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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...

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...

Lex Lounge and Sushi Bar 511 Lexington Ave at 48th St., New York New York 10017 Telephone: 212-755-4400 Hours: 5pm to midnight dailyI took a trip to the rather hip Lex Lounge and Sushi Bar because of a recommendation from a friend. I was in the neighborhood and felt for some sushi so I found myself...

Morton's, The Steakhouse 551 5th Ave, New York 1001(At 45th St) Phone: (212) 972-3315 http://www.mortons.com/We ended up in Morton's Steakhouse on a weekday for early dinner. I have to admit that I am usually eager to say nice things about a restaurant if either the atmosphere, food or service stands out (and...

Jigga adds 'Buffalo Boss' to his portfolio after investing the popular Brooklyn restaurant Jay-Z has been a boss to many over the years, but being a Buffalo Boss is definitely a first. The Marcy Projects native has invested in the popular chicken wings restaurant Buffalo Boss. Hov isn't alone in his...

Gaby Telephone: 212-354-8844 Location: 44 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036 http://www.gabynyrestaurant.comI ended up at Gaby because my plans for the night fell through and I was starving! I didn't feel like trying some place new so I decided I'd just settle for my favorite restaurant; Gaby. I have been to Gaby...

Aretsky's Patroon 160 East 46th Street New York, NY 10017 (212) 883-7373 www.patroonrestaurant.comMy friend & I had spent the night hanging out & early morning together. Around noon, we needed to have something for lunch & believe it or not we decided on Patroon because in the search on Menupages.com for pricy restaurants "Aretsky's...

The Irish Pub  839 7th Avenue btw 53rd and 54th Streets Tel. 212.66.9364Recently, I met up with a girlfriend of mine who travel often. She happened to be in NYC while I was in NYC but I had already had dinner earlier so we decided to go for a quick drink. We...