Refreshing Gin Cocktails for Summer

Bar Belly's Frederico Avila shares his riffs on three classics

As each season brings a new booze fad or renaissance, gin remains a summer cocktail classic. Frederico Avila from the Lower East Side’s Bar Belly agrees, and has shared some of his recipes for super-fresh gin drinks this season. From his take on the classic French 75 to his zesty Lady Winser, Avila’s drinks are made using homemade syrups and infused gins, ensuring they taste …

AriZona Iced Tea’s “Great Buy 99” NYC Pop-Up

Celebrating 25-years of business with bright, nostalgic design and limited edition products you can't drink

For more than 25 years Arizona Iced Tea has been a staple in grocery stores, delis and bodegas in the US and increasingly in countries in Europe and Asia. Its 99-cent tall can has accrued a devout following and frequently appeals to early ’90s nostalgia. To celebrate it all, the family-owned, NY-based brand has launched their largest marketing effort in the company’s history—not a difficult …

Le Fizz Cocktails at the Cannes Film Festival

Grey Goose serves up a variation on its bottle and hosts celebratory drinks at a villa in the picturesque hills

Every classic cocktail comes along with stories of its advent and those that have sipped it across the last century—and then some. Le Fizz, and its siblings Le Grand Fizz and Le Grand Fizz Croisette, aren’t historic yet. Combined, they’ve got under a decade of exposure, drawn from the world of cinema where they’re primarily served. And with the Cannes Film Festival underway, the maker …

MONK Provisions’ Handcrafted Drinking Botanicals

Tasty cannabis-infused beverages that offer a variety of effects and dosages

Made with wellness in mind, MONK Drinking Botanicals are THC- and CBD-infused elixirs that are handcrafted using only the best sustainably-sourced herbs, terpenes and freshly pressed juices. Available in a variety of dosage options and cannabinoid combination, the shrubs and juices are made with organic ingredients and aim to help ease pain, inflammation, anxiety and even convulsions. As promised, the CBD-only infused beverages don’t create …

Buffalo’s Lakeward Spirits Craft Distillery

Repurposing the 115-year-old Barrel Factory for a spirituous operation

Buffalo continues to reclaim the grandeur of its past in ways both accessible and exciting—a benefit to its residents and an invitation to those drawn to the western New York city and its surrounding region. No example carries quite as many moving parts as The Barrel Factory, a 115-year-old factory of brick and wood in the historic Old First Ward neighborhood. Much can be said …