Visitors to Met museum in NYC sue over “deceptive” admission fee – “recommended” $25 entrance fee is nothing more than a suggestion. Signs above the admissions desk that list the entrance fees feature the word “recommended” in small type below the word “admissions” in larger, bold type. The lawsuit also pointed out that visitors are funneled in lines to the admissions desks, where cashiers await to collect the fee.
Historic Queens Streets Make Cameo in New ‘Great Gatsby’ Film – Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire won’t be the only recognizable sights in “The Great Gatsby,” director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming film remake of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic.
Japanese Restaurant Week – From March 4 through Mon., March 18, 35 restaurants in and around the East Village will serve their signature dishes for just $12 to $25. Amateur food critics taking advantage of the deals can also enter for a free trip to Japan by uploading reviews and photos of their meals to the Japanese Restaurant Week Facebook page.
Ruff Club is the world’s first membership-only dogs club : Ruff Club was recently opened at 34 Avenue A in the East Village, in Manhattan, a luxury social club for dogs. This isn’t a hotel though, as it only accepts properly mannered dogs and adds some socialization into their lives.
Tickets Go on Sale for ‘Tasting Brooklyn’ – Thanks to you we’re back again and on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Brooklyn Exposed invites you to celebrate our three-year anniversary and Brooklyn’s diverse food culture at our third annual food and drink tasting event – Tasting Brooklyn! – http://brooklynexposed.com