Archive for February, 2017

by / on February 28, 2017 at 12:00 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

No Fun on the LES is Anything But

A dimly lit bar reminiscent of the old LES sits across the street from the flashy Ludlow hotel, one of the more recent additions to this stretch of Ludlow street. Cozy and welcoming, this wood-paneled bar, complete with heat lamps, is easily a place you could make your neighborhood bar if you live in the area. While No Fun has […]

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by / on February 27, 2017 at 1:30 pm / in Get Cultured

“Life According To Saki” Has Arrived in NYC

Hector Hugh Munro was a satirist writer from the early 20th century who volunteered to serve in the army during World War I. Sadly for the literature world, the piercingly funny writer died when a German sniper found him during the Battle of Somme, leaving behind a legacy of short stories to rival the likes of Oscar Wilde. His dark, […]

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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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