NEW YORK – Reported by Elite Traveler the private

first_imgNEW YORK – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazineLoopy Doopy, the new rooftop cocktail bar at Conrad New York, recently debuted with awe-inspiring views, classic cocktails and seasonal snacks from acclaimed Executive Chef Anthony Zamora. Named for the magnificent work of art by noted contemporary artist Sol LeWitt in the hotel atrium, Loopy Doopy is a standout among the city’s rooftop bars.A creative menu of festive drinks and light bites is set against a backdrop of views of the city, the Statue of Liberty and sunsets over the Hudson River. Loopy Doopy offers patrons an inviting setting, styled in a contemporary design and accommodating up to 75 people with cushioned wood deck seating surrounded by attractive greenery.“The rooftop bar extends the design and lifestyle themes of the hotel interiors onto an elegant and contemporary raised urban oasis with panoramic views of the Hudson River,” said Joshua Chaiken, Design Principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox.The Loopy Doopy rooftop bar emphasizes timeless cocktail elements and a modern approach to revelry. Prosecco is available fresh from the tap and the signature “Prosecco and Popsicle” will quench summer thirst with boozy, house-made ice pops for dipping into a bubbly glass.Indeed, drinks at Loopy Doopy, celebrate subtlety and sophistication with classic American cocktails and original concoction fashion from fresh ingredients and designer labels. The Loopy Doopy wine list is also impressive, offering classic Mediterranean labels and New World discoveries as well as Spanish sherries, Italian digestifs, French Champagnes and, of course, fresh Italian Prosecco.“Loopy Doopy sets a lively scene and we envision that it will be a popular meeting spot for area residents, hotel guests and travelers to Lower Manhattan alike,’ said Robert Rechtermann, General Manager, Conrad New York. “With stylish design, exceptional views and innovative offerings by the glass and on the plate, Loopy Doopy will bring flair to Battery Park City.”Chef Zamora, a veteran of Five-Star and Five-Diamond restaurants in New York and Miami, carries the simple, contemporary culinary concept he has introduced at Atrio to the rooftop. Inventive offerings include hearty flatbreads, roasted seasonal vegetables, meatballs, salads, artisanal cheeses and cured meats.www.conradnewyork.comlast_img read more

Ottawa racks up 118 billion deficit for the year — thats better

first_img Recommended For You’The future is nickel’: Cobalt 27 sells off its namesake metal after tough yearSAS cancels more flights as labour talks with pilots continueOil prices spike as attack on tankers near crucial Gulf passage fan fears of conflictAppili Therapeutics Announces Filing of Final ProspectusTrans Mountain construction work can go ahead as National Energy Board re-validates permits Sponsored By: Join the conversation → May 31, 20191:26 PM EDT Filed under News Economy OTTAWA — A preliminary estimate by the Finance Department says the federal government posted a deficit of $11.8 billion for its 2018-19 fiscal year.The shortfall compared with a deficit of $16.7 billion for 2017-18.The Liberals’ spring budget had forecast a deficit of $14.9 billion for the 2018-19 fiscal year which ended on March 31. Canada posts weakest back-to-back quarters of growth since 2015 — but that’s not the whole story Stephen Poloz’s dashboard: Why Canada’s economy is not in as bad shape as it looks Wilkins sets the record straight on Bank of Canada’s thinking on its rate hold The shortfall came as the monthly fiscal monitor report said revenue rose $24.7 billion, or 8.1 per cent, due to increases in tax revenues and other revenues.Program expenses gained $18.5 billion, or 6.2 per cent, as major transfers to persons, major transfers to other levels of government and direct program expenses moved higher.Public debt charges increased $1.4 billion, or 6.3 per cent, due to a higher average effective interest rate on the stock of interest-bearing debt. Facebook Featured Stories The Canadian Press Email Share this storyOttawa racks up $11.8 billion deficit for the year — that’s better than last year and better than forecast Tumblr Pinterest Google+ LinkedIn What you need to know about passing the family cottage to the next generationcenter_img Comment ← Previous Next → Ottawa racks up $11.8 billion deficit for the year — that’s better than last year and better than forecast Revenue up 8.1%; spending up 6.2% More Twitter advertisement This year’s shortfall compared with a deficit of $16.7 billion for 2017-18.Canadian Press Reddit 66 Commentslast_img read more