Things to do for January 25, 2017

How to Bottle Your Own Cocktails This Weekend

For the Super Bowl, for Valentine’s Day, for Watching the News...

By Ilana Dadras

How to Bottle Your Own Cocktails
BOTTLE SERVICE

How to Bottle Your Own Cocktails

There are endless times when a bottled cocktail might come in handy. Like, say, when you find yourself on a ski lift. Or in front of someone you want to impress around Valentine’s Day. We could go on. But instead, let’s skip to the part where a barkeep teaches you how and what to bottle at home.

A Breakdown of All Things Oscar-Related
GO FOR GOLD

A Breakdown of All Things Oscar-Related

Oscar nominations are in, so we sifted through the contenders to bring you our breakdown of it all: the surprises, the snubs, the inevitable media narratives, the most appropriate hashtags. #OscarsStillPrettyWhite sounds about right.

Chosen Bits of Advice From Every President Past
WISE GUYS

Chosen Bits of Advice From Every President Past

These guys have held the reins of the country in their hands for a while, so we can only assume they have some wise words about duty, honor and heavy drinking. Let’s see what advice we can scrounge up from every president who’s ever held office before last week.

These Are the Best Looks From Paris Fashion Week
WALK THIS WAY

These Are the Best Looks From Paris Fashion Week

With New York Fashion Week: Men’s fast approaching, we urge you to take a look back at the best of Paris’s men’s shows. For no other reason than to feast your eyes upon Thom Browne’s cubist march, one last time. You really do have to see this stuff for yourself.

Wherein You Explore Cuba With Ben Folds
FOLD YOU SO

Wherein You Explore Cuba With Ben Folds

Then: You couldn’t even visit Cuba. Easily, as least.
Now: You can book a four-day tour of Havana, through photography, live music, cigars and rum, all hosted by and with two live shows from Ben Folds. My, how times have changed.

Predicting the Future Through Fashion Lookbooks
CLOTHES ENCOUNTERS

Predicting the Future Through Fashion Lookbooks

The new batch of 2017 spring/summer lookbooks is out, and they’re filled with prognostications of a world yet to materialize. A world in which financial documents will be canine-shaped and mechanics will have second jobs as mimes. It’ll all make sense in a moment.

Ilana Dadras cannot discern between situations in which sarcasm is and is not appropriate. Her favorite things include mezcal cocktails, Big Sur and writing about herself in the third person.

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