It is with a heavy heart we report that over Thanksgiving week beloved Druken Munkey employee, Buddhi Thapa, was fatally struck and killed by an SUV, just blocks away from the restaurant. He leaves behind a wife and four young children who just recently moved stateside from Nepal to be with their father.
Although nothing can heal the wounds of tradgedy, to his family during this incredibly hard time, all money from food sales on Monday, December 16 and Tuesday, December 17 will be donated to them.
Drunken Munkey NYC is located at 338 E. 92nd Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues
Doors open at 7:30pm tonight, December 10, at the Highline Ballroom where Topshop/Topman will proudly present "The Other Ball."
Join host Mark Ronson, the Global Ambassador of Arms Around the Child, creative director Periel Aschenbrand, musical director Jeff Bhasker, and DJ Samantha Ronson as they honor "quiet revolutionaries changing the world."
There will be live performances from The Black Keys, Miguel, A$AP Rocky, Mikky Ekko, Lykke Li, and Nate Ruess as well as an open bar and tapas!
Read all there is to know about the event here.
Approximatley 5 to 7 million animals enter shelters nation wide every year, and the sad but awful truth is that about half of the animals are euthanized. We ask that you don't support unethical puppy mills by purchasing dogs from breeders ranging up to $3,000! There are millions of shelter dogs waiting to be rescued and are ready to join a loving family, for FREE. Nonetheless, if you simply don't have the time to own a dog, you may contribute to a shelter that works with animal rights and saving dogs from puppy mill by purchasing a Christmas CD by Dahna Bender.
UNICEF's designer doll initiative was created 11 years ago by the United Nations Children Fund to help raise money for the children of Darfur. Designers from around the world have since come together to created dolls that resemble each fashion house's style. The dolls are then auctioned off to help UNICEF raise money for thechildren in need of vaccinations in Darfur.
This year, 42 fashion designers are participating in UNICEF’s designer dolls also known as Les Frimousses, or little faces in english. 93 different dolls are being hand made by top designers such as Dolce & Gabbana, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Lanvin, Gucci, Dior, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton just to name a few. most of the designer dolls are wearing the latest fashion trends straight from the runway!
On Tuesday, November 19th, the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) hosted a wine dinner to help raise money for it's Trauma Recovery Program. The benefit was held at the posh Metropolitan Club in Manhattan where the cocktail hour started at 6pm. Guests mingled and snacked on cavier, mushrooms, and other delicious small plates by chef Jonathan Waxman of Barbuto. Waxman popped in during the cocktail party to pose for a few pictures with guests on the red carpet. And what's a party without celebrities? Television personality Joan Rivers, Inside Edition anchor Deborah Norville, and Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford (we're sure Lily felt right at home!) attended the benefit and posed for photos. A few of Manhattan's elite also attended the soirée including Executive Director of the NYSPCC Mary Pulido, socialite Joy Marks, real estate broker Valerie Lettan, designer Rosemary Ponzo, photographer Ike Ude, and designer Maggie Norris.
Last night, at the luxurious Cipriani on 42nd street, Silver Hill Hospital held their fourth annual Gala event featuring cocktails, dinner, dancing, and a live auction.
Drinks flowed as the night began with a vibrant cocktail hour- guests mingled amongst each other while feasting on an assortment of delights from a display of shrimp pasta, roasted asparagus, insalata caprese salad, and passed hor d'oeuvres.
The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) will be hosting their annual wine dinner on Tuesday, November 19th. The event will be taking place at The Metropolitan Club in New York City where guests will enjoy a meal prepared by Chef Jonathan Waxman of Baruto. The cocktail party starts at 6:00 pm with dinner at 7:30 pm, followed by the the auction at 9:00 pm. The proceeds from the benefit will go to the NYSPCC's Trauma Recovery Program. It's fantastic that people can get together for a great cause. If you're attending the benefit dinner make sure to wear your finest evening apparel!
Music education non-profit, Education Through Music, has announced a new partnership with startup, Grain Audio, for a collection of products and services that will support the ETM Partner School Program in New York City. ETM, which provides music education to inner-city schools, in collaboration with Grain, will be offering the Grain Audio HANDheld PWS - Packable Wireless System to supporters. For every Bluetooth wireless speaker sold, Grain Audio will donate $68 to ETM. Not only will supporters receive the high-quality speaker, but they will also receive a card acknowledging their support to music education. The HANDheld PWS is a great holiday gift for an even greater cause.
For more details, click here.
Cyndi Lauper, the pop idol that once led a conga line through the streets of NYC, is set to perform at the Silver Hill Hospital Gala. The fourth Fall event will take place at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on Wednesday, November 20th 2013. This year’s Gala will honor longtime supporter and Board Director, Peter Busch Orthwein, and his wife, Beverly, and CNBC anchor, Lawrence Kudlow.
The VH1 Save The Music Foundation is proud to announce that Britney Spears will headline the 2014 Ambassador class which is also includes Taye Diggs, Jason Derulo, Hunter Hayes, Gloria Reuben, Diane Birch and Cher Lloyd.
Pop princess Britney Spears will now be apart of Save The Music's dedicated group of celebrities that strive to raise awareness about keeping music in our schools.
"I am so proud to be a VH1 Save The Music Foundation Ambassador," said Britney Spears. "Music has always been a big role in my life and as a mother I can't imagine my children growing up without it,"
The Recording Academy, along with Hyundai, have announced the launch of a new initiative entitled "Amplifier Center Stage" which will give aspiring musicians a chance to be heard and mentored by established figures in the music industry. For this initiative, huge stars have been recruited to curate the initiative. Reaching out to a multitude of genres, curators range from hip-hop's Kendrick Lamar, to pop sensation Ariana Grande, to Country star Hunter Hayes, as well as jazz pianist Robert Glasper.