Photo by PhillipC
Photo: Columbus’ ships in the Reales Alcazares, Sevilla, Spain.
Happy Columbus Day!!
Our offices will be closed Monday, October 12, 2009 in observance of the Federal Holiday of Columbus Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, October 13.
If you are in town for the weekend, NYC has a plethora of events to celebrate the Holiday weekend. Here are a few favorites:
NYC’s Columbus Day Parade:
NYC’s Columbus Day parade will take place on Monday, October 12th from 11:30 till 3 pm starting on Fifth Avenue at 44th Street, and continues north along Fifth Avenue to 79th Street. Come join over 35,000 marchers, over 100 bands, floats and contingents and nearly one million spectators enjoying the festivities! Visit the The Columbus Citizens Foundation for more information.
Metropolitan Museum of Art:
The Met will be open as part of the special Met Holiday Mondays! The Main Building of the Metropolitan Museum—select galleries, public restaurants, and shops—will be open from 9:30am to 5:30pm in honor of Columbus Day. The cafeteria, Petrie Court Café and Wine Bar, The American Wing Café and The Roof Garden Café will be open until 4:30pm. The Cloisters Museum and Gardens—the Museum’s branch in Northern Manhattan—is not open on Met Holiday Mondays.
New York City Wine and Food Festival:
The New York City Food and Wine Festival takes place from October 8, 2009 through October 11, 2009 at various venues throughout the city, is hosted by the Food Network and Travel and Leisure magazine and proceeds help benefit the Food Bank for New York City and Share Our Strength. It’s the only festival in New York to bring together both legendary culinary icons from around the globe and America’s most beloved television chefs. There are still some events available – but most have sold out.
Yes! Already! The Rockefeller Ice Rink Opens October 10, 2009 with sessions at 8:30am-11:30, 12-2, 2:30-4, 4:30-6, 6:30-8, 8:30-10, 10:30-Midnight. Pricing for adults $14, children under eleven $8.50, skate rental is $8 per session.
Madison Square Mark’t:
And last – but not least – right here in the neighborhood the market at Madison Square Park. Eat and shop the Mark’t 11am – 8pm daily at the intersection of Broadway and Fifth Avenue at 25th Street! Over 60 merchants selling local, hand-made and unique items (clothing, pottery, jewelry, kid-friendly products, home and gift accessories, etc.), as well as local chefs at “Food Square” at Worth Square featuring a variety of multi-ethnic foods (lobster rolls, dumplings, barbecue and Swedish pastries, etc.) and New York State farmers selling pumpkins, apple cider and harvest vegetables. At Food Square, Mad. Sq. Mark’t visitors can purchase cider donuts, farm-fresh apples, pumpkins and other seasonal produce from Breezy Hill Orchard, take-away meals from area favorites Cabrito, Fatty Crab, Hill Country Barbecue Market, Suzette, Viking Danish Cuisine and Wafels & Dinges. While at Food Square visitors can also ward off the chill of Fall with hot cocoa from Ben & Jerry’s.
Make sure to check out our specials page for October’s promotion: Virtual Office Business Address with 212 phone and 212 fax only $25 per month.
The Team at VH International Business Solutions, Inc.
Please contact us with any questions:
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