" THE MANHATTAN "
* CLASSIC : 2 ounces Rye or Bourbon , 1/2 ounce Sweet Vermouth , Bitters & a Cocktail Cherry !
Soooo NEW YORK , upon arrival that great HUSTLE & BUSTLE , standing in the airport Taxi hub line 30 - 40 people Deep, waiting to catch that ride into Manhattan , blaring from the outdoor speakers ; not only :
" SUPER FREAK " by RICK JAMES the original no Elevator MUZAK !
HERE WE GO ! The race is on !
Yes Sir , to the " ALOFT HOTEL " Please ...
OK throw bags in room & start hitting some liquor serving counter tops / Bars ..............................
1 st stop right downstairs : " WXYZ " Aloft Hotel Bar !
Just having what I call my Bar Water : " CORONA " we already had a " MANHATTAN " & I'm just getting started ...
Now, pit stop to " GRUBSTAKE " ........ Hmm , what should we have now ?
" MUDSLIDE " - Bailey's Irish Cream + Kahlua + Vodka + Angostura Bitters + Ice Cubes
" BRANDY ALEXANDER " - The Classic w/ Kahlua
" HOT LEMONADE " - Tequila + Lime Juice + Lemonade + Topped w/ Cayenne Pepper
I think we might have each had a Cocktail that consisted of many of the Spirits from this Bar stock.......
The Lion's Den........
We feel like a pack of Lions ! I guess we should get some air & breath the NY streets.....
Going in ...... To the next spot !
We Are Now at " BROOKLYN TERRACE ".
OMG ! A FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING !!!!!!!!!!
" TEQUILA SHOT CUPCAKES "
" TEQUILA SHOT CUPCAKES " - Home Made for a Private Party !
( 2 Desserts in 1 )
Just Off the Elevator ......
We Have Now Entered A Brooklyn Roof Top Club -
Private Party Rooms , Coat Check , Dance Floors , DJ, Outside Roof Top Terrace Lounge w/ a Beyond PHENOMENAL FAB SKYLINE VIEW !!!!!!!
Beautiful , Look Straight Through the BAR Windows Clear To The SKYLINE VIEW!!!!!!!!!!
DJ & DANCING
& BUSY BAR = P A R T Y TIME !
OK ! It's Time to return to the Temp Home , meaning the " ALOFT HOTEL " for Sleep...ZZZZZ......
Alrighty , next Day , I Survived Last Night / Day ! Such Fun !
****** Gotta Get Ready For the Wedding , O yes I did come to NYC for a Reason , Not That I Needed One .....
" WEDDING COCKTAIL "
" SOLERNO BREEZE "
~ 1 oz Solerno Blood Orange Liquer + Light Splash of Grenadine + 5 oz Sparkling Wine ~
( Combine Solerno & Grenadine in a shaker w/ Ice ; pour in Glass & Top w/ Sparkling Wine )
* Note : color apparence Pale Pink
SERENE BREEZY FRESH
Soooo Sweet ..........
Yes there is an After Party ~~~~~~~~
Back to Hotel for a lil Rest Time ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
A lil Nap on the Roof Top Lounge ( back @ the " ALOFT " )
On to the next Spot...............
Yay , we're @ the next destination " BONGO"...........
" BONGO SUNSET "
( Pretty Much A Tequila Sunrise )
Vintage & Fun Carafes & Glasses , mix of 50's / 70's Decor , just simply cool.........
Fun ART ! At the Entrance right above the coat check rack " PICNIC- OUT DOOR CONCERT " Mural !
O ! MAN ! It's already Time to get ready to Leave....
Well I Must get some Street Walking Done Before Exit Time:
BASQUIAT & Working Phone Booths !
URBAN BEAUTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! With A NATURE BREAK !
OK Gots to head to the Airport....
You Know there will be COCKTAILS to Par Take There...............
" POMOGRITA "
( POMEGRANATE MARGARITA )
" DEEP.BLUE " Spirits !
Ooooo NEW YORK , NEW YORK ...
Once arriving @ JFK Airport I slid into a seat @ " DEEP. BLUE " Bar &
Had Me that " POMOGRITA "
Needed For The ROAD / FLIGHT !
Missing You Already ~~~~~~~~~~
NYC , next Visit I Think I'll Take The Water Taxi Over To JERSEY
( Check out some spots over your way )..........