Those travelling to New York this September can enjoy SG50 celebrations from across the globe, as a series of culinary and cultural tributes to Singapore will take place throughout New York city – and guests of Manhattan’s iconic The Mark Hotel can be sure to celebrate in style.
Amongst the festivities, New York’s legendary department store and official partner of The Mark Hotel, Bergdorf Goodman, will be holding a ‘Singapore Art & Feast’ celebration from September 20-27; a special window display featuring famed Singaporean photographer, John Clang, a 16-page Singaporean inspired fashion spread in the September issue of Bergdorf Goodman magazine, and a Singaporean fare at the BG Restaurant.
Those staying at The Mark can enjoy its exclusive partnership with the prestigious store – ‘The Bergdorf Goodman Express’ is a private and complimentary pedicab service-chauffeuring guests direct to and from The Mark and Bergdorf Goodman. Furthermore, The Mark guests will be given exclusive store access before and after hours with Bergdorf’s director of shopping, a full chauffeur waiting service outside the store, and door-to-door delivery of shopping bags.
And to help contribute to the shopping spree, The Mark will give those checking into a suite a $500USD gift card towards a $2000USD minimum spend at Bergdorf Goodman, a complimentary facial at the Bergdorf Goodman spa and a complimentary personal styling appointment.
Other SG50 celebrations to look out for in NYC this September:
· “Something to Write Home About” (Sept 12-22) – a 10-day art event in New York City led by US-based Singaporeans showcasing short films, visual arts and theatre.
· Singapore Restaurant Week (Sept 18 – 27) will see 20 of New York’s top restaurants create Singaporean inspired dishes and cocktails, as well as legendary hawker pop ups serving street style food.
· Shake Shack Hearts Singapore (Sept. 24- 27) – VIP private reception for the finale SG50 event in NYC will feature the first-ever Singaporean-inspired burger at Shake Shack. Special Singaporean custard to be available for all New Yorkers starting Sept 24th.
· Zouk Singapore presents Lincey at LAVO (Sept 26) – Guest DJ Lincey from one of Singapore’s most iconic nightclubs Zouk to host a night at LAVO Italian Restaurant & Nightclub New York. Located at 39 East 58th Street at 11PM.
To culminate the celebrations, Madison Square Park will be holding the finale SG50 event from September 23-27th with an international traveling creative showcase featuring a collection of multi-sensorial experiences designed by Singapore’s contemporary creative talents. New Yorkers will experience a glimpse of Singapore’s vision for the next 50 years as the creative industries take a stronger hold.
The Mark Hotel offers luxury and style at the epicenter of New York City’s social and cultural riches. The Bergdorf Goodman Express runs until September 30th 2015. For more information, visit www.themarkhotel.com.