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by / on April 28, 2017 at 2:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Mel’s Burger Bar: Beer, Grub and Happiness

If, like every other New Yorker, you don’t feel like waiting in line at Black Tap just to Instagram a milkshake, we suggest heading to Mel’s Burger Bar on the Upper East Side (there’s also a second location on the Upper West). More options and more fun, this burger locale was made for lax bros but entices all. It’s casual […]

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by / on April 27, 2017 at 2:10 pm / in Girls' Night In

Girls’ Night In: Three Cheers for Truly Spiked & Sparkling

Guys. I’ve discovered my new favorite drink and I’ve been shouting it from the rooftops. (Okay not literally, but I have been telling all my friends about it.) Truly Spiked & Sparkling is a godsend! It’s a gluten-free spiked sparkling water, that tastes like actual sparkling water, but still clocks in at 5% ABV and only sets you back 100 […]

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by / on April 26, 2017 at 11:45 am / in Food For Thought

Get Frenched at Brasserie 8 1/2

Brasserie 8 1/2 is a hidden surprise in the heart of Midtown. Right off of Fifth Avenue, the Brasserie might give you the wrong impression — the French restaurant descends from a grand spiral staircase in to a posh and sophisticated dining room abound with ivory tablecloths and works of art by infamous artists like Matisse and Léger. This might […]

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by / on April 25, 2017 at 1:40 pm / in Get Cultured

“Pressing Matters” is a Light Ride with a Heavy Load

“Pressing Matters” by Jennifer Jasper is a collection of one act plays focusing on the female experience in the United States. A topical production written meticulously to expose each struggle as lovingly and boldly as possible, the evening of plays, directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt, manages to entwine the six plays cleverly, making the transitions as entertaining as the shows on […]

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by / on April 20, 2017 at 11:00 am / in Blushing Beaut

It’s 4/20: Learn About Cannabidiol And What It Can Do For You

While 4/20 has become synonymous with a day in celebration of good ol’ Mary Jane, there are more ways to celebrate than lighting up a joint and getting high. CBD For Life is a company you should probably have on your radar. They produce super innovative and natural products using Cannabidiol (CBD), which is a compound sourced from hemp. CBD […]

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by / on April 19, 2017 at 1:10 pm / in Get Cultured

Formidable Women Drive the Plots of “Angel & Echoes”

Annually, the Brits Off Broadway has been a highlight as it transfers powerful work from Britain into the New York theatre scene. Invading America’s stages with some of the boldest and brightest work playwrights in Britain have to offer, the festival is constantly outdoing itself with the productions it brings. And with a production like “Angel & Echoes” by Henry […]

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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 April 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm / in Get Cultured

Hoodwinked Escape: Next Level Escape Room Adventures

A trip to Harlem is definitely worth it if you pay a visit to Hoodwinked Escape. Escape Rooms started popping up across the globe years ago, but have only grown in popularity since their debut. What exactly is an escape room? It’s a fun adventure game in which players are locked in a room and tasked with solving puzzles based […]

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by / on April 11, 2017 at 2:40 pm / in Get Cultured

“The Room Sings” Enjoys Great Moments But Falters In Between

A building can hold so many stories inside its lifeless structure that by existing they themselves are sponges for the life that passes them by. “The Room Sings” at La MaMa explores the history of a country house and its inhabitants through the decades and what the house meant to each one. Using a variety of styles and divided into four different timelines, this […]

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by / on April 10, 2017 at 1:20 pm / in Food For Thought

Tuscan Classics at the Upper West Side’s Bella Luna

A Tuscan neighborhood spot draws in quite a crowd to the Upper West Side’s Bella Luna. Originally opened in 1988, the restaurant has a menu that would overwhelm anyone, with a handful of appetizer and salad options, plenty of pastas and pizzas, and even entree options like braised lamb shank and grilled salmon. And with a menu so robust, it’s […]

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