Archive for June, 2017

by / on June 27, 2017 at 4:27 pm / in Get Cultured

“Buffalo Heights” is an Outdated Production of a Serious Subject

To create a truly thought provoking comedy is a hard task to pull off. To make people laugh and accept absurdity in stressful situations is an art in itself. Many playwrights try, and most fail in the process. There are lines that are hard to cross without being offensive, or simply looking ignorant of the subject itself. Tongue In Cheek Production‘s last […]

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by / on June 26, 2017 at 2:45 pm / in Girls' Night In

Girls’ Night In: Sunshine and Antioxidants

Like many others in the US, I do my best to try and eat healthy when I’m not out binging at the city’s best restaurants. Luckily, many brands are popping up promoting healthy lifestyles, making it easier to support the health kick. The Yerba Project is one of those brands. For those of you who haven’t heard of yerba mate, […]

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by / on June 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm / in Get Cultured

“My Heart Is In The East” Brings the Power of Language to the Forefront

Language in all its glory is the main source of the history we know. The evolution of language through the ages, and what it managed to accomplish when used right, is fascinating. Through centuries, languages have been created, bent, used and abused to entertain and progress our societies. Language is both our most important tool and our way to a […]

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by / on June 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Act Like An Adult, Play Like A Kid: Club Getaway

Trend alert! Adult summer camps are all the rage these day — everyone from the ages of 21 to 65 are heading to the woods to relive their glory days at sleepaway camp. We joined the crowds and headed to Club Getaway, located in Kent, Connnecticut, for a weekend we won’t soon forget. The weekend was hosted by infamous hate-to-love, love-to-hate […]

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by / on June 19, 2017 at 5:25 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Brunching Like the Brits with RAND Luxury

Last weekend, Manhattan with a Twist headed to Greenwich, Connecticut to attend RAND Luxury‘s British Luxury Brunch. The event, held at a private Greenwich estate, showcased some fine sets of wheels, including Bentley, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin and McLaren, thanks in part to Miller Motorcars. After a golf cart escort up the long driveway and a longing look at the […]

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by / on June 13, 2017 at 12:10 pm / in Bottoms Up

Whisky, a Hudson Cruise and a Water Spirit: Just Another Sunday in New York

If you happened to set sail on the Hudson on a Sunday in June—or had some really good binoculars—you weren’t hallucinating if you saw a strange sight: the figure of a man-like creature, bedecked in seaweed hopping off a speed boat and onto a Circle Line-esque tourist boat. It was the Ardbeg Kelpie in living, breathing form. What’s Ardbeg? That’s […]

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by / on June 12, 2017 at 1:50 pm / in Get Cultured

“A Hunger Artist” is a Powerful One-Man Epic

Art in all its subjectiveness has helped shape culture since the beginning of civilization. From drawings on a cave wall to stories being projected on a huge screen, art has had its hand in popularizing trends throughout history. The art itself has a popular cycle, in which it becomes as much about the spectacle and the adulation as it is about […]

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by / on June 8, 2017 at 11:10 am / in The Twisted Library

The Genie Hunt Puts A Supernatural Twist On The Usual Mystery Novel

I took one look at the cover of “The Genie Hunt“ by M.C. Tuggle and decided I was going to start reading it during the day, when it was nice and bright out. I’m not necessarily easily spooked, but the front of this novella features demonic and angry yellow eyes so I opted out of opening it up for the […]

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by / on June 6, 2017 at 1:40 pm / in Get Cultured

“How To Be Safe” is a Well-Crafted Study About Mental Health

Mental health is something people are becoming more and more open about. Mental health was not something people were open about at all when it came to themselves. It is a tricky subject to tackle as a writer thanks to its multifaceted existence and the conditions it brings when it becomes unstable. How do you portray something so complex as […]

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by / on June 2, 2017 at 11:25 am / in Bottoms Up

How To Celebrate Negroni Week

Negroni Week is coming on the horizon! June 5-11th celebrate this awesome three ingredient cocktail at various participating bars and restaurants in New York City and beyond. What’s a Negroni? It’s a simple and classic cocktail comprised of three ingredients: Campari, Gin, and Vermouth. It’s quite strong and has an acquired taste, but once you sip them once or twice, […]

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