Archive for December, 2017

by / on December 14, 2017 at 5:31 pm / in Bottoms Up

The Best Way to Spread Holiday Cheer…is with Cocktails!

Like, do we really need to explain this one? Whip up one, or all, of these festive cocktails this holiday season and be sure to thank us. Run Run Rudolph (Courtesy of Galliano Ristretto Coffee Liquer) 1.5 oz. Blanco Tequila 0.5 oz. Galliano Ristretto Coffee Liqueur 6 oz. Cold Hot Chocolate** **23 g. Swiss Miss Milk Chocolate (1 packet) **6 […]

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by / on December 13, 2017 at 3:51 pm / in Home Sweet Home

The Best Holiday Stocking Stuffers

Chocolates are the typical go-to to fill up stockings for the holidays. But why stop there? It’s nice to be surprised with something a little more innovative and exciting in your stocking. These are some of our favorite items to gift this season! A great way to add some cheer to a stocking is with some alcohol. Half-Seas Cocktail Cans […]

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by / on December 12, 2017 at 2:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Cibo e Vino Refreshes Its Menu and Appearance Just in Time for the Holidays

When you first walk into Cibo e Vino, an Italian restaurant and wine bar on the Upper West Side, you can’t help but be struck by the warmth that exudes from every corner of the dining room. High ceilings filled with orb-like lighting fixtures emit a gentle glow, and lush potted plants make you feel like you’re dining in an […]

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by / on December 11, 2017 at 3:06 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Treat Yo Self: A Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are upon and there’s still shopping to be done! If you still need some gift ideas for your loved ones, or if you need some ideas to send to mom and dad for yourself, we have some of our favorite pampering products for the holidays. Anyone who’s into wellness will love our top picks — from fitness gear […]

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by / on December 7, 2017 at 3:15 pm / in Food For Thought

Burger and Lobster 2.0

Back in 2015 Burger and Lobster opened up shop in Chelsea to much success. The premise was simple: for $20, you could choose between a burger, lobster roll or lobster. And the equation was so popular that they’ve now opened up a new location in Bryant Park, and it’s bigger and better than the original. Patrons of the restaurant enter […]

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by / on December 6, 2017 at 3:00 pm / in Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home: Holiday Gift Guide

  Home is where the heart is. Some make yours completely YOU! Or help others realize what their home is missing. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite products for the home to make holiday shopping a breeze. Tempur-Pedic is known for their high-quality sleep solutions and we love the TEMPUR-Embrace Pillow ($99), which is ideal for any sleep position. […]

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by / on December 5, 2017 at 11:30 am / in The Twisted Library

Get Thrifty!

I didn’t get into thrift store shopping until I moved to New York City. Everyone here always seemed so stylish and put together. I didn’t understand how New Yorkers could afford to be so chic all of the time until a friend of mine divulged her secret. “Thrifting,” she said with a big smile on her face. So I started […]

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by / on December 4, 2017 at 2:15 pm / in Food For Thought

The Upper West Side’s Best: Marlow Bistro

On the charming streets of the Upper West Side lies Marlow Bistro, a stand-out restaurant among the area’s eateries. The exposed wood beam ceiling, along with the green garden theme of the interior make it instantly inviting and the perfect late night date spot. Executive Chef Zivko Radojcic comes from a family of Serbian chefs and continues on the tradition […]

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by / on December 1, 2017 at 11:45 am / in Get Cultured

“A Deal” is a Multicultural Explosion

What are we willing to lose in our lives to make it where we think we want to be? What are we ready to dispose of so we can get to our preferred destination? Who are we willing to hurt to get to the ultimate reward? These questions have been explored and examined for centuries by literary minds, philosophers, culture […]

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