Best Cocktails to Make for a Halloween Party


We all know NYC Cocktail prices can easily put you over your weekly budget, but many are really easy to make at home! Whether you are hosting your own event, heading to a friends or looking to celebrate Halloween on your own this year, there are plenty of great cocktails you can make yourself to get into the holiday spirit! Here are a number of recipes you can try out for Halloween night or any Horror movie binge that are easy to make right in your Sagamore apartment!


Mulled Apple Cider: This recipe is as simple as it gets with combining cider, cinnamon sticks, lemon, orange peel, berries, coves and rum!  Heat all ingredients except the rum in a large saucepan until it starts to boil. For super strong flavor cook on low in a large pit and let simmer until ready. Remove from stove and add in rum for this warm cocktail perfect for a cook fall October night!


Pomegranate Poison Spritz: A great drink to serve to Halloween guests this spritzer may even bring out a scream! The cocktail is easy enough to accommodate to most tastes and simple to make! Just add vodka, seltzer and Pomegranate juice. Take plastic spiders and freeze them the night before in ice cube trays with water. Substitute the pomegranate for almost any fruit juice flavor of your choice! Serve in your spooky mixture for the perfect themed drink!


Blood Orange Sangria: Grab some oranges, strawberries and raspberries for the fruits of this Halloween sangria! Take two and combine with sugar and juice and smash the others into small bits. Combine wine, brandy, oranges, club soda and stir, and top each glass off with a fruit piece!

Hosting an Academy Awards Party at The Sagamore

Award season for movies and television has been going on for weeks, but the biggest award show to celebrate cinema will be taking place Sunday Feb 26th. The Academy Awards will be posted this year by Jimmy Kimmel as some of the most well-known names in entertainment go up against each other. Who says hollywood are the only ones who get to have fun? If you plan on watching the show with friends, add some glitz and glam by throwing an Academy Awards part in your Sagamore apartment. Here great tips for making the night a little more exciting than just sitting on your couch.

Invitation: If you want to go all out send invitations mimicking what you imagine the invite the stars receive looks like! Guests will be excited to attend from the start.

Dress Code: Tell guests to pick their favorite dress from years past and replicate it as best they can. If you don’t want guests to go through that trouble, set a tone and ask that everyone chooses their favorite dress or suit or dresses like the stars if you are looking to host a sophisticated soiree!

Drinks: Have plenty of options for guests to choose from both on the rocks and mixed. Champagne and several liquor options are perfect Oscars drinks. Make a few cocktails before guests arrive so they have some premade options to choose from and aren’t overwhelmed by choices.

Games: If you’re focused on the fashion have some fun with Bingo. Mark off spaces on your board as you see certain details and styles of dresses on the red carpet. You can get a premade printable bingo game here or create your own! Everyone already has their opinions on who will be the big winners for the night. Make it known who you want to win big by having ballots for everyone to fill out pre-show.