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August 2018

How-To Make Rosette Soffiate: A Rosetta Bread Rolls Recipe

2018-08-08T16:11:29+00:00

Rosette soffiate rolls are puffed bread that challenge even skilled bakers. However, if you desire the fun Italian panino, you can use this as an opportunity to explore the many ways you can use this type of bread roll. Not only is the rosetta roll ideal for fillings but due to it’s hollow center, the [...]

How-To Make Rosette Soffiate: A Rosetta Bread Rolls Recipe2018-08-08T16:11:29+00:00

Step Foot Into Old Hollywood at George’s at Kaufman

2018-08-08T14:51:13+00:00

Astoria is home to some serious movie magic. Productions like Sesame Street, Orange is the New Black, Nurse Jackie, and Blue Bloods, have all been created right here at Kaufman Astoria Studios. Maybe you’ve heard of the studio itself, but if you haven’t visited George’s restaurant next door at 35-11 35th Ave you’re missing out! George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studios [...]

Step Foot Into Old Hollywood at George’s at Kaufman2018-08-08T14:51:13+00:00

July 2018

Top 5 Trending Modern Jazz Musicians

2018-07-24T11:20:54+00:00

Jazz musicians include legendary names like that of Miles David, John Coltrane and Nat King Cole. These are some of the most famous jazz musicians but today a new face of jazz is emerging. With a refreshing new way to break out of classic American jazz, artists are creating something unlike anything before. Here are [...]

Top 5 Trending Modern Jazz Musicians2018-07-24T11:20:54+00:00

A Kiss for Cinderella: The Play & The Movie

2018-07-18T15:52:12+00:00

A Kiss for Cinderella is more than just a child’s fantasy. The name is actually referring to a silent film produced in 1925. Directed by Herbert Brenon, the film stars Betty Bronson, Esther Ralston, and Tom Moore. The story is based on a 1916 play in which Cinderella, a servant girl who believes in fairies [...]

A Kiss for Cinderella: The Play & The Movie2018-07-18T15:52:12+00:00

June 2018

George S. Kaufman – American Playwright and Journalist

2018-06-25T13:24:22+00:00

By Britannica George S. Kaufman, (born Nov. 16, 1889, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.—died June 2, 1961, New York, N.Y.), American playwright and journalist, who became the stage director of most of his plays and musical comedies after the mid-1920s. He was the most successful craftsman of the American theatre in the era between World Wars I [...]

George S. Kaufman – American Playwright and Journalist2018-06-25T13:24:22+00:00

3 Classic Cocktails of the Prohibition Era (Plus DIY Recipes)

2018-06-25T13:09:22+00:00

The Golden age of cocktails during the 1920’s-30’s was when drinks like the Martini and Daiquiri were created. It is also when liquor was illegal and of course, because the prohibition of alcohol was strictly enforced, cocktails had to be served at speakeasies. These underground bars were the birthplace of some of today’s most infamous [...]

3 Classic Cocktails of the Prohibition Era (Plus DIY Recipes)2018-06-25T13:09:22+00:00

Mochi and Pastries by Day, Cocktails by Night in the West Village

2018-06-14T15:12:47+00:00

By Florence Fabricant Headliner LA MAISON DE MAKOTO This dessert shop and lounge, LMDM for short, was announced with some fanfare last fall as Philippe Conticini, the Parisian chef and baker, was to be involved. No more. The owners, Andrea Rodrik, a 21-year-old Swiss-Turkish entrepreneur who has strong opinions about fine baked goods, and the consultant Omar [...]

Mochi and Pastries by Day, Cocktails by Night in the West Village2018-06-14T15:12:47+00:00

Astoria Street Fairs in June & July 2018

2018-07-03T12:49:43+00:00

New York street fairs include all of the best things the city has to offer. The warm summer months create ideal conditions for taking in the sights, sounds and of course the weather of New York’s outdoors. In Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and Astoria, pedestrians of all kinds including meanderer’s, strollers and gawkers take in amusing [...]

Astoria Street Fairs in June & July 20182018-07-03T12:49:43+00:00

New York City Jazz History

2018-06-01T16:14:06+00:00

If New Orleans is credited with being the birthplace of jazz, the "Windy City" with further spreading it throughout America, then we can safely say that New York is responsible for refining it and making it a worldwide recognized musical genre and phenomenon. New York City is still considered the capital of the jazz, with [...]

New York City Jazz History2018-06-01T16:14:06+00:00

May 2018

Most famous Kaufman Astoria Studios Movies

2018-05-23T16:47:28+00:00

With a history spanning almost 100 years, The Kaufman Astoria Studios has been part of some of the most brilliant and famous projects in the film industry. It rose to prominence while it was home to Paramount Pictures during the silent era of filmmaking in the twenties, and it still represents an important establishment for [...]

Most famous Kaufman Astoria Studios Movies2018-05-23T16:47:28+00:00
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