BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN
Tucked away in one of the largest cities of the world, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a beautiful oasis of trees, flower borders and pastoral lawns—the perfect place for your wedding or social celebration. Whether you're interested in a gorgeous afternoon ceremony among the seasonal blossoms or a dance party beneath the stars, you'll find the Garden an unforgettable setting for your once-in-a-lifetime event. Now catered exclusively by Patina Restaurant Group. For more information, visit patinaevents.com/bbg or call 718.307.7135. 990 Washington Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225, bbg.org.
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Receive 10% off catering when you book an event scheduled before September 24, 2015 at the world-renowned Guggenheim Museum. The iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed New York City landmark offers the exclusive opportunity to entertain in one of the world's most magical buildings. From the dramatic museum rotunda with views of the spiral ramps, to the stylish James Beard Award-winning restaurant The Wright, the museum offers a number of unique spaces for your next special event. 1071 Fifth Ave., at 89th St., 212.423.3575, guggenheim.org/specialevents.
MANHATTAN BY SAIL
Manhattan By Sail offers an intimate and thrilling way to visit New York's magnificent harbor. The diverse fleet and dedicated crews ensure your charter will be an experience you won't forget. Manhattan By Sail can accommodate up to 134 passengers, whether you're looking for a quiet afternoon sail on a state-of-the-art sloop with friends or treating colleagues to a well-deserved outing aboard the historic schooner. Bar, catering and entertainment options are available. For more information, call 212.619.6900 or visit manhattanbysail.com.
RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! TIMES SQUARE
Looking for the most unique venue for your next special occasion, office party, networking event or birthday? Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square is the perfect location for an outrageous event venue! With two floors, 20-plus themed galleries, fun interactive exhibits and remarkable artifacts, your guests will be inspired and amazed. The attraction can accommodate parties big or small with two different venue size options. For more information, call the Events team at 212.398.3133. 234 W. 42nd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., ripleysnewyork.com.
With its great location and stylishly cozy interior, Sanctuary T is the perfect venue for a private party—be it a cocktail reception, tea tasting, cocktail-making class, cooking with tea class, wine tasting or any other event imaginable. The restaurant can accommodate individually tailored private parties, seating eight people to 40 people. For cocktail parties, Sanctuary T can accommodate up to 70 people. Sanctuary T also provides catering services for off-site events. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212.941.7832 for more information and to book. 337B West Broadway, btw Grand & Broome sts., 212.941.7832, sanctuaryt.com.
The epic musical that's captured the hearts of millions is back on Broadway! LES MISÉRABLES has returned to Broadway’s Imperial Theatre in an acclaimed new production that has audiences leaping to their feet. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MIZ is an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit, which has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Featuring the timeless score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and “On My Own,” this breathtaking new Broadway production has left the critics awestruck, hailing it “A LES MIZ for the 21st Century!” (The Huffington Post) For group sales, call 212.302.0995 or click here. The group rate is available for parties of 12-plus. Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., lesmis.com/broadway.
NEW TASTE OF THE UPPER WEST SIDE
The 2015 New Taste of the Upper West Side kicks off again this May with an exciting lineup of new and returning restaurants, world-class chefs and celebrity hosts for an unforgettable culinary celebration. Join hosts Adam Richman, Marc Murphy and Anne Burrell for evenings filled with fine food from more than 80 restaurants, as well as sensational international wine selections, beer, creative cocktails and live music. The event will take place May 27 thru 30. For more information, visit newtasteuws.com.
From Tony® winner Casey Nicholaw—the director of Aladdin and co-director of The Book of Mormon—comes something original... something fresh... Something Rotten!, a big, new musical comedy about the big, new musical comedy that started it all. Welcome to 1595. The Bottom Brothers are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rockstar, “The Bard.” So, instead… they decide to write the world’s first musical! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, Something Rotten! is an irresistible ode to singing, dancing and acting—at the same time! For group tickets, visit RottenBroadway.com or call 1.800.Broadway, ext. 2. St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave.