TEN CITIES. TEN SMART IDEAS.

01/8/14

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  Bowen & Company hit the road with the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America last fall on a 10-city tour of “Local Flavor Coast to Coast.”  We worked with terrific satellite teams across the country to pull off this major undertaking.  Here is a sampling of the creative ideas that gave each exclusive dining event […]

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ONE TO WATCH: SUSAN MAGRINO AGENCY

01/23/13

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Co-founders Susan and Allyn Magrino at the Agency’s 20th Anniversary celebration

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COUNTING DOWN: 8 Nights, 9 Candles, 5 Hanukkah Ideas

12/11/12

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The season of celebration is well underway.  Many of us here at Bowen & Company are putting the final touches on our holiday plans, with Christmas two weeks away and Hanukkah already begun.  If you are celebrating The Festival of Lights this December, there’s still time to dazzle your friends and family with some of […]

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SEEN IN NOVEMBER. STOLEN FOR DECEMBER.

11/29/12

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The holiday season is upon us!  It began a week early this year with Thanksgiving falling on the fourth of five weeks in November, giving us all a precious extra seven days of preparation for the December holiday whirlwind.  Bowen & Company’s event planners got the night off this Turkey Day, as each of us […]

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KRISTIN’S EVENT DIARY: Greening the JBF Food Conference & Leadership Awards

11/6/12

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Sustainable.  Green.  Eco-friendly.  These buzz words are fast becoming part of our daily conversation, but are they becoming part of your daily routine?  When one dissects the overwhelming task of achieving sustainability, little decisions can actually have a big impact when multiplied by billions of people.  That’s why the event industry is a perfect case […]

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LAUREN’S WEDDING DIARY

06/28/12

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Bowen & Company event producer Lauren Ferrara has had a busy year.  She played a pivotal role in launching our new wedding division last summer, and in between planning our client’s special celebrations, she also managed to plan her own vintage-inspired nuptials this past fall.  The ceremony took place at the scenic Highlands Country Club […]

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THINGS WE LOVE: YOUR HOLIDAY TABLE

12/16/11

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DAVID ON LOW-KEY ELEGANCE With a young family and a 1929 Tudor home, I want my holiday table to be warm and inviting and not too formal.  This picture will serve as my inspiration.  I know I have some burlap scraps from a past event that I can use to cover the container for the […]

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THINGS WE LOVE: RETAIL THERAPY

11/23/11

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Just in time for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, check out a few of our favorite spots for gifts and indulgences. MEGAN ON C. WONDER Next time you are strolling around Soho, pop in to C. Wonder .  The store welcomes you in with its bright atmosphere and chic style and is the […]

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EVER WONDER WHAT HAPPENS UNDER THE BIGTOP?

11/11/11

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The Museum for African Art at 110th Street and 5th Avenue They pop up around the city in Bryant Park, Central Park, and on streets all up and down Manhattan.  They always inspire great curiosity from passersby who crane their necks to get a peek of what is happening under the big white tent. Entering […]

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THINGS WE LOVE: SUMMER PLAYLIST

08/5/11

DAVID ON AMY WINEHOUSE With her nostalgic yet modern and soulful persona, Amy Winehouse will certainly remain a major influence for many years beyond her sadly short and troubled life. I love her for her originality, her fierce musical talent, and her honesty. KRISTIN ON LATIN JAZZ If I could have the energetic rhythms of […]

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