Welcome to the February edition of Inbox Concierge! Featured in the 'holidates' section, are important Holidays to look forward to each month. Please enjoy this list of carefully hand selected events and activities to take part in all month long. Please let me know if you attend any of the events below and what you thought of them. If you have an event(s) that you would like to see for March, please share! Have a wonderful month and if you need any help with your real estate needs, I am here to help.

All the Best,
Amelia S. Gewirtz

HoliDATES


2nd - Groundhog Day
7th - Super Bowl Sunday
8th - Chinese New Year
9th - Mardi Gras
10th - Ash Wednesday
14th - Valentine's Day
15th - President's Day
15th - The 58th Grammy Awards live on CBS
28th - The 88th Academy Awards live on ABC


MANHATTAN - Take part in NYC Restaurant before it closes out for the season on February 5th! Numerous restaurants all over the city are participating in this incredible offer. Enjoy a three-course dinner at some of the best spots in New York because who doesn't love an inexpensive delicious meal. Sign up today and enjoy!

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MANHATTAN - Don't miss your opportunity to participate in Broadway discount week, taking place through February 5th. Get 2-for-1 deals on spectacular theater shows all week long!

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GREENWICH VILLAGE - The New York Times is raving about the sensational new adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility by the Bedlam Theater Company performed in The Gym at Judson located at 243 Thompson Street.

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MIDTOWN WEST - Although Picasso is most famously known as a painter, his sculptures included some of the most innovative and revolutionary art of the era. Visit The Museum of Modern Art to admire their new exhibit, Picasso Sculpture, which will be on display through February 7th.

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MIDTOWN - Bundle up with family and friends and head out to the 2nd annual Winter Carnival at the Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park from 12pm-10pm. The weekend winter celebration will feature dancing, curling lessons, musical performances, an outdoor winter brew house and a skating showcase.

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MIDTOWN WEST - Sit back, relax and enjoy a glass of wine (or a few) at the New York City Winter Wine Festival at the PlayStation Theater in Times Square. Attend one of two sessions to enjoy 250 wines, light hors d'oeuvres, and live jazz music.

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EAST VILLAGE - The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers light up the stage as they play traditional music, dance in elaborate dress and tell magical stories at the American Indian Show at Theater for the New City.

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NOLITA - Celebrate the Chinese New Year at the 17th Annual New Year firecracker ceremony & Cultural Festival with dancers, singers, and food vendors at Sara Roosevelt Park. Get ready for the parade on the 14th featuring colorful floats, marching bands, lion and dragon dancers as well as antique cars, beauty queens and other various performances!

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MIDTOWN WEST - Visit The Museum of Modern Art to explore the wildly moving retrospective exhibit, The Arcadian Modern, that showcases the works of Joaquin Torres-Garcia, an avant-garde Uruguayan/Catalan artist who is one of the most multifaceted artists of the 20th century. Torres-Garcia is most well-known for transforming modern art by establishing his own "pictographic Constructivist style." The exhibit features a wide range of his works from the late 19th century to the 1940s.

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UPPER EAST SIDE - The Seeing Music Festival at the 92nd Street Y is a one-of-a-kind musical experience featuring multiple performances such as, "The music in a silent film" and "Beethoven in color". Purchase a ticket package to witness all five spectacular events taking place through February 18th.

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MANHATTAN - New York Fashion Week is here! Top models, photographers, and designers do their thing unveiling fall collections during New York Fashion Week! Attend invitation only events at locations all over the city.

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MIDTOWN WEST - Don't miss your opportunity to experience A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller; a compelling tragedy about a self-imploding longshoreman in Brooklyn, 1956. Ivo Van Hove, a Belgian director has reconstructed Miller's passionate drama into a contemporary masterpiece, now showing on Broadway for a limited time at the Lyceum Theater through February 21st.

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CENTRAL PARK - Visit the Central Park Ice Festival to admire skilled ice carvers create beautiful statues with chisels and chain saws. You won't believe your eyes as the blocks of ice come to life before you.

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UPPER WEST SIDE - In honor of Valentine's Day, celebrate with your loved ones and experience a magical dinner date and romance under the stars at the American Museum of Natural History's Rose Center for Earth and Space. The night features an open bar of cocktails and champagne, hors d'oeuvres and chocolate while a jazz quartet performs beautiful melodies.

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MIDTOWN - The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a favorite of dog lovers all over the world that showcases some of the most famous and beloved breeds. In its 140th year, seven new breeds will be added among the 3,000 dogs competing from all 50 U.S. states at Madison Square Garden.

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FLUSHING - Celebrate Black History Month with the famous "Wizard of Tuskegee," Dr. George Washington Carver, who played an important role in the field of botany by making significant scientific contributions. Learn about plants, agriculture, engineering and medicine at this historical workshop at the Queens Botanical Garden. Great for kids!

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CENTRAL PARK WEST - Visit "Superheroes in Gotham," an exhibit at the New-York Historical society that illustrates the transformation of superheroes such as the X-Men and Thor over the course of time in radio, TV, film, and beyond.

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UPPER WEST SIDE - Head to the American Museum of Natural History to explore "The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter" where temperatures climb to a high of 80 degrees and over 500 species of butterflies fly around in their natural habitat.

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FLATBUSH - Chaka Khan will be performing at the Kings Theater in Brooklyn with special gust Vivian Green. Get tickets to dance the night away with the queen of Funk!

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BRYANT PARK - Enjoy the final days of skating at The Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park Rink before it closes out for the season on March 1st. Practice your triple axels and speed skating in this winter wonderland one last time.

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FINANCIAL DISTRICT - Get tickets for the NYC Audubon Winter Eco Cruise: Winter Seals and Water birds of NY Harbor. It is a one-of-a-kind winter adventure where you will learn about the environment and wildlife of New York Harbor; every Sunday at noon through March 13th.

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ROCKEFELLER CENTER - It's not too late! Grab your skates and head over to The Rink at Rockefeller Center with the whole family, and experience the most iconic ice skating rink in New York City, open daily through April 2016.

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FORT GREENE - The renowned Mariinsky Theater of St. Petersburg will return for its 2nd year to BAM to celebrate a pair of 20th-century icons. A selection of soloists will perform all five piano concertos by Sergei Prokofiev and dancers Diana Vishneva and Uliana Lopatkina will honor legendary ballerina Maya Plisetskaya.

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PROSPECT HEIGHTS - In celebration of NYC Beer Week, get tickets to NYC Brewer's Choice at Sanders Studios in Brooklyn from 6pm-9:30pm. The event features sampling of 40+ beers being poured by the brewers themselves. Small bites will be served by renowned local chefs.

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MIDTOWN - Reserve a seat to watch ballroom, Latin, rhythm, and smooth dance routines at New York Dance Festival in the Grand Ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel through February 28th

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MANHATTAN - The 2016 International Children's Film Festival takes place February 26th and runs through March 20th at Venues throughout NYC. Enjoy 4 weeks of film for ages 3-18, and up, featuring new, inspiring, and thought-provoking films about children from around the world.

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FORT GREENE - The BAMkids Film Festival returns to Brooklyn for its 18th year presenting the best shorts and features from 25 countries around the world. The show highlights some of the top children's films that have been showcased at children's festivals around North America.

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THE BRONX - The largest exhibition of its kind in America - The Orchid Show fills the conservatory at The New York Botanical Garden with thousands of orchids in an amazing array of colors, shapes, sizes, and textures. Experience and evening filled with beauty and splendor and attend romantic orchid evenings with music and cocktails.

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MIDTOWN WEST - Get tickets to experience scientific magic performed on stage by physics demonstrator from Rutgers University, David Maiullo. The Physics Show is presented off-Broadway at the Elektra Theater and is a fun, exhilarating and educational experience for the whole family.

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Amelia S. Gewirtz
Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
212.381.2219
agewirtz@halstead.com