The Magic of Monte – The Dish on New Drinks at the Holiday Cocktail Lounge

holidayWhat do you get when you mix a badass bartender, a historic watering hole, some Amaro Montenegro (aka “Monte”) and a dinosaur? One kickass cocktail (or maybe several).

When I walked into the Holiday Cocktail Lounge down in the East Village, I really didn’t know what to expect. By the sound of it, I thought I might walk into Santa’s village or a winter wonderland. But much to my surprise, and although the name was deceiving, this night of crafty cocktails and cool conversations was anything but disappointing. Continue reading “The Magic of Monte – The Dish on New Drinks at the Holiday Cocktail Lounge”

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Scent of A Woman – A Personalized Perfume Experience

scent3Ever walk by someone and get a whiff of their amazing aroma? It happens to me all the time and that scent seems to transcend me to another space in time. Fragrance has an amazing way of evoking memories and taking you somewhere special. For years now, I’ve been seduced by the wonderful world of perfumes and can admit, I’m just a tad bit obsessed with finding that perfectly fabulous fragrance. Enter, The Scentarium.

Weeks ago, I was scrolling through a PR networking site I’m a member of when one particular post struck my fancy. Sue Phillips, elixir extraordinaire, was offering a free bespoke scent making workshop in her studio in Tribeca. Ever the lover of luxury, I immediately contacted Sue for my chance to craft my own cologne. Continue reading “Scent of A Woman – A Personalized Perfume Experience”