Trixie Mattel’s tour, Now With Moving Parts, has already come and gone in New York City, but there’s still a chance to spend an evening with the reigning RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars queen, and for a good cause. On Saturday, September 1, Trixie will host Pride Bingo at Atlantic City’s favorite destination for New Yorkers, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, currently celebrating it’s 15th birthday with major events throughout the year including concerts with Cher and Britney Spears. [Read more…] about ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Star Trixie Mattel Hits Up The Borgata
Travel Idea! Why Thailand is the Gateway to Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia has long inspired fantasies of jungle treks, ruins of ancient civilizations, dazzling temples, and drool-worthy street food in far-flung villages. Intrepid explorers have enjoyed these very real treasures for centuries, but today even casual travelers can experience the exotic region thanks to the concerted efforts of Thailand to make the area more accessible. Southeast Asia comprises ten nations in total, but it’s Thailand’s tireless internal improvements to infrastructure, public health, safety, and hospitality that have created a glittering gateway to a land previously inaccessible to many. Manhattan Digest was recently invited to experience a jaunt through Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand, and here are a few of the pro tips we learned to make your adventure more meaningful. [Read more…] about Travel Idea! Why Thailand is the Gateway to Southeast Asia
Andy Heidel’s “The Cocktail Guide To The Galaxy” is a Must-Read!
From Batman to Buffy, with six iterations of The Doctor and many more, The Cocktail Guide to the Galaxy serves up inventive mixed drinks for nerds everywhere. This weekend, author Andy Heidel launched his new cocktail compendium at The Way Station, his Doctor Who themed bar in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. More than 60 television shows and films from Alien to X-Men are featured within the collection’s punny cocktail list, illustrated with original fan art and punctuated by clever quips from Heidel and his gang of fantasy-loving friends. [Read more…] about Andy Heidel’s “The Cocktail Guide To The Galaxy” is a Must-Read!
Why You Should Take a Daytrip to Coney Island This Summer
The world’s most iconic roller coaster turns 90 this summer and it happens to be within the MTA’s reach. At the end of the D, F, N, and Q lines, The Cyclone is the pride of Coney Island’s Luna Park, and after a $5-million renovation that included relaying the entire track, it’s no longer the rickety headache-inducer it used to be. Take a daytrip to celebrate this official New York City landmark (and member of the National Register of Historic Places) before the summer ends—it’s not the only legend in Coney Island. [Read more…] about Why You Should Take a Daytrip to Coney Island This Summer