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 …

Three Cocktails from Hong Kong Art Week’s “Room Service”

Artist João Vasco Paiva designs a tropical Absolut Art Bar at Potato Head

Now in its fifth year, Art Basel‘s Hong Kong installment has already impacted Asian artists’ exposure globally, all while bolstering the sale of Western works in new markets. As Art Basel Hong Kong now triggers simultaneous showcases, activations and installations, the art community now respectfully refers to it all as Hong Kong Art Week. It’s one of the most alluring destinations in the worldwide arts …

Holiday Gift Guides 2016: Wine and Booze

A little bit of everything to make an at-home bar truly remarkable

It’s been a good year for wine and spirits. A slew of new or limited edition releases demonstrated the sheer amount of creativity and craftsmanship infusing the industry. It was almost impossible to narrow down a selection of our favorites, but some have been highlighted below and even more live in our Wine and Booze 2016 gift guide, within the BUY section of CH. In …