NYC LIFE: North Fork Vineyards, Castles, Sales, Entertaining & Dining Out
We love the North Fork of Long Island and especially the wine vineyards. The 3T’s Roni Jenkins has an excellent guide to the North Fork which is an easy getaway from NYC. And save Sept. 22nd for our annual 3T wine trip to the vineyards. Our NYC Insiders’ Club Members enjoyed a wonderful private tour of Belvedere Castle this week. Designer Gabrielle Carlson’s summer sale is happening right now. Restaurant Week and Lincoln Center’s “Out of Doors” start next week. Cool off tomorrow at the Ice Cream Blizzard. And Valerie Smaldone says head to 54 Below to hear the fabulous Haley Swindal celebrate the songs of Liza Minnelli. Stay cool Tomatoes!
July 21. The Ice Cream Blizzard is Here!!
Cool down and celebrate National Ice Cream Day at the Grand Bazaar Ice Cream Blizzard. Fifteen artisanal ice cream makers will present their unique flavors. The event is free and 100% of Grand Bazaar NYC’s profits are donated to four local public school, benefiting over 2,000 children.10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; 100 W. 77th St.; grandbazaarnyc.org
Tomatoes in the Castle.
Several of The Three Tomatoes NYC Insiders’ Club members enjoyed a wonderful private tour of Central Park’s recently restored Belvedere Castle, undaunted by the rain. It has a fascinating history, and breathtaking views of the park. Tours are available to the public. Interested in joining the Insider’s Club? Learn more here.
Now – July 27. Gab’s Summer Sale
Want to get out of the heat? Head inside Gabrielle Carlson’s midtown boutique where you will cool down with hot sales. We love her beautiful clothes in glorious fabrics and colors for women of every age, size, and shape. Tell her you’re a Tomato and you’ll get an extra 10% off! 501 Lexington Avenue, NYC.
Restaurant Week is Back!
NYC Restaurant Week is a celebration of NYC’s most fabulous pastime: dining out. With hundreds of restaurants throughout the City rolling out special prix-fixe menus for a limited time, this is your chance to revel without a cause. Get the full list and make a reservation.
July 24 – Aug. 11. Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Hopefully the heat wave will break and we’ll be able to enjoy Lincoln Center’s Out of Doors with three weeks of world-class music, dance, and spoken word in Damrosch Park and the plazas of Lincoln Center. And it’s FREE! Get the schedules.