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Last week, we spent a fantastic spring evening at the Cabanas at the Maritime Hotel for the summer kick-off event of the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund.
As we walked up the stairs to check-in, a line of Marines greeted guests and handed out miniature American flags, which we waved enthusiastically. The evening was attended by police officers, firefighters, members of the military, and lots of family and friends willing to support a fantastic cause.
The New York Police & Fire... [Read More]
James Toback and Michael Mailer’s feature documentary “Seduced and Abandoned,” starringAlec Baldwin, premiered as a Special Screening in the Official Selection at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival on Monday, May 20, 2013.
Following the premiere at the Salle du Soixantième Theatre in Cannes, James Toback andMichael Mailer celebrated with an exclusive dinner and after party, hosted by Denise Rich, aboard her private yacht M/Y Lady Joy, in the Old Port of Cannes. The three were joined by executive... [Read More]
If France and Spain had a child its name would be Languedoc-Roussillon. The Occitan word “Languedoc” sums it up perfectly: it means the language of yes.
Yes to kilometers of unspoiled beaches, groves of olive trees, towering peaks, Roman ruins and medieval castles…But most of all, YES to the food and drink!
Languedoc-Roussillon is that true France that you think has disappeared, where the dishes have remained so traditional (cod brandade, duck confit, cassoulet) they taste fresh and new and the vines are so ancient they have no choice but... [Read More]
I had the opportunity to attend the 2013 Gala Reception for the Rainforest Alliance, a non-profit that conserves biodiversity and sustains livelihoods. They do so by change land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.
This evening was to raise money by silent auctions and to support the companies that make a difference for the forests. The silent auctions offered exploration trips to Costa Rica, Kenya and even Polar Bear sighting, furthermore, the silent auction offered espresso machines, theater tickets, spa treatments and much... [Read More]
Last week, influential young professionals gathered at LAVO in support of Silver Hill Hospital for their first annual Young Professionals Fundraising Benefit.
Dr. Sigurd Ackerman, President and Medical Director, of Silver Hill Hospital welcomed the over 130 guests in attendance, and steering committee member, Jaime Gleicher, gave a moving speech about her own personal experience at SHH. Now she is campaigning to help raise awareness for the hospital, and bring together young professionals to be involved in the cause. The evening raised... [Read More]
Taste of Tribeca is a one-of-a-kind outdoor culinary festival that celebrates downtown local flavor. Now in its 19th year, this highly regarded annual event raised funds for education. The proceeds from the event went towards ensuring the continuation of arts and enrichment programs at local public schools, PS 150 and PS 234 (Mo’s elementary school).
New Yorkers braved the rain to come out and support the cause while sampling dishes like salted cod brandade with tomato compote crustine, eggplant parmigiana &... [Read More]
El Museo del Barrio held its annual gala in New York City. The Gala honored actor Raúl Esparza with the Excellence in the Arts Award, Ramiro Ortiz Mayorga with the Trustee Leadership Award, and Ricardo Villela Marino, CEO, Latin America Banco Itaú Unibanco with the Corporate Excellence in the Arts Award. The Gala Chairs were Valentino D. Carlotti, Fe Fendi, Valentin Hernández, and Marie Unanue. The Gala raised more than one million dollars for the museum.
Guest included: Maria & Alejandro Aguirre, Mariana & José... [Read More]
Jacob’s Cure is a non-profit foundation dedicated to raising the funds necessary to cure Canavan disease, a fatal genetic brain disorder that affects children at birth. Because of an enzyme deficiency, an acid in the brain accumulates to dangerous levels causing catastrophic effects to the normal formation of myelin (white matter) in the brain that is responsible for transmitting nerve impulses from one part of the body to another. It is the lack of white matter that leaves Canavan children incapable of performing the simplest functions.
Recently,... [Read More]
The Blind Pig: A Speakeasy Benefit for FABnyc
Groovy meets chic at
The Blind Pig
Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and stunning views of the City from The Penthouse at The Standard, East Village.
Try your luck in a raffle and silent auction, and shake a tail feather to speakeasy-themed live music.
Purchase Tickets at
$50 / Early Bird, includes cocktail party with one drink
($65 after June 3rd)
The Bee’s Knees
$85 / Cocktail party with three drinks,... [Read More]
To celebrate 25 years of ongoing success, Wine Enthusiast Magazine threw an epic Red and White Bash at the Hudson Hotel with wine free-flowing the entire evening. In addition to the abundance of delicious wines, food, live music and entertainment, 100% of the ticket proceeds went to benefit Wine to Water, a charity bringing clean drinking water to developing countries.
The event was curated by masterful event producer Adam Aleksander, who created a Moulin Rouge-burlesque-meets-traveling carnival atmosphere. An aerial performer dangled from... [Read More]