Archive for March, 2019

by / on March 28, 2019 at 11:20 am / in Bottoms Up

Samuel Adams Releases New England Pale Ale in Time for Spring

Beloved brewery, Samuel Adams, has hit the nail on the head again with its latest release, their New England Pale Ale. Following on the heels of their New England IPA, Sam Adams Founder & Brewer Jim Koch explains that, “the minute we landed our New England IPA, we began experimenting on the style to play up the juiciness even more, […]

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by / on March 27, 2019 at 2:10 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

The Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton Graces the Cover of DuJour

Yankees’ right fielder Giancarlo Stanton can now add cover star to his impressive resumé. Last night, Stanton kicked off the season with DuJour Media at TAO Downtown, celebrating his April cover issue. With a packed crowd clamoring for photos of the 6’6 power hitter, Stanton graciously posed for photo ops with guests while enjoying his night alongside DuJour Media Founder […]

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by / on March 25, 2019 at 3:55 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Shh…There’s a New Dance Party Workout in Town

Over the years I’ve taken quite a few fitness classes at gyms all around the city. Last year, I joined Crunch for their Anti-Gravity Yoga class and had so much fun that I was excited to be invited back to try out another one of their classes. On a rainy day last week, I turned my dreary day around with […]

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by / on March 19, 2019 at 12:10 pm / in Bottoms Up, Girls' Night In

Girls’ Night In with Strongbow Hard Cider

It’s no secret that I love hard cider, it’s a great lighter option than beer and is always super refreshing. However, sometimes it’s hard to drink more than one. Although cider is delicious, it can often be overly sweet and that can really turn people off. At my recent book club, I brought out some of Strongbow Hard Cider‘s new […]

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by / on March 18, 2019 at 2:55 pm / in Food For Thought

Lebanese Cuisine Comes to Midtown

In the up and coming neighborhood of Midtown East, the new bi-level Lebanese restaurant Yara, brings in a fresh new flavor that was previously missing. While there are delicious classic American staples in the area like The Smith, The Sea Fire Grill, and popular steakhouse Smith & Wollensky, ethnic restaurants are woefully lacking. The warm and elegant Yara gives diners […]

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by / on March 12, 2019 at 4:05 pm / in Bottoms Up

4 Rockin’ Cocktails To Make This St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate Irish culture with one, or all, of these fun, delicious cocktails! The Chaparrita (Courtesy of Licha’s Cantina, Austin, TX and Gem & Bolt) 1.5 oz. Gem & Bolt Mezcal 1 oz. Damiana Tea Splash of fresh pineapple juice Splash of lime bitter To make Damiana tea: Steep 1 oz. of dry damiana leaf in hot water for 30 minutes, […]

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by / on March 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Asana Rebel + Blank Label Join Forces for Their U.S. Launch

UK-based fitness app Asana Rebel recently launched the U.S. extension of their business with a splashy, fun workout class, and featured apparel sponsored by Blank Label Active, which launching this month, as well. The app features a multitude of at-home, yoga-based workouts, designed for a busy person who can’t devote a full hour to a class IRL. Hundreds of options are […]

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by / on March 5, 2019 at 10:40 am / in The Twisted Library

An Improbable Pairing: An Intriguing Romance in 1960s Switzerland

When Scott Stoddard, an American graduate student, sets off to Switzerland to start University, his life changes forever when he meets an older woman named Desiree, who happens to be the Countess de Rovere. But this is not your typical man meets older, more sophisticated woman romance novel. Filled with glamour, a European backdrop and flirtatious repartee, An Improbable Pairing […]

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