New resort opens in the Catskill Mountains.
The city that never sleeps is meeting its tourism growth with more hotels.
Meetings Well Done
Atop the new Pod Brooklyn is RFTP, a bar and lounge with views of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood and the Manhattan skyline. Much like the Pod Hotels brand, RFTP is modern, minimal and cool. With a zinc bar and cushioned wooden “banquettes,” the space can host private events for up to 200 guests.
—1.5 oz. Hendrick’s Gin
The ILEA New York Metro Chapter’s Big Apple Celebration on June 19 reflected on its 30 years as a chapter and also looked to the future. Held at the Bank at Manhattan Center, the newest event space at The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel, chapter awards and the Hall of Legends Award were handed out as well as the installation of the 2018-19 officers.
A Times Square landmark makes dropping the ball (for planners) impossible.
—2 ½ ounces Dubonnet Red
—1 ounce Elijah Craig bourbon
—1 ½ ounce triple sec
—1 dash Angostura bitters
Stir all ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange zest.
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» 2 oz. Greenhook Ginsmith
» .5 oz. Carpano Bianco Vermouth
» .5 oz. Carpano Antica Vermouth
» 29 ml orange juice
» 1 ml Peychaud’s bitters
» 2 dashes lavender bitters
Glass: Coupe glass
Garnish: orange wedge and Luxardo cherries
Add all ingredients to cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain. Garnish and enjoy