Tuesday, April 10, 2012
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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Just a short while ago Macy's flagship store in Herald Square was evacuated. The entire store is being evacuated and crowds of shoppers and store staff have poured into the streets. The FDNY secured the main entrance on 34th street between 7th avenue and Broadway.
UPDATE: Wednesday afternoon Macy’s Herald Square was evacuated after a fire erupted in the basement.FDNY officials said there are no reports of injuries.
It started in the cellar and spread to a contained area on the first floor, according to an FDNY official at the scene.The NYPD says the call for the fire came in at about 3:30 p.m., and the main fire had been knocked down by 4 p.m.
Friday, March 30, 2012
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
As the global hub of all St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, the Guinness Storehouse is opening its doors to offer revelers an exciting line-up of Irish-infused entertainment and festivities throughout the seven-storey building. The Guinness Storehouse will have a mix of local Irish talent and entertainment, including traditional Irish dancing and well known local bands. DJs will add festive Irish music to the party atmosphere while stout pint sippers enjoy panoramic 360 degree views in the Guinness Storehouse Gravity Bar, the highest viewpoint throughout Dublin. As usual, all Guinness Storehouse visitors receive a complimentary pint of Guinness throughout the festival.
I am in Dublin to check it out for myself and will have more to follow up on once the revelry starts.
For those who cant make it out to Dublin or just have that DIY spirit check out these recipes from the Guinness Storehouse and infuse your pint into one of my favorite recipes...I will reveal a new one every day leading up to St. Patty's Day!
Guinness Chocolate cupcake
2oz coco powder
6oz castor sugar
¾ teasp baking powder
½ teasp vanilla essence
12oz icing sugar
Preheat oven at 160 C
Cream butter and sugar
Combine all the dry ingredients, add egg, Guinness and vanilla slowly until the mix comes together,
Place into 12 cupcake papers and bake for 15 – 20 minutes
For the butter icing beat the butter and icing sugar till soft and creamy.
When cupcakes are cold pipe the butter icing on and serve
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
It promises to be a hugely entertaining evening with all of the musicians trading tunes, tall tales, and talents in a celebration of Irish musical traditions.
Irish fiddle great Kevin Burke and The Trail Band's Cal Scott will once again be hosting the evening of traditional music, song, stories and dance. The brilliant piper Tom Creegan, from Dublin, Ireland, was such a big hit last year he's returning for this year's show. Three of Portland’s finest classical musicians - Justin Kagan, Anna Schaum and Andrew Ehrlich - will join again for a performance of “The Irish Session Suite,"Kevin and Cal's acclaimed arrangements for chamber quartet. The exciting footwork of Stacey Brown and her group of Irish dancers is also on tap.
Artist websites: timobrien.net, loftusmusic.com, kevinburke.com, calscottmusic.com
Monday, March 12, 2012
Kristin Wiig as Liza Minnelli employs the use of Fosse moves to turn off a lamp and she learns all you gotta do is give it a little turn...