Highlights for October 2017
September 27, 2017
Autumn is in full swing at Grand Central Terminal with various deals and openings for the new season.
See more about what’s happening this month at Grand Central Terminal below. For more information,
images, or to set up interviews, contact Catherine Lincoln at (212) 576-2700 or
GCT@goodmanmedia.com. Images are available via Dropbox here.
Grand Central Cinema
October 19, 7am to 10pm
Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall is
transforming into a movie theater for a day for its first “Grand Central Cinema” event, hosted in
partnership with Rooftop Films and the Museum of the Moving Image. Visitors can enjoy film scenes
featuring Grand Central throughout the day for free while munching on snacks purchased from
participating vendors. At 12:30 pm, the Museum of the Moving Image will also be presenting The
History of Film and GCT Talk by James Sanders. The day will conclude with a full screening of North by
Northwest in a ticketed event. The Campbell Bar, Shake Shack, and Beer Table To Go are among Grand
Central vendors that will sell dinnertime beverages and treats for the screening. For more information,
please visit here.
Trick or Treat the Terminal – October 31, 4pm to 7pm – Families are invited to trick or treat Grand
Central’s shops and restaurants with complimentary face painting sponsored by Kidding Around Toys
and free Grand Central tote giveaways available for pickup on the Grand Central Taxi Stand on
Vanderbilt Avenue at 43 rd Street. Several shops will host in-store events and have Halloween-themed
deals. For more information, please visit here.
SHOPPING AND DINING
Devialet, a pioneering technology brand providing access to the best sound in the
world, is thrilled to open its second U.S. store in Grand Central Terminal. By delivering music’s physical
impact through elevated, unrivaled sound, Devialet produces music as close to the artist’s intention as
possible, raising the standards of sound quality and redefining the listening experience. Devialet’s goal
is, and has always been, to provide every one with access to the best sound in the world.
Halloween – Throughout October – Halloween-themed chocolates and desserts are available at a variety
of stores, including Li-Lac Chocolates, Neuhaus Belgian Chocolates, Eli Zabar’s Bread & Pastry and
Jacques Torres; Magnolia Bakery is celebrating with spooky Halloween cupcakes and Great Northern
Food Hall is offering a pumpkin sourdough loaf.
Central Watch – Throughout October – Central Watch is having a special 10 percent off sale on fall-
colored watch straps.
La Chula will celebrate National Taco Day on October 3 with the first 50 customers to receive a free Taco de Asada. Café Spice is celebrating Diwali with complimentary Kheer with a purchase of Chaat on October 18 and 19. O&Co is hosting a Friends & Family event with a 25 percent-off sale at the whole store October 19-24.
This free app allows Metro-North Railroad customers to purchase train tickets anytime,
anywhere with their mobile devices. The app, available for both iPhone and Android, is available to all
Metro-North customers on the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven Lines. Be sure to check the “Today in
Grand Central” feature each morning for daily offers and events. For more information, visit the website
Official MAS Guided Tours of Grand Central
Daily at 12:30pm
MTA Metro-North Railroad hasteamed up with The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) and Orpheo Inc. to provide daily docent-guided tours of the Terminal. The 75-minute tour highlights the history, architecture, and operation ofone of the world’s largest train terminals. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, students, children, members of the military, Metro-North riders with same-day ticket stubs, and MAS members. Private and group tours also can be arranged. Visit docentour.com/gct for more information.
Grand Central Terminal Audio Tours – Daily from 9am to 6pm – Available in “local” (one-hour) and “express” (30-minute) versions, this self-paced tour focuses on the architectural highlights of the
Terminal, its secrets, famous visitors, and sometimes turbulent history. The tour is available at specially
marked “GCT Tour” windows in the Main Concourse and downloadable on mobile devices. Audio tours
are $9 for adults and $7 for seniors, military, students, and kids. Languages include English, French,
Spanish, Italian, German, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese. Information and downloads are available at
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