The Embassy of the UAE Honors Athletes Participating in Special Olympics

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba of the United Arab Emirates along with his wife, Abeer, recently expressed congratulations to the Special Olympics organization. It celebrated its 50th birthday on July 10, 2018. For five decades, Special Olympians have engaged in competitive sports events.

Lacoste Supports Miami Open with Pop-Up Tennis Court Exhibition

Aventura Mall is a first-rate shopping center in the Miami, Florida area. Under CEO, Jackie Soffer of Turnberry Associates, Aventura is made up of high-end designer shops, various fine dining establishments and so much more.

The 2016 Pérez Art Museum Fundraiser Event

The chef’s table dinner was a charming out door affair that attracted some key players such as Miami Mayor Carlos Gimmenez; Jackie Soffer and her husband, the collector and trustee for PAMM. Chuck Close, who is billed as one of the most influential artists of our time.

Miami Design District: Art Basel’s Party Hot Spot

The Miami Design District and Jackie Soffer (http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article1962757.html) welcomed a Fashion’s Night Out Soiree earlier this month in honor of the infamous Art Basel. An exclusive gathering that catered to those with a love of fashion and art.

NYC Gala Season Kick-Off

With The Frick Collections annual Autumn Dinner on September 28th, so begins New York City’s gala season. This year’s dinner was in honor of Sidney R. Knafel who in addition to being a Managing Partner at SRK Management Company, is also a benefactor of The Juilliard School and Wellesley College. The Dinner is held in the galleries of the museum itself, in the century old 70th street mansion of its namesake Henry Clay Frick. As such the dinner is intimate and has a feeling of “coziness” as described by attendee David Leuschen. Leuschen and his wife Akexia are habitual attendees of the dinner and avid benefactors of the Frick Collection. The dinner is the only time during the year were benefactors and guest have the opportunity to dine amongst the collection, as...

SI: History of NYC Basketball

In anticipation of this weekend’s All-Star activities at Madison Square Garden and the Barclays Center, the NBA has released an interactive map that tells the history of New York City basketball.

The map is shockingly comprehensive, covering everything from storied high school teams like Power Academy in Manhattan and Christ the King and Archbishop Molloy in Queens, to the hospital where Michael Jordan was born in Brooklyn.