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The International Water Foundation’s Art for One Drop is a Major Success

One Drop
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The International Water Foundation One Drop had a very successful art auction this past Friday, which raised nearly $9 million for it initiative towards supplying safe water in Latin America.

Theater Review: THE AЯTS Confounds and Compels at La Mama

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The 2018 Tony Award-winning theater La Mama opens its fall season with the world premiere of THE AЯTS, a new docu-drama about the history of public arts funding in the US.

Romio CEO Discusses The Perks Of Using Their Service Provider App

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Living and even existing in New York City can be incredibly difficult to the point where finding any kind of service provider is simply an absolute hassle. There happens, however, to be an app that solves that problem when it comes to finding the right people to help you with your issue in a matter of minutes. It’s called Romio, and it is one that many Manhattanites should be aware of this season and beyond.

Deliciousness Ahead! Where to Go to Celebrate National Dumpling Day

National Dumpling Day
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I have learned that there is a holiday for pretty much any kind of food or drink that is out there, from beer to pretzels to chocolate and more. Dumplings are no exception, as September 26th marks National Dumpling Day. This gets me personally excited on a level that is almost frightening as I have a major obsession for all things dumplings and am elated that some of the top restaurants in New York City are doing something special to celebrate these 1 to 2-bite options.

Refinery Rooftop’s Endless Summer Soirée Finishes the Season in Style

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It’s the end of summer and if you are like me, you’re gonna want to cling to the last days of sunshine, shorts, and rose.

Woodstock Film Festival Promises Great Time for Cinema Addicts

Woodstock Film Festival
Filmmakers and Festival Co-Founder/Executive Director Meira Blaustein at the 19th Annual Woodstock Film Festival Launch Party at Tuttles Bar & Grill. Credit: johnmazlishfineart.com

While this year’s New York Film Festival offers a promising lineup of new films from directors like The Coen Brothers, Alfonso Cuarón, and Claire Denis, cinephiles will find another niche and low-key film festival just two hours upstate. Currently in its 19th year, The Woodstock Film Festival will be held from October 10th-14th this year, and will feature over one hundred films, including feature length narratives and documentaries, as well as shorts. It will even be presenting the directorial debut by Paul DanoWildlife, as a centerpiece film, which has been a festival darling since it premiered at Sundance this January.

Finding Ashley Stewart’s 2nd Annual Contest Was A Major Success

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Fashion is a language that is universal for everyone, however inclusivity has not always been in that definition. More and more we are starting to see brands recognize and showcase people that are more diverse in many ways… and are loving it in the process!

Yum! Planet Fitness Sponsors 9th Annual New York City Pizza Run

Planet Fitness
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Sunday is a day for rest, relaxation, brunch and the occasional 5K race that you must complete with a slice of pizza. Tons of people lined the streets of Brooklyn yesterday for the 9th annual New York City Pizza Run that was sponsored by Planet Fitness. Yum.

Kellari Taverna’s Scrumptious Greek Cuisine Dazzles in Midtown West

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Kellari Taverna is a great example of why every Manhattanite needs to visit Midtown West, as the location itself is gorgeous and the Greek cuisine that is served within it can only be described as absolutely delectable.

Sall Restaurant & Lounge Needs Some Tweaking Before They Can Become Stellar

Sall Restaurant & Lounge
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Hell’s Kitchen’s newest neighbor is called Sall Restaurant & Lounge, a seafood-centric New American cuisine spot located on 10th avenue between between 54th and 55th street. After stopping by there last weekend with a friend, I realized that this is a place that needs to make a couple of adjustments before they can call themselves a “hotspot” to dine in.