RECAP: Celebrate Ferragosto at Aperitivo Tuesday on 8/16/16

RECAP: Celebrate Ferragosto at Aperitivo Tuesday on 8/16/16

aperitivotuesdaysaugust16th-phd56On Tuesday, August 16, the Young Professionals of the Greater New York Region gathered for a Ferragosto celebration at the PHD Terrace at Dream Hotel Midtown.

Ferragosto is an Italian holiday observed on August 15 that celebrates the end of the harvest season and the enjoyment of its fruits. It is also known as the period around mid-August in which Italians are take extended vacations to the beach.

Since we couldn’t hold our celebration on a beach in Italy, we chose the posh rooftop lounge at Dream Hotel Midtown instead. PhD Terrace at the Dream holds a weekly Italian themed happy hour, Aperitivo Tuesday, which we were happy to join. Members and friends connected and learned more about getting involved with NOIAW over refreshing Italian cocktails and aperitivo bites. The event was so well received, we cannot wait for next year’s! Until next time Ferragosto…

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