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No Kid Hungry Kicks off Dine Out in NYC with Kenan Thompson!

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Kenan Thompson
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 22: Actor, Comedian and Dad Kenan Thompson encourages Fans to Dine Out this month to support No Kid Hungry around Herald Square on August 22, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for No Kid Hungry)

A lot of us (myself included) here in Manhattan often forget that hunger in our city and country is still a huge issue to this day, especially with how it abnormally affects children.  No Kid Hungry has a mission to end childhood hunger in our lifetime, and they are taking that thought process on the road for their Dine Out for No Kid Hungry Bus Tour!  It kicked off in Manhattan and will make its way all the way to Los Angeles with several city stops on the way.  Today’s stop saw one of my personal favorite actors and comedians, Kenan Thompson, sit behind the wheel for this amazing adventure.

One on One with Real Housewives of New York City Star Tinsley Mortimer!

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Tinsley Mortimer
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Episode 14090 -- Pictured: Tinsley Mortimer -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo)

Tinsley Mortimer has been one of the most fascinating additions to the Real Housewives of New York City cast in quite sometime.  Being in the midst of larger than life personalities like Ramona Singer and Bethenny Frankel has got to be hard for a newbie on the show, yet Tinsley has managed to make her mark and have this season be one of the best in recent memory.

Why Camelback Lodge is the Ideal Place for a Weekend Getaway!

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Camelback
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The Pocono Mountains have always been known as the ultimate place for couples to get away to for rejuvenating and/or rekindling. With this region only being a two hour drive away from New York City, it’s no wonder that more and more people congregate there each season.

The Rainbow Room’s Rosé Pop-Up a Big & Tasty Success

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Rainbow Room
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When the word “Rosé” comes to mind, naturally it can turn my frown upside down, which is exactly what happened this past Friday.  My friend and I went to the Rainbow Room’s Rosé Pop-Up. Currently, it is only popping up this month on Aug. 23rd, 24th and 31st (The Rainbow Room is opened year round) and it was just announced that it will be extending into September on the 19th, 21st, 22nd and 25th.  

The Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival Storms Through Jones Beach

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Jones Beach
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Jones Beach played host again this year to the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival, where some of the biggest music stars in the world showed up & showed out.  The millennial generation (the latter half, primarily) showed up in droves to make this a sold out event where the big wigs in the music industry came ready to play and give everyone a great time.

Profundo Pool Club is Your Escape to a Heavenly Oasis

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Profundo Pool Club
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Profundo Pool Club, located on the third floor at Ravel Hotel in Queens, is a fish out of pond experience, except this fish is in a gorgeous pool setting amongst some super beautiful people.  Queens Plaza Boulevard isn’t exactly the first place I would think of when the words “heavenly oasis” are paired together, yet after I went to their opening I can comfortably say that this place should definitely be on your radar before the summer ends.

Here’s All The Places to Stop by to Witness the Eclipse!

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We are only a couple of hours away from experiencing The Total Solar Eclipse, happening around 1:06 PM EST and going all the way to 4:01 PM EST.  Very, very exciting!  If you are in the mood to celebrate this historic event, many spots around Manhattan have you covered to experience this one in a lifetime occasion!

Chappy Invites You to Find Mr. Right… Or Mr. Right Now

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There are a myriad of apps out there with one simple mission- find the right guy or girl for you at that moment in your thought process.  The problem with this is that sometimes it can be hard to navigate the type you are looking for throughout the app, causing it to become frustrating and almost want to give up on finding what you are looking for.  Luckily, a new app called Chappy solves those problems and then some and is poised to be the next big app for gay men to find what they want when they want, in and out of Manhattan. 

The DL Threw a Massive Party to Celebrate Five Years in Business

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The DL celebrated its 5th Anniversary on a perfect August evening in Manhattan last night.  Hundreds turned out to toast the occasion while sipping on frozen cocktails and indulging in passed sliders, coconut shrimp and grilled vegetable skewers courtesy of Dinner on Ludlow.  DJ Chris Willard’s music got revelers on the dance floor and guests also got to send photo and videos from the night into space and time courtesy of Incubate’s Future Booth, which was brought to the rooftop for the special occasion.

Travel Idea! The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant in Woodstock, Vermont

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Lincoln Inn
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If you are looking for a fun getaway before the summer ends that gets you out of the madness that is Manhattan for a couple of days, then I would definitely recommend heading up north to New England.  A state that I have only visited once before became my destination on my latest travel series for Manhattan Digest, where I stopped by the enchanting and wonderful Lincoln Inn & Restaurant in Woodstock, Vermont.