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by / on October 2, 2017 at 2:15 pm / in The Twisted Library

New York Cocktails: Delve into the Drinking Culture of the Greatest City

New York City is known for its fashion, theater and food scene, but did you know that NYC also has an unparalleled cocktail scene? Yeah, I didn’t either. So when I received my copy of New York Cocktails, I was super excited to delve right in. Authored by Amanda Schuster, Editor-in-Chief of online drink site The Alcohol Professor, New York […]

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by / on August 8, 2017 at 11:10 am / in Bottoms Up

Pop the Pink Party: The Fat Jew’s Latest Rosé

While Summer is well under way, it’s not over yet! Which means there’s plenty of time left for pool parties, rooftop hangs and rosé. Whether your favorite hashtag is #RoséAllDay or #YesWayRosé, there’s a brand new rosé on the market that New Yorkers can get excited about.   From the politically incorrect comedian and social media celeb, Josh Ostrovsky, better […]

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by / on May 1, 2017 at 6:25 pm / in The Twisted Library

Blind Acceptance: A Memoir About Life, Racism and Religion

I’m not sure what I was expecting when I started to read Blind Acceptance, but what I do know is that the story blew me away. Written by Sandra Pimentel, the memoir takes readers on a journey through her childhood, the evolution of her marriage, her relationship with religion and how she navigates through the cultural complexities of the last […]

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by / on April 17, 2017 at 1:06 pm / in Bottoms Up

Toast to Spring with Bolla & Natura Wines

Spring in New York City is my favorite time of year. It’s that time of year where the days are longer and the flowers start to bloom. It’s that time of year to retire our winter clothes and soak up the sunshine. Spring is a marvelous time of year for many reasons, but one of the best is the ability […]

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by / on December 19, 2016 at 2:45 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Make a Pit Stop at Nashville’s Embers Ski Lodge

Thinking of visiting Nashville, Tennessee? Make sure to stop in at Embers Ski Lodge. It’s not exactly a ski lodge, which is what initially came to mind when I was introduced to the recently opened establishment. It’s your soon-to-be favorite Pacific Northwest-inspired bar and restaurant. Located in the trendy 12South neighborhood, Embers offers the warmth and camaraderie of a ski lodge […]

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by / on July 22, 2016 at 12:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Bagatelle Heats Up with a Prix Fixe Lunch

Have you ever wanted to sip rosé on a patio in Saint-Tropez or drink copious amounts of champagne with friends in the French Riviera? Well you can, sort of. Nestled away in the uber-chic area of the Meatpacking District sits the infamous Bagatelle. While not new to the neighborhood, since its reopening in 2012, the French bistro, which seats 95 […]

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by / on June 24, 2016 at 1:47 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Orange is the New Black Returns Again (Thank God)

Our favorite Litchfield inmates are back and this season promises to be funny, eye-opening, controversial and devastating — and that’s the only spoiler I’m giving. Season 4 of Orange is the New Black started streaming June 17th and everyone’s Facebook status turned into Netflix and freak out over OITNB. To kick off the premier, the cast partnered with the Women’s […]

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by / on June 13, 2016 at 11:45 am / in Bottoms Up

Putting the ‘elit’ in Elite on World Martini Day

The vodka martini is one of the most iconic cocktails around the country. There’s this sophistication and prestige you feel when ordering one…at least, I always feel classy when I order one. To celebrate World Martini Day, elit Vodka decided to pay homage to classic cocktail in style. Held at the posh Marmara Hotel’s Penthouse, elit by Stolichnaya launched a […]

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by / on June 8, 2016 at 1:18 pm / in Get Cultured

Inside This Year’s Loisaida Festival

There are many things about New York City that I love and am proud of, but one thing that stands out is its diverse communities and its desire to elevate those communities. The energy of the Puerto Rican and Latino community made its presence known during the opening of the Loisaida Festival that has been held during Memorial Day Weekend since […]

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by / on May 27, 2016 at 11:45 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Inside This Year’s Mermaid Lagoon Benefit

What do you get when you combine mesmerizing music, oysters, state-altering elixirs and beautifully dressed mermaids — the 6th Annual Mermaid Lagoon Benefit, of course.   Transformed into an aquatic oasis, guests returned to the House of Yes for the decadent benefit. Guests and performers alike dressed in their best oceanic attire to support Orca Network in their quest to […]

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