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Handsome Drinks – The Half Pint in NYC

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008
Enjoying fresh beer with old friends at the Half Pint

Nothing like a good beer with an old friend

When it comes to Manhattan bars, we’ve all had our share of nights/mornings rolling around old streets with loud folks until the sun is peeking up. New York is a great place to go out, but we didn’t want to get confined to the bars in Soho and $14 well cocktails. We’d had our fill of this sort of thing, so when we caught up with an old friend for some intelligent conversation we headed to The Half Pint. After the madness of the joint bachelor/bachelorette party of the weekend, it was nice to go to a low key bar and sip a draught beer beer from the list of 24 – especially since they’re reasonably priced.

The Half Pint had a few things going for it. (Read on …)

Uniqlo – They Also Have a Robot

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
Uniqlo NY Store in Soho

They probably have the color you're looking for

Uniqlo is a Japanese clothing store that Handsome considers to be the Japanese H&M – a huge retail store stocked with dirt cheap essentials from t-shirts to suits. We were turned to Uniqlo when GQ featured some of their jackets in an issue about 6 months ago. As much as we’d like to buy every great looking suit they feature from the likes of John Varvatos and others, we’re not exactly Old Man Moneybags. Seeing anything suit-like featured in GQ for under $500 warrants attention, and Uniqlo was added to our mental list of things to do whenever we went to New York next.

First and foremost – what is it with businesses that start with a ‘U’ and having some sort of robot on hand to do their dirty work? It’s still our Handsome opinion that these organizations have seriously underestimated the danger of these enslaved automatons acquiring lasers. It’s all down hill from there. (Read on …)

Handsome in NYC – An Update

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Handsomely pointing out the UES at the Jackie O Reservoir

After overcoming significant obstacles, we were finally loosed on vacation to celebrate friends’ upcoming marriage. Unfortunately, between overcoming the aforementioned obstacles and traveling to the East Coast we didn’t have much time to keep the world abreast of all things Handsome. To satiate your desire, we hunkered down, put on our coding hat, and have provided you with a tasteful image gallery of scenes from New York. We were there during one of the few weeks a year where NYC’s weather rivals that of Los Angeles and really enjoyed the first tastes of fall. It’s Handsome to spend a week walking the city, seeing friends, and drinking heavily – even if Wall Street destroys itself and investment banking as a practice dies while you’re there. Gallery after the jump…

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