Glaceau VitaminWater

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    BOYCOTT! Like Rick Ross, These Product-Endorsing Artists Have Said Vile Things

    Yesterday activists protested Reebok's flagship store to put pressure on the company to cut its ties with rapper Rick Ross, who recently ... well you already know this story. Whether or not the more than 71,000 signatures collected to get Ross fired will work remains to be seen, but Big Corporations ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Nightingale 9 Opens in Carroll Gardens; Cantine Parisienne Opens in Nolitan Hotel

    Num Pang opened its third outpost on Wednesday near Flatiron. This Cambodian-inspired sandwich shop will have a beer and wine license, and a few new items have appeared on the menu: rice bowls with pork or grilled fish, and vermicelli noodle bowls topped with egg, peanuts, and coconut shrimp, pork ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Live: Bon Iver and Frank Ocean Are Trying to Break Your Heart

    Better Than: Seeing either of these guys in a festival setting, which seems to be the only way you're going to these days. Last night Fader magazine and Vitamin Water's collaborative Uncapped tour series hosted their grand finale at the Lower East Side's Angel Orensanz Center. The performers were b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    How To Enjoy An Outdoor Concert On A Potentially 100-Degree Day Without Dying Of Heatstroke Or Sunburn

    Tomorrow is a big day for outdoor live music in New York City! The CBGB Festival is throwing a free show in Times Square with Superchunk, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, the Hold Steady, and Seattle Weekly columnist Duff McKagan's Loaded; it's also sponsoring the SummerStage show at Central Park with Guid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Nine Culinary Ventures By Hip-Hop Artists

    Today, excitable Long Island-raised rap firebrand Flavor Flav will open his House Of Flavor restaurant in Las Vegas. The restaurant—which will have fried chicken and something called a "red velvet waffle" on the menu—is Flav's second attempt to break into the food world, following the di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    How to React When Someone Steals Your Cab

    ​Today the wise bloggers over at Daily Intel have attempted to answer a New York City etiquette question for the ages: What is a fair amount of space between the honorable person who is already there hailing a cab, and the jerkish-or-oblivious person (who, if going into labor or needing immedi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Maison Premiere's Maxwell Britten Likes His Absinthe Strong and His New York Brooklyn

    Photo by Michael McCarthyMaxwell Britten, keeper of the Green Fairy​There are few bars more enchanting than Maison Premiere, which opened on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg earlier this year. It's not just the lush, romantic garden, or antique-looking absinthe drip, or bustling oyster-shucking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Top 10 Rap-Related Reality-TV Moments

    ​"Reality rap" was once a phrase invoked by gangsta rappers to defend their music against moral outcry from the mainstream media and pesky suburban dwellers. These days, the term largely refers to the slew of emcees lining up to star in their own TV shows. While Boogie Down Productions associa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    MeatWater is Brilliant, But Everyone is Too Stupid to Understand Why

    Till Krautkr√§merLove MeatWater.​ There have been some recent reports going around the blogosphere about MeatWater, a new beverage that resembles VitaminWater but is flavored to mirror one's favorite porcine and bovine dishes (i.e., Dirty Hot Dog Water, Wiener Schnitzel Water, Tandoori Chicken ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Hangover Cures from the Pros: Grease, Sweat and Hair of the Dog

    What to do after one too many.​ You already drink like a pro. So, you'll want to remedy the next day's remorse like the best of them, too. Whether it's with a big pile of greasy carbs or a little nip of the dog that bit you, the best hangover cures come from those who give us our poison in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Live: Weezer Do Pinkerton (And Other Songs They Clearly Like More) At Roseland

    Rivers Cuomo, still a sex symbol. Pics by C.S. Muncy, more below.​Weezer Roseland Saturday, December 18 Better Than: Doing Make Believe in its entirety It's Saturday night, so Rivers Cuomo is makin' Louise. "Hop on board the Weezer Time Machine!" he bellows, to an absurdly packed Roseland cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Live: Kid Sister Headlines, But DJs (And The Crowd) Rule At The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival

    Apparently it was a good time. Pics by Jeff Meltz/THECULTUREOFME, more below.​Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival Music Hall of Williamsburg/Public Assembly Saturday, December 18 Better than: Last year's. (Seriously.) A beer exploded on Public Assembly's stage Saturday night. It was a party t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    The Tap Room's Matthew MacCartney Talks Wine, Beer Cocktails & Australian Hangover Cures

    Matthew MacCartney​Matthew MacCartney is one of a growing list of sommeliers currently dabbling in cocktails. As the head wine guy at Colicchio & Sons and its bar, the Tap Room, he also designed the list of mixed drinks. Now, guess which one he finds more fun? (The answer might surprise you.) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    1534's Justin Noel Talks Frenchified Cocktails, Serving Jon Stewart & the World's Most Expensive Mai Tai

    Justin Noel​1534, the new cocktail bar located beneath the French bistro Jacques in Nolita, is opening ce soir with its menu of colonially inspired drinks and snacks. Head bartender Justin Noel started working with the bar a few months back as a consultant (he's with Contemporary Cocktails, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Your CMJ 2010 Panels, Cynically Summarized: Day 1 (Tuesday)

    ​It begins. Tonight scores of idealistic youngsters will descend on the clubs of New York City for CMJ 2010, vying to find, amid this year's slate of thousands of challengers, this year's Surfer Blood, Sleigh Bells, or, uh, Black Kids. The official showcase schedule is here. Have at it. But le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Gap's Mistaken Redesign, Plus 9 Other Logos No One Needed to Mess With

    ​In the wake of the Gap logo brouhaha, a/k/a, the making of an already ugly logo into an uglier one "circa 2010," allow us to present you with nine more of the most unfortunate logo redesigns we've lived through. There should be a T-shirt attesting to this, except there's no way in hell we'd w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Meet The People Waiting In Line For M.I.A.'s Free Show At Brooklyn Bowl Last Night

    The middle section of the line outside the Brooklyn Bowl​ The staff at Brooklyn Bowl made it clear: Doors for M.I.A.'s long-threatened free show would open at 9:30 last night, and no one should bother lining up before 7. But by that time the line outside the venue (maximum capacity: 600) alre ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Broadway Buzz

    Fashion junkies will be flocking to Topshop in droves today as the British chain opens its first US outpost right here in New York. Pinkberry will be on hand to dole out free samples at the door. Down the street, Vitamin Water is opening a new pop-up store to promote its new low-cal beverages. Don' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    How Will Obama's Presidency Change Hip-Hop?

    So goes the headline on a smart Slate piece by Jonah Weiner about rap and Obama. Smart because it neatly grasps the theoretical implications an Obama win has for hip-hop. Weiner's crucial graf: Obama's rise might weaken the position of those less explicitly political MCs, for instance, who rap abou ... More >>

  • News

    May 27, 2008

    A Slice of Mafia With Your Sparkling Water?

    The city's king distributor of bottled beverages likes the wiseguys

  • Unknown

    January 15, 2008

    How to Rob, by M.I.A.

    M.I.A. triumphantly knocks the hustle that's driving hip-hop's materialist malaise

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2007

    An Interview With 50 Cent

    DISCUSSED: Russell Simmons, The Sopranos, Kanye, Lil Wayne, Detroit, marriage, Hillary Clinton, and asparagus. By Ben Westhoff Recently, I met up with 50 at G-Unit Clothing headquarters on 23rd Street, which boasts a faux-library of gold-painted books and topless ebony mannequins. In the flesh, ... More >>

  • Music

    August 14, 2007

    Who Played Ya?

    On the quite possibly ill-advised online hunt for the star of the Biggie Smalls biopic

  • NYC Life

    May 13, 2003

    Drinker's Paradise

    Chill Out With Frozen Daiquiris, Cool Coladas, Iced Vodkas, and Much, Much More