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Monday, August 22, 2016

SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM FREE FRIDAYS FETE


South Street Seaport




South Street Seaport Museum announces its Free-Fridays Program on August 26, September 30, & October 28, 2016 from 3pm-7pm. Join them on the last Friday of every month through October for Free Fridays at the Seaport Museum. Between the hours of 3pm and 7pm the Seaport Museum will offer free admission to its exhibition Street of Ships: The Port and its People, as well as thematic educational and programmatic activities including special tours, artisan demonstrations, talks and lectures, and hands-on activities for the whole family. Reservations are required and can be made online at https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/free-fridays.


Each Free Friday is centered around a different theme; the theme for the August program is "Peking" in honor of the famed tall ship currently berthed at Pier 16. This Free Friday kicks off the final weekend of public access to Peking as we prepare for her eventual departure to Hamburg, Germany. Special programming includes participatory sail raising aboard the ship, printing demonstrations at Bowne Printers with free Peking themed take-aways, and a screening of Around Cape Horn at Melville Gallery, thanks to Mystic Seaport Museum.


The Free Friday program is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the Office of New York Assembly Member Alice Cancel.


ABOUT SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM



South Street Seaport Museum is a non-profit cultural institution located in the heart of the historic South Street Seaport district in New York City. Founded in 1967, the South Street Seaport Museum preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Designated by Congress as America's National Maritime Museum, the Museum houses galleries and performance spaces, working nineteenth century print shops, a maritime library, a maritime craft center, and a fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of "Where New York Begins." https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org

Saturday, August 13, 2016

TONY BENNETT & LADY GAGA LIGHT EMPIRE STATE

Lady Gaga With Legend Tony Bennett



Tony Bennett And Lady Gaga




Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga light the Empire State Building in honor of 90 years of Bennett's musical legacy recently in New York City.



Tuesday, August 09, 2016

MIKE PIAZZA HITS HOME RUN AT MAMO NEW YORK

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DINING LEGENDS
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Rita Cosby With Tomaczek Bednarek



Paul Gerben And Mike Piazza




Luxury lifestyle magazine Haute Living, helmed by Chairman Robert Farmer and executive publishers Kamal Hotchandani and Seth Semilof, hosted a private dinner party in honor of baseball legend Mike Piazza’s induction to the Hall of Fame and the retirement of his Mets jersey. The intimate dinner took place at celebrity favorite MAMO Restaurant in SoHo on Sunday, July 31st, 2016, and was presented by Johnnie Walker Blue Label and JetSmarter. Piazza was gifted a special engraved bottle by Johnnie Walker Blue Label at the dinner, as well as a special painting from artist Paul Gerben.



Notable attendees included: Mike Piazza, Alicia Rickter, Kamal Hotchandani, Violet Camacho, Paul Gerben, Rita Cosby, Tomaczek Bednarek, Alisa Roever, Norisol Ferrari, Unik Ernest and Ronn Torossian.


Mike Piazza And Amanda Monti



Guests were served a selection of MAMO’s Provencal dishes, including starters such as Carpaccio di Salmone (fresh salmon carpaccio), Peperoni dolci Grigliati con Farcia el Tonno (grilled red peppers stuffet with tuna), and off the menu special Pizze Focaccia al Tartufo (parmesan, cantal cheese and truffle pizza). Main dishes included the popular Raviolini at Tartufo (ravioli with black summer truffle), Tagliata di Filetto al Vino Rosso (beef filet with red wine glaze and ratatouille), and Filetto di Orata alla Griglia, Verdure All’Olio for seafood lovers (grilled gilthead seabream, mixed vegetables). For dessert, guests were served a selection of the restaurant’s “menu di dessert” favorites.



Guests also enjoyed delicious signature cocktails from Johnnie Walker Blue Label, including the “Aberdeen,” a smooth mixture of Johnnie Walker Double Black with honey syrup and grapefruit soda, and the “Of Fathers & Men” cocktail, made with Johnnie Walker Black Label, coffee liqueur, cherry herring and mole bitters.



MAMO restaurant continues to draw celebrities, locals and visitors alike to New York’s bustling SoHo neighborhood. MAMO New York is the transatlantic sister to Cannes film festival go-to restaurant MAMO Le Michelangelo, a two decades old French Riviera staple and favorite among movie stars and socialites alike.

 Kamal Hotchandani With Mike Piazza, Alicia Rickter And Violet Camacho



MAMO, the younger SoHo sibling, is run by Italian restauranteur Mike “Mamo” Mammoliti (son of MAMO Le Michelangelo’s Herve Mammoliti) and maintains the same authentic feel and dedication to Provençal flavors as its Antibes namesake. Just like MAMO Le Michelangelo, MAMO New York attracts a wide array of celebrities, including Rhianna, Magic Johnson, Alexander Wang, Diane Kruger, Samuel L. Jackson, Gigi Hadid, Beyonce and Jay Z.



Heading up the kitchen and the brand new menu is Michelin-Starred Executive Chef Massimo Sola, formerly of Eataly Roma and Ristorante Quattro Mori, and winner of the best pasta at the 2016 Il Primo Manhattan competition. A native of Italy, Sola grew up surrounded by the flavors and cooking style of the Italian/French Provençal cuisine. Drawing on colors and nature as inspiration, Sola is known for his simple yet eye catching dishes.



To complement the flavorful dishes, MAMO also boasts an impressive cocktail menu from which diners can enjoy specialty cocktails such as the MAMO Negroni, the MAMO Spritz and the one-of-a-kind Martini Al Tartufo (truffle martini). In addition to the cocktail program, MAMO also has an extensive wine list of carefully selected French and Italian wines to complement the cuisine.



MAMO offers diners traditional southern Italian/French cuisine in an intimate yet elegant setting. The bi-level restaurant includes a casual lounge on the ground floor and a formal dining room upstairs. Both spaces capture the Riviera’s “sense of home” with original family photos and oversized vintage movie posters. The decor also incorporates classic New York-inspired touches such as exposed brick walls.



About Haute Living


Haute Living produces a leading network of luxury publications currently serving New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and San Francisco with plans to take its highly successful platform into multiple cities in both the U.S. and international markets. Through these distinguished regional publications, Haute Living uniquely reaches into the hearts and minds of the most influential and elusive consumers in our country’s most affluent destinations.



For more information, please visit http://hauteliving.com



Follow Haute Living on social media:

F: hautelivingnewyork

I: hauteliving

T: @hautelivingmag



About MAMO



Located on West Broadway between Grand and Canal Streets, MAMO restaurant is a purveyor of affectionate Italian and Provençal dining experience. MAMO is bringing a long tradition of Italian hospitality and Provençal charm to New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. MAMO, The New York outpost of Le Michelangelo, a 23-year-old staple located on the French Riviera, boasts Michelin-starred chef Massimo Sola (formerly of Eataly Roma, Ristorante Quattro Mori) as executive chef. Whether you prefer a relaxing night out with your closest friends, intimate gatherings and business meetings, or a grand cocktail party, you are certain to experience an unforgettable evening at MAMO and enjoy the incredible service and food. The menu incorporates a mix of classic family recipes as well as market specials. The restaurant’s design embodies the Riviera’s “sense of home” with a warm color palate, original family photos and oversized vintage movie posters. The multi-level restaurant offers an unforgettable experience where every single person is treated with affection and love.



For more information, please call visit http://www.mamonyc.com



Follow MAMO on social media:

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T: @Mamo_NYC



MAMO

323 West Broadway

(between Grand & Canal St)

New York, NY 10013

 Photos Courtesy Of: Getty Images For Haute Living / Lawlor Media GP


Saturday, August 06, 2016

Monday, August 01, 2016

MYEZBZ'S IN HIGH DEMAND FROM BLOGGERS

EZBZ



MyEZBZ's online concierge service is in high demand from bloggers interested in integrating the technology in to their website. Bloggers and website owners have found that myEZBZ's marketplace technology is the perfect feature to drive traffic and generate additional streams of revenue. The marketplace technology allows users to easily find products or services offered by businesses in their area. Additional to generating revenue, the marketplace technology can also help website owners strengthen their online following by providing a reliable community resource and establish professional relationships with local businesses.



On a fitness blog for example; an integration with myEZBZ would allow a reader to submit a free request on the blog for a personal yoga instructor in their area. Within minutes, local yoga instructors would reply to the user directly via the myEZBZ technology. Similarly on a fashion blog, a user may request a specific, vintage garment, and receive replies from vintage stores and private sellers in their area momentarily. By utilizing the technology on their website, bloggers can provide a unique resource to their audience that sets them apart from competitors.



MyEZBZ has also partnered up with a number of mom bloggers, whose readers have found myEZBZ a rescue for anything from fixing a broken stroller wheel, to finding toddler gym classes, to hiring a contractor to do repair work at home. Some recent partnerships include family blogger MomRN (http://momrn.com), parenting blogger The Mom Of The Year (http://www.themomoftheyear.net) and kids & lifestyle blogger Born 2 Impress (http://born2impress.com).



For users in need of a specific product or service, they can now use myEZBZ's unique concierge technology via their preferred blog or website. Registered businesses are able to respond to any user requests received through the application for the cost of just $3 per request; businesses that reply within the first 90 minutes are rewarded with a discount, enabling them to reply for $1. Bulk and additional pricing packages are also available.



Through this partnership, the blog can help busy people save time and money by finding the products and services they are looking for, while myEZBZ offers the only technology that levels the playing field and allows local businesses to succeed in the digital space. This is because with the myEZBZ platform, local businesses can compete with large corporations even if they do not have a website, search ranking or advertising budget. Accredited, reputable businesses are automatically offered the opportunity to bid on consumers’ needs using the myEZBZ technology, which is available via www.myEZBZ.com, and for free download from the Apple App Store and in Google Play Store. This partnership is a part of EZBZ, Inc. Founder and CEO Shana Schlossberg’s larger vision of ensuring the success of small businesses in the digital age.



For bloggers and website owners who want to learn more please visit http://widgets.myEZBZ.com or contact EZBZ at marketplaces@myEZBZ.com or 1-855-461-8619



ABOUT EZBZ: 



Established in 2011, EZBZ is an honest, social marketplace where users post whenever they seek out a product or service, and responses are generated in the form of competitive bids from local businesses. Once a query is entered, EZBZ identifies and notifies local vendors that offer that product or service, sending them a request allowing them to respond with pricing and availability. Users typically begin receiving responses from businesses in minutes and, in many cases, with accurate pricing, thus saving the consumer time spent making phone calls, comparing prices or searching online. EZBZ’s goal is to offer its users a solution that is simple, efficient and affordable, while empowering thousands of local businesses that now have an equal opportunity to bid for a consumer’s business.



Thursday, July 28, 2016

GUY FIERI @ CARNIVAL CRUISES BEER-B-QUE

Guy Fieri



Guy Fieri attended Carnival Cruise Line’s Summertime Beer-B-Que with Guy Fieri at 620 Loft and Garden in New York City yesterday.



Thursday, July 21, 2016

KELLY RIPA INTRODUCES NEW HOME COLLECTION

Kelly Ripa



Kelly Ripa introduced the Kelly Ripa Home Collection, her new line of bedding, furniture and rugs that channels her spirited personality at Macy's Herald Square,yesterday in New York City.


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

MVVO ART AND ACCESSIBLE ART FAIR SUMMER FETE

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NEW YORK CITY EVENTS

Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Olivia Olsen With Alec Ohanin



Ian Macdonald-Smith With Marcel Ceuppens



Lori Cuisilier And Renelio Marin



MvVO ART and Accessible Art Fair, held a Summer Soiree with new partner, microblogging platform and social networking website Tumblr. Tumblr is an important media partnership, in addition to primary media partner Artnet. Guests enjoyed sumptuous cocktails by Stoli Elit Ultra Luxury Vodka, mixed with refreshing and flowery Belvoir Fruit Farms lemonades, while mingling with the artists of the upcoming Accessible Art Fair inaugural New York edition. Tumblr hosted MvVO ART (US partner) and Accessible Art Fair at their New York Headquarters. The Stoli Elit team brought along its stunning ballerinas to entertain guests. Additionally, Brussels Airlines provided a Sharingbox customized photo booth to offer guests a fun and memorable experience.



MvVO ART and Accessible Art Fair celebrated the addition of Tumblr as their latest partner, providing a major social media platform and press coverage for the November 2016 Accessible Art Fair New York edition. Other partners include Neuhaus chocolates, who offered guests delectable pralines, and BelCham (the Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce in the US).

Brenda Schweickhardt With Jan Planit


A mix of artists, press, sponsors, partners and art buying public attended the event, with notable attendees including: Maria van Vlodrop (Founder of MvVO ART & Co-Founder of the Accessible Art Fair New York Edition), Stephanie Manasseh (Founder of the Accessible Art Fair), Valentine Uhovski (Tumblr Fashion & Arts Director), Marc Calcoen (Belgian Consulate General in New York), Christophe Allard (Christophe Allard, Director North America, Brussels Airlines), Brenda von Schweickhardt, Ara Ohanian, Genevieve Ohanian, Linda Yaccarino and Claudio Madrazo.



An hour into the event, the three event hosts Maria van Vlodrop, Stephanie Manasseh and Valentine Uhovski requested the guests attention to thank them for attending the event and celebrating their new partnership at the upcoming Accessible Arts Fair New York. Valentine Uhovski highlighted the important media channels that Tumblr look forward to expanding together with MvVO ART for the Accessible Art Fair New York Edition. Maria van Vlodrop mentioned the importance of the new partnership to create awareness around the artists participating in the fall art fair, and Stephanie Manasseh elaborated on the Accessible Art Fair and its dedication to creating an accessible platform for emerging artists of quality to showcase their work. All three hosts thanked guest, partners, sponsors and everyone who helped make the event a success.



Accessible Art Fair New York for top emerging and mid-career artists of quality takes place at The National Arts Club in Gramercy Park, New York, this November. Approximately 60 carefully selected artists will exhibit paintings, sculptures and photography encompassing a variety of styles. The prominent jury which handpicked these artists included experts from Sotheby’s, Gagosian Gallery, Christie’s Collectrium and Artnet. The artists selected will be offered the opportunity to show their art during the Accessible Art Fair’s New York edition month-long fair in November 2016 at The National Arts Club, whose mission is to stimulate, foster and promote public interest in the arts – providing artists with a platform to be discovered by the art world, collectors and the general public.



The Accessible Art Fair, which is a concept originating from Brussels by Founder Stephanie Manasseh, breaks with traditional art boundaries. The artists are in direct contact with an art buying public as well as art influencers. Maria van Vlodrop, founder of MvVO ART, US partner of the Brussels Accessible Art Fair, and co-founder of the Accessible Art Fair New York Edition edition, describes the fair as a unique concept that she felt compelled to bring to New York given the wealth of talent looking to exhibit in one of the world’s most prominent art metropolises: “I am proud to partner with Stephanie and bring this new art fair to New York City and support emerging and established artists of quality in such an intimate venue as The National Arts Club in Gramercy Park.” Notable members of The National Arts Club include Martin Scorsese and Uma Thurman and works by famous artists such as Dali and Jeff Koons have been exhibited at the club.



Keeping in line with the Accessible Art Fair guidelines, artists get to keep the majority of their proceeds for work sold at the fair thanks to corporate sponsors committed to supporting the artists. European sponsors of the Accessible Art Fair have included BMW and Montblanc. All sponsorship or other inquiries for the 2016 New York Accessible Art Fair should be addressed to mariavanvlodrop@mvvoart.com.


About MvVO ART:



MvVo ART is in the business of creating opportunities for emerging and established artists of quality, collectors, corporate art sponsors and their guests to discover each other. At its debut in November 2016, MvVO ART will bring the Accessible Art Fair from its home in Brussels to the heart of the New York Art scene: The National Arts Club at Gramercy Park in Manhattan for a month long exhibition (November 1 to November 25, 2016). Maria van Vlodrop is the Founder and President of MvVO ART. In a new venture, Maria has partnered with Stephanie Manasseh, Founder & Director of Accessible Art Fair, to co-found and direct the Accessible Art Fair’s New York edition, uncover new talent and encourage organizations to associate their brands with art to provide their customers with unique experiences.



For more information about MvVO ART, visit http://www.mvvoart.com







About the Accessible Art Fair:


Accessible Art Fair’s mission is to offer a platform for artists and designers and make them accessible to a discerning audience. Accessible Art Fair offers the opportunity to purchase quality works of art and meet the creators behind the work. All their works are carefully selected and hand-picked by a panel of experts and guaranteed the quality of the art presented. Accessible Art Fair is the place to discover great talent. The Accessible Art Fair also strives to make the art purchasing experience as pleasant as possible by removing the barriers between the buyer and the artist. Founder Stephanie Manasseh started the organization in 2007 with the goal to create a platform for both talented emerging and established artists to sell their work to the art buying public.

Monday, July 18, 2016

VIVID CABARET GIRLS REVIEW GHOSTBUSTERS

Vivid Reviews Ghostbusters



Some of the gorgeous dancers at red hot midtown Manhattan gentlemen's club Vivid Cabaret New York on West 37th Street, site of the city's tallest stripper pole, were invited to the opening of the new “Ghostbusters” film. The movie wasn't as entertaining as they'd hoped.



“To be honest, it was kinda lame,” said Vivid Cabaret NYC Girl Francesca. “It was actually a mess!” 


“I love that the movie was set in New York,” cooed Vivid Cabaret NYC Girl Amy. “But other than that, it didn't really thrill me.”


Vivid Cabaret NYC Girl Ava purred, “I was not impressed. Comedy is never good when it seems forced!”


Not every Vivid Cabaret Girl was disappointed. Busty blonde beauty Veronica liked the film. “It was funny. Not as great as I thought it would be, but I enjoyed it!”


Vivid Cabaret NYC has four stages, the first of its kind “VIP Ultra Lounge,” and a Roof Top Cigar Bar and Garden. It is the New York home of the acclaimed Vivid Adult Movie Stars and the sister club to the world famous Rick's Cabaret NYC, which is located just four blocks away.

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

THE SOUTH SEA SEAPORT'S SEAFARERS CAMP

Lettie G. Howard



The South Street Seaport Museum announces Seafarers Camp - set sail for adventure aboard schooner Lettie G. Howard for weeklong sail camps out of New York Harbor for grades 7-12. Become crew-in-training as you and your fellow shipmates form strong bonds and work together to learn how to sail a traditional tall ship. The authentic live-aboard experience provides trainees with rewarding lessons in teamwork, communication, and self-reliance. For more information or to register visit https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/seafarers-camp or email us at lettieghoward@seany.org.


2016 Program Dates: (based on students' grade level as of September 2016)
Week 1: July 3-8 (for 7, 8, 9th graders)
Week 2: July 10-15 (for 10, 11, 12th graders)
Week 3: July 17-22 (for 7, 8, 9th graders)
Week 4: July 24-29 (for 10, 11, 12th graders)
Week 5: July 31-Aug 5 (for 7, 8, 9th graders)
Week 6: Aug 7-12 (for 7, 8, 9th graders)
Week 7: Aug 14-19 (for 7, 8, 9th graders)
Week 8: Aug 21-26 (for 10, 11, 12th graders)


ABOUT THE SCHOONER LETTIE G. HOWARD


Lettie G. Howard is a National Historic Landmark schooner owned and operated by the South Street Seaport Museum. Built in 1893 for use as a commercial fishing vessel, Lettie is one of the last remaining vessels of her kind. Lettie G. Howard is a United States Coast Guard inspected and certified Sailing School Vessel. Program participants aboard Lettie learn many of the skills of a professional mariner all while exploring the natural environment of the sea through classes and activities. As a Sailing School Vessel, every participant aboard Lettie will actively take part in setting sail, standing watch, steering, navigating, and all other aspects of shipboard operation. The communal shipboard environment provides students with challenging lessons in teamwork, communication, respect, and responsibility.


ABOUT SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM


South Street Seaport Museum is a non-profit cultural institution located in the heart of the historic Seaport district in New York City. Founded in 1967, the South Street Seaport Museum preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Designated by Congress as America's National Maritime Museum, the Museum houses galleries and performance spaces, working nineteenth century print shops, a maritime library, a maritime craft center, and a fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of "Where New York Begins."

HILARY DUFF & STELLA ARTOIS KICK OFF NYC SUMMER

Hilary Duff



Actress Hilary Duff joins Stella Artois to help kick-off a summer of hosting memorable moments in New York City yesterday.


RUPAUL @ LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN CORBERT

RuPaul



RuPaul AKA Andre Charles, visited The Late Show With Stephen Colbert yesterday in New York City.


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

AT LAWRENCE SCOTT EVENTS 'MORE IS MORE'

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT
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Lawrence Scott Event



A signature Lawrence Scott Event offers guests a chance to enter a magical environment that allows them to escape and connect in a magnificent space unlike any other. Event themes are limitless and have covered weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, birthdays, charity galas, corporate events, sports themed events and more – no challenge is too big for this events guru and his team of skilled caterers and party planners.



Customized events are offered all over the tristate area and the East End, and past clients include the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s annual ball An Evening of Wishes, Hamptons Magazine’s 35th anniversary fête, thrown at the stunning Sculpture Fields of Nova’s ARK Project in Bridgehampton, and the UJA-Federation’s Summerfest cocktail party, featuring a glittering array of private soirées. Lawrence Scott has a long undisclosed list of loyal A-list celebrity clients that keep rehiring him for his bespoke events and discreet and personable approach.

A Event Your Never Forget


Lawrence Scott has always believed that “more is more” and nowhere is this approach better showcased than in his awe-inspiring displays and gourmet food offerings. There are as many varieties to the delicious dishes and drinks served as there are event themes – all in order to add to the event’s overall visual impact and playful possibilities.



Part of what sets Scott’s style apart is his innate understanding of his guests and making everyone feel included. To him it is all about the mix — the high and the low, the formal and the relaxed — that comes together to make a truly standout celebration. And as they say, timing is everything. Perfect timing coupled with exacting choreography are what Larry’s signature invasions are all about. An adrenaline pop at just the right moment, the invasion gives the party life and smiles and unforgettable memories!



In addition to his state-of-the-art events reputation, Scott is equally known for his charitable efforts. With a long standing commitment to the community and decades of support for charity, Scott is viewed just as much as a philanthropist as he is events guru.



About Lawrence Scott Events



Pure Style
Lawrence Scott Gottesman brings unparalleled creativity and imagination to his signature special events. A native New Yorker, Larry started his career in catering before opening one of Long Island’s most successful restaurants, Larry and The Redhead. In 1989, he established Lawrence Scott Events and instantly gained a reputation for his exceptional, one-of-a-kind celebrations. “From the ridiculous to the sublime”, A Larry Party™ brings families and friends together for life’s most memorable moments and milestones. While known for his non-stop innovation and ahead-of-the-trends approach, Larry is equally known for his philanthropic efforts. Larry’s commitment to community has spanned decades of support for charitable causes including, Make–A–Wish, The Feinstein Institute, Live Out loud, Forward Face, City Of Hope, and MS, to name a few. Larry’s reputation is that of a generous and charismatic man who considers his employees “family” and treats his clients with adoration and respect. They return to him time and again to celebrate all of life’s important occasions knowing their party will be like no other — and one that they… "will NEVER, EVER forget!"



For more information, please visit website http://lawrencescottevents.com



Lawrence Scott Events

35 Bethpage Road

Hicksville, New York 11801



NY: 212.396.3100

LI: 516.933.7535

Fax: 516.933.7825


Friday, June 17, 2016

FATHERS DAY DINING IN NEW YORK CITY & HAMPTONS

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RESTAURANTS FOR DAD
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NEW YORK

T-Bar




T-Bar


This Upper East Side neighborhood gem offers signature dishes from Executive Chef Ben Zwicker’s special menu, which Dad is sure to love. Specials include a Kale Salad with apple, sesame, and chili-lime vinaigrette; Yellowfin tuna tartare; and the prime aged Angus burger. Also available are the T-Bar Steak Bar—certified Black Angus, filet mignon, aged New York Strip, aged bone-in rib eye, or Black Angus porterhouse for two, served with steak sauce, béarnaise sauce, or poivre sauce. No meal at T-Bar is complete without tasting the popular desserts Banana Parfait Mille Feuilles or Chocolate Sundae with brownie, chocolate sauce, and cream. An artful menu of specialty cocktails—including the exquisite Downtown Manhattan, made with Whistle Pig Straight Rye Whiskey, brandied cherries, Antica vermouth, and cherry herring—and a curated wine list complete this epicurean experience.



1278 3rd Avenue

New York, NY 10021

(212) 772-0404




Good Enough to Eat



Treat Dad to traditional American home cooking this Father’s Day at Good Enough to Eat, an Upper West Side dining establishment that has catered to neighborhood regulars, international travelers, and celebrities for over 30 years. Tuck in to delicious Father’s Day appetizers such as the Fried Shrimp with a Spicy Cocktail Sauce or the Iceberg Wedge with Bacon, Blue Cheese, Tomato and Cucumbers with Ranch Dressing. For entrée, Father’s Day diners can choose between the Good Enough To Eat Crab Cakes with Tartar Sauce, Fried Chicken Breast with Cream Gravy or Grilled NY Strip Steak with Jack Daniels BBQ Sauce. For dessert, diners can enjoy a Strawberry Shortcake or Apple Sour Cream Pie with a Toasted Walnut Crumble.



520 Columbus Avenue

New York, NY 10024

(212) 496-0163



Ivy Bar & Grill




Ivy Bar & Grill

 


For a livelier Father’s Day experience, visit popular Ivy Bar & Grill in New York’s thriving Hell’s Kitchen. You will find the wooden tables, burning candles, and decorative lanterns create a warm space to enjoy time spent with friends and family. Specialty dishes that Dad will love include the creamy Kale & Artichoke Dip, the succulent Lamb Burger and the fresh Lobster Mac ‘n’ Cheese. Ivy Bar & Grill is also known for its cocktails, which include the pineapple infused Ivy Martini, the Woodford vanilla bean infused Manhattan Reserve and the Pomegranate White Cosmopolitan. This high end bar & grill regularly offers live entertainment and features a daily happy hour between 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.





944 8th Avenue

New York, NY 10019

(212) 459-9444




China Fun



For the Dad who loves Chinese cuisine, China Fun located on New York’s Upper East Side is the clear choice for Father’s Day 2016. Diners at China Fun are greeted by a wide array of options as its wide-ranging menu offers cuisines from each of the various regions of China. For your main entrée, enjoy anything from noodle dishes to chicken and seafood –there is something to satisfy every palate. Specials include the Scallion Pancakes, Soup Dumplings, Filet Mignon Chinese Style and China Fun’s Peking Duck, cooked to perfection with each bite seemingly melting in your mouth. For vegetarians, the eatery’s offerings include the Snowpeas, String Beans and Broccoli in a white garlic sauce, which offers a flavorful bite. Pair your delicious meal with one of its signature cocktails either at the intimate wood and marble bar or in its main dining room, which fuses New York chic lines and openness with traditional Chinese cornices.



1221 2nd Ave

New York, NY 10065

(212) 752-0810



AG Kitchen




A.G. Kitchen



A neighborhood favorite since it opened in summer 2012, A. G. Kitchen offers a tantalizing blend of Latin American and American cuisine. Located on the Upper West Side, A.G. Kitchen, named for the initials of famed Food Network Personality, Cookbook Author and Chef Alex Garcia, is comfort cuisine fused with a modern twist. A.G. Kitchen is renowned for its varieties of made-to-order guacamole (Classic, Pineapple and Pomegranate, and Papaya and Mint), in addition to entrees such as the Brazilian-style Samba Chicken, Manhattan Latin burger, Surf ‘n’ Turf and Seafood Paella (lobster, shrimp, clams, mussels, chicken, chorizo with saffron rice and calamari salad), as well as the city’s most authentic tasting Cubano sandwich. Another establishment highlight is the 100-year-old mahogany bar, the perfect perch for enjoying specialty cocktails like the Mango Mayhem (Mango/Lime/Chili Pepper-infused vodka, passion fruit juice, and fresh lime) or the Cilantro Daiquiri. A sure hit this Father’s Day.




269 Columbus Avenue

New York, NY 10023

212-873-9400


Mamo





MAMO Restaurant



Treat Dad to the best of SoHo dining at MAMO Restaurant. This French/Italian Provencal menu from Michelin-starred Executive Chef Massimo Sola hits all the right notes. This Father’s Day, enjoy seasonal favorites such as the Salmon Carpaccio with asparagus salad and burrata, Trofie Primavera with julienne vegetables, or the signature MAMO Burger. For dessert, try the rich Affogato Alla Vaniglia Con Fragole Calde or the Cheesecake Alla Lavanda (cheesecake with a lavender twist). MAMO also boasts a signature cocktail list which should not be missed. MAMO’s bi-level restaurant includes a casual lounge on the ground floor and a formal dining room upstairs. Both spaces capture the Riviera’s “sense of home” with original family photos and oversized vintage movie posters. The decor also incorporates classic New York-inspired touches such as exposed brick walls.




323 West Broadway

New York, NY 10013

(646) 964-4641



Juniper Bar




Juniper Bar



Juniper Bar is a sophisticated, multi-leveled restaurant, bar and entertainment destination in New York’s Midtown West, just steps away from Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. Treat Dad to a beer or cold drink in the expansive main level bar area, before sitting down for dinner in the intimate 30-seat dining area. Juniper Bar is a neighborhood favorite which features specials such as the Arctic Char with smashed marble potatoes, asparagus, red pepper foam; Short Rib of Beef with rainbow carrots, garlic mashed potatoes and red wine demi-glace; and a large selection of burgers. Juniper is a stylishly designed restaurant with a color palate of teals, greys, and bursts of orange.




237 West 35th Street

New York, NY 10001

212-967-2511

www.juniperbarnyc.com





THE HAMPTONS


Southampton Inn




Southampton Inn



Take Dad on a Father’s Day trip to the Hamptons and stay overnight at Southampton Inn, a staple that remains one of the most popular spots to stay during the Hamptons summer season. With several acres of manicured lawns and gardens in the heart of the Village of Southampton on Long Island’s stunning East End, Southampton Inn provides an idyllic, year-round escape for visitors from all over the world. With 90 well-appointed guestrooms, many of which were renovated this past winter, the Inn is located just steps away from the town’s fine dining restaurants, designer boutiques, art galleries, parks and museums, and a mere mile from highly-rated Coopers Beach. The outdoor patio and ballroom were also renovated to ensure the Inn is the perfect home-away-from-home to explore the scenic Hamptons.



Southampton Inn offers a Father’s Day overnight special that includes dinner for Dad at new Café Klyde restaurant*.

(*excludes alcoholic beverages, tax, gratuity, and a maximum of $50 value meal for the Dad. Requires overnight room.)



91 Hill Street

Southampton, NY 11968

631-283-6500




Café Klyde



When in the Hamptons, do not miss the new farm to table restaurant Café Klyde, which is serving up a whole new array of signature dishes in the charming Southampton Inn garden. The tavern inspired lunch and dinner menus offers up dishes such as the Fish of the Day, a signature Hampton Clam Chowder, Braised Spring Lamb Meatballs, and the fresh Summer Salad, featuring local leaves, strawberries, feta cheese and shaved whole wheat. Lunch specials include Klyde’s “open faced” Lobster Roll, The Hill Street Club Sandwich and a Chopped Curry Chicken Salad. Café Klyde is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, which can be enjoyed inside the renovated 68-seat dining room or outside on the Inn’s beautifully planted courtyard.



91 Hill Street

Southampton, NY 11968

631.283.6500





Kozu 



Dad will love Japanese Fusion restaurant Kozu, run by Southampton restauranteur Zach Erdem. The restaurant offers Japanese cuisine and sushi with Peruvian influences. The menu, designed by Head Chef John Keller, features signature dishes such as the Kozu Jalapeño Yellowtail with Smoked Tomato Ponzu; the Summer Corn and Lobster Salad with a Corn "Pudding", Shiso, and Yuzu Dressing; and the Heirloom Tomatoes and Japanese Cucumber with Toasted Sesame Dressing, Yuzu Salt, Micro Cilantro and Piment d'Espelette. The kitchen also proudly hosts Sous Chef George Nikolopolous, formerly of Le Bernardin, and Sushi Chef Joseph Kim, formerly of Morimoto.



136 Main Street

Southampton NY 11968

T: 631-619-6660



Union Cantina




Union Cantina



Don’t miss this innovative modern Mexican eatery, which is taking over the old “Publick House” space, designed just for Southampton. Union Cantina, which opens just in time for Father’s Day, will feature a modern Mexican menu designed by Chef Kampf. Signature dishes include the Castilla de Res Mole - a beef short rib with sweet local corn bread pudding, charred heirloom carrots and mole sauce; and the Deconstructed Enchiladas which come in five variations. A signature cocktail program will also be offered, featuring an extensive tequila menu, in addition to sangrias, punches and frozen drinks. The décor, which is best described as “Hamptons chic meets Rustic Cantina”, will feature a mixture of dark woods, Spanish glass and vibrant Mexican artwork.



40 Bowden Square

Southampton, NY 11968

T: 631-377-3500


75 Main



75 Main



75 Main is a classic American eatery that combines the style of the Hamptons with the enticing elements of New York City nightlife. Signature dishes include the Grilled Rib Eye Steak, Ahi Tuna and the Lobster Salad with a choice of sides such as the Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes, 75 Main Steak Fries and Sauteed Organic Spinach. 75 Main offers an extensive wine list as well as a signature cocktail menu. 75 Main is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.





75 Main Street

Southampton, NY 11968

631.283.7575


Wednesday, June 15, 2016

IT GIRL AND ACTIVIST MAYA HENRY @ CFDA AWARDS

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HIGH FASHION
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Coco Rocha With Maya Henry



Teen It girl and activist Maya Henry attended the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Fashion Awards recently, along with the likes of Beyoncé, Michael Kors, Heidi Klum and Naomi Campbell. The annual event, which took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in central New York was hosted by comedian Joel McHale and in collaboration with Swarovski. CFDA is a non-profit trade association whose membership consists of more than 400 of America’s foremost womenswear, menswear, jewelry and accessory designers.



Fashionista Maya Henry looked radiant in a full length semi-sheer Etro gown with long sleeves and a floral pattern, matched with jewels by David Webb. Maya sported a trendy triple braid hairstyle by expert hair stylist Laura Polko and makeup by celebrity makeup artist Patrick Ta. This fashionista became an overnight sensation because of her $6M Quinceañera earlier this year - that featured performances by Pitbull and Nick Jonas.



Guests at the event included some of the biggest names in fashion, including: Anna Wintour, Adriana Lima, Irina Shayk, Heidi Klum, Alessandra Ambrosio, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Laverne Cox, Ryan Seacrest, Jay Z, Blue Ivy Carter, Ciara, Harvey Weinstein, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Brandon Maxwell, Olivia Wilde, Monique Lhuillier, Rachel Zoe, Jason Wu, Doutzen Kroes, Alexa Chung, Taylor Hill, Jessica Chastain, Victor Cruz, Claire Danes, Marc Jacobs, Diane von Furstenberg, Dwayne Wade, Vera Wang, Tommy Hilfiger, Coco Rocha, Jonathan Cheban and Jennifer Hudson.



The CFDA Fashion Awards is the most important annual event in the calendar of American fashion, and one of the few times a year that so many different fashion influencers come together in one place at the same time. The evening’s Award Winners included: Brandon Maxwell (Swarovski Award for Womenswear), Alex, Matthew and Samantha Orley of Orley (Swarovski Award for Menswear), Paul Andrew (Swarovski Award for Accessory Design), Imran Amed (Media Award in honor of Eugenia Sheppard for The Business of Fashion), Alessandro Michele of Gucci (International Award), Thom Browne (Menswear Designer of the Year), Marc Jacobs (Womenswear Designer of the Year) and Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel of Mansur Gavriel (Accessory Designer of the Year). Additionally, Michael Kors presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Norma Kamali, and Calvin Klein presented the Founder’s Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert to Donna Karan.



The evening’s greatest surprise was Beyoncé. Guests had no inclination that the superstar was at the event when CFDA Chairwoman Diane von Furstenberg presented Beyoncé with the Fashion Icon award. Beyoncé, who was visibly moved by the awards, said that her mother Tina Knowles has long been her inspiration. “When we were starting out in Destiny’s Child, high-end labels didn’t want to dress four black country girls,” she told the audience. “We couldn’t afford designer dresses. My mom was rejected from every showroom in New York. But like my grandmother, she used her talent and creativity to give her children their dreams. My mother and my Uncle Jonny designed all of our first costumes and made each piece by hand. And when I wore these clothes onstage, I felt like I had an extra suit of armor. It was so much deeper than any brand name…my mother and my uncle and my grandmother were with me…I couldn’t fail.”



As a great finale to a great event, Jennifer Hudson took to the stage with a medley of Prince’s “When Doves Cry,” “The Beautiful Ones,” and “Let’s Go Crazy”, which had the fashion crowd on its feet and ready to continue the night at the event’s after party.




About Maya Henry



Maya Henry is the daughter of Azteca Henry and top national injury lawyer Thomas J. Henry. In San Antonio, Maya Henry’s name is synonymous with philanthropy and community engagement. Following in her father’s footsteps, she has worked with numerous charities including the San Antonio YES Foundation where she helped distribute school supplies to children in need throughout the San Antonio area. Maya also launched Maya’s Corner in 2010, which is an endeavor to promote and assist causes benefitting children. Maya is determined to pursue a career in international human rights in the future.



This young lady has also demonstrated wisdom and drive well beyond her years in her athletic success as well as her interest in politics. Although only a freshman in high school, she has already positioned herself as a regular on the Texas Tennis Championship circuit. Maya Henry is also an avid supporter of the Hillary Clinton 2016 Presidential campaign. Maya has put her expansive social media presence to use with the hashtag #teensforhillary, from which she hopes to mobilize her 40,000 Instagram followers in support of the Hillary Clinton campaign and to bring awareness to issues involving female empowerment and opportunities for Latina America women. Maya has had the opportunity to meet Hillary Clinton on several occasions. She hopes her own political activism will show her peers that even if you aren’t old enough to vote, you can still make a difference. She strongly encourages teens to use their social media reach to spread Hillary’s message of opportunity and hope.


Photos By: Billy Farrell/BFA.com