Friday October 15, 2010
Eat the East Village for only $35…and save the Arts!
Taste 15 of the most loved restaurants in the East Village to benefit the Fourth Arts Block
Saturday, October 23rd, 11:00am to 4:00pm
Fourth Arts Block, a nonprofit organization that works to support 20 arts groups, 12 theaters, and 8 dance groups within the East 4th Street Cultural District (just one of two official cultural districts in the city), is hosting East Village Eats, a tasting tour of 15 of the most loved restaurants in the East Village. The event will be on Saturday, October 23rd from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Come enjoy tastes from 15 participating restaurants in the East Village, who have joined together to support Fourth Arts Block, including (more to be added): Cucina di Pesce, Faustina, Luke’s Lobster, MUD Coffee, Nomad, S’Mac, Supper, This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef, Tuck Shop, Tu-Lu’s Gluten Free Bakery.
Tickets to the event include tastes at the participating restaurants, along with discounted beverages from Jimmy's No. 43, DOB, Xoom Juice, discount passes to local theaters, a neighborhood map with participating restaurants and tastes, and a raffle ticket for theater & dining packages. Participants can submit their votes for best taste, best presentation, best new discovery, and other awards, to be tabulated and announced at the end of the day.
Tickets are just $35 until October 20th, $45 from October 20th to 23rd, and are available
from the Fourth Arts Block’s site: www.fabnyc.org. Ticket holders will start the tour at the
East Village Visitors Center at 61 East 4th Street (between 2nd Avenue and Bowery).
WHAT: East Village Eats
A tasting tour of 15 restaurants in the East Village, including Faustina, Luke’s Lobster, and Supper, along with discounted drinks from Jimmy’s No. 43, D.O.B., and Xoom Juice.
Tickets are $35 until October 20th, and $45 from October 20th to 23rd. All proceeds go to support Fourth Arts Block.
WHEN: Saturday, October 23 from 11:00am to 4:00pm
WHERE: Ticket holders will start the tour at the East Village Visitors Center at 61 East 4th Street (between 2nd Avenue and Bowery), where they will receive a wrist band, map of participating restaurants and raffle ticket.
For more information, visit http://www.fabnyc.org
About Fourth Arts Block (FAB)
FAB provides services to its member theaters and arts organizations, including leading the development and conversion of 100,000 square feet of arts space, marketing the district as a cultural destination, and offering discount ticketing and other community events and programs. Home to more than 20 arts groups, 12 theaters, and 8 dance and rehearsal studios, the East 4th Street Cultural District serves more than 1,200 artists and 200,000 audience members each year. For more information, visit www.fabnyc.org.
Contact: Evyn Block Communications – Chao Wang / 212-542-5062