NYC LIFE: Farms, Cabaret, Entertainment, Sky-High Yoga, Dining Out and More
Autumn in New York, our favorite time of the year. Head to the Queens Country Farm Museum for an awesome floral display including this pumpkin spiced latte (photo by Alex Mitchell). Love yoga? Try it 1,110 feet above the city. Sandi Durell has the scoop on the return of the beloved Cabaret Convention and how you can help the Actors Fund. Join us and Broadway celebs to stand up for girls. If you love The Golden Girls, flowers, and Brenda Vaccaro, check out Valerie Smaldone’s column today. The Broadway Babe has some great finds to keep you entertained this week. And we hope you’ll join us for a fun Napa Valley wine experience. Here’s to pumpkin spice and everything nice.
Now-Oct. 15. Sky-High Yoga on Top of the City
Now here’s a yoga experience unlike any other. Head to Hudson Yards and start your morning off right with yoga classes on Edge with Equinox. Find your flow and soak up the skyline more than 1,100 feet above the city. Experience an hour-long yoga class on the outdoor sky deck and enjoy Edge for up to 30 minutes after your class! Plus, receive a gift bag full of treats. BOOK TICKETS
Oct. 28. Join Us for an Exclusive Napa Valley Wine Experience
We are excited to virtually take you to Napa Valley to one of their most prestigious vineyards, Grgich Hills Estate. Despite the raging fires, which we hope will be contained soon, this event is still a go. Your award-winning premium wines for the tasting can be ordered in advance and delivered to your door before the event (ordered by Oct. 14th.) And we will have an exclusive tour and conversation with the winemakers.
Oct. 29. Celebrate Girls Around the Globe with Broadway Celebs
Please join the head Tomato, who be co-hosting this fabulous virtual evening celebrating International Day of the Girl and the work that Plan International is doing around the globe to help the most vulnerable girls on the planet. Fabulous performances too by Tony Winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton), Nicolette Robinson (Waitress), Joshua Henry (Carousel); Tony and Grammy Winner, Heather Headley (Aida). Tickets start at just $35.
Queens Country Farm Museum
This is great way to spend a fall day. Queens County Farm Museum’s history dates back to 1697; it occupies New York City’s largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland. The farm encompasses a 47-acre and includes historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex, livestock, farm vehicles and implements, planting fields, an orchard and herb garden. The farm animals and tranquil agrarian environment provides a great day escape. Get the details.
Restaurant of the Week: 5 Napkin Burger
If you’re looking for a great burger, cooked to perfection, then 5 Napkin Burger is a great choice. The original 5 Napkin Burger is 10oz of 100% all-natural Angus chuck from Aspen Ridge, griddled to desired temperature, topped with gruyere cheese, caramelized onions and rosemary aioli on a soft white potato roll. Serious burger lovers rejoice. 2315 Broadway and several other locations through Manhattan.
Now Streaming: A Bronx Tale, Streisand in Concert, Anthony Perkins
Our Broadway Babe, Randie Levine Miller has more discoveries this week. They include the Broadway musical, “A Bronx Tale,” starring rising start Nick Cordero who sadly died of COVOID, a Barbra Streisand concert, and Anthony Perkins in a Sondheim show. And you’ll love her insider sidebars! Get the scoop.