November 30, 2010

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

The 2010 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 with live and taped performances from 7 P.M. – 9 P.M., at Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th & West 51st Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, Manhattan.

November 29, 2010

Blog Give Away!

Get ready, we are hosting our First EVER blog Give Away! Exciting isn’t it? We have a bag of assorted products to be given to the winner. We have lined up some great products for you,  the List of Brands Included in the bag are:

-Noah's Naturals
-John Frieda
-Calvin Klein
-The Body Shop
-The Kendall Kollection
-Sleep Scentsations
-Clean & Clear
-Sailor Jerry
-Bausch & Lomb
-And so much more products, including an assortment of stickers, bumper stickers, & buttons!

If you want to win, here is the deal:
The contest will begin Nov. 29th and end Dec. 14th.  We will then pick the winner/s on December 15th and announce it on our blog with the title WINNER. You will then have until December 16th (or 24 ours to contact us via email ( to claim your prize. If you do not claim your prize by December 16th or within 24hrs, we will be forced to pick another winner who will then have 24hrs to claim the prize.

To enter you will need to do one or more of the following:
  • Comment on this blog post
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  • Blog about the give-away with a link to our blog and verify by sending us a link to your blog (
More than one comment on any one post will not count towards multiple entries, but is welcomed. (only 1 entry per blog post).
We are not responsible for unrecorded entries due to computer or internet problems.
More entries does not guarantee you will win, it only increase your chances. Winner will be chosen at random, using
Winner must live in the United States of America to qualify for this contest.
Prize will be mailed to the Postal Address received after contacting the winner. We are not responsible for prizes not received due to postal problems.
If you wish, you can add your email address in your comment to make it easier for us to contact you in the event that  you win.
Following the Blog is also advised. This will keep you in the loop and show you our latest posts.

Good Luck to all!

November 23, 2010

Bubby's Deal

Bubby's in Tribeca will be giving away free pie to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Anyone walking by the restaurant or dining in will be offered a free slice of their famous pie until it runs out.
November 23, all day; 212-219-0666.

November 20, 2010

Experience The Magic!

Saturday, November 20, 2010
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bring in the holiday season at Queens Center's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! 

It's an evening of magic as we flip the switch on the enchanted tree.  The first 500 to arrive receive a magic wand to help light the tree.  Children can also enjoy cookies and milk with Santa, fun games and exciting prizes.

Tree lighting will take place on Level 2, JCPenney Wing, directly across from Guest Services.

November 18, 2010

Jackson Heights Holiday Craft Fair

What: If you happen to be in Queens this weekend, or plan to come on over, be sure to check out the Jackson Heights Holiday Craft Fair. Support you local artists, designers and crafters, showcasing unique handmade gifts for the holiday season.

You can expect to find all sorts of spectacular handmade goods at the Holiday Craft Fair - everything from jewelry and clothing, bath products, children items, stationary, edible goods and more.
FREE to attend. Official Site.

When: November 20, 2010 at 11am - 4pm.

Where: St. Mark's Church 33-50 82nd Street Queens, NY 11372

November 17, 2010

Free Concert: Red Baraat in Jamaica

What: NYC-based group Red Baraat mixes originals with Bollywood classics for an explosive stage performance, melding the infectious North Indian rhythm Bhangra with brass funk.

Where: Jamaica Performing Arts Center in Queens.

When: November 18, 2010 7:30 pm

NYC Business Networking Event & Business Expo

What: Join members of The NYC Business Networking Group (NYCBNG) for their free monthly business networking expo. This month they are hosting the event as part of Global Entrepreneur Week (GEW) with thousands of members worldwide participating in global events.

When:  Thursday November 18, 2010 at 6:30 PM

Where: NY Life Offices, Graybar Building, 420 Lexington, 15th Flr Manhattan, NY 10017

Cost:  Free w/RSVP through our website or $10/cash at door w/out RSVP
RSVP: http://www.thenycbusin... 

Queens Eats

What: The Queens Harvest Food Co-op Planning Group cordially invites you to Queens Eats, a neighborhood tasting event and fundraiser to help make Western Queens' first food co-op a reality.

When: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 

Where: The Foundry, L.I.C. 4234 9th Street Long Island City, NY 11101

November 15, 2010

National Memory Screening Day

What: Come in and test your memory. The National Memory Screening Process is a significant first step toward finding out if a person may have a memory problem. Memory problems could be caused by Alzheimer’s disease or other medical conditions.
When: Tuesday, November 16th - 3:00 pm
Where: Queensborough Public Library - Central Branch - 89-11 Merrick Boulevard (between Jamaica and Hillside Avenues)

How Much: Free

Sunnyside Holiday Lighting

Each year Sunnyside Shines brings festive holiday lights to Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue. This year the annual holiday lighting ceremony will take place on Greenpoint Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Street during the grand opening of the highly anticipated Orchard Farmers Market. Please join us on November 16, 2010 at 7PM and enjoy a performance by the Sunnyside Drum Corps as well as the lighting of the holiday lights.

Where & When
Greenpoint Avenue
Between 42nd and 43rd Street
 By Orchard Farmers Market
November 16, 2010 @ 7:00PM

November 14, 2010

Season Sample SALES: Part III

Sample sales in NYC the whole month of November!
 Marinate on these sales. The secret’s in the savings.

What: Lauren Moffatt
Why: We’re dying to get our mitts on the local designer’s feminine dresses, silky tops, and coats — all up to 70 percent off.
When: Nov. 16 & 17. Tues. & Wed., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 214 W. 29th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., ste. 1503 (212) 465-0839.

What: Lutz & Patmos
Why: This is your last chance to grab knits by the NYC design duo (in collaboration with friends like Sofia Coppola), and the discounts are steep (Coppola’s dress is $150; reg. $875).
When: Nov. 16-18. Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 425 W. 13th St., b/t Ninth Ave. & Washington St., ste. 401 (212-463-9110).

What: Inhabit
Why: Warm up with men’s and women’s cashmere ($80; reg. $278) and cotton ($50; reg. $162) sweaters.
When: Nov. 17 & 18. Wed. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1441 Broadway, b/t 40th & 41st Sts., 28th fl.

What: Colette Malouf
Why: Get your holiday look squared away with jewelry and hair accessories like bicolor mesh rhinestone headbands for $18 (reg. $88) and crochet cord bangles for $28 (reg. $140).
When: Nov. 17 & 18. Wed., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 594 Broadway, b/t Houston & Prince Sts., ste. 1216 (212-941-9588).

What: John Robshaw Textiles
Why: Up to 75 percent off luxury bedding, pillows, tabletop linens, dhurries, robes, and more.
When: Nov. 17-19. Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 245 W. 29th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves. (212-594-6006).

What: Melissa Shoes
Why: The fantastic plastic shoes are marked way down, starting at $40.
When: Nov. 17-20. Wed.-Sat., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 520 W. 27th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves. , ste. 403.

What: Rebecca Minkoff
Why: Python Morning After clutch is $162 (reg. $295), black Main Squeeze bag is $272 (reg. $495), splatter-print tote is $85 (reg. $155).
When: Nov. 17-21. Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 93 Mercer St., b/t Broome & Spring Sts. (212-677-7829).

What: eM Productions
Why: Some of our favorite designers (Ace & Jig, Gar-de, Something Else, Veda) and priced 30-50 percent below wholesale. Plus, rifle through a selection of vintage clothing.
When: Nov. 18 & 19. Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 636 Broadway, b/t Houston & Bleecker Sts., ste. 720. Cash only.

What: The News Inc.
Why: Major discounts on Kimberly Ovitz, Cheap Monday, Boy by Band of Outsiders, and Clu.
When: Nov. 18-20. Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 495 Broadway, at Broome St. (212-925-9700).

November 12, 2010

Artist and Artifact Family Day

What: Join a professional artist and teacher for an imaginative adventure in art-making.  Observe and be inspired by the current exhibition, Artist and Artifact: Re|Visioning Brooklyn's past.  Create your own artwork using inspirational and fun materials.  This is a free drop-in event appropriate for all ages.

When: November 20, 2010  |  12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Where: BRIC Rotunda Gallery 33 Clinton Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 718-875-4047

November 9, 2010

The 2010 Chocolate Show

The 13th Annual New York Chocolate Show, presented by Event International, is the largest show in the United States completely dedicated to celebrating all things chocolate. Considered the chocolate hub of North America, this show will bring together fine chocolate companies, who will present a diverse array of fine chocolates and chocolate-inspired products. This year’s Chocolate Show will also feature book signings by award-winning authors; cooking demonstrations in two culinary theaters, featuring renowned chocolatiers and pastry chefs who will share secrets of the trade; a Kids’ Zone, dedicated to fun-filled activities for young chocolate lovers; and more!

Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W. 18th Street
New York, NY 10011

Show Hours:
Thursday, November 11 • 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday, November 12 • 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 13 • 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 14 • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
CHILDREN (5-12 YEARS OLD): Free with a two (2) child per adult limit. Each additional child is $8.00
please contact: for more info.

One of a Kind Holiday Shopping

The One of a Kind Show and Sale® NY is an extraordinary holiday shopping show featuring the best in fine art and fine craft from hundreds of unique artists, craftspeople and designers from across North America and beyond. Several artists from the 2009 show have already signed on for the 2nd annual event including porcelain artist, Lois Aronow, jewelry designer, Jessica Fields and accessories designer, Gina Pannorfi. Each item for sale at the show will be made by hand, one piece at a time, and every artist represented will be in attendance—offering shoppers the wonderful opportunity to buy pieces directly from the artist who created them.

The One of a Kind Show and Sale® NY returns to New York City for two weekends in November -
November 11-14 and
November 18-21, 2010
7 W New York®

Midtown at 7 W 34th St. at 5th Ave.
Directly across from the Empire State Building
Show Hour
Thursdays, Nov. 11 and 18 12pm - 9pm
Fridays, November 12 and 19 11am - 8pm

Saturdays, November 13 and 20 11am - 7 pm
Sundays, November 14 and 21 11am - 5pm

Click here to purchase tickets for $15 per person. Seniors and students $12 | Children 12 and under are free. Tickets provide admission for all 4 days of the show!
Discounted parking available at Central Parking locations, click here to receive a $15 coupon

Squirm Burpee Circus

SQUIRM BURPEE CIRCUS is even more fun to see than it is to say. Mike the Handsome, Dashing Dave and the Lovely Little Lolo make up the beloved circus trio who must outwit the dastardly Baron Vegan Von Hamburger - a mustachioed villain decidedly dedicated to their demise.

Will Dave ever find his true love? • Will Lolo unlock Mike’s heart? • Or will the Baron destroy them all? Tune in this November for one sensational show of steampunked silliness. 
November 12-28 Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7pm, Sunday at 12pm and 5pm
**For a limited time only, save up to 15% with code "NFSQUIRM"
Offer expires November 18, 2010

Bring the whole family during the Thanksgiving Holiday
Added shows Wednesday, November 24 at 2pm and Friday, November 26 at 2pm
 For more information visit The New Victory Theater

Season Sample SALES: Part II

What: Steven Alan
Why: Thirty to 75 percent off men’s and women’s clothing and accessories, including Some Odd Rubies silk dresses ($155; reg. $315) and Demy Lee cashmere sweaters ($125; reg. $375).
When:  ONLINE sale TODAY 11/9 - Thurs. 11/11
Nov. 18-21. Thurs. & Fri., 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 87 Franklin St., b/t Broadway & Church St.

Season Sample SALES: Part I

Sample sales in NYC the whole month of November!
 Marinate on these sales. The secret’s in the savings.
What: Kathryn Amberleigh
Why: Stacked-heel boots and colorful suede pumps are up to 80 percent off at the NYC designer’s first-ever sample sale.
When: Today, Wed. & Fri., 3-8 p.m.
Where: 195 Chrystie St., b/t Stanton & Rivington Sts., ste. 809g. Cash only. 

What: Tibi
Why: Bundle up for less with the Melange sweater coat ($248; reg. $495), Muse applique coat ($310; reg. $620), and leather jacket ($320; reg. $798).
When: Nov. 9-11. Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 409 W. 39th St., b/t Ninth & Tenth Aves.

What: Rachel Leigh
Why: Stock up on jewelry for mom and friends at up to 80 percent off.
When: Nov. 9-11. Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 252 W. 38th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., ste. 902. Cash only.

What: Nanette Lepore
Why: Dresses are $145 (reg. $398), jackets and coats are $195-$275 (reg. $448-$698), and skirts, pants, and tops are $95 (reg. $298).
When: Nov. 9-12. Tues.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 225 W. 35th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., 4th fl.

What: Tess Giberson
Why: Up to 70 percent off the designer’s cashmere coats, leggings, dresses, and accessories.
When: Nov. 10-14. Wed.-Fri., 3-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: 97 Crosby St., b/t Prince & Spring Sts.

What: Archetype Showroom
Why: Deep discounts on Iro knits, LnA goodies, Won Hundred shoes, and more clothing and accessories.
When: Nov. 12 & 13. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 676 Broadway, b/t Bond & Great Jones Sts., 2nd fl.

November 8, 2010

Grand Central Holiday Fair

Let the mayhem begin. Halloween is over! Thanksgiving is around the corner and there is never enough time to shop for Christmas. So start by stopping at the only indoor holiday fair in New York City, the Grand Central Holiday Fair presented by The New York Times provides a welcoming and comfortable place for shopping! Below are some highlights:
Whether you're a commuter or simply a passerby, this indoor fair is a convenient one-stop-shop with an eclectic mix of gifts for adults, children or significant others.

November 15 - December 24th** | 10am-8pm
(**closed on Thanksgiving Day)

November 4, 2010

Thanksgiving Workshop

Does turkey taste better with white or red? You be the judge! We lay out bites of turkey, stuffing, sides and dessert paired with a variety of wines. Educate your palate and have some fun. Stock up for the holidays.

Saturday, November 13, 2-6 pm
$10 per person; net proceeds to City Harvest

November 3, 2010

KingConBrooklyn II (2010)

Back where the swamp meets the slope KingCon II arises to let you know more about the comic and animation world.

The 4th and 5th are for panels only.
The 6th and the 7th are for the Con and more panels. 11AM-7PM.

Adults - $7 for  Saturday or Sunday.  $10 for both.
Kids - $3 for  Saturday or Sunday.  $5 for both.

Note that the last day of the Con is NYC marathon day.  SO come check out the Marathon and then mosie on down to the Lyceum.

Official Website:
Tix here.

NY Art Book Fair Preview

MoMA PS1 hosts Printed Matter's fifth annual NY Art Book Fair, November 5-7. Free and open to the public, the Fair hosts over 280 international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, artists and publishers from twenty-four countries, offering the best in contemporary art book publishing.

22-25 Jackson Ave at the intersection of 46th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101 (map) 

Thursday, November 4, 2010, PREVIEW, 6pm - 9pm
Friday/Saturday, November 5-6, 2010, 11am - 7pm
Sunday, November 7, 2010, 11am - 5pm

Visit the NY Art Book Fair Website for more information, including a list of exhibitors.

A free bus will operate Saturday, Nov. 6 from 1–5 p.m., providing transport for NY Art Book Fair visitors to Long Island City’s many cultural institutions, including Sculpture Center, Flux Factory, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Socrates Sculpture Park, and Noguchi Museum. Sponsored by the Long Island City Cultural Alliance.

Free Dessert & Pastry Party From La Maison du Chocolat

Tonight, La Maison du Chocolat is having a free party in celebration of their 20th year in New York City.
La Maison du Chocolat is hosting "La Nuit du Gâteau": complimentary tastings of pastry and a unique opportunity to discover exclusive creations like the sTARTElette, a subtle alliance of chocolate and a sablé biscuit, tarts, chocolate mousse, macaroons and, for the first time, the acclaimed éclair. A night to remember !  

From 7pm to midnight: La Maison du Chocolat, 1018 Madison Avenue. 

From 7pm to 9pm: La Maison du Chocolat, 30 Rockefeller Center and 63 Wall Street.

November 2, 2010

Crafts, Lunch, Snacks, Shop!!

Holiday Fair
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
(157-16 65th Ave, Flushing, NY)
Saturday November 13th, 2010
from 11am - 8pm


Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner
2 seatings November 13th at 5:30pm & 7:00pm

Make your reservations today! 718.358.2744

$12 for adults | $6 for kids. Includes Dinner, Salad, cup of Wine or Soda and
Homemade Cookies & Ice Cream

Historic Photos of Queens

What: Please join us in welcoming author Kevin O'Donoghue as he signs and discusses his book, Historic Photos of Queens. Queens residents, past and present, will enjoy exploring this historical pictorial of our unique borough.
When: Thursday November 11, 2010 7:30 PM
Where: Barnes & Noble
Fresh Meadows
Utopia Center, 176-60 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366, 718-380-4340