Tag Archives: Outdoor

Blues BBQ Festival

Saturday, August 19
Pier 97 In Clinton

Hudson River Park’s 18th Annual Blues BBQ

2017 looks to be an EPIC year for the Blues BBQ Festival! After a terrific 2016 event, the 18th annual Blues BBQ returns to Pier 97 for an amazing day filled with food, friends and great blues music! Pairing America’s best Blues and Roots musicians with New York City’s favorite BBQ restaurants makes for an unforgettable summer day on the Hudson River!

For more information visit https://www.hudsonriverpark.org/events/blues-bbq-festival

Party Pics: New Museum “Hell, Yes!” party

Hell Yes! What a great time was had by all, on June 21, 2017.

 

Asphalt Green Sprinkler Day

Saturday, July 15 at 1:00 PM
555 East 90th Street, New York, NY

As summer temperatures soar, New Yorkers of all ages will cool off—and get soaked—at Asphalt Green’s fourth annual free Sprinkler Day event. Kids and adults will play in high-powered sprinklers on the turf field at the nonprofit sports and fitness organization’s Upper East Side campus. Flavored ice treats will be available for free.

Asphalt Green
555 East 90th Street
New York, NY, 10128

For more information visit https://www.asphaltgreen.org

Full Moon Drumming Workshop

Sunday, August 6 at 7:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Celebrate the Full Moon with a drum circle in Flushing Town Hall’s garden. Begin with workshops led by master drummers, then jam with the entire group under the full moon. All are welcome from beginner to professional, just bring your enthusiasm and participate! Space is limited to 20 participants. Drums provided. Please call to reserve your drum.

Prices are $25/$20 for members.

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre presents GREEN AFTERNOON V

Saturday, August 5 at 5:00 PM
The Home of Architects Marcia Previti and Peter Gumpel

AMANDA SELWYN DANCE THEATRE
presents
GREEN AFTERNOON V
A Garden Dance Performance and Cocktail Reception
at the Home of Architects Marcia Previti and Peter Gumpel
East Hampton, NY
Saturday, August 5, 2017 | 5-7 p.m.

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre presents Green Afternoon V, an annual interactive garden installation and performance at the home of architects Marcia Previti and Peter Gumpel in East Hampton, NY on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

The evening begins at 5 pm with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and several outdoor sitting rooms featuring performance installations, with performers dancing in tree houses, on outdoor sculptures, in and around the swimming pool, in the woods, and more. After the moving installations, at 5:50 p.m., the audience will move to the lawn for a seated performance of Selwyn’s developing work Refuge. The full world premiere of Refuge will take place at Mark Morris Dance Center from November 2-4, 2017. Green Afternoon V takes place at 230 Old Stone Hwy, East Hampton, NY 11937. Tickets are $90 ($150 for Patron Tickets) and can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/green-afternoon-2017-tickets-34777751190.

For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/green-afternoon-2017-tickets-34777751190

NYC native Chris Swain swims for World Refugee Day!

Tuesday, June 20
from the Statue of Liberty to Manhattan Island

In honor of World Refugee Day on June 20, Christopher Swain, a member of the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) Westchester Chapter, will swim two miles across New York Harbor from the Statue of Liberty to Manhattan Island to call attention to the needs of the 65 million people around the world who have been forced from home by war and persecution, creating the worst refugee crisis since World War II.

YOU can stand with refugees around the world by sponsoring Chris’ swim. All funds raised on World Refugee Day will be directly contributed to UNA-USA’s Adopt-A-Future program, which supports education for children in Kenyan refugee camps.

Follow UNA-USA on social media on June 20 for live updates from Chris’ swim!

For more information visit http://unausa.org/calendar/event/Chris%20Swain

Rosé on the Rooftop at Davio’s Manhattan

Friday, June 23
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse 447 Lexington Avenue New York

Rosé season is in full effect, which means that it’s officially time to think and drink pink! Visit Davio’s Manhattan on Friday, June 23rd as we transform our 27th floor rooftop terrace into a garden oasis with sweeping sunset views of Midtown Manhattan. Guests are invited to gather on the terrace from 6:00pm-8:00pm, in their prettiest pink attire (optional) and sip on a selection of hand picked French and Italian rosés such as the Fornas, Rosé of Pinot Grigio, Friuli 2015 and Domaine Du Grand Cros “La Maitresse” Sparkling Rosé Brut. In addition to the specialty wines, the Davio’s culinary team will create a selection of hors d’oeuvres to pair perfectly with every sip! For those who love to play dress up, the guest wearing the most fashionable pink attire will win a Chef’s Tasting Dinner for Two at Davio’s Manhattan!
Featured Rosés:
NV, Sparkling Rosé Bru, Domaine Du Grand Cros “La Maitresse” Provence
NV, Rosé, Domaine Francois Schmitt, Cremant d’Alsace | 100% Pinot Noir
2015 Sancerre Rosé, Domaine Roblin, Grand Vallee
2015 Fornas, Rosé of Pinot Grigio, Friuli
Antipasti:
Antipasto Display of Cured Italian Meats, Imported Cheeses, Grilled Asparagus, Roasted Peppers & Olives, Fresh Baked Breads
Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil, Balsamic, Skewer
Brie, Strawberry Fig Preserve, Crostini
Watermelon, Feta, Balsamic Reduction
Tuna Tartare, Pasta Chip
Grilled Octopus Salad
Bolognese Arancini
Flat Iron Steak Skewer, Creamy Horseradish
Bacon Wrapped Dates, Gorgonzola
WHEN: Friday, June 23rd 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.
COST: $75 per guest (excluding tax) plus gratuity (to be paid on the evening of the event). Must be 21+ with valid ID.

For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rose-on-the-rooftop-at-davios-manhattan-tickets-34898400054

Rose` and Rooftops

Monday, June 19 at 6:30 PM
305 Bleecker Street, New York

On Monday, June 19, the Junior Board of Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) will offer guests a special happy hour experience at an exclusive West Village Duplex Loft and Private Roof Deck featuring a sampling of light bites from C-CAP Alumni Chefs paired with Estate Rosé from the East End’s Wölffer Estate Vineyard and select cocktails featuring Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Featured C-CAP Alumni who are working in New York’s top restaurants will include Executive Chef Swainson Brown, The Writing Room; Pastry Chef Stephanie Grajales, The Ritz Carlton Central Park South; Chef Zinyusile Khumbula, Mzansi Eats; and Baker Patrice Vassell of Cut by Wolfgang Puck.

Guests will also have the chance to buy raffle tickets to win exciting prizes.

Where: 305 Bleecker Street, New York
When: Monday, June 19, 2017—6:30-8:30 p.m.
Tickets: Couple’s Ticket-$90; General Admission-$65; At the Door-$75

For more information visit https://ccapinc.org/events/rose-rooftops/

Taste of Bushwick

Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30 PM
24 Rock Street Brooklyn

As the weather is warming up for the 4th Annual Taste of Bushwick on Tuesday June 13th (6:30pm – 9pm) – we’re happy to announce that Big Gay Ice Cream, Supercrown Coffee Roasters and Bierwax, a craft beer and vinyl listening room, will participate in the event. Beer, coffee and ice cream, or as we like to call it: the holy trinity of Bushwick. (A list of dishes and drinks that will be served at the event is coming soon.)

The event, held on a private street within the iconic Boar’s Head warehouse at 24 Rock Street (enter at Bogart Street), is the largest showcase for the burgeoning Bushwick culinary scene. The outdoor walk-around tasting event features who’s who of the Bushwick food and drink scene and is a fundraiser for the pioneering award-winning non-profit theater The Bushwick Starr.

More than 4 dozen Bushwick restaurants, bars, shops and businesses will gather at the outdoor space to celebrate the neighborhood’s vibrant culinary life while offering tastes of their food and drink. Representing a diverse cross-section of Bushwick’s culinary scene, participants include the new celebrated Caribbean-American BBQ spot Sally Roots; a veritable “battle of the Tony’s” with slices from Knickerbocker Ave favorites Tony’s Pizza and Tony’s Pizzeria & Restaurant; Bushwick’s very own dumpling factory Chef One; new brews from the Kings County Brewers Collective, and returning favorites such as Michelin-starred Faro, FINE & RAW Chocolate Factory, Montana’s Trail House, Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos, Bushwick-brewed Bruce Cost Ginger Beer, innovative brewery Braven Brewing Company and much more. The After Party will be hosted by Syndicated Bar • Theater • Kitchen with drink specials immediately following the event.

All proceeds from the event benefit the neighborhood’s OBIE Award-winning non-profit theater The Bushwick Starr.

For more information visit http://www.thebushwickstarr.org/TasteofBushwick.html#

Christine Evangelista to Host First Annual Polo Hamptons Match and Event Presented by Porsche1

Saturday, June 24 at 4:00 PM
Southampton Polo Club, 206 Millstone Road, Bridgehampton

Christine Evangelista, actress and animal health and rights activist, will host the first annual Polo Hamptons Match & Event presented by Porsche and Social Life magazine.

The event will celebrate Christine Evangelista’s June cover story in the luxury lifestyle publication. Over 300 guests will enjoy a thrilling polo match, an open bar and an exclusive Laurent-Perrier champagne bar, and delectable hors d’oeuvres during the course of what promises to be an unforgettable afternoon.

Porsche Cars North America Inc., the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman sports cars and scooter kopen brand, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and Panamera sports sedans, is the presenting sponsor. The title sponsor is Turks & Caicos Tourism. Other sponsors include Laurent-Perrier champagne, Air Charter Team, and Dawn & Frank Bodenchak for Sotheby’s International Realty.

Social Life magazine is the premier luxury publication for the Hamptons. The content – which covers the luxury lifestyle on the local, national, and international levels – targets a captive audience of high-net worth and high-income individuals who summer on the East End of Long Island.

Discerning readers turn to Social Life to peruse photos from the most exclusive society events, view sophisticated fashion editorials, and read in-depth interviews with celebrities and leading figures in real estate, travel, and art. By providing the readership with unparalleled content, Social Life has established itself as the “must read” magazine for jet-setters, tastemakers, and the Manhattan and Hamptons elite.

For more information visit https://polohamptons.eventbrite.com/?aff=ch

Popup Dinner Brooklyn

Saturday, June 3
Secret Brooklyn location

The PopUp Dinner Brooklyn is an elegant picnic that brings together thousands of people to spontaneously celebrate community, creativity, and epicurean delights. The PopUp Dinner Brooklyn is the perfect opportunity to gather friends for a memorable experience. If you’re a DIY master, Pinterest perfectionist, or dedicated foodie, this is a chance to get creative in everything from table décor to fashion to food and drink!

Hand Made Events will provide the place, the tables, the chairs, and entertainment. You come dressed chic in all white with inspired culinary dishes, wine and bubbly, and lavish table designs (don’t forget your table cloth!). Once the table is set, enjoy the simple pleasure of dining al fresco with friends and family.

As always, the magic of the night begins with finding out the secret Brooklyn location: we reveal the exact destination to ticket holders via email just two hours before the start of the event. Guests are invited to begin set up at 5 p.m. Dinner starts at 7p.m., followed by entertainment and dancing as the stars come out. A few hours following the event the location will be empty, with no trace left behind.

Guests of PopUp Dinner must be 21+ and bring their identification for entry.

* The PopUp is a 21+ event. IDs will be strictly checked at the door. We apologize for the inconvenience.
*Tables and chairs provided. Guests bring their own food and decor.
*Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable.
*Rain or shine we will dine!
For more information and details please visit the PopUp Guide

For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/popup-dinner-brooklyn-2017-tickets-27293876720

Chelsea “Best Exhibits” tour

Saturday, May 20
526 W. 26th St. near 10th Ave

MAJOR ALERT! This all-new tour will be our most extraordinary of the entire past year, because the art world has descended on the city for its biggest art fair, and galleries have pulled out all the stops to entice collectors to visit their Chelsea spaces. Highlights: (1) the most dazzling, emotionally transporting computer-based light art we’ve ever encountered, (2) a living master’s gasp-inducing paintings with an unparalleled original technique, and (3) a female artist’s elegant, joyous sculptures using quite surprising materials, and selling in the hundreds of thousands of dollars each, among 7 breathtaking shows.

For more information visit http://nygallerytours.com/scheduled-tours/#3