This colorful cluster of discarded soda bottles awaits the arrival of the recycling truck at the curb along West 26th Street in the Chelsea Gallery District. My guess is that the labels were custom printed for a Fashion Week Event, perhaps. They look so lovely laying there, it seems almost a shame to throw them out. So, preserved here for posterity, I present your Pop Trash.
This ultra “skinny” cocktail gets the job done.
2 oz quality lemon Vodka
Polar® Lemon Seltzer
Pour Vodka over ice and fill glass with Polar Lemon Seltzer. Add Lemon Peel to rim glass and as garnish.
Every young American designer needs a sparkling European patron. A perfect combination of old world and new.
2 parts Campari
1 part quality Gin
Polar® Orange Vanilla Seltzer
Splash of freshly squeezed lemon juice
Begin by chilling Campari, the Gin and the Lemon Juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour into glasses and then top generously with Polar Seltzer.
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Anyone who spends half their time on an airplane searching for the newest designs always looks forward to the comforts of home. In this case it is a sparkling version of a “whiskey sour”.
2 oz quality American Bourbon (Whiskey)
1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
Polar® Vanilla Seltzer
(if you need to sweeten it add a teaspoon of agave)
Vigorously shake the whiskey, lemon juice and egg white in a shaker. Once there is a bit of froth pour over ice in a double old-fashioned glass. Top generously with Polar® Seltzer.
Intense and long-lasting. That’s the inspiration for this sparkling, later afternoon highball.
1 part Vanilla Vodka
1 part Drambuie
Polar® Orange Vanilla Seltzer
Lemon or orange peel for garnish
Build the drink in a highball glass, by pouring vodka and Drambuie over crushed ice. Top generously with Polar® Seltzer and stir gently, taking care to not bruise the bubbles.
In celebration of New York Fashion Week, the Worley Gig will be featuring daily NYFW custom Cocktails Courtesy of Polar® Seltzer. Today’s Concoction:
Add ice to your favorite Cocktail glass and mix in equal parts Sparkling Lemon Polar® Seltzer and Lemoncello.
Stir, sip and enjoy!
Oh, what a night! Thursday, September 6th, 2012 not only marked the party-filled kick off of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week here in NYC, but the evening also launched the reopening of many of our favorite Chelsea art Galleries after a too-long summer of dormancy. Well into the balmy evening (summer ain’t over yet!), the streets of Chelsea were as teaming with excited art fans as Times Square is with tourists at midday! The Art is back!
We started off our evening’s crawl on 28th Street with a much-anticipated visit to the Joshua Liner Gallery – where we try to never miss an opening reception! Currently, Liner is hosting Stephen Powers’ A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures, which is just fantastic fun!
In this new exhibition series, Powers presents a panoramic assemblage of enamel on aluminum paintings that occupy both gallery rooms. These colorful and engaging works – which reminded me a bit of the complex Rebus Puzzles of the Concentration Game Show — range from 10-by 8-inches to 8 by 16-feet.
Stephen Powers is perhaps best known for public artworks that fuse sign painting, graffiti, words and images, and he creates a new form of public art that is collaborative and personal. I enjoyed finding clever messages hidden in the larger works and isolating various details which emphasize the paintings’ wry humor. If you are a fan of Mad Magazine or The National Lampoon, Powers’ work will certainly resonate with you. See some of those details below.
Stephen Powers’ A Word is Worth A Thousand Pictures will be on exhibit through September 29, 2012 at the Joshua Liner Gallery, Located at 548 West 28th Street, 3rd Floor, New York City. Gallery Hours are Tuesday — Saturday 11:00 AM — 6:00 PM.