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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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by / on July 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm / in Food For Thought

Alice’s Arbor is Still Bed-Stuy’s Neighborhood Gem

You’d have to live under a rock not to recognize that the Bed Stuy section of Brooklyn is taking off as an “it” neighborhood to live and play. Alice’s Arbor, a five-year veteran of the hood, was an early adopter of the desirability of this neighborhood, and has maintained its presence by producing solid food in an attractive space. Refurbished […]

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by / on July 13, 2017 at 11:35 am / in Bottoms Up

Your 2017 Summer Drink List Just got Upgraded

Summertime is upon us, and nothing sounds better after a rainy, cold intro to the season than a day spent in the sunshine with a delicious alcoholic beverage in hand.  Check out our newest obsessions. Guinness Irish Wheat  In a chic gallery in Chelsea, complete with exposed brick, an outdoor space, and slick cherry wood floors, Guinness introduced its newest addition […]

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by / on May 16, 2017 at 12:10 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

The Anthony Glamorizes the Segue from Dinner to Nightlife

In a city that is over-saturated with bars and restaurants, it’s often difficult to stand out, especially on a busy thoroughfare like Bleecker Street. You can’t throw a rock without hitting a bar in Greenwich Village, and most establishments need to don multiple personas in order to maintain a steady flow of clientele. The Anthony is such a place. The […]

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by / on March 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

La Milagrosa Breathes New Life Into An Old Concept

Just when you thought you’ve seen the last of speakeasies, a new one comes along that makes you rethink if the genre is dead. When you arrive at La Milagrosa, you’ll wonder if you’ve gotten the wrong address. The night I went, I walked into what appears to be a bodega (which actually sells hard-to-find traditional Mexican ingredients) and spoke […]

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by / on March 9, 2017 at 2:46 pm / in The Twisted Library

The Thruway Killers Slays

The Thruway Killers is the seventh of nine novels by Harvey Havel, a former SUNY Albany and Bergen Community College writing instructor and novelist. Droogan McPhee is the unemployed, unsympathetic son of a wealthy curmudgeon who owns a chain of liquor stores in the Northeast. In tandem with his adulteress stepmother (who is closer to Doogan’s age then his father), […]

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by / on February 28, 2017 at 12:00 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

No Fun on the LES is Anything But

A dimly lit bar reminiscent of the old LES sits across the street from the flashy Ludlow hotel, one of the more recent additions to this stretch of Ludlow street. Cozy and welcoming, this wood-paneled bar, complete with heat lamps, is easily a place you could make your neighborhood bar if you live in the area. While No Fun has […]

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by / on January 31, 2017 at 12:05 pm / in Food For Thought

Simon Indian Palace Gives Warmth to a Budding Neighborhood

  The upper 50’s/lower 60’s on the east side of Manhattan is a bit of a geographic no man’s land. Not quite Midtown, not quite the Upper East Side, this area has taken on some alter egos in the past few years (Turtle Bay, Tudor City, Sutton Place – ish), but it still gives off the feeling it doesn’t quite […]

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by / on December 15, 2016 at 11:55 am / in Food For Thought

Spoon: A Cozy Addition to NoMad

Tucked away on a quiet stretch of Madison Avenue is a homey restaurant invoking the feeling of a small town. White wood walls give it a seaside vibe, and all the manic energy of the city outside quietly melts away as your sip your first glass of wine from an interesting and off the beaten path wines-by-the-glass list. Years of […]

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by / on November 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Two New Lunch Spots to Check Out ASAP

Untamed Sandwiches The sophomore follow-up to its Midtown West flagship, the new Dumbo location seeks to bring flavor and style to this ultra-hip, start-up focused neighborhood. With cleverly named sandwiches built for all types of eaters, Untamed is a fun, satisfying way to chow down between the bread. Not crazy about bread? Don’t worry, the owners have got you covered. […]

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