Calendar: New York African Restaurant Week + Museum Mile Festival + More

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Check out these events going on this week:

What: New York African Restaurant Week

When: May 31, 2015 – June 14, 2015

Where:  Restaurants include; The Cecil, Farafina, Ponty Bistro, Madiba, Le Souk, Bati, La Caye, Les Ambassades, Lenox Saphire and many more. Many of the restaurants will be offering a pre-fix 3 course dinner around $28.95.

Why:  The THIRD ANNUAL AFRICAN RESTAURANT WEEK includes 30+ of the best restaurants/chefs that offer African Cuisine. Events are scheduled for the festival across the city including:

June 9, 2015 – “Edible Bazaar” at Taj Lounge on 48 West 21st St, and features several restaurants offering signature dishes, artisans, music and African Culture to enjoy from 6:30 – 10:30 pm

June 13, 2015- a fashion and food show to be held at THE DL, 95 Delancey St, where local designers will be showing African inspired clothing and home designs.  Artisans will also be showcasing their creations in Jewelry, art, sculpture, fabrics, home goods and so much more.

What: Museum Mile Festival

When: From 6-9 pm on June 9, 2015

Why:  Go check out some of New York’s best museums for free! Museum Mile began as an initiative to spur the development of new museum audiences and to increase support for the arts during the fiscal crisis of the 1970s, Museum Mile was formed as a consortium by the museums that share the Fifth Avenue address. The first festival, held in June of 1978, was an instant success. Not only did it expose New Yorkers and NYC visitors to an incredible collection of New York’s artistic riches, it also brought together disparate New Yorkers.

 

Ash Renee

Ash Renee, is an NYC Real Estate/Business Lawyer, Consultant, and Blogger. A New York transplant for the last 10 years, Ash loves exploring the NYC restaurants, fashion, and the black professional social scene. Ash was born and raised in Chicago.

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