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New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd Bronx, NY 10458
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65 reviews
10 stars
The weather was clear with a full moon.. I wore casual clothes, but some couples were more dressed up. It was an elegant event..
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Arthur Avenue is two minutes away.
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3 stars
attended Jul 18 2013

A fabulous group! I highly recommend an evening listening to their incredible sound.

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Jean Cain
24 events
13 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 15 2013

I had a f"FANTABULOUS" time! I love the Botanical Garden so I was happy to attend this event! The cocktail "Strawberry Fields" was absolutely delicious, courtesy of Creme Yvette! I would enjoy this cocktail at home and serving it to friends! All...continued

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11 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 15 2013

Absolutely wonderful. Love the garden was stunning would recommend to any one. Will go back for sure

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Picnicking on the Conservatory Lawn before the concert is available, but only on a limited grass area. Picnic dinners, beer, wine and other refreshments are available for purchase.

Your ticket includes one complimentary specialty cocktail or non-alcoholic beverage and special dinner offers at restaurants on Little Italy’s Arthur Avenue and beyond.

*July 18, 2013:

*_Desert Flower_

Experience the rich berry fruit taste of Crème Yvette and tart lime juice paired with the smoky character of tequila or mezcal for a smooth, refreshing treat. 

-Did you know? Black currant is an antioxidant powerhouse that combats sore throats, bacterial infections, and wards off the common cold.

_Marco Pignataro Quartet presents “Italia in Jazz” 

_"Italia in Jazz" is a tribute to timeless Italian standards and original music, directed by saxophonist and composer Marco Pignataro. He brings together some of the most influential jazz musicians from the New York scene: Sicilian pianist/singer Daniela Shächter, Rogério Boccato on drums/percussion, and Jay Henderson on acoustic bass. “Italia in Jazz” includes creative arrangements of old Neapolitan songs, famous arias, and more contemporary compositions in a soulful and engaging modern jazz style. The group also features beautiful, original compositions from Pignataro’s critically acclaimed CD “Sofia’s Heart;” inspired by Italy and his hometown, he wrote the popular songs “Homesick” and “Bologna d’Inverno” (Bologna in Winter). 

*August 15, 2013:

*_Strawberry Fields

_ A surprising pairing of bourbon, Crème Yvette and a touch of bubbly ginger ale and lime resulting in a light, yet bold taste. 

-Did you know? Ginger aids digestion, soothes the stomach, relaxes muscles, and can even alleviate arthritic aches and pains.

_Michéal Castaldo, Italian Tenor, Songwriter, and Producer 

_Michéal Castaldo performs selected songs from his various classic Italian recordings live with a string quartet. A spectacular performer, he takes music to the highest of heights. His stage presence is enormous and he performs with majesty and grace. Listening to Castaldo, one feels transported, as if on an exotic journey to his beloved homeland — Italy. As a bonus, he is an olive oil connoisseur and will host an olive oil tasting. 

The exhibition is open from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, with the live concert from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.