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Best New Hotspots in FiDi and Tribeca + a Chance to Win $250!selenawritesIMG_4894blacktailinterior-1-edit-w1024h682Screen Shot 2016-08-19 at 1.24.19 AMbkgd--eventsgiveaway BLOG POST

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:21:44 +0000

I was recently invited to visit the new Eataly Downtown, a stunning follow-up to Flatiron’s gastronomical ode to Italy. Located on the third floor of World Trade Center 4, the 40,000-square-foot emporium serves up everything you can imagine from freshly-shaved prosciutto to hand-pulled pasta and mozzarella, all while overlooking the 9/11 memorials. Rather than shy away from that […](image)

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 20:00:31 +0000

Whether your summer reading takes place sprawled out on a beach blanket or en route to a far-flung locale, some downtime with a good book is the ultimate exercise in leisure. There’s plenty of literature out there to enlighten your mind while you kick back this summer, but for inspiration to mix up new drinks, check out these […](image)

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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 02:11:12 +0000

Summer is off to a sizzling start in New York, and that means it’s time for some alfresco imbibing. Here are three main events sailing into the city that promise a perfect mix of excellent drinks and buzzing summertime scenes. Tequila y Mezcal Week & Arte Agave June 5 – 10, Bowery Hotel, 335 Bowery. $59 – […](image)

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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 02:05:58 +0000

A good night out can truly be mind-blowing—why not add actual magic to the mix? This appears to be the inspiration behind Cocktail Magic, coming to Weylin B. Seymour’s in Williamsburg on Saturday, March 19. Sip libations from some of the city’s top drinking dens (Clover Club, Death & Co., PDT, Attaboy, Nitecap, among others) plus […](image)

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Cocktail Book Giveaway!selenawrites

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 21:28:24 +0000

Worried Santa’s elves may not have received your wishlist this year? The Dizzy Fizz wants to make sure you get a little something for yourself, besides the usual eggnog hangover. Now through January 15, 2016, we’ll be giving away signed copies of some of the best spirited books around, while supplies last. Winners can select one (1) […](image)

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Dizzy Recap (with VIDEO): The 6th Annual Holiday Spirits Bazaar!selenawrites© Clay Williams /© Clay Williams /© Clay Williams /© Clay Williams /© Clay Williams /

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 21:58:09 +0000

Holiday Spirits Bazaar — Event Highlights from The Dizzy Fizz on Vimeo. Thanks to Art Basel Miami craziness, I’m a bit late getting this recap to you — but still in time to give you new holiday punch recipes and party inspiration! More than 500 thirsty New Yorkers recently cozied up to ring in the season of […](image)

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The Holiday Spirits Bazaar is Coming to the Bowery Hotel!selenawritesHSB_Final_2014-04

Sun, 08 Nov 2015 21:07:30 +0000

Kick off the season of entertaining with some of the best spirits around at the 6th Annual Holiday Spirits Bazaar on Thursday, November 19 at the Bowery Hotel. Sip your way through an unlimited array of holiday cocktails and punches made by some of NYC’s best bartenders, each competing for the top title in a […](image)

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:46:26 +0000

Still have some last-minute holiday shopping to do? You can always take the tried-and-true route and give all of those cocktail lovers on your list a shiny new bottle for their top shelf. Of course, you might be tempted to keep those kinds of gifts for yourself. Here are some other suggestions for the tipplers […](image)

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