A month-later and many of us are still reeling from Hurricane Sandy after-math. And you can expect for relief and fundraising efforts to continue well into the New Year. The food and drinks community is one that has really come together to raise funds and show support for at-loss communities such as Red Hook, downtown NYC and East Village’s, Alphabet City.
Tonight, drink for relief at these 2 stellar, sipping friendly, charitable events.
NYC <3’S NYC
Taking place at Chelsea haunt, The Tippler, donate just $10 and enjoy not only cocktails by a slew of boozy sponsors including Beefeater Gin, Appleton Estate Rum, Ilegal Mezcal and White Pike Whisky but also delight in live performances by Diane Birch, Maverick and Ice and a live auction by comedian, Brian McCarthy. Cocktails are an additional $10 and nibbles are also available for $10. The party is from 6 p.m. to midnight. And, 100% of the proceeds benefit NYC victims of Hurricane Sandy.
The 1st Annual Bartenders Ball at The Bowery Hotel
Calling all bartenders, bar managers, bar owners, cocktail servers and cocktail enthusiasts alike! Presenting a colossal cocktail event benefiting the victims of Hurricane Sandy taking place tonight at The Bowery Hotel from 7 p.m. – midnight. Guests will delight in stellar drinks by some of the cities best bars and bartenders such as Death & Company, Employees Only, PDT, Ward III, Dutch Kills, Dram, Weather Up Tribeca and The Whiskey Brooklyn. Also dance the night away to music by Chances With Wolves. Tickets are $100 for this boozy filled extravaganza and 100% of the net proceeds go to Occupy: SandyNYCRelief and SSLG.org. Charities that are doing real, on-the-ground work to help New Yorkers in the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy. All donations are fully tax deductible.