NYC Life: Broadway, Online Auction, Chinatown, Igloos, and More
Winter is coming but now you can revel inside a cozy igloo with your friends at Bryant Park. We have the scoop on a great online charity auction —but hurry—bidding ends on Wednesday. Head to Chinatown for a block walk and food tastings. And if you can see the Empire State building tonight, you’ll love what they’re doing. Our Broadway Babe is keeping Broadway alive for all of us. Speaking of Broadway, Valerie Smaldone has a new day (Sundays) and time (2 PM) for her radio show and podcast, Bagels and Broadway. And join us for a live book party celebration this Sunday!
Here’s our Broadway Babe, Randie Levine Miller, with George Hamilton who was in “Light in the Piazza which is one of her streaming picks today. And she unearthed some amazing concerts, like Tina Turner in Concert, and Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, and Ethel Merman together! Get the details.
Online Auction Helps Educate Girls
The head tomato just hosted a wonderful virtual event this week for Plan International, a non-profit that is helping girls around the world. It featured star-studded Broadway performances and a wonderful roundtable discussion. You can still buy tickets to watch on demand. And you definitely want to check out the online auction that is open until Wednesday. Let the bidding wars begin.
Nov. 8. In the Mood for Food Chinatown Block Walk
Chinatown needs our love more than ever and here’s a fun way you can help. In the Mood for Food takes you along the foodie’s footpath from the eyes of a resident. It’s a lively experience of eating your way through a night market, the socially distanced way. Through small bites from local businesses, and stops to witness the spirit that makes Chinatown extraordinary, this block walk is a way to taste the town, while supporting small businesses and bringing the spirit and unique energy back to Chinatown. Stay safe, chi fan ba! 吃饭吧. Get details and tickets.
Winter at Bryant Park
The holiday market is back. The ice-skating rink is now open but you must make reservations and the igloos are coming. A great way to get outside this winter and social distance too. Get the details.
Play SIMON® On The Empire State Building On Halloween
The Empire State Building has a new way for families and fans to join together for a good time as they play the iconic game on ESB’s world-famous tower lights. This Halloween, grab your favorite trick-or-treater and compete LIVE as we they take the Hasbro Gaming’s fast-paced memory game, SIMON, to new heights. Get the details.