Neil Young & Crazy Horse have announced that they will be performing a benefit concert on December 6th at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. The concert will benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts of the American Red Cross. Tickets go on sale today for $75 and $150 and Everest will be opening the show. You can purchase tickets to the concert here.
Can you believe it's already December? The holiday season is in full swing and we're here to help you start your holiday shopping with the perfect stocking stuffers! Check 'em out below and beat the holiday craze! It'll be here before you know it!
For the bling-crazy: Nothing says 'look at me' like beautiful jewelry. These suede wrap bracelets ($138) from Alexandra Beth are the perfect addition to any female's collection of stones, complete with actual rocks, shimmering geodes. Looking for something to adorn those dainty fingers? Margaret Elizabeth makes gorgeous rings, like this pear shaped pink amythest for only $88. Make someone really happy by blinging up their stocking this year.
Recently opened Danish restaurant, Aamanns-Copenhagen, signed a deal with prominent Copenhagen-based Galleri Oxholm in order to exhibit fine works of Danish artists throughout the year. The stunning artwork of Peter Max-Jakobsen was the first to be displayed at the restaurant and next Thursday, December 6th, from 5-7pm, the restaurant will host a Champagne Reception for the famed artist.
After a successful Movember launch at Frankford Hall at the beginning of the month, the venue is wrapping up the month of moustaches with an epic closing gala tonight. The event, which will take place from 6pm-1am, will not only be full of food 'n' drink specials, but will also be giving out prizes! Mo bros can take home prizes for the Longest Mo, Bushiest Mo, Most Creative Mo, Lamest Mo, and Man of Movember. So groom that 'stache and hope to win big at tonight's hairiest party in town!
Get in the holiday spirit by checking out the ultimate gingerbread house display at Le Parker Meridien. New York City bakeries, restaurants, and pastry chef's created unqiue one-of-a-kind gingerbread displays inspired by 'Landmarks Around the World.' The display will be in the hotel's atrium from December 1st through January 3rd. Patrons can view the magnificent display for free, but you can vote for your favorite gingerbread creation for a chance to win a hotel stay at Parker Palm Springs for $1/vote or $5/8 votes. The money raised from the display will benefit renowned hunger charity City Harvest.
Ah, the holidays have officially begun! Hot apple cider, pumpkin spiced anything and plenty of champagne shall be flowing in these next few months! With that said, we've rounded up some festive drinks from all over the country, for you to try in your own home. They are the perfect addition to any holiday dinner!
Jagertee (Served at Liason Capitol Hill, Washington DC)
1.5 oz. Blackwell Rum
1.5 oz. St.Elizabeth Allspice Dream
1.5 oz. Merlot
One thing about NYC that always stays the same: when it comes to restaurants, it's out with the old and in with the new and they don't waste time! Check out some of the exciting new restaurant openings, as well as some big changes for places that have already won our hearts!
Benares Downtown: Famed Indian spot in Midtown is catering to the crowds and opening up a second shop in Tribeca. Although that devilish Sandy delayed construction, the new restaurant was able to open up on November 21st. The new Benares location will feature a bar with specialty cocktails, as well as an elegant dining room overseen by Executive Chef Peter Beck.
Last night, the ruby-red pomegranate liqueur company, Pama Liqueur, along with USBGNY, hosted their first annual Pamalympics at one of our fave downtown hubs, Pouring Ribbons. The highly anticipated cocktail competition was judged by Eben Freeman, Pama Brand Spokesperson & Director of Bar Operations and Innovation at Altamarea Group, MaryCrae Guild, Pama Brand Manager, and Brian Quinn, Foodrepublic.com cocktail columnist.
Happy holiday shoppers rejoice! Just in time for the highly anticipated Black Friday, noted jewelry designer Karen London will be hosting a holiday trunk show at the Bloomingdale's Flag Ship and SoHo stores starting now through December. The trunk show will be held on various dates throughout the coming month from 11am-7pm.
Attendees will have the opportunity to not only shop the exclusive 2012 Holiday collection, but also meet some of the most infamous fashion bloggers of today. Check out the schedule below to learn when you can meet Christina Caradona of Trop Rouge, Rachel Schwartzman of Le Style Child, and more.
Renowned hotel, casino and nightlife hub Revel, located in Atlantic City, NJ, has announced, Kanye West, will be taking over for his second stint during New Year's weekend at Ovation Hall. The 18-time Grammy winner will take the stage with a lineup of three concerts on December 28th, 29th, and 30th, continuing his trend of choosing Revel as the place to stage his only solo US appearances and where he held two sold-out shows this past July.