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Archives: January 2010

Concert in the City

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If you’re looking for a fun night out in the city tonight, stop by The Carlton Restaurant for some fine dining and then let us take you to the Benedum Center via limo for the Jim Brickman concert. Jim Brickman has revolutionized the sound of Adult Contemporary music with his pop-style solo piano and the romantic popular song. Tonight’s concert is part of a tour inspired by his world travels and memorable experiences of music bridging borders and cultural divides.Tickets start at $20.50; to order, call (412) 456-6666. You won’t be disappointed!

Time for Wine…and Mimosas!

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It’s officially National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week!  There are tons of health benefits to drinking fresh squeezed juice and it’s a great way to detoxify your body after the holidays.  We encourage everyone to take part in this week and save some of your fresh squeezed juice for later, so when you need to get off the health kick for a bit you can make some fantastic Mimosas!  Mimosas are simply champagne mixed with juice and make great drinks to have with a late breakfast or brunch.  Here’s a simple Mimosa recipe to try out with some fresh squeezed orange juice:

Champagne
2 ounces of cold freshly squeezed orange juice
Orange slice for garnish – optional

Pour orange juice into a champagne flute. Add champagne to fill the glass. Garnish with a slice of orange if using a glass if using a wine glass.

Enjoy!

The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of January 18.

Remember, you can always find more events on the Post-Gazette’s Event Calendar as well as the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Calendar.

These are just a few of our favorites!

King for a Day. Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 18th by heading over to the Children’s Museum for it’s King for a Day.  The local radio show “Saturday Light Brigade” welcomes children, families, adults and community members to a public reading of the speeches of civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968).

A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Starting this week, visit the O’Reilly Theater for a A Midsummer Night’s Dream!  This comic extravaganza brings together the vibrant fairy kingdom, a quartet of mismatched lovers, the bewitched Bottom, and a band of bumbling rustics in the world’s most magical play.  Starts January 21st.

Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey. Don’t miss this match-up when the Pens take on Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals on January 21st at the Mellon Arena.  Stop by The Carlton for a pregame drink or meal or stay for the entire game!