Last week, masquerades were the popular party theme to start off the Halloween weekend. The official definition of a masquerade is a party, dance or celebratory gathering with guests wearing masks and other disguises, and often stylish, historical, or extraordinary costumes. On Thursday, October 28, there was plenty of masquerading going on around Manhattan.
- NAME Zarah Burstein
- BIO Zarah Burstein has traveled all over the world discovering unique food, fashion, and events in many different countries. Born in Manila, Philippines, Zarah’s family now resides in Virginia. She attended the College of William & Mary where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in American Studies, Art & Art History. She also studied Fashion Marketing & Trend forecasting in Paris, as well as Media at New York University. Zarah has an eclectic background and has experience in different industries including fashion at Nordstroms, entertainment at MTV Networks, publishing at Marie Claire Magazine and PR at Harrison & Shriftman. Zarah also wrote for Guest of a Guest in the Hamptons during the summer of 2010. When not writing for Haute Living, Zarah can be found on her blackberry doused in some form of social media, planning her next dinner party, at an art museum, or out and about exploring the newest restaurants, vast array of designers and hot spots in New York City. Connect with Zarah by e-mail or follow her on twitter @zarahmargarita.
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Imagine walking through the dark of Central Park and into a spooky and magical environment inundated with acid green light. Under a tent at Rumsey Playfield on Mid-central Park at 72nd street, over 500 ingeniously dressed New Yorkers were celebrating the spirit of Halloween just a tad bit early.
On Monday, October 25, 2010, God’s Love We Deliver held its Fourth Annual Golden Heart Awards. God’s Love We Deliver revealed that noble endeavors certainly don’t go unnoticed as the night celebrated significant contributions of three long-time supporters.
MPD no longer just stands for the Meatpacking District. To Daniel and Derek Koch it more importantly has a double meaning, one as the name for their new restaurant Mon Petit Dejeuner and the location of their new establishment.
Attendees from across the world gathered in New York City for the first Vimeo Festival & Awards. The two-day festival from Oct. 8-9 was held in IAC’s white Frank Gehry-designed building, while the Saturday night awards show was held at the Chelsea Theater. The Vimeo Festival and Awards are held because of the video work being shared by independent creators choosing the internet to premiere and share their work.