Concierge Newsletter

American Watercolor Society Presents its 151st Annual Exhibition

The American Watercolor Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious art societies in the world with one of the premiere watercolor exhibits in the world. Their 151st Annual International Exhibition opens for viewing on Monday, April 9 and runs through Saturday, April 28. More than 1,200 artists throughout the United States and 27 foreign countries submit their work to a panel of jurors. From these submissions (one per artist), the exhibition paintings are selected. Gallery hours are 1-5 pm daily and admission is free.

Salmagundi Club
47 Fifth Avenue (at 12th St.)


Experience a “Journey to the Past” with the Hit Musical Anastasia

Inspired by the beloved films, ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past and embarks on a grand adventure to help her find home, love, and family. Get your tickets today!

Broadhurst Theatre
235 West 44th St.


Danh Vo: Take My Breath Away at the Guggenheim Museum

Discover Danh Vo: Take My Breath Away at the Guggenheim Museum. Offering an illuminating overview of the artist’s production from the past 15 years, Vo’s installations, sculptures, photographs, and works on paper fill the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed rotunda through May 9. Don’t miss out, get tickets and plan your visit today at Photo credit: Will Ragozzino

Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave.


Celebrate National Beer Day at Grand Central Terminal

In celebration of National Beer Day, visitors can enjoy special discounts from several vendors. Café Spice is celebrating with a samosa and beer special – two potato samosas with any choice of beer for $5.99. At Central Market New York, all 10 oz draft beers are $3 all day while supplies last. Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant is celebrating with a special National Beer Day oyster “six pack”—six Bluepoint Oysters paired with a Bluepoint Toasted Lager for $20.10 all day. At THE BAR at Great Northern Food Hall, all 12 oz cans will be $5, and all pints will be $7. For more informations on participating vendors and special offerings click here.

Grand Central Terminal
89 E. 42nd St.



Kinky Boots is the winner of every major Best Musical award, including the Tony, the Grammy and London’s Olivier Award. This huge-hearted hit tells the story of a factory owner struggling to save his family business and a fabulous entertainer with a wild idea. Together, these unexpected friends create a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen!

Al Hirschfeld Theatre
302 W 45th St.


IfOnly Launches Mother's Day Experiences Shop

Thousands of neat experiences to gift mom, or enjoy with mom while traveling. IfOnly has experiences across NY, SF, LA, Chicago, Boston, Miami and Vegas. From a walking tour to a walk on role, IfOnly has a unique experience for the mom in your life.




A Piece of Ireland In the Heart of Times Square

A small piece of Ireland in Manhattan with one location in Times Square and another at Penn Station. Both Tir Na Nog's provide the Irish hospitality found in the pubs and welcoming homes of Ireland. The best pint of Guinness in NYC and great meals no matter which location you choose.

254 W. 31st St.; 315 W. 39th St.
212.630.0249; 212.760.0072


Head to The Seaport District for Some Mind-Bending Entertainment

“Truth Be Told” is a 90-minute, interactive evening of mentalism and mind reading unlike anything you have ever experienced. Feb. 2nd, 9th, 16th and 22nd at 7:30 pm watch in wonder as world-renowned entertainer Oz Pearlman (as seen on America's Got Talent, The Today Show, ESPN, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) performs mind-bending, impossible feats right before your eyes. And you can also select The VIP Experience Pre-Show Cocktail Party, which allows you to meet and engage one-on-one with Oz before the show.

11 Fulton St.



The Phantom of The Opera Celebrates 30 years on Broadway

The longest-running musical in Broadway history reaches a new milestone when Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” celebrates its 30th year at the Majestic Theatre. It’s an unfathomable record likely never to be broken, an unprecedented run built on an unforgettable score, a timeless story and awe-inspiring theatrical craftsmanship.

247 W. 44th St.


Experience the Broadway Hit CATS Before It’s Gone

This is your last chance to experience “Andrew Lloyd Webber’s megahit " (The New York Times). CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular, will play its final Broadway performance on Dec. 30th. This wonderfully imaginative show features breathtaking music, including one of musical theater’s most treasured songs—“Memory.” With a cast of beautiful dancers and singers and the original Tony®-winning sets and costumes, CATS is still Broadway’s most unforgettable event. See it for the first time, or let it thrill you once again!

250 W. 52nd St.


Broadway & Off-Broadway

Tony and Emmy Award Winner John Lithgow is Captivating in One-Man Show

Virtuosity and imagination combine in one utterly unique event, as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening. With equal measures of humor and heart, he evokes memories of family and masterfully conjures a cast of indelible characters from classic short stories by Ring Lardner and P. G. Wodehouse. Lithgow elevates the magic of storytelling to masterful new heights, with a performance The New York Times calls “a tour de force.”

227 W. 42nd St.


Galleries and Museums

Explore Over 100 Years of Louis Vuitton Fashion History

Visit Louis Vuitton’s new exhibit “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton” now through January 7th. Curated by Olivier Saillard, the exhibition retraces Louis Vuitton’s great journey from 1854 until now, through archives of the House’s founding family members, to those who create the Louis Vuitton of today. Since the end of the 19th century, Louis Vuitton has always maintained strong ties with the United States of America. The exhibition features objects and documents from the Louis Vuitton heritage archives, select articles on loan from the Palais Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris as well as Hillwood and Lyndhurst estates. The exhibition ends with a section dedicated to the savoir-faire of the artisans who work daily in the Louis Vuitton workshops. Free admission.

86 Trinity Pl.


Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World Now Through Jan. 7

Last chance to book a group visit to “Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World” at the Guggenheim Museum. See works from 71 artists and collectives including film and video, ink, installation and performance, as well as painting and photography through an educator-led tour tailored to your group’s interests and language preferences.

1071 Fifth Ave. (at 89th St.)



Now extended thru Dec. 31st, experience the hilarious new musical loosely based on Shakespeare's “Measure for Measure,” that's been called "a hoot" and "wonderful!" by The NY Times. The musical set in 1890, follows Johnny Blood, a hot-tempered young cowboy, who finds himself sentenced to hang for killing a man in a bar fight. His sister, a novice nun in a nearby mission, is persuaded to plead with a corrupt governor to spare her brother's life. The governor promises to pardon Johnny if his sister, the Sister, will 'do his bidding' for the night. Adding to the hilarious complications are a hard-bitten sheriff, a voluptuous saloon girl and a priest who reads Nietzsche. "SUPERCHARGED WITH HILARITY!" -Talkin’ Broadway.

The York Theatre Company at St. Peter's
619 Lexington Ave.


The Nutcracker is Back For Another Magical Season

Last chance to book a group visit to “Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World” at the Guggenheim Museum. See works from 71 artists and collectives including film and video, ink, installation and performance, as well as painting and photography through an educator-led tour tailored to your group’s interests and language preferences.

1071 Fifth Ave. (at 89th St.)


Don’t Miss The Met’s Star-Studded Holiday Season

Experience the greatest singers on the greatest stage at the Metropolitan Opera. Highlights of the holiday season include the beloved production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” directed by “The Lion King’s” Julie Taymor, Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera “Hansel and Gretel” and Lehár’s delightful “The Merry Widow” starring opera favorite Susan Graham in the title role. Tickets from $25.

30 Lincoln Center Plaza

Witness New Works From Ailey Company This Holiday Season

Visit the New York City Center now through December 31st for Alvin Ailey’s annual holiday season. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey’s dancers will move audiences with the world premieres of Ailey dancer Jamar Roberts’ “Members Don’t Get Weary” and Gustavo Ramírez Sansano’s “Victoria,” in addition to new productions, returning favorites, and Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece, “Revelations.” Photo Credit: Jacqueline Green and Michael Jackson Jr. Photo by Andrew Eccles.

131 W. 55th St.


Taste Brooklyn’s Finest Ales at Coney Island Brewery

Visit the Coney Island Brewery, located on Surf Avenue in the heart of Coney Island. Stop by for a pint, flight, merchandise or growlers to-go, and be sure to catch one of our free tours. With eight house-brewed beers on tap that rotate regularly, come in and discover limited-release beer offerings including Super Freak and 90 Years Young.

1904 Surf Ave., Brooklyn



The Nation’s Largest Antique Center Presents its Winter Auction Sale

On Jan. 16th Manhattan Art and Antiques Center, the nation’s largest antiquities store with 100 galleries representing America’s top dealers in every category of arts and antiques, will hold its Winter auction of fine art, antiques and jewelry at 1 pm. Come and shop luxury brands and collectibles including Galle, Tiffany, Bvlgari, Cartier and KPM, along with Chinese and Japanese works of art.

1050 2nd Ave.


Explore Stylistic Hygge at SoHo’s Newest Boutique

The newly-launched fashion brand offers ergonomic styles that inspire and create a feast for the senses with luxurious materials, innovative details and a flattering fit. Functionality and simplicity are at the heart of the collection at the modern SoHo flagship store, and is a must for the fashion-forward woman who appreciates fine quality and personal service. Personal styling sessions are also available by appointment.

414 West Broadway