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”

Freebie – How to live a fun life in NYC and not go broke!

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New York City is not cheap. We all know that.

With record breaking rental rates and groceries you’d think were made of gold because they’re so damn expensive, it’s difficult to have any money left to actually do things that take the stress away from these “adulting” necessities.

But don’t fret, I’m here to share the top five free/cheap things you can do to live in the great city of Gotham and still live like a boss. Continue reading “Freebie – How to live a fun life in NYC and not go broke!”

Dance Like No One Is Watching – An Early Morning New York City Dance Party

db5It’s 6 AM on a Wednesday morning and my annoying alarm clock goes off (it’s annoying for a reason). I roll over and jump out of bed. Now, that isn’t normally the case as I usually hit ‘snooze’ one too many times and roll back into my 39th dream, but this particular morning was a special one – it was a ‘Daybreaker’ kind of morning.

If you’re asking yourself what “a ‘Daybreaker’ kind of morning is”, you’re in for a treat. Imagine a club like environment, packed with hundreds of your fellow New Yorkers, jamming out to the latest beats. The only difference is, this kind of partying takes place between the hours of 6 – 9 AM and exercise Endorphins replace the effects of alcohol. That’s right, a completely sober party!  Continue reading “Dance Like No One Is Watching – An Early Morning New York City Dance Party”

Hoop Dreams – My first New York City Knicks Game


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Founded and named in 1946 with the cast of votes in Ned Irish’s hat, the New York Knickerbockers (aka The Knicks) were one of the founding teams of the Basketball Association of America, an organization which later merged with its rival the National Basketball League to form the present day National Basketball Association (more commonly known as the NBA). The Knicks are one of only two remaining league teams to operate in their original city.

Like many other teams, the Knicks have had their fair share of ups and downs on the court, but with a fan base as strong as the net and an all-star cast of present and former players (think Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson and most recently, Carmelo Anthony) the Knicks are still a force to be reckoned with more than 70 years later! Continue reading “Hoop Dreams – My first New York City Knicks Game”