Frequent Tip Sheet readers are well acquainted with our love for Sycamore Bar, a flowershop/bar on the stretch of Cortelyou Road that competes with just about any other couple of blocks in the city in terms of great restaurants and bars. Tuesday’s mezcal tasting is the second of Sycamore’s four-part Winter Spirits Tasting Series and provides the opportunity to learn about tequila’s increasingly popular and more sippable cousin from two guest distillers, El Buho and Fidencio. Tickets are $25 and can be reserved here, and snacks will be provided. As luck would have it, if you find yourself still hungry (or you need to act fast to stave off a hangover), you are just a few steps away from some of our favorite dinner spots, like The Farm on Adderley, Purple Yam, and the Castello Plan.
Thinking about ditching your monthly cable bill? Have a Roku, but wondering if there’s something better out there? With Amazon’s recent introduction of Fire TV, a little black box that allows you to stream video, listen to music and even play games, there are now enough players in the $99-device-that-will-free-you-from-cable market for it to become crowded and […]
Dear Holly, I recently started a quarterly magazine geared toward women. It’s on its ninth issue and readership has been steadily increasing, which is great. I still can’t fully support myself on it yet, but I’m definitely getting closer to that goal. I know people keep saying that print is dying, and it’s all about […]
The world is awash in recipes and restaurant reviews, celebrity chefs and cooking smackdowns, but for substantial discussions about food culture, The Food Book Fair fills a serious niche in the food world. From April 25-27, the fair returns to The Wythe Hotel with creative panels and parties like the Food Book Slam, where our favorite […]
Mon April 21, 2014If you’ve ever been out to dinner with a teacher, particularly a New York City public school teacher, then you know that their hours in the classroom are storytelling gold, from unruly students to irascible administrators. The long-form fans at Narratively produce a variety of stories around a theme each week, and […]
Our pal Tom Shillue has been showing up on The Tonight Show on a semi-regular basis as part of Jimmy Fallon’s barbershop quartet, and some of his buddies from the show are starting to be regulars on Funny Story at Brooklyn Brewery. Take Dion Flynn for example–he’s their go-to Barack Obama, and a regular player […]