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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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by / on November 7, 2016 at 11:57 am / in Bottoms Up

Illy Hosts the First Annual International Coffee Awards

In a magnificent dining room overlooking the East River, Illy Coffee hosted a fabulous dinner to celebrate their recent crop of international coffee awards. Fittingly held at the UN, you couldn’t throw a pebble without locating and striking up a conversation with someone from a different county, who spoke a different language, and who works in a completely different industry […]

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by / on October 28, 2016 at 12:15 pm / in Bottoms Up

Celebrate Halloween in Style with Captain Morgan’s New Fall Flavors

Captain Morgan rolled out their new Fall rum flavors at Blood Manor, one of the creepiest haunted houses around, in preparation for this weekend’s impending Halloween celebrations. Captain Morgan’s Jack-O’Blast is the first pumpkin spiced rum on the market, and offers a delightful array of ways to enjoy the beloved flavors of fall. Cannon Blast, a companion product to Jack-O’Blast, emphasizes […]

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by / on October 10, 2016 at 11:35 am / in Food For Thought

Celebrate the Harvest the Japanese Way at Robataya

A dojo in the middle of the East Village, Robataya ramps up the American ideal of Japan in a glittering commercial of a meal. Empty bottles of sake line the wood-paneled walls and the giant table in the entryway seats 24 and overtakes the room Fresh fish and vegetables are on display in baskets, and everything here, from mushrooms to […]

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by / on September 21, 2016 at 3:58 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Roxx Reloaded: A Fan Favorite Gets a Face Lift

If you’re walking through Midtown East, it is highly possible that you’ll walk right past Sushi Roxx, and outrageous and all around fun restaurant of Real Housewives fame. Don’t let its docile exterior fool you; inside lies a raucous and completely wondrous take on an establishment serving Japanese cuisine. If you’re unfamiliar, all of the servers at Sushi Roxx are […]

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