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The Strand – NYC

New York is full of fun, exciting, and unique spots.  One of my favorite – NYC spots is The Strand Bookstore.

The Strand is an independent book store located in the East Village neighborhood.  Not only do they have a massive selection of books – they also showcase selections from a variety of local New York authors.  The Strand is definitively the go-to bookstore in New York.  If you’re looking for something fun to do – definitely check out the bookstore – but also check out their events calendar on their website -as they routinely have some great events.  Some of their upcoming events include:

THE WRITERS STUDIO CELEBRATES PUSHCART PRESS

Friday November 17: 7:00PM – 8:00PM

A night of readings from some illustrious writers!

PEN OUT LOUD: MADNESS AND MANIA

Monday November 20: 7:00PM – 8:00PM

 A poetry reading that examines the emotional endeavor of writing.

STEIDL X STRAND: GERHARD STEIDL – WHY PHYSICAL THINGS MATTER IN A DIGITAL WORLD W/ PETER BADGE, AND MARC PACHTER

Monday November 27: 7:00PM – 8:00PM

The exacting German photography publisher discusses the importance of books with two artists from the Steidl stable.

STEIDL X STRAND: HENRY WESSEL SIGNS TRAFFIC/SUNSET PARK/CONTINENTAL DIVIDE + BETSY KAREL SIGNS AMERICA’S STAGE: TIMES SQUARE

Tuesday November 28: 6:00PM – 7:00PM

Two incredible photographers sign their new books at the Strand for Steidl Week, day 2!

STEIDL X STRAND: MITCH EPSTEIN: ROCKS AND CLOUDS

Tuesday November 28: 7:30PM – 8:30PM

Photographer Mitch Epstein presents his latest book.

STEIDL X STRAND: HANK O’NEAL SIGNS A VISION SHARED

Wednesday November 29: 6:00PM – 7:00PM

Photographer Hank O’Neal signs the new edition of his enduring collection of photography from the Great Depression.

STEIDL X STRAND: JONGWOO PARK: DMZ: DEMILITARIZED ZONE OF KOREA

Wednesday November 29: 7:30PM – 8:30PM

Photographer Jongwoo Park discusses his latest book on the border between North and South Korea with Sara Rosen.

 

STEIDL X STRAND: TOD PAPAGEORGE: DR. BLANKMAN’S NEW YORK

Thursday November 30: 6:00PM – 7:00PM

 Photographer Tod Papageorge signs his new book.

STEIDL X STRAND: MONA KUHN

Thursday November 30: 7:30PM – 8:30PM

Photographer Mona Kuhn discusses her breadth of work.

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Killer Black Friday Deals – Thanksgiving sale 2017

It’s that time year again! Thanksgiving day is Thursday, November 22.  Thanksgiving dinner is usually the highlight the evening, but this year there are some great Thanksgiving 2017 deals to look out for too.
The following are some killer black Friday deals from Costco’s Thanksgiving sale 2017:
1. 86 inch, LG – 4K TV.  $4,999.99.  This TV, while pricey, provides a great display and sound.  Perfect for the home theater.
2. Q-See 8X8 DVR 1TB Security System W/ 8-1080P Cameras – $279.99.  Great price for a home or office security system.
3. Samsung Galaxy Tab A Wi-Fi Tablet – Quad Core – Lollipop – Smoky Titanium – Bonus Sleeve – $70.00 off. The Samsung Galaxy tablet is a multi functional tablet.  It’s has the power of a laptop, with the convenience of a tablet.  This is a great discounted price for this tablet.
Further details on Costco’s Thanksgiving Sale 2017 are accessible at: https://www.costco.com/black-friday.html
Thanksgiving is also the time of year to consider corporate gift giving.  Some of the most popular Thanksgiving Gift Baskets are included in the Costco Thanksgiving Sale 2017.  Some of our favorite Thanksgiving gift baskets are:
Popcornopolis Mini Popcorn Holiday Gift Baskets – Case of 10 – $74.99.  These gift baskets are neatly wrapped in holiday cheer.  They include a variety of different popcorn types.  And are always a welcomed gift by everyone.
Grand Traditions Holiday Basket – $249.99.  This is a deluxe holiday basket and includes a wide assortment of treats.  Such delicacies are included in this gift as follow; Borggreve Spekulatius Spice Cookies, J&M Caramel Sea Salt Cookies, Ghirardelli Intense Dark Twilight Squares, Lille (Fusion) Chocolate Cookie Thins, Old Fashioned Kettle Corn, Snyder’s Bavarian Style Pretzels, Golden Cannoli Chips, Sconza Butter Toffee Nuts, Socado Italian Milk Chocolate, Hammond’s Toffee S’mores Crunch,  and when you think it’s over… indulge in the finest Guylian Artisanal Belgian Chocolate Guylian’s Temptations Original Praline, Poppies Cocoa & Coconut Macaroons, Valley Lahvosh Sesame Rounds Crackers, Godiva Bag “New” Milk Crème Brulee, the exceptional flavor of Don Francisco’s Family Reserve Breakfast Blend and a massive amount of more!
Further details on Costco’s Thanksgiving gift baskets are accessible at Costco
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Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving day is full of turkey, football, and fun.  Some of our favorite thanksgiving recipes are included below:

Thanksgiving Turkey – How to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving 

There are numerous ways to cook a turkey.  The easiest is to order in!  Most chefs enjoy preparing their turkey dinner with Thanksgiving side dishes and always – Thanksgiving dessert.  But the key to Thanksgiving dinner – is always the turkey.  There is a lot of pride with turkey recipes – some are oftentimes passed down from generation to generation. Most recipes are traditional – but recipes have been changing.  From traditional to modern, and everything in between – turkey recipes are as diverse as one can imagine.  The key is to pick a recipe which you like – and which you think your guests will enjoy.
Some of our favorite are listed below:
  • Bacon-Wrapped Turkey
  • Balsamic-Glazed Roast Turkey with Pan Sauce Recipe
  • Beer-Can Turkey
  • Braised Turkey Legs
  • Brined and Smoked Thanksgiving Turkey
  • Cider-Glazed Turkey with Lager Gravy Recipe
  • Citrus and Herb Stuffed Turkey Breast
  • Deep-Fried Turkey
  • Golden Cider-Roasted Turkey Recipe
  • “Never Fail” Roast Turkey with Shallot Pan Gravy Recipe
  • PointsPlus Apricot-Glazed Turkey and Sweet Potatoes Recipe
  • Roast Turkey with Giblet Gravy
  • Roast Turkey with Spice Rub
  • Roast Turkey with Tangerine Sage Glaze Recipe
  • Rosemary Citrus-Herb Turkey
  • Sage and Rosemary Roasted Turkey Recipe
  • Southwestern Rubbed Turkey
  • Spinach Stuffed Turkey Breast
  • Stuffing Filled Turkey Breast
  • Succulent Smoked Turkey Recipe
  • Thanksgiving Turkey: Mayonnaise Roasted Turkey
  • The Barefoot Contessa’s Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast
Further details on all of the above listed recipes are accessible at: https://www.thedailymeal.com/best-recipes/25-ways-cook-turkey

Thanksgiving side dishes

The following are some of our favorite Thanksgiving side dishes:
  1. Sweet potatoes with marshmallow topper
  2. Almond green beans
  3. Fresh Cranberry Sauce
  4. Mashed potatoes
  5. Twice baked potatoes
  6. Stuffing – often used with Turkey leftovers.

Share your favorite turkey recipes and Thanksgiving side dishes with us!

The postings on this site are authored by Gaurav Mohindra, and do not represent the postings, strategies or opinions of my employer, or any other party.  References to other articles are linked to most posts, should any referenced article require a formal citation (Chicago Manual of Citation), please contact us.  All referenced trademarks are the property of those trademark owners.