HighLife Makes the Top Ten

The Vendry names The High Life as a Top Ten Production & Event Company

The Vendry has selected HighLife Productions as one of its top 10 event production companies. Find out more.

Secret Summer 2019

Aquarius NYC – Interview with Tyler Hollinger

Aquarius 2019

AM NY interviewed Tyler Hollinger about the Aquarius festival’s sustainable seafood.

“Sustainable seafood isn’t on the minds of people the way it should be,” Co-founder Tyler Hollinger says.

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Secret Summer 2018

 

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Tyler Hollinger in Native Society

Secret Summer in Time Out NY

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Secret Summer 2017

“Events We Love: The Farm-To-Bar Cocktail Soirée Secret Summer”
– Garden Collage

“The Third Annual Farm-To-Bar Cocktail Soirée”
– NYC Plugged

“Secret Summer 2017 Recap”
– Gab & Gobble

“Secret Summer Festival 2017”
– Invited NYC

“Events We Love: The Farm-To-Bar Cocktail Soirée Secret Summer”
– Man’Edged

“Summer’s Best Food & Cocktail Festival in NYC”
– Edible Queens

“Secret Summer Festival 2017”
– Socially Superlative

“Secret Summer Festival Celebrates 3rd Year”
– G Style

Secret Summer 2016

“5 Summer Cocktail Festivals You Can’t Miss”
Forbes

“The cocktails made by expert mixologists will undoubtedly be exquisite, but it doesn’t end there.”
Guest of a Guest

“Food, drink, art, and music collide when Secret Summer returns to Long Island City for its second year”
Village Voice

“The secret is out, and next summer you won’t want to miss it.
Make sure to keep an eye out for Secret Summer next year.”
Spoon University

“Secret Summer knows how to throw a party. The secret is out now on this one, but these folks always have something cool up their sleeves…stay tuned for next year.”
Gab and Gobble

“The Secret Summer Party in New York City is one of the most entertaining and wondrous events that take place during the exceptionally warm days of August”
Epicurious

“Secret Summer returned for a 2nd year this past weekend and certainly came back with a bigger bang!!
NYC GET SOCIAL

“New York City’s first and only farm-to-bar cocktail festival”
Daily Meal

On Foodable Side Dish: NYC’s Secret Summer Popup — Farm-to-Bar Meets Urban Jungle

There’s no better way to close out the summer than with a party. In Long Island City, that’s just what happened — but with a more exclusive (and spirited) twist. Secret Summer is a popup event boasting farm-to-table food and cocktails. And today, we open the doors for you, our plus-one.

In this On Foodable Side Dish, brought to you by the Foodable WebTV Network, Foodable NYC video correspondent, Colleen Hagerty, is joined by Mixologist Andrew Maturana, who explains the development of the event’s farm-to-bar beverage program and what in-season ingredients he is most excited about. On the other side of the plate, Chef Varon Barrio-Carrillo explains what’s being served food-wise, and why the New York dining scene is in need of more “local” flavor.

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As summer wraps up, we reflect on the season’s benefits: barbecuing, dining al fresco (no matter what city you might find yourself in), cocktails on the patio, and summer festivals. The latter two were brought together at NYC’s Secret Summer event, a cocktail festival popup on Long Island.

But as it goes, some secrets aren’t meant to be kept, especially when they involve larger-than-life theatrics, live music, locally sourced food and farm-to-bar cocktails. Get a sneak peek in the video above as Foodable Video Correspondent Colleen Hagerty takes us into flavor euphoria.

Gab and Gobble: Secret Summer 2015

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Everyone loves a good party, but it’s even better when it’s full of surprises. It’s this spontaneity that made Secret Summer so charming and memorable. The whimsical garden cocktail party was held at The Foundry on Sunday, August 2nd, where guests wearing their summer best were mingling amidst mischievous performers breaking out into song and dance. At first glance, it seemed like any other summer soiree, but not everything was what it seemed, and while curiosity killed the cat, here it paid to open Pandora’s Box.

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