December 2017 NYC Events

Ace Mentor Program of Greater New York Dec. 4th, 5:30.  2017 Fall Cocktail Reception Tickets from $250.00  MetLife Building New York  GreaterNY@acemntor.or  646-582 Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST) Dec. 4th, 25th Anniversary Celebration: “Bringing Vision to Life” 7:00 pm.   Keynote, reception, and performance by the Greenwich Village Orchestra.   Hosted by Andy Cohen, Cynthia Nixon.   Speaker(s):…

Joan Rivers-A Book Launch

  The other evening I attended a book Launch at The National Arts Club for the book Last Girl Before Freeway, a biography of Joan Rivers. The book was written by Leslie Bennetts, an award-winning journalist who spent ten years as a reporter at The New York Times prior to twenty-four years at Vanity Fair…

Pen and Brush Hosts Girls Write Now Fundraiser

  The mission of Girls Write Now is that “it mentors underserved young women to find their voices through the power of writing and community.  A cause that I personally completely endorse!!!!! Their approach is that they serve high school girls throughout New York City’s 5 boroughs-over 90% who are in high need and  about…

Elio’s Italian Restaurant on 2nd Avenue and 84th Street

The other evening I found myself at Elio’s an upscale, trendy, Italian restaurant where you might spot a celebrity or 2 but unfortunately I didn’t see anyone I knew…Lol  The restaurant is located at 1621 2nd Avenue between 83rd and 84th Street. Here’s a view from outside the restaurant…   Here’s a view from the…

Can You Believe: Sora Restaurant!

OK. So I was at the Newark Airport at some really early hour and I could hardly believe my eyes. There in front of me was a restaurant that had my name.  I mean with the name Sora you don’t find any toothbrushes, bracelets or plaques for your wall and so you can imagine how…

Side Walk Restaurant and Bar in the East Village

The other evening I met a group of friends at the Side Walk Bar and Restaurant which is located at  94 Avenue A at 6th Street right in the heart of the East Village. As soon as I walked in there was such a familiar feeling.  The music being piped was Lionel Richie and Madonna and…

All-Ivy Beer Tasting at The Harvard Club

I just got back from an All-Ivy Beer Tasting at The Harvard Club.  I was a guest of my cousin and it was a great opportunity to enjoy The Harvard Club and to go to an all-ivy event. Below you can see the grand room that the event was held in… So the beers that…

The Survive + Thrive Launch Party

I was invited to a Press Event for the Survive + Thrive Media Launch Party. This event was held at Stand Up NY which is located at 236 W. 78th St. Now Survive and Thrive was created to help mission-driven entrepreneurs get their information, resources and partnership to go from surviving to thriving.  At the…