No one looks good exercising under the unflattering glare of fluorescent lighting. No one. The good news is that the “cardio party” is in, bringing wild lights to the forefront and your sweaty appearance to the back of everyone’s mind.
“I love a good light show!” says Tomas Mikuzis, a SoulCycle instructor. “All you need is a black light, disco ball and candle light and you’re set.”
Mikuzis,... » more
In Catalonia, Spain, the beloved symbol of spring is the calçot, a relative of the spring onion, leek or scallion. SoHo hotspot Back Forty West is hosting the traditional Catalon festival Calçotada. Guests will chomp on grilled baby leeks in honor of the calçot, which are dipped in romesco sauce and eaten with the hands. Back Forty West, 70 Prince St., May 7, 6:30-9 p.m., $100 includes food, rosé,... » more
The once innocent juice cleanse craze has recently undergone a bad-girl (or guy) makeover. Now, you can find the fresh, seasonal ingredients of an artisan smoothie mixed with a handcrafted specialty cocktail.
“Ingredients simply taste better when they’re seasonal, which holds just as true in a cocktail,” said Wolfgang Ban, co-owner of The Third Man in Alphabet City. Including Ban’s bar, here... » more
Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann shooting a scene for their upcoming comedy "The Other Woman" at Stone Street Tavern in the Financial District
"A Case of You" co-stars Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood "having a blast" during a dinner with pals at Isola Trattoria and Crudo Bar at Mondrian Soho
Katrina Bowden getting highlights at midtown's Eiji Salon... » more
New York's distilleries are going black-tie.
Twenty-four of the state's small alcoholic beverage companies will participate in the Manhattan Cocktail Classic's Opening Night Gala on Friday, May 17th, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday.
The Classic is an annual celebration of the culture of cocktails that includes more than 100 events across five days in three boroughs. The event this... » more
It was father-son day in the Big Apple for the Robert Downeys.
In town promoting "Iron Man 3," Robert Downey Jr. had a lighthearted lunch with papa Robert Downey Sr. at Park Avenue Spring this week.
"Spirits were high and they were joking around throughout lunch," a spy dished.
The pair, who had security in tow, ordered skirt steak and salads.... » more
Back in September, postseason hockey wasn’t a guarantee. But after a late start and a 48-game schedule, 16 teams are left to compete for Lord Stanley’s Cup. The Rangers and Islanders are among them, but none of the Eastern Conference first-round series begin until Wednesday. Three series begin in the Western Conference Tuesday night. Here’s our take:
No. 1 Chicago Blackhawks (36-7-5, 77 pts)... » more
Michael Shannon is a funny guy.
You might not believe that given his proclivity for strange, scary characters -- everyone from the schizophrenic John Givings in "Revolutionary Road" to Prohibition agent Nelson Van Alden on "Boardwalk Empire" and real-life mob killer Richard Kuklinski in the new flick "The Iceman" -- but it's true.
You can see Shannon's sense... » more
The day was bound to arrive sooner or later.
After rumors of several current NFL players considering coming out as gay, it was the NBA’s Jason Collins who stepped out Monday.
It’s a huge deal in the world of sports for a male athlete still pursuing a professional playing career in one of the four major leagues to announce his homosexuality, but the climate is changing. Some day, it won’t... » more
Tim Tebow’s short tenure as a Jet has come to an unceremonious end, as the team released the backup QB and media sensation after a year in which he rarely played.
“We have a great deal of respect for Tim Tebow,” head coach Rex Ryan said in a statement Monday. “Unfortunately, things did not work out the way we all had hoped. Tim is an extremely hard worker, evident by the shape he came back... » more