Archive for December, 2018

by / on December 28, 2018 at 5:30 pm / in Bottoms Up

Ring in the New Year with Bubbly Cocktails

The countdown to New Year’s eve is on! How are you celebrating?? Champagne and bubbly are par for the course, but that doesn’t mean you can’t jazz it up by mixing up your favorite champagne, prosecco or sparkling wine with some star ingredients to make a delicious cocktail or two. Rosé Sparkler (Courtesy of Angry Orchard) 4oz Angry Orchard Rosé […]

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by / on December 19, 2018 at 4:15 pm / in Home Sweet Home

Last Minute Holiday Gifts to Put Under the Tree

Still searching for that perfect gift or stocking stuffer?? Someone’s on the naughty list! Christmas is right around the corner, so if you’re still frantically looking for gifts for your loved ones, you better stop right now and start shopping our gift guide. A picture is worth a thousand words. Or a thousand memories! Digital photo frames are nothing new […]

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by / on December 18, 2018 at 5:36 pm / in Food For Thought

Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Foodies

Have a food lover in your life? Don’t we all!! We’ve rounded up some delicious treats, mouthwatering meats, and high-quality dinnerware that make for great gifts. Like D’Artagnan always says…no one re-gifts meat. That’s why it makes for the perfect gift for your favorite carnivore this holiday season. Score the Bacon Sampler ($29.99), which comes with a trio of bacons, […]

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by / on December 17, 2018 at 12:25 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

A Krampus Holiday Experience

Back in October, famous New York City haunted house, Blood Manor, moved to a new location at 359 Broadway. During the holiday season, they are back at it, bringing holiday cheer and holiday fear to the masses. Here you can experience the immersive Krampus Holiday Experience, as well as Santa’s Broadway Photo Factory.  Thanks to A Nightmare Before Christmas, we […]

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by / on December 12, 2018 at 3:35 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

The Best Holiday Gifts for Travelers

  Every traveler needs a cute weekender bag that’s both functional and fashionable. We are obsessing over this Weekender ($85) from MyTagalongs. It has a padded pocket that fits a 15″ laptop, 2 interior mesh pockets, an elastic trim phone pocket and an interior zippered pocket. Pictures are a great way to document your travels, but every adventurer needs something […]

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by / on December 11, 2018 at 3:30 pm / in Get Cultured

Men’s Holiday Gift Guide

  We all know that men are the trickiest species to shop for come holiday season. Don’t worry! We’ve scoured the internet for the best options so that you don’t have to. Here are some of our favorite holiday buys for men this year: Let’s face it — most guys hate shopping. Especially for things like basic clothes. Basic Outfitters […]

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by / on December 10, 2018 at 2:15 pm / in Get Cultured

A Magical Night in New York City

An evening of glamor, tricks, and cocktails awaits those who head to see one of New York City’s longest running shows, Chamber Magic. Located within the extravagant Lotte New York Palace Hotel, this one-of-a-kind magic show is reminiscent of a different era, taking place in an intimate salon with guests dressed up in cocktail attire. Limited to only 60 guests, […]

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by / on December 6, 2018 at 1:15 pm / in Food For Thought

Get It To The Greek at Nerai!

Last week we took a short trip to Greece, or the closest thing to it in New York City. Contemporary Greek restaurant Nerai hosted a special luncheon along with Global Alive founder Evangeline Plakas and Greek National Tourism North American Director Grigoria Kamaterou, to showcase their passion for the beautiful country that is Greece. Throughout the afternoon, guests were treated […]

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by / on December 5, 2018 at 2:45 pm / in Food For Thought

European Olive Oil Consortia Wants You to Consider Your Olive Oil

What is the biggest competitor of olive oil in America? Ignorance. So says participating members of two non-profit consortia, CEQ Italia and QVExtra!, from Italy and Spain who are dedicated to raising the standards of extra virgin olive oil produced and supported by the European Union. One of the main goals of both organizations is to change the way Americans […]

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by / on December 3, 2018 at 11:05 am / in The Twisted Library

The Fashion Shoe: A Timeline of the Twentieth Century

I love shoes. Okay, if I’m being honest, I’m slightly obsessed with them. From Mary Janes to ballerina flats, I haven’t met a shoe that I haven’t fallen in love with. Shoes are such a fundamental part of our lives because we can’t leave the house without them. But that’s not why we love them, right? Day or evening, shoes […]

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