NYC LIFE INSIDERS GUIDE: Tomatoes Got Talent, Fall Fashion, Nostalgia, Dining, Ferris Wheel and More

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We’re so excited! Tickets are now on sale for Tomatoes Got Talent. Fall Fashion 2021 is here with three fabulous museum exhibits in NYC! Valerie Smaldone recommends Feinsteins/54 Below for dinner and a wonderful show with Rob Kevlin singing your favorite movie songs. Our Broadway Babe has more curated streaming entertainment just for Tomatoes. There’s a giant Ferris wheel in Times Square.  And foodies are buzzing about SAGA, a sky high dining experience in the financial district. Vogue calls it “remarkable.”


Tomatoes Got Talent is Back!

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After a year and a half delay, we are beyond thrilled to present our 7th Tomatoes Got Talent show which showcases the talents of women over 40. Our twelve finalists are an accomplished group of women with real day jobs, or who retired from real day jobs, who also happen to be very talented! Join us for an evening that will wow an inspire. GET THE DETAILS. 


Fall Fashion 2021

NYC LIFE INSIDERS GUIDE: Tomatoes Got Talent, Fall Fashion, Nostalgia, Dining, Ferris Wheel and More

Ellen Easton has the scoop on three fabulous fashion exhibits this fall. The Brooklyn Museum is featuring a sensational Dior retrospective, FIT presents Ravishing the Rose, and the Grande Dame MET is returning with American Fashion- Part One. Get the details.


Aug. 24-Sept. 12 A Giant Ferris Wheel in Times Square

NYC LIFE INSIDERS GUIDE: Tomatoes Got Talent, Fall Fashion, Nostalgia, Dining, Ferris Wheel and More

Artist rendering by Anthony George

Yep. Next week a pop up 110-foot-tall giant Ferris wheel will showcase the crossroads of the world as never seen before. Dubbed the Times Square Wheel, the attraction is part of a larger effort by the Times Square Alliance to promote the neighborhood as the city continues to recover from the pandemic. Get the details.


Nostalgia Now Streaming

NYC LIFE INSIDERS GUIDE: Tomatoes Got Talent, Fall Fashion, Nostalgia, Dining, Ferris Wheel and More

Our Broadway Babe, Randie Levine Miller has some wonderful nostalgic finds this week like Rosemary Clooney and Elaine Stritch. But our favorite, a childhood treasure, is an episode of Kukla, Fran, & Ollie. Younger Tomatoes, check it out.


Sky-High Fine Dining Unlike Any Other in NYC

NYC LIFE INSIDERS GUIDE: Tomatoes Got Talent, Fall Fashion, Nostalgia, Dining, Ferris Wheel and More

Photo: Adrian Gaut / Courtesy of SAGA

SAGA, a new restaurant in the financial district located in a sky-high space, starting on the 63rd floor, spanning a dozen terraces and multiple dining rooms, opens next week and is getting rave reviews. It has panoramic views of the city and masterworks by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Victor Vasarely, and Egon Schiele. The tasting menu is $245.

NYC LIFE INSIDERS GUIDE: Tomatoes Got Talent, Fall Fashion, Nostalgia, Dining, Ferris Wheel and More

Vogue magazine says: “SAGA is a sharp departure from New York’s customary fine dining circuit…and the experience is remarkable.”  Read more in Vogue.

Time Out says: “There are many good views in New York City, but this one feel particularly rich, imbued with the spirit of the building’s top three floors’ almost unbelievable original intended use as an early 20th century financier’s private home.” Read more in Time Out.


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Author

  • The tomato behind The Three Tomatoes. Cheryl Benton, aka the “head tomato” is founder and publisher of The Three Tomatoes, a digital lifestyle magazine for “women who aren’t kids”. Having lived and worked for many years in New York City, the land of size zero twenty-somethings, she was truly starting to feel like an invisible woman. She created The Three Tomatoes just for the fun of it as the antidote for invisibility and sent it to 60 friends. Today she has thousands of friends and is chief cheerleader for smart, savvy women who want to live their lives fully at every age and every stage. She is the author of the novel, "Can You See Us Now?" and co-author of a humorous books of quips, "Martini Wisdom." Because she's lived a long time, her full bio won't fit here. If you want the "blah, blah, blah", read more. www.thethreetomatoes.com/about-the-head-tomato

3 Responses

  1. Dear Ms. Benton,
    Thank you so much for posting the New York State of Mind YouTube…it gave me goosebumps! Such wonderful talent and passion. I wish y’all well, and look forward to visiting the city soon.

  2. Randie Levine-Miller says:

    Our young friend, Anais Reno, 18 year old award-winning Jazz singer, Is featured in the New York state of mind video… she was our special guest for our sixth annual tomatoes got talent events in 2019… She is truly a rising star… Check her out on the video !

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