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Jago Restaurant East London: Ashkenazi heritage meets Middle Eastern flair at Louis Solley’s new restaurant at the Second Home tech incubator

Jago Restaurant East London

by Ananda Pellerin

Anyone who attended a progressive primary school in the 1970s will feel nostalgic walking into Second Home’s optimistic interior. The multipurpose workspace, housed in a former carpet factory off of London’s Brick Lane, is a low……

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East London’s White Lyan Cocktail Bar: Few brands are found in this venue that creates their own house spirits

East London's White Lyan Cocktail Bar


London’s appreciation of a good cocktail can easily be traced back to 1891, but right now the craft resurgence is at a new high point: solid offerings continue to pop up across the metropolitan with an array of well-made classic and neo-classic…

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Moniker Art Fair 2014: A celebration of contemporary art rooted in urban culture in East London

Moniker Art Fair 2014


Innovative art company Moniker Projects’ eponymous Moniker Art Fair just marked its fifth anniversary with a three-day show at The Truman Brewery in the creative and commercial center…

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Bibliothèque’s Bibliothèque and Reset Pop-Up: The London design agency celebrates 10 years with an East London pop-up shop and interactive installation

Bibliothèque’s Bibliothèque and Reset Pop-Up


Three years ago, we spoke to London design consultancy Bibliothèque about the rare editions and special collections in its bookshelves. This year, Bibliothèque is sharing its favorite books with everyone, as it opens an interactive…

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Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails: Recipes and history from the celebrated eight-year-old East Village bar

Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails


In demand bartenders David Kaplan and Alex Day—along with regular Nick Fauchald—tasked themselves with the ambitious goal of creating the ultimate cocktail book. If detailing the exact recipes of more than 500 cocktails created over eight years at NYC’s ,…

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Black Crescent’s Boozy Five Dollar Shake: A rich, new cocktail creation from NYC’s Lower East Side

Black Crescent's Boozy Five Dollar Shake


A new drink is gracing the menu of NYC’s cocktail and oyster bar Black Crescent, and there isn’t really anything else out there like it. This new creation from celebrated bartender Michael Reynolds (who’s also one…

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Israel eavesdropped on Secretary John Kerry during Middle East negotiations in 2013

The US and Israel have been staunch allies for decades, but that doesn’t mean that the two nations aren’t keeping an eye on each other. Der Spiegel reports that Israeli intelligence agents wiretapped US Secretary of State John Kerry the last time he tried to broker a peace deal in the Middle East, in 2013. The German paper cites “reliable sources” who say that some of Secretary Kerry’s negotiation efforts between Israel, Palestine, and Arab states were carried out using unencrypted telephone equipment. Apparently the calls were intercepted as they were transmitted by satellite. The Israeli government then used the information it obtained to try “to reach a diplomatic solution in the Middle East.”

It seems everyone spies on everyone,…

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Cool Hunting Video: The Heidelberg Project: On Detroit’s East Side, one man continues turning a whole neighborhood into an artistic haven

Cool Hunting Video: The Heidelberg Project


There’s plenty to see in Detroit, MI right now. With a wide array of new businesses reinvigorating the economy and an influx of creatives, some may overlook aspects of the cultural and artistic history in the city. One of those is Continue Reading…


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East London Liquor Company: Bringing distilling back to the East End with distinct craft spirits done in the old style

East London Liquor Company


by Cajsa Lykke Carlson Gin has long been the classic London drink, and the spirit is making a comeback in the city’s cocktail scene. At the border of Victoria Park in Tower Hamlets, a new distillery and bar, );…

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EAST Surf Co. Wax Tool: A functional and elegant surf accessory cut and crafted from American Walnut

EAST Surf Co. Wax Tool


Any surfer worth their salt knows the importance of a proper layer of wax on their deck. After a few sessions, the sticky bumps that once held your traction through turns soon feel slick like a freshly…

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