Think Social Drink Local

Happy weekend! It’s Thursday and that is technically the start of the weekend for most Sternies. We do not have classes on Friday and Thursday nights at beer blast is where everyone tends to let off a little steam from the week. On tap for this weekend is one of my favorite Stern events, “Think Social Drink Local” (more lovingly known in these halls as TSDL)!

The Social Enterprise Association and the Luxury & Retail Club are co-hosting the 8th Annual TSDL event, a fundraiser, runway fashion show featuring Stern students and essentially an all-out awesome party. Students and administrators strut their stuff on the runway while the rest of us non-models enjoy food and beverages from some fabulous NY establishments such as Murray’s Cheese, Brooklyn Brewery, The NY Distilling Co. and so many more. Proceeds from the event support NYU Stern’s Social Impact Internship Fund which provides funding for Stern MBA students who spend their summers working for non-profit and social impact-based businesses. This year’s theme, I Love New York, focuses on New York-based designers and locally produced food and beverage offerings. The event highlights the economic impact of locally-minded consumption and the importance of small businesses to a thriving local community.

This is by far one of the best parties of the year and also supports a great cause. Check out the video here to see highlights from last year’s event!