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September 1, 2010 | Bright Idea, For The Boys

Champagne isn’t the only refreshment that can be cooled in shiny silver buckets. La Tete au Cube has created a cooler that doubles as a self-serve station for party guests that prefer brewsky over bubbly.  Made of highly reflective metal, the “So Cool” Cooler conveniently features 17 bottle openers that,…
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June 4, 2010 | Etsy Finds, For The Boys

A grown-up version of our beloved Cracker Jack, Maggie May has given a simple caramel corn recipe a kick in the pants.  Jack Crackin’ Bacon Caramel Corn is crunchy popcorn made with buttery brown sugar flavored with a splash of Jack Daniels whiskey and flecks of applewood bacon, chunks of…
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April 6, 2010 | Food + Drink, For The Boys

Manly men with a penchant for little desserts now have a bakery to call their own.  Butch Bakery offers a selection of cupcakes that are geared towards the “masculine aesthetic,” including 12 unique (if not unusual) flavors such as Beer Run (chocolate beer cake with beer infused buttercream and crushed…
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Bring a little piece of Texas right to you door with Hill Country’s portable barbecue. Part of their new catering offering, the Hill Country Barbecue Trailer is a custom-made “Billy Bob Rig,” with a professional and mobile barbecue pit that serves up both food and entertainment with multiple smokers, grills…
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June 5, 2008 | Food + Drink, For The Boys

Whoever said that the fastest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, must have known about Allen Brothers. With their great assortment of prime beef steaks, smoked Canadian bacon and chicken pot pies, everything at Allen Brothers seems tailor made for the boys. To get some ideas for…
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February 26, 2008 | Food + Drink, For The Boys

Leave it to a college kid to come up with an entrepreneurial solution for the late night munchies. Whether you are tucked in at home for a movie or pulling an all-nighter at the office, now you can order freshly baked (and still warm from the oven) cookies and milk…
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January 17, 2008 | Food + Drink, For The Boys

For the best finger lickin’ good barbeque outside of the Lonestar State, head to Hill Country – Barbeque and Market (30 West 26th Street, 212-255-4544). With a menu inspired by the legendary Texas BBQ establishment Kreuz Market, Hill Country serves up brisket, sausage and ribs that are smoked low and…
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December 12, 2007 | For The Boys, Gifts + Registry

Stumped on what to buy your posse this holiday season? For original gift ideas that will impress even that special someone who seems to have everything, see our edited list below. Happy Shopping! FOR THE WELL TRAVELED HOSTESS: Rubber Coaster Set by Strada ($40) – Two hand-cut rubber coasters with…
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November 14, 2007 | For The Boys, Gifts + Registry

Sometimes its not what you say, but how you say it. This gift season, we think your holiday message might be more memorable if you say it with scotch – specifically on a bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue. Beginning today, you can have a personal inscription custom engraved on any…
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Trust me…your Dad has enough ties. On Sunday, June 17th, celebrate the things he really loves by giving a gift that reminds him of life outside the office. This portable grilling set from Crate and Barrel ($42.95) will make Dad the King of the BBQ this summer. Pair it with…
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Scrolling through someone’s iPod library is a little like rifling through their drawers…..you are bound to find something unexpected. As a professional event planner, you would assume that I have an extensive collection of music neatly organized into lists for every occasion but it is quite the opposite. While I…
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