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by / on March 23, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Get Cultured

Experience Authentic Arabic Storytelling with The Strangest

Theater is one of the most wonderful forms of storytelling we have. We recently had the opportunity to see a showing of The Strangest, which centers around the live performance tradition of Arabic storytelling. The Fourth Street Theatre was completely transformed into a traditional Arab storytelling café, complete with plush pillows, draped tapestries and even Turkish coffee. The scene was set, […]

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by / on March 20, 2017 at 2:15 pm / in Bottoms Up, Girls' Night In

Girls’ Night In: Detox Tea Time

It’s officially the first day of Spring, and that means everyone’s newly invigorated to clean house, amp up their workouts and eat healthy in preparation for summer. And while all these things sound good, we believe it’s important to practice what you preach all year long. So instead of trying the latest and greatest trendy detox diet, we opt for […]

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by / on March 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm / in Home Sweet Home

Sleep Woes? Not Anymore!

Ever have trouble sleeping? Yeah, join the club. Not getting enough, or enough quality sleep, is a public health epidemic, with stress as one of the leading causes. While many people are quick to grab that bottle of NyQuil, there are many healthier ways out there that can help you snooze soundly. Last year, we discovered Dreampad, owned by Integrated […]

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by / on March 7, 2017 at 11:40 am / in Bottoms Up

Whisky Live 2017: A Recap of Our Favorites

Every year whisky lovers gather at Chelsea Piers to partake in the event known as Whisky Live. Here, attendees can try expressions from their favorite brands, as well as discover new, small batch brands from near and far. We loved trying unique expressions from some of our favorites, like Jack Daniels, Usquaebach, Yamakazi and more. However, the highlight of Whisky […]

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by / on March 2, 2017 at 12:05 pm / in Get Cultured

See It Now: Significant Other on Broadway

When I was invited to check out the new Broadway show Significant Other, I wasn’t expecting much. I hadn’t yet heard of it and didn’t know much about it. But once the lights at the Booth Theater dimmed and the show began, I was intrigued. Brought to us by playwright Joshua Harmon and directed by Trip Cullman, Significant Other became […]

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by / on February 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Good Stock Knows Its Soup

Nestled within the bustling Urbanspace Vanderbilt food hall lies the latest location of Good Stock, a soup mecca that you shouldn’t miss. I have always been a soup fiend, I just can never get enough. And when the weather is cold and blustery, it really just hits the spot. Good Stock founder Ben LeBlanc is just as inviting as his […]

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by / on February 13, 2017 at 11:15 am / in Blushing Beaut

Stressed? You Might Want to Try This New Supplement

If, like me, you find yourself a little more stressed recently (thanks Trump), you’re not alone. According to a 2016 study, 77% of people reported to regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress, while 73% regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress [source]. That’s a lot of people. And it’s no secret that too much stress can cause serious health […]

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by / on February 9, 2017 at 12:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Step Into a New Way of Dining at Coarse

The West Village is home to some of the city’s best restaurants, so its fitting that Chef Vincent Chirico opened up Coarse right in the heart of it. The restaurant is covered with graffiti-style faces drawn by Noëmi Manser, along with street photography by Amon Focus, giving it a cool New York City vibe. The space seems to center around a big […]

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by / on February 7, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Home Sweet Home

Infinity Jars: Keeping Your Kitchen Fresh

Any of you who read Manhattan with a Twist (thank you!) know that I sure love food. So when I do my grocery shopping only to have my food spoil in a few short days, I get pissed. Since I’ve been cooking at home a lot more lately, it’s become important for me to utilize everything I purchase so as […]

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by / on February 3, 2017 at 12:35 pm / in Bottoms Up

Twinings Masters the Art of Earl Grey

Arguably one of the most renowned tea companies in the world, Twinings launched its empire more than 300 years ago back in 1706 in London, England. Today, steeped (literally) in a rich history and decades of tradition, the Twinings company still remains on the forefront of the tea industry, with over 200 varieties of tea, served in countries around the […]

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