Wednesday, August 26, 2009

This Week in NYC! Exciting: )


So many fun things passed this past week that I am sad I didn't get a chance to send a heads up about! I'm in full swing on my project at work, but know that I am always thinking of yall and will do my best to keep up: ).

This is exciting news: for those of you who follow or know about, a great food blog dedicated to the eats in Midtown and around NY really, there was a drawing that I entered for a spot at the taping of Wine Library TV + free dinner at Lily's Restaurant...and guess what: I WON (proof)!! I'm going to the taping tomorrow! and Zach from ML will be there too! You can watch from the outside too - Roger Smith Hotel, 47th and Lex, 6p taping. I'm so excited--stop by! Will let you know how it is: ). Got free VIP tix for Earth, Wind, and Fire/Chicago this Sun too--oh what fun!

Here are a few very cool things coming up. I can't decide, I want to do it all!

  • Today Thurs 8/27 - MADCrush Pop-Up Wine Bar: temporary wine and small-plates bar at Mus of Arts & Design - Columbus Circle, 6-1030p
  • Fri 8/28
    • FREE Dancing at Stepping Out. Lesson 830-930p, Open dancing 9p-12a. 37 W 26th St, 9th F. Come dance!
    • Food Science Friday, FREE @ BK Kitchen, 4p - demo experiments using common ingredients + free samples!
  • Sat 8/29
    • 5th Annual Chihuahua Races, 1p Free! 83rd and Riverside Park - BYOD (Bring Your Own Dog, hehe)
    • Michael Jackson's Birthday - lots of parties and things going on, like Spike Lee's celebration in Prospect Park now, apparently.
    • YES: NYC's Largest Water Balloon Fight! 1p, Central Park Sheep Meadows, 5th Ave and 67th St- who else is in?? I'll be at the park already, ready for you!
  • Sun 8/30 - 27th Annual White Castle Kingsboro Golden Arm Wrestling Championship - Noon, Coney Island
  • Fri-Sat 8/28-29: Last 2 days of Jazz Mobile - Vocal Competition
  • Last weekend for Shakespeare in the Park - The Bacchae!
  • 8/31-8/13: U.S. Open Tennis!
FREEBIES - yay! lots of good ones, sign up!
What are you up to for Labor Day Weekend?

This one was so worth staying up an extra hour to write, I'm so excited about all the upcoming fun and sharing it with you...enjoy!!: )