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Manhattan Digest Exclusive with Vocal Powerhouse Christina Bianco

Christina Bianco
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It can be said (quite literally) that Christina Bianco is a woman who contains multitudes. A powerhouse vocalist and gifted comedienne, she has gained considerable prominence for her spot-on and loving impersonations of celebrities ranging from Spears to Streisand.

Fogo de Chão Launches New Menu Items Just In Time For Spring

Fogo de Chão
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Fogo de Chão is one of the most unique and thrilling culinary experiences in New York City. Sitting in a gorgeous setting while you are served some of the most spectacular tasting meats that is done gaucho style is nothing short of amazing. Now the iconic restaurant chain is launching new items just in time for the spring… and your taste buds.

Prova Pizzabar Continues to Dazzle Inside Grand Central Station

Prova PIzzabar
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Prova Pizzabar has cemented itself as one of the best (if not the best) place to eat at inside Grand Central Station. Chef and owner Donatella Arpaia‘s wonderful culinary creations continue to dazzle the masses… this writer included.

Dylan’s Candy Bar Has Officially Opened in Hudson Yards!

Dylan's Candy Bar
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Deliciousness just found a new location. Dylan’s Candy Bar, one of the most iconic sweet spots in The Big Apple, has just opened inside the brand new Hudson Yards.

Jeremy Jordan Owns the Stage, Bares It All, and Takes No Prisoners in His Town Hall Triumph

Jeremy Jordan
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It’s been said that the era of the great Broadway leading man has passed.  While this bizarre claim generally emanates from the fingertips of those who relish living in their memories and fail to provide any hard evidence, it does leave a person periodically flipping through old Playbills for great examples to the contrary.

Bagatelle Plays Host To BELLA New York’s Influencer Issue Cover Launch Party

BELLA New York
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Bagatelle, one of the chicest and most sophisticated spots to dine and dish at in Manhattan, was the place to be on Wednesday, March 13. They played host to BELLA New York‘s Influencer Issue Cover Launch Party that included the cover girl herself… Christie Brinkley.

4 Fabulous Places to go to For National Pancake Day!

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Pancakes are awesome. They are delicious. They are fluffy and amazing and something that puts a smile on everyone’s face. And yes, of course… they have a holiday. National Pancake Day takes place tomorrow, March 12, and three amazing places in Manhattan are going above and beyond to ensure that you have one heck of a yummy breakfast that includes several variations of … PANCAKES!

Broadway’s ‘Be More Chill’: The Kids are A.I.

Photo by Maria Baranova.

The Squip (Jason Tam) has finally consumed Broadway. From humble beginnings in Red Bank to a sold-out off-Broadway run last summer, the key protagonist of Be More Chill has worked his insidious magic all the way the marquee of the Lyceum Theatre. Diehard theater geeks are probably familiar with the story of the show’s meteoric rise, but for those who aren’t, here’s the timeline:

The New York City Hospitality Alliance Awards Honors The Best in Cuisine, Cocktails and Culture

New York City Hospitality Alliance
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The New York City Hospitality Alliance Awards, which honors the best in cuisine, cocktails and culture, will take place Monday, April 8 at the chic Tao Downtown. Here’s why you should attend.

Hotel Belleclaire is an Upper West Side Institution Worth Checking Into

Hotel Belleclaire
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The Upper West Side happens to be my favorite part of New York City. It’s an area that has a classic yet modern vibe to it, which can be seen throughout its streets and subway systems. A superb location that echoes the same sentiment is Hotel Belleclaire, which is an institution on the UWS worth checking into and then some.