The Week Ahead: December 18-22 on the AVENUE

Monday, December 18, 2017
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What’s going on this week in New York:

Luminaries at Brookfield Place

Through Friday, January 5

Brookfield Place, 230 Vesey Street, New York

Luminaries is a holiday light installation designed by the LAB at Rockwell Group, based on the season’s traditions of sharing, giving, and community. Visitors are immersed in a canopy of glowing lanterns suspended within the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place, each changing color and intensity. For every wish sent by the public during the holiday season, Brookfield will donate $1, up to $25,000, to the GRAMMY Museum and its music education programs.

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Winter Solstice Meditation at Green-wood Cemetery

Thursday, December 21

Green-wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

Come celebrate the winter solstice at Green-wood Cemetery. The tradition dates back to ancient people who believed that evergreen trees had magical powers to stay green and withstand winter.

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Truffle Day at Eataly

Friday, December 22

Eataly, 200 Fifth Avenue, New York

Celebrate Truffle Day at Eataly NYC Flatiron on December 22. Bring home a fresh white truffle from Italy at the lowest price of the season.

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Ask Mindy: The Great Escape

Mindy takes on vacations in this week's column

At Home

They’d Leave it All for Budapest

The Friends of the Budapest Festival Orchestra held their annual gala


Some Like it Haute at Phantom Thread Premiere

A screening and party for the new film on fashion and Daniel Day Lewis' swansong

by Debbie BancroftPhotographed by Billy Farrall