Orange 2016

Orange 2016

Orange 2016 will give New Yorkers a chance to experience some of the best brunch restaurants from around the city at an energetic and unique orange-tie event all while benefiting charity.   Event attendees will enjoy live music, brunch stations by seven NYC brunch restaurants, an oyster bar, signature cocktails by EFFEN Vodka, Valdo Prosecco, Herradura Tequila,…

FJK Dance Open Studio Preview of 2016 Season,

FJK Dance Open Studio Preview of 2016 Season

FJK Dance Open Studio Preview of 2016 Season Ballet lovers Amy Fine Collins, Cathy Hardwick, Michele Gerber Klein and dancer Ethan Stiefel trudged over to the DANY rehearsal studio to preview FJK Dance’s upcoming 2016 season. Founded by the Iraqi born Fadi J. Khoury, who explained the uniqueness of his company which mixes classical ballet with ballroom dancing and Middle Eastern influences. The theme…

Jean Shafiroff Toasts Her First Book

Jean Shafiroff Toasts Her First Book

With Special Guest Appearance from Georgina Bloomberg   On March 21, Jean Shafiroff hosted a celebration at her Park Avenue apartment to mark the publication of her first book, “Successful Philanthropy – How to Make a Life by What You Give.” The book features an introduction from Georgina Bloomberg, who made a special guest appearance to toast Jean…

DIFFA

DIFFA

On Thursday, March 17, DIFFA Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS held their highly anticipated annual Cocktails by Design cocktail party to raise funds toward HIV prevention, education and direct care.  Held during the annual Architectural Digest Design Show at Pier 92  this celebration showcases the power of design and creativity with whimsical and fantastical dining vignettes…

loot mad about jewelry

Kick-off Event for Museum of Art and Design’s LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY

  On Monday, March 14 Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted 70 for a cocktail reception to kick-off the Museum of Art and Design’s LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY.  The reception was in honor of LOOT’s 2016 honorees Joan Hornig and Kay Unger. Guests came adorned in jewelry to mark the occasion.   The Benefit Dinner Chairs, Michele Cohen and Marsy Mittlemann and LOOT’s Curator is Bryna Pomp all…

International Women's Day UN

International Women’s Day Celebration at the UN

United Nations Secretary-General H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, his wife, Mrs. Ban Soon-taek, Dionne Warwick, HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies,  Eugenio López Alonso, and Francine LeFrak will all participate in UN Women for Peace Association’s (UNWFPA) Annual Awards Luncheon, in celebration of International Women’s Day, held March 4th 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters…

Fire Island Dance Festival

Fire Island Dance Festival   Plan ahead to the summer (July 15-17) for the Fire Island Dance Festival that’ll feature some of the country’s top contemporary, modern and ballet companies. The festival will benefit Dancers Responding to Aids, in conjunction with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.   Tickets are now available and go fast. Check out…

even hotel

POSH Hotel Uses Recycled Material

The Times Square EVEN Hotel greets guests with a nature-induced setting that features recycled and local materials that include wood textured walls, grey stone ceramic tiles and cork floors. At check-in guests view a glass enclosed wall that resembles the interior cross-section of the planet Earth. Gabion walls and 15-foot stone columns are displayed throughout…