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Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Archive

And the Band Plays On: Alex Donner and 26 Years of Event Entertainment

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted 10 days ago

Tents and Trucks: a Hamptons 2014 Event Summary

Mega tents and gourmet food trucks are all over the East End this year.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted July 25, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT

8 Reasons You Should See New York's 'Queen of the Night'

The new show from Randy Weiner and Simon Hammerstein has sex, knives, roast pigs, and plenty of ideas for event professionals everywhere.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted March 14, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

What Planners Can Learn From This Year's Holiday Windows

Does the storytelling styling translate to parties?

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted December 19, 2013, 11:19 AM EST

The Best Party Scenes on Film

A look at some of the ways Hollywood has perfectly captured events on the silver screen. Plus one example to show when movies miss the mark.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted November 20, 2013, 1:38 PM EST

Hamptons Summer Season Wrap-Up

A final look at what happened at events in the Hamptons this summer.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted August 30, 2013, 7:45 AM EDT

This Year’s Hamptons Events: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous

The best and worst ideas from this summer’s events in the East End.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted July 19, 2013, 1:04 PM EDT

Hollywood Party Secrets: Former 'In Style' Event Guru on What Goes on Behind the Scenes

Cyd Wilson—the planner behind events for In Style and People for nearly two decades—talks about her favorite event designers, the biggest parties she's pulled off, and her secrets to entertaining celebrities.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted June 5, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

8 Rules for Dealing With Celebrities at Events

Cyd Wilson, the former head of events for In Style and People magazines, shares her guidelines for staff at events where big celebrities are on hand.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted June 3, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

Want to Throw a 'Gatsby' Flapper Party?

Great Gatsby-themed events are okay this year, but watch out for party themes that backfire.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted May 10, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

The Dos and Don'ts of Gift Bags

The world according to swag; what works and what doesn't in the silliest marketing medium.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted May 3, 2013, 8:41 AM EDT

Why It's Time for Event Pros to Go Ballistic

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted March 19, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

5 Ways to Kill Your Fund-Raising Event

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted March 6, 2013, 5:03 PM EST

Testing the New Avant-Garde Catering

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted January 30, 2013, 2:58 PM EST

Obama’s Second Inauguration Is Failing the Event Industry

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted January 17, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

2013 Preview: My Predictions for the Year in Parties

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted December 31, 2012, 6:05 AM EST

When Clients Don't Pay

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted December 26, 2012, 8:02 AM EST

Holiday Party Snapshots: Skip the Prosecco for Bloody Marys and Time With Santa

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted December 17, 2012, 5:43 PM EST

Reviewing 2012 Holiday Windows: The “Mannequins in Glass Houses” Awards

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted December 5, 2012, 12:24 PM EST

My Brooklyn Hipster Weekend: Hot Chefs! Dinner in a Shipping Container! Surfer Flea Market!

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted September 26, 2012, 5:17 PM EDT

How to Have a Scandal-Free Holiday Party

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted September 18, 2012, 8:45 AM EDT

Obama's Confetti Cannon Fail

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted September 7, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT

20 Inspiring Ideas From the New York International Gift Fair

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted August 28, 2012, 2:24 PM EDT

12 Ideas I Loved at This Summer's Hamptons Events

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted August 14, 2012, 12:35 PM EDT

What’s Happening in the Hamptons This Summer

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted July 18, 2012, 5:06 PM EDT

My 6 Rules for Planning a Memorial Service

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted July 12, 2012, 2:22 PM EDT

The Best and Worst Summer Entertaining Ideas From Food Magazines

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted June 26, 2012, 12:50 PM EDT

'Once' Is Not Enough! My Favorite Moments From the Tonys

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted June 11, 2012, 6:30 PM EDT

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