Marina P. Kennedy writes articles and reviews for Broadwayworld.com on performances and performers in New York and New Jersey. She is the Editor in Chief of BWW's Food & Wine World.com and the Senior New Jersey Editor. She also has a blog in BWW Food & Wine, "Marina's Menu & Lifestyle." She enjoys an active journalism career and loves writing for Broadwayworld.com. You can follow Marina on Twitter and Instagram @marinapk6.
Summer meals are a pleasure when sitting out of doors and taking in the street scenes of New York City. Whether you're planning an outing or having a Manhattan style 'staycation,' we have rounded up some of our favorite al fresco dining spots. Kick back, relax and enjoy fine food and refreshing drinks.Marinas Menu & Lifestyle: BLUE RIBBON CLASSICS and Ice Cream Data June 21, 2018
The North Fork Link begins service on July 7 but it's not too early to start planning a day trip or a vacation to the North Fork. The shuttle service provides a new, car-free summer option for New Yorkers and many more to enjoy the area's wide variety of businesses and attractions.Brian Phillips of THE CAPITAL GRILLE Talks The Summer of Wine June 21, 2018
Everybody needs a good laugh. That's just what you'll get when you see 'Police Cops' at 59E59 Theaters. The show wraps up the theater's annual Brits Off Broadway Festival of shows. Presented by New Diorama Theatre, this imaginative, zany show is written, directed and performed by the three member award-winning troupe, The Pretend Men.BWW Review: MERCY at NJ Rep is a Poignant New Play Excellently Presented June 20, 2018
New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) is now presenting the world premiere of Adam Szymkowicz's Mercy through July 14. With excellent direction by Gail Winar, the show features a cast that makes this dark comedy totally absorbing.Bar of the Week: HAVEN ROOFTOP at Sanctuary Hotel June 20, 2018
Theatergoers, Times Square tourists, and guests of Midtown should make Haven Rooftop one of their go-to destinations. Located atop the Sanctuary Hotel on West 47th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue, they offer a great seasonal menu at a nice price point, artisanal drinks, and a rooftop view of the area.SAFFRON ROAD has New Top Products June 19, 2018
If you haven't discovered Saffron Road yet, you should. They are a leader in the natural and organics product industry and the brand's items are readily available at retail markets. Their delicious entrees, snacks and sauces will take you on a culinary adventure around the world, with chef-curated recipes that are sure to delight.BWW Review: SONGBIRD at Two River Theater is a Must-See June 17, 2018
Not to be missed! Two River Theater is now presenting 'Songbird.' Set in Nashville, Tennessee, it is an intriguing story based on Anton Chekhov's 'The Seagull' that deals with the complexities of human relationships. Written by Michael Kimmel, with music and lyrics by Lauren Pritchard, the show features the finest direction by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, choreography by Marc Kimelman, and musical direction by Kris Kukul.DAVID BURKE OFF-PREMISE CATERING Debuts by Chef David Burke and Andrea Correale June 17, 2018
Andrea Correale, President and Founder of Elegant Affairs, and celebrity Chef David Burke, of Tavern 62 and Woodpecker, among many other highly acclaimed restaurants, have announced their exclusive catering collaboration, David Burke Off-Premise Catering, a full-service catering company for weddings, corporate gatherings, and social events.BWW Preview: LAS VEGAS RESTAURANT WEEK 2018 Returns from June 18 to June 29 June 16, 2018
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present The Servant of Two Masters on the Outdoor Stage from June 20th to July 29th. Directed by Doug West, it has been translated and adapted by Bonnie J. Monte from the play by Carlo Goldoni. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Izzie Steele who plays Beatrice in the upcoming show.Chef Spotlight: David Bouhadana of SUSHI BY BOU in NYC June 15, 2018
MAGNUM New York, which officially opened earlier this month at 132 Spring Street, will celebrate Pride for the second year in a row by partnering with LGBTQ organization GLAAD and offering a limited-edition Pride MAGNUM bar for all of NYC Pride Week (June 18 - 24).Master Mixologist: Miguel Sanchez of CANTINA ROOFTOP in NYC June 13, 2018
Mixologist Miguel Sanchez and Chef Saul Montiel of Cantina Rooftop are a winning team serving up some exceptional contemporary Mexican food paired with delicious and inventive tequila and mezcal cocktails. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Miguel Sanchez for our 'Master Mixologist' feature.BWW Review: HALF TIME at Paper Mill Playhouse is Wonderful and Inspiring for All June 13, 2018
Paper Mill Playhouse is the place to be for the exhillarating East Coast premiere of the new musical 'Half Time.' This entertaining, inspiring show is wonderfully directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, co-choreographed by Nick Kenkel with the finest music direction by Charlie Alterman. The show's all-star cast is brilliant as they bring their distinctive characters to life on the Millburn stage.Marinas Menu & Lifestyle: LE CLUB AT AVENUE in Long Branch for Elegant Summer Beach Days June 13, 2018
If you're planning your summer beach getaways, we have just the spot for you. Le Club at Avenue is a private, contemporary Atlantic Ocean beach club bringing seaside luxuries to the coastal resort town of Long Branch, NJ.FATHERS DAY FINDS - A Date with Dad June 11, 2018
'BAZ-A Musical Tour de Force' continues to attract crowds as one of most fun and vibrant shows on the Las Vegas Strip. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing William Thomas Evans who plays Maestro in the show.