NYC LIFE: Vineyards, Lighthouses, Flying Unicorns, Voyages, Harlem Week, and More
Celebrate Harlem this month with over 100 events to choose from. One of the most beautiful spots in the world is right in our own backyard. Head to the Montauk Lighthouse this weekend for a trip back in time. And where do unicorns fly? Right here in NYC at Candytopia. Another unique experience is coming to town – set sail on an ocean of dreams at the iconic Cunard Building. September is heating up with The Three Tomatoes North Fork Vineyards trip – our 10th year! And join us for the U.S. Premiere of a powerful film, “Mother’s Imprint.”
August 18-19. Montauk Lighthouse Weekend
It’s lighthouse weekend in Montauk. Located at the tip of eastern Long Island, the Montauk Point Lighthouse provides unforgettable 360° views of Block Island Sound, Atlantic Ocean and beyond. And this weekend you travel back to colonial days with the 1776 militia and can catch the Kings of the Coast Pirates show too. Get the details.
Now thru Aug. 25. Harlem Week
Celebrating its 44th year, Harlem Week is a month-long celebration of local culture and history that includes performances, tributes, films, fashion, a children’s festival, sports events. There are over 100 events, most of them FREE. Harlem week celebrates the neighborhoods assets and unique flavor, promoting Harlem’s rich African, African-American, Caribbean, Hispanic and European history, culture, arts, religion, entertainment and sports. Get the details.
Opens Aug. 24. A Multimedia Voyage in the Landmark Cunard Building
There’s a new experience that’s about to open in one of NYC’s most iconic buildings – the landmark Cunard Building which was once the offices of the Cunard Steamship Line. The journey begins when you are embarking on D.S. DestiNY. Thanks to state-of-the-art visual technology, the landmark building transforms into a one-of-a-kind passenger ship. You set sail on an ocean of dreams — traveling from the old world to the limits of your imagination.
The Cunard Building’s landmark architecture will transform into a canvas for high-resolution 360-degree digital content. Audiences are invited to step on board a classic ocean liner to discover an architectural gem through cutting-edge visual effects and video mapping technology. See the building come to life, enveloping you in light and color–all in the heart of New York’s financial district, directly across from the famous Charging Bull. Get the details.
Candytopia: The Ultimate Interactive Candy Exhibit
If you ever dreamed of nibbling your way through Candyland or scoring a Golden Ticket, treat yourself to Candytopia, and let your tastebuds and your imagination soar! This is a sprawling sanctuary of confectionary bliss, tastefully curated by Hollywood Candy Queen Jackie Sorkin. You’ll delight in amazing candy exhibits and sculptures from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. Your sweet tooth will love it. Now thru November. Candytopia @ Penn Plaza 145 W 32nd Street. Get details and tickets.
Sept. 26. VIP Premiere Screening Invite
Join us for the U.S. premiere of “Mother’s Imprint”. Filmmaker Kata Olah brings her mother’s story to the world – a story of being born a Jew in Budapest in 1940, of losing her identity which saved her life when the Nazis arrived, living under Communism, the revolution of 1956 and the regime change in 1989. Join us for a remarkable evening that will include a wine reception, screening, and Q&A with director Kata Olah and her mother. Tickets are $25.