NYC LIFE: Chocolates, Fairs, Carnivals and More

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Warm up with an artisanal cup of hot chocolate this weekend at The Hot Chocolate Festival. If you love ceramics and odd art check out these two fairs. And who needs Aspen when you can head to Bryant Park’s Winter Carnival. And we had so much fun at The Transition Network’s holiday lunch this week featuring our pal and colleague Randie Levine Miller. And we’re still looking for talented Tomatoes for our Tomatoes Got Talent show.

Music and Lunch with TTN’s Fab Ladies

NYC LIFE: Chocolates, Fairs, Carnivals and More

TTN luncheon co-chairs, Phyllis Meissel (left)  and Sandy Merrill (right) with vocalist Randie Levine Miller.

We had so much fun this week at the NYC Chapter of The Transition Network’s holiday lunch. Our friend and colleague Randie Levine Miller entertained the enthusiastic group, accompanied by acclaimed jazz pianist Jon Weber, and she knocked it out of the ballpark. The Transition Network is a wonderful inclusive community of professional women, over 50, whose changing life situations lead them to seek new connections, resources and opportunities. Lots of Tomatoes are already members and more should be!  Get the details.

Now – Jan. 21. Ceramics Show

NYC LIFE: Chocolates, Fairs, Carnivals and MoreThe New York Ceramics & Glass Fair – the only fair of its kind in the United States specializing in ceramics, pottery and glass from the 17th-21st centuries – celebrates its 19th anniversary, from January 18-21, 2018 at the historic Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street in New York City.

Set on two floors of the Bohemian National Hall the fair features 30 top-tier vetted Galleries, Private Dealers and Artists from the United States, England, Europe, Israel and Asia. Get the details.

Now – Jan. 21. Odd Art

NYC LIFE: Chocolates, Fairs, Carnivals and MoreThe Outsider Art Fair presents top dealers with prime examples of works by both legendary and newly discovered artists. The event gets rave reviews every year. This year’s event takes place at the Metropolitan Pavilion.  Get the details.

Jan. 20-Feb. 4. Hot Chocolate Festival

NYC LIFE: Chocolates, Fairs, Carnivals and MoreAttention chocolate lovers. Bakeries and Chocolatiers around the city will be participating in the festival, promoting artisanal hot chocolate. The Hot Chocolate Festival is an opportunity for you to discover exclusive hot chocolate recipes that give the real essence of what chocolate in a glass on a cold day should be like, while contributing to a charity to support C-CAP’s “Job Training Program”.  Get the details.

Jan. 26-Feb. 4. Winter Carnival

NYC LIFE: Chocolates, Fairs, Carnivals and MoreWho needs Aspen for winter fun. Just head to Bryant Park for Winter Carnival  which includes an opening-night show, winter sports and games, skating, a brew house, a puppet show, and karaoke.  Ice skating is free, but you have to pay for skate rentals. Get the details.


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