R. Donahue Peebles Jr., Katrina Peebles and R. Donahue Peebles III hosted a spectacular Kick Off party with The New York Real Estate Chamber at their private residence in New York City. The New York Real Estate Chamber (NYREC) is a chamber of commerce comprising well-established residential and commercial developers, community development corporations, general contractors and property managers that share a common goal—the expansion of minority business participation and community development.
The legendary Russian Samovar Restaurant and Piano Bar continues to receive rave reviews for its one and only “Gypsy’s Dream.” The one-hour hit show is performed every Friday night at 9:00pm, and now on Saturday night as well. “Gypsy’s Dream” includes classic Gypsy ballads and dancers. The Gypsy Fun Trio consists of renowned musicians Valery Zhmud, Andrey Solodenko and Sergey Pobedinsky (Sergey is also the show’s musical director). Russian Samovar manager Vlada Von Shats says of the show, “The incredible sound of the gypsies will touch your soul.”
This year, put the flowers aside and give your sweetheart a romantic holiday to remember with these unique Valentine’s Day gifts. Thinking of Valentine’s Day gift ideas that are both unique and romantic can even put a strain on your relationship. A lot of that pressure is getting the right gift, finding something that will get noticed and show you pay attention, and giving your loved ones a gift that shows you care.
Whether you have been together 10 years or 10 months, these exclusive finds are everything your Valentine’s will adore.
Finding the right locale for the perfect Valentine’s Day date can be daunting, however New York City and the East End offer a vast range of delicious options to choose from. Here are some of the best gourmet Valentine’s Day restaurants to impress that special someone with a romantic dinner, and treat your sweetie to a night of delectable Valentine’s Day Dining.
The Peebles Corporation’s (“TPC”) announced that Donahue Peebles, III has been appointed Chief of Staff. After serving as a member of the company’s Development Team for seven years – starting as an Assistant Project Coordinator and later promoted to the Development Executive role – Donahue will now work alongside his father, Don Peebles, Jr., advising on high-level initiatives and leading company-wide initiatives.
Arrive at your destination in style this Winter with T. Anthony’s unique and elegant luggage. Launched in 1946, Theodore Anthony’s stylish and durable luxury luggage quickly became the travel companion of choice for British and Hollywood royalty, not to mention American Presidents. A must-have for elite globetrotters today, T. Anthony continues to craft its suitcases with hardwood frames and solid brass hardware, as well as soft-shelled canvas and leather options.
Jean Shafiroff, prominent philanthropist and author of Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give, hosted her sixth annual holiday luncheon, this time at Omar at Vaucluse. The luncheon was held in honor of the New York Women’s Foundation, and in true holiday spirit, Shafiroff made a generous donation in honor of the guests who attended. The always fashionable Shafiroff wore a black and white zebra patterned Oscar de la Renta dress with a Red Courreges vinyl jacket and Red Christian Louboutin suede boots.
The Alan B. Slifka Foundation (ABSF), the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), and the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) have partnered to establish an innovative cancer research program that will pair scientists in North America with scientists in Israel.
The partnership will harness the resources of three New York-based nonprofit institutions and leading North American and Israeli scientists to advance research of rare pediatric cancers and the metastatic process.
The American Foundation of Savoy Orders Youth Program Chairman Joseph B. Giminaro, and the Young Friends Steering Committee of Save Venice led by philanthropist and activist Lizzie Asher, hosted a joint cocktail reception in honor of H.R.H. Prince Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, Prince of Venice. The cocktail reception was held to raise awareness of conservation efforts in Venice following the extreme floods (acque alte) that devastated Venice in November. The invitation-only event took place at 10 Corso Como, 200 Front Street, South Street Seaport, New York City. Prince Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia is head of the Council of the Savoy Dynastic Orders.
New York City’s resident foodies are dashing all the way to these fine dining destinations to enjoy the very best in holiday treats and feasts. These New York restaurants are dishing up the holiday spirit from Manhattan to New York’s East End. So why not embark on a journey of festive fun and holiday celebrations happening throughout December and into the 2020 New Year.
Here are the gourmet dining establishments that have set their tables to welcome your family and friends for this Holiday Season!