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Posts in December 2014

Have a High Seas Holiday at the Greatest Pirate Holiday Spectacularrr

  December 23, 2014  //  Greatest Pirate Holiday Spectacularrr

Ahoy, mateys! Put on your fanciest eye patch and dust off your tricorn hat, because it’s time you got some arr and arr! We know Talk Like a Pirate Day was back in September, but we’re breaking out the dialect for just a little bit to talk about a holiday show only a landlubber would…

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Shred the Worst of 2014 at Good Riddance Day

  December 22, 2014  //  Good Riddance Day, Uncategorized

Everyone has rotten memories from this last year. We’re not even talking about massive, terrible memories from such things as illnesses or tragedies. Maybe the love of your life blew off a date by telling you he had to go wash his cat. Could be, you took a ferry other than Seastreak and are still…

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Slurp Up Fantastic Soup at Ivan Ramen

  December 19, 2014  //  Ivan Ramen/Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop

Ramen is infamous for being cheaper than dirt, but much better tasting. You might get sick of the handful of spice-packet flavors available in your grocery store (especially if your diet’s been heavy on these squiggly noodles), but ramen has much more to offer as a meal. Hungry diners who’d like to find out all…

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Dig Into Creative Cuisine at élan

  December 18, 2014  //  élan

The English language has plenty of words, but it doesn’t always have a term that conveys exactly what you mean. This is particularly true when discussing complicated or deep states of being. For those, we turn to other language. Consider the term “élan”. With just one word, the French language conveys a broad concept. It…

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Celebrate the Holidays with the Whos at “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

  December 17, 2014  //  How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Uncategorized

Hating Christmas automatically qualifies you as a social outcast. Just as the green guy up above Whoville. The poor fellow has the noisiest neighbors in all the world, especially when the calendar flips over to the holiday season. There he is, struggling with a heart condition (it’s two sizes too small), while the people down…

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Traditions Mingle This Weekend with Solstice, Christmas, and Hanukkah Festivities

  December 16, 2014  //  Solstice, Christmas and Hanukkah Festivities

One of the best things about the holiday season is the diversity in celebrations, as people from all backgrounds and cultures bring their traditions out for sharing. New York is a city blessed with a vibrant array of individuals, and everyone has their own way of making merry! This week, you can treat yourself to…

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Bust Out Your Hideous Knitwear for the Ugly Sweater Charity Run

  December 15, 2014  //  Ugly Sweater Charity Run

In the darkest depths of closets everywhere lurk ugly sweaters. It seems like everyone has at least one knitted atrocity hiding in a drawer or clothing storage bin. Frequently, they’re gifts one can’t get rid of without causing an important family personage great offense. Other times, they’re like a terrible hangover: you wake up the…

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Seastreak Shuttle Bus Goes to Atlantic Highlands

  December 12, 2014  //  Uncategorized, Weekend Shuttle Bus to Atlantic Highlands

Seastreak Shuttle Bus Goes to Atlantic Highlands New York is the City That Never Sleeps, but now and then, some of us might like to catch a nap. Others would love a change of scenery, but don’t want to go too far or spend too much. Weekend wanderers, Seastreak has your back. Now you can…

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Hear Christmas Favorites with a Twist at Concerts This Weekend

  December 11, 2014  //  Christmas Concerts

It’s a big weekend in New York! The holiday spirit is running us all over, leaving reindeer hoofprints and sleigh marks on our backs in their wake. This weekend, enjoy a slightly different spin on Christmas music at one of these holiday concerts! Hear your old favorites in a whole new way at the Unsilent…

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Wine and Excellent Cuisine Await at Bacchanal

  December 10, 2014  //  Bacchanal

Some words conjure up immediate and vivid mental imagery. (And sometimes, that’s really unfortunate. What has been seen by the mind’s eye cannot be unseen.) One such word is “bacchanal”. People picture shirtless men with sculpted torsos and nymphs toting around grapes, and a raucous party soaked in wine. A restaurant in the Bowery hopes…

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