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Not Your Grandma’s Gramophone

While the hipsters may be saving record stores around the county with their rediscovery of the vinyl, you can now one-up your Brooklyn friends and play them the artists of the best musical era, the way they were meant to be heard— on a gramophone. You know what a gramophone is…right?

10/16/2014

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Dear Irving: A Time Traveler’s Haven

The first things that come to mind when most people hear the words “time travel” is probably the Delorean, awkward oedipal incest, hover craft skate boards… or really anything from Back to the Future. However, for the creative minds who brought us Rains Law Room, it was a more recently fantasy flick— Midnight in Paris.

10/16/2014

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Lovecraft: A Tale Worth Telling

Childhood horror stories: the scary stories you told at sleepovers after sneaking out of the house, eating junk food, and playing practical jokes. Now as an adult (sort of), horror stories are what you tell your friends on Saturday morning after shamefully sneaking out of girl’s apartments, drinking too much alcohol, and making one too many bad decisions.

10/09/2014

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Get Sandy

Long ago were the days of playing in a sandbox and running away from girls with cooties. Even though you’re still running away cootie ridden girls (good call, you don’t want to catch the adult version), we know the days of unlimited playtime have are gone and have since been replaced with sitting in a cubicle staring at a computer screen for hours on end.

10/09/2014

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Flock To Birds & Bubbles This Fall

The saying “opposites attract” may work for you and your honeybuns, but the same cannot always be said when it comes to food and drink. I’m not being a foodist here, but somethings just don’t mix very well. Think lima bean ice cream or spaghetti and milk.

10/02/2014

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3-in-1-Hand Warmer (phone charger and flashlight)

But fear not my freezing friends; I think I’ve found something that might ease your pain, both mentally and physically. With the 3-in-1-handwarmer from Canoe, you can warm up your hands and charge your phone, all while eliminating those long dark nights.

10/02/2014

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Zoom to Zum Schneider

Gentlemen, it’s time to break out the lederhosen. That’s right; a real Oktoberfest is coming to New York, and more specifically to the East River and 23rd Street.

09/25/2014

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Rally for Reichenbach

Beer, bratwurst and bar maids. Yes my friends, Oktoberfest is upon us again, and it’s the best 16 days of the year where you get to rejoice your true (or honorary) German heritage and over indulge in sausage, schnitzel and sauerkraut.

09/25/2014

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Give A Hand For The Handy Liquor Bar

Matt Levine (owner of LES hotspots like Eldridge and Son’s of Essex) confirms his understanding with the amazing, fresh cocktails he offers at his new vintage piano lounge, The Handy Liquor Bar.

09/18/2014

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Speakeasy: The Employees Only Guide to Classic Cocktails Reimagined

Everywhere you look you’re seeing signs for pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin muffins and apple cider. It’s official: autumn has arrived.

09/18/2014

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Join Us For Dinner At The Gander!

09/12/2014

Kilo Bravo

‘Merica: Home of… Kilo Bravo

‘Merica, land of the sandwich and home of the hard stuff.
Meet Kilo Bravo, a new Brooklyn hot spot that’s so American it puts the 4th of July to shame.

09/11/2014

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Gear Up With The Tri Big Play T-Shirt

Cheap beer, buffalo chicken dip, subs, wings… it feels like eons since we’ve been able to sit around and have an excuse to eat great junk. But it’s finally here. That’s right my friends, it’s football season once again.

09/11/2014

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Egg Shop: NYC’s Best New Diner

Back to school means two things: Friday night parties and Saturday morning hangovers.  And if you’ve learned anything this far in your studies, you’ll know the best cure to a hangover is your local BEC.

08/28/2014

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Archermen: Man Spray

Forget about the soap and mops, and simply choose from Archermen’s three manly scents: European Sports Car, Distillery, or Hunting Lodge.

08/28/2014

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