Articles by: Amanda Mactas

by / on May 3, 2013 at 2:33 am / in Bottoms Up

Kentucky Derby Cocktails!

The Kentucky Derby is an annual tradition that takes place in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May. Many people know this event by the lavish women in dresses and large hats; others know it as “the run for the roses” or “the most exciting two minutes in sports”. What does this mean for us? Well, as Americans, we […]

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by / on May 2, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Get Your Hats On: Kentucky Derby Specials

The Kentucky Derby comes but once a year and with it comes outrageous hats, high fashion, and the most exciting two minutes in sports. With so many spots in the city it’s hard to know where to throw down for the big race, but we’ve got you covered. Check out any of the below spots for the hottest Derby parties […]

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by / on May 2, 2013 at 1:05 pm / in Get Cultured

Be TRANSported at Brookfield Place Plaza

Brookfield Place Plaza, formerly known as the World Financial Center, is playing host to an amazing (and eco-friendly) public art exhibition from May 1-27th. Ever wanted to see artists inside modified shipping containers to mint coins, collect rainwater, harvest solar energy and tend a rooftop garden? Well, even if it’s never crossed your mind before, you get to see it […]

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by / on May 2, 2013 at 11:16 am / in Bottoms Up

Cinco de Drinko: Celebrate with Cocktails

One of the most fun, booziest, and all-out party holidays is right around the corner and we can’t wait to celebrate! In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. Revelers often dress up and head to the nearest fiesta. We’ve got some of the best cocktails to whip up for this momentous drinking […]

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by / on May 2, 2013 at 10:00 am / in Food For Thought

The Ultimate Guacamole Festival

One of our favorite ethnic restauranteurs, Richard Sandoval, is introducing the Guacamole Festival to his Modern Mexican Kitchen and Tequileria, Maya, on the Upper East Side. The restaurant will play host to four quarterly festivals that celebrate Mexican cooking, including the Chile Relleno Festival and the Mole Festival. Beloved chip-topper, guacamole, will be celebrated now until June 30th at Maya, […]

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