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Guastavino's has had the privilege of kicking off 2016 with some truly memorable events. From extravagant charity galas to elegant wedding ceremonies, Guastavino's has started off the New Year with a bang. Below is a list of select highlights covering the first few months of 2016: Continue reading Guastavino's has had the privilege of kicking off 2016 with some truly memorable events. From extravagant charity galas to elegant wedding ceremonies, Guastavino's has started off the New Year with a bang. Below is a list of select highlights covering the first few months of 2016: Continue reading
Guastavino’s has had the privilege of working with the finest organizations to host some of New York City’s most sought after events. We’ve had the recent pleasure of working with groundbreaking social organizations and inspiring philanthropic charities. Below is a list of select highlights from the 2015 holiday season. Continue reading Guastavino’s has had the privilege of working with the finest organizations to host some of New York City’s most sought after events. We’ve had the recent pleasure of working with groundbreaking social organizations and inspiring philanthropic charities. Below is a list of select highlights from the 2015 holiday season. Continue reading
When searching for an event venue, many do not include air temperature and HVAC details as part of their considerations. The problem is if you do not pay attention to these details they may have a profound impact on the success of your event. We’ve all been to an event that was too hot, leaving guests sweating on the dance floor. Or worse, you're positioned right under the air conditioning, left to freeze the whole night. Both situations highlight the importance that temperature and airflow play in determining the way we perceive an environment. Simply put, bad temperature regulation or poor airflow makes for uncomfortable guests. Continue reading When searching for an event venue, many do not include air temperature and HVAC details as part of their considerations. The problem is if you do not pay attention to these details they may have a profound impact on the success of your event. We’ve all been to an event that was too hot, leaving guests sweating on the dance floor. Or worse, you're positioned right under the air conditioning, left to freeze the whole night. Both situations highlight the importance that temperature and airflow play in determining the way we perceive an environment. Simply put, bad temperature regulation or poor airflow makes for uncomfortable guests. Continue reading
  Networking is a big reason for people to attend conferences and events. Exposure lends the opportunity to meet industry experts and forge new relationships with potential business partners. Which mobile applications best enhance networking? The nine apps below elevate the real-world conference experience helping you become a master networker. Continue reading   Networking is a big reason for people to attend conferences and events. Exposure lends the opportunity to meet industry experts and forge new relationships with potential business partners. Which mobile applications best enhance networking? The nine apps below elevate the real-world conference experience helping you become a master networker. Continue reading
Brides Magazine recently featured Jessie and Scott's wedding at Guastavino's on their blog. When the couple decided on a classic New York City wedding, they found the perfect venue to set the scene for the black-tie affair. In the Bride's own words:
"We immediately fell in love with Guastavino's. The architecture is beautiful, especially with its tall ceilings built into the Queensboro Bridge."
Continue reading Brides Magazine recently featured Jessie and Scott's wedding at Guastavino's on their blog. When the couple decided on a classic New York City wedding, they found the perfect venue to set the scene for the black-tie affair. In the Bride's own words:
"We immediately fell in love with Guastavino's. The architecture is beautiful, especially with its tall ceilings built into the Queensboro Bridge."
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Guastavino’s has played host to many of New York’s most spectacular weddings, social events, corporate events, and charity fundraisers. The event space is a designated New York City landmark but, to many New Yorkers, the history and character of the venue remains a mystery.

Guastavino’s is a Historic New York Landmark

The Queensboro Bridge opened to the public on March 30th, 1909. The beautiful arcade underneath the bridge (what is today Guastavino’s) served as a year-round farmer’s market known to locals as “Bridgemarket”. Unfortunately, Bridgemarket suffered the same fate as many New York area businesses during the early 1930s and was forced to close down. The area was taken over by the New York Department of Transportation who utilized the space until the 1970s. Continue reading Guastavino’s has played host to many of New York’s most spectacular weddings, social events, corporate events, and charity fundraisers. The event space is a designated New York City landmark but, to many New Yorkers, the history and character of the venue remains a mystery.

Guastavino’s is a Historic New York Landmark

The Queensboro Bridge opened to the public on March 30th, 1909. The beautiful arcade underneath the bridge (what is today Guastavino’s) served as a year-round farmer’s market known to locals as “Bridgemarket”. Unfortunately, Bridgemarket suffered the same fate as many New York area businesses during the early 1930s and was forced to close down. The area was taken over by the New York Department of Transportation who utilized the space until the 1970s. Continue reading
Guastavino's head chef Arvin Dhansew puts his expertise into every dish served at Guastavino's. From delicious main courses to tempting desserts, Chef Arvin continues to surprise and delight guests with his creations. Some of Chef Arvin's most amazing bites are also the smallest. Here are 9 of our favorite Chef Arvin dishes, The Top 9 Must-Have Event Apps from Guastavino's: Continue reading Guastavino's head chef Arvin Dhansew puts his expertise into every dish served at Guastavino's. From delicious main courses to tempting desserts, Chef Arvin continues to surprise and delight guests with his creations. Some of Chef Arvin's most amazing bites are also the smallest. Here are 9 of our favorite Chef Arvin dishes, The Top 9 Must-Have Event Apps from Guastavino's: Continue reading
As part of Mitzvah Market's "On the circuit...with Chloe" blog series, 7th grader Chloe recapped her experience at her friend Ava's Bat Mitzvah in Midtown Manhattan at Gustavino's. Chloe's Highlights Included: Continue reading As part of Mitzvah Market's "On the circuit...with Chloe" blog series, 7th grader Chloe recapped her experience at her friend Ava's Bat Mitzvah in Midtown Manhattan at Gustavino's. Chloe's Highlights Included: Continue reading
Event planning is now a more intense activity than ever. Whether you are a professional working on several corporate events at once, or a mom trying to put together a memorable Bat Mitzvah, you need all of the help you can get. Luckily there are hundreds of apps out there, many of which are free, that will help you to plan your event, get organized, and stay on budget. If you’re planning an event in New York City, here are the 5 Event Planning Apps You Need to Download Now:

Event Guest List & Easy Check-in Manager By Boomset Inc.

Continue reading Event planning is now a more intense activity than ever. Whether you are a professional working on several corporate events at once, or a mom trying to put together a memorable Bat Mitzvah, you need all of the help you can get. Luckily there are hundreds of apps out there, many of which are free, that will help you to plan your event, get organized, and stay on budget. If you’re planning an event in New York City, here are the 5 Event Planning Apps You Need to Download Now:

Event Guest List & Easy Check-in Manager By Boomset Inc.

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20-Jessie-Scott-Queensboro-Wedding-Alison-Conklin-PhootgraphyPhoto from Brides, by Alison Conklin Photography

Over the past 10 years Guastavino's New York event space has had the pleasure of hosting many of New York's most beautiful and touching weddings. We have hosted a wide variety of religious, and not so religious, ceremonies. We have had the opportunity to welcome families from around the world. We've even hosted weddings between people with the same first name. What's the one thing that all of these Guastavino's weddings have in common? They are quintessentially New York. Here are a few of our most recent favorites: Adrienne and Josh Continue reading

20-Jessie-Scott-Queensboro-Wedding-Alison-Conklin-PhootgraphyPhoto from Brides, by Alison Conklin Photography

Over the past 10 years Guastavino's New York event space has had the pleasure of hosting many of New York's most beautiful and touching weddings. We have hosted a wide variety of religious, and not so religious, ceremonies. We have had the opportunity to welcome families from around the world. We've even hosted weddings between people with the same first name. What's the one thing that all of these Guastavino's weddings have in common? They are quintessentially New York. Here are a few of our most recent favorites: Adrienne and Josh Continue reading