Matt Archambault’s beer journey started in a Belgian bistro where a Leffe Tripel changed his world forever. Working in beer bars and brewery taprooms since 2007, he’s been an advocate and outrider of the state’s burgeoning beer scene. An active member of the craft beer community in western Queens, Matt regularly organizes neighborhood bottle shares and judges local beer competitions. Follow his journey online at @beerpractice.
Maya Contreras’ love of the arts has given her a substantial background in storytelling. From interviewing countless iconic artists including Calvin Klein and the cast of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, to writing numerous plays featured in Fringe NYC, Maya has leveraged her broad curiosity to deliver great stories to the people of New York.