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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
With so much business being done online these days, many businesses have forgotten about the importance of creating in-person experiences. Not only are these businesses missing out on a great opportunity to gain followers, they are also missing out on the chance to position themselves as thought leaders in their industries. Whether your business’s event budget is a few hundred dollars or a few hundred thousand, there is always a good reason to throw a corporate event. Whether your 2015 year includes a press conference, product launch or you just want to throw a party, here are 4 great reasons why you should host a corporate event in New York.

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Continue reading With so much business being done online these days, many businesses have forgotten about the importance of creating in-person experiences. Not only are these businesses missing out on a great opportunity to gain followers, they are also missing out on the chance to position themselves as thought leaders in their industries. Whether your business’s event budget is a few hundred dollars or a few hundred thousand, there is always a good reason to throw a corporate event. Whether your 2015 year includes a press conference, product launch or you just want to throw a party, here are 4 great reasons why you should host a corporate event in New York.

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When planning a corporate or private holiday party in New York, bringing in a top caterer should be a way to help you and your guests enjoy great food while lowering your personal stress level. Unfortunately, all too often caterers become just another producer of holiday season stress. Get a great meal and avoid excess holiday season stress with Guastavino’s 5 Questions to Ask your Holiday Party Caterer:

Who Runs The Meal?

When dealing with a holiday party caterer, or any caterer, it is important to have one point of contact from the very beginning until after the event concludes. This is important for several reasons: Continue reading When planning a corporate or private holiday party in New York, bringing in a top caterer should be a way to help you and your guests enjoy great food while lowering your personal stress level. Unfortunately, all too often caterers become just another producer of holiday season stress. Get a great meal and avoid excess holiday season stress with Guastavino’s 5 Questions to Ask your Holiday Party Caterer:

Who Runs The Meal?

When dealing with a holiday party caterer, or any caterer, it is important to have one point of contact from the very beginning until after the event concludes. This is important for several reasons: Continue reading
Throwing a holiday party in New York at an upscale venue like Guastavino’s is a great way to say thank you to all of your clients, customers, employees and other supporters for another year of working together. Your guests will all greatly appreciate the time, hard work and budget that goes into planning a corporate holiday party in New York and will be excited to celebrate with you. Even when hosting a holiday party at one of the top event venues in New York, it can be tough to actually get your invited guests to attend. The holiday season is busy for all of us and social calendars fill up fast. Want to ensure a high attendance at your corporate holiday party? Follow these 5 steps:

Don’t Schedule An Event Too Close to Holidays Continue reading

Throwing a holiday party in New York at an upscale venue like Guastavino’s is a great way to say thank you to all of your clients, customers, employees and other supporters for another year of working together. Your guests will all greatly appreciate the time, hard work and budget that goes into planning a corporate holiday party in New York and will be excited to celebrate with you. Even when hosting a holiday party at one of the top event venues in New York, it can be tough to actually get your invited guests to attend. The holiday season is busy for all of us and social calendars fill up fast. Want to ensure a high attendance at your corporate holiday party? Follow these 5 steps:

Don’t Schedule An Event Too Close to Holidays Continue reading

As the holiday party season quickly approaches, it’s important to take a moment to discuss proper etiquette for business holiday parties. These events are rare moments in the lives of many co-workers where business and social events meet. The way an individual handles themselves these sorts of events can set the tone for their ability to move up the company ladder in the weeks and years to come. Before attending this year’s holiday party, read Guastavino's 5 Rules for Holiday Party Etiquette:

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As the holiday party season quickly approaches, it’s important to take a moment to discuss proper etiquette for business holiday parties. These events are rare moments in the lives of many co-workers where business and social events meet. The way an individual handles themselves these sorts of events can set the tone for their ability to move up the company ladder in the weeks and years to come. Before attending this year’s holiday party, read Guastavino's 5 Rules for Holiday Party Etiquette:

Dress For the Occasion Continue reading