Articles by: Shelley Gazes

by / on December 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm / in Get Cultured

Brooklyn Rider and Friends at Carnegie Hall

In support of the release of their new album The Brooklyn Rider Almanac, string quartet Brooklyn Rider performed a selection of pieces at a recent Notables event at Carnegie Hall. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the quartet is made up of brothers Colin Jacobson (violin) and Eric Jacobson (cello), Johnny Gandelsman (violin), and Nicholas Cords (viola). The Brooklyn Rider Almanac is […]

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by / on June 30, 2014 at 3:25 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Fourth of July In (and around) the City

This Fourth of July the fireworks aren’t the only attraction in New York. Whether you want to spend your Friday off drinking, dancing, sailing, or eating, one of these unique events will make for a memorable Fourth. Plus, many will provide you with spectacular views of the famed Macy’s display. Eat, Drink, and Dance Head to the Lower East Side, […]

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by / on May 6, 2014 at 11:55 am / in Get Cultured

Explore Going Green

The Green Festival, which took place at the end of April in New York City, brought 200 vendors to Pier 94 on the West side, all promoting sustainability and green living with a range of brands and services — from food, health and beauty products to furniture and home items. Attendees could enjoy fare at the vegan/vegetarian food court, try different […]

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by / on January 28, 2014 at 2:25 pm / in Food For Thought

Dogmatic Opens in the West Village

In the midst of the recent snowstorm, I stamped my boots on the mat outside a small blue and white haven in the West Village, taking note of the list by the front door touting accolades from various media outlets, including the New York Times, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, and The Wall Street Journal. This is Dogmatic, which recently […]

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by / on December 27, 2013 at 4:00 pm / in Food For Thought, Get Cultured

Whynot Coffee and Art Gallery Opens

Standing out from the surrounding darkly-lit restaurants and pubs is a bright, airy space at 175 Orchard Street. This is the second location of Whynot Coffee & Art Gallery, which recently held its grand opening party. The new Whynot on Orchard Street serves the same popular Blue Bottle coffee as the original West Village location (at the corner of Christopher […]

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