People/Events/Accounts: News about Human Rights Campaign, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, Union Square Cafe, and More
ATLANTA: The Human Rights Campaign will honor Ryan O’Connell, Lucy McBath, and Cynthia Erivo at the 32nd annual H.R.C. Atlanta Gala Dinner & Auction, taking place May 4 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.
LOS ANGELES: The Big Fake Wedding Los Angeles will take place May 19 at the Unique Space. The event will feature numerous wedding vendors including The Knot, Cake and Lace, and Petal & Rose.
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MILWAUKEE: The Luau Charity Benefit at the Outsider Rooftop will take place May 5. The event raises funds for Chefs Cycle: No Kid Hungry.
NEW YORK: Havana Nights, an event benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, will take place May 1 at the DL Rooftop.
Chef Greg Baxtrom has opened his second restaurant, Maison Yaki, in Prospect Heights. The restaurant serves French yakitori cuisine and seats 50 people.
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ORLANDO/CENTRAL FLORIDA: Visit Orlando’s Celebrating Travel & Tourism Luncheon will take place May 9 at Hilton Orlando.
Rosen Hotels & Resorts has consolidated its two hotels on International Drive. The Midpointe Hotel has been combined with the former Clarion Inn & Suites, bringing the number of rooms to 356.
TORONTO: Tech conference Collision will take place May 20-23 at the Enercare Centre. Speakers will include actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Medium co-founder and C.E.O. Ev Williams, and music producer Timbaland.
WASHINGTON: Washington Business Journal: "New York’s Union Square Cafe will not be expanding to D.C. after all. Restaurateur and Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer said more than two years ago that his company, Union Square Hospitality Group, would open a second location of the iconic, high-volume New York restaurant at Capitol Crossing, the new development opening piece by piece on a platform over Interstate 395 in downtown D.C."
D.H.I. Door Security and Safety Professionals has selected SmithBucklin to provide association management.