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Moody Portraits of Exquisitely Fragmented Female Forms

Pittsburgh-based artist Mara Light paints intimate portraits of female figures whose faces and bodies are fragmented by the intervention of hazy shadows, textures, and colors. Featuring moody lighting and somber hues, the realistic forms of the women appear to be in the process of deterioration, …

Art

These Botanical Cocktails Are Almost Too Pretty To Drink

The Metropolitan, London hotel’s famous Met Bar, is paying boozy tribute to the upcoming Chelsea Flower Show with a new menu of gorgeous botanical cocktails.<p>As the Royal Horticultural Society prepares for its annual onslaught of 150,000-plus visitors to the Chelsea Flower Show, which kicks off on …

3 Must-See Gallery Shows in New York | Artinfo

With so much to see in New York this summer, Modern Painters’s Wendy Vogel spotlights three shows that stand out from the rest.<p><b>Jay</b> …

Here’s the full SummerStage 2014 lineup

SummerStage is nearly upon us, and as ever, it's a truly epic lineup, with over 100 concerts happening nearly every day from the start of June …

Bittermilk Makes Homemade Cocktails Easier, And Better, Than Ever Before

Making cocktails at home can be intimidating. First you need the right tools, then you need the right shaped ice, and then you need all the right ingredients of course. Even if you're making a simple cocktail, it probably includes at least three ingredients that you wouldn't necessarily just have …

Three Parisian Cocktail Kings Open a Soho Wine Bar

Wine bars are all the rage this year. Even the guys behind Paris and New York's Experimental Cocktail Club are getting in the game.<p>A first look …

This year's Celebrate Brooklyn! lineup looks insane, with St. Vincent, Nickel Creek, Denardo Coleman

Whether you're outside, slogging through the puddles, or inside, staring forlornly at today's deluge, you could probably use a reminder that balmier …

Zagat

The 23 best rooftop bars in NYC

1<p>Bars, Hotel bars<p>Roof at Park Southicon-chevron-right<p>Gotham’s top-notch cocktail haunts come tucked in restaurant basements, stuffed behind unmarked …

Manhattan

Crispy Bits: Where to Find Great Paella, Ranked by Price

If you eat at Gato, you’ll notice that practically every table has kale-and-wild-mushroom paella on it. Bobby Flay is smart to offer an updated …

34 Things Every New Yorker Should Do This Spring

With spring comes a whole new slew of cool cultural events, great food offerings, and classic New York activities.<p>Here are 34 great spring activities that all New Yorkers should do this season.

Macy's

Seasonal Cocktails at Henry, A Liquor Bar

In June 2013, world-renowned bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana (twice named "UK Bartender of the Year") was brought in as the Creative Director for NYC's Henry, A Liquor Bar, which is just above the escalators at the Hudson Hotel. Beginning with their fall cocktail offerings, Chetiyawardana began to …

17 Must-See Spring Art Shows - PAPER

<i>She's Light</i> (Kate Moss) by Chris Levine, part of the RE: DEFINE auction<p>Beginning March 21st, you can go online here and bid on works by over fifty artists to support MTV's <b>Staying Alive Foundation</b> and raise money to fight HIV and AIDS. The third annual <b>RE:DEFINE</b> benefit gala (and the final chance to …

The Cyclist’s Empire: A New Print of the Empire State Building Made from Bicycle Tracks | Colossal

<p>The Cyclist’s Empire is the latest cycling-inspired print from the folks over at 100 Copies who print (as you might have guessed) only 100 copies of …

30 Clever Examples of Negative Space Logos

If done well, negative space logos are an awesome way to make a logo memorable. Negative space is the process of making use of the space around a …

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Get Sexy Summer Arms, Now: Workout with Hannah Davis, Ep. 2

The Hot List: March 2014

How well be spending our weekends, megabytes, and pocket change this month<p>How we'll be spending our weekends, megabytes, and pocket change this month.

Best Hair Dryers: The Top 5 Tools For Your Next Blowout At Home

<i>This list was assembled with data provided by Rank & Style.</i><p>Let's be honest, blow drying your hair can be a huge pain in the ass. Hair dryers can either frizz up your hair even more, or blast air that feels like it's radiating off the sun. Yet, the key to getting the results you want with your …

Sunday Brunch: The Greatest Waffle Recipe Ever

Robyn Lee was the first person to tell me about this waffle recipe, and I don't think it was a coincidence that she told me about it when we were both eating dinner with her friend Greg. Greg emailed Robyn this recipe a while ago, and he found it on this blog, which found it in the <i>Better Homes and</i> …

Don Lee Does More Than Just Seventies Cocktails at Golden Cadillac in NYC

The priorities of 1970s bartenders were, at least by contemporary standards, pretty problematic. Either goosed by too much sweetener or buffeted by heavy-handed pours of shelf-stable fruit juice, drinks that came out of that decade—like the Harvey Wallbanger and Hot Buttery Nipple (it's cloying …

Caprese Garlic Bread

<i>A simple recipe for Caprese Garlic Bread, the best garlic bread you will ever eat!</i><p>Garlic bread has always been a staple in our home. Growing up, my …

5 Cheap And Delicious Dinners To Make This Week

Each recipe serves two hungry people with too much self-respect to survive on ramen and Easy Mac.<p>Your safest bet is to make them all within a week of grocery shopping to ensure that the ingredients stay fresh. It's not the biggest deal if you do it over the course of 10 days or so, but know that …

Logo Design: Negative Space

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Graphic Design

Nikka Whisky From The Barrel

If you live in the States, you'd be hard pressed to find Nikka Whisky From The Barrel. Although the Japanese whiskey brand has six other expressions in the American market (all worth exploring), this particular blend hasn't made its way to bars and liquor stores yet—though you can get it online for …

Awesome Examples Of Business Card Design

Business cards are no longer used just to provide basic information about yourself and your company. Today, more and more companies are using …

Everything You Need To Know This Week On New York's Art Scene

In some (rare) instances, great art has the ability to transport its viewer to another world entirely. Lucky for us, the works in this week's round …