March 12th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
Long Island City residents, meet your one-stop hangout for all things caffeinated and boozy (and baked good-ish), the spanking-new Sweetleaf on Center Boulevard. That’s right, Freddy (aka Al) Arundel and Rich Nieto, the bandmates, buddies, and brothers-in-law behind LIC’s incomparable Jackson Avenue Sweetleaf have teamed up with cocktail rockstar Richard Boccato of the equally incomparable Dutch Kills so that you can indulge in all of your favorite vices, day and night, without ever having to get up from your cafe lounge/bar stool.
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March 7th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
Contemporary art lovers, get ready to be completely overwhelmed! This week is once again NYC Armory Arts Week 2013. The Armory Show and related fairs around the city is one of my favorite end-of-winter rituals. The event welcomes thousands of artists, galleries, and art dealers from all over the planet to our beautiful city, bringing with them more art than you could possibly look at in a month, much less the two or three days you’ll likely be able to devote to the spectacle. And it’s all over town this year, with massive … Read More »
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March 5th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
Taking over an old warehouse along Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Headscapes: A Brain Storm of Installations is a wonderfully energetic art show that asks that most elusive question: where within themselves do artists find their creative inspiration? And, most relevant, what does it look and feel like once they’re there? Of course, it’s an exhibition concept that could have a million different iterations, depending upon whom you ask to contribute. But when its a bunch of independent, self-organized young Brooklyn artists doing the answering, it looks like, well… it looks like THIS.
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New York City life is musical. From the infamous Theater District on Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, to the legendary Webster Hall and The Bitter End of the East Village, NYC is where music enthusiasts and performers alike call home. Whether you want to relive the Harlem Renaissance or walk in Bob Dylan’s footsteps, musical influence can be found on every New York City corner.
New York City life is culinary. Home to restaurants owned by world class chefs like Daniel Boloud and Marcus Samuelsson, New York City’s culinary assets surpass that of all major cities. Whether you’re it’s the freshly prepared ramen of Koreatown you crave, or Little Italy’s hearty bowls of pasta, New York City life is a foodie’s oasis.
New York City life is professional. Labeled Silicon Alley after San Francisco’s Silicon Valley, New York City is home to numerous technology companies. Google and Facebook both have a second home in NYC, while Etsy and Meetup built their empires from the ground-up on these bustling streets. Let’s not forget prestigious institutions like the New York Times, as well as top financial firms that include Goldman Sachs and Ernst & Young. New York City life is full of opportunities for professionals in every industry.
New York City life is cultural. Whether you are interested in the urban street art oasis known as 5 Pointz, or you find solace at the New York Public Library, New York City’s culture is both rich and all-encompassing. The Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Opera House and countless festivals call New York City home.
New York City life is leisurely. Visit Central Park for a stroll in the summertime. Strap on some roller skates for a few round on the roller rink at the High Line. Lace up your ice skates in the winter for a night on moonlit evening at Bryant Park’s ice rink. No matter the season, New York City life has something to offer every member of the family.
New York City life is social. New York City’s nightlife is just one of the ways in which residents can get out and mingle with the local crowd. Whether you are new in town or have lived in NYC your whole life, there are 8 million strangers in the city–each with their own unique story. With countless social organizations, meetup groups and hobby clubs, you’re never alone in New York City.