I have baggage, but not luggage…
Another month of mid-century fun at The Modern Hotel and Bar. This month guests were captured as they entered the hotel to check in for another salacious affair. In addition to the usual martini glasses and Lucky Strikes, guests were encouraged to wield vintage luggage to highlight their mid-century dress in the newest installment of the photo series by Rachel Reichert and Seth Ogilvie. READ MORE »
February’s Mad Men and Martinis kicked off with a Mahi Thai and an order of Oyster Rockfeller. Guests we once again encouraged to dress up and participate in the Mad Men costume contest, photographed by Rachel Reichert and Seth Ogilvie. This month participants were photographed in the Modern Hotel’s lobby. Contestants were encouraged to interact with the varying tabletop accessories (i.e. booze, Lucky Strikes and mid century fare), emphasizing the recurring indulgence of such substances throughout the series.
Please cast your vote for best dressed/ persona male and female. Cast your vote in the comment section of this post.
With a mid-century food and cocktail menu featuring drinks like the Mint Julep and the Rye Manhattan, Mad Men and Martinis January 2010- was a riot. Party goers were asked to dress up and compete for best dressed. In keeping with the recurring theme of Luck Strikes, Booze and scandalous affairs- Rachel Reichert shot a collection of images from the Modern Mad Men party… Pink stripped sheets, whisky, cookbooks, ashtrays, and even a photograph of Rachel’s grandparents adorned room 118 of the Modern Hotel. Rachel asked people to sit on the edge of the bed and pretend as if they were just about to leave the room. If people attended room 118 alone, she became their counterpart.
Please cast your vote for best dressed/ best persona- Male (in the comment box). In the comment section, please choose from one of the following Mad Men.
The Modern Hotel goes mad for mid-century! First
Thursday in January, February, March and April 5:00 pm til late.
Special Mid-Century Menu and Cocktails, Dress Up, Get Down
Let’s Speak Easy and Celebrate Dec. 5 1933
Dec. 5 1933 marks the date Prohibition officially ended in the United States.
In the history of the United States, Prohibition, also known as The Noble Experiment, is the period from 1919 to 1933, during which the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol consumption were banned nationally as mandated in the Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution
Join us to celebrate the end of prohibition, 14 long years of illegal drinking. Let’s make up for it tonight! Enjoy prohibition cocktails (along with history lesson) and other drink specials. The best Prohibition attire wins a free beer.
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