February 9, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 48 Degrees.
Lincoln Ristorante in Lincoln Center is holding a “Venetian Canevale” with a masquerade ball and dinner on Monday, February 20 to benefit Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Reservations are required in advance and are subject to availability, by contacting Talia Berman at TBerman@patinagroup.com or 212-359-6513. Tickets are $550 per person ($200 is tax-deductible).
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Ayelet Galena, a baby girl from the Upper West Side who suffered from a bone marrow disorder, died on January 31. Her parents are active in the local Modern Orthodox community and her tragic story has spread throughout the world, where thousands followed a blog about her story. “‘I worry almost like she were my own,’ one devotee wrote in the comments section of the blog.” (Forward)
Numerous restaurants are offering deals to coincide with Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, which starts today and ends February 16. Mostly, they are three course lunches and dinners for between $11 and $36. Here’s the list of participating restaurants. (via DNAinfo)
The historic Belnord on 86th Street and Broadway, which is owned by developer Gary Barnett’s Extell Development, has come off of a list of distressed properties. (The Real Deal)
Here’s a musical photo essay of local Benny Golson playing the sax on the Upper West Side. (Wall Street Journal)