HOT LIST: SugarBad at The Outlet Collective CMJ Showcase and more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
NYC-based funk-soul band SugarBad will play The Outlet Collective CMJ Showcase at Toshi’s Living Room, 1141 Broadway, on Wednesday at 8:15 p.m.
Sons of Essex, 133 Essex, is unveiling a monthly dinner series, Lulu’s Dove House, on Wednesday from 7-10 p.m. The restaurant will be transformed into a speakeasy inspired by old-school Storyville, Louisiana, where the booze flows fruitfully, the food is fantastic and burlesque dancers and performers will welcome you to the night. Tix are $90 here.
Ariana Restaurant, 138-140 West Houston St., will host a classical music and five-course dinner pairing series on Wednesday at 7 p.m. and again on Wednesdays Oct. 28, Nov. 5, Nov. 12 and Nov. 19. Dinners are $85 per person and include two cocktails; reserve at 646-678-4334.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Celebrity dog groomer and pet expert, Jorge Bendersky, will host “Dogtoberfest” at the Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N. 11th St., on Tuesday from 7:30-9:30 p.m., and will sign copies of his book "DIY Dog Grooming, from puppy cuts to best in show, everything you need to know." RSVP here.
Brazilia Café, 684 Broadway, has a new Happy Hour offering specials including 2-for-1 on Brazilian wines and all beer, daily from 4-10 p.m.
To celebrate its opening, Church Street Tavern at 313 Church St. is offering a happy hour Monday-Friday from 5-7 p.m. offering $1 oysters, $3 jumbo shrimp, specialty cocktails for $8 and beer and wine for $4-6.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Maya, 1191 First Ave., will offer their Bottomless Margarita Brunch ($39) from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. for Columbus Day on Monday.
The four-day 5th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday feature all facets of the entertainment industry, including music videos, documentaries, animated films, full-length features, and more. Tix and info here.
Louro, 142 W. 10th St., on Monday will host a Christopher Columbus’ Journeys to the Americas dinner taking guests to the New World following the routes of his journeys across the Atlantic at 7 p.m.; $50, BYO beer and wine. Reserve at 212-206-0606.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Red Bull Studios, 220 W. 18th St., will feature a new exhibition, curated by Phong Bui, “Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior” from Friday through Dec. 14th. The exhibition is a collective and playful exploration of psychedelic consciousness in contemporary art, poetry, performance, and film that crosses the boundary between the dream-world and reality.
To celebrate its opening, J.Crew at 234 Wythe Ave. in Brooklyn is hosting a series of Satur-DIYs, kicking off on Saturday, from 10 a.m.-noon; free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mondrian SoHo, 9 Crosby St., on Friday will kick off its weekly “Beyond the Bookcase” music/art series with a performance by Diane Birch and an installed gallery exhibition by Carrier Pigeon, from 9 p.m.-midnight. The event will offer a three-course prix-fixe dinner menu for $55.
Gap on Friday will debut its #DRESSNORMAL Project at 87 Havemeyer St. in Williamsburg, with local photographers and style bloggers. From 7-9 p.m. there will be Brooklyn’s Lobster Truck, craft beers, specialty cocktails, and a DJ performance by May Kwok.
Iridium's "Rock 'N' Recovery" concert for Karl Cochran (lead guitarist for the Flavortronz and KISS collaborator), featuring Flavor Flav & The Flavortronz, Rainbow's Joe Lynn Turner, drummer Carmine Appice and others, will be held on Sunday at 1650 Broadway at 8 p.m. Tix are $50 and a meet & greet beforehand is $100 here.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
In honor of World Sight Day, L’Occitane is partnering with the American Foundation for the Blind to showcase a month-long exhibit, "Helen Keller: Journey Through the Senses." This exhibit will run during normal store hours at the 180 E. 86th St. flagship store from Thursday through Oct. 26th and will focus on the five senses.
NYC-based alt-rock trio Ten Ton Man will play a single release party (which will include drink specials, giveaways, and video showing) at The Slipper Room, 167 Orchard St., on Thursday; doors at 7 p.m., $10 entry, 21+.
The City of Bologna in Italy is in New York to team up with GrowNYC for Union Square's Night Market, at 17th Street between Park and Broadway, on Friday from 5-8 p.m. offering live music, traditional Italian cuisine, fun games for family, and more. #CityofFood
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Halsbrook.com will host a charity pop-up boutique to benefit The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center from Wednesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at The Society Boutique -- The MSK Thrift Shop, 1440 Third Ave. Top designer styles including day dresses and suits for the office to holiday party dresses, coats, and accessories will be significantly reduced, most 70% off regularly price.
NYC-based moody-rock artist Kalen & The Sky Thieves will perform at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2, 196 Allen St., on Thursday at 8 p.m.; free.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Rosa Mexicano, 1063 First Ave., will have a 30th Anniversary Cocktail Party hosted by Mexican culinary pioneers on Monday from 7-10 p.m.
Louro, 142 W. 10th St., will host a six-course What Chefs Crave dinner on Monday for $55 per person; reserve at 212-206-0606.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Nicole Scherzinger will celebrate the release of her new single "Run" at Marquee nightclub, 289 10th Ave., on Thursday at 11 p.m. Advance tix are $20 here; 21+.
Kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month at the Pink Party on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Bloomingdale's 59th Street, 1000 Third Ave., in support of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF), The Carey Foundation, and The Marisa Acocella Marchetto Foundation. Special appearances by: Elizabeth Hurley, Global Ambassador for The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign; Marisa Acocella Marchetto, cartoonist and author of the graphic memoir Cancer Vixen; Bob Carey, photographer and Linda Carey, co-founders of The Tutu Project.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
New York-based workwear brand Of Mercer will have a pop-up shop at 345 Broome St. through Sunday, Oct. 5th, open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, STK Midtown, 1114 Ave. of the Americas, on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. will host a night of donating, dancing and a specialty “drink pink” bar featuring the STK signature Strawberry Cobbler composed of Belvedere Vodka, freshly muddled strawberries and finished with a graham cracker crust. There is a suggested $20 donation at the door, and all proceeds will go to breast cancer research organizations.
Monday September 29, 2014
Chef David Santos will present an Uni Dinner at Louro, 142 W. 10th St., on Monday at 7 p.m., showcasing the sea urchin’s versatility. The five-course menu is $50 and is BYO wine and beer. Reserve at 212-206-0606.
NYC-based electro-pop artist Jenny Bapst will perform with a live band at Rockwood Music Hall, stage 2, 196 Allen St., on Tuesday; free, doors at 7 p.m.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Shiseido will host a beauty event at Macy's Herald Square, 151 W. 34th St., with InStyle Magazine on Friday from 12-5 p.m. Learn about the immunity-boosting concentrate, which enhances skin's resistance against signs of aging, environmental factors and daily stressors and receive a complimentary Shiseido sample, while supplies last.
NYC Big Flea -- featuring more than 600 booths -- will be at Pier 94, 55th Street and the West Side Highway, on Saturday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Best Friends Animal Society will host a charitable walk "Strut Your Mutt" in Hudson River Park's Pier 84, at West 43rd Street and the West Side Highway, on Saturday at 2 p.m. to help raise money for Best Friends. There will also be booths with doggie massages, food, music and other fun. Register here.
Sunset Saturdays along with Matthew Assante & Dustin Terry will present CIRCO The Weirdest Show on Earth at Dream Downtown Hotel, 355 W. 16th St., on Saturday from 5:30-10 p.m. The show is a futuristic circus with aerial artists, rhythmic gymnasts, stilt walkers, clowns, dancers, carnival performers and more. Table reservations: SunsetSats@gmail.com
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
NYC-based heavy alternative rock band Red Oblivion will play at Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston, on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. Tix here.
Aloft Brooklyn, 216 Duffield St., will kick off 100 Days of Music on Tuesday at 7 p.m. with Better Than Ezra, 2013 Project Aloft Star winner MY BODY, cocktails, guest appearances and more. RSVP here.
Monday, September 22, 2014
For the third year in a row, Hearth, at 403 E. 12th St., will host a celebrity chef beverage pairing dinner to support A Life Story Foundation, a charity dedicated to the fight against ALS. Chef Marco Canora, joined by Michael Anthony, Michael Symon, Bill Telepan, Jonathan Benno, Claudia Fleming and Karen Demasco will cook a seven-course feast to raise money for the cause, on Monday at 6:35 p.m. Tix are $325 each here.
NYC-based Indie glam rock band Evil Arrows will play at Glasslands, 289 Kent Ave. in Brooklyn, on Monday at 9:45 p.m. Tix are $10 here.
Louro, at 142 W. 10th St., will host a ramen pop-up on Monday featuring a six-course menu from Chef David Santos. The dinner is $55 and is BYO wine and beer. Seatings are at 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Reserve at 212-206-0606.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Kings County Saloon, at 1 Knickerbocker Ave. in Brooklyn, will host a 1950s Prom Night on Saturday from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Prom-goers are encouraged to dress in 50s/60s attire and enjoy spiked nut punch available for $6.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
NYC-based alternative/electronic rock band Ghastly City Sleep will play at Pianos, 158 Ludlow St., at 11 p.m. on Wednesday; tix are $8 here.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Chef David Santos of Louro, 142 W. 10th St., will host an All About Duck Dinner ($65, BYO beer and wine) on Monday at 7 p.m. The six-course menu features duck in all forms, from prosciutto to roasted duck breast to sausage. The menu is available below and online. Reserve at 212-206-0606.
Pampano, 209 E. 49th St., will host two Tequila Pairings Dinners on Monday and Tuesday (Mexican Independence Day) at 7 p.m. There will be five courses from Chef Lucero Martinez’s new menu paired with five different Herradura tequilas. Reserve at 212-751-4545 ($75 per person).
Friday, September 12, 2014
Celebrate the grand opening of L’OCCITANE’s Time Warner Center boutique at 10 Columbus Circle, first floor, Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. with 15% off all products, and the chance to guess the number of flowers in the new “golden sun” chandelier for a $500 shopping spree.
The Gramercy Neighborhood Association will host the second annual Taste of Gramercy Neighborhood, an annual culinary festival honoring the food, culture and community in Gramercy, on Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tix here.
Anna Sheffield, who collaborated with Marie Nails on two new gel manicure nail art designs, will host nail technicians in her fine jewelry boutique at 47 Orchard St. to provide manicures on Sunday from noon-5 p.m.
Revolutionary Cellular Orchestra, the house band for the new Icelandic musical “Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter,” will perform at Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette St., on Sunday; doors at 7:30 p.m., tix are $15 here or $20 at the door.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Meet fashion photographer Nigel Barker while you shop AQUA Glam, AQUA's 100% exclusive fall collection, and pose for the new Nigel Barker Photo Studio in your own shoot directed by Barker at Bloomingdale’s SoHo, 504 Broadway, on Thursday at 6 p.m.
At Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, 1000 Third Ave., Heather Thomson will make a personal appearance for Yummie by Heather Thomson on Thursday at 6 p.m.
NYC-based alt-rock band Boroko will perform an acoustic set at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1, 196 Allen St., on Friday at midnight; free, 21+.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Bloomingdales 59th Street, at 1000 Third Ave., will host a live 100% Fashion Show in its windows Wednesday through Sept. 13 and Sept. 18-20 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. Also on Wednesday, meet supermodel, philanthropist and co-founder of the home décor lifestyle brand, Be the Light New York, Petra Nemcova as she introduces her world collection of luxury candles at 5 p.m.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Starting Tuesday, SingL bar and lounge, 132 Fourth Ave., will host its late summer/early fall line-up of Tasting Tuesday classes with Master Sommelier Roger Dagorn. Each hour-long class is limited to 12 guests and is $25 per participant, with sessions taking place at 6 and 7 p.m. Register here.
Meet Public School and Black Apple designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne and be the first to shop their new limited-edition collection at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, 1000 Third Ave., on Tuesday at 6 p.m. DJs will spin and editors from DETAILS magazine will be on site to help you style.
To celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month, Experimental Cocktail Club, 191 Chrystie St., will host a Master Class on the spirit with head bartender Damien Aries on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 per person, space is limited and reservations are required. Email email@example.com to reserve a seat.
Monday, September 8, 2014
School Night at Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., will feature Fort Lean, Mainland, Dreamers, and Hi Ho Silver Oh on Monday at 8 p.m.; 21+, free.
YC-based Tina Shafer will present the New York Songwriters Circle Showcase at The Bitter End, 147 Bleecker St., on Monday at 8 p.m.; 21+, $10.
Friday, September 5, 2014
The Glamour Street Glam Experience, a three-day interactive Fashion Week styling experience for consumers in partnership with some of the most beloved fashion, beauty, and retail brands, including Maybelline New York and Fossil, will be held from Friday through Sunday, noon-7 p.m. daily at Chelsea Market, 410 W. 16th St.
NYC-based blues/rock band The Dough Rollers will play at Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St., on Monday at 8:30 p.m.; $21+, $10 here.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Rosemary's, at 18 Greenwich Ave., is offering a new happy hour in its winebar from 3-6 p.m., Monday through Friday, featuring $7 glasses of select wines and $4 draft beers.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The Gander, 15 W. 18th St., is hosting Sunday Supper -- a weekly, family-style, three-course dinner -- every Sunday from 5:30-10 p.m. Menus will change periodically to feature seasonal ingredients.
Friday, July 17, 2014
Bo’s Kitchen & Bar Room, 6 W. 24th St., will is offering a Boozy Brunch on Sundays starting this Sunday. For an additional $12 with an entrée, guests can sip Bottomless Mimosas or Aperol Spritzers for up to two hours, between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.