Archive for February, 2017

by / on February 22, 2017 at 12:35 pm / in The Twisted Library

Discover Your True Self in Beyond The Good-Girl Jail

Within the first paragraph of the introduction to Beyond the Good-Girl Jail: When You Dare to Live from Your True Self by Sandra Felt, the author describes the meaning of the book’s title. A “good-girl jail” is the state of mind in which one locks herself, by trying always to be “good,” instead of just being the genuine human being she […]

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by / on February 20, 2017 at 1:55 pm / in Get Cultured

“Hi Fi | Wi Fi | Sci Fi” Predicting the Present From the Past

The year just started and it has already been an interesting one.  Theater has come in droves to express their thoughts on the current administration, and they are doing it without taking prisoners. With evenings dedicated to the sole purpose of encouraging conversation and spreading messages of solidarity, we could say this is the new hot ticket in the theater […]

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by / on February 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Good Stock Knows Its Soup

Nestled within the bustling Urbanspace Vanderbilt food hall lies the latest location of Good Stock, a soup mecca that you shouldn’t miss. I have always been a soup fiend, I just can never get enough. And when the weather is cold and blustery, it really just hits the spot. Good Stock founder Ben LeBlanc is just as inviting as his […]

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by / on February 13, 2017 at 11:15 am / in Blushing Beaut

Stressed? You Might Want to Try This New Supplement

If, like me, you find yourself a little more stressed recently (thanks Trump), you’re not alone. According to a 2016 study, 77% of people reported to regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress, while 73% regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress [source]. That’s a lot of people. And it’s no secret that too much stress can cause serious health […]

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by / on February 9, 2017 at 12:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Step Into a New Way of Dining at Coarse

The West Village is home to some of the city’s best restaurants, so its fitting that Chef Vincent Chirico opened up Coarse right in the heart of it. The restaurant is covered with graffiti-style faces drawn by Noëmi Manser, along with street photography by Amon Focus, giving it a cool New York City vibe. The space seems to center around a big […]

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by / on February 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm / in Home Sweet Home

udoq: The Docking Station You Need For Your Gadgets

I am the type of person that has the basics when it comes to technology: my phone, laptop, and DSLR camera. I do not get too fancy when it comes to the newest products except if it makes my life easier or complements my other gadgets. Since I am always on the go when it comes to my full time job […]

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by / on February 7, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Home Sweet Home

Infinity Jars: Keeping Your Kitchen Fresh

Any of you who read Manhattan with a Twist (thank you!) know that I sure love food. So when I do my grocery shopping only to have my food spoil in a few short days, I get pissed. Since I’ve been cooking at home a lot more lately, it’s become important for me to utilize everything I purchase so as […]

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by / on February 6, 2017 at 1:10 pm / in The Twisted Library

Meteor Shower, by Anne Whitehouse, Is a Collection of Emotion-Provoking Poetry

I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful poetry reading late last year. It is great to see that with technology changing so much around us, that the arts are still a big part of our community. I personally feel that we should support the arts more, and specifically, the artists themselves. The event I attended featured a poetry reading celebrating the […]

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by / on February 3, 2017 at 12:35 pm / in Bottoms Up

Twinings Masters the Art of Earl Grey

Arguably one of the most renowned tea companies in the world, Twinings launched its empire more than 300 years ago back in 1706 in London, England. Today, steeped (literally) in a rich history and decades of tradition, the Twinings company still remains on the forefront of the tea industry, with over 200 varieties of tea, served in countries around the […]

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by / on February 2, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Food For Thought

Make It Yourself: Creamed Spinach with Bacon

Need a side dish to serve up during the Super Bowl? Porter House Bar and Grill, located within The Shops at Columbus Circle, is known for its steaks and seafood. Chef and Managing Partner Michael Lomonaco shared with us one of the restaurant’s most popular side dishes. Whether you’re getting ready to watch the Superbowl or just need a new […]

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