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Go Girl: Women’s Travel Fest

March 5, 2014

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Go Girl: Women’s Travel Fest by AnneLise Sorensen The statistics on women and travel are consistently on the rise: Women make over 75 percent of travel decisions, no matter who they travel with or where they go. And solo women travelers? That number also goes up yearly – and was a major travel trend long […]

The Riesling Revolution

April 3, 2013

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The Riesling Revolution by AnneLise Sorensen (This article originally published on MSN/Microsoft Network.) Ambivalent about Riesling? Terroir will change your mind. This gleefully nonconformist wine bar in New York City is Riesling’s most vocal cheerleader, calling it the “greatest grape.” Terroir first launched its summer Riesling festival a few years ago, and it has since […]

Dive In: My Mediabistro Travel Class Starts Soon

March 23, 2013

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Life is short and the world is long. Embark on your writing career by taking my online Mediabistro Travel/Food/Wine Writing Class this summer. I look forward to having you in class! Sign up here: Mediabistro Travel Writing Class

Hey, Mansome

February 3, 2013

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Hey, Mansome by AnneLise Sorensen “Super Size Me” director Morgan Spurlock turns his attention from McDonald’s to mustaches in the new documentary “Mansome,” which explores men’s grooming, from manicures to manscaping. What does it mean to be a man? That’s the central question – esoteric but earnest – in the film. The second question of […]

Feliz Año Nuevo in NYC

December 19, 2012

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Feliz Año Nuevo in NYC by AnneLise Sorensen Skip the sticky-floor pubs on Third Avenue where everyone’s wearing glitter 2013 glasses. Forget paying $500 to stand on a rooftop and sip overpriced champagne. And, good God, steer clear of the drunken hordes in Times Square. Instead, celebrate New Year’s Eve like they do in Spain […]

Cig Harvey: Candid Camera

December 1, 2012

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Cig Harvey: Candid Camera by AnneLise Sorensen The place: Robin Rice Gallery The space: Utilitarian yet elegant – with a light bohemian touch – the Robin Rice Gallery looks like the old West Village, when artists could actually afford the rent in this neighborhood. Pane-glass windows give way to a simple, hardwood-floor space hung with […]

The “Hipster Apocalypse” is Here

October 9, 2012

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The “Hipster Apocalypse” is Here by AnneLise Sorensen “Hipsters Illegally Killed Upstate Deer While Making Hipster Apocalypse Movie.” Those were the kind of headlines that preceded the premiere of the film “First Winter,” which opened this year. But, as they say, there’s no such thing as bad publicity – and the deer-hunting only whetted the […]