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Who We Are: CupQuakes is a recently opened small cupcakery (cupcake bakery) operating in the heart of Brooklyn. CupQuakes only bakes cupcakes. No muffins, no cookies, no large cakes. We do not want to spread ourselves too thin, therefore our only focus in on cupcakes so that our customers can get...

Brunch at Autour Du Monde As New Yorkers know, its not difficult to find a decent restaurant for brunch.  However, the  difficult part is attempting to find a good restaurant that doesn't have at least a thirty minute wait and one that is not over crowded.  Well Autour Du Monde at...

With international radio hits such as “Took the Night” by Chelly, “You and I,” and “Feel Free,” the Atlantic Recording Artist, Ricky Blaze, is the hottest artist to hit the Crossover market. This young talent is stamping his name in the music world. At the tender age of 17, Ricky Blaze was just...

Fat BuddhaIf you're looking for a simple yet happening lounge/restaurant/club environment in the city then I would suggest Fat Buddha. There are a lot of Asian inspired and Asian fusion establishments in the city, but Fat Buddha is not pretentious like most of those other locales. In fact, Fat...

From the days of Shakespeare to the romantic ramblings of Chaucer to the powerful lessons of Maya Angelo; poetry is arguably the most expressive oral art form there is. Poetry has the ability to advance freedom, invoke spirituality, bring out our most carnal instincts; basically when a poem is heard or performed the...

After taking home the Best Reggae Album Grammy for 'Before the Dawn' last night, Buju Banton is back to fighting for his freedom. Banton was tried last year on charges of conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine, and aiding and abetting the possession of a firearm, but the case was...

Saturdays excluded; Sundays optional. Beverages, gratuities and taxes are not included. Offers not valid on February 14.As the country’s first-ever restaurant week, NYC Restaurant Week debuted in 1992 when it was developed as a one-time culinary event to welcome the Democratic National Convention (DNC) to the City. Though created to...

Ember Room 647 9th Avenue (bet 45th & 46th Streets)The opening of Ember Room Restaurant proved to be a successful event. It was a packed house with representatives from syndicated magazines such as Good HouseKeeping, Food & Wine, Bon Apetit and of course Lifeofthecity.com. It wasn't a surprise to see all...

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A Taste Of Tant's Couples Bar & Grill (9253 Church Avenue bet E 95th & 96th) SATURDAYS ONLY (noon to 8pm) 347-879-4395 OR 718-930-5681This weekend I had the pleasure of having some truly authentic West Indian food. Every Saturday, at Couples Bar & Grill (noon to 8pm), a "Taste of Tant's" is available for...

Chinatown Brasserie 380 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012 212-533-7000 http://www.chinatownbrasserie.com/The first stop for Restaurant Week was the lovely & elegant Chinatown Brasserie. As you walk in, all the oriental Chinese decor takes you aback. This restaurant is truly impressive. Their Restaurant Week menu offers 4 courses: an appetizer, dim sum, an entree & a...

IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress/Manger Contact:Marie TheodoreMariedrivenpr@gmail.comCell:646.529.9349New York, NY—January 24, 2011—It’s official, Brooklyn’s own DJ Magic of Funk MasterFlex’s Big Dawg Pitbulls has been named an official DJ of HOT 97 and will be the station's premiere disc jockey every first Saturday from 2AM to 4AM.From the 70's to...

NYC Restaurant Week® is New York City’s original dining celebration.As the country’s first-ever restaurant week, NYC Restaurant Week debuted in 1992 when it was developed as a one-time culinary event to welcome the Democratic National Convention (DNC) to the City. Though created to appeal to delegates and other DNC...

Ginger + Liz : The Hottest Color Collection in TownGinger + Liz Colour Collection is the new buzzworthy brand of vegan-friendly and toxin-free nail lacquer with a growing legion of fashionista and celebrity fans alike. The company was created by model/author S. Liz Pickett and entrepreneur H. Ginger Johnson. Ginger...