For those who cook well and those that may never learn, this test tube gift set from the high-end grocer, Dean & Deluca, $105-$175, should satisfy everyone but the flavor-fobe.
You’re probably NOT going to travel all the way to Corona, Queens to check out the 300-square-foot gingerbread village, now officially topping the Guiness Book of World Records. Made up of 152 tiny houses, sky scrapers, candy store, skating rink and public transport, the chef-architect behind it all spent one year crafting his sugary vision. You can take a piece home when it’s dismantled on January 12th.
Some tickets are still available for Marina Abramovic and Willem Dafoe’s staged performance art of The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic at the historic Park Avenue Armory, Dec 12-21. The part-opera, part-spectacle takes you through the artist’s life and will certainly give you your fill of highbrow visual art forever.
Obviously not meant to be taken too seriously, cabbies have come out with their own charitable fundraiser from the sale of their new calendar. All net sales proceeds will benefit University Settlement, serving immigrant and workers with basic education and housing.