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Jack Mulqueen and Thatcher Shultz’s Year of Make Believe

To borrow the well-known words of one Buffalo Springfield: There’s something happening here. One year into Make Believe, a transportive social club on the roof of SIXTY LES, venerated nightlife duo Jack Mulqueen and Thatcher Shultz continue to produce a kind of indescribable magic on a weekly basis. Maybe...

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Make Believe Playlist Vol. 7: High Season

Nearly every night of summer, a rooftop on the Lower East Side simmers with an irreplicable energy. If you stop and listen, you’ll hear the sound of cocktails being shaken in sweating tumblers, the chatter of friends, the honking of cabs down on Allen Street below. And, of course,...

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The Buzz on Jen Batchelor of Kin Euphorics 

Jen Batchelor is out to dethrone booze. Her company, Kin Euphorics, founded with partner Matthew Cauble, creates adult beverages designed to “elevate your state” sans alcohol. For those of us used to reaching for a glass of wine or a tumbler full of whiskey when the day is through,...

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SIXTY Sees: Persian Empire “She Got Confused”

The purist in us over here at SIXTY HQ always feels a little resistant when we see someone messing with our aspect ratios. Catering specifically to smartphone formats? That can be a hard sell. Unless of course you make it undeniably good, like Persian Empire did in their video...

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Let SIXTY Take You on an L.A. Lobster Roll Crawl

“Lobsters mate for life” (just like wolves and gibbons), or so says the commonly believed axiom. Well, myth buster mates: unlike their furry friends, lobsters are more into one-time things if you catch our oceanic drift—which, no judgment, to each anthropoid their own. However, if we have any sign that these...

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Money Talk and More with Haley Sacks

Haley Sacks is making money sexy. Okay, money has always been sexy. Maybe it’s more appropriate to say Haley Sacks is making money management sexy. That’s right. Rate hikes, vesting, compound interest: Sacks, under the banner of her Mrs. Dow Jones brand, transforms generally opaque financial concepts into highly...

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SIXTY Listens: Jai Paul “He”

Let’s set the stage: you, a rooftop, a warm summer breeze. Maybe it’s 8 p.m.. Maybe it’s 3 a.m. All you know is this song is playing and all is right with the world. In “He,” Jai Paul conjures up a modernist vision of Prince-esque R&B, and it’s as cool...

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SIXTY Sees: Chiara Luber’s “Paroles d’Amour”

If you’ve got a Pinterest page dedicated to European summer inspiration (think Roman Holiday film stills, Slim Aarons poolside photographs, or anything that whiffs of that so-called “la dolce vita“), then you will absolutely adore this animated film by Chiara Luber. “Paroles d’Amour” is a collaboration between the director...

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3 Reasons to Join Us for Jazz Night at Make Believe

New York City has a long and storied history with jazz. Since the middle of the 20th century, musical giants like Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich, and Billy Strayhorn have graced stages uptown, downtown, and everywhere in between. While jazz wasn’t invented here (that credit belongs to New Orleans), New...

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Art Beat: 6 Exhibitions to See in July

When summer comes out in all its blazing glory, culture responds in kind. For this July edition of Art Beat, SIXTY has curated a list of diverse shows to see in New York and Los Angeles. From the lesser known histories of opium dens to Medieval bestiaries, these exhibitions...

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