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    BEST DEALS for Black Friday from Your Favorite Ret ...
    in Decorating, Ego, Excercise, Fashion, General, Gift Guide, Home, Lingerie, Money, Pleasure, Products, Spirits, Style, Sunglasses, TOYS

    If you’re wondering what your favorite retailer has in store for Black Friday - and the weekend- here we bring you a listing of the biggest deals going on now. The list, originally compiled by Racked, includes steep discounts at Aldo, American Apparel, Gap, H&M, J.Crew, Intermix, Levi’s,  Old Navy, Sephora, Urban Outfitters, and more.

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    ABC Carpet & Home: 20% off all regular and sale carpets and rugs; 20% off regular priced furniture, mirrors, and lighting with the code GRATEFUL. Through Monday, November 30th.

    ALDO: 50% off sale items online and in-store through Sunday, November 29th.

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    The 2016 TOYOTA TACOMA: Tough Enough for Your Wild ...
    in Cars, Cars, General, Home, Pleasure, Products, Speed

    On a trip made for Instagram glory, select members of the media traveled to Washington State to preview the all-new 2016 Toyota Tacoma - before it arrived at dealerships.  There’s much to be said about experiencing a vehicle in the habitat that inspires its name.  Driving through Tacoma, and Seattle, it’s easy to see the commonality between the truck and the city that inspires it.

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  • Winter-Driving

    Expert Tips & New Connected-Car Tech to Make ...
    in Cars, Cars, General, Home, Pleasure, Products, Speed

    The next two months are the busiest time on the roads for Americans – more than 82% of consumers will travel to the mall and an estimated 100 million are expected to head out of town as gas prices reach its lowest during the holiday season since 2008. Below are some safety tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and an overview of the latest connected-driving technologies from Hum by Verizon.

    Before drivers hit the road this season is when to prepare for icy roads, cold conditions and winter-weather emergencies. By taking a few proactive car-prepping steps and making sure the car is safe and connected – drivers will have peace-of-mind all season long.Winter-Driving1

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    TECATE Takes Center Ring in “CREED”
    in Celebrities, Event, Fame, Film, Films, General, Home, Pleasure, Products, Spirits, Sports

    Tecate, the Mexican beer with bold flavor, announced that after a tremendous year in boxing that included being the presenting and exclusive beer sponsor for Mayweather-Pacquio amongst other fights, it will end 2015 at the center of the ring for “CREED,” the much-anticipated next chapter in the ROCKY film franchise. The film will open nationwide on November 25.


    From Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema comes award-winning filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s CREED. The film reunites Coogler with his “Fruitvale Station” star Michael B. Jordan as the son of Apollo Creed, and explores a new chapter in the “Rocky” story, starring Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone in his iconic role. CREED also stars Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad and English pro boxer and former three-time ABA Heavyweight Champion Anthony Bellew.

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    Brand Strategy & Public Relations Firm Issa P ...
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    After representing some of the world’s most illustrious companies over the past year, Issa PR - luxury Brand Strategy and Public Relations firm -  is the one making news. The boutique firm, led by talented powerhouse Viet N’Guyen recently celebrated its one year anniversary with a host of luminaries from the worlds of art, fashion and music at the Absolut Elyx House in New York City.

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    Viet N’Guyen &designer Elisabeth Caner

    “It’s incredible how quickly the year has flown by since the agency was set up last year. I’m so inspired everyday by the work we do, the people we work with, and our dynamic team,” said N’Guyen, Founder and CEO of Issa PR. “We wanted to celebrate with everyone who has been a part of the Issa journey from the very beginning.”

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    Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes from Courvoisier
    in Cuisine, General, Home, Pleasure, Products, Spirits

    With Thanksgiving festivities upon us, Courvoisier, the iconic cognac house, has the perfect recipes to spice up the menu at any upcoming celebration with friends and family.


    Cherry Cobbler
    2 parts Courvoisier VSOP
    3/4 part Lustau East India Solera
    3 dashes MM Sour Cherry bitters

    Method: Build in glass, add large ice cube, stir and garnish

    Glass: Old Fashioned
    Garnish: Brandied Cherry e.g. Luxardo


    Lemon Ginger Delight
    1 1/2 parts Courvoisier VS
    3/4 part fresh lemon juice                                                                                     
    1/4 part ginger syrup (1:1 ginger juice:sugar)
    1/2 part Aperol
    Pinch of salt

    Method: Pinch of salt, 3 parts of batch, shake and strain.

    Glass: Coupe
    Garnish: Expressed orange peel

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    THE MIRAGE Debuts Center Bar, and Parlor Lounge
    in Bars, Cuisine, Fame, General, Home, Hot Spots, Hotels, Latest photo, Lounges, Pleasure, Restaurants, Spirits

    Center Bar, a high-energy casino bar and Parlor Lounge, a cozy, handcrafted cocktail retreat are now open at The Mirage Hotel & Casino. Centrally located in the heart of casino floor, the venues feature cocktail lists by accomplished Chicago mixologist Liz Pierce, who was recently named “Best New Mixologist” by FOOD & WINE magazine. Surprising ingredients, unusual flavor pairings and a rare collection of boutique spirits highlight the menus at both venues.

    On draught at both venues is a proprietary saison pale ale from Las Vegas’ CraftHaus Brewery that pays homage to The Mirage’s tropical rainforest theme.  Fresh mangos and a generous amount of Australian summer hops make this brew light, fruity and refreshing.


    Thanksgiving Cocktail from DELEÓN Tequila
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    Thanksgiving is just around the corner and DELEÓN Tequila has just the cocktail to share with friends and family on this special day – the Spiked Cranberry Brew. Made with the holiday’s signature fruit, cranberries, brewed with warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, this cocktail is sure to warm the soul with all the comforting flavors of the season. The star of the cocktail is DELEÓN Tequila — un-aged and unrivaled in finish and made from 100% Highland agave that is slow-fermented and twice-distilled.

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    Spiked Cranberry Brew

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    Ski the Season with Exclusive VAIL RESORTS Holiday ...
    in Escape, Event, Excercise, General, Home, Hotels, Pleasure, Restaurants, Sports, USA

    On the heels of up to two feet of fresh snowfall across Colorado, Utah and Lake Tahoe in the last week, it’s the perfect time to book a holiday vacation at one of the most iconic ski resorts in the country –VailBeaver Creek,  Breckenridge,  Keystone,  Park CityHeavenlyNorthstar and Kirkwood. Fantastic early season skiing, combined with special events for the entire family will make for holiday memories that will last a lifetime.

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    Festive Thanksgiving Cocktails
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    It’s time to give Thanks and this festive recipes are bound to make your holiday extra special. Try these cocktails from SPARKLING ICE (zero calorie, naturally flavored sparkling water) and Coco Joy (all natural coconut water) and enjoy.

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    Sparkling Cider Sangria (Serves approximately 8 people)  

    • 3 bottles of SPARKLING ICE Crisp Apple
    • 1 bottle dry white wine
    • 1 cup apple brandy
    • 2 apples, sliced
    • 1 orange, sliced
    • 1 pear, sliced


    1. In a large pitcher combine sliced fruit with brandy and wine. Let this sit in the refrigerator for approximately 3 hours.
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    HOMBRE Exclusive: ALEJANDRO SANZ’s Quest to ...
    in Advice, Career, Celebrities, Event, Fame, General, Home, Music, Pleasure, Power, Profile, Stars, Television

    Undoubtedly one of the most successful singer/songwriters in Latin music; Alejandro Sanz knows good music. The most recent proof is his earning the Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for “Sirope” at this year’s Latin Grammy Awards. Sanz is now sharing his musical knowledge by joining Ricky Martin and Laura Pausini as judge and mentor in Univision‘s “La Banda,” airing Sunday nights at 8PM (ET).

    "La Banda" Finalists

    “La Banda” Finalists

    The show aims to discover the next superstar group in Latin music and is on its final lap, with the top finalists competing live. “La Banda,” was developed by Univision, Simon Cowell’s SYCO Entertainment and Haim Saban’s Saban Brands, and co-produced with Fremantle Media Latin America. It is currently one of the top rated shows on television and the most socially engaged weekly series.

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    Buchanan’s Celebrates Latin GRAMMY Nominee J ...
    in Celebrities, Cuisine, Event, Fame, General, Home, Music, Pleasure, Products, Spirits, Television

    Buchanan’s whisky, the official spirit sponsor of the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, celebrated the nomination of Puerto Rican Reggaeton artist, J Alvarez, during an exclusive dinner with close friends and colleagues.

    Buchanan’s recognized J Alvarez, who was nominated for Best Urban Performance, for following his passion, his dedication to his music, and his continued growth as an artist. Similar to the brand’s founder, James Buchanan’s, Alvarez is making a name for himself in the world of music the same way Buchanan’s created a whisky worthy of his name.