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Your Friend’s Kitchen: A Dining Experience At The Chef’s House

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New York is a gastronomy haven for those that love food! I want to share a different NYC dining experience that will take you on a journey around the world, called Your Friend’s Kitchen!

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I was invited to enjoy a unique NYC dining experience, different from what I have already done around New York City. And believe me, I have done countless experiences around town.

But this time, I was called for a Vegan African Feast at Chef Linda’s home! I was intrigued from the start, considering that not only would Chef Linda cater a totally new menu, but she was going to open her home to host us for this super special night!

I was excited and extremely curious too!

Chef Linda (aka Linda Adria Sebisaho) is was born in the Eastern part of Congo, in Africa and moved to New York at the age of 15! Initially, she dreamt of getting into medical school, but totally changed her mind and became a math teacher! Her cooking talent  kicked in a bit later.

Today, she runs her own catering company. She loves these types of social dining experiences, having meals with strangers, that leaves as friends by the end of the night!

She says, “it’s a form of art”, and we couldn’t agree more!

That said, Chef Linda was thrilled to co-host this night with Your Friends Kitchen, created and founded by Meenakshi lala.

So, let me tell you a bit about how the night unraveled!

Chef Linda’s home is in Harlem, a neighborhood I love exploring with all its Jazz spots and amazing restaurants like Seasoned Vegan. I headed up with a friend, that was just as excited!

As we arrived, everyone there warmly greeted us! The table was decorated with colors inspired by the African culture, setting the mood of the night to come.

In addition, they printed a beautiful menu with what we were going to eat during the night! The menu had this beautiful illustration of an African woman wearing one of the gorgeous fabric head arrangements, already bringing us into the journey that was about to start!

Chef Linda introduced herself and in no time, the feast had started! The event is “B.Y.O.B. – Bring Your Own Bottle”, so be sure to bring any drink that makes you happy!


Here is what the menu looked like:

  • Starter #1: Yucca – Mashed Yucca stuffed with chickpeas or cheese
  • Starter #2: Sambusa – Fried dough filled with spiced carrots, peas and potatoes
  • Salad: Sachumbari – East African salad made from tomatoes, onions, cucumbers and lime
  • Main #1: Yassa Aubergine – Harissa spiced eggplants, pilau rice and ginger caramelized onions
  • Main #2 (a surprise!): Plantain with white beans, onions and tomato sauce
  • Dessert: Beignets – Savory fried African doughnut served with strawberries
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Each dish was explained by Chef Linda, where she would tell us a quick story of its meaning, influence and ingredients.

Portions were extremely generous, beautifully arranged and the best of it all: we had truly a great time, laughed all night long with the stories everyone shared and made some interesting business connections.

Chef Linda amazed us with her talent and we left having a new group of friends that we hope to stay in touch with and explore other dining experiences by Your Friend’s Kitchen!

Last, but definitely not least, I’d love to thank Meenakshi, for inviting us to be part of this special night! We are happy to be part of this new community she’s building and will definitely be back for more!


More information about Your Friend’s Kitchen:

How It Works:

Your Friend’s Kitchen is an authentic food experience, a new take on going out for a meal. Your Friend’s Kitchen aims to bring people together to share an experience that is comforting and familiar, yet not like any other.

Whether they are home cooks or food lovers, our hosts share a passion for bringing people together, one meal at a time!

The Founder:

Meenakshi is a passionate foodie, avid traveler and founder of Your Friends Kitchen. She discovered her love for cooking when she first moved to the United States from India. A foodie at heart, she has traveled to 25+ countries and explored street foods and fine dining alike.

Her passion for cooking food and hosting inspired her to create a platform for others to enjoy dining in the comfort of a warm, cozy, intimate setting and enjoy a delicious meal prepared with love and passion.

Her goal at your friend’s kitchen – Bring people together, one meal at a time!


For you to learn more about Your Friend’s Kitchen and also check out the upcoming events, be sure to go to their website where you can book everything directly!

In addition, if you have a corporate group coming to town and you need help organizing all the experiences, dinners, events, our experts can help you out!

www.yourfriendskitchen.com


Photo Credits: ©Behind the Scenes NYC and Courtesy of Shir A.

Tour of the Remnants of Penn Station

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Penn Station is the mais intercity railroad station and has a great story! Come explore with us the Tour of the Remnants of Penn Station!


BOOK NOW!

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As they say “While Grand Central Terminal is majestic, for some reason Penn Station is worn down, ugly and universally hated.” But, the old beating heart and beautiful rich history of the station is still alive and worth sharing!

To start, people don’t keep track, but New York Penn Station is the “main intercity railroad station in New York City and the busiest in the Western Hemisphere, serving more than 630,000 passengers per weekday as of 2018.” (Source: Wikipedia).

Amazing, right?

That said, there are two things most commuters don’t realize about Penn.

First, there used to be a gorgeous Beaux Arts station that was demolished in the mid-60’s. Second: Parts of that old station can still be found today. They’ve just been buried under the arena that landed on top of them.

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Penn Station Vintage Aerial View 1910s – Credit: Wikimedia Commons Library of Congress

On the tour of “The Remnants of Penn Station”, you’ll be taken back inside this central transportation hub to discuss the past, present and future plans for the structure. Although Amtrak only acknowledges one remnant remaining, tour participants will learn about station history and discover remnants of the McKim, Mead & White building located in plain sight.

In addition, tours will continue to be supported by photographic presentations of the station by renown photographers Norman McGrath, Peter Moore, and Aaron Rose. Along with the work of railroad aficionados Alexander Hatos, an employee of Pennsylvania Railroad and Ron Ziel, a railroad historian.

BOOK NOW!


TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Get a comprehensive history of the past, present and future of Penn Station
  • See over a dozen indoor and outdoor old-station remnants hidden in plain sight
  • Learn insider navigation tips for one of the most cramped and complicated transit hubs in North America
  • See never-before-seen old station photos from the collections of three photographers who photo documented Penn’s life and demolition
  • Each guest will also receive a framable, reproduction ticket of the first commuter ride into Pennsylvania Station from 1910

DETAILS:
Price: $35 per person.
What to know: The tour is 2 hours long; please consult with the MTA for weekend subway schedules and routing changes. No cancellations or refunds.
What to bring: Comfortable walking shoes
Ticket Confirmation: After you book this experience, you will receive a confirmation email from our partner confirming you are attending the tour!

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Lastly, take a look at what the revamping of Penn Station looks like below!

It’s said that this renovation has been approved and will cost around $1.6 billion and that the new Moynihan Train Hall will have countless attractions and amenities. It’s estimated to be done by the end of 2020.

Let’s wait and see!

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To organize a private tour for your team or a special group of clients, contact our experts to learn more about our Corporate Tours & Experiences.
Moreover, if you enjoy this type of tour, be sure to check out these other tours: The Secrets Of Central Park Walking Tour and Underground New York Subway Tour, where we shot a pretty cool video!

Photo Credit: All renderings via office of the Governor Cuomo and via Wikimedia Commons, Library of Congress

Six Impossible Things: Interactive Magic Experience with Joshua Jay

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Who doesn’t enjoy a little bit of magic in their lives? I certainly do! I got a behind the scenes peek into Six Impossible Things, a magic show that defies all Laws of Nature! Uncover with me the world of Joshua Jay!

When we walk around New York, we find a little bit a magic spread throughout every corner of the city!

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And I mean, who in this world does not like a bit of magic? I do!

Joshua Jay is one of the most renowned names today in the world of magic!

He’s performed in over 100 countries, he’s won several prizes, he’s been live in countless TV shows and he even holds a Guinness World of Records for card tricks, which is pretty awesome!

He still holds the title up to this date!

How I met Josh? Well, I met him back in 2011 in Brazil where my brother and I participated in a small shooting he was doing at a friend’s photography studio!

I really thought that we would not fall for his tricks, but…to my surprise, it was truly a-m-a-z-i-n-g!

Now, Josh lives in NY (hum…actually he’s been here for over 10 years!) and started a special show called Six Impossible Things.

I went behind the scenes before his show started, to check out what’s going on, before he goes on stage!

And the magic happens, right behind a blue door…

Get your ticket!


My experience at the show!

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After the shooting with Josh, I actually came back to witness the show and I was in awe all through this interactive experience.

There were only 20 people there, keeping it quite intimate. Every single person was able to participate in one or another magic and engage with Josh during the show.

Plus, each one had a one-on-one with him!

At each magic trick it just kept getting more and more amazing and it truly blew my mind (and everyone that was there). I paid close attention to see if there was any way to figure out how it was done, but some tricks were pretty complex to even try…

What can I say? For one, I don’t want to do any spoiler alerts, but you’ll be sure to see some of the most spectacular magic tricks ever, that even defy all Laws of Nature! Oh, and the art work by Serge Bloch is breathtaking and pretty special!

I LOVED IT and recommend it to every one out there, at every age!


More about the show:

“Six Impossible Things is an interactive magic experience in which you will experience astounding magic inches from your face, in the dark and even alone.”

The show is approximately 75 minutes and includes an unusual refreshment and a hard-backed volume not otherwise for sale.

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Six Impossible Things has been built into Wildrence, an acclaimed event space on the Lower East Side.

In each room, a new mystery unfolds to reveal an impossible ‘thing’.

You will see six astounding magic effects, all original compositions by master magician Joshua Jay.

The show is strictly limited to twenty persons per show, and reservations are limited to groups of eight or less.

Tickets are $106—136.

Doors open fifteen minutes before showtime and the show begins promptly at the designated hour. Absolutely no late admittance or refunds offered.

Due to the nature of the show, guests are admitted JUST ONCE to Six Impossible Things. So pay attention, enjoy, and don’t blink.

Get your ticket!

 

Date: Show will be live up through December/2018!
Location: Wildrence – the unmarked Blue Door at 59 Canal Street between Allen and Orchard Street

NOTE: This show is strictly for attendees 14 and up. No children, please.

https://siximpossiblethingsshow.com


Are you really into magic?

Josh has two amazing books for adults and aspiring magicians for you to check out!

And, he also has a book for the littles ones that dream in bringing to the world, a bit more of magic moments!

The books are: MAGIC: The Complete Course, The Amazing Book of Cards and one for children, Big Magic for Little Hands.

Have fun!


For other on going and up coming events in New York, you might want to see our selection!

And, if you’re coming to New York and you’re still looking for a hotel to stay, see some of the hotels, break & breakfasts and other options we adore!


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Daybreaker NYC: Wake Up and Let’s Dance

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Have you heard of Daybreaker NYC!? “A morning movement that will start your day off unlike anything else”.  So, expect everything related to Yoga, Dance, Wellness and Mischief!

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We love everything related to Daybreaker! We’ve written about their morning dance party that  you should take a look. Their style and their concept: “a morning movement that will start your day off unlike anything else”. Expect everything related to Yoga, Dance, Wellness and Mischief!

They’re blasting off to the dance floor with moves that are outta this world. Earth Day’s around the corner, so they wanted to celebrate everything that’s ever walked, trotted, hopped and — most importantly — danced across this beautiful planet.

Then they thought, what would make it even more epic? An invite to the entire solar system, you say? Let’s. do. it.

On Wednesday, April 19th, they’re opening up the dance floor to every animal, mammal and alien-inspired costume our minds can think up, at their event called “INTERGALACTIC SAFARI: ANIMALS & ALIENS”.

And, since they’re bananas for DJ Sammy Bananas, he’ll be spinning the tunes to spin us into orbit. He’s also among the DJs For Climate Action, so it just feels right, ya know?

Plus, secret locale alert: They just locked in the Gilded Lily for this one, so buckle up and get ready to blast off in an oldie but goodie.

See you on the dance floor, and let’s inter-get-at-it at Daybreaker NYC…ohhh snap!

Wake up…and let’s dance! Tickets here!

Lastly, if you enjoy these types of healthy, fitness events to start off or end your say, take a look at this article we wrote about the upcoming New York City party scene!

Get ready, if you love the burn!

Location: The Gilded Lily | 408 West 15th Street
Date: April 19, 2017
Times: Yoga 6 – 7am | Dance 7 – 9am


Photo Credits and Text Excerpts: Courtesy of Daybreaker

Dinner experience With A Michelin Starred Chef At The Norm

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Surrender to a Night at the Museum at The Norm. Komeeda and Michelin Starred Chef, Saul Bolton, put together a unique dinner experience in Brooklyn!

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We’ve written quite a few times about the guys at Komeeda. We’ve covered many of their past events and we are always sharing every new and special experience they cater. Thankfully, we are always informed about them in advance, and we’re able to share with our readers as soon as they come out. They are all sold out pretty quickly!

So, this time, they’ve put together a special evening at the Brooklyn Museum with a mouthwatering eight-dish tasting dinner by Michelin Starred Chef, Saul Bolton. He’ll be showcasing his signatures for The Norm.

Furthermore, this feast will take you on a gastronomic tour of the culinary traditions that have helped make Brooklyn New York City’s most exciting borough.

From dished like golden deviled eggs and crispy curried cauliflower, to tonkotsu-style ramen and pan-roasted Atlantic salmon.

More about the restaurant:

“Inspired by the cultural diversity of Brooklyn, The Norm’s menu by Michelin-starred Chef Saul Bolton encourages a gastronomic exploration of the borough’s multi-cultural heritage.

Moreover, it incorporates Indian, Mexican, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, Indo-Chinese and all-American elements. That exploration is complemented by a setting which evokes on of the museum’s inner sanctum. It’s storage area where priceless works await their star turn in the galleries.”

You can definitely expect a great night at a unique place.

Plus, sign up to our newsletter to be informed of all new, exclusive upcoming events with them, and other unique experiences in New York City!

In addition, if you need help organizing a private event or event a corporate dinner for your team or clients, our experts will be able to cater to you the best experiences!

All-Inclusive RSVP: $48
Date: Thursday, October 20th
Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: The Norm – 200 Eastern Parkway (Brooklyn Museum)

www.thenormbkm.com


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Sofar Sounds NYC: Bringing The Magic Back To Live Music

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If you’re into music, really good music, incredible artists and intimate events in unique spots, this is for you! Many have already heard of Sofar Sounds NYC, right?!

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It all started with a group of friends playing great live music in someone’s living room, back in London! People were chit-chatting during the show and this group of friends couldn’t really enjoy the band, as they wanted.

So, they decided to start hosting private, secret gigs, with fantastic upcoming bands, in their own living room. In no time, rooms were filled up and people were fighting for a spot at their events.

Then, their concept simply went global, and they started hosting events in several different cities and countries. Today, they are in over 300 cities and are still able to keep it private and secret.

How it works? You’re able to see the neighborhood the shows will happen, but you have no idea which 3 bands are performing. When you sign up, you need to wait for the confirmation that your ticket is confirmed. Then, the exact location is sent through email only a few hours prior to the show.

But wait!!! All Behind the Scenes NYC followers have a promo-code allows you to skip the line and guarantees you instant access when purchasing tickets! WUHU!

The code is: BEHINDTHESCENES (Code might change every now and then, so contact us if it doesn’t work!)

NYC’s Sofar scene has now grown and they host almost 100 events a month. Lucky us!

Take a look online at the upcoming shows and go online to save your spot! Don’t forget to use our promo-code!


About Sofar Sounds:

Formally Founded in 2010 and based…all over the place. Sofar is an expanding network of artists and music lovers. A Global Music Community. Each month Sofar is happening in 263 cities all around the world.

Sofar Sounds started in 2009, in a tiny North London flat. Frustrated by the traditional live music experience, we hosted three young artists who played to a carefully selected audience of true music lovers. And after that show, those people went and told their friends…

We are now the world’s largest live music discovery community; curating secret, intimate gigs in unique spaces all around the world. Bringing the magic back to live music.

Sofar Sounds offers artists and music fans the unique opportunity to perform and experience intimate gigs in packed living rooms regularly. 

Join us in creating a better way to discover live music. If you can get in.”


Lucky you are part of our BTSNYC world, so you can skip the line, right? You might bump into us and our Founder, – she’s always there with friends!

Have fun!

Check out their website for further information!

www.sofarsounds.com


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Sofar Sounds
*Last Update on March/2020.*

Flower School NY: Skip Shopping and come try this

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Our Contributor, Cris Peixoto, wrote about a different type of experience in the City! Skip the shopping and come try Flower School NY! Experience flower arranging classes in NYC.

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People visit New York for many reasons: the amazing museums, awarded Broadway plays or the incredible variety of restaurants. We have one more to add to this extensive list: Flower School NY.

Located in the trendy Chelsea neighborhood, the school is a place to explore your flower arrangement design skills. You might also want start a new profession or just spend some time relaxing and getting creative.

Eileen Johnson, the Founder, decided to open the school after realizing that there wasn’t anything similar in the city: “I always wanted to have my own business and I love to entertain. I had thought of having a cooking school, but there were already so many…”.

So, she saw an article in the NY Times about a flower arrangement program in Paris and was intrigued. The experience was really enjoyable and when she came back to NY she decided to start the Flower School wanting “to highlight the artists who are in New York”.

Moreover, the program is really extensive, with classes for all levels, available year-round. You don’t need any previous experience to join. The professional program lasts 8 weeks with a month-long internship in a real flower shop.

In the Spring, the Flower School NY offers a trip to Holland where students can experience the unique flower auction in Aalsmeer, visit local florists and attend workshops with some local masters.

The trip is opened to anyone interested. Plus, it’s an opportunity to learn the behind the scenes of the flower industry.

Speaking of masters, Eileen brings the most renowned ones to give workshops throughout the year. Names like: Christian Tortu, Oscar Mora, Olivier Giugni, Shane Connoly – Prince Charles’ personal florist, just to name a few. Each one with his or her own technique and style.

Like great chefs we are highlighting the art and artistry of great florists”, says Eileen.

I have, myself, attended the professional program. Besides the professionalism from the instructors and the staff, the classes were just delightful and therapeutic.

Eileen has big plans. Next is the Perfume School of NY for people who want to learn the art of perfume making with some of the best perfumers of the world.

“There’s a resurgence of interest in artisanal perfuming and we are interested in being part of it.”

On your next trip to New York City, put aside the shopping and try the Flower School and their flower arranging classes in NYC!

In addition, you enjoy this type of activity, you might want to try the community-driven classes at Brooklyn Brainery and a unique Korean cooking class in a gorgeous kitchen in Manhattan.

Lastly, for corporate activities, let your experts organize a fantastic experience for your and your team.

Location: 213 West 14th Street – Ground Floor
Hours: Monday – Friday: 10am – 6pm

www.flowerschoolny.com


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Flower School NY
*Last Update on March/2020.*

I Forgot It’s Wednesday: An Artsy Dining Experience In NYC

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I Forgot It’s Wednesday (IFIW) is a concept that the talented Jenny Dorsey started with her husband 2 years ago after meeting him at Columbia Business School. It is a unique dining experience in NYC.

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During Business School, Jenny and her husband Matt, found it difficult to find a comfortable environment to meet interesting strangers and talk openly with friends. So, they started the I Forgot It’s Wednesday dinners with a unique mission to actively engage people on a deeper level.

Jenny is a professional chef and has a background in fine dining. Most recently she was part of the team at 2 Michelin starred Atera, in New York City. Her husband, Matt, a self-taught mixologist, recently won the Star Chefs Cocktail Competition. Amazing duo, right?

Since January 2014 they’ve hosted 70+ dinners, including 3 large scale popup events.

They just relaunched their dining experiences in New York City last month, after taking over San Francisco by storm last year.

They were named the “#1 supperclub in SF” by the prestigious 7×7 magazine, over Michelin-starred Lazy Bear! In addition,  SF Weekly, Eater and other renowned publications featured them!

Their February relaunch was profiled by UrbanDaddy. They’ve since been written up in Huffington Post and Epoch Taste as well!

I Forgot It’s Wednesday Dinner Series:

  • Location: Artist Loft in Chelsea – 18th and 8th Avenue
  • Dates & Times: Dinner – one Saturday a month at 8pm
  • Price: 7 Course Dinner | 4 Cocktail Flight: $85 | $30
  • Website & Menu: Check online

Today, the dinner series does not happen anymore, but they created Studio ATAO. It’s a 501(c)3 is a nonprofit, mission-driven immersive events company that creates exhibitions & live experiences at the intersection of food, art and social impact.

Last, if you are looking for other dining experience in NYC or would like a private and catered experience for you, contact our experts. On the other hand, we also work with companies of all sizes to organize corporate events and dinners.

www.studioatao.org


Photo Credit: Courtesy of IFIW and their friends: MakeThingsWell, Nanette Wong, Peter Brock and BK Narayanan
*Last Update on March/2020.*

Brooklyn Brainery: Unique Community-Driven Workshops in NY

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At Brooklyn Brainery, they host classes and workshops in NY about all sorts of things! From physics to Australian desserts, from HTML to shorthand and just about every in between.

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How does Brooklyn Brainery work?

Students and guests curate all the course and workshop topics at Brooklyn Brainery. So, teachers are part of the most amazing group of people spread throughout New York.

If you have a passion and would like to share your expertise and talent with a group of like minded individuals, come and teach!

The people in charge of running this community-driven business will take care of all the details for you. From planning the class and organizing all the sign ups, to promoting the workshop and gathering all the material you need. You only need to come and teach.

What you have to do? Focus on what you’ll do best: teach! Take time to organize your class in a unique and engaging way, where students will leave wanting more!

The classes are are usually set up to last from 1-2 weeks. The community is smart enough to organize it all and keep it as inexpensive as possible. Their understanding is that you “shouldn’t have to spend a paycheck to learn something new.” And we agree!

So, in general, classes and workshops are something like $30, for a couple of sessions. But, they still do offer an entire variety of free events!

Follow Brooklyn Brianery on Instagram to see all the cool things happening in their two locations, in Brooklyn.

Plus, you’ll love reading about other workshops in NY,  like the ones at the National Gourmet Institute, located in the heart of Manhattan.

These types of activities are great to organize with friends and family, or even for corporate groups, so contact our experts to brainstorm great experiences catered for you!

Locations:
190 Underhill Avenue, Prospect Heights
1233 Prospect Avenue, Windsor Terrace

http://brooklynbrainery.com


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Brooklyn Brainery and Tasimasi
*Last Update on March/2020.*

Printsource New York Makes It Fun To Work With Prints

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If you work in the “Print” industry, meaning Fashion, Interior Design, etc, then Printsource New York is definitely an yearly event you should attend!

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As we’ve mentioned before, New York City is the #1 Fashion Capital in the world! How exciting is it to live here, right? Well, if you’re work in the Fashion industry, then this is definitely the right city for you! (We believe it’s actually the right city for everyone, regardless. Ha!)

Anyway, Printsource New York hosts 2 shows a year and is focused, of course, on prints! They present hundreds of collections by amazing studios and agents from around the world. They come from countries like U.S.A., Australia, England, Italy, Denmark, The Netherlands, France, Spain and many other.

The show features industries such as: menswear, children’s clothing and women’s apparel. Plus, bed and bath, kitchen and tabletop. Not to mention, they also have suppliers for paper goods and stationery, wall coverings, window fashions, as well as other surface and textile design applications.

“As the primary hub for the world’s top creative talent, Printsource New York showcases dozens of original and vintage textile design collections for apparel, home textiles and paper goods.”

Fantastic right?

Important buyers and dedicated exhibitors get together during these days with the promise of giving to the world more color and light! We love it!

In addition, we offer customized Fashion Tours & Experiences for businesses coming to New York for trend research and technical visits.

So, be sure to schedule your trip to New York, close to the upcoming Printsource date. This way, we are able to organize a rich and enlightening agenda for you and your team.

Our experts also work in catering different Study Tours during other dates throughout the year, where these big business events occur. Therefore, if you work in any other industry and would like a customized Study Tour, contact us.

Dates: August 9 + 10, 2016

Location: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street

www.printsourcenewyork.com


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