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Queen of the Night NYC: Decadent Dinner Theater Like None Other

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Nestled inside the heart of New York’s historic Diamond Horseshoe nightclub, ensconced below the infamous Paramount Hotel, is the wickedly entertaining Queen of the Night adult dining experience that’ll captivate your imagination and engage your senses while titillating your taste buds. This multi-sensory sensation is a mélange of hedonistic delights that offers a decidedly unexpected dinner theater adventure in the ... Read More »

Excitement-Inducing Holiday Gifts for Kids

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The holiday season is all about the spirit of giving, and there’s no greater joy than presenting a child with a gift and observing the excitement spread across his or her face. Indeed, watching a kid’s eyes to light up while unwrapping a present is a gift unto itself. Here are some cool gift ideas to ensure a young recipient ... Read More »

Must Have Holiday Gifts for the Man Cave

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It’s said that a man’s home is his castle, which would make his “man cave” his lair where he can enjoy a reprieve from the pressures of daily life, watch sports and other television or movies in peace and generally relax in a space he can call his very own—and decorate accordingly. Man caves also offer an abundance of gifting ... Read More »

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Names ‘Chef of the Fest’ 2015



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Aron Schwartz, executive chef at Marina Kitchen ensconced within San Diego’s Marriott Marquis Hotel, came away with the highly coveted “Chef of the Fest” title at the 2015 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival that took place November 16-22. Chef Schwartz wowed judges with a delicious bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin dish, served with purslane and aji chili vinaigrette, during the ... Read More »

Practical Holiday Gifts with an Attention-Getting Twist

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Like millions of others you may frantically be trying to think of a Christmas gift for someone special but your mind is drawing a blank. Keep calm and read on, as we’ve compiled a list of useful, interesting and even unexpected holiday gift ideas—many practical that can be used every day—which may very well fit the bill and foil those ... Read More »

Great Gifts and Gets for Foodies

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If you’re looking for gift ideas for a food and drink-centric friend, co-worker or loved one, you’re in luck as I’ve cooked up a tasty assortment of items that’ll make your holiday shopping a snap. This season offers a veritable cornucopia of clever, inventive and downright delectable products like these sure to satisfy the gift giver and receiver, alike. Kitchen ... Read More »

Hotel Domestique: Homespun Hospitality for Active Travelers

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Nestled within South Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains sits Hotel Domestique, a charming boutique hotel owned by legendary 17-time Tour de France cyclist George Hincapie that’s ideally situated on nearly 30 acres of grounds and vineyards. It’s no wonder this intimate, culturally-styled property attracts active travelers who are not only seeking sophisticated respite away from the hustle-and-bustle-laden tourist traps, but also ... Read More »

This Month’s Sports & Fitness Finds – September 2015

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As an avid, life-long fitness enthusiast, living (and promoting) a healthy lifestyle is of the utmost importance to me. In kind, I’m passionate about sourcing gear and gadget innovations that make participating in sports and fitness endeavors more efficient, effective and enjoyable. So, before you suit up, lace up, ball up or load up for the next tailgate, check out ... Read More »

Savvy Shoppers Put It on Plastiq

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Imagine being able to charge anything you want to your credit card, from a super sporty hot rod to your kid’s college tuition. Or, maybe you want to buy an entire sports team? Hey, you never know. One company—Plastiq—has made this elevated shopping experience a reality. This new and unique service allows you to pay for things with your credit ... Read More »

Gertrude’s Scottsdale Masters the Ingredient-Driven Menu

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Something truly magical happens when the right combination of elements convene at a dining establishment. In the case of Gertrude’s Restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona, this could not ring more true. Not only does the eatery boast an incredible location literally inside the famed Desert Botanical Garden, it also combines fresh seasonal ingredients with culinary par excellence that, all combined, make ... Read More »