The Event Narrative

What I Said to the Prince Every year the Intrepid Air and Space Museum hosts an event for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. It’s a huge fundraising event where veterans and injured veterans are invited, along with a keynote speaker. At this particular event in 2010, the keynote speaker just happened to be Britain’s own Prince Harry!!! In late June, the flight deck reaches temperatures of 90-110°F, so hot that the rubber soles of your shoes will melt. That’s where I’m at,...

Concerts, Comedy and Colbert The flight deck of the Intrepid is an immensely popular event venue in the summer. The temperature is hot for New Yorkers, but the weather is generally more cooperative than the winter months, and the view of the skyline is unhindered by fog. The Tour It came as no surprise when Comedy Central approached us with a potential venue for a concert festival they were hosting in August.  When scheduling their tour, they gave no major details other...

Eggs with Caviar The 50th wedding anniversary for a marine biologist couple was a small, intimate event on the flight deck of the Intrepid. The décor and atmosphere of the event were simple, but their menu is one I’ll never forget. As marine biologists, this couple had spent years researching and studying oysters together, even discovering a new variety! Their passion for their work and for each other came through so strongly, I knew immediately—this anniversary event had to capture both. Somehow...