Archive for October, 2017

by / on October 25, 2017 at 1:10 pm / in Home Sweet Home

Toilets + The Environment – An Unlikely but Fruitful Partnership

If you thought home appliances weren’t an ideal source for eco-friendly products, think again. Toto, a Japanese plumbing company with humble roots and lofty goals, recently sponsored a wellness event to spread their mission of water efficiency. For one hundred years, Toto has been utilizing the technology behind water efficiency in all of their top of the line inventory, and […]

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by / on October 24, 2017 at 11:15 am / in Bottoms Up

Transitional Wines from Summer to Fall

It’s hard to believe that summer’s actually over…especially since the weather’s still in the 80s. While most people reminisce about their summers and hope to relive the warmer days once fall comes, it’s hard to imagine curling up near a fireplace with a glass of wine at the moment. But we promise that time will come. And whether you still […]

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by / on October 23, 2017 at 11:25 am / in Get Cultured

Representation Matters: Jes Tom

I was an actor once. I wanted to be a film director, but I went to an acting class and it was love. I trained for years, did a lot of college productions and some in NYC. I got myself a manager and had offers coming. To the bare eye, things were looking up! But the thing is, they weren’t. […]

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by / on October 20, 2017 at 3:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

The Spookiest Halloween Cocktails

Tricks and treats abound this time of year and we are getting excited! Nothing gets people in the mood like a good cocktail and we have some of the most haunting recipes you can brew up. Caveira Cocktail (Courtesy of Novo Fogo Cachaça) 1.5 oz Novo Fogo Barrel-Aged Cachaça 0.5 oz Ancho Reyes 0.5 oz cold brew coffee 0.25 oz […]

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by / on October 19, 2017 at 1:40 pm / in Get Cultured

“Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg” Breaks Your Heart as You Tap Your Feet

It’s that time of the year, folks! The time the artists from Mind The Art Entertainment puts on a production and we get to sit down and enjoy the dark and entertaining nature of Christian De Gré’s storytelling. From a tale about bullying and its effects, to a chronicle of a man’s love life through the ages, Mind The Art has always […]

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by / on October 10, 2017 at 3:51 pm / in Get Cultured

Watching “6 Guitars” is a Beautiful Experience

“6 Guitars,” written and performed by Chase Padgett is magic. Co-Written by Jay Hopkins, this show is not about magic per se, but the magic that exists in music and how music creates that magic through connectivity. The power in which notes are taken from evolving genres to become something new, connecting the past with the present, cultures with evolution, […]

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by / on October 4, 2017 at 2:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

Blending in and Standing Out with Tullamore D.E.W.

It’s hard for me to find a whiskey I don’t like, and one that I know is great is Tullamore D.E.W. It’s the world’s second largest Irish whiskey and they recently launched a new global advertising platform called “Beauty of Blend.”  “As the world’s second largest Irish whiskey brand, Tullamore D.E.W. is proud of its heritage and blend of flavors, and […]

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by / on October 2, 2017 at 2:15 pm / in The Twisted Library

New York Cocktails: Delve into the Drinking Culture of the Greatest City

New York City is known for its fashion, theater and food scene, but did you know that NYC also has an unparalleled cocktail scene? Yeah, I didn’t either. So when I received my copy of New York Cocktails, I was super excited to delve right in. Authored by Amanda Schuster, Editor-in-Chief of online drink site The Alcohol Professor, New York […]

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