NYC LIFE: MLK, Winter Events, Top NYC Restaurants, Theater, Parties

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Darlings, you can never have too many martini parties, and you are so going to want to join us on Feb. 7th at NYC’s first distillery since prohibition.  And ta da…Gael Greene just announced her favorite restaurants of 2018. Valerie Smaldone has the scoop on the Choir Boy. There are two excellent events honoring Martin Luther King this weekend. And mark your calendars for some terrific events highlighted below. And it’s our annual “Call for Talent” for our next “Tomatoes Got Talent” show. And we’re so excited we launched our NYC Insiders’ Club this week and wait ‘til you hear about our first three events.

Feb. 7. Celebrate “Martini Wisdom”

Really, darlings, you can never have too many martini parties, and this one will take place at NYC’s first distillery since prohibition.  It’s called Our/New York Vodka and it’s a vodka distillery and a charming cozy lounge with a full bar. Join us there to celebrate the publication of “Martini Wisdom” and the unveiling of the Martini Ladies portraits. Tickets are $25 (Includes one drink (martinis, wine, soda) and appetizers plus a tour of the distillery. The fun is priceless.) Date:  Thursday February 7, 2019

Time:  6 to 8 PM

Venue:  OUR / NEW YORK Vodka, 151 W 26th Street (btw. 6th & 7th Ave)

Price:  $25.  Includes one drink (martinis, wine, soda) and appetizers plus a tour of the distillery. The fun is priceless. Get your tickets now!

NYC Insiders’ Club

We’re excited to launch our NYC Insiders’ Club, a place for smart savvy women who are living life with joie de vivre.  Membership gives you the chance to meet other phenomenal women like you, enjoy exclusive insider events, get discounts for products and services, and get member only access to 3T giveaways like theater tickets. If you love life in NYC, you will love being part of the most fun club in town!

Check out our upcoming Members Only Events.

Jan. 20. MLK Celebration at the Apollo

A lively mix of one-on-one interviews and panels featuring notable guests, will commemorate the legacy of Dr. King. Unsung Champions of Civil Rights from MLK to Today will also place special emphasis on some of the lesser-known names who, nevertheless, were crucial in making both the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and today’s social issue movements successful.

WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, local host of All Things Considered, will moderate meaningful conversations examining Dr. King’s legacy and its impact on modern social justice movements.

Apollo Uptown Halls are free and open to the public, but tickets are required for entry. Seating is first come, first served. Apollo Theater.  Jan. 20 @3PM Apollo Theater.

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Jan. 20. Dance Theatre of Harlem

Dance Theater of Harlem

For the past 5 years, activists, artists, and civic leaders have come together at Kupferberg Center for the Arts to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s life and vision. Join this year’s celebration with Dance Theatre of Harlem, a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim.  Get the details.

Jan. 26. Winter Jam at Central Park.

Winter Jam at Central Park

Enjoy free skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and sledding during Winter Jam, when the Central Park bandshell area is covered with blown-in snow. Bring equipment or borrow it free. Bring photo ID for sports or a legal guardian if under age 18. This event may be delayed if it rains.  11 to 3 PM.

Jan. 26. New York Times Travel Show

New York Times Travel Show

Hear travel talks by experts, browse 500 travel booths, taste international food, and watch cultural performances at the New York Times Travel Show in Javits Convention Center. (Friday is for professionals.)

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