June 28, 2012 History

  Two respectable women wanted to have dinner at 6:15 PM at a local rooftop restaurant, but were refused service because they did not have a male escort. Seems unbelievable doesn’t it, especially in the heart of NoMad New York, but that’s…

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June 26, 2012 In the News Nightlife

Travel + Lesiure magazine recently published a great article on the opening of the NoMad Hotel and how it heralds the coming of age of NoMad: “Considering its position at the heart of Manhattan—as central as central gets—it’s a bit…

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June 21, 2012 In the News

A hundred year’s after it was first introduced, and less than three blocks from where it was first created, The NoMad Bar is now serving the Widow’s Kiss cocktail. Here is a classic recipe for making the perfect Widow's Kiss cocktail.…

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June 21, 2012 In the News

Delmonico's was one of the most legendary restaurants in NoMad and all of New York City. Their signature cocktail the Delmonico's No. 1 is a fantastic drink. Check out the recipe below, or make some changes to create your own Delmonico…

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June 21, 2012 In the News

The Manhattan is one of the most famous cocktails ever. It is another cocktail that first originated here in NoMad, as many believe it was created at the Manhattan Club for the first time in the 1870s. Ingredients: 3/4 oz. Sweet…

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June 21, 2012 In the News

Want to learn the perfect Rob Roy recipe? The Rob Roy is one of the most famous New York cocktails, and it was an integral part of the early cocktail culture here in NoMad. Below you'll find a classic Rob Roy…

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June 21, 2012 In the News

This is how you make the perfect Hoffman House Fizz, a classic NoMad Manhattan cocktail. Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz Scotch 2 oz. Gin 1 oz. Lemon Juice 1/4 oz. Maraschino Liqueur 1/4 oz. Cream 1 tsp. Sugar Fill Club Soda

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June 21, 2012 In the News

The platonic ideal of the Martini type cocktail. Ingredients: 2 Dashes Orange Bitters. (1 dash Fee’s Orange Bitters, 1 dash Regan’s Orange) 1/3 French Vermouth. (3/4 oz Dolin Dry Vermouth) 2/3 Plymouth Gin. (1 1/2 oz Plymouth Gin) Mixing instructions:…

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June 11, 2012 Happenings In the News

Over 13 years ago, the area running roughly from Sixth to Lexington Avenues, from 23rd to 30th Streets was first identified as NoMad, but over the years, the area has had varying geographic definitions. In 1999, New York City formally…

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June 9, 2012 In the News Nightlife

NoMad has always been one of the best neighborhoods when drinking in New York. As Robert Simonson of the New York Sun points out:  At the turn of the 19th/20th Centuries, “this was where the action was — socially, theatrically, politically…

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May 4, 2012 History

NoMad New York is featured in Sarah Vowell’s Assassination Vacation… Edwin (John Wilkes Booth’s brother) would have loved his statue in Gramercy Park—the first statue of an actor in the city. He warranted a stained-glass window too—a multicolored Shakespearean portrait…

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May 3, 2012 History In the News

  The NoMad District neighborhood has always been home to the creative types of New York City. As we explore the New York history of the 19th and 20th Centuries, most of the country’s important music publishers had offices on…

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May 3, 2012 Happenings History

Manhattan Unlocked is a great blog for finding about New York history — in depth. Recently in an article on the Haymarket and NoMad, Manhattan Unlocked noted that the New York City neighborhood of NoMad is on the rise and…

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May 3, 2012 History

The NoMad District is featured in New York literature like O. Henry’s “The Sparrows in Madison Square”… The young man in straitened circumstances who comes to New York City to enter literature has but one thing to do, provided he…

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May 3, 2012 Happenings History

  Marble Collegiate Church, “America’s Hometown Church,” at 29th Street and Fifth Avenue in NoMad New York is the oldest corporation in the United States. It is an amazing landmark and another great destination for New York history in the…

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