November 30, 2012

Free Holiday Guinness Tasting

What: You are invited to a private Guinness tasting. At the event, you'll enjoy Guinness while a Guinness Ambassador takes you on a journey, beginning with our story and culminating in the perfect pint. Just one taste and you'll be a Believer too!
When: Wed, Dec 12 at 6:00PM - Fri, Dec 14 at 10:30PM 
Where: The Altman Building: 135 West 18th Street

Holly Bazaar

What: All Saints Episcopal Church presents the 70th Annual Holly Bazaar. Visit the bazaar for the very best in a wide variety of new merchandise. There will be crafts, collectibles, jewelry, baked goods, children's activities, toys, and a $500 raffle! Have your picture taken with Santa. Each child gets a gift.
When: Saturday Dec. 1, 9am-4pm
Where: 214-35 40th Ave. (off Bell Blvd.), Queens

Eat Pie & Shop

What: Eat pie and be merry at this fundraiser for PS 29. The event includes a Holiday Gift Fair, Pie Social and celebrity-judged baking contest (oh heeey Gail Simmons of Food & Wine and Top Chef fame!). Get in the holiday spirit and help support this local schools arts and entertainment programs. And eat pie! Get the scoop.
When: Sunday, December 2, 11am-4pm
Where: PS 29, 425 Henry St, Cobble Hill

Craft Beer Festival

What: Not only are we dedicated to bringing you the top craft beer selections and foods for the season, we want to band together as a Craft Beer Community and support our neighbors with our Sandy Relief Supplies Drive.
When: December 1st, 2012
Where: Basketball City - Pier 36 indoor event space (299 South Street at the intersection with Montgomery Street in Manhattan)

Movember & Sons Party

What: Movember is pretty much over, which means your lip garden should be in full bloom. Come celebrate with like minded Mo's tonight with prizes, live music, themed bites & drink specials. Get your 'stache on.
When: Friday, November 30, 7pm
Where: R Lounge, Two Time Square


What: Shop Myrtle Ave (Myrtle Ave & adjacent side streets from Wyckoff Ave to Fresh Pond Rd) & enjoy holiday lights  & music throughout December. 
Free candy canes. Pictures with Santa, bring your own camera.
When: Sunday Dec. 2, 12pm-2pm  |  Sunday Dec. 9, 12pm-2pm
Where: Myrtle Ave & 71st Ave. Triangle  |  Venditti Square (Myrtle Ave. & Nicholas Ave.)

Target First Saturdays

December 1, 2012 @ The Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238

In support of individuals and NYC public schools affected by Hurricane Sandy, the Brooklyn Museum will be collecting supplies during Target First Saturday, from 5 to 11 p.m. If you would like to donate, the items most needed include baby diapers, wipes, and hand sanitizer, as well as classroom supplies such as construction paper, notebooks, pencils, and crayons. We appreciate your support.

6 p.m.
This screening of clips from documentary Flex is Kings (Deidre Schoo and Michael Beach Nichols), on dance movement "flexing," will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and a dance demonstration. Free tickets (310) available at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.

9 p.m.
Poet and festival director Amanda Deutch presents vignettes from Parachute: The Coney Island Performance Festival. Free tickets (30) available at the Visitor Center at 8 p.m.

At the Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturdays, thousands of visitors enjoy free programs of art and entertainment each month. All evening long, the Museum Café serves a wide selection of sandwiches, salads, and beverages, and a cash bar offers wine and beer. Parking is a flat rate of $5 starting at 5 p.m. All other Saturdays, the Museum closes at 6 p.m.

Holiday Weekend at Coe Hall

What: Experience Coe Hall Mansion decorated in holiday style. See Santa, Storyteller Jonathan Kruk & song-maker Andrea Sadler lead the holiday merry making. 
Non-Members $10 / Members & Children under 12 free. 
All activities and performances are free with $10 admission. 
When: Saturday, December 8th & Sunday, December 9th, 2012,    10:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Coe Hall Mansion: Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
1395 Planting Fields Road Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Gingerbread Extravaganza inspired by 'Landmarks Around the World'

What: There's not much out there that says Christmas quite like gingerbread houses. Venture by Le Parker Meridien's annual holiday display to gaze mouthwateringly at the over-the-top gingerbread masterpieces from various NYC bakeries and restaurants, depicting "Landmarks Around the World."
When: Saturday Dec. 1 through Jan. 3
Where: Le Parker Meridien: 119 W. 56th St, atrium of the hotel
FREE to view, $1 to vote

November 29, 2012

House at the Pop Up Flea NYC

What: Get your holiday shoppin’ on with an unprecedented gathering of cool stuff that you’ll never see in one place again. Featuring Grown and Sewn, Rancourt, Deus ex Machina, House Industries, Alexander Olch, Tellason, Billykirk, L.L. Bean, Oak Street Bootmakers, Hickorees, Filson, Tanner Goods, 3Sixteen, Gerber, Imogene and Willie, Unionmade, Aether, Lotuff, Hodinkee, Schoolhouse Electric, Man Of The World
When: Friday, November 30: 3pm to 9pm
Saturday, December 1: 11am to 7pm
Sunday, December 2: 11am to 6pm
Where: Drive-InStudios: 443 West 18th Street New York (Between 9th and 10th Ave.)

The Second Annual Hester Holiday Market

What: This Holiday Season, the folks from the Hester Street Fair, The Hester Retail Shop, Hester Nights and the Grub Street Food Festival have created a special holiday shopping experience in a beautiful historic landmarked building in the heart of Nolita.    
When: December 1 & 2, 8 & 9, 15 - 23. 11am-7pm
Where: Hester Holiday Market: 233 Mott Street at Prince Street, Nolita.

November 28, 2012


What: Discover the secrets of regional Italian cooking with Chef Rosanna Di Michele. Chef Rosanna will prepare her authentic Italian recipes from La Cucina Italiana and share favorite cooking techniques. 
When: November 29, 2012, 6pm - 7:30pm
Where: Bloomingdale's: 59th Street & Lexington Avenue- 1000 Third Avenue, New York: Housewares on 6

November 27, 2012

Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting

What: Thanksgiving's over and now it's time to get ready for the holiday season! And what better way to get in the holiday spirit than the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree?! Stop by Rockefeller Plaza this Wednesday for an evening of performances and to see the massive tree from Jersey all lit up with a Swarovski star at its top. The tree will be up until Jan. 7. 
When: Wednesday Nov. 28, 7-9 p.m
Where: Rockefeller Plaza, between W. 48th & W. 51st St. & Fifth & Sixth Ave.

November 26, 2012

Diesel & GQ Holiday Party

What: Join GQ & Diesel, in Diesel's SoHo Store, for an evening of fashion, drinks and giveaways. Enjoy a whiskey tasting plus enter to win a personal styling session with GQ Exec stylish Brett Fahlgren that includes a full Diesel look! RSVP via link.
When: Tue, Nov 27 at 6:00PM - 9:00PM 
Where: Diesel Inc: 135 Spring St

Bach at One

What: The Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra offer a weekly service featuring the music of Johann Sebastian Bach's cantatas. Conducted by Julian Wachner, Trinity's Director of Music and the Arts, these services present Bach's monumental cantata output in a liturgical context, returning these miniature oratorio-like works to their original purpose.
When: Monday Nov. 26, 2012,  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: St. Paul's Chapel: Broadway and Fulton Street

The 13th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

What: Winter’s Eve kicks off with a neighborhood tree lighting ceremony with world renowned singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega, cast members of Avenue Q, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, WABC-TV’s Sade Baderinwa, and special guest Laurie Berkner from 5:00pm – 6:00pm. Winter’s Eve continues through the evening and features free entertainment, food tastings, in-store activities and shopping around and about this colorful and vibrant neighborhood.
Stores, restaurants, cultural organizations and public spaces in the district will be buzzing with activities for both children and adults. At the same time, sidewalks along Broadway from Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle to 68th Street will be alive with live music, performers, street musicians, jugglers, stilt-walkers and more, making for a festive fun-filled stroll through the streets of this dynamic Upper West Side neighborhood.
When: Monday, November 26, 2012, 5:00 PM, Rain, Snow or Shine!
Where: The celebration begins with a neighborhood tree lighting ceremony at Dante Park at Broadway & 63rd Street and continues along Broadway from Time Warner Center to 68th Street.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please call 212.581.3774 or email

November 25, 2012

Holiday Handmade Cavalcade

What: Shop handmade goods with over 35 vendors - artisans, designers, & crafters.
When: Saturday December 1 - Sunday Decenber 2, 2012  |  11am - 6pm
Where: The Space: 50 North 3rd St., Brooklyn, NY, 11211

November 21, 2012

Watson Adventures' Secrets of Grand Central Scavenger Hunt

What: Discover little-known passageways, the latest exhibit at the Transit Museum Gallery, the gourmet foods of the Grand Central Market, the stunning Art Deco lobby of the Chrysler Building, the fate of the famed Biltmore Hotel clock, a hidden waiting room, the eclectic food court, mysterious marks on the main hall's constellation ceiling, the secret symbol of the Vanderbilts, the uncanny Whispering Gallery and more. The hunt is all indoors, so no need to worry about the weather. Advance purchase is required via
Questions? Call 877-9GO-HUNT.
When: Saturday, November 24, 2012 2:00 pm 
Where: Grand Central Terminal 42nd St
Cost: $24.50

Thanksgiving Eve at Toy Oyster Bar

What: Meet, mingle, catch up and unwind. DJ Francis Mercier starts at 9pm. 
Happy Hour Specials:
Enjoy $5 Margaritas and $1 Oysters until 8pm

The Oyster Bar offers guests the opportunity to experience TOY in a breezy social atmosphere through 3 individual living/dining room spaces and 2 expansive terraces.  As a nod to the chic, outdoor dining and late night parties of St. Tropez and Cannes, the design exudes casual luxury through plush details and flexible seating allowing guests to be seen or tucked away.  Dramatic lighting and a new aluminum “awning” jogs angularly along the space, electrifying the exterior to passersby and creating a strong visual mark for both the hotel and TOY. 

When: Wednesday November 21st, 2012   •  4pm - 11pm
Where: Toy Oyster Bar - Gansevoort Meatpacking 18 Ninth Avenue New York, NY 10014

The 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation

Balloon Inflation 
Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 | 3 p.m. -10 p.m.
Pedestrians are advised to enter the viewing area from the West side of Columbus Avenue at 79th Street 
The balloon inflation can be viewed by pedestrians on 81st and 77th streets from Central Park West to Columbus Avenue. This year marks the 86th annual parade. Kermit the Frog, Hello Kitty, Spider-Man, Spongebob Squarepants and more will all be among the giant balloons of the parade.

The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade has a new route for 2012 and is going to be the longest one ever - 2.5 miles! Join thousands of people and many a floating character for what will be a few hours of joyous fun!

Formation for the parade begins at 8 a.m. at the following locations: 
West 77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
West 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
Central Park West between West 77th and 86th streets

The parade will kick off early Thursday at 77th and Central Park West as usual. It will head down along CPW to Columbus Circle, before making a left and heading along Central Park South to 6th Avenue. Once at 6th Avenue, the parade will continue south until 34th Street, where it will make a right and head to Macy’s at Herald Square. 

November 20, 2012

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Burlesque Show!

What: It’s November, time for pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce and, for The Peanuts characters, their annual feast with their friends. But Sally has moved to New York to become a burlesque dancer. So, the whole gang come to the home for wayward girls and fallen women to surprise her and keep the tradition alive – only staying alive becomes the bigger issue as folks start turning up dead….someone is out to get them and its up to Cherry Pitz and her new friend, Linus Van Pelt, to become a super-sleuths and figure out who is behind these murders most fowl…Turkey dinner – fowl - get it?
Where: R-Bar: 218 Bowery (between Prince and Spring)
When: November 20, 2012 @8pm
Cost: $10  |  Advanced tickets available on

November 19, 2012

Free Skeeball and Hot dogs at Full Circle Bar

What: It's a pretty simple concept, yet one that tickles our fancy every time. Head to Full Circle Bar for beers, free skeeball, and free hot dogs. It's a nice way to kick off the holidays. Or pre-funk the family madness that is about to ensue. More info here 
When: Tuesday, November 20, 2012  5pm
Where: 318 Grand Street Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY 11211

November 16, 2012

Tree Lighting Ceremony

What: Capture the spirit of the holiday season at the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The first 50 guests to line up for the fun will receive access to the VIP area. Children can also enjoy cookies and milk with Santa.
When: November 17, 5-6pm
Where: Queens Center Mall: JCPenney Wing, Level 2

99¢ Sundays

What: Soho Rep is thrilled to offer 99¢ Sundays on selected Sunday performances to make our shows accessible to the widest audiences possible.  We welcome anyone and everyone, no matter if it’s your first time to Soho Rep or your 20th time!

99¢ tickets are only available at the door on the day of the performance
A line will form outside the theatre doors as early as one hour before curtain
Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning a half hour before curtain
Please use the honor system when forming and waiting on line (you are not able to save a space for friends)
Limit of 2 tickets per person  |  Cash only please 

Other special discounts for WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT… include $15 Student Rush Tickets (valid Student I.D. required) that may be purchased at the box office on the day of the performance. Rush tickets are sold based on availability and are first come, first serve.

When: Sunday 11/18 at 7:30PM   |  Sunday 11/25 at 3:00PM
Where: 46 Walker Street New York, NY 10013
2 blocks south of Canal Street between Broadway and Church

November 15, 2012

Seattle’s Best Coffee on Black Friday

Seattle’s Best Coffee is giving away FREE COFFEE to anyone who will be working on Nov. 23. People in Brooklyn can visit the locations below for a free small brewed coffee on Nov. 23:
Free Coffee at Seattle’s Best Coffee
Seattle’s Best Coffee
253 Livingston Street (at Bond) Brooklyn, NY - Downtown Brooklyn area

Or visit Seattle’s Best Coffee on Facebook ( to receive a free sample of Seattle’s Best Coffee that brews 10 cups.

November 13, 2012

Crossing Borders: An International Beer Festival

What: Join us for an international beer tasting featuring beers from Italy, Germany, England, Belgium and the U.S., new brass band music by Brooklyn's own Slavic Soul Party! and tours of the current exhibition, Crossing Borders: Manuscripts from the Bodleian Libraries. Complimentary snacks and open bar. Beers courtesy of Shmaltz Brewing Company and the New York City Brewers Guild. 
When: Thursday November 15th, 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: The Jewish Museum1109 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY  10128   
Tickets: $12 in advance; $15 day of event

November 12, 2012

Mile End-inspired Eats at The Tenement Museum

What: New York's food community comes together to support Mile End, whose production kitchen was decimated by Sandy. Gefilteria, En Japanese Brasserie, The Meat Hook, Orwashers, and more will be catering a Mile End-inspired tasting menu. Expect latkes, pickled eggs, actually good gefilte fish, Japanese-style lox, and more!
When: Thursday November 15th, 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Tenement Museum: 103 Orchard Street, New York NY
Cost: $30

Rachael Ray in Conversation with Joy Behar

What: Rachael Ray talks her new book, My Year in Meals, and about her life as a home cook, with Joy Behar. A book selling and signing will follow the program.
When: Thursday November 15th, 8 p.m.
Where: Kaufmann Concert Hall:Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, NY
Cost: $29 Buy Here

Kathleen King (Tate's Cookies) Book Signing

What: Kathleen King, the creator and owner of Tate's Cookies, will be signing copies of her book Baking with Friends.
When: Wednesday November 14th, 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Butterfield Market: 1114 Lexington Avenue, New York NY

Jason Wilson at Amor y Amargo's Boozy Book Series

What: Washington Posts spirits writer Jason Wilson visits Amor y Amargo with his book On the Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated in Spirits. The drink special of the night is still in the works but will involve Cynar. 
When: Tuesday November 13th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Amor y Amargo: 443 East 6th Street between 1st Street and Avenue A in the East Village

18th Annual Union Square Holiday Market

What: Over 100 merchants are on hand to bring you the most unique gifts available. The Union Square Holiday Market is the place to do your holiday shopping.  A number of the vendors will also be donating proceeds to Hurricane Sandy relief, and there will be a donation basket in the information booth with proceeds going to the American Red Cross.Some of the items you may find this year include:

• Hand-blown glass housewares
• Local, handmade leather belts
• Bags and accessories made from recycled plastic
• A variety of handmade jewelry
• Gloves, hats, Tibetan crafts and more!
There will also be nibbles and noshes throughout the market. Dig into German delights, both sweet and savory treats. Top things off with a hot apple cider or cappuccino to stay warm.

When: November 16th through December 24th 
Market Dates and Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday, 11:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, 11:00am to 7:00pm
Monday, December 24th closes at 4:00pm

Where: Union Square / 14th Street subway station, 4/5/6, N/R/Q, and L lines.


What: Celebrate the holiday season with Bloomingdale's iconic holiday windows. Enjoy a magical performance from Cirque du Soleil before the Lexington Avenue windows are revealed.
When: November 13, 2012, 5pm
Where: Bloomingdale's: 59th Street & Lexington Avenue- 1000 Third Avenue, New York

November 9, 2012

Ivan Orkin and Shigetoshi Nakamura at Smorgasburg

What: Ramen masters Ivan Orkin and Shigetoshi Nakamura will be cooking ramen at Smorgasburg this Saturday. Free entry, though with limited servings. 
When: Saturday November 10th, all day
Where: 27 North 6th Street, Brooklyn NY


What: Join Bloomingdale's, Breville, Joe Coffee, & World Barista Champion Michael Phillips for:
12-5PM Hands-On Espresso Demonstrations
1PM & 3PM Master Classes with Michael Phillips
1:45PM & 3:45PM Barista Throwdowns

When: November 10, 2012, 12pm - 5pm
Where: Bloomingdale's: 59th Street & Lexington Avenue- 1000 Third Avenue, New York: Housewares on 6


What: Celebrate Ted Baker's new shop in The Men's Store. Truman's Grooming Room will provide complimentary hot shaves to customers. Spend $250 or more in Ted Baker and receive a shaving brush and mug*.*One per customer, while supplies last. 
When: November 9, 2012, 4pm - 7pm
Where: Bloomingdale's: 59th Street & Lexington Avenue- 1000 Third Avenue, New York: Men's Lower Level

Diwali at Moti Mahal Delux

What: Moti Mahal Delux is celebrating Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, with two special Diwali tasting menus menus, one vegetarian and one non-vegetarian.
When: Thursday November 8th - 18th, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Moti Mahal Delux: 1149 First Avenue, New York

Thanksgiving Tasting Workshop

What: Learn how to pair your Thanksgiving meal at this fun charity event at Bottlerocket Wines and Spirits. There will be plenty of wine tastings, and all proceeds go to City Harvest. Tickets include a $10 discount on any wines purchased that day. 
When: Saturday November 10th, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Bottlerocket Wines and Spirits: 19 West 19th Street, New York NY
Cost: $20

Volunteers Needed For SQPA's Thanksgiving Dinner for Displaced Families

SQPA is hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner for displaced families on November 22, 2012, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. They are currently seeking volunteers and food donations for the event. Volunteers are needed to assist with setting up, serving and greeting the families. You will be needed for 1-2 hours of your time. The schedule is as follows:

8:00 am - 10:00 am - Set-up and decorating crew needed
10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Getting the food prepped for serving
11:45 am - 2:00 pm - Servers
11:45 am - 2:00 pm - Greeters and Hosts

Cooked food donations are also needed, including: Turkeys, Fish, Chicken, Macaroni and Cheese, Cornbread, Mash Potatoes, Candid Yams, Corn, Vegetables, Side Dishes, Dinner Rolls, Desert, Drinks, Cups, Napkins, Utensils.

For additional information, or to communicate the time you would like to volunteer or the food you would like to donate, send an e-mail to or call 718 276-4630 ext 105 to arrange drop-off.

A Celebration in Honor of Bangladeshi Author Humayun Ahmed

What: Humayun Ahmed was a Bangladeshi writer who portrayed his countrymen, particularly the middle class, in simple, unostentatious language and with spellbinding intimacy. He won many prestigious awards and his novels have been adapted successfully for television, movies and the theater. This program will include discussions about the author’s life, a documentary, dance, musical interpretations, and drama.
When: Saturday, November 10th: 2pm - 6pm
Where: Queens Library - Central Branch - 89-11 Merrick Boulevard (between Jamaica and Hillside Avenues)

New York Police Department Request For Donations

What: The Community Affairs Bureau of the New York City Police Department is seeking donations for those still in need of help after Superstorm Sandy. They are seeking donations of the following items (or similar):

Food Items - canned goods; non-perishable food items; individual snacks (chips, cookies, fruit snacks, granola bars, pudding); canned milk; bottled water.
Non-Food Items - paper products (facial tissue, toilet paper, paper towels); baby care products (diapers, formula, wipes); trash bags; aluminum foil, plastic wrap and sandwich bags; cleaning products (bleach, sponges, dishwashing liquid); bath and bedroom items (towels, sheets and pillow cases); personal care products (deodorant, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, conditioner; feminine hygiene products); flash lights, batteries and backpacks.
Clothing Items - all types of clothing for all ages and genders, particularly clothing for the approaching colder weather.

Store owners, or other large businesses interested in bulk donations should contact the above number to coordinate logistics. These supplies, while collected in Queens, will be distributed to all affected areas citywide. At this time please do not bring donations to your local police facility, while much appreciated we need to ensure an efficient rapid distribution. Right now this central location is the most effective method as we continually adjust to the shifting conditions. Uniformed NYPD Community Affairs officers in marked vehicles will be present in the parking lot to accept these much needed donations. Any questions can be directed to the Community Affairs Bureau at 646-610-5323 or via email at

When: Immediately
Where: Resort World Casino (Former Aqueduct Racetrack) - 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard
You Are Free to Donate Any of the Above

Parks & Playground Volunteers Are Needed

Hurricane Sandy has indeed left a lot of damage in our local parks and playgrounds. New York Service is looking for volunteers through Sunday throughout the five boroughs from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Queens is covering Baisley Pond Park, Brookville Park and a few other locations. For additional information, or to volunteer, visit

November 7, 2012

Art, Beats + Lyrics ft. Numerous Performers

What: This is another huge event that's going to be held at one of the best venues for really huge awesomeness, Terminal 5. Sponsored by Gentleman Jack (yummy!), expect a live performance from Scarface, Shock G of Digital Underground, Mansions on the Moon and more, and fresh visuals from 50 established and up and coming artists. Free Booze, Free Music. Check out for more info.
When: Thursday, November 8, 2012  |  8:00pm — 2:00am
Where: Terminal 5: 610 West 56th Street New York, NY 10019
Wanna go? here's how: TEXT 'NYCABL' to 68405, and follow the instructions. The text message will serve as your ticket.

Holiday Joy: Starbucks

What: The iconic red holiday cups are returning to Starbucks for their 15th year. Grab a friend and get in the holiday spirit with a sweet Buy One Get one Free offer. When you buy one holiday beverage (Carmel Brulee Latte, Peppermint Mocha, or Gingerbread Latte), you’ll get one free of equal or lesser value. You can mix and match your favorite flavors. This offer is only valid at participating locations. It is not valid at airports and grocery retailer stores.
When: From 2 – 5 PM on November 15th – November 18th
Where: Participating Locations

November 6, 2012

Grand Central Terminal

Next Monday, November 12, join us in Vanderbilt Hall at 10am for the ceremonial ribbon-cutting to open the Grand Central Terminal Centennial Holiday Fair!

November 5, 2012

The Dove Parlour

The Dove Parlour is accepting donations for hurricane relief:
water, non-perishable food, flashlights, batteries, baby items, can openers, pet supplies, toiletries, cleaning products, contractor bags, etc.
228 Thompson Street 
Between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets

More Ways to Help

The Storm has passed, but many are still in need of dire help. They are cold, hungry, and displaced. Please click on the links below to see how you can help our cities. Source.

Brooklyn Recovery Fund 

On-the-ground help for the Rockaways.

The Ali Forney Center, which helps homeless LGBT youth get off the streets and into safe environments, was virtually destroyed by Sandy. Donations needed urgently.

Chinatown is getting a lot of help from CAAAV, the Hester Street group that in normal times assists Asian immigrants and refugees to organize, now leading efforts in the neighborhood for hurricane relief. They're accepting donations and welcome volunteers. Email

Staten Island Assemblyman Matthew Titone has set up this wish Amazon list for Relief Supplies. 

Breezy Point Cooperative Disaster Relief Fund.

The Red Hook Initiative is spearheading relief in that neighborhood. What's needed? Everything.

The NY Aquarium has been devastated. Please help if you can.

November 2, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Help

We 3Scribbles are located in NYC. Fortunately, we were all left unscathed. Unfortunately, parts of our beloved city is not and our friends, loved ones, and followers in the nearby surrounding areas and New Jersey are not. Please help out in any way you can so that we can slowly rebuild our city and our lives.

New York Sports Club 
New York Sports Club announced today that it’s opening its doors free of charge to anyone who needs to shower, charge their cell phone, or blow off steam with a stress-relieving run on the treadmill. (We recommend all three.)

The clubs will be open to the public (local residents 18 and older with photo ID) from today, October 31, until November 14.

Use to find a location near you, and here’s a list of the clubs that are currently open:

145th, 125th, 115th, 94th St., 80th St., 76th/B’way, 62nd/B’way, 73rd St., 49th/B’way(Crowne Plaza), 91st/3rd, 86th/Lex, 76th/1st, 59th/Park, 51st St., East 48th St., Grand Central, East 41st St., West 41st St., West 44th St.

NYC Boroughs
Astoria, Rego Park, Forest Hills, Glendale, Court Street, Cobble Hill, Park Slope, Bay Ridge 86th, Bay Ridge, Midwood, Bklyn Belt,

New Jersey
Montclair, Livingston

Northern New York
Croton, Mamaroneck, White Plains, Garnerville, White Plains

Danbury, Westport, Danbury, Stamford Commerce Road, Stamford Rinks, West Hartford, Westport

Help people get back on their feet. Donate free things, time and resources. Or, use SMS instead: 917 300 8912. Include your zipcode and what you need.We'll post on your behalf and text you if a match is found.

Citymeals on Wheels
Citymeals-on-Wheels has been taking emergency measures to ensure New York’s homebound elderly have access to food.

Hurricane Sandy NYC Volunteer Sign-up
NY Public Advocate's Office

New York Blood Center

Disaster Assistance
Access to help and assistance for your home.

The Lower East Side Recovers
Community-powered disaster recovery

Donations For Hurricane Sandy Victims in Hoboken
If you can donate supplies (water, food etc.) or volunteer please contact Stephanie Hall Murphy or text 917-499-1178