Archive for October, 2016

by / on October 31, 2016 at 1:00 pm / in Get Cultured

“Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches” Is How We Really See This Election year

Clay McLeod Chapman is back! The master of Lower East Side domestic horror is once again bringing his particular style to the stage with his annual Pumpkin Pie Show. If you haven’t seen one of these before, Clay and his ensemble tell stories to us which seemed very familiar, yet are disrupted by a twisted take on them. Last year, […]

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by / on October 28, 2016 at 12:15 pm / in Bottoms Up

Celebrate Halloween in Style with Captain Morgan’s New Fall Flavors

Captain Morgan rolled out their new Fall rum flavors at Blood Manor, one of the creepiest haunted houses around, in preparation for this weekend’s impending Halloween celebrations. Captain Morgan’s Jack-O’Blast is the first pumpkin spiced rum on the market, and offers a delightful array of ways to enjoy the beloved flavors of fall. Cannon Blast, a companion product to Jack-O’Blast, emphasizes […]

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by / on October 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm / in Bottoms Up

Our Favorite Wines for Fall

Fall has…fallen? But that’s no need to fall into a dull routine. Spice up the chilly nights with a glass of wine. It’s what gets us through the long days ahead! Need some variation on your rack? Here are our favorite newly discovered wines that will be great all season long. Something a little bit different in the wine realm, […]

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by / on October 26, 2016 at 3:26 pm / in Get Cultured

Spooky Pranks for Halloween

If, like me, you love a good scare, then Halloween is your holiday. I do my best to fill my October with as many scary movies, haunted houses and costume-clad experiences as I can. But sometimes, it’s fun to go that extra mile. Sure, you can watch one of the many scary movies on demand (with some wine, of course), […]

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by / on October 26, 2016 at 11:35 am / in Bottoms Up

Celebrate Halloween with Some Brew-Ha-Ha

If tantalizing your tastebuds is on the menu for Halloween this year, then you’ve hit the jackpot. Adults need fun flavors, too, and luckily, you can indulge in the form of a cocktail. Here are some of our favorite Halloween cocktails to liven up your party or night out. Pumpkin Spice Latté (Courtesy of The Lindeman) 2 oz pumpkin spice […]

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by / on October 25, 2016 at 2:00 pm / in Bottoms Up

Happy Hour Monster Makes It Easy to Booze and Chill

Working in New York, there are always those days when you plan a girl’s night out, or a night out with the coworkers and sometimes it is a little difficult to find the perfect bar. Not only is it tough to find the perfect spot, but even harder is scoring a good deal. We now have an app for nearly […]

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by / on October 20, 2016 at 6:04 pm / in Get Cultured

Dandy Darkly Brings his “Myth Mouth” to NYC in Style

There I was, just a regular night in New York City. I was going to the dungeon famously named Under St. Mark’s, known for being a staple on the off-off Broadway scene. As I went down the stairs and inside the space, things changed. The atmosphere was different. I was being transported somewhere, and that somewhere had a bizarre clown guiding […]

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by / on October 17, 2016 at 4:01 pm / in Get Cultured

“Orwell in America” and the Tale of Two Great Performances

George Orwell is one of those names that seem to be on everyone’s mind even when you have never read a work of his. His unique take on communism, totalitarianism, and the vain nature of men has been studied for decades now, in high school and colleges. His work has been opening minds to have their own beliefs since he […]

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by / on October 10, 2016 at 11:35 am / in Food For Thought

Celebrate the Harvest the Japanese Way at Robataya

A dojo in the middle of the East Village, Robataya ramps up the American ideal of Japan in a glittering commercial of a meal. Empty bottles of sake line the wood-paneled walls and the giant table in the entryway seats 24 and overtakes the room Fresh fish and vegetables are on display in baskets, and everything here, from mushrooms to […]

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by / on October 6, 2016 at 2:47 pm / in Get Cultured

A Diamond in the Rough: Aladdin on Broadway

  An evening on Broadway is always a treat, but unfortunately some shows get more hype than others (we’re looking at you, Hamilton). Just because you can’t afford the sky high ticket prices for Hamilton is no reason to skip out on seeing a Broadway show altogether. And what shows have better music than Disney? (Trick question: none.) We recently […]

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