Archive for June, 2016

by / on June 15, 2016 at 1:45 pm / in Get Cultured

“A Persistent Memory” is an Ambitious Yet Incomplete Work

Memory is a funny thing. It’s there all the time without really being there, at least not in any physical way. Memories manifest inside of our brains without us telling them to. They just do, and the better your mind works, the bigger the database is. Elephants are known for their amazing capability to remember most things that happen in […]

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by / on June 14, 2016 at 1:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Mamo: A Taste of the Riviera in Soho

Dock your yacht on West Broadway and step into the dulcet tones of Mamo’s soothing white washed walls and crown molding accents. An Italian restaurant with Provencal overtones, owner Mike Mammoliti has commissioned Chef Massimo Sola, the former executive chef at Eataly in Rome, as well as the one Michelin starred restaurant Ristorante Quattri Mori. Buzz around Mamo, which opened […]

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by / on June 13, 2016 at 11:45 am / in Bottoms Up

Putting the ‘elit’ in Elite on World Martini Day

The vodka martini is one of the most iconic cocktails around the country. There’s this sophistication and prestige you feel when ordering one…at least, I always feel classy when I order one. To celebrate World Martini Day, elit Vodka decided to pay homage to classic cocktail in style. Held at the posh Marmara Hotel’s Penthouse, elit by Stolichnaya launched a […]

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by / on June 10, 2016 at 11:45 am / in Bottoms Up

Rémy Martin Celebrates National Cognac Day

It seems like there is a food or drink holiday every day, but how do you really celebrate the day? Enter Rémy Martin, one of the leading cognac brands in the world. So when National Cognac Day comes around, it is no surprise that they know how to celebrate. The all day celebration began with Rémy Martin taking to the […]

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by / on June 9, 2016 at 12:30 pm / in Get Cultured

Answering the Call to Help Fallen NYC Heroes

As people entered the Bowery Hotel for Answer the Call’s Fourth Annual Red & Blue Soiree, there was one thing that was on everyone’s mind — helping the survivors and family members of fallen FDNY and NYPD members that helped the city during September 11th. Celebrities, athletes and fashion icons converged at the trendy hotel, including Saturday Night Live’s Pete […]

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by / on June 8, 2016 at 1:18 pm / in Get Cultured

Inside This Year’s Loisaida Festival

There are many things about New York City that I love and am proud of, but one thing that stands out is its diverse communities and its desire to elevate those communities. The energy of the Puerto Rican and Latino community made its presence known during the opening of the Loisaida Festival that has been held during Memorial Day Weekend since […]

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by / on June 7, 2016 at 12:00 pm / in Get Cultured

Migguel Anggelo: A Powerful Voice From Latin America

Migguel Anggelo came like a force into my life. I was sitting at a small table, in the middle of Joe’s Pub, waiting for him to come on stage and perform. I was talking to my guest about the space, and the show. I had not much idea what the show was going to be about, my knowledge started and ended […]

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by / on June 2, 2016 at 2:12 pm / in Girls' Night In

Girls’ Night In: Rosé Alla Vodka

Not all Girls’ Nights In have to be spent with your girlfriends. This month I needed some alone time so I hunkered down with some wine and dinner on my own. With a very busy schedule, I find it very important to make sure to schedule in time just for myself. And this month, there seemed like no better solution […]

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