Articles by: Amanda Mactas

by / on July 17, 2017 at 3:10 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

NOLET’s Gin Takes Over The Palm Court at The Plaza

One of the city’s most iconic places is upping its game with a pairing not to be missed. The Plaza Hotel‘s Palm Court has introduced a cocktail and dessert pairing that provides New Yorkers with the perfect respite from the hot summer days. In partnership with NOLET’s Gin, The Palm Court has introduced two cocktail and dessert pairings that you […]

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by / on July 11, 2017 at 1:35 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

It’s All Fun and Games at E’s Bar

If there’s one spot I wish was in my neighborhood, it’s e’s Bar on the Upper West Side (why so far??). You may remember that the beloved bar closed due to a fire back in February, but luckily it’s back and better than ever. So what makes this bar different from the others? Its nostalgic vibes make it a fun, […]

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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 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 May 31, 2017 at 1:50 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

A High Rolling Getaway at Mount Airy Casino Resort

There really is no such thing as summer in the city when you live in New York. Locals can’t get away from the concrete jungle fast enough come Friday and most head towards the beaches in the Hamptons or Jersey Shore. But if you want to get away from the crowds filled with Manhattaners, we know plenty of other amazing […]

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by / on May 24, 2017 at 2:05 pm / in Food For Thought

Vegan Sushi Is Our New Obsession

Beyond Sushi, a vegan fast casual restaurant, recently opened their fifth New York City location, just blocks away from Bryant Park. The plant-based locale focuses on flavorful, locally-sourced and seasonal produce, bringing diners the freshest meals possible. Like its name implies, they serve more than just sushi here. We started off an amazing evening at Beyond Sushi with a selection […]

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by / on May 22, 2017 at 2:25 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Namaste Outside with Yo Yoga!

Yoga under stars? You can get your flex on at Yo Yoga!‘s Midtown studio both indoors and outside on their enchanting rooftop under the stars. Founded by Rebecca Weible, the studio hosts classes, workshops and events outdoors on their private rooftop whenever the weather is 68 degrees or warmer. Last week, we spent our evening at the outdoor rooftop studio, […]

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by / on May 17, 2017 at 2:15 pm / in Dress to Impress

Summer Hack: A Sexy Way to Prevent Chafing

The temperatures are finally rising and that means the pants get stored away until Fall. But if, like me, you’re a member of the #nothighgap team, chafing can present a real problem during hot summer months when you want to rock a dress, skirt or shorts. And while I’ve been pretty content with the deodorant on the inner thigh trick […]

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by / on May 15, 2017 at 2:44 pm / in Get Cultured

Dear Eleanor: A Fun & Quirky Murder Mystery

Everyone loves a classic whodunit. Murder mysteries are fascinating, both in real life and in fiction. Dear Eleanor, a play showing at the Kraine Theater, combines humor with mystery in a classic whodunit murder mystery. Taking place in 1935, the Barnes family convenes at the family estate to celebrate the birthday of Barbara, who married into the family. The family […]

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