Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from all of us at Waterside Plaza!
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from all of us at Waterside Plaza!
If you’re looking for an quick, fun cultural event to kick off your Saturday evening, we suggest the short play, Howard Ink, by Lynda Crawford, former Waterside resident and member of Waterside’s beloved theater group, Playformers. The play returns for an encore performance this Saturday, November 23, as part of The Chain Theatre Harvest Festival of one-act plays.
The Water Club is proud to announce that it has reopened after a year of recovery and renovation following Hurricane Sandy! We are once again offering our classic American cuisine of the highest caliber, specializing in seafood and breathtaking views of the East River, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. Having been neighbors for 31 years, we feel it is only proper to re-extend an invitation of neighborly hospitality to our friends residing in Waterside Plaza! Please feel free to join us for Dinner Wednesday through Sunday or for Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Be sure to mention that you are a Waterside resident when you reserve!
This month, Xia Spa is offering some serious pampering to get you ready for cold weather damage. The natural looking, long-lasting professional UV Gel manicure is offered this month at a great discount of 30% off. Xia is also offering the much-beloved “chip-free, extended-wear nail color” Shellac Gel manicures with FREE designs this month–designs usually run $10 and up. And for your feet that are going to be doing a lot of boot-wearing walking, treat yourself to a warm, seriously moisturizing Paraffin Pedicure for $25.
Lights, theatre, action! Waterside’s own theater group, Playformers returns to the Plaza with cold readings of original short plays. As always, admission is FREE and all are welcome.
It’s only the first official week of the Waterside Plaza “Your View” Photo Contest and there’s already no way we could choose just one among the amazing shots we received. We asked our friends and fans on Facebook to pick for us, and the people have spoken! Scroll to see your winner below!
Because this is the internet, and the internet belongs to cats, especially adorable New York City cats! (Excellent photo skills and a great shot of the city in the background doesn’t hurt either).
Congratulations to this week’s winner @kennedysgarage. See a larger version of this shot here.
As most of you know, Waterside Plaza has Halloween fun for kids covered. The folks over at NowYouKnowEvents.com have graciously offered to let our readers in on the best offbeat fun adults can have this witching season. See their top picks below!
Ever heard of Dark Dining?
It’s a dining experience where you enjoy an entire meal while unable to see what you are eating. That’s right; dine while blindfolded. So often we make assumptions about a meal before we even taste it. A meal without sight forces all other senses to become heightened and work harder to decipher what’s going on around you. This Thursday, Camaje hosts their Halloween Dark Dining Duo. At 6:30 PM, wines, hors d’oeuvres and sweets will be served. Then, the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade guests are invited to come back for a 3 course meal. All of the food and beverage selections of the evening will carry a Halloween theme and be served to guests blindfolded. For more information check out Camaje Halloween Dark Dining Duo. Thurs, Oct.31, 6:30PM. 85 MacDougal Street. $180 ticket includes cocktail and dinner party.
Next up is The Grand Opening of Le Reve. Who doesn’t like a grand opening party? Come on, admit that you too enjoy being amongst the first to walk through a posh new hot spot and be treated fancy by servers and wait staff. This Thursday, Le Reve will debut a Celebs Zombie Halloween party. Costumes are recommended and yes, there are a slew of drink packages to sip while DJ Alex Edge and Francisco Lozano spin House and Mashups. Thurs, Oct.31, 10:00PM. 125 E 54th Street. $30 general admission. V.I.P tickets and drink packages available.
Would you ever put the words “Quiet” and “Halloween Party NYC 2013” together? Most wouldn’t until you HEAR about Quiet Clubbing. Imagine being in a crowded nightclub but instead of screaming over the music you’re able to be heard at a normal volume. The idea is simple; convince people to wear headphones all playing the same music as you would at a regular bar but having the advantage to control the volume, automatically change the song and take a break from the tunes at your discretion. You can join the Quiet Clubbers as they dance along the New York Halloween Parade 2013 path all the way to club 230 Fifth. Interested? Check out Quiet Club Halloween Party 2013 NYC. Thurs, Oct.31, 5:30PM. 32 Watts Street (Outside of Circa Tabac). $35 ticket includes wireless headphones for parade, access to Circa Tabac and private after party.
Something spooky is brewing in the Financial District during Halloween NYC. From October 26th until October 31st, 55 Wall Street will be the starting point for the Downtown New York Ghost Tour. On this financial district Ghost tour you can explore Trinity Church cemetery and the famous bones that rest there, walk past the very spot people jumped to their deaths during the Great Stock Market Crash, see where Captain Kidd lived, and much more. Don’t wait until tickets are sold out; Halloween event NYC: Ghost Tour. Thurs, Oct.31, 5:30PM. 55 Wall Street (Outside). $25 ticket.
Last but not least if the usual NYC Halloween party is what you’re looking for, this is for you; Halloween Events in NYC 2013 All Access Pass. This pass gives you access to 13 different bars for one price. Some of the bars included are Greenhouse Halloween 2013, Slate NYC Halloween, Culture Club NYC Halloween Party and Capitale Halloween just to name a few. To purchase tickets, see NYC Halloween Party 2013. Thurs, Oct.31, 8:00PM. New York, NY. $50 ticket includes access to 13 different NYC Halloween parties.
Regardless of the event you choose, have a great NYC Halloween 2013!
About Now You Know Events: NowYouKnowEvents.com is an authority on travel and events in Chicago. As part of the expansion into New York City, NYK (Now You Know) searches high and low for the best events and emerging trends in the NYC market. This article was authored by Katie Cahnmann, traveling socialite and editor at NowYouKnowEvents. Connect with NYK on Twitter and Facebook.
Come all ye little ghouls and princess witches! The uncontested favorite event of Waterside kids, past and present, the Waterside Plaza Annual Halloween Party is BACK this Thursday, October 31, 6-8PM! As usual, there will be games and treats galore, and admission is free. Those who welcome trick-or-treaters this year can print this WELCOME sign and put it on their door!
One thing is for sure, we have a talented bunch of residents. If you want proof, search for #watersideplaza on Instagram. We think the awesome shots our residents take on a weekly basis deserve to be featured so we’re introducing a new photo contest, Waterside Plaza’s “Your View” contest! See this week’s breathtaking winning image of the sun rising over the East River above. If you’d like to show off your photo skills, send us “your view” from the Plaza to @watersideplaza on Twitter or @watersideplaza on Instagram with the hashtag #watersidepix.
One of our favorite additions to the Kips Bay/Gramercy neighborhood, Morton Williams Wine & Spirits, located on 23rd Street between First and Second Avenues, offers a much-needed area amenity–a high quality wine shop close to home. Since opening late last year, Morton Williams Wine has garnered excellent reviews on Yelp for its varied selection at a wide range of price points, and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Proving themselves very good neighbors, Morton Williams is now offering Waterside Plaza residents 10% off any six wines and 15% off any 12 wines until November 21, 2013. Residents can redeem the discount over the phone or on their website–as well as have the order delivered for FREE with minimum purchase.
Another much-appreciated feature of Morton Williams Wine is their frequent free tastings. Friday, October 24, the shop presents a Brugal Rum Tasting, and an Assorted Wine Tasting, featuring wines from France and California. Both events run from 6 to 9 PM. See their event calendar here. Morton Williams Wine & Spirits is located at 313 E 23rd St. Hours: Mon-Wed 10 AM – 9 PM; Thur-Sat 10 AM – 11 PM; Sun Noon – 8PM. You can reach them at (212) 213-0021 and on mortonwilliamswine.com, as well as on Facebook and Twitter @MMWineStore.