NYC’s City Winery Announces The Opening Of The Loft

first_imgManhattan’s City Winery, a proper NYC winery that also operates as a private event space, restaurant, and music venue, is expanding with the opening of The Loft at City Winery. Located one flight up from the main 300-seat venue, The Loft accommodates 150 people seated, or 250 standing, and has an all-ages policy.According to a press release, The Loft “promises an even more intimate setting to host showcases, record release parties, underplays, and developing acts in all genres, from rock to indie, blues to comedy, Americana and more.” They also suggest plans to expand into new markets in 2019.In addition to the music, The Loft will offer a new dining menu with concert-friendly plates and a full drink menu with plenty of wine made in-house. Len Chenfeld has come on board as the talent buyer for The Loft, in addition to newly-added John O’Neill in D.C and Michael Bishop in Boston City Winery.“On the programming front, we now have a lot more flexibility when it comes to continuing to diversify our booking, whether its booking younger, developing acts and other shows that might be outside our perceived wheelhouse,” says Shlomo Lipetz, VP of Programming. “Having the additional rooms also opens up more intriguing opportunities for multi-city tours and residencies across all City Winery locations.”So far, The Loft At City Winery has events scheduled from June 3 through July 25, including a Q&A with Dave Lory about Jeff Buckley, “From Hallelujah To The Last Goodbye”, a tribute to Frank Sinatra starring Michael Dutra, young bluegrass guitarist Billy Strings, and more.For the full lineup, menu, and drinks list, head here.last_img read more

North Lakes home perfect for all the family

first_imgInside 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.The dining room opens to the outdoor entertaining area. There is also a guest room with walk-in wardrobe and ensuite. Upstairs, the master bedroom includes a walk-in robe and an impressive ensuite with dual basins, bathtub and separate toilet. The remaining bedrooms have built-in robes and there is a family bathroom, walk-in linen closet and family room. the home at 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.THIS two-storey family home with a pool, spa, triple garage and snooker room is on the market in North Lakes. The 550sq m home has six bedrooms, two ensuites and multiple living spaces, all on a 943 sqm block. Sandra and Robert Gregory bought 105 Possum Pde five years ago. “We liked the location, the size, the number of bedrooms and the openness of the layout,” Mr Gregory said. “There’s plenty of room to come together and room for everyone to have space for themselves. The in-ground swimming pool at 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.“With the guest room downstairs, it would suit anyone looking to have borders or anyone with elderly family at home.” The property is being marketed by Adam Ingram of Raine & Horne North Lakes for offers over $889,000. The master ensuite at 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.Outside, there is an in-ground swimming pool and low maintenance lawns and gardens. Mr Gregory said the property was in a friendly neighbourhood with lovely people. “The home would suit a large family or anyone looking for a big home,” he said. Inside 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.“My favourite part of the home is a toss-up between the master bedroom and bathroom combination — that’s a great feature — and the games room. “For my wife, it would be a toss-up between the (open-plan) kitchen and dining room, and the second lounge room.”On the ground floor there is a triple-car garage, open-plan kitchen and dining room, rumpus room with full-size snooker table, media room and powder room. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019last_img read more

ExxonMobil, NBA, Africare Reinstate Commitment to Power Forward

first_imgExxonMobil, NBA, Africare have reinstated their commitment to youth and sports development as they sponsor the third season of the Power Forward programme at the National Stadium in Kukwaba, Abuja.Power Forward, a partnership between ExxonMobil, the NBA and Africare, uses the game of basketball to teach and mentor students from secondary schools in Abuja about health literacy and life skills such as leadership, respect and personal responsibility.    The event which had in attended former NBA player, Kelenna Azubuike, featured boys and girls championship games, performances from the Philadelphia 76ers Flight Squad and other youth competitions.According to Dr. Paul Arinze of ExxonMobil, “Power Forward, through its focus on health, builds on efforts by the ExxonMobil Malaria Initiative to combat malaria in Nigeria.  The successful initiative works with a range of partners to prevent, treat and, ultimately, eliminate malaria especially in pregnant women and children under 5 who constitute the most vulnerable.”He added that, “Our appreciation to the National Basketball Association, Africare, the NBA Talents, National Malaria Elimination Program of the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, the Power Forward Schools and everyone for their support for this initiative. The Power Forward project was initiated 2013 in partnership with ExxonMobil, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Africare to implement a youth development program that incorporates both life-skills training and public health education, using the convening power of basketball. Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more