People/Events/Accounts: News about Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Endeavor Global Marketing, Drag Queens on Ice, and More
BOSTON: The Friends 25th Anniversary Pop-Up experience will relocate to Boston at 401 Park from November 21-January 5.
CHICAGO: Avli, a Greek restaurant slated to open in River North, has appointed chefs John Boudouvas and Billy Alexopoulos to lead culinary operations under chef and managing partner Louie Alexakis.
DETROIT: Highlands, a restaurant and event space opening at GMRenCen in November, has appointed Scott Garthwaite executive chef and Todd Peplinski chief events curator.
LOS ANGELES: Sandra Jackson-Dumont is the new director and C.E.O. of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, expected to open in Exposition Park in 2021. She previously served as the Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose chairman of education and public programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY: Louisville Tourism has named Jessica Morgan tourism development director.
MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: Consortium Entertainment will open Meridian, an entertainment venue, on Watson Island at Island Gardens in February 2020. The 65,000-square-foot pop-up venue will host concerts leading up to the Super Bowl.
The Parkinson’s Foundation raised more than $331,000 for Parkinson’s research at Night at the Market, which took place October 23 at the Lincoln Eatery.
NASHVILLE: The Brandman Agency has been named agency of record for the 121 Hotel, a new boutique hotel in West End.
NEW YORK: Comfort food restaurant Bubby’s will reopen November 2 in Tribeca. The restaurant, which specializes in pies and all-day brunch, has been closed since June for extensive renovations.
Infant formula brand Enfamil will host a pop-up event for parents and media on November 12 at Madison Square Park as part of their #RaisetheDHA campaign—an initiative that ensures U.S. infant formulas have expert recommended amounts of D.H.A., a key ingredient for a baby’s brain and eye development and immune health.
New York Marriott Marquis and Sheraton New York Times Square have named Heather Allison complex director of sales and marketing.
Endeavor Global Marketing has rebranded as 160over90. The creative agency within Endeavor, which includes experiential agencies IMG Live and Fusion, is named after Philadelphia-based 160over90, which the company acquired in 2018.
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SAN FRANCISCO: The 10th annual Drag Queens on Ice will take place December 5 at the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines.
We’re Magnetic has appointed Tim Hutchins managing director, Emil Filip Czarnowski group creative director, and Courtney Balzer group business director.
Vertosa, a company that creates ingredients for cannabis-infused product makers, held the Vertosa Lounge, a cannabis beverage pop-up bar at the New West Summit, which took place October 10-11 at Bespoke.
TORONTO: The Sustainable Planner will host the Sustainable Events Forum on November 5 at Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale.
With contributions from Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles and Beth Kormanik, Michele Laufik, and Ian Zelaya in New York.
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