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by / on October 20, 2017 at 3:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

The Spookiest Halloween Cocktails

Tricks and treats abound this time of year and we are getting excited! Nothing gets people in the mood like a good cocktail and we have some of the most haunting recipes you can brew up. Caveira Cocktail (Courtesy of Novo Fogo Cachaça) 1.5 oz Novo Fogo Barrel-Aged Cachaça 0.5 oz Ancho Reyes 0.5 oz cold brew coffee 0.25 oz […]

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by / on October 19, 2017 at 1:40 pm / in Get Cultured

“Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg” Breaks Your Heart as You Tap Your Feet

It’s that time of the year, folks! The time the artists from Mind The Art Entertainment puts on a production and we get to sit down and enjoy the dark and entertaining nature of Christian De Gré’s storytelling. From a tale about bullying and its effects, to a chronicle of a man’s love life through the ages, Mind The Art has always […]

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by / on October 10, 2017 at 3:51 pm / in Get Cultured

Watching “6 Guitars” is a Beautiful Experience

“6 Guitars,” written and performed by Chase Padgett is magic. Co-Written by Jay Hopkins, this show is not about magic per se, but the magic that exists in music and how music creates that magic through connectivity. The power in which notes are taken from evolving genres to become something new, connecting the past with the present, cultures with evolution, […]

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by / on October 4, 2017 at 2:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

Blending in and Standing Out with Tullamore D.E.W.

It’s hard for me to find a whiskey I don’t like, and one that I know is great is Tullamore D.E.W. It’s the world’s second largest Irish whiskey and they recently launched a new global advertising platform called “Beauty of Blend.”  “As the world’s second largest Irish whiskey brand, Tullamore D.E.W. is proud of its heritage and blend of flavors, and […]

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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 September 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm / in Get Cultured

Representation Matters: Kyle Baird

I was an actor once. I wanted to be a film director, but I went to an acting class and I was in love. I trained for years, did a lot of college productions and some in New York City. Got myself a manager, and had offers coming. To the bare eye, things were looking up! But the thing is, […]

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by / on September 21, 2017 at 4:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Vago Restaurant Celebrates One Year in the City

Earlier this week, Vago celebrated its one year anniversary. The Mediterranean restaurant, located in Murray Hill, gives locals a nice dining option among bro-ier joints nearby. The restaurant has white brick walls adorned with artwork that looks like windows looking out over beautiful landscapes. The European-inspired menu features meat, seafood and pasta entrees and guests at the first year anniversary […]

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by / on September 12, 2017 at 4:24 pm / in Get Cultured

“The Constitution” is a Harsh Study About the Idealism in Reality

What is the most important thing a nation could have? Many would say romantic things like peace or the end of poverty and subsequently hunger. Others will go farther and dig into class division and the disparity of rights to come up with their answer. Sadly, as beautiful and ideal as these scenarios would be, the realistic aspects of society […]

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by / on August 30, 2017 at 1:19 pm / in Food For Thought

Discover New York’s Underground Sushi Den

Let me start off by saying that I like sushi, but I don’t love sushi. I enjoy it, but can usually only eat a few pieces at any given time. However, I was instantly intrigued by the recently opened second location of Sushi by Bou next to The Sanctuary Hotel upon arrival — an easily overlooked gate leads into a graffitied stairwell […]

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by / on August 22, 2017 at 3:55 pm / in Bottoms Up

Argo Tea, Not Just a Porch-friendly Beverage

Iced tea, generally thought of as a low-calorie alternative to water (according to girls “watching their sugar” everywhere), has reinvented itself as the perfect cocktail mixer. Argo Tea, generally known for its commitment to local and sustainable tea production, has teamed up with several note-worthy spirit companies to create some truly excellent cocktails. Raising brand awareness while providing a low-calorie alternative […]

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