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Battle of Prohibition Cocktails. NYC Top Cocktail Mixologists Face Off! Join the Party!

We’re taking over an entire lower east side hot spot Casa Mezcal for this party.

Location

86 Orchard St

Caza Mezcal

New York, NY 10002

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Bring your best 1920s look! Dressing up is encouraged.

Last call to celebrate Summer and it’s your last chance to get in on the most epic summer event in New York City. For one last hurray to summer, we’re highlighting a must see event: a Speakeasy style bartender battle thrown by Postcard, your way to uncover NYC in a new way. It’s New York’s sizzling app that shows you all the hottest venues and events around you, live…

PLEASE NOTE: While it is a free event, and you don’t need to buy any tickets (you do need to rsvp), we are currently closing in on the exciting new version of Postcard app and would value your feedback.

Please note that you do need to have Free Postcard app installed to join in this event. This will be main part of your admission ticket, you will show postcard app on your phone. (you can install the app for free at itunes)

Here are the 2 steps you will need to do before the event:

For Iphone: Install postcard app (it’s free, get it here). Now just RSVP on Eventbrite, and you are ready for the party!

For Android: If you don’t have iphone, bring a friend (who needs to follow step 1) who does and you both get in! (make sure to rsvp either you or your friend)

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Which mixologist will make the better Prohibition cocktail?

Try them both and be the judge.

The Postcard app has been a leading source of all the best nightlife spots since their launch this July, and they’re sending off summer in style. Already the app has been used by top influencers, instagrammers, and even celebrities in NYC. If you haven’t tried it yet, you definitely should.

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“My friends and I like to go where the people are and the app always shows us exactly where to go to have the best night out”

– Tamara Zhukova, NYC Fashion Model (in the photo above)

The Prohibition era was full of fun and revelry, the roaring twenties, flapper girls, post war partying, and of course, secret drinking at speakeasies aka “juice joints”. So it’s not surprising that today’s cocktails get their heaviest influence from this era, and liquors like gin, rye, and scotch have made a comeback in a big way.

This event’s two featured liquors, gin and scotch, have a special Prohibition history behind them.

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Both were touted as industrial alcohols. Bootleggers with chemists on staff would strip away the denaturant (the dangerous stuff) in industrial high school lab ethanol, add colors and spices, and label it as premium European scotch or gin. Lucky for us, at this event we get to enjoy the real deal with all the fun, wild, and creative flavors that made these cocktails great!…

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Join LES’s Most Famous Bars & Essex Street Market For A Discussion, Along With Tastings
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120 Essex Street |
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6:30PM – 8:00PM
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The Lower East Side has undergone so much change in the last decade, and is arguably the only neighborhood in Manhattan where Jewish fabric stores and mom-and-pop shops stand next to trendy boutiques, hair salons, and hotel bars. Join Essex Street Market and proprietors of the neighborhood’s most famous bars and clubs, such as Max Fish, Lucky Jack’s and Hair of the Dog, for a discussion of the changing retail landscape. The discussion starts at 7pm, but come early for the reception at 6:30pm with complimentary tastings and drinks.

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A Jane Austen Afternoon

 

  • Celebrate the week of Jane Austen’s 240th birthday with Regency dancing at Manhattan’s oldest home, the historic Morris-Jumel Mansion! Join us for English country dances and cotillions from the 1780s to 1810s with dance historian Susan de Guardiola.  Light refreshments will be served. Period costume of the late 18th or early 19th century is encouraged and admired (but not required).  Admission is $25. Space is limited, so advanced registration is strongly suggested. To RSVP, call 212-923-8008 or email visitorservices@morrisjumel.org.

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