The City Bakery Hot Chocolate Festival…This February in NYC

The Annual Hot Chocolate Festival features a different gourmet flavored hot chocolate each day of the month. Past offerings have included Ginger Hot Chocolate, Bourbon Hot Chocolate, Espresso Hot Chocolate and Chili Pepper Hot Chocolate, each available with or without the bakery’s homemade marshmallows. A full listing of this year’s hot chocolate offerings will be […]

NYC’s Nutcracker Ballet and the Christmas Holiday

The origin of the Nutcracker, a classic Christmas Story, is a fairy tale ballet in two acts centered on a family’s Christmas Eve celebration. Alexandre Dumas Père’s adaptation of the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann was set to music by Tchaikovsky and originally choreographed by Marius Petipa. It was commissioned by the director of Moscow’s Imperial […]

OpenHouseNEWYORK Weekend October 2012

Inspired by his volunteer experiences with Open House London, Scott Lauer founded openhousenewyork in 2001. The organization began as a small grassroots non-profit dedicated to educating the public about New York City’s architecture and design. It is now known locally, nationally and internationally for its free Annual OHNY Weekend—an unparalleled citywide cultural event in October […]

Canstruction NYC 2011 Opens Nov. 10th

Canstruction is the most unique food charity in the world, holding annual design and build competitions to construct fantastic, giant sized, structures made entirely out of canned food. In each city after the structures are built and the winners declared the creations go on view to the general public as giant art exhibits. At the close of the competitions all […]

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