NYC’s Best Holiday Cocktails Illustrated

Artist Paul Tuller captures the essence of seasonal mixed drinks from 10 different venues

The holidays provide ample inspiration for those in all fields to test their craft—bartenders included. This season, dozens of our favorite NYC bars and restaurants adorned their cocktail menus with the unexpected. This extends beyond a dash of maple or cinnamon, and frequently defies the traditional palate expectations. Two of NYC’s best mixed drinks venues have both converted to winter wonderlands—Boilermaker adopting the name Sippin’ …

Iconic NYC Buildings in the Desert

In a mesmerizing series, former agency director and now hands-on designer Anton Repponen takes recognizable (some iconic) structures and places them in barren landscapes. The result is entirely familiar and surreal at the same time. From the United Nations headquarters sitting in the middle of a desert, 8 Spruce Street (aka New York By Gehry) on a sand dune to the Guggenheim Museum on a …

Lower Manhattan’s Best New East Side Bars

From a tiki bar with a view to a subterranean treasure, five new places worth visiting

Even as favor switches from neighborhood to neighborhood, it’s possible to find a good bar just about anywhere in New York City. However, it just so happens that right now a slew of well-designed hotspots with excellent drink options have opened across lower Manhattan’s east side—most within walking distance from one another. Whether you’re looking for a subterranean treasure or an outdoor bar with stunning …