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Booze hounds from every nook and cranny of NYC came out to the New York Public Library for the 2013 Manhattan Cocktail Classic opening night gala. Ever an epic celebration! Guests roamed around the 4 floors of the library, every turn a surprise encounter with a new cocktail, tasty bites, and fantastic outfits.
VIP guests were allowed to enter at 9:00 pm, 1 hour earlier than general admission ticket holders. At precisely 8:58 pm, the band started playing in full swing, and everyone eagerly waited to check-in and get their drink on. Upon walking... [Read More]
The 8th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party
on Governors Island
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
JUNE 15TH & 16TH
AUGUST 17TH & 18TH, 2013
(rain dates June 29th & 30th and Sept. 14th & 15th)
11:00AM to 5:00PM
Get the Gilt City exclusive ticket packages! Limited tickets available, go here!
Advance General Admission tickets: $30 available here
Tickets at the door: $35 Cash Only
Only Advance General Admission and Gilt City ticket-holders are guaranteed admission to the event.
Tickets purchases at... [Read More]
Last Saturday, despite the gloomy weather, we were all glowing with excitement at the Mercedes Club in midtown. Between the incredibly bright cocktails featuring Heering (both the Cherry variety its sultry Coffee-flavored sister) and Xante (a Swedish pear liquor), the pop-up Mercedes Style and Beauty Bars for both Men and Women (brought to us by Trumans), and the spectacular rooftop setting, how could we not feel as happy as sunshine? Men were treated to a brush-up, shave, a shine or a mustache trim, while their better halves enjoyed hand and shoulder... [Read More]
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]