Timothy Bradley announces retirement from boxing

first_imgBradley is still in the boxing world as a commentator and was even in the television panel when Pacquiao lost his WBO world welterweight title to Jeff Horn last month in Australia. “I hope to continue to allow boxing in my world through teaching, commentating, and being a fan of a sport I love so dearly,” wrote BradleySports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I find my strength in them, my peace, and most importantly unconditional love. I wake up wanting to spend all time being a father, being a husband, and being free. Although that squared circle I lived to dance in everyday gave me so many smiles and blessings, it could never outweigh the smiles and blessings I receive from my wife and children.”The 33-year-old Bradley finished his career with a 33-2-1 record, his two losses at the hands of Manny Pacquiao, whom he had a trilogy of fights. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“The Desert Storm” won his first world title in 2008 when he escaped with a split decision victory over Junior Witter to take the WBC World super lightweight belt.He then unified the WBC and WBO World super lightweight titles in 2009 after a unanimous decision win over Kendall Holt in Canada. Bolts stay unbeaten, keep Picanto winless behind Durham’s triple-double End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend LATEST STORIES 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony PLAY LIST 00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:47PH’s Charly Suarez boxing lightweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcanocenter_img LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 09: Timothy Bradley Jr. stands in his corner before facing Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight championship fight on April 9, 2016 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFPFormer two-division world champion Timothy Bradley has retired from boxing, penning a heartfelt letter on his Instagram account Sunday.“Turning the page for me is bittersweet,” wrote Bradley. “That once in a lifetime purpose to wake up everyday and give 100 percent is now fueled towards something else—my family.” ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas Teen gunned down in Masbate Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her View commentslast_img read more

The fivestar Mandarin Oriental New York and Chic

first_imgThe five-star Mandarin Oriental, New York and Chicago-based co-owners Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas of the widely-acclaimed Alinea Group have announced the opening of The Aviary NYC. Featuring a distinctive culinary approach to cocktails and service, The Aviary NYC also includes The Office NYC, a speakeasy-style environment. The concept is Chef Achatz and Kokonas’ inaugural hotel partnership and first location outside of Chicago. Both spaces were designed by Tihany Design and are located on the hotel’s 35th floor.Reservations for The Aviary NYC are now available and can be made by clicking here.Drink experience at The Aviary NYCThe Aviary NYC provides an interactive journey for guests, where cocktails and small food plates complement the drink experience. Unique to the New York City location, The Aviary NYC offers an all-day menu where the team’s approach to inventing interesting flavour combinations are featured. Reflecting the core principles of the Chicago flagship, while incorporating the cocktail culture of New York City paired with panoramic views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline, the 90-seat Aviary NYC provides visitors with an experience like no other.From Chef Grant Achatz and Chicago-based beverage director Micah Melton, the drink experience at The Aviary NYC features a multi-course menu reflecting both Chicago and New York. Cocktail highlights include the Wake and Bake, inspired by breakfast in Manhattan. Featuring Aviary-selected single barrel rye whiskey, coffee and orange are infused into Vermouth and a pillow with the aroma of everything bagels is opened tableside, revealing all of the aspects of a perfect morning in New York City: coffee, orange juice, a bagel and of course – whiskey.Perfect for autumn, the Boom Goes The Dynamite cocktail, is served hot and features two types of rums, vanilla bean infused rooibos tea, violet sugar and vanilla liquor which are poured into a decanter. Dry ice is added to release the aromatics of brewing tea allowing the cocktail to cool to a perfect temperature for drinking and to take the chill off of a cool autumn evening.Food menu at The Aviary NYCUnlike the Chicago location, The Aviary NYC is the first to offer meal periods that extend beyond evening service. In partnership with Chef Grant and Chicago’s Aviary and The Office’s Executive Chef Dan Perretta, the team has developed a menu that incorporates the same attributes, philosophies and products as the Chicago location, but with a twist, taking inspiration from New York City.Menus are offered as part of “All Day Dining” featuring breakfast, brunch and small lunch plates with “Evening Service” focusing on more substantial dinner plates. Menu highlights include Chef Grant’s signature black truffle explosion plate, made famous at his Alinea restaurant, featuring ravioli filled with exploding truffle in liquefied form; Thai pork belly with young coconut and banana curry and A5 Miyazaki Wagyu with pickled young ginger, tofu misozuke and yuzu kosho mustard.Visitors to the space can also indulge in a dining journey with two Chef’s Tables, seating up to two guests each. Here, guests can take in panoramic views of the city while receiving an up close and personal look into The Aviary NYC’s drink kitchen.Guests can book an experience starting from three-courses, along with five-courses and special Chef’s Table experiences by clicking here.The Office NYCAccessible via an entrance located adjacent to The Aviary NYC’s glass-enclosed drink kitchen, the 44-seat Office NYC, which opened in early July 2017, provides an intimate speakeasy-style environment for visitors. The lounge features a world-class rare spirits collection including a Hector Romain Cognac dating back to 1835, among other “dusty bottle cocktails.” Additionally, The Office NYC showcases a deep spirits collection; pre-Prohibition style cocktails; signature offerings and “Dealer’s Choice,” where bartenders create a tailored drink based on patron’s preferences, ranging from citrus or herbal tones and favorite seasons to their favorite movie characters, destinations and more. Food menu offerings from Chef Grant and Chef Dan include fresh vegetable crudités with snap pea bavarios; prime ribeye tartare with mustard aioli, egg yolk and cornichons; mussels with smoked bacon, leeks and roasted garlic and other eclectic dishes.“It’s been exciting to collaborate alongside these talented restaurateurs and to see The Aviary NYC make its debut at Mandarin Oriental, New York,” said Susanne Hatje, General Manager. “The addition of these new food and drink concepts will position our hotel as a true destination experience for visitors alike. From our five-star accommodations and wellness experiences to exceptional culinary and innovative beverage offerings, this will further position the hotel as a leader in the world of New York City hospitality.”“To see The Aviary NYC and The Office NYC finally come to life is fulfilling for the entire Alinea Group Team,” said Nick Kokonas, co-owner of The Alinea Group. “We feel through this partnership with Mandarin Oriental, New York and the entire Hotel Group, that the space will truly honor the New York restaurant and hospitality community and attract a multitude of international visitors and culinary enthusiasts alike.”last_img read more