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    1. Sanctuary Hotel Crafts Temporary Pop Art-Inspired Eatery to Promote May Opening [new York]

      Sanctuary Hotel Crafts Temporary Pop Art-Inspired Eatery to Promote May Opening [new York]
      For three nights last week, the unfinished lobby of the soon-to-open Sanctuary Hotel was bedecked with colorful Pop Art-style graphics and filled with diners supping on a menu created by a 15-year-old chef, Greg Grossman. The temporary installation and eatery, dubbed the "Pop Art Pop Up," was a promotional vehicle concocted by the property's owner-operators, Hank and Brandon Freid, and Alan Philips's company, the Guerrilla Culinary Brigade, designed largely to build buzz for the May debut of the theater district hotel. The concept built on the series of pop-up restaurants started by Philips last year and debuted to ...
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    2. JetSuite Press Event Offers Sightseeing Flights Over Los Angeles [los Angeles]

      JetSuite Press Event Offers Sightseeing Flights Over Los Angeles [los Angeles]
      Despite an unrelated aviation disaster at another local airport the same morning, 17 undaunted press folks took to the Van Nuys airport on Wednesday for what you might call a fully experiential event. JetSuite—a fleet of private jets from a former JetBlue executive and a group of its former pilots—took passengers up in small groups for tours of Los Angeles. The quick, low-flying flights included sightseeing passes over the Hollywood Hills and sign and the Malibu coastline in the luxe, fuel- and cost-efficient, four-passenger Embraer Phenom 100 jets. JetSuite C.E.O. Alex Wilcox was on hand for ...
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    3. Jerry Remy\'s Seaport: Patio Seating and 47 TVs on Liberty Wharf [BOSTON]

      Jerry Remy\'s Seaport: Patio Seating and 47 TVs on Liberty Wharf [BOSTON]
      The latest addition to the seaport district's growing number of dining options for convention-center guests is Jerry Remy's Seaport, a restaurant and sports bar with water views and 47 televisions, now open on Liberty Wharf. The space holds 300, is available for buyout, and seats up to 70 for private events in the main dining area. The venue is the second outpost from Red Sox commentator Jerry Remy, with a menu similar to the Fenway-area location but with more seafood and lighter fare, such as lettuce wraps, grilled mahimahi, and watercress cucumber salad with seared yellowfin tuna. The ...
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      Mentions: New England CORT
    4. Viper Alley: Concert Venue and Bowling Alley With Event Space for 500  [CHICAGO]

      Viper Alley: Concert Venue and Bowling Alley With Event Space for 500  [CHICAGO]
      Viper Alley, a concert venue, restaurant, and bowling alley, opened in Lincolnshire earlier this month. Live performances take place on a stage on the second level, and robotic cameras display concert footage on 14 large monitors throughout the venue. The on-site restaurant, Reverb Kitchen, can hold private dinners for 60 to 100 guests. The menu offers pizzas, stromboli, and shareable plates such as the Gutterball meatballs and Waygu beef sliders. Specialty cocktails include the "Viperdesiac," which mixes citrus vodka with St. Germain and Aperol liqueurs, lemons, and oranges.
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    5. Joan W. Harris Celebrates 80th Birthday With Renée Fleming, All-White Dinner [CHICAGO]

      On March 9, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance feted its founder, Joan W. Harris, in honor of her 80th birthday. After a performance at the theater, which drew some 1,200 patrons and starred soprano Renée Fleming and violinist Pinchas Zukerman, 200 guests headed to the the Pritzker Pavilion for an intimate onstage birthday dinner that doubled as a fund-raiser for the theater's programs. At $2,500 a head, the three-course, Blue Plate-catered dinner dinner took place amid decor from Heffernan Morgan Ronsley. Led by Bill Heffernan, the design team created an all-white scheme that employed towering ...
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      Mentions: Chicago
    6. Home & Garden Show Targets Women, Sees Rise in Exhibitors and Attendance [washington]

      Home & Garden Show Targets Women, Sees Rise in Exhibitors and Attendance [washington]
      The Washington Home and Garden Show returned to the Washington Convention Center on Friday for three days of exhibition by local landscapers, florists, home furnishing, appliance, and home improvement companies. The 51st annual event experienced a 10 percent increase in exhibitors, with 250 companies represented across the floor, as well as a 5 percent increase in attendance, reaching nearly 23,000 people. “We don’t sell to the big manufacturers, but like the mom-and-pop operations and franchisees,” said show director Tom Stafford, who has worked on the event for 35 years. “We sell to local business, which promotes business within ...
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    7. Canadian Stage Theatre Inaugurates Ritz-Carlton With Italian-Themed Gala [TORONTO]

      Canadian Stage Theatre Inaugurates Ritz-Carlton With Italian-Themed Gala [TORONTO]
      As the first major event at the just-opened Ritz-Carlton Toronto, the March 10 Canadian Stage Theatre Ball highlighted the opulent new space while incorporating the 23rd annual gala's Notte Italiana theme. Inspired by the theatre's Spotlight on Italy festival, the classic-meets-modern Italian theme was reflected in decor touches throughout the space, from black-and-white stills of Federico Fellini films displayed on flat-screen TVs, to lush red feathers in oversize martini glasses that served as centerpieces. "Our idea was to take classic Italian design elements and to combine them with a more modern, contemporary design," said Katie Mills, corporate and ...
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    8. A New Source for Custom, Sculptural Cakes in Boston [BOSTON]

      A New Source for Custom, Sculptural Cakes in Boston [BOSTON]
      Sisters Erin Erler and Kelly Mackin opened Cakes by Erin in Haverhill at the end of 2010 after working out of Erler's home kitchen for more than two years. The bakery's sculptural, lifelike designs range from whimsical Alice in Wonderland-themed confections, with fondant-covered teacups teetering atop one another, to the guitar-shaped cake that won the Cake Boss's stamp of approval in an online contest of 20,000 entries. All cakes are completely nut-free. Cakes by Erin creates cakes for social, nonprofit, and corporate events, and their client list includes the Ellie Fund's Oscar gala, the Doug ...
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    9. 8 Tabletop Looks From the ISES Las Vegas Showcase [las Vegas]

      ISES Las Vegas partnered with the Knot for a tabletop design showcase at the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas on March 1. This year’s contestants were challenged to create an original tabletop design inspired by the concept "Far East flair." Judges critiqued each table’s use of innovative products, original design ideas, and the level of difficulty required to execute the table design. The event also doubled as a fashion show, where models strutted in dresses made from table linens; Wildflower Linen and Couture Bride were the fashion show partners. Champagne Creative Group provided entertainment. Brit Bertino of Simply Weddings ...
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    10. Immaculate Confections Makes Boozy Cakes for Events and Gifts [los Angeles]

      Immaculate Confections is a new Los Angeles-based dessert company specializing in liquor cakes and cheesecakes. Flavors include dark chocolate bourbon with an orange-Jack Daniel's glaze, vanilla bean rum made with Bacardi Gold and a vanilla glaze, and dark chocolate Kahlua with an espresso glaze. Immaculate Confections caters dessert buffets for events, handles craft service for filming and shooting, and provides boozy sweets for all sorts of parties and meetings. The cakes can also be prepared and packaged as corporate gifts. Local delivery in Los Angeles costs a modest flat fee of $5, and the company will also ship the ...
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    11. New Fitness-Oriented Activity for Corporate Groups in Chicago [CHICAGO]

      New Fitness-Oriented Activity for Corporate Groups in Chicago [CHICAGO]
      Monkey Bar Gym opened in the South Loop in February. In lieu of machines, the gym uses running, jumping, crawling, and climbing to get its members in shape; it also offers yoga classes and nutritional guidance. The venue also offers hour-long private classes for groups. With an average of 20 guests, the sessions focus on basic fitness techniques or yoga and can incorporate teambuilding exercises. During one activity, called "You Go, I Go," teams of two take turns performing specific exercises. These can include resistance running with bands or crawling across the room as quickly as possible. Teams can also ...
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      Mentions: Chicago
    12. Orlando Company Offers Customizable Dance Floor [ORLANDO]

      Orlando Company Offers Customizable Dance Floor [ORLANDO]
      Letz Dance on It, an Orlando event flooring, DJ, and rentals company founded in 2010 by Guido Dominguez and Eddie Sosa, now offers a round dance floor. The seamless piece can be done in any solid color, in an all-white hologram finish, or customized with a digital print such as an event or company logo. A 26-foot diameter floor can be rented for $3,000. In a few months, they will also have 20-foot and 30-foot options. Dominguez and Sosa also offer the customizable floor in three- by four-foot rectangles starting at $4 per square foot.
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      Mentions: Orlando CORT
    13. A New Cigar Truck for Miami Events [MIAMI/SOUTH Florida]

      A New Cigar Truck for Miami Events [MIAMI/SOUTH Florida]
      You can barely hit an event, let alone the highway, without spotting a food truck these days. But for something more original on wheels, there is Smoking With the Caballos, a mobile offshoot of online cigar store Cuenca Cigars, based in Hollywood, Florida. The truck, which launched in the fall, is just what it sounds like: a humidor on wheels. Offerings include cigars from different countries, including the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua, priced from $6 to $50 each. Like many mobile vendors, Smoking with the Caballos uses Twitter to let interested parties know of its whereabouts, and it is often ...
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      Mentions: Orlando Miami Florida
    14. Washington Teambuilding Program Lets Groups Make Movies [washington]

      Washington Teambuilding Program Lets Groups Make Movies [washington]
      New from teambuilding company Philly Hops is the Lighting Fast Video Challenge, an exercise where corporate groups work together to make a movie. A facilitator trained in filmmaking teaches participants about the process, including camera shots and angles, making a storyboard, and the different roles required to make a movie. Each team writes, produces, and shoots a three-minute film using digital cameras. The movies can focus on a work-related topic or have no theme at all. In the end, all videos are screened and the best one wins a prize. The exercise, available to groups of eight to 100 people ...
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    15. BAM Dinner on Stage Channels Russian Play on Its Other Stage [new York]

      BAM Dinner on Stage Channels Russian Play on Its Other Stage [new York]
      The Brooklyn Academy of Music followed its tradition of putting the focus of its galas directly on its stages Thursday night. The BAM theater gala started with dinner on the boards at the Howard Gilman Opera House, before moving to the institution's nearby Harvey Theater for a performance of The Diary of a Madman with Geoffrey Rush. The production, which came to Brooklyn from the Belvoir Street Theatre in Sydney, Australia, is adapted from a Nikolai Gogol short story, and its themes and Russian setting inspired the dinner decor. Providing a preview of the central character's increasingly deranged ...
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    16. Briscola: Modern Italian Trattoria With Seating for Groups [TORONTO]

      The Little Italy space formerly occupied by Cinq 501 reopened in February as Briscola, a rustic Italian eatery with hip, modern accents. The name Briscola comes from a popular Italian card game, and in that vein, the space is designed for socializing, with a large communal table made of Canadian walnut, wide benches for family-style seating, and roomy plush white booths.
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    17. Leukemia Ball Sponsorships Jump 25 Percent, Event Raises $2.8 Million [washington]

      Nearly 2,000 people headed to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday night for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s annual ball. Hosted by the National Capital Area chapter, the organization’s largest fund-raiser of the year experienced a 25 percent increase in sponsorships across three donation levels, leading to the gala raising $2.8 million, just shy of its $3 million goal. “We have a committee of 60 [corporate representatives at senior levels] who’ve worked since September leveraging their relationships in the community to secure tables, sell raffle tickets, and bring in silent-auction items,” said the ...
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    18. Target Fetes Five Years of Designer Collaborations With Travel-Themed Dinner and Shopping Event [new York]

      It's been five years since Target introduced its Go International program, an initiative through which the Minneapolis-based retailer partners with fashion designers to produce budget-friendly clothing collections. To mark the occasion, the ever-resourceful brand created the Go International Designer Collective, a limited-edition line featuring 34 dresses from 17 past Go International collaborators, and hosted an event to celebrate the launch. Held Thursday, the private dinner, concert, and shopping event filled the Ace Hotel with travel-inspired visuals and Target's namesake logo splashed all over. "Target is proud of the Go International program and its impact on American culture, and ...
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    19. Ocean Drive Rings In 18th Anniversary at Sprawling New JW Marriott Marquis Event Space [MIAMI/SOUTH Florida]

      Ocean Drive magazine came of age on Wednesday, with an 18th anniversary party at the JW Marriott Marquis in downtown Miami. The magazine's founder, Niche Media C.E.O. Jason Binn, and editor in chief Suzy Buckley hosted the 1,000 guests—friends of the publication, clients, and Miami notables—including guest of honor Enrique Iglesias. The magazine hired Sutka International Design to produce the party, held on the hotel's 19th-floor, 10,000-square foot combination basketball court and event space. The vision, said event designer and creative director Bruce Sutka, was to "represent the scope, feel, and sophisticated ...
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      Mentions: Miami Florida
    20. Tampa Event Professionals Create Calendar and Benefit for Children\'s Cancer Center [ORLANDO]

      A dozen event professionals from the Tampa area pooled their time and talents to create a new benefit for the Children’s Cancer Center. The inaugural Calendar for a Cause Soiree at the Don Cesar Beach Resort Thursday attracted 225 attendees and raised more than $15,000 for the nonprofit organization, which provides support to pediatric cancer patients and their families.   Georgia Watson, owner of Georgia Watson Events, said she and the other committee members have all worked together for years and started talking 16 months ago about creating something “bigger and better than ourselves.” They decided to create a ...
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    21. Taste of South End Harnesses Social Media, Exceeds Fund-Raising Goal [BOSTON]

      The 15th annual Taste of the South End took over the Boston Center for the Arts on Tuesday night, drawing 650 guests to sample food from 45 South End restaurants. The event exceeded the AIDS Action Committee's fund-raising goal of $91,000, raking in $105,000 for the committee's programs. South End restaurants including Tremont 647, Hamersley's Bistro, the Gallows, and the Beehive served food at tables lining the round main space. This year's silent auction differed from years past, with items interspersed throughout the space, rather than placed in the center. Aside from ticket sales ...
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    22. Industrial-Looking \'Battle: Los Angeles\' Premiere Envelops Guests in Projections [los Angeles]

      By now, Columbia Pictures' Battle: Los Angeles—about a violent alien invasion of the town—has won the weekend box office and inspired considerable critical flogging. But the party to premiere the picture on March 8 in Westwood contained what critics might have considered only the best parts of the film: its splashy looks and effects. Sony's Alison Bossert oversaw the event, tapping 15/40 Productions to produce and design the party. Guests hit the arrivals for the screening at the Village Theatre, and the party took place afterward in a nearby parking lot on Broxton Avenue, fully converted ...
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    23. Fragrant Italian Garden Sets Scene for Bulgari\'s Intimate Scent Launch [new York]

      Amid sounds of chirping birds, smells of lemon, jasmine, and lily of the valley, within a cocoonlike grove of greenery, luxury Italian brand Bulgari introduced 80  guests to its newest women's fragrance, Mon Jasmin Noir. The intimate dinner, hosted by Veronica Bulgari on Wednesday, took over the second-floor event space of the Bowery Hotel and sought to cultivate a Mediterranean Garden of Eden, with potted magnolia trees, hedge walls, vine-wrapped candelabra, and lush arrangements of white and green flowers. Behind the production of the foliage-laden event was Rory Hermelee, Bulgari's head of communications for North America and Latin ...
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