Tag Archives: New York Public Library

• Time to make plans for Manhattan Cocktail Classic May 9-13

Time to make plans for Manhattan Cocktail Classic May 9-13

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic, New York’s peerless multi-day celebration of cocktails and culture, today announces the fifth anniversary edition of the festival that will take place on May 9-13, 2014. The five-day festival will once again include the famed opening night Gala at The New York Public Library, dozens upon dozens of spirited events throughout […]

• The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Coming Up. Tix Now On Sale.

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Coming Up. Tix Now On Sale.

The Gala Friday, May 17th The New York Public Library Spanning four floors, two city blocks, and over ten million cubic feet of space, the opening night Gala will once again take over the sprawling main branch of The New York Public Library, filling the mammoth hallways and cavernous arches with music, dancing, merriment, mischief, […]

Didn’t make the Manhattan Cocktail Classic? Read here

Didn’t make the Manhattan Cocktail Classic? Read here

Call it Boozeapalooza. The Manhattan Cocktail Classic (MCC) wrapped up its third edition earlier this week – a 120-hour stretch (more or less) of sipping, sampling, drinking, guzzling and just plain ol’ partying. Launched as something of a rival to Tales of the Cocktail, the decade-old New Orleans spirits-world showcase, the New York event has […]

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• Ah, NYC in May…Don’t Miss The Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Ah, NYC in May…Don’t Miss The Manhattan Cocktail Classic

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic offers more than one hundred events in celebration of cocktails and culture. The annual 5-day event will take place Friday, May 11 to Tuesday, May 15 at various venues in New York City’s five boroughs including the New York Public Library, Raines Law Room, The NoMad Hotel, The Shanty, Pegu Club, […]

• Does knowing the history of your drink improve its taste?

Does knowing the history of your drink improve its taste?

Pick up a drink menu these days and it’s not unusual to find a citation for each cocktail detailing its inventor, its place of origin and year of creation. There might even be a few lines of colorful back story. This can charm and inform, or in the wrong hands, it can be very annoying. […]

• Try it! George Washington’s beer recipe

Try it! George Washington’s beer recipe

Before devoting his time to defeating the British in the Revolutionary War and being the first president of the United States, George Washington enjoyed brewing his own beer. A handwritten recipe for “small beer” created by Washington in 1757, while serving in the Virginia militia, has been published by the New York Public Library. The […]

• Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spirits Named Retailer of the Year

On January 24, 2011 at the historic New York Public Library, the 11th annual Wine Star Awards will be presented by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. On this evening, the country’s most notable and recognized leaders in the wine industry will gather in recognition of industry excellence. This year, Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spirits has been honored with […]