It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere: An Interactive Craft Cocktail Experience with Liquor Lab

29177914_10112979466641621_7841167335989679404_nNew York is the quintessential “happy hour” city where people find themselves drinking for any and every occasion, even if it’s not quite 5 o’clock. From your local pub, to the hundreds of dive bars, to the swankiest of cocktail spots,  there is certainly no shortage of watering holes to call your own. And while I’m normally the one ordering my favorite crafty cocktail of choice from any one of my top mixology maisons, recently, I was the one behind the scenes.  Continue reading “It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere: An Interactive Craft Cocktail Experience with Liquor Lab”

Inspiring Interiors – Taking a Look at New York City from the Inside, Out

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Picture courtesy of: Rentnyoffice.com

As I stroll the streets of New York City, I am constantly inspired by the amazing architecture that surrounds me. It is old world, meets new world, meets everything in between, but definitely always awe-inspiring and fabulous. I mean, after all, this is New York and we wouldn’t expect anything less.

But just beyond those enchanting exteriors decorating New York’s famous skyline, are the incredible interiors that support them. And since we wouldn’t know what’s behind door number 1 (or 2 or 2,000) unless we visited each one of them, I’m giving you an inside look at some of Gotham’s greatest gems – hotels, landmarks, restaurants and even transportation hubs. Come take a look! Continue reading “Inspiring Interiors – Taking a Look at New York City from the Inside, Out”

A Heidi Halloween – A Disappointing But Bucket List Experience

img_8389Heidi Klum is known as the “Queen of Halloween”. Every year, for the last thirteen years or so, she’s been pulling out all the stops for thxis fun, festive and favorite holiday, often transforming herself into a completely unrecognizable character of choice.

Since this too is my favorite holiday and there is rarely a year I don’t participate, I was stoked when I found out she’d be hosting her annual fete at a local NYC restaurant, Vandal, a place I knew I had “connections”. Continue reading “A Heidi Halloween – A Disappointing But Bucket List Experience”

Blacktail – A Cuban Cocktail Club Lands in Lower Manhattan

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Photo Courtesy of The New York Times 

At a time when Cuba seems to be the topic of conversation, and closer than ever before, a new Cuban-themed cocktail bar and restaurant, is sure to be a hit. Part speakeasy, part time capsule, this new local watering hole is the latest bar to emerge on the southern tip of Manhattan. Brought to you by the guys who put together one of New York City’s most famed libation lairs, The Dead Rabbit (just blocks from the new bar), Blacktail makes a landing in Battery Park, a redeveloping hood in lower Manhattan. Continue reading “Blacktail – A Cuban Cocktail Club Lands in Lower Manhattan”