NYC Life: Exclusive Invites and Halloween Fun

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What’s the best Halloween Parade in NYC? We give thumbs up to the Halloween Dog Parade at Thompkins Square Park.  But hurry, it starts at noon! Want more Halloween fun? Don’t miss the Pumpkin Flotilla at Central Park next weekend. And we have several special invites to some terrific events from some of our tomato pals and partners. Don’t you love being a tomato?

Oct. 22. The Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

NYC Life: Exclusive Invites and Halloween FunHurry, hurry today to Tompkins Square Park with or without a pooch.  It’s so much fun to see New York pooches putting on some of the cutest and most creative costumes you’ve ever seen.   There will be hundreds of dogs! Runway competition begins at Noon. There is no need to pre-register, just come and have fun. Suggested Donations is $5 at the door. A parade of all contestants and spectators will follow after Best In Show is announced. Noon to 3PM.

Oct. 24. What Women Really Care About this Election Year.

NYC Life: Exclusive Invites and Halloween FunJoin our friends at 6-Figures for an honest and open nonpartisan dialogue:  “From All Sides of the Spectrum:  What We Really Care About in This Election Year.”  With special guest stars:  Leslie Jayne Seymour, former Editor in Chief of More Magazine, Marie Claire & Redbook; and Susan Solovic, *The* Small Business Expert, Journalist, Media Personality, and NY Times Bestselling Author.  Event is slated for 6 – 9:00 pm.  Hosted at a beautiful Financial District rooftop enclosed lounge, the event includes adult beverages, hearty appetizers, and an engaging panel discussion.  Tickets are just $30. Get the details.

Oct. 26. Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Real Perspectives for Real Women

NYC Life: Exclusive Invites and Halloween FunThis free event, features one of our favorite tomatoes, Deborah Goldstein, Founder of DRIVEN, who will talk about workplace stress and your health, along with Serena Goldstein, MD, Deborah Farkash of Living Well Inside and Outside, and a SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER from theAmerican Cancer Society (to be announced). The event is free; the takeaways will be rich! Register for FREE here

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM|The American Cancer Society|132 W 32nd St NYC

October 30.  Lyricist Michael Colby celebrates a BIG Birthday with a Benefit

NYC Life: Exclusive Invites and Halloween FunOur cabaret reviewer Sandi Durell presents (and will also perform in) a wonderful celebration paying tribute to Michael Colby with his many songs and shows and a large cast of performers from Broadway to Cabaret including Eddie Korbich, PJ Benjamin, Lori Tan Chinn, Louisa Flaningam, Stephen Berger, Jeff Harnar, Heather MacRae, and many more. Also performing is our Tomatoes Got Talent co-producer and uber tomato, Randie Levine-Miller!! The evening will benefit Child Find of America.

7 pm | Triad Theater 158 W. 72 St, NYC. Get your tickets.

Oct. 30. Central Park Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

NYC Life: Exclusive Invites and Halloween Fun

If the Village Parade is a little too over the top for you, head uptown to Central Park. This kid friendly event is a fun afternoon for kids and grownup kids too.   Enjoy live music, spooky stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, a costume parade, and the Central Park Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla, which sets sail across the Harlem Meer at twilight!  This year’s event will also include live bat encounter presentations by the Organization for Bat Conservation.  This event is free and open to all ages.

3:30 pm – 7:00 pm| Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

Nov. 10. Merrill’s Girls Event to Feature 3T Stylist Scarlett DeBease

NYC Life: Exclusive Invites and Halloween Fun“Learn How to Transform Your Wardrobe Without Spending A Dime & Bring Out Your Inner Glamour”.  So here’s an event with two more of our favorite tomatoes. Join Merrill Stone at her next Merrill’s Girls event for dinner at Radiccho and a wonderful presentation from 3T image coach Scarlett DeBease.  Major Fun Alert: Bring one item from your own wardrobe that you would love to know what to do with, or ask if you should even be wearing. You’ll get her specific feedback that will transform how you view and wear the clothes you already own.

Thursday, November 10 |Time: 6:30 to 9:30pmm |Radicchio |Third Avenue and East 93rd Street | $47 includes dinner, one glass of wine, and the presentation.

Send checks to:  Merrill Stone |50 West 72nd Street|Apt. 604|New York, NY 10023.  Questions? email

Check in every Saturday to get fun ideas on things to do in NYC from events to fundraisers, and lots of free things to do too NYC Events.

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Check in every Saturday to get fun ideas on things to do in NYC from events to fundraisers, and lots of free things to do too NYC Events.

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