9th Annual StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress

StarChefs.com invites you to the 9th Annual StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress, October 26– 28, 2014 in New York City. Experience this one of a kind culinary symposium that gathers more than 100 of the world’s most innovative chefs, pastry chefs, mixologists, and sommeliers to present the latest techniques and culinary concepts to their peers—all under the umbrella of this year’s theme, Cooking Honest: The Power of Authenticity in the Kitchen. For three days, you’ll have the opportunity to attend Main Stage Demonstrations, Hands-on Savory, Pastry, and Mixology workshops, Wine Tasting Seminars, and Business Panels.

PLEASE NOTE: Online ticket sales have ended, but you may purchase passes on-site at the Brooklyn Expo Center.

Brooklyn BabyFest & Family Jam

Brooklyn BabyFEST & Family is the premiere expectant and new parent’s experience. This 1-day expo on November 1st at the Brooklyn Expo Center (79 Franklin Street, Greenpoint Brooklyn) offers parents an opportunity to create their registry, test drive the best baby products on the market, win amazing raffle prizes and get pampered. Put your feet up in the lounge, nibble on delicious goodies, and sip a mocktail while you check off the items on your registry or attend one of our expert seminars. Brooklyn BabyFEST & Family Jam offers professional car installations on site, baby gear demos and experts as well as a relaxing place to play and shop. Get more details >>

WFMU Record Fair


The Coffee & Tea Festival NYC


As featured on Food Network’s hit show Unwrapped The Coffee & Tea Festival NYC is back and full of flavor for its 10th year and will be held at the Brooklyn EXPO Center!

60+ Exhibitors, 100+ Tastings to try!

“A delicious and fun festival – it is a coffee and tea lovers heaven”www.NYCTourist.com, leaders in New York tourism and travel

Join more than 60 exhibitors from around the globe as they pour tastings of their finest coffees and teas and introduce you to new and award-winning products – the 2015 lineup will surpass all years past and include more coffee, as requested! This international extravaganza celebrating all things coffee and tea will offer two days of programs from well-known industry pros and pioneers, pairings, tastings, and more! The 28,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall will also feature some of the most delectable sweet and savory foods to compliment the spectacular collection of coffees and teas. Bring your family, bring your friends – make it an inexpensive and delicious day out!

Selected as one of the “10 Best New York Events,” come join us for a cup! 8,000 people can’t be wrong… get your ticket today to saunter the festival tasting all the coffee and tea to your heart’s delight! Come for an hour or stay the whole day – drink, eat, learn.

Last year’s event completely sold out, so don’t wait to get your ticket. Everyone who purchases a ticket has guaranteed entry into the event. Discounted tickets through “deal” sites will be limited. Tickets will not be sold at the door once the event sells out. “Like us” on Facebook to find discounted promo codes for tickets.

What about those gift bags? This year, gift bags will be available to VIP ticketholders only. Get a VIP ticket to secure your guaranteed bag.

– See more at: http://www.coffeeandteafestival.com/nyc/

Bust Holiday Craftacular

It’s that time again–time for NYC’s longest-running indie craft fair to set up shop! This, our ninth year in action, we’ll be hosting a mega-craft fair in a new location: The brand-spanking-new, light-filled, glass-lined Brooklyn Expo Center, located in the thriving heart of Greenpoint and close to all forms of transportation. There’s even parking! For more info, check out our FAQ, then join us in Brooklyn!

Best Friends Pet Super Adoption

Mark your calendar for the holiday season’s most festive lifesaving event! The Holiday Pet Super Adoption will feature more than 800 loving dogs, cats, puppies and kittens from shelters and rescue groups in New York City and the surrounding tri-state area. So if you’re looking to get warm and fuzzy for the holidays, or are thinking of adding to the family, join us for a weekend of fun!

Please note that each participating group has its own application form, interview process and adoption fees. So if you are planning to adopt, we recommend you bring a valid form of identification, cash or credit card and (if you rent your home) a letter of permission/reference from your landlord. Many groups offer same-day adoptions, but some do require home checks as part of their process.