Holiday Hooplah
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 09:47 AM | Amanda Mactas
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The holidays are upon us!  Take a break from that exhausting holiday shopping and enjoy this wonderful time of year by taking in a show, taking advantage of great deals, and eating your hearts out!


Gotham Burlesque Holiday Show: December 15th at 10pm, Stage 72 will play host to the sexiest ladies around. The titillating burlesque show will feature some of New York's hottest names in the biz, such as Nasty Canasta, Peekaboo Pointe, Minnie Tonka, Shelly Watson, and many more. The show will be hosted by World Famous *Bob*. Ticket prices range from $37-$49 and can be purchased here.

The Diet Show: Join past winners and contestants from hit TV show The Biggest Loser as they share their hilarious and entertaining stories, triumphs, and struggles with weight loss and dieting. Performers include Erik Chopin (winner, season 3), Bill Germanakos (winner, season 4), and Tara Costa (finalist, season 7). The cast also features comedian Jeff Pirrami and plus-size model Krista Mays. Shows run on Saturday evenings at Stage 72. $42 tickets can be purchased here.


Sip and Store Tequila: Richard Sandoval's Tequileria Maya is offering a great holiday treat. Purchase a bottle of tequila at the restaurant and anytime you come in to dine, the bottle will be waiting for you when you arrive. Tequila experts will present you with your bottle along with an explanation of the bottle's elements and orgins. Bottles are served with your choice of housemade sangrita or a craft your own margarita kit for $10. When you aren't in, the bottle will be put on display with a name card on it, in a locker in the restaurant for up to 3 months. Purchase a bottle here and give the gift that keeps on giving!

Food Events

Brooklyn Night Bazaar: Prospect Restaurant is kicking off the beginning of the Brooklyn Night Bazaar with their new mezzanine restaurant series this weekend on Friday and Saturday. Inspired by night markets across Asia, the Brookyln Night Bazaar is now back in action and the first event start at Prospect. There will be an exclusive pre-fixe menu for just $35 and three seating options at 7pm, 8:15pm, and 9:30pm. See the full menu and make reservations here.

Alobar Beer Dinner: The LIC staple Alobar, will be hosting their monthly beer dinner on December 13th at 5:30pm. This month, the dinner will feature Slyfox Brewery, located in Pennsylvania. Chef Ian Kapitan will prepare an epic five course dinner paired with five beers selected by Beverage Manager Chess Lankford. The dinner costs $50. Book your reservations here.


Tags: gotham burlesque, tequileria maya, prospect, brooklyn night bazaar, alobar, slyfox brewery, the diet show, stage 72, new york city, joonbug, Only In NYC