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For one of the most fun cities in the world, it’s hard to imagine that there is only one board game cafe in New York, but it’s true. With over a thousand games to play or purchase, The Uncommons is different from other restaurants or bars that have only a few games on the shelf. Chelsea met with Greg May, the cafe’s founder and CEO, to find out a little more about what the cafe has to offer and play a friendly round of Cat Tower. Songs featured in this episode: “New Years” by Asobi Seksu // “MRDR it’s ok” by Team Spirit // “Oh Nancy” by Young Rival // “I See More” by Ages And Ages // “Golden Girl” by Ladyhawke
We’re proud to present a new recurring edition of BreakThruTV, spotlighting organizations and people who help others. The first of these episodes features the New York chapter of Open Architecture Collaborative. Open Architecture New York describes themselves as “a volunteer-run collective that actualizes the potential of local communities in New York City through creative design and development solutions.” We spoke with Director of Outreach Drew Miller and Managing Director Shannon Beck and visited one of their “design charrettes,” in which design professionals and anyone interested in helping can offer their insight on an upcoming project for the community.
Chelsea White checks out The Peoples Improv Theater, aka The PIT, to get the inside scoop on the improv school’s history and mission from founding member Ali Reza Farahnakian. She even faces her fears of going off-script and takes an improv class herself for the full experience. Music featured in this episode: “Wires” by Telekinesis // “Strange Love” by Winter Gloves // “Golden Facelift” by Broken Social Scene // “Whidbey” by Incan Abraham // “Candleholder” by Monomyth // “Dalai Lama Big Banana” by Dune Rats
Sunset Botanica is a Brooklyn-based company which makes shrubs, bitters, and other cocktail components. To help get in the holiday spirit, the owner of the company, Carlos Victoria, whips up a rum and vanilla old fashioned made with his handcrafted vanilla bitters. Music featured in this episode: “Playas Marinas” by Chico Trujillo Recipe: 2.0 oz Dark Rum 0.5 oz Simple Syrup 2 mL Bitter Sunset Vanilla Thrilla Bitters Add ice Stir for 30 seconds Pour into rocks glass Add ice to glass Garnish with orange twist
Quinn was six years old and living in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan when the attacks on The World Trade Center took place. With her school only blocks from the Twin Towers, Quinn has vivid memories of the day and aftermath which have affected her life every day since. She describes how 9/11 changed her life, her opinions on the government’s response to the victims and her views on trying to move past the events. Music featured in this episode: “In The Stream” by S. Carey
BTRtv explores the skies over the far reaches of Brooklyn with aerial drone footage for your visual enjoyment, all set to the tune of “I Suppose I Should Say ‘Thanks’ Or Some Shit” by Gold Panda. The BeBop drone used in this video was provided by Parrot.
The Royal Munkey aims to bring the flavor and feel of “Old Bombay” to New York City. Inspired by the Anglo-Indian cooking of colonialism in India, The Royal Munkey serves European style dishes prepared with Indian spices and flavors. Chelsea White visited the restaurant to talk with Chef Derik Alfaro about the food and try some of the menu’s best sellers. In Dishes, Part 1, Chelsea samples some appetizers; here, she has her eyes on the entrees. Music featured in this episode: “Spinoza” by Generationals // “Stop & Go” by Summer Twins // “Icelene’s Loss” by Sonny & The Sunsets
Arts Brookfield brings art to public spaces in many cities around the World. Debra Simon, Vice President of Arts Brookfield talks about a recent installation called The Swings: An exercise in Musical Collaboration by Daily tous les jours, a giant interactive piece in which each swing, when moved, creates a sound represented by piano, harp, vibraphone or guitar.
The Royal Munkey aims to bring the flavor and feel of “Old Bombay” to New York City. Inspired by the Anglo-Indian cooking of colonialism in India, The Royal Munkey serves European style dishes prepared with Indian spices and flavors. Chelsea White visited the restaurant to talk with Chef Derik Alfaro about the food and sample some of the menu’s best sellers. Music featured in this episode: “Silence Can Say So Much” by Elephant Stone // “Another Go Round” by Beat Connection
A lot has changed about New York City’s Washington Square Park since it first opened in 1871, but it remains one of the most recognizable landmarks in the city. Some of the park’s lesser-known history might be hard to believe for those who visit the park today, though. Music featured in this episode: “Quatic” by Botany
BreakThruTV is proud to present its third edition spotlighting organizations and people who help others… Shawnee Renee Benton-Gibson’s mantra is “expose yourself to expand yourself, ” and she has spent years sharing this message with others. In addition to starting the Spirit Of A Woman Leadership Development Institute, Gibson is involved in various outreach and empowerment efforts in her community. Much of her work focuses on examining and learning from one’s past in order to gain insight, promote healing, and create a positive future. Music featured in this episode: “Blind In Both Eyes” by Bird Courage // “I won’t Give Up” by Low Roar
In this edition of 1st Person, Haley talks about getting her start in the entertainment world and her motivation for seeking internet fame. Music featured in this episode: “Get Free” (feat. Amber of Dirty Projectors) by Major Lazer Check Haley out on Youtube!
Sunset Botanica is a Brooklyn-based company which makes shrubs, bitters, and other cocktail components. To help get in the Halloween spirit, the owner of the company, Carlos Victoria, whips up an Agave Sunset, a tequila-based cocktail that includes some of his handcrafted ingredients. Here’s how to make it: – 2 oz Silver Tequila – 1 oz Botanical Shrubs Mango Fury – 1 oz Lime – .5 oz Simple Syrup – Add Ice – Shake for 30 seconds – Top with Bitter Sunset Hibiscus Rose bitters Music featured in this episode: “Para Elisa” (Beethoven, Enrique Delgado) by Los Destellos
The way Melvin describes it, he grew up in “Hell.” He got involved in gang activity early in life mostly due to peer pressure. After a rival gang threatened the life of Melvin’s brother, he put crime behind him and joined the Navy. As a retired veteran, Melvin shares his thoughts on both of his former lifestyles. Music featured in this episode: “Empty Sunset” by D33J
Do you ever find yourself wishing for a snack more refined than something which is going to leave “flavor dust” on your fingers? Maybe something that, on the rare occasion another human visits your house, suggests that you have used a stove before, but at the same time won’t take too much effort? Enter the Prosciutto, Arugula, Brie and Apple Quesadilla! This is a one pan recipe that combines ingredients which are delicious and easy to find, but isn’t so difficult to make that you’ll need to work all day. Music featured in this episode: “Demons” by Summer Twins
BreakThruTV is proud to present its second recurring edition spotlighting organizations and people who help others… When he’s not taking care of people as a supervising nurse, Mel is taking care of rescued animals as part of the Northeast branch of Special Needs Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation (SNARR). SNARR is an animal rescue that focuses on saving high need animals that are often very difficult to place, mostly due to serious medical conditions. Gemma, despite being mistreated and abandoned, is a sweet dog who was given a second chance thanks to the efforts of SNARR and, with Mel, she in turn helps others by accompanying him to the hospital where he works and spending time with the patients. Music featured in this episode: “Vocal Chords” by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. // “Something” by Julien Baker
In this edition of 1st Person, Jeff talks about how his perceptions of adulthood have changed as he has grown. He also describes what he believes is the best part of being an adult. Music featured in this episode: “Forgotten Fantazy” by Seth Bogart
Not too long ago, we visited Lucky Luna, a restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that highlights both Asian and Latin American cuisines without taking the normal route of a typical fusion restaurant and combining the two. Chelsea, who likes to challenge people to games she makes up herself to ensure her own eventual victories, sat down with chef and co-owner Ken Ho for a round of The Odd Couple Food Challenge. Music featured in this episode: “Bed Case” by Tancred // “Faces In The Dark” by Generationals // All other music composed by Kevin MacLeod
In this edition of 1st Person, Kiya opens up about how studying accounting full time left her feeling like her creativity was stifled. She shares her inspiration for starting a shoe line and her feelings about fashion as an expression of personality. Music featured in this episode: “We Get Along” by Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings
What is the Internet, really, if not a home for porn, cat pictures and recipes? BreakThruTV is here to help you fall deeper into that video recipe wormhole that usually pulls you in about a half hour before you realize how hungry you are and convince yourself that “you can definitely make this.” The chocolate apple pie ice cream sandwich is a perfect dessert for someone who is ready to jump into autumn, but at the same time isn’t quite willing to let summer go. See for yourself: you can definitely make this. Music featured in this episode: “Echosassy” by Gardens & Villa
In this edition of 1st Person, Dustin talks about how he progressed from playing video games to designing them. He also shares how he draws inspiration from the real world to create storylines for his games. Song featured in this episode: “Modern Age” by Sonny & The Sunsets
Arts Brookfield brings art to public spaces in many cities around the World. Debra Simon, Vice President of Arts Brookfield talks about a recent installation called The Swings: An exercise in Musical Collaboration by Daily tous les jours, a giant interactive piece in which each swing, when moved, creates a sound represented by piano, harp, vibraphone or guitar.
In this edition of 1st Person, Joshua describes what it was like to visit China. He also shares his future plans should the presidency fall to Donald Trump. Music featured in this episode: “Thousand Eyes” by Lia Ices  
This episode of BreakThruTV is presented by Urban Outfitters… Everyone knows that keeping up with a busy social life can get expensive, especially when trying to wine and dine a potential mate. From happy hours to fancy dinners, the cost of those dates can really add up. Thankfully, Chelsea has some ideas for those of us who aren’t rolling in the dough. Songs featured in this episode: “Fading Lines” by Amber Arcades // “Eliza” by Anna Calvi // “Golden Girl” by Ladyhawke // “Steady” by Jel // “Acid Rain” by Robert DeLong // “Long Way Down” by Robert DeLong
As one of the countless people who have or will move to New York City to chase their dreams this year, Larena shares what motivated her to make the move from Missoula, Montana. She also recounts her scariest moment since becoming a resident of New York City. Music featured in this episode: “Sea Legs” by The Shins Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Kelly talks about her expectations related to physical beauty when she moved to the United States and how they have changed over the years. She also shares her future plans and how she hopes to help others feel beautiful. Music featured in this episode: “The Most Liveable City” by Gold Panda Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
We’re proud to present a new recurring edition of BreakThruTV, spotlighting organizations and people who help others. The first of these episodes features the New York chapter of Open Architecture Collaborative. Open Architecture New York describes themselves as “a volunteer-run collective that actualizes the potential of local communities in New York City through creative design and development solutions.” We spoke with Director of Outreach Drew Miller and Managing Director Shannon Beck and visited one of their “design charrettes,” in which design professionals and anyone interested in helping can offer their insight on an upcoming project for the community. Songs featured in this episode: “A Moment Allowed” by The Real Tuesday Weld // “Panoramic” by Lusine
Chelsea takes on Greg and Mark from The Uncommons in a sober round of Cards Against Humanity. She also gets a look at some of the other party type card games offered in the cafe. Songs featured in this episode: “Lost Weekend” by The So So Glos // “Fine Fine Fine” by !!! // “Madora” by Beverly Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
This episode of BreakThruTV is presented by Urban Outfitters… For one of the most fun cities in the world, it’s hard to imagine that there is only one board game cafe in New York, but it’s true. With over a thousand games to play or purchase, The Uncommons is different from other restaurants or bars that have only a few games on the shelf. Chelsea met with Greg May, the cafe’s founder and CEO, to find out a little more about what the cafe has to offer and play a friendly round of Cat Tower. Songs featured in this episode: “New Years” by Asobi Seksu // “MRDR it’s ok” by Team Spirit // “Oh Nancy” by Young Rival // “I See More” by Ages And Ages // “Golden Girl” by Ladyhawke Follow The Uncommons on Facebook and Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
As a street performer in New York City, Billy has seen it all. In this edition of 1st Person, he shares a memory from his time performing in Central Park. Song featured in this episode: “My Mathematical Mind” by Spoon Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Lorraine shares stories about different types of traumas that have happened in her life and how those traumas have defined her outlook on the world in certain ways. Song featured in this episode: “Sixteen Forever” by The Casket Girls Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
After a lesson in pizza making and sampling her creation at Babbalucci, Chelsea checks out the bar for a taste of the “Beetlini Cocktail.” Earlicia, Babbalucci’s mixologist, explains the drink’s ingredients while putting them all together in the signature cocktail. Music featured in this episode: “Your Life In The End” by Prince Rama // “Concorde” by Incan Abraham Check out Babbalucci on Facebook and Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
BTRtv’s Chelsea White visits Babbalucci, in Harlem, where she gets a lesson in making pizza from chef and owner Andrew Lopresto. While learning to make the restaurant’s signature pie, Chelsea gets a surprise and finds out the meaning of the word “babbalucci.” Music featured in this episode: “Jaded” by GRMLN // “Chief” by Lettuce // “Ended Up Making Love” by MiWi La Lupa Check out Babbalucci on Facebook and Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Jesse discusses life as an artist as he knows it and talks about a major moment in his career. He also offers advice for anyone who might be on the same path. Song featured in this episode: “du Zirconia” by Com Truise Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
The same old workout, day after day, can become mundane pretty quickly. From crawling around like a jungle cat to working out in heels, Chelsea White runs down the list of the top five weirdest workouts which are sure to keep your fitness routine interesting. Song featured in this episode: “Everyone’s A Bitch” by Jaill // “Foreign Object” by The Mountain Goats // “Silvering” by LoneLady // “A Sea Ringed With Visions” by Fujiya & Miyagi // “Bye Bye (Ella Me Dice Vay)” by Gipsy Kings // “Another Toe In The Ocean” by Pixies Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Chris discusses his chosen transient lifestyle, in which he leaves himself open to continuously experiencing new things through a willingness to move from place to place. Song featured in this episode: “du Zirconia” by Com Truise Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Lucky Luna is a restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that features both Taiwanese and Mexican cuisines. After checking out the food, Chelsea got a look at the preparation behind the kimchi (made in-house with vegan and shellfish-free options) and nori bloody mary which won Best Overall and Most Original at the Bloody Mary Festival. Songs featured in this episode: “Waste A Lot Of Things” by Jaill // “Heart” by Dune Rats Follow Lucky Luna on Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Lucky Luna is a restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that features both Taiwanese and Mexican cuisines with a special focus on fostering community and sourcing local ingredients. Not a traditional fusion restaurant, the menu highlights dishes that might be found in Taipei or Oaxaca, but they are not combined. Chelsea White sat down with co-owner, Marisa Cadena, to talk a little about the inspiration for the restaurant and to sample a few menu items. Songs featured in this episode: “Ride” by Twenty One Pilots // “Hey You” by The Thermals // “Casual Wrecks” by Adult Books // “When They Fight, They Fight” by Generationals // “I Turn My Camera On” by Spoon // “Phantom Limb” by The Shins Follow Lucky Luna on Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Ah, alcohol. The magical liquid that allows us to release our inhibitions, think up some of our most brilliant ideas, and, of course, feel like we haven’t eaten a bite of food in three weeks. Chelsea White tells us the top 5 things to eat when you’re drunk AF. Songs featured in this episode: “Don’t Slow Down” by Matt & Kim // “Bed Case” by Tancred // “Killing Moon” by Tetherball // “Friendship” by Mike Dillon // “Trouble” by Hey Marseilles // “The Walls” by The Thermals Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Leigh shares what it means to be a dancer. She speaks about why dance is special to her as well as some of the struggles she has encountered. Song featured in this episode: “Raw Light Overture” by Botany Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
While visiting the Sakura Matsuri Festival, Johanna Botta got a special tutorial on samurai sword fighting from Yoshi Amao, the founder of Samurai Sword Soul. She learns basic fighting movements, their traditional names and gets a few tips on fighting like a samurai. Song featured in this episode: “The Yabba” by Battles Check out the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Facebook and Twitter. Follow Samurai Sword Soul on Facebook. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
BTRtv’s Johanna Botta headed to the annual Sakura Matsuri Festival at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for the yearly display of Japanese culture. She spoke with Yoshi Amao, the festival’s Master of Ceremony, about the roots of the festival and also to some of the participants about what the festival has to offer. Songs featured in this episode: “Joyland” by Trust // “The Yabba” by Battles // “Higher” by Lia Ices // “Mantra (Shash’U Remix)” by Eman X Vlooper // “Untying The Knot” by Panda Bear // All other music composed by Kevin MacLeod Photo Credits: Luigi and Mario // Goku & Bulma Cosplayers // Sailor Moon Cosplayer // OKIMG_8472 // Team Rocket & Pikachu cosplayers Check out the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Facebook and Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Life can be hard sometimes. Lucky for us, this world is full of cute and furry distractions which can brighten up almost any situation. Chelsea White shares some of the obvious, and also less than obvious, things that are better when you add a cat. She also makes a few (p)awesome cat puns, because, honestly, who can help themselves? Songs featured in this episode: “When They Fight, They Fight” by Generationals // “When, When” by Civil Twilight // “Birth Right” by Domino Kirke // “Secret Door” by Arctic Monkeys // “You Don’t Know Me” by Son Lux // “Get Greasy” by Lettuce Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
“1st Person” features people telling firsthand stories about their own lives and experiences… Abby talks about how her career goals have shifted over the years, as well as the motivations behind those changes. She also shares her philosophy on finding the right career. Song featured in this episode: “Painted In Gold” by Strange Talk (feat. Bertie Blackman) Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
America, the beautiful … is actually a ticking time bomb. Chelsea White runs down the list of natural disasters that maybe we should be a bit worried about. Songs featured in this episode: “All About Us” by TEEN // “Get Out Of Here” by Cathy // “I Like The Things About Me” by Mavis Staples // “Beach III (Ocean Blue)” by Coastgaard // “All Night (feat. Hawkboy)” by TIGHTTRAXX & DNNYD // “Lowlands” by The Stranglers // “Mr. Adams / Who Feels Right (Live)” by White Fence Images and videos featured in this video via Creative Commons, public domain, fair use, etc: Dance fail // Sistine Chapel // Seattle // Hollywood Sign // Sleeping Beauty Castle // Napa Valley // Army Scientist // Al Roker // Northeast USA Map // Neat Living Room // Superbowl 50 // Iron Man // TMNT // Red Power Ranger // Wonder Woman // Dragon Ball Z // Wolverine // Superman // Bruce Willis Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! “1st Person” is a new recurring segment that features people telling firsthand stories about their own lives and experiences. In this episode we meet Marlene, who talks about the many careers she’s had over her lifetime and the experiences she gained from those. She also offers advice for people who are unsure of what they want to do in their lives. Song featured in this episode: “Wait Up For You (Stint Remix)” by The Belle Game
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Everyone knows that there are plenty of terrifying animals out there that can rip a human to shreds, but it turns out there are plenty of cute ones that are just as deadly. Chelsea White lets us know which ones to avoid on our next trip to the zoo… or jungle. Featured songs in this episode: “Your Life In The End” by Prince Rama; “My Dying Days” by Bad Cop; “Message” by WIN WIN; “Pocket Change” by Lettuce; “Nihilism For Beginners” by Adult Books; “Merchants Of Soul” by Spoon; “Never Ending Circles” by CHVRCHES Videos featured in this episode: https://youtu.be/GzxOyliSN8I /// https://youtu.be/c4xPYQuQc9E /// https://archive.org/details/toolusing /// https://vimeo.com/149974338 /// https://youtu.be/RsGHbxidnQg
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Chelsea White heads down to NYC’s East Village to check out The Black Ant, an authentic Mexican restaurant. Taking inspiration, and ingredients, from the Oaxaca region in Mexico, The Black Ant works insects into its recipes in different ways, ranging from ant salt to grasshopper garnishes. Chelsea talks with chef Mario Hernandez about the cuisine and sourcing of the insects before, herself, sampling some of the popular insect-infused dishes. Songs featured in this episode: “Sacalo, Sacalo” by Los Diablos Rojos “Mujer Hilandera” by Juaneco Y Su Combo “La Danza Del Millonario” by Chicha Libre “Varga Varga” by Chico Trujillo Follow The Black Ant on Facebook and Twitter.
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! “1st Person” is a new recurring segment that will feature people telling firsthand stories about their own lives and experiences. For our first of these videos, we present David, who spoke to us at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal about his time in prison, what led him there, and how his life has gone since being released. Song featured in this episode: “New Ways” by Daughter
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Just because you don’t know somebody that well doesn’t mean you can’t give them an awesome gift when you’re obligated to! Chelsea White offers some great gift ideas to get you through any mandatory acts of kindness. Songs featured in this episode: “Illusions (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)” by Shout Out Louds; “Lady’s In Trouble With The Law” by LA Priest; “Church” by Ducktails; “Strange Things (Real Love)” by Dylan Fox And The Wave; “Symptoms” by Jaill; “Look At You” by Jaill; “Fancy Cherries” by Radiation City Photos and videos used in this episode: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sanjoselibrary/3879147583 https://archive.org/details/redgreeturquoiseswirls https://www.flickr.com/photos/35703177@N00/2333229360 https://www.flickr.com/photos/patloika/11027758405 https://www.flickr.com/photos/g155/5963259272/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/toasty/1125019024
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Chelsea White checks out The Peoples Improv Theater, aka The PIT, to get the inside scoop on the improv school’s history and mission from founding member Ali Reza Farahnakian. She even faces her fears of going off-script and takes an improv class herself for the full experience. Songs featured in this episode: “Wires” by Telekinesis “Strange Love” by Winter Gloves “Golden Facelift” by Broken Social Scene “Whidbey” by Incan Abraham “Candleholder” by Monomyth “Dalai Lama Big Banana” by Dune Rats Follow The Peoples Improv Theater on Facebook and Twitter. 
Can you name 5 foods that will give you cancer? Here’s a hint, they’re probably all of your favorites! Chelsea White has the rundown of what to avoid if you want to live a long, healthy life.
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.
New York City is great, but getting away from the everyday life can make it even better. If your budget doesn’t allow for lavish trips out of town, why not explore some of the hidden gems found within the five boroughs? Chelsea White has the scoop on five spots that will make you feel like you’ve been transported out of town!
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.
People get pretty creative with cocktail concoctions, including everything from creatures to breakfast leftovers to body parts in their drinks. BTRtv’s Chelsea White has a list of the 5 weirdest ones out there!

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