The Distant Relatives →
Campbell Scott, most recently known for portraying wealthy Hamptonite Boris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz on the USA Network television show “Royal Pains” and who has also starred in the films “Dying Young,” “Singles” and “Big Night,” will be switching gears from acting to music when he takes the stage at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett with his band The Distant Relatives. “With bands,...
Enjoy the Royal Wedding in Palm Beach →
Looking for a place to sip champagne, nosh on strawberries & cream and scones, dine on a full English Breakfast while enjoying the Royal Wedding? or do you want to get a free haircut or mani & pedi while drinking Buck Fizz? Then check out these events starting out very early tomorrow morning in the Palm Beach area!
Where To Watch The Royal Wedding In New York →
Still haven’t figured out where you’re going to watch the Royal Wedding? Then check out this list put together by Gothamist of seven spots where you can watch the event with like-minded serfs. Or if you don’t want to be seen in public, watch the simulcast on YouTube. Photo: Mario Testino
SEE JOHN WATERS! →
If there’s still space available, you must go hear John Waters read stories from his essay collection, Role Models, about folks who’ve inspired him - it’s a self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities—some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road. Paula Cooper Gallery 521 West 21st Street, Chelsea Wednesday, April...
The Simple Garden →
Springtime is in full bloom - and it’s the perfect time to plant your garden. However, do you lack a yard or any outdoor space? The solution…The Simple Garden System which provides everything you need to start your own garden. The Simple Garden combines the principles of high density gardening with a contemporary designed modular planter, creating a product that’s perfect for...
Custom Brooklyn Furniture →
Richard, who left his career in advertising to make furniture using reclaimed materials, recently opened his massive workshop and shop Olga Guanabara, named after his beloved Chocolate Lab. The furniture includes one-of-a-kind dining and coffee tables and light fixtures - one table, fashioned from a log fished from the East River, mimics the Manhattan Bridge; another is built from wide planks...
First Ever Burger Week! →
Our friends at Eater.com just started their first ever Burger Week, where they’ll be sitting down with some of the city’s biggest (and smallest) burger suppliers in their week long contest to determine, once and for all, who serves the best burger in NYC. We can take advantage of their hard work during our Lunch Hour as they’ve asked five of their favorite restaurants that...
SunFest 2011 →
Florida’s uber-huge music & art festivals where you can enjoy 5 days of live music from such performers as Earth, Wind & Fire, Styx and Neon Trees along with art offerings, wine tastings, fireworks and much more. SunFest 2011 Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach April 27th through May 1st
Easter Sunday Brunch & Polo Match →
Celebrate Easter this year with a delicious buffet-style brunch, mimosas, a chocolate fountain, a fun Easter Egg Hunt and an exciting Polo match between the USA and South Africa. Don’t miss out on all the activities during the First Annual International Weekend. International Polo Club Palm Beach 3667 120th Avenue South, Wellington, FL Sunday, April 24th, 11am-5pm Tickets: Adults...
Where to Find a Very British Breakfast →
Getting ready for the Royal Wedding? Bangers, black pudding, salt-cured loin bacon, fried eggs, grilled tomato, baked beans and grilled mushrooms all together on a plate are what you want. Our friends at The New York Times track down the best venues in New York to celebrate William & Kate’s nuptials first thing in the morning.
Easter Dining Options →
Nothing says Easter like spending time at home, surrounded by family and friends. Except, of course, dining out surrounded by family and friends, enjoying the peace of mind that comes with knowing that nobody has to get up from the table to serve the dessert course or do the dishes. Check out these dining out options put together by 27East.com.
Brooklyn Watches →
Created by David Sokosh in his Brooklyn studio using restored vintage pocket watch movements. The classically inspired designs combine these vintage movements with contemporary cases, dials, hands and straps. Brooklyn Watches are all are powered by a manual wind pocket watch movements which never need batteries and are larger than average wrist watches. David and his Brooklyn Watches can be...
Deerfield Beach Wine and Food Festival →
With the cool Intracoastal waters as the backdrop, this intimate festival will give you a unique up-close and personal experience of tasting dishes from South Florida’s Top 40 Chefs as well learning from the masters themselves during their cooking demonstrations. Stroll down the chef’s tables, feel the balmy breeze and savor the excitement as the sun sets and the evening ascends while ...
MEATSTEAK IS DEAD →
This show tells the story of four friends who are horribly murdered, and must find out the hard way what fate awaits them in the mysterious (and wacky!) afterlife. Will they remain friends forever… or be tor…n asunder by their wicked ways? With a mix of stage performance and video segments, MEATSTEAK IS DEAD is filled with laughter, action, suspense, romance, more laughter and...
Serena Altschul visits the house that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald’s great American novel “The Great Gatsby” to discuss its storied past with owner Bert Brodsky and what may become of the land after the house is knocked down having being beaten beyond repair by the Long Island sound. (via CBS News)
Wine & Jazz in the Gardens →
Enjoy a fabulous evening at the American Orchid Society sipping wine and listening to live Jazz by the fountains. Take a leisurely strolling through the amazing Tropical & Botanical Gardens and extraordinary greenhouse, which are both filled with blooming and fragrant orchids. One night only - APril 21, 2011! Admission for the evening is $25 for non-members and $20 for members with...
The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store →
Brooklyn’s Superhero Supply company is often mistaken for a hardware store, but actually houses shelves of fun things like cans of Courage, Gumption, invisibility paint, and tools to help you scale walls. A mock seriousness to the store, paired with the Willy Wonka-like fantasy world, creates a delightful place to explore and play. The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store 372 Fifth Avenue, Park...
ScratchBread Bakery →
Find them at the Brooklyn Flea or at locations around the city. You must try the Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate!
Unraveling Methode Champenoise →
Sparkling Point presents, as part of their April Barrel Tasting Month, a unique opportunity to taste the Unreleased 2007 Brut Sparkling Wine Before the Dosage as well as the Finished 2007 Brut Sparkling Wine After the Dosage. You’ll also enjoy a tour of their brand new tank room and cellar and finish it all off with a wine a cheese reception. Sparkling Point 39750 County Road 48,...
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Be On the Lookout for this Truck →
Coming soon to the streets of NYC & the Hamptons is the LA-based company CoolHaus, which serves up “hand made ice cream sandwiches in edible wrappers” from their pimped out truck! Marrying creativity and sustainability, CoolHaus pushes the boundaries of sweet and savory by featuring unique ice cream flavors that you can’t get anywhere else. Feeling adventurous? Try the Brown...
10 Things to Do with Peeps →
Name any food out there, and it can probably be Peepsified. That doesn’t mean it should, but it always makes for an entertaining afternoon. In our experience, it’s worth it if only for the reaction from people who witness the Peepsperimentation. They either have a really large grin on their faces, or a look of horror. Seriouseats.com compiled the best from Peeps Week 2009 and...
Small Batch Brewery Tour →
The curious, interested and thirsty can have their chance to visit The Brooklyn Brewery during the work week. The Small Batch Brewery Tours are reservation-only and limited to 25 people ($8 per person). Things get going promptly at 5pm with a guided tasting of 4 different Brooklyn beers. The guide will then take you on a 30-45 min tour of the facilities. To reserve your spot email...
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CITY BREATHS: Store Front: New York's Disappearing... →
citybreaths: Ideal Hoisery, Grand Street at Ludlow, Manhattan (2004) Great article at Brainpickings about the displacement that comes with gentrification. In Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York, photographer duo James and Karla Murray bring the same lens of retrostalgia to New…
Vines & Canines Vineyard Walks →
Bring your dogs down and enjoy a nice walk through the vineyards of Martha Clara with winemaker Juan Micieli-Martinez. A donation of a non-perishable pet food item is required for admission and will be donated to select animal shelter foundations. Martha Clara Vineyards 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead Saturday, April 9th at 11am (& other Weekends throughout the Spring)
TurtleFest 2011 →
Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the surrounding Loggerhead Park are hosting the 8th Annual TurtleFest, a day-long family fun festival, complete with a Global Village, live music, educational presentations, activities for children, and more. New this year, the Global Village will offer a multi-cultural escape where guests can tour seven regions of the world, learning about the sea turtles...
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MetroCard Collages by Nina Boesch →
subwayart: How many things could you possibly do with a 2 inch x 3.25 inch piece of plastic that has a single intended purpose? This a question I ask myself over and over while performing research for Subway Art blog. Of course I am talking about about the ubiquitous MetroCard. Just when I…
Friday Night Flights →
Looking for a place to go on Friday after work to enjoy a nice glass of wine and a little live piano music in a relaxed atmosphere? We recommend visiting Castello di Borghese for their Friday Night Flights! Castello di Borghese 14150 County Road 48, Cutchogue Fridays from 5 - 7:30pm
Why Buy? You Can Spend Tons Renting →
“New York by Gehry” — along with a dozen other new large-scale luxury rental buildings that have gone on the market in the last year — is testing the limits of the price renters will pay for what developers call “aspirational living.” Even in a city not known for restraint when it comes to displays of wealth and status the properties — with their tens of thousands of square...
Long Island Restaurant Week! →
The first spring Long Island Restaurant Week started on April 3rd and ends on the 10th, so there’s still plenty of time to head out east and get a three course prix fixe meal for only $24.95. Check out the list of participating restaurants. We might try and get out to The North Fork Table & Inn to sample James Beard nominated Chef Hayden’s progressive American menu. The North...
April Rains →
“April Showers Bring May Flowers” is the saying, but it’s hard to think of the benefits when you’re sloshing through the rainy streets. We try to avoid the rain at all costs. However, in an urban setting there is a certain atmosphere and mood that lends itself to all kinds of interesting possibilities. It’s a great equalizer and injects a different energy to the...
Brooklyn Hard Candy →
Like millions of good ideas, Brooklyn Hard Candy was dreamed up over several drinks one night. But unlike most booze-fueled enterprises, this one has more than enough cred to back it up. The joint product of Le Cordon Bleu grads Danny Mowles (also the executive chef at NYC’s The Roger Smith Hotel) and Nathan Panum, the pair set out to create something distinctly Brooklyn and ...
BREAKING: MTA Approves In-Car Subway Food Cart... →
In a move that has stunned commuter advocacy groups across New York City, the MTA today approved a move that will allow the city’s street food vendors to serve hot food and snacks INSIDE selected carriages across their subway network. The plan will go into effect immediately, with Danny Meyer’s Shake Shack being the first vendor to serve burgers, fries and ice cream on the West...