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PHILANTHROPIST JEAN SHAFIROFF SPOTTED AT MET OPENING NIGHT GALA

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   Jean Shafiroff Philanthropist and style icon Jean Shafiroff was spotted at the MET Opera Opening Night Gala of  Terence Blanchard's "Fire Shut Up in My Bones'.   Ms. Shafiroff wore a striking black and beige couture gown  by African American fashion designer B Michael.   The Met Opera's opening night gala of Terence Blanchard's popular production of "Fire Shut Up in My Bones featured an all black cast starring Will Liverman.  The film version of the opera  opened in cinemas around the world on October 23, 2021.

DENNIS RODMAN HOOPS IT UP AT FAMED NEW YORK CITY CLUB 'HOOPS'

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  Hoops  Basketball legend Dennis Rodman visited New York’s Hoops Cabaret over the weekend. The club bills itself as “combining the fun of a sports bar with the excitement of a gentlemen’s club,” and there were “Hoops girls” performing on the stages and up close and personal. While basketball games were playing on the dozens of TVs and video screens, Rodman was quite occupied at his own table surrounded by several of the sexy Hoops girls. “He’s legendary,” said Hoops girl Candace. “And I know now that he is really nice and a lot of fun!” “Dennis is in the Basketball Hall of Fame, but he should also be in the Nightlife Hall of Fame,” said Hoops girl Bella. Hoops Cabaret is just one block from Madison Square Garden, and features food, drink, girls stripping out of sports outfits, and an aptly named “VIP Man Cave.” HOOPS Cabaret and Sports Bar 48 West 33rd Street, New York City ***Ringside, Balcony Seating ***Super VIP “Man Cave” ***Full Menu, Served Late

RADIO AND TV HOST GREG KELLY REGULAR AT 'THE SKINNY CENTER'

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  Greg Kelly The Skinny Center is Westchester's first physician network to bring trained medical expertise to the fields of integrative weight loss, women's aesthetics, and anti-aging. They are thrilled to announce the opening of the new Harrison location, under the guidance and supervision of the renowned, Dr. Aaron Spingarn. The Skinny Center’s cutting-edge facility provides a long-term weight loss strategy as well as precise aesthetic treatments, managed with the full support of certified medical professionals. Patients can achieve their ideal and healthy weight loss goals safely and effectively under their expert care. All clients receive a full medical consultation, whether they are suffering from severe health issues because of extreme excess weight or are looking to lose 15-20 pounds. This includes a thorough scientific assessment of body mass and basal metabolic rate to accurately predict weight loss. Their clients' average weight loss result is about 25 pounds in j

FALL ESCAPES AT FAMED SOUTHAMPTON INN & HISTORIC VILLAGE

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  Southampton Inn With the hot summer behind us and life almost back to a normal pace we welcome autumn in Southampton, which is delightful with its remaining hint of summer air during the day and clean crisp breeze blowing as the glorious sun settles over the horizon in the evening. And with fall upon us, your cozy getaway by the beach awaits at the Southampton Inn. Located in the historic Village of Southampton on the East End, the Tudor-style Inn offers 90 elegant guest rooms surrounded by magnificent estates, within walking distance of boutiques, museums, art galleries, and eateries. The Southampton Inn: •The Southampton Inn rates are reduced for the fall season. Connecting rooms are available for family getaways. Rates in October start at $250 per night, double occupancy, plus fees and tax. As always children under 12 are free in parents’ room. • Claude's Restaurant will continue offering breakfast and their award-winning brunch from 7:00am to 2:00pm Sunday through Thursday an

ULTIMATE NEW YORK DINING EXPERIENCE @ BAYLANDER STEEL BEACH WEST HARLEM PIERS

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  The Baylander Nightlife New Yorkers live for a good view, especially when they eat out. The ultimate dining experience with the Big Apple’s best panorama sights can be found when you visit The Baylander Steel Beach. Harlem hosts the hotspot restaurant and bar that calls the world’s smallest aircraft carrier ship home. At 125th Street West Harlem Piers, is a one-of-a-kind dining extravaganza that boasts breathtaking surroundings and an incredible menu of craft cocktails, beer, and food. Seating in the open-air space is ample with six areas to pick – from the main floor Flight Deck in closest proximity to the bar; the Captain’s Look Out that has your bar stool practically sitting on the edge of the river; to the cleverly named Patron (Tequila) Deck that has upper-level seating full of fresh air crosswinds and a 360-degree bird’s eye views; to the (Grey) Goose Deck that faces the colorful Harlem streets; and to the Jungle Room that below deck brings an intimate feel to seating with a se

T-BAR STEAK AND LOUNGE IN SOUTHAMPTON FOR A EXQUISITE AND INSPIRING MENU THIS FALL

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  T-Bar Steak And Lounge T-Bar Steak and Lounge in Southampton is a divine and picturesque restaurant out east for the most exquisite meal this fall. With inspiring menu selections, the establishment offers guests outstanding cuisine in a casual, yet sophisticated space. The quintessential location in the heart of the village is an ideal stop for superb dining and cocktails in a charming setting. With friends and family, the grand ambiance is enjoyed in comfortable indoor seating, as well as on a spacious outdoor terrace. T-Bar Southampton is ready to serve the best classic cuisines with a modern twist. The menu features a wide range of dishes, ranging from mouthwatering renditions of classics to refined and inventive plates, providing the ultimate dining experience. It is no wonder that the restaurant has loyal followers from Manhattan to the local beach towns. Tbar-Hamburger During dinner hours guests can begin their meal at T-Bar Southampton with the flavorful Thin Crust Pizza, or s

FARMINGDALE LONG ISLAND'S NEWEST HIT RESTAURANT 'NUNZI'S'

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  Grandmas Meatballs  A family's love for good food and good vibes has created what is destined to be the hottest new restaurant in Farmingdale, New York. Inspired by a grandfather’s passion for bringing people together at a table and a grandmother’s love for food is the launch of Nunzi’s. Owner and operator Michael Napolitano along with his brother, Vincent Jr, are out to prove that the incredible dishes made in the kitchen are only to be rivaled by the fantastic hospitality of Nunzi’s where everybody is treated like a VIP. Traditions and respect for the good ole days,’ are incorporated into a sleek and modern layout by renowned designer Derek Axelrod. “Here at Nunzis we plan on keeping my grandfather's traditions alive. You will eat with us, drink with us and laugh with us. Families and friends will all enjoy delicious food, fine drinks, good music and making memories,” states Napolitano. The modern take on classic dishes, highlights a menu that incorporates unique twists on

ICONIC CALIFORNIA-BASED CHUCK'S VINTAGE BRINGS CLASSIC STYLE TO MANHATTAN

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   Vinnie Cammarata The iconic California​-based ​Chuck’s Vintage has brought classic style to Manhattan with a grand celebration honoring the legacy of the brand. Invited guests toasted the arrival of Chuck’s Vintage at a private party at Classic Car​s​ of Manhattan. ​Notable VIP attendees​ gathered at Pier 76 for a night of old-school fun and modern twists that will mix the time-honored vibes​ of the brand​ with edgy New York City fashion tones. There was also a special live entertainment from DJ Lee Kalt and vocalist Xandra K. The festivities toasted the opening flagship retail outlet​, ​as well as the illustrious career of Chuck’s Vintage founder, Madeline Cammarata. Hailing from a fashion background as a renowned model, Madeline found a powerful niche in the world of denim. Her ​style ​sensibilities provided an instrumental foundation for fabric development with powerful brands like 7 For All Mankind. In 2006, she started Chuck’s Vintage, which overnight became a true American ori

SERBIAN RISING STAR SOPRANO MARIJA JELIC DEBUT @ CARNEGIE HALL

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  Anthony Manoli And Marija Jelic  Serbian rising star soprano Marija Jelic made her American premiere at the legendary Carnegie Hall, presented by New York Artist Management. Her grand debut in the states highlighted an enchanting evening of music alongside American pianist Anthony Manoli. “Power of Destiny” showcased Rachmaninoff’s Russian songs, opera arias written by master composers Verdi and Puccini including repertoire from Turandot, Madame Butterfly, Forza del destino, and Otello. The audience was enamored by Marija’s performance, giving her and Anthony immense ovations between each number. Notable attendees included Serbian consuls Olgica Vlacic and Tamara Vujovic, as well as philanthropist Jean Shafiroff. Marija has performed with Jonathan Tetelman, and this season has sung alongside Elīna Garanča, Placido Domingo and Jose Cura.  Her impressive and emotive sound will be highlighted with her renowned acting abilities as she takes the stage. Classical takes of each song will im

JEAN SHAFIROFF - DENISE RICH - ELISABETH MUHR WILL CHAIR THE VIENNESE OPERA BALL

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  The Viennese Opera Ball The Viennese Opera Ball will host their Swing Dinner Dance Gala, “The Golden Age” which will be held on Thursday, October 21st, 2021, at the Metropolitan Club. The Viennese Opera Ball is a nonprofit association under Section 501(c)(3) and celebrated under the auspices of the US Austrian Chamber of Commerce. Each year, it supports charitable projects that are connected to communities in New York or Vienna. The proceeds of the Swing Dinner Dance Gala will benefit the Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research. The black-tie event will be a change up to their traditional Opera Ball with the swing dance party theme. The music for the evening will be provided by the Misha Piatigorsky Trio, with Misha Piatigorsky on piano, Benny Benack III singing and playing trumpet, Sergei Avanesov on Saxophone, and Singer Kennedy.   The Gala Chairs for the evening are Elisabeth Muhr, Denise Rich, and Jean Shafiroff. The evening will start with a reception at 7:00pm, followe

JEAN SHAFIROFF HONORED @ HEALTH ADVOCATES NEW YORK TREASURES GALA

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Jean Shafiroff Health Advocates for Older People’s New York Treasures Gala took place at a private club in Manhattan. The festive event was a momentous affair with guests enjoying cocktails and dinner.  Co-chairs Leonard Van Lowe and Richard S. Johnson along with Executive Director, Nancy Houghton, helped host the benefit that honored the three Health Advocates’ 2021 New York Treasures that include Jean Shafiroff, Evan A. Davis, and Rebecca Myers Thomas.  Houghton states, “We are excited to be celebrating 36 years of providing tools, techniques, and support for the City’s seniors to help them to age with vitality and independence.” Nancy Houghton With Martin Shafiroff And Jean Shafiroff Notable attendees included: honorees Jean Shafiroff, Evan A. Davis, and Rebecca Myers Thomas; Elizabeth (Betsy) Timberman, Leonard Van Lowe, Richard S. Johnson, Nancy Houghton, Martin Shafiroff, NYS Assembly Woman Rebecca Seawright, Bunty Armstrong, Gale Kroger, Anne Griffin, David Hochberg, Ann

WHERE TO DINE & STAY DURING THE 29TH ANNUAL HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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   The 29th annual Hamptons International Film Festival  The 29th annual Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) is taking place this weekend out east. Since 1992, the festivities have celebrated the art of film while creating a unique and varied presentation of international films and filmmakers. Audiences are always as captivated by the annual film festival each October as they are by the stunning surroundings of the environment. Leading the festival with great anticipation in 2021 is Belfast, which is gaining worthy Oscar buzz. Director Kenneth Branagh’s film is set amidst the sociopolitical turmoil of late-1960s Northern Ireland. Following Buddy (Jude Hill), a nine-year-old boy, the script focuses on the lives of his Ma and Pa (Jamie Dornan and Caitríona Balfe) and doting grandparents (Judi Dench and Ciarán Hinds) as they raise him. Buddy dreams of a life of glamour, but social discontent suddenly erupts, and life is suddenly turned upside down.  C’mon, C’mon has Academy Award