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New Destination Bars: “Fever-Tree Porch” Is In “Iconic Location” In NYC

From a Forbes.com online review:

A collection of mixed drinks at the new Fever-Tree Porch at Bryant ParkANTHONY DEEYINGExpect many of those chairs to be filled in the months ahead. The Winter Village is a huge draw, built around a massive ice rink enjoyed by upwards of 300,000 skaters throughout the holiday season. “We want people to enjoy great cocktails and drinks at the Porch, to take time to relax and appreciate the city with all its extraordinary energy,”

Earlier this month, cocktails started pouring at Fever-Tree Porch–a new, branded bar in Manhattan’s tree-lined Bryant Park. The year-long partnership marks the first of its kind between one of New York City’s premiere public spaces and the world’s top-selling purveyor of premium tonics and mixers. It also provides an al fresco outpost for some of the 12 million visitors making their way through the destination, annually. Given its prime location at the corner of 6th Avenue and 40th Street–one of the most trafficked sections in the country–the folks behind it are gearing up to serve as many as 75,000 cocktails over the course of the next 12 months.

To read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradjaphe/2019/11/13/fever-tree-opens-its-first-ever-branded-bar-in-new-york-city/#56dae5434636

Top Restaurants In Texas: Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen In Austin Fuses “Nikkei” & Flavors Of Peru

From a Forbes.com online review:

Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen Austin sustainable SushiChef de cuisine Julio-Cesar Florez, a native of Lima, served as chef de cuisine of the now-defunct Peruvian-themed Isla and has been the sous chef at Lucky Robot since mid-2017, where he began adding subtle Peruvian touches to Huang’s playful Japanese cuisine. Seeing the success of these special menu items, the two decided to take the 6-year old restaurant in this new direction.

Nikkei marries the simplicity and precision of Japanese cooking techniques with the flavor profiles of Peru

Lucky Robot, a casual Japanese restaurant in Austin’s popular South Congress Avenue, switched its menu to focus more intensively on nikkei in the spring. With over 15 years’ experience in Japanese cuisine, training under Master Shibazaki-san of Benihana and Tyson Cole of Uchi, executive chef Jay Huang is a master of Japanese flavors and plating, enhanced by a passion for sustainability and support of local purveyors.

To read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/claudiaalarcon/2019/09/12/why-you-should-visit-this-austin-restaurant-where-peru-meets-japan/#20490d335ba8

The Future Of Homes: Upscale Prefab Builder “Slate Homes” Maximizes Smart Technologies

From a Forbes.com article by Jennifer Castenson:

Slate Homes Prefab Housing Design and Technology Systems“Slate Homes can take advantage of small projects in remote locations that other builders wouldn’t be able to. For instance, taking on a 12 home pocket community in a small resort town in North Carolina will help Geehan ramp up scale. Some builders take the work to the market, but Slate takes the home to the market.”

Slate Homes Prefab Housing Design and Technology

Website: https://slate-homes.com/

To read entire article click on following link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jennifercastenson/2019/07/08/going-mobile-what-can-southwest-airliness-success-teach-housing/#71fa0bb57737

Boomers Are Increasingly Moving To Southwestern U.S. As They Downsize And Rent Their New Homes

“Many older adults are downsizing and moving into rentals. Out of the 30 most populous cities in the United States, 16 experienced an increase of more than 40% in the age 60-plus renter household share between 2007 and 2017, according to research by RENTCafé. Austin, Texas takes the first-place spot as the city with the highest percentage change in the share of 60-plus renter households, increasing by 113% in the 10-year period. Phoenix shows the second highest increase of 112%.” (From Forbes.com article below)

60+ Age Group List of Cities with highest renter growth Census Bureau

Boomers Move to Southwest U.S.
Click on link below to read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/brendarichardson/2019/06/26/these-zip-codes-show-sharp-increases-in-baby-boomer-populations/#63be9b486869