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Effie award winner Bonnie Halper x Grit Daily News x Troy Liquor Bar

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join Effie award winner, former ShowTime script writer and former AlleyWatch Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Halper, Grit Daily News, and Troy Liquor Bar in the Meatpacking District.

About this Grit Daily event

Candid conversation and vodka make one hell of a smart cocktail.

Or at least that’s the thinking behind Grit Daily x Bonnie Halper — a conversation with the former ShowTime writer turned Editor-in-Chief at AlleyWatch who now runs Startup One Stop.

The intersection of social media, media brands, and public consumers could be a mess these days. So who better to get a deep dive than with Bonnie Halper, who recently penned:

Why the food hipsters are pissing me off


“140 chracters,” Peter Thiel’s Twitter tech reference she took literally.

Meet some of the movers and shakers in New York and enjoy some Tito’s vodka drinks, Freedom Bars, healthy appetizers and frank conversation.


Troy Liquor Bar (Meatpacking Dist.)

675 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014


July 11 7pm – 9pm

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About Troy Liquor Bar

Troy Liquor Bar is a hidden gem in New York’s Meatpacking District. A bar where fashion, art and rock’n’roll combine with stiff drinks and good company.

About Bonnie Halper

Bonnie began her career in advertising and won a number of creative awards as a copywriter before moving on to the entertainment industry, where she worked for a number of prestigious entities, including Viacom (Showtime Networks), NBC (Saturday Night Live), Time Inc., Sony Music and Bertelsmann, until she was hit by the Internet bug.

Her career in technology began in 1994, when she became one of the Co-Founders of the IMAGIC Awards Festival (Innovative Multimedia Achievement in the Global Interactive Community – affectionately pronounced “I’m-a-geek”), which was the technology industry’s first interactive awards festival. There, she organized a very active and involved Advisory Board which included senior executives from companies including IBM, Microsoft, Sony, The Walt Disney Company, Apple Computer, Oracle, News Corporation, CMP, Jupiter Communications, Time Inc., Razorfish, c|net, AOL, Prodigy, BMG, as well as a Stanford University master’s candidate named Jerry Yang, who would go on to co-found Yahoo! Columbia and Oxford University educated,

Ms. Halper has been recognized as an industry specialist by the Wall Street Journal, CNN, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Fortune, Reuters, the San Jose Mercury News and Newsday, among others, and has been invited to speak at industry functions and address academic audiences.

The recipient of Clio, Effie (Effectiveness in Advertising) and CEBA (Creative Excellence in Black Advertising) awards, Ms Halper has also written for Newsday and People Magazine as well as smaller industry publications, and was story editor for Café Digital, a technology program which ran on the Discovery Science Channel.


Troy’s Liquor Bar (Meatpacking District)
675 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014 United States
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