Dimitrios Manousakis

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Your Guide to Drunk, Stoned, Late Night, After Hours Comfort Food in Bushwick

Your Guide to Drunk, Stoned, Late Night, After Hours Comfort Food in Bushwick

 

Yours Sincerely: Craft Cocktails at the Speed (and Price) of a Dive Bar

Yours Sincerely: Craft Cocktails at the Speed (and Price) of a Dive Bar

Over the past couple of years I have been a big fan of Dear Bushwick and their beverage program

June, the Bar Behind the 99c Store Opens on St. Nicholas Ave

June, the Bar Behind the 99c Store Opens on St. Nicholas Ave

There is a newcomer in the bar scene of the Bushwick-Ridgewood area

A Quirky Theater Tale about Bushwick Opens at The Player’s Theater Loft

A Quirky Theater Tale about Bushwick Opens at The Player’s Theater Loft

I’m sitting with Kristina Birk writer and producer of In Thunder, Lightning, In Rain! at a rehearsal space in Gene Frankel Theater in SoHo. “I wanted to create a fairy tale,” she says. And she did. It’s a quirky fairy tale about a quirky neighborhood called Bushwick. But not all fairy tales need to be […]

Best Cocktail to Get You F****d up on a Thursday Night

Best Cocktail to Get You F****d up on a Thursday Night

“The morning after the night before” measures time in a very interesting way

Bushwick Mixer: The Last Word from The Left Hand Path

Bushwick Mixer: The Last Word from The Left Hand Path

As fall set in, I ventured out to Left Hand Path on Wyckoff avenue, one of the newest places to open up recently in Bushwick

Bushwick Mixer: 4 of Our Favorite Summer Cocktails

Bushwick Mixer: 4 of Our Favorite Summer Cocktails

It is a known fact that life moves in cycles. There is a certain repetition that proves to be familiar but, then again, it’s still new. These cycles of life can be easily correlated with the steady stream of seasons. However you might want to approach summer, there is one thing that can always be […]

Bushwick Mixer: Brigg’s Cup from Heavy Woods

Bushwick Mixer: Brigg’s Cup from Heavy Woods

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Bushwick Mixer: The Knickerbocker Hotel from 1 Knickerbocker

Bushwick Mixer: The Knickerbocker Hotel from 1 Knickerbocker

The Knickerbocker Hotel There is no easy or difficult way of making a cocktail. As the book Elements of Style concludes: “The longest way round is usually the shortest way home.” In the case of a cocktail, it’s all about capturing a multifaceted story that is told by the mixture of the ingredients, the establishment […]

Bushwick Mixer: Moscow Mule With A Deadly Kick from The Johnson’s

Bushwick Mixer: Moscow Mule With A Deadly Kick from The Johnson’s

Theoretically, there could an infinite amount of outcomes for a night. This is a thought that pervades my every night, pushing me to explore all the different manifestations of a night. When my cocktail mentor and dear friend Jeff Vitkun asked me to participate in a Bushwick Mixer tasting spree, I was enthused at the […]

Bushwick Mixer: The Word from The Narrows

Bushwick Mixer: The Word from The Narrows

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Bushwick Mixer: Azuro from Mominette

Bushwick Mixer: Azuro from Mominette

All photos taken by Gustavo Ponce for Bushwick Daily A lot of people believe that a cocktail is just a mixture of different spirits. That it’s just a fancy way of drinking a spirit and nothing more. A simple addition of different spirits coated in a fancy-looking glass with a flamboyant color. But no: a […]

Bushwick Mixer: Louisiana Mule from The Morgantown Bar

Bushwick Mixer: Louisiana Mule from The Morgantown Bar

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Bushwick Mixer: Vermont Gin Sparkler from The Northeast Kingdom

Bushwick Mixer: Vermont Gin Sparkler from The Northeast Kingdom

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Bushwick Mixer: The Smoking Jacket from Dear Bushwick

Bushwick Mixer: The Smoking Jacket from Dear Bushwick

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Bushwick Mixer: The Laurel Canyon from Miles

Bushwick Mixer: The Laurel Canyon from Miles

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Bushwick Mixer: Phil Collins from Tandem Bar

Bushwick Mixer: Phil Collins from Tandem Bar

After The Polar Vortex and storm Hercules, we now find ourselves in a period of calm and storm-free weather

Bushwick Mixer: 5 Cocktails We Will Be Drinking in 2014

Bushwick Mixer: 5 Cocktails We Will Be Drinking in 2014

Everybody stresses the importance of doing something new in the new year, represented by our New Year’s Resolutions

Bushwick Mixer: The Randy Lady from The Rookery

Bushwick Mixer: The Randy Lady from The Rookery

Every cocktail acknowledges the history of classic cocktails that have come before it

Bushwick Mixer: East Side from Skytown

Bushwick Mixer: East Side from Skytown

As I mentioned in my previous column, the quest for the perfect cocktail is like searching through a Pete’s Candy store

Bushwick Mixer: Gucci Maine #2 from Pearl’s Social & Billy Club

Bushwick Mixer: Gucci Maine #2 from Pearl’s Social & Billy Club

Surely, one of the most difficult parts of writing a column about cocktails is trying to decide which cocktail to write about

Bushwick Mixer: Overnight Sensation from Bizarre

Bushwick Mixer: Overnight Sensation from Bizarre

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Bushwick Mixer: Pera Humo from Tutu’s

Bushwick Mixer: Pera Humo from Tutu’s

As fall matures, the complexity of tastes evolves

Bushwick Mixer: The Shaky Pete

Bushwick Mixer: The Shaky Pete

It is widely accepted that hangovers are an unpleasant ordeal

Bushwick Mixer: The Flamingo from Bossa Nova Civic Club

Bushwick Mixer: The Flamingo from Bossa Nova Civic Club

Most of the time, if you tell people that you are going to Bossa Nova Civic Club, they think that you are either going to a cool Bossa Nova trio performance or that you belong to an old-school boys’ club that would require you to wear a suit jacket

Bushwick Mixer: Laura Palmer from Cafe Ghia

Bushwick Mixer: Laura Palmer from Cafe Ghia

There are certain components that have to come together to make a good David Lynch piece

Bushwick Mixer: Kiss And Tell from Heavy Woods

Bushwick Mixer: Kiss And Tell from Heavy Woods

Tough days demand a good glass of wine, football days wouldn’t turn into football nights without beer, and if you’re having a truly exceptional night, you need a Kiss & Tell from Heavy Woods

The Bushwick Mixer: Bushwick Sour from Mominette

The Bushwick Mixer: Bushwick Sour from Mominette

It has been scientifically calculated that there are as many variations of the Whiskey Sour as Nyan Cat videos

Bushwick Mixer: El Diablo from Tandem Bar Will Posses Your Soul

Bushwick Mixer: El Diablo from Tandem Bar Will Posses Your Soul

Faust gave his soul to the devil for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures, and jazz musicians have been known to broach deals with the devil in exchange for divine skills

Art After the August Full Moon: Sex, Skin & Dance

Art After the August Full Moon: Sex, Skin & Dance

By Dimitrios Manousakis & Katarina Hybenova

Secret Dining Series ‘At The Brickyard’ Brings Extraordinary Experience

Secret Dining Series ‘At The Brickyard’ Brings Extraordinary Experience

Jeremy Paredes, Claire Coget and Catherine Alvarez are the amazing team behind At The Brickyard, which is a monthly, invitation-only dinner party located at the backyard of an apartment in Bushwick

#NoBSBOS Guide: Best Art to See When Trippin’ on Acid

#NoBSBOS Guide: Best Art to See When Trippin’ on Acid

Although we do not encourage the use of illegal drugs, sometimes mistakes happen and things slip under your tongue

How Was Banji Magic at Secret Project Robot

How Was Banji Magic at Secret Project Robot

Loud, vile, discordant, disgusting

Why CocoRosie Chose to Perform at The Paper Box

Why CocoRosie Chose to Perform at The Paper Box

CocoRosie decided to introduce Brooklyn to their newest album through a ceremonial concert at The Paper Box last weekend

Are You Young, Queer & Making Art or Music? You’re BANJI!

Are You Young, Queer & Making Art or Music? You’re BANJI!

“What is Banji?” I asked myself as I read an email from Babes announcing Saturday’s event in Secret Project Robot

The Magic of Big Green Theater Festival

The Magic of Big Green Theater Festival

There is something magical about the First Law of Thermodynamics