At the famed Irving Plaza rockstars and Wall Street came together for a night of good ole Rock n Roll in support of our troops. Wall Street Rocks’ 2013 Battle of the Bands Finale benefited organizations such as Wounded Warrior Project, ReserveAid and Operation Finally Home. The main idea of Wall Street Rocks is to bring together employees from financial, technology and entertainment industry to help support heroic Americans that need our help. They strive raise awareness through different fundraisers and events.
GEMS or Girls Educational and Mentoring Services is a New York State organization that helps young girls ages 12-24 who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. GEMS strives to empower girls who are being trafficked or commercially exploited to leave the industry and ultimately end the commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking of children. Their mantra is "Girls Are Not For Sale"
For 15 years GEMS has been helping young women who have gone through the trauma associated with sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking by providing them with the support and empathy that they need and a path toward a positive solution.
Raymi Peruvian Kitchen is teaming up with Peru's official tourism board, PromPeru and LAN Airlines to send lucky guests of Raymi from NYC to Peru for FREE! Lucky diners will be surpised to find a little extra something in with their bill on Saturday evening. Guest will be selected at random to receive complimentary economy class tickets to the land of Machu Picchu and the Inca trail.
With Thanksgiving around the corner, many people will be sitting down with their families to give thanks for what they have. But there are also so many New Yorkers who are in desperate need of help this holiday season that do not deserve to go hungry on Thanksgiving day. That is why Brother Jimmy's BBQ on Lexington will be giving away 1,000 pulled pork sandwiches with a mashed potato side and a bottle of water to the needy on Thanksgiving day.
Lets all make sure this Thanksgiving is enjoyable for everyone and help spread the word about Brother Jimmy's Thanksgiving meal distribution!
What: Brother Jimmy’s BBQ
Where: Brother Jimmy’s BBQ Lexington – 181 Lexington Avenue (corner of 31st Street)
When: Thursday, November 28, from noon till food runs out
Chef Michael White and Altamarea Group are excited about the opening of their newest restaurant, Ristorante Morini located on the Upper East Side and they want you to join them for a night of good food, drinks and company to help celebrate the opening. Canapés, cocktails and wine will be served and a percentage of the proceeds from this exclusive preview event will go the Citymeals-on-Wheels to help elderly homebound people in NYC. Get tickets here.
What: Exclusive preview of Ristorante Morini
Where: Ristorante Morini, 1167 Madison Avenue, NYC 10028
When: December 9th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
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.
Harlem Haberdashery is a boutique located on Lenox Ave that offers "custom-made apparel...creating looks for celebrities, recording artists and sports stars for over 20 years". Haberdashery was voted "One of the best places to shop in Harlem" by Racked.com.
Their 2013 Masquerade Ball is taking place on Saturday, December 7, at The Harlem Stage Gatehouse , located at 150 Convent Avenue at W. 135th Street New York, NY 10031, from 7 pm to 12 am
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!
Live 4 the Give, a new New York City non-profit, is hopefully going to start a trend. Their innovative concert concept is a great way to bring your favorite artists together for an amazing cause! The Live 4 the Give upcoming concert, powered by social media and featuring Ne-Yo, Jennifer Husdon, and Sheryl Crow, will not sell tickets in a traditional sense. Fans who text "L4TG" to 41444 will be entered to win two tickets! For just a $20 pledged donation, you can be entered to receive two preferred seats to the December 2nd event at Carnegie Hall, as well as two Live 4 the Give song downloads from current artists and a digitally signed official event photo. Most importantly, all proceeds from these donations go to support local charities that help disadvantaged youth and families in need including Youth I.N.C, The Compound Foundation, and Win. Proceeds also go to Carnegie Hall's Musical Connections program.