By Marsha Clarke If you live anywhere on God’s green earth I’m willing to bet that you have a friend of Caribbean descent, especially if you live in NYC. You probably noticed that by the start of every summer they mysteriously disappear never to be heard of until […]
Free activity is a phrase that will turn heads in the city. Free summer movies in the park, free wine and beer at a gallery opening and a personal favorite, free kayaking. If you are in the mood for an outdoor activity, the Downtown Boathouse and Manhattan Community […]
New York City restaurant week occurs twice a year; once in the late winter/early spring and a second time during late summer. Due to the popularity of these events, each restaurant week runs approximately three weeks which definitely helps with getting reservations.
By Seth Fera-Schanes We are expanding our summer drink menu with two different versions of cherry lemonade. Both recipes are non-alcoholic, but if you wanted to add a little rum we won’t tell anyone. Each recipe calls for fresh cherries which are in season right now. These drinks […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Take the 2/3 subway line out to Brooklyn for an afternoon visit to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Located next the the Brooklyn Museum, you can make this a two for one trip or just decide to focus on gardens. The botanical garden is over 100 […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes An enigma among New York City neighborhoods, Vinegar Hill is a small area of Brooklyn nestled between D.U.M.B.O and the Brooklyn Naval Yard. Stand on a corner and face one direction and you are met with cobblestone streets and seemingly abandoned houses that could be straight […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes The summer cocktail recipe list grows (by 3 fantastic new drinks this time.) We were looking for ways to incorporate the freshest summer ingredients into one of summer’s longest standing traditions; drinking outside on a lazy weekend afternoon. The first recipe is a Watermelon Champagne […]
By Marsha Clarke If you are walking through the Brooklyn Bridge Park on a Sunday afternoon minding your own business, secretly judging hipsters and you see a congregation of people at food tents….Run! And you should run right into that place called Smorgasburg. This operation of Brooklyn Flea, which […]
It is mid-July and our summer libation list is growing. We are pleased to bring you Sparkling Peach Sangria which is perfect for a weekend rooftop get together with friends.
By Seth Fera-Schanes New York City farmers markets have some great produce, especially during the summer and fall. If you go to the green market in Union Square on any given morning, you will see city chefs buying the first pick of items as vendors are setting up […]