Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Celebrity Photographer Showcases Animal Rescue Photos In NYC

Proceeds benefit Animal Care & Control of NYC

Getty Images photographer Jamie McCarthy will showcase photos of some canine friends he met at Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) tomorrow, December 18, 2014, in a special exhibition at The Empire Hotel (44 West 63rd Street). The event will be hosted in the hotel’s retail space on West 63rd Street from 11am to 4pm and is free and open to the public. Several shelter dogs currently in need of homes for the holidays will be in attendance.

Donations will be accepted from visitors, and the photos will be on sale for $50 each. Proceeds directly benefit AC&C. The exhibition will kick off tonight with an invite-only opening night reception of VIPs and tastemakers. Champagne will be generously provided by Cliffton Dry.

About Animal Care & Control of NYC
Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) is one of the largest animal welfare organizations in the country, taking in approximately 30,000 animals each year. AC&C is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that rescues, cares for and finds loving homes for animals throughout the five boroughs. AC&C is an open-admissions organization, which means it never turns away any homeless, abandoned, injured or sick animal in need of help, including cats, dogs, rabbits, small mammals, reptiles, birds, farm animals and wildlife. It is the only organization in NYC with this unique responsibility. Visit for more information, and follow AC&C at and @NYCACC.

About Cliffton Dry
Cliffton Dry is a new sparkling wine-style cider made from a choice variety of premium, 100% cold-pressed apples sourced from sustainably farmed orchards in the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Akin to a dry Prosecco, Cliffton Dry is a drink for a growing set of people seeking a light and clean bubbly to match their farm-to-table tastes.

About The Empire Hotel

Adjacent to Lincoln Center, The Empire Hotel is steps away from Central Park, Broadway, great shops and restaurants, and major subway lines. Its iconic neon red "Hotel Empire" sign has remained untouched since it was first erected atop the building in 1923 and continues to illuminate the New York City skyline. The property includes 426 lavish guest rooms including 50 suites, 7 of which are Living Room Suites that offer guests luxury amenities such as Frette linens and bathrobes, LCD flat screen televisions, iPod docking stations and C.O. Bigelow bath products. Additional services include in-room dining, a full-service concierge, valet parking, chauffer services, and expansive meetings and events spaces.  Leisure and dining venues within the hotel include The Lobby Bar, The Pooldeck at The Empire, Jeffrey Chodorow's The Empire Hotel Rooftop and Ed’s Chowder House.  For more information and for reservations call 212.265.7400 or visit Stay connected on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @theempirehotel 

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