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Brazilian Restaurant and Event Space Opens in Midtown

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Recently, Great Places attended the New York City opening of Fogo de Chão, the award-winning and internationally-renowned churrascaria (Southern Brazilian Steakhouse).  The restaurant&rsqu...   read more

...3...2...1...Happy New Year!!!

Friday, December 13, 2013
Venues That Ring In The New Year With Style. It’s hard to believe we’re getting ready to kick off another year of great events.  What some consider to be the biggest party of the yea...   read more

2013 Holiday Celebration Outlook

Friday, November 22, 2013
City Chic Events Holiday celebrations are either coming back with a vengeance or tip-toeing into the season – it all depends on who you talk to.  In speaking with some of our corporate e...   read more

Book Early For Holiday Party Savings and Perks

Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Some people consider Thanksgiving and Black Friday mega-sales to be the “unofficial official” start of the holiday season.  But in the corporate and social event world, planners start...   read more

Halloween is Second to Christmas in Spending

Sunday, October 27, 2013
  Between the costumes, the candy and the decorations, American consumers will spend $6.9 billion* to celebrate Halloween, ranking the holiday just behind Christmas for money spent.  ...   read more

Pumpkin Reigns Supreme Among the Foods of Fall

Tuesday, October 08, 2013
(All recipes are included at the end of the segment.) Although the East Coast recently experienced summer-like weather, fall is indeed upon us.  With its arrival comes the harvesting of a cornuc...   read more


Thursday, August 22, 2013
Great Places, the number one venue and event-related services resource, launched its re-designed web site,, on August 21st.  One feature of the revamped site is state-o...   read more

New Event Space Venue to Open

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
H&H Bagels, which was located on West 46th street, will soon be getting a massive face lift and a tremendous transformation. What was once a bagel factory will soon be a new event space with a u...   read more

Winter Wedding Trends 2013

Monday, July 01, 2013
Winter weddings are beautiful, breathtaking and oh so very romantic. Due to this fact, winter weddings are on the rise. While snowflakes and beautiful holiday ornaments are always a must have for an...   read more

New Social Media Marketing Being Rolled Out

Saturday, June 01, 2013
Great Places Directory is excited to announce the roll out of a new social media marketing campaign for all of our advertisers. Social media marketing is on the rise and as another way to show our app...   read more
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