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by / on January 16, 2018 at 2:35 pm / in Bottoms Up

Abbotsford Road Takes a New Approach to Coffee

Abbotsford Road isn’t your typical neighborhood coffee joint. Sure, its massive square footage in an industrial building in Gowanus definitely allows for a decent-sized weekend crowd of hip Brooklyn moms, or the laptop-toting freelancers who occupy the chic wooden tables during the week, but there’s a lot more there than meets the eye. Educating their customer base, importing the highest […]

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by / on December 12, 2017 at 2:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Cibo e Vino Refreshes Its Menu and Appearance Just in Time for the Holidays

When you first walk into Cibo e Vino, an Italian restaurant and wine bar on the Upper West Side, you can’t help but be struck by the warmth that exudes from every corner of the dining room. High ceilings filled with orb-like lighting fixtures emit a gentle glow, and lush potted plants make you feel like you’re dining in an […]

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by / on November 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm / in Bottoms Up

Guinness Celebrates Its 200th Birthday in America

Two hundred years ago, a man named Benjamin Guinness used a roasted grain called Black Patent Malt as the foundation of Guinness stout as Americans know it today. Complete with a bespoke canvas bag printing station, live music, and snacks that included fried chicken and mashed potatoes in a cone, Guinness spared no expense at creating a warm, welcoming environment […]

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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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