For more than 20 years, the captains at Vista Yacht Cruises Inc have commanded a fleet of magnificent ships that safely shuttle passengers through pristine waters for special occasions. The Majestic Princess, the company's flagship vessel, glides her way toward New York City’s iconic cityscape, passing such famed landmarks as the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island along the way. Up to 300 passengers can take in the skyline-filled views from her multiple decks and panoramic windows. An onboard banquet crew can prepare hearty menus for any occasions, with special arrangements such as flowers and decorations that can make any wedding reception, birthday, bar mitzvah, or memory-wiping session a happening to remember.
James Berger and Chris Richards both began singing for as long as they can remember, and probably before then, too. While Chris’ vocal talents has landed him gigs with R&B hitmakers like Jermaine Dupri, James specializes in opera, showcasing librettos everywhere from D.C. to Japan. At The Voice Factory NYC, James and Chris combine their diverse musical interests to help students excel at singing in any genre. James and Chris lead vocal exercises that strengthen each pupil’s pipes and increase their range. Lessons also focus on singing essentials, such as ear training and controlling vibrato.
Jacqueline and Kerry Donelli know the ins and outs of breaking into the acting world. The actors and screenwriters of the award-winning Titillating Steven have worked on both sides of the stage and screen, giving them insight into the inner workings of the entertainment industry. They share their knowledge at The Actors Corner NYC, where they lead classes and private coaching sessions that focus on practical skills. The Donellis help prepare their students for every aspect of an audition, from entering a room with confidence to exiting with roses from an adoring public.
The passionate chefs at Maria Mentiras Bar & Grill intensify the Spanish flavors in their steaks, seafood, and chicken with the kiss of an open flame. Exposed brick walls, subtle lighting, and a long, smooth bar table set an elegant scene for diners to start their meals with golden-fried pork cracklings or plantains topped with shredded steak and pork. The menu's smoked, barbecued, and seared entrees include everything from fried red snapper to grilled skirt steaks cooked to meet high school prom dress codes. Beef rib "lollipops" glazed with housemade barbecue sauce playfully spin Latin American cuisine, while the traditional Columbian bandeja paisa impresses palates with grilled steak, chorizo, and pork belly served alongside sweet plantains and fried eggs.