Phase 2- NYC Outdoor Dining

On June 22nd, Phase 2 began and every restaurant in my Gramercy Park Area had tables in the street. It was quite a site to behold!   So for my first Phase 2 -Outdoor dining experience I met a friend up at 5 Mile Stone, at 1640 2nd Avenue at 85th St. The restaurant has…

What Would Dorothy Say?

Wasn’t it Dorothy who said in The Wizard of Oz to Toto “There’s no place like home.”  Well, quite frankly for the most part, at least prior to 11 weeks ago I would have totally agreed.  However, being quarantined in a studio apartment in Manhattan as a single person who had an active social life…

More NYC Lock Down Smiles and Chuckles

So this month still under Lock Down I decided to continue to post and share different images that are made me think and smile during this very unprecedented Covid-19 experience. I hope that you enjoy them as well!   and 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂   Namaste, Sora @anewyorkerspointofview

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at The Players Club

The evening of February 14th, 2020, I was happy to spend Valentine’s Day evening at The Players Club with some friends for a celebratory St. Valentine’s Dinner.  The iconic Players Club is located at 16 Gramercy Park South and was founded by Edwin Booth. In December 1888, The Players Club was opened by Edwin Booth…

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival 2020

I’m excited to share that SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY is in it’s 7th year and will be showing their films from March 16th to March 22nd, 2020. The mission of SRFF is the promotion of films and filmmakers that deal with socially relevant film content and after having the privilege of seeing the…

Central Park Conservancy Hosts Playground Benefit Luncheon

Diane Ackerman, a contemporary American author said, “Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.”  Having said that each year, the Playground Partners of the Women’s Committee of the Central Park Conservancy host the Winter Luncheon to raise funds for the daily care and maintenance of Central Park’s 21 playgrounds.   So this January 29th,…

UNICEF’s Snowflake Ball

  On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, Johnson & Johnson and Manner Investment Group with signature sponsor S&P Global will be presenting the 15th UNICEF Snowflake Ball.  This year’s event will start the holiday season off with raising funds in support of UNICEF’s work to save and improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.…

#jewishfoodmedia

This past Monday I attended the 7th Annual Jewish Food Media Conference. The mission of the Jewish Food Media Conference is to strengthen the community of Jewish food professionals with a day of education, delicious food and networking..The speakers included Adeena Sussman, Dini Klein, Shlomo and Shifra Klein and Sina Mizrahi. The conference was Amazing…

Chefs for Impact Anniversary Gala

On November 5th, 2019 Impact Network will be the beneficiary of all proceeds of  The 10th Anniversary Chefs for Impact Gala. This amazing gala will take place at The Tribeca Rooftop which is located at 2 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY. This gala event will be offering a decadent indulgence in a 6 course culinary…

Skin Cancer Foundation Holds Champions for Change Gala

The Skin Cancer Foundation is holding its annual Skin Cancer Foundation Gala on October 17, 2019.  The Champions for Change Gala is the Skin Cancer Foundation’s signature fundraising event and from 6:30 to 11 will be held at the Plaza Hotel which is located at Fifth Avenue and Central Park South, New York, NY. The…