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Event planning trends change as frequently as fashion in New York City. To be on top of the latest trends and craft an unforgettable experience for guests, consider using some of these new ideas at your wedding reception. 1. Take Design Risks Decoration and design meld the entire vision for the reception together. To create a spectacular experience incorporate creative, novel concepts for a less staid feel. Chef’s tables (long tables that bring different groups together) are increasingly popular—for aesthetic and pragmatic reasons. Lounge areas with circular high-top tables and modular or linked furniture with charging stations help hold the party together as well. Continue reading Event planning trends change as frequently as fashion in New York City. To be on top of the latest trends and craft an unforgettable experience for guests, consider using some of these new ideas at your wedding reception. 1. Take Design Risks Decoration and design meld the entire vision for the reception together. To create a spectacular experience incorporate creative, novel concepts for a less staid feel. Chef’s tables (long tables that bring different groups together) are increasingly popular—for aesthetic and pragmatic reasons. Lounge areas with circular high-top tables and modular or linked furniture with charging stations help hold the party together as well. 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 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
A non-profit's ability to embrace technology can mean the difference between a successful event and a quickly forgotten reception. Instagram is one of the best tools for promoting your event online, especially with a younger audience. Here are 4 tips for using Instagram before, after, and even during your event.

Optimize Your Instagram Profile Leading Up to The Event Continue reading

A non-profit's ability to embrace technology can mean the difference between a successful event and a quickly forgotten reception. Instagram is one of the best tools for promoting your event online, especially with a younger audience. Here are 4 tips for using Instagram before, after, and even during your event.

Optimize Your Instagram Profile Leading Up to The Event Continue reading

Throwing a Casino Night event could be the perfect way for your non-profit to bring in donations and get people excited about your cause. Before you fire up the roulette wheel for the first time, here are a few tips to help you get started. Continue reading Throwing a Casino Night event could be the perfect way for your non-profit to bring in donations and get people excited about your cause. Before you fire up the roulette wheel for the first time, here are a few tips to help you get started. Continue reading
At Guastavino's we have the pleasure of hosting many of the most beautifully decorated, well-designed and fashion forward events in New York City. These events also give us the opportunity to work with many of the city's top photographers. This has allowed us to collect thousands of beautiful photographs over the years; from touching images of weddings and bar mitzvah ceremonies, to laugh-out-loud party pictures from over-the-top casino nights. Continue reading At Guastavino's we have the pleasure of hosting many of the most beautifully decorated, well-designed and fashion forward events in New York City. These events also give us the opportunity to work with many of the city's top photographers. This has allowed us to collect thousands of beautiful photographs over the years; from touching images of weddings and bar mitzvah ceremonies, to laugh-out-loud party pictures from over-the-top casino nights. Continue reading