The documentary on shuttered Meatpacking restaurant and legend Florent, is now playing at Cinema Village on 12th Street. The movie features interviews with celebrities and regulars of the restaurant, which was open on Gansevoort Street for over 20 years. Check out NY Magazine's review here, and the film's website here for more info.
In celebration of the groundbreaking for the Whitney's new Meatpacking District location, the Museum will host a Community Day featuring artist-led programs, workshops, and performances for all ages. Programs will be taking place at various venues throughout the neighborhood, are free, and open to the public.
Check out the future site of the Whitney's new building downtown and get information on Community Day activities. Meet the team behind the new building, see renderings of the Renzo Piano-designed building, enjoy free giveaways, snacks, activities for kids, and more. Families, be sure to pick up a free limited-edition guide to explore the Whitney's new neighborhood through the eyes of artist Lize Mogel. Recommended for kids ages 6 to 12, while supplies last. Open to all; no RSVP required.
More info here.
Saturday, 21 May 2011 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Whitney New Building Site | Washington and Gansevoort Streets
In anticipation of the High Line's Section 2 opening in June and the Step to the High Line Festival, which is a week long of NY's best Step teams performing on the High Line, the park has released a video. The performers in the video are called Organized C.H.A.O.S., from the Brooklyn Technical High School, and will perform as part of the festival.
Beginning today, Thursday May 12th, the Meatpacking District hosts its sixth annual series of furniture/design exhibits and installations in conjunction with the ICFF. From pop-up exhibits to installations and events in home-design staples like Design Within Reach, Arhaus and Vitra, the Meatpacking District continues to be a home of unique off-site activities during ICFF. The events culminate in a Sunday evening open house, where each installation in the neighborhood opens its doors tot he public to celebrate contemporary furniture and design. Click here for more info.
As the Tommy Hilfiger Prep World Pop-Up House moves on to other cities and leave Gansevoort Plaza, we would love to share this great video of how it was built. Esquire's Style Blog get first look at the 2 minute video of the 2 day installation. Check it out here!