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”

A Fireside Chat – Top 5 Fancy Fireplaces to Cozy Up To This Winter

fireThe Winter can be harsh, but when you have a fabulous fireplace to cozy up to and enjoy some decadent drinks and cool conversations, the last thing you’re left thinking about is how you couldn’t feel your face before you plopped down next to the warmth. So now that Jonas has come and gone and left us with (now dirty) piles of snow, what better way to kick back and relax than by some burning logs. Here are my top five favorite fireplaces to check out this winter (in no particular order) – either by yourself, with friends or a special someone. After all, it is “cuffing season”, isn’t it?  Continue reading “A Fireside Chat – Top 5 Fancy Fireplaces to Cozy Up To This Winter”

Art, Adventure & Apotheke – A Long Weekend in the Big City

IMG_0611Long weekends. Oh how we love them. As New Yorkers work hard, we also play hard, and when a long weekend like last week’s Columbus Day rolled around, I was so excited to have yet another Monday (or any day for that matter) off. The only problem is, what do you do with all that extra time?

Well, if you ask me, I’ll have no problem whipping something right up for you. And it goes a little something like this… Continue reading “Art, Adventure & Apotheke – A Long Weekend in the Big City”