Eyes on New York - Reframed Journal

With many thanks to those who made Guest Appearances

Ektoras Binikos from Sugar Monk Ektoras has been at the forefront of NY’s cocktail culture for three decades, managing the bar programs at numerous fine-dining establishments including Aureole, Oceana, and most recently as the Bar Manager at the two-Michelin star restaurant, Gabriel Kreuther before opening Sugar Monk. https://sugarmonklounge.com/home Sylvia Weinstock Starting her baking in her country home kitchen while her daughters and husband skied Hunter Mountain, Sylvia soon found she was supplying desserts to local restaurants. Her cakes caught the eye of New York social elite who wined and dined upstate, opening the door to her first major client, The Carlyle. Her round horn frames became her signature, landing on every cake she made. www.sylviaweinstockcakes.com Deni Bonet A U.S. born singer/songwriter, electric violinist, and multi-instrumentalist who has performed and recorded with Cyndi Lauper, R.E.M., Sarah McLachlan and many others. Her previous appearances include Carnegie Hall, The Great Wall of China, the United Nations, and the White House for President Obama. She has recently been a soloist with the Baylor Symphony Orchestra, the Symphonic Pops of Long Island, and the Danbury Community Orchestra. For the past several years, Bonet has been touring in the U.S. and Europe. She was awarded a grant in 2019 through the Arts Envoy Program of the U.S. Government to spend a month’s residency in Africa teaching violin, songwriting, and rock ’n roll at a music college in Zanzibar. She also performed concerts for the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Bonet has released several CDs of her own music, including the critically acclaimed “Bright Shiny Objects” on Sony/RED. www.denibonet.com

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