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Outdoor Activities You Never Thought About Doing

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New York is known for being a real concrete jungle, but today I’m going to show you some of the most amazing outdoor activities you never thought about doing in New York! So, see below how to explore NYC in a different way!

People come to New York and end up doing the most common activities and experiences like visiting famous landmarks, restaurants, bars, shopping, museums and galleries, etc. But, not everyone knows the different and pretty special outdoor activities you can though out the city.

I decided to show you 3 of them for you to try out! From customized picnics at the park, to horseback riding and jet skiing in the Hudson River, I’m sure you’re going to have a fantastic time!

But wait! There is just so much more that we can organize for you: rollerblade rentals, bike rentals, bike tours, walking tours, pedicab tours, food tours, secret tours, and more!

If you have time, why not book all three? You don’t need to do anything, just contact us with your request and we’ll set is all up to you and your friends/family.


Picnic at the Park

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So many people come to NY and tell me that they’d love to have a picnic at the park. They see so many locals having fun and they want the same experience, but don’t know where to start from or don’t have time to plan it all.

In addition, going to Central Park can be an overwhelming experience due to all the tourists roaming around. But, going to Central Park, with the right information of the best hidden spots for a delicious, unique picnic, can be priceless!

Plus, it’s also a great idea for a special celebration or a romantic afternoon at the park!

Well, we love this experience, so do many of our private and corporate clients, and we’ve written about it before!

You will definitely have a great time! There are countless different options to choose from so contact us for more information and to book the experience!


Horseback Riding

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Yes! You can do horseback riding at Central Park too! Different from the carriages that over work the horses, our partner takes really good care of them.

Each horse works a maximum of 6hours a day and are transported to the park properly.

The tours are 1 hour long and pass by the most beautiful spots in the park from Strawberry Fields, where the John Lennon memorial is, to the Reservoir and other special spots.

If you have kids, it’s also a great activity since they have 10min pony rides. Little ones should be 2 years old at least and the guide is beside them all the time.

I rode Oscar, a huge, beautiful, white horse and had a great time exploring Central Park through another angle.

Contact us for more information and to book the experience!


Jet Ski in the Hudson River

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I had heard before that people could rent a jet ski, hop on and enjoy the Hudson River! But, I had never really tried it.

Well, I finally decided to be brave and go try it out, after all, how cool is it to actually ride a jet ski on this famous river?!

We got the ferry at a downtown spot, ride beside the 9/11 Memorial and head to a Marina on the Jersey side. It’s only 15min away from Manhattan. Super quick and seamless.

Each way costs $8/person and ferries leave quite frequently, so don’t worry.

There are 2 types of rides, a shorter one that covers mostly Midtown Manhattan and downtown, and the 2.5h ride that you actually drive around the entire Manhattan island. So cool!

I had a great time! The view is truly spectacular, it’s a priceless experience and the Hudson water is quite, by the way!

Contact us for more information and to book the experience!


If you enjoyed this post, and you’re into outdoor activities and love moving your body around nature, be sure to see our suggestions on Day Trips & Travels.

Also, if you prefer classes to sweat it all out, see our Fitness & Health posts, where you can explore countless other tips of what to do throughout the city!

Have fun!


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Styling:
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Here Died Warhol: A Sensational Experience by Eugenio Merino

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Visit Andy Warhol’s body in Chelsea! “Here Died Warhol” is a sensational experience created by the Spanish artist, Eugenio Merino. Be ready to see a life-size hyperrealistic sculpture of Warhol’s body in an immersive installation!

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Andy Warhol was one of the most well-known names when talking about pop art!

The American artist was also a renowned producer and director, and has a studio in NYC called The Factory. Want to know a cool fact? The 1st location of the studio, in Midtown Manhattan, costed him only $100 rent/year in the early 1960’s!

His works are shown worldwide and through July 9th, you’ll be able to see Here Died Warhol, at the Unix Gallery.


Most know him for his films and painting, but Warhol has another entire list of works that ranged from photography and audio, to theater, fashion and culture.

Starting April 26, it will be possible to visit Andy Warhol’s body in Chelsea, New York. Here Died Warhol is a sensational experience that takes the visitor around New York City.

It follows Andy Warhol’s footsteps from his artistic beginnings to the glamorous and iconic places he frequented. The late artist’s body will lie in state at UNIX Gallery, through June 9th, 2018.

Here Died Warhol is an immersive installation by Spanish artist Eugenio Merino featuring a life-size hyperrealistic sculpture of Andy Warhol accompanied by a black granite gravestone. There is a functioning souvenir shop (including T-shirts, postcards, mugs).

And, a self-guided tour map of Warhol’s essential haunts (like his first New York residence and The Factory) complete Eugenio Merino the installation.

The intimacy of Merino’s sculpture in the gallery punctuates the cultural tourist’s experience as they contemplate the art and popularity of Warhol’s legacy.

Curated by the Málaga-based collective Los Interventores, Here Died Warhol explores the curiosity and motivation of Adjectival Tourism. In this case, it is a paired fascination with Warhol’s explosive célébrité and an innate curiosity about death close-up (like visitors to the Paris Morgue in the late 1800s).

Resonating with tourists and gallery visitors alike, the exhibition gives a full understanding of the city and artist that helped shape each other.

The installation is a sharp critique of the mass tourism and the cultural industry of the city-brand.  It examines the clash between the rise of tourist attractions and the needs of the local population; where real is replaced by a false setting targeted at the visitor.

Here Died Warhol is the definitive opportunity to take a selfie with the artist. Plus, acquire those objects created to capitalize on the essence of the most famous Pop Art visionary; the sale of the artist ́s aura.

The hyperrealism of Merino’s sculpture highlights this conflict between the genuine and the fake within the tourist experience.

This frustration transforms the city into a commodified space intended primarily for leisure and consumerism.

Here Died Warhol follows on the success of Aquí Murió Picasso (Here Died Picasso), which in 2017 attracted more than 20,000 visitors to the Alliance Française in Málaga.

For the duration of the exhibition, it became a must-see tourist experience in the capital of La Costa del Sol.


About Eugenio Merino:

Born in 1975 in Spain, Eugenio Merino graduated from the Complutense University of Madrid. Merino had his first US museum show at the Station Museum of Contemporary Art (Houston) in October 2015.

In addition, the artist has had numerous solo and group exhibitions and has participated in a variety of art fairs. These includes: Volta NY, Volta Basel, ARCO (Madrid), Art Brussels, FIAC (Paris), Armory Show, Arte Fiera (Bologna), Art BO (Bogota), MACO (Mexico), Art Wynwood (Miami) and has exhibited in the MOCA Museum of Taipei and the B.P.S.22 in Charleroi (Belgium).


Date: Through June 9th, 2018
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Location: UNIX Gallery – 532 West 24th Street

www.unixgallery.com

For other private art tours or experiences for corporate groups, let our experts cater to you!


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Unix Gallery

10 Lifesaving Hacks to Travel Around NYC

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There is just so much we want to do and explore when we come to New York, right? Check out these 10 lifesaving hacks to travel around NYC!

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These 10 lifesaving hacks to travel around NYC will help you better navigate the city and make your visit memorable!

Check them out below and keep them in mind when you get here!


#1 Drop your luggage off, so you can focus on having fun

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For only $6/day you can drop off your bags at over 50+ locations in the city so you can free your arms and not worry about dragging your luggage around during the day.

Book here for a 10% discount or use code “BEHINDTHESCENES”.

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#2 Screenshot the subway map before you get onto the subway

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Some subway cars aren’t yet updated to show the next upcoming stops/transfers so use your phone to navigate where to get off.

You can catch a cellphone signal in between some stops, but play it safe with having it already on your phone. This way, you don’t get lost or have to hover over someone to check the subway car map.

And still, if you’re more into tech-hacks, just download an APP called “New York Subway MTA MAP”. It’s works with no wifi too!


#3 Bring a selfie stick

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It may seem like such a tourist thing to do, but if you don’t want to bother a busy New Yorker to take your picture, then this is the best way to snap a quick pic!

Which one we recommend? Try the one from DJI, named Osmo Mobile 2.

Also, for inspiration, follow Fomofeed to find all the cool free NYC instagram-worthy shots.


#4 Pack comfortable walking shoes

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With so many great walking spots in NYC, you will need a good pair of shoes that won’t hurt your feet after a few miles.

Some favorite (and free) walking spots include Fort Tyron Park, FDR Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island, and the gorgeous pink Williamsburg Bridge, that has been featured in countless movies!

If you’re into adventure, you might want to explore the beauty of upstate New York or our Behind the Scenes Tour of the Abandoned Ellis Island Hospital! So scary and curious!


#5 Use travel APPs to make your life easier and save some cash

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Here’s a list that may come in handy when traveling around NYC.

  1. Check out Yelp for check in discounts to restaurants around the city and Open Table to make a quick reservation.
  2. Use Juno, Lyft or Uber to share rides and get around the city, or the Citibike APP if you prefer biking around.
  3. Download Splitwise to make it easier to track and split expenses amongst your travel party.
  4. Check out the HotelTonight APP for exclusive hotel deals.

#6 Carry a portable phone charger

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This is crucial, especially because with pictures and social media, your battery will drain in no time. You’ll be out and about all day in New York, so be sure you buy a phone charger so you stay plugged in all day – most will be under $30 and well worth it!

But we love the Mophie products, even though they are a bit more expensive. They have a (RED) Collection where “a portion of the proceeds from every (PRODUCT)RED™ purchase will go to the Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa”.


#7 Beware of street food

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NYC is well-known for their delicious hot dog stands and roasted peanuts, but be careful with where you choose to eat! You might have a bad time during your trip if you pick the wrong one!

Find a food cart that has a long line or keep an eye out for the most trusted food cart, like the traditional “The Halal Guys”. We love them, and so does every other New Yorker in town.

You can find them at West 53rd Street corner with 6th Avenue, and a few other spots in the city!


#8 Save money on Broadway tickets

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If you have time to spare, you can find steeply discounted Broadway show tickets the day of at the big red TKTS booth in Times Square, South Street Seaport, Lincoln Center and Downtown Brooklyn. Check their website for queue hours.

Want another secret to the currently most coveted show on Broadway: Hamilton!? They have an APP called “Hamilton – The Official App” where, twice a day, they have a lottery giving out tickets for $10/each and you can buy up to 2! Note: Tickets for the show starts at $199, and skyrocket to over $800 for the premium seats.

Oh! And if you want the true “behind the scenes experience”, you might want to have dinner with 2 cast members from Hamilton before the show, watch the show from the best seats, then go back stage to meet the entire cast! How? See here!

Not a fan of Hamilton? Don’t worry! We have this experience for all Broadway show!


#9 – Don’t fall for street scammers/hustlers

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NYC will always have people hustling outside on the streets so beware of the scam! You may wind up with fake tickets, blank DVDS or something else counterfeit that you just paid for.

Just go straight to the official website or authorized resellers to purchase and be safe.


#10 Research pay what you wish museum days

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Some of the major museums in NYC have donation based nights that can save you some serious cash!

The 9/11 Museum, Bronx Zoo, New Museum, and the Frick Collection all have weekly donation based entrance fee hours to name a few.

Plus, many have specific days/hours with FREE entrance.


The list can go on, but these are probably the top 10 lifesaving hacks to travel around NYC!

If you are looking for any type of help during your travel, let us help you out. But, if you’re a company looking for assistance for your team or your valuable clients, contact our experts.

Have fun and welcome to our Behind the Scenes NYC world!


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An Unforgettable Wedding Proposal in NYC

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New York City is well-known for being the city that never sleeps, where all dreams can come true! So, let us help you organize the perfect wedding proposal in NYC!

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So, how about making the most memorable day of your life, definitely unforgettable?

Let us help you plan the perfect wedding proposal in New York City!

Take a look below to know how:


In-Air Wedding Proposals:

Whether you like to keep the proposal simple or go all the way out, helicopter in-air proposals can be customized to your unique needs.

Start a new chapter together by soaring above the iconic Manhattan skyline in your private helicopter, guided by skilled pilots. Whether you pop the question aboard the helicopter in flight, before takeoff or after landing, it’s definitely going to be one for the books!

Add-ons:

  • Personalized in-flight music selection (complimentary upon request)
  • Champagne toast (complimentary upon request for 21 and older)
  • Professional engagement photography (additional fee)
  • Car service from Manhattan (additional fee)

So, see below the options we have:

1) 30-Minute Couple’s Private NYC Helicopter Tour Proposal

Sights included: White Plains, Bronx Zoo, Yankee Stadium, Harlem, East River, Central Park, Columbus Circle, Times Square, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Hudson River, George Washington Bridge and Palisades.

  • Basic Helicopter: $660 per couple + airport fees
  • Luxury Helicopter: $1,315 per couple + airport fees
  • Ultra Luxury Helicopter: $3,415 per couple + airport fees

2) 45-Minute Couple’s Private NYC Helicopter Tour Proposal

Sights included: White Plains, Bronx Zoo, Yankee Stadium, Harlem, East River, Central Park, Columbus Circle, Times Square, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Hudson River, USS Intrepid, Freedom Tower, Battery Park, Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn, Bridge, George Washington Bridge and Palisades.

  • Basic Helicopter $920 per couple + airport fees
  • Luxury Helicopter $1,840 per couple + airport fees
  • Ultra Luxury Helicopter $4,440 per couple + airport fees

**Routes subject to change. Maximum weight 250 lbs per passenger, also subject to combined weight limits per aircraft. Under 18 requires parental consent. Private in-air proposal flights departing from Midtown Manhattan are available upon request.**

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Experiences for Engagements:

Here are a few ideas for you to plan the perfect Engagement, letting us and our partners plan it all for you!

1) Westchester Helicopter Engagement Package

Escape the rush of New York City for a romantic evening in Westchester. Just like Manhattan, the secret 6th “borough” offers exciting activities and dining options but in a much less crowded setting. Without the burden of having to plan every detail, you can truly focus on your significant other and your special date.

Package includes:

  • Dedicated driver picking up from Midtown and staying with you for the evening;
  • 30- or 45-minute couple’s private NYC helicopter tour departing from Westchester Airport;
  • Professional engagement photographer;
  • Romantic 4-course fondue dinner at The Melting Pot in White Plains with a bottle of Moet and half a dozen roses.

2) The Ultimate Engagement at Glenmere Mansion

Celebrate your engagement at a magnificent Gilded Age villa in the lower Hudson Valley where our helicopters land right on the lawn.

With just 18 guest accommodations, 2 superb restaurants, and an exceptional full-service spa Glenmere embodies luxury. The lakeside estate with its lush meadows and formal gardens provides the perfect backdrop for engagement photography.

The Ultimate Engagement experience begins with a private helicopter flight from Manhattan to Glenmere Mansion, with a scenic air tour of NYC and the Hudson Valley on the way. As soon as your helicopter lands in front of the mansion (during daylight hours only), you’re greeted by a butler and escorted to your room or lunch table.

And, for couples on a tight schedule, a 3-course lunch is served at a private table with a split of Laurent-Perrier champagne (outdoors if weather permits). The experienced staff at Glenmere will set the perfect milieu for an unforgettable proposal at this romantic lakeside estate.

Moreover, couples may opt for a duet 60-minute Soothe massage after lunch at Glenmere Spa or a stroll around the formal gardens. For couples wishing to stay the night at the mansion, a Deluxe Queen room is prepared with special turndown including rose petals scattered, candles lit and bath drawn.

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In addition, all package options include a private helicopter flight back to Manhattan after lunch or the following day.

Let us make your wishes come true and create the perfect wedding proposal in NYC! Contact us!


Plus, take a look at these NYC weddings to get inspired! In addition, if you want help in organizing your wedding, don’t hesitate and contact us!

Oh wait!

The ring!!! Let us put you in touch with New York City’s best private jewelers and designers.

But, if you’re just looking for a fantastic NYC Helicopter Tour, check out what we offer!

 

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Best NYC Lifestyle Experience In The Streets Of New York

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Have you ever thought about going to the best city in the world (a.k.a. New York City), and having the best NYC lifestyle experience? Have your own, exclusive photoshoot session in the streets of New York!

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You might be wondering what it’s all about, right?

Well, New York City is a haven for all the lifestyle Influencers and Bloggers across the world. They fly to New York to try and get the best street shots that will make their Social Media go viral.

We always wondered how they are able to take these great shots with flawless make-up, styling and photography.

So, now we can make your wish come true – if you’re a visitor, or if you live in New York! This is for everyone that feel they have this special relationship with the city.

How about having your own photoshoot experience in the streets of our beautiful concrete jungle and make you Instagram and Social Channels burst with likes, comments and regrams? Contact us!

One of our amazing partners offers a quite unique service, and have to confess, we love it!

With a very special crew of the best NYC photographers with the sharpest eye for the coolest social media shots, they will capture you at your best moment, having the best time in the city. They also have a team of top stylists to help you put together the perfect outfit based on your style.

If you’re visiting, don’t worry! They will see what you brought to NY and make miracles! But wait! Traveling to NY is synonymous to shopping, so they can also help you buy the trendiest pieces to use during your photoshoot session.

Now, if you live in the city, they can help you curate the best looks at your place.

In addition to photography and styling, their team still has some of the best make-up artists and hair stylists. It’s an additional service if you want to really “go pro”. We recommend…

So, if you’re interested in learning more and knowing the different prices and services, Contact Us!

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Below, a brief description of each:

#1 – Hudson Service: Vision, Styling and Photographer

  • 2 hours of service
  • 2 Locations in the city
  • Styling (3 looks)
  • 10 images with treatment
  • Photographed with professional camera

#2 – Bleecker Service: Vision, Styling, Make-Up + Hair and Photographer

  • 3 hours of service
  • 3 Locations in the city
  • Styling service (4 looks)
  • 25 images with treatment
  • Photographed with professional camera
  • Makeup and Hair stylist

#3 – Mercer Service: Vision, Styling, Make-Up + Hair and Photographer

  • 5 hours of service
  • 3-4 Locations in the city
  • Styling service (6 looks)
  • 50 images with treatment
  • Photographed with professional camera
  • Makeup and Hair stylist

#4 – Greenwich Service: Vision, Styling, Make-Up + Hair and Photographer

  • 8 hours service (all day)
  • 4-5 Locations in the city
  • Styling service (8 looks and personal shopping if necessary*)
  • 50 images with treatment
  • Photographed with professional camera
  • Makeup and Hair stylist

For personal shopping and additional styling services please let us know at least 3 days in advance.

Prices and availability, Contact us!

**Services are provided in English, Spanish and Portuguese.**

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A Murder Mystery Dinner You’ll Never Forget

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Enjoy an amazing night out in New York with one little ticket, and enjoy all the food, fun, and…the “murder” you could ask for! Murder Mystery Dinner will spice up your night!

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Haven’t you always wanted to do something like this?

Bring your friends, invite your family, or bring whoever you want to an all inclusive event where you get to play a live action game of murder, and the killer could be anyone, even YOU.

For two hours, you and your friends are immersed in a killer crime scene, and we need your help to figure out whodunit before dessert.

See infos (here), for their upcoming NYC event.

  • Date: May 21st, Sunday
  • Time: 7pm

Experience an unforgettable night in New York City!

But wait!!! Do you want to organize a private event with them or a corporate experience!?!? Imagine how awesome it would be to host your own Murder Mystery for your friends or team!

A few more detail of the Murder Mystery Dinner:

A two hour interactive murder mystery private dinner event is guaranteed to leave your guests saying “WOW”! They can accommodate parties anywhere in the New York City area from 8 to 800 guests! Their unique time tested scripts are one of a kind, and with a variety of improv styled themes, your show will feel like it is completely customized!

Their mystery experts have the same goal for every murder mystery show: to immerse everyone at your event in a one-of-a-kind interactive game of Clue that is engaging and interactive. They make your party stress free with no pressure by planning every detail of your event so you don’t have to! You can just relax and actually enjoy your party.”

And still, take a look on what to expect:

About the Murder Mystery Company:

Mystery, intrigue, and murder took up residence in New York City in 2008. With over 300,000 guests per year in 33 public show venues across 18 states, The Murder Mystery Company is widely known as the most immersive theater experience in the country. 

One of the first troupes to open with The Murder Mystery Company, New york has been a longtime stomping ground for our performers! In a city full of diverse and plentiful entertainment, we are proud to offer NYC something exciting and new to try. We love New York, New York!

Director Konrad Custer and his troupe of mystery marauders are taking New York by storm. With the GRIMprov Method of acting, they assure the best acting quality at your show! 

Our troupe performs shows anchored with seasoned veteran actors that have performed in hundreds of murder mystery shows since 2008. So, there is no chance for anything but success at your event. Are you ready for a mystery, New York?”

Super exciting right? So, be sure to get your tickets for the up coming Murder Mystery Dinner, in New York City!

https://murdermysterydinnernewyork.com

 

Photo/Video Credits and Text Excerpts: The Muder Mystery Company

Ancient Greek and Roman baths in NYC, at Aire Ancient Baths

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The experience of ancient Greek and Roman baths in NYC is just a few blocks from you! Aire Ancient Baths is one of the top get-aways in the city.

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Located inside an old weaving factory in TriBeCa, Aire Ancient Baths is an experience you’ll never forget! Most likely, you’ll get addicted to it!

As we’ve all studied in History class, in ancient Greece and Rome, fancy banquets were organized for special guests with sessions to thermal baths. These public thermal baths were hosted inside beautiful palaces and were considered special rituals.

Aire Ancient Baths offers a variety of water induced relaxation sessions ranging from the hottest water at 102ºF, to the super cold water pools that can go down below 46ºF. Definitely, for the brave!

There are also steaming rooms that are intensified by aromatherapy and propeller jet baths at 97ºF for pre massage sessions.

Plus, salt water pools at 100ºF that is one of the most sought after baths because of its ability to induce mental relaxation, and much more!

We love their newest treatment called Red Wine Baths. We all know that grapes are huge antioxidants.

Extracted from the Matarromera winery in Spain, the treatment starts with 30 minutes inside a tub with tempranillo grapes concentrates. While in the tub, you’ll receive a scalp massage, as well as a facial massage. The best!

Then, you’ll head to a full body massage with grape seed oil that will do wonders for your body regarding hydration.

And wait! It’s still not over! You will still indulge yourself into another 90-minute Thermal Session in their different baths.

This experience lasts 180 minutes. Have fun!!!

Prices per person:
Monday – Thursday: $450
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: $550

If you go there later in the afternoon, you can take an additional set of clothes and head straight for dinner. Since you are at the upscale TriBeCa neighborhood, you might want to try Bouley’s kitchens.

Last, we work with highly customized and strategic corporate services with small, medium and large companies. We’ve organized, in the past, some very exclusive experiences ta Aire Ancient Baths.

If this is something you’re looking for, let us organize it for you and you team.

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9am – 11pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8am – 11pm

Location: 88 Franklin Street

www.ancientbathsny.com

 

 

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Fê is our Founder & CEO! She’s Brazilian (Yup! Not a New Yorker!), but her indescribable passion and curiosity for NY makes her a New Yorker by heart. Fê worked in companies like Kimberly Clark, Quintessentially, Vogue Brazil and Iguatemi Group, and after 12 years of working for these fantastic companies, she decided to go solo and move to NYC!
She lives in Brooklyn since April of ’15 and has been tirelessly working on BTSNYC, working with huge companies on corporate projects, practicing her Arhatic Yoga meditations, finding time for gym and friends! Phiuf!

Gratitude Migration: Brooklyn Underground Art & Music Scene

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If you’re into exploring the Brooklyn Underground Art & Music Scene, you will really enjoy this event called Gratitude Migration! It’s an extraordinary waking life experience.

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“Gratitude turns what we have into enough!”

Gratitude Migration unites the most creative group of people – many being true Brooklynites, to participate in a hard-to-describe outdoor event. It’s an awakening that takes place during three entire days where you are immersed in a fantastic community of like minded people.

We like to say it’s a different experience within the Brooklyn underground art and music scene.

To start, the event is hosted in a New Jersey beach, with a breathtaking view of Manhattan! Not too far, but not too close. It’s as if you extracted yourself from reality and saw everything from a different perspective.

The rules behind this event, being on a newly resorted beach is: “Pack it in, Pack it out!” Everything taken to the beach, must be taken away at the end of the three days, leaving the place better than before. Their environmental awareness is definitely worth spreading. Plus, they work with the goal of reducing, re-using and recycling.

The event is based on 4 important principals:

  • Positive Transformation: Working compassion and the power of gratitude
  • Human Connection: Universal Oneness comes from compassion, connectivity and empathy
  • Creative Expression: Using art and creativity as a means of healing and expression
  • Mindful Living: Daily practices of awareness and positive action

In other words, unlike from other events around the globe that you know what to expect, Gratitude Migration offers an experience with continuos surprises.

The local community open-heartedly shares their talents with the guests. On the other hand, guests feel deeply grateful for having the possibility of being part of it all. The exchange is fantastic.

Therefore, be ready for: music, participatory artworks, yoga beach camping, family camping, fine dining, meditation, oceanfront cabanas, fire performances, great music, workshops, bazaar with different vendors and much more.

It’s surely a priceless, liberating and unique adventure that will definitely expand your consciousness .

So, open your heart, connect, declare your dream, be super grateful and have fun!

“Gratitude is our currency: As we all practice counting our blessings; we start to feel better and better, all the time. We are honored to serve as a channel for bringing people together to practice and experience the power of gratitude.

Plus, we are delighted by the love, joy and open hearts of each and every one who co-created this experience. Creating community, forging connections, expressing creativity and building an ongoing culture of consciousness, we are profoundly grateful.”

Tickets will give you access to the on-site camping location and all activities within the event. It does not include, food, drinks and any other equipment you might need for camping.

If you don’t know where to start to rent a tent, they have further information about that on the website, so don’t worry! Our experts can also help you plan your adventure! And last, if you’re in the spirit of doing service, contact them to volunteer in the event.

Dates: July 15-17, 2016
*This is a yearly event!*

Location: 2 Beachway Ave, Keansburg, NJ

Register: www.migratewith.us

 

 

Photo Credits: Courtesy of Gratitude Migration, Daniele Siele and Eraj

Fe Feher Designed Customized Denim Jackets that We’re in Love

Shop Ladies Fernanda Feher Denim Jackets Customized Iris Apfel

We love customized products and we also offer customized NYC experience, so everything within this universe, calls our attention! Fe Feher has created a series of customized denim jackets with unique portraits of renowned personalities!

Shop Ladies Fernanda Feher Denim Jackets Customized Iris Apfel

…and we want them all! We are literally obsessed with the newest one with Iris Apfel, so you might want to run to guarantee yours!

We’ve written about Fernanda Feher a few weeks ago. She’s an amazing Brazilian, Brooklyn-based artist!

We love her work and we are now desperately in love with this newest project!!!

Fe, as friends call her, has started painting unique, one of a kind customized denim jackets!!

We are particularly hugs fans of Iris Apfel and adored her documentary Iris Iris, so we went completely crazy when we saw this new, freshly painted jacket (photo)!

Guys, if you also loved these jackets, they go for $480. There are no two of a kind, so you can contact us if you’re interested.

We can simply forward your e-mail directly to Fe and introduce you to her! Then, you can ask her to tailor your jacket as you with and with the portrait of a personality that rocks your world!

Oh, she ships to any Country across the globe, so don’t be why!

Contact us and guarantee you unique version!

If you are looking for some Personal Shopping & Styling services in New York City, let our experts take care of you!

Shopping and finding the best deals in New York City is definitely not something easy to do on your own. Especially if you are only in town for a couple of days and don’t want to waste time searching for the coolest stores.

That’s why hiring a personal stylist can be the best solution to your problems!

If you are a Company coming into the city for a week of trend research and inspiration, let us tell you more about our Fashion Study Tours!

And last, we offer some pretty cool, exclusive NYC experiences, for people that like to attend the most coveted events, Meet & Greet celebrities, attend the best NY private events and live the unimaginable! Let us know what you’d like to try!

Komeeda: A Thanksgiving For Friends…By Friends

Events Up Coming Friendsgiving Komeeda

Do you guys remember of the post about a summer “Dinner Under the Bridge” pop-up by Komeeda we wrote a few weeks ago? Well, here’s another Komeeda pop-up for you – last one of 2015! It’s a Thanksgiving For Friends.

Events Up Coming Friendsgiving Komeeda

We love everything about Komeeda’s Thanksgiving For Friends: Friendsgiving.

Last year, Komeeda hosted the “kommunity’s” members for a multi-course Spanish style tapas meal. This year they are doing it bigger, better and…in Brooklyn! We just love it, after all, we are Brooklyn-based!

They have partnered up with a rustic venue and two of Komeeda’s favorite chefs Chef Florvil Valdez and Chef Paula Ignacio. Both are former chefs from their Showdown event, where chefs compete for the 1st place title!

If you’ve been to their last two Showdowns, you’ve had a couple of their to-die-for culinary creations. Now, they will be teaming up and putting together an innovative multi-course Friendsgiving feast for their kommunity.

Date: Thursday – November 19, 2015
Time: 6:30pm – 9pm
Location: Downtown Brooklyn – exact location will be disclosed 48 hours prior to event only to those with confirmed tickets
Availability: 30 Seats
Tickets: Early Bird RSVP: $55 (SOLD OUT)  |  Standard RSVP: $60

To read about how it all started, read Jabber Al-Bahani’s statement below:

“Waking up in a hostel in Barcelona one morning, a fellow hostel-mate asked… “comida?”

What I assumed would be a quick lunch with an Argentinian hostel-mate, quickly grew into a group lunch with seven people from all over. Australia, Holland, Argentina, Spain, Libya, France, and of course… me the New Yorker.

We enjoyed two hours of food and drink at a mom & pop tapas restaurant off the beaten path, sharing our journeys & dreams for the future; all with no worry of judgement. I never expected to have this unforgettable experience with the random people that I met, but it felt so natural!

Komeeda is an easy way to discover unique gastronomic events, taste exciting new foods, and interact with other interesting guests, in addition to the passionate chefs who want to share their stories.

To find the perfect family-style Ethiopian feast, low-key beer & burger pairing, or whatever dining experience is right for you, explore Komeeda’s events now.”

So, their their story excited you, don’t waist more time and go buy your ticket!

See you there!

www.komeeda.com

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