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Johanna Botta gets a lesson in classic cocktails from Arya Hawkins-Zafarnia, a bartender at The Back Room. Check it out to learn how to make an Old-Fashioned! Music courtesy of archive.org. Check out the history behind The Back Room on BreakThruTV. Follow The Back Room on Facebook and Twitter.
A living relic of the Prohibition era, the Back Room is a speakeasy located on the Lower East Side of New York City. It’s the real deal, with secret doorways, passwords, authentic 1920s details, and maybe even a few ghosts! BTRtv’s Johanna Botta visits the bar and gets the real story from general manager Tim Bassett. Additional images and music courtesy of Archive.org Check out The Back Room on Facebook and Twitter.
The Morbid Anatomy Museum in Gowanus, Brooklyn, aims to present death and other morbid subjects in a beautiful and welcoming context, in order to get people to rethink any negative views they might hold on the topics. BreakThruTV’s Johanna Botta continues her tour of the museum with creative director Joanna Ebenstein, checking out a two-headed duck, preserved bats, and a fetal possum in this follow-up to our previous episode featuring the institution.

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