season.   If you have any tots in your life you need to dress, consider Wyatt Lily, a cheeky New York City fashion boutique. Both the […]

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by / on December 18, 2015 at 11:25 am / in Food For Thought

Trying to Diversify Your Holiday? Spice Things Up Malaysia-Style

While geographically Malaysia is an Asian country, it is widely known as being a true melting pot of civilization.  Throughout history, people from far and wide have traveled to this successful city on the sea, inviting a truly open exchange of cultural and culinary ideas and traditions. This welcoming land was a convenient and prosperous place to dock after long […]

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by / on December 17, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

A Traveler’s Gift Guide

It’s more common than not for people to travel over the holidays. Whether you’re jetting away to a tropical vacation, heading home to mom and pop’s, or heading west to get some time on the mountains, you’re going to need some help during the commute, which can often be stressful. If you know someone taking off this season, we’ve got […]

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by / on December 17, 2015 at 1:50 pm / in Get Cultured

“How To Get Into Buildings” Brings Absurdism and Love to The Brick

  Crowd ready. Butts on their seats. Cell Phones off (hopefully.) An announcement to make sure everyone knows the etiquette of watching a theatrical production, and to ask for the audience to please follow it. Now the lights dim till there’s complete darkness. What comes next is pretty routine, the lights come back up and the show starts. Many with […]

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by / on December 16, 2015 at 4:27 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Holiday Gift Guide for the Fitness Fanatic

Know someone who just seems to live in the gym? Yea, we all have one of those friends. So we’ve put together some fun and unique products that will make great gifts for that fitness fanatic friend you have. Give em a whirl and let us know how it goes! Ever find yourself on a long run and after a […]

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by / on December 16, 2015 at 12:47 pm / in Get Cultured

Uncomfortably Beautiful “The Pillowman” Playing at the Clarion Theater

The ending of this play is what I’ll start this review with. Not a spoiler. I will not talk about the ending, but of the power of the ending. What a writer would do for his stories to survive. The idea that your work at the end will determine your worth. That family is second to your children, which are […]

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by / on December 15, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

It’s Time for Ugly Sweater Fun

Christmastime is here, which means crowding around the big tree, gazing at the holiday windows and breaking out your ugliest sweater. Undoubtedly one of the most festive parts of the season, ugly sweater parties have become annual celebrations. The one thing that surpasses wearing one of those hideous sweaters is throwing an over the top party. From the drinks to […]

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by / on December 15, 2015 at 11:15 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Lumos Lights the Way with Baijiu

New Yorkers have become accustomed to the typical spirits that fill bars and restaurants, including vodka, gin and whiskey, but there is a new spirit that should be mixed in your next cocktail…Baijiu. It might be new to New Yorkers, but Baijiu dates back nearly 5,000 years and has been a popular spirit in the Chinese culture. While there are […]

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by / on December 11, 2015 at 1:35 pm / in Food For Thought

Fabulous Finds For Your Favorite Foodies

      People these days are getting more and more obsessed with food. And can you blame them? Eating is now a hobby and with such delectable concoctions popping up all the time, it’s hard to say no. For those friends and family members who just can’t resist that second helping, we’ve got some super fun gifts that they […]

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by / on December 10, 2015 at 3:05 pm / in Get Cultured

“Gidion’s Knot” packs a strong punch, but leaves a light bruise

Childhood is that “innocent phase” all of us go through where we are protected and guided through the first problems of our existence. Here we pick up the life lessons from the adults in our lives, the ones that are in charge of making sure we become functioning parts of the society and don’t let us stray. The obsession this […]

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