This city is an addiction.
— Timothy Leary
New York is to the nation what the white church spire is to the village—a visible symbol of aspiration and faith, the white plume saying, the way is up!
— E.B. White
When I left the West Coast I was a liberal.
When I landed in New York I was a revolutionary.
— Jane Fonda
New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ideas matter in New York. I am certain that more conversations in New York are about ideas than anywhere else. Not just vague theories, but ideas that New Yorkers have the will, and the clout, to do something about.
— David Frost
The Vassar Club of New York is a private club for Vassar College graduates that provides social programming, professional networking and lifelong connections for alumni living and working in New York City.
News
August 22, 2016

We need 3 more people to reach 20 and snag a guaranteed entry to the 2017 marathon for one lucky VCNY member!

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August 22, 2016

Send your regards to our latest Brewers!

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August 15, 2016

We need just THREE more people to register by August 31 to qualify for the guaranteed entry to the 2017 Marathon! https://mynyrr.nyrr.org/login

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August 11, 2016

Keep your eyes peeled for Meryl in NYC today, alumnae/i!

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August 11, 2016

#TBT to "The Gilded Years" with Professor Dunbar and Author Karin Tanabe '02, who celebrated a birthday this week!

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Events
VCNY September Schmooze: Hell’s Kitchen Summer Send-Off

September 14, 2016, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Therapy, 348 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019, USA

It’s the last schmooze of the summer, and we’re making it one to remember! Join us at Therapy, Hell’s Kitchen’s trendiest bar and lounge, where the drinks are delicious, the food is tasty, and the good times keep rolling all night. (And if you stay out late enough, you might even catch a drag show or two! You have been warned.) VCNY Specials: Drinks are 2-for-1, and you get a free drink with any appetizer you buy. We have the upper level lounge to ourselves until 9:00pm. The Schmooze is a great opportunity to converse and connect with alumnae/i in a warm and casual environment. There’s no cost to attend, so just show up and hang out! Invite your friends and see who’s coming on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1175544652487477/ Invite us to your neighborhood by sending venue suggestions to Programming Chair Marie Dugo ’11. Tag your social posts #VCNYschmooze to share the fun on social media.

Tour Lincoln Center with VCNY!

September 18, 2016, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, USA

Sunday, September 18, 2016 Tour: 2 PM* - 3:15 PM Reception: 3:30 PM – 5 PM *Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the tour. Tour Begins at: Charles B. Benenson Grove West 62nd St. and Columbus Ave. (across from the David Rubenstein Atrium at 61 West 62nd St.) New York, NY 10023 Reception will be held at: Vanguard Wine Bar 189 Amsterdam Ave. (btwn. West 68th and 69th St.) New York, NY 10023 Join us as we tour the world-renowned Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Step inside several spectacular venues on campus where great artists have performed for more than fifty years. Whether you love the performing arts or are visiting Lincoln Center for the first time, you will certainly appreciate the history behind one of New York’s treasures. Following our Lincoln Center tour, we will head to Vanguard Wine Bar for a reception in their VIP area. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided by VCNY with beverages available for purchase. Tour space is limited - register here: http://connect.vassar.edu/s/1654/alumni/social.aspx?sid=1654&gid=2&pgid=2144&cid=3651&ecid=3651&crid=0&calpgid=383&calcid=1000 $15.00 for Students $20.00 for VCNY members $25.00 for non-members Before registering, please note the following Lincoln Center Tour Policy: Tour guests are welcome to bring bags or purses that are 12” x 12” x 12” or less on our tours. Bags larger than 12” x 12” x 12” and all hard-sided bags/containers and backpacks of any size are not permitted on tours. There is no storage area for these items, so please leave them elsewhere before arriving for your tour. Interested in joining the VCNY Programming team to help plan fantastic events? Let Marie Dugo know at marietdugo@gmail.com! Feel free to also reach out to her with any questions about this event.

VCNY Holiday Cookie-Decorating Workshop!

December 4, 2016, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Citarella Gourmet Market - Upper West Side, 2135 Broadway, New York, NY 10023, USA

We’re heading back to Citarella for our fourth cookie-decorating workshop! Get your holiday season off to a sweet start as we learn how to decorate cookies like pros. Light refreshments will be served to keep up our energy during the workshop. We will be in the second floor pastry kitchen. Tickets: $20 for VCNY members & families $25 for non-members & families Space is limited - register via the calendar on connect.vassar.edu. Interested in joining the VCNY Programming team to help plan fantastic events? Let Marie Dugo know at marietdugo@gmail.com! Feel free to also reach out to her with any questions about this event.