November 29, 2011

The November Macaron Crawl

What: Meetup with fellow foodies to walk around the neighborhood to taste some of the city's finest macaroons. 
When: Wednesday Nov. 30 6pm-9pm
Where: SW corner of Washington Sq. Park
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The City Ice Pavilion Winter Show!


What: The show will feature solo, duets, and group numbers from the skaters here at City Ice Pavilion. All parents, friends, and fans of our skaters are invited to attend the show FREE of charge!
When: Saturday, December 17, 2011 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Where: City Ice Pavilion: 47-32 32nd Place, Long Island City, NY 11101

Holiday Handmade Cavalcade

What: The NewNew craft clan is hosting their final handmade fair of the year. Great opportunity to buy crafty items for the holidays. There will be over 35 crafters, designers, and artists showcasing their hard work this year. Check it out and get inspired!
When: Saturday Dec. 3, 2011 10am-6pm
Where: 70 N. 6th St. Brooklyn, NY

November 28, 2011

L.A.M.B. & Harajuku Lovers Sample Sale


What: Savvy is bringing back L.A.M.B. & Harajuku Lovers for a fabulous sample sale. 75% off a wide selection of handbags, clutches, totes, cosmetic bags, wallets and more! Credit Cards Only.
When: Tue, Nov 29 at 8AM - 8PM
              Wed, Nov 30 at 10AM - 8PM
              Thu, Dec 1 at 8AM - 6PM
Where: 347 W 34th St, NY 10001 (bet. 8 & 9th Aves.)

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

What: It's back! The Holiday Market at Columbus Circle, easy and accessible for all your shopping needs. Some featured shops are: "The Lil' New Yorker", ValtlineDesign, Wolly Boo, BuggedOut, M Voli E, OverallBaby, LA MUSE KALLIOP√ä,  DeborahJulian & Angie Colombo Jewelry.
When: Nov. 30 - Dec. 24th, 2011 |  Mon-Sat 10:00am-8:00pm  |  Sunday 10:00am-7:00pm  | December 24th 10:00am-4:00pm
Where: Southwest entrance to Central Park at Central Park West and Central Park South|  A/B/C/D or 1/2 to 59th Street Columbus Circle; F to 57th Street; N/Q/R to 5th Avenue/59th Street

November 27, 2011

5th Annual 3rd Ward Handmade Holiday Craft Fair

What: Come browse all types of creative handmade gifts including jewelry, bags, housewares, paper goods, toys, clothing, winter essentials, culinary treats, and much more! Plus stay warm and merry with live music, DJs, cheap seasonal cocktails, and some quirky surprises. For more information, visit: www.3rdward.com/2011craftfair/
When: Saturday, December 10th, 2011
Where: 195 Morgan Ave. Brooklyn, NY
FREE

The Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City.The 2011 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 with live and taped performances from 7 P.M. – 9 P.M., at Rockefeller Plaza.

A Winter Wonderland in Bryant Park

What: Celebrate the season in style with a night of styling, skating and great tastes of the season in Bryant Park's Celsius Lounge. Yes, get a new look for the season from John Frieda stylists for free! Plus enjoy delicious hot beverages and snack on awesome popcorn by Waring Pro. Finally, the first 40 people who arrive get free passes for complimentary rental skates!
When: Wed, Nov 30, 2011 from 3pm-8pm
Where: Celsius Bar in Bryant Park: 445 5th Ave

November 26, 2011

The J.Crew Sample Sale


What: Enjoy 60% off retail on the Fall/Winter 2011 Collection at the J.Crew Sample sale. Jewelry, shoes and outerwear included plus a limited assortment of Madewell jeans.
When: Tuesday Nov. 29 - Saturday Dec. 3, 2011  |  10am-6pm
Where: 260 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016 

November 22, 2011

The Make-up Show

What: An Exclusive Luxury Sample Sale. Shop the makeup must haves and beauty secrets of celebrity artists just in time for the Holidays. Get your holiday shopping done for the fashionistas on your shopping list or pamper yourself while meeting the makeup artists who set the trends we see on the runway, the red carpet and your favorite celebrities. The Makeup Show Pop Up Shop is the perfect place to shop sales of over 40 brands that usually reserve these prices for the pros.
When: Fri, Dec 02 at 5:00PM - Sat, Dec 03 at 6:00PM
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion: 123 W 18th St
Friday, December 2nd 5pm-10pm – $20
Saturday, December 3rd 10am-6pm – $20

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

What:  Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! The parade travels down Central Park West from 77th Street to Columbus Circle along Central Park South to 7th Avenue, down 7th Avenue to 42nd Street, along 42nd Street to 6th Avenue, down 6th Avenue to 34th Street and along 34th Street to Macy's Herald Square (34th Street). 
Central Park West: West side of street from 70th Street
Columbus Circle & east side of street from 70th to 65th
Columbus Circle: West side of street
7th Avenue: between 58th & 42nd Streets
42nd Street: from 7th to 6th Avenues
6th Avenue: between 42nd & 34th Streets
34th Street: south side of street between Broadway & 7th Avenue
When: Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 9 a.m.
Where: Central Park West & W 77th St, New York, NY 10024

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation

What: The night before the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, New Yorkers gather to watch the famous giant helium parade balloons get inflated.

A tradition since 1927, the giant character balloons are slowly blown up and brought to life in the streets around the American Museum of Natural History. The enormous balloons take up two full city blocks. Nets and sandbags are used to keep the balloons from escaping during the night.


The action starts around 4pm on
Thanksgiving Eve on 77th & 81st Streets between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue. Public viewing is from 3 pm until 8 pm. Regular attendees recommend arriving at about 5 pm when the balloons really start to take shape.
When: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, approximately 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Central Park West and Columbus Avenue on 77th and 81st Streets

TREE LIGHTING SPECTACULAR

What: The South Street Seaport will ring in the holiday spirit when the 28th Annual Seaport Chorus Tree Lighting Spectacular lights up the cobblestone streets of the Seaport’s Historic District.
TODAY Show personality and fashion expert Jill Martin will host one of New York City’s most beloved holiday traditions, with a 40-foot tree serving as the centerpiece of a seven-minute “Sparkle at the Seaport” light show spectacular. Festivities will kick-off with performances by the Darren Wallis Jazz Trio and the Soul Tigers Marching Band. All-male barbershop chorus, The Big Apple Chorus, will perform seasonal favorites, and costumed characters will help Santa Claus countdown to the tree lighting ceremony.
 When: Friday, November 25th  Holiday festivities begin at 6pm / Photo opportunities with Santa Claus until 8pm
Where: The South Street Seaport, along Historic Front Street from Fulton Street to Beekman Street