Bravo Bradley 2022

2023 Bravo Bradley Auction Highlights

Online Auction

The online auction is now open for online bidding and will close on Wednesday, June 14 at noon! New auction items will be added regularly, so be sure to check back often!

Live Auction

Bid on a fantastic selection of amazing packages, including: destination travel (Antigua, Newport, Napa, and NYC); group dining; sports tickets; theater and arts experiences; and more.

Many of these packages can be shared with friends. So, consider putting together a group bid! Thank you to our Bravo Bradley committee and auction donors for putting together an amazing auction.

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New England Sports Triple Play

Red Sox vs. Yankees

The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is one of the most storied in all of sports. Head to Fenway Park on Friday, July 8th and cheer on the home team in four Club Level tickets, located in the 2nd row above the visitor’s on-deck circle, with in-seat wait staff service. Before the game, enjoy an exceptional dinner at Grill 23. Continue having fun in Boston as you will spend the night in two hotel rooms at the W Boston.

Courtesy of Amy and Richard Beretta and Adler Pollock & Sheehan

New England Patriots vs. The Chicago Bears

The boys of fall are back with Mac Jones at the helm! Fans will flock to Gillette Stadium to see the Patriots in action and ready to take back their top spot in the division. This season, you'll be there with two (2) tickets in Section 106 on Monday, October 24 at 8:15 pm. The road to the Super Bowl starts here.

Courtesy of Herbie and Sandy Moitoso

Boston Celtics VIP Experience for Two

Let’s go Boston! This team is hot as they head to the NBA Finals. Cheer on Jayson Tatum and the team from two owner's seats at a mutually agreeable Boston Celtics game in the 2022/2023 season. Enjoy a pre-game dinner with team co-owner Steve Lewinstein in the owners dining room at TD Garden. Spend time in the exclusive Putnam Club and mingle with owners, legends, and VIPs. Mutually agreeable date for a game in the 2022/2023 season.

Courtesy of Stephen and Diana Lewinstein

 

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Opulence at the Ocean House

You don't have to travel far to find grand accommodations in Watch Hill, RI. Enjoy a two-night stay in the impressive Tower Suite at Ocean House, offering stunning and dramatic views of the Atlantic, Napatree Point, Stonington, and Watch Hill. Comfortable, soothing, and spacious, the Ocean House accommodations are beautifully appointed.

The first level of the two story hotel room offers a gracious foyer, master suite and powder room. The master bedroom boasts a king-size bed and bathroom with standing shower with beach stone floor and a tea-for-two tub. Large stairs lead to the second-level living area featuring stunning floor-to-ceiling fir paneling, a charming slate fireplace, built-in bookshelves, and window seats. The adjoining dining area has a custom-built banquette and access to a roof deck overlooking the ocean. The sun-drenched kitchen features state-of-the-art appliances and elegant granite countertops. An impressive spiral wooden staircase leads to the Crow's Nest - a cozy den overlooking the living area, with a daybed and a full bath with standup shower. A ladder leads to the historically replicated widow's walk. The Tower Suite is 2,400 square feet, includes two bedrooms, plus daybed, 3.5 baths and sleeps five guests. Dining area entertains up to 20 guests. In addition to standard resort amenities, the Tower Suite also offers a complimentary bar with top-shelf spirits and mixers, a dedicated Signature Suite VIP Manager, and access to the members-only Club Room Restaurant. Hotel stays will never be the same after this one!

Offer is valid November 2022 through April 30, 2023, subject to availability, and holidays/holiday weekends are excluded. Must present original letter upon check-in, and reference letter when making reservation through executive office.

Courtesy of Ocean House

 

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Luxurious Week in Costa Rica

Privacy, luxury, and relaxation await in Costa Rica! Villa Casa Blanca is a 5 bed, 6 bath, 5,500 sq ft home build to perfection. Located in Pacific Heights above Playa Potrero, the home is ideally situated for convenient access to local restaurants, stores, and less than 20 minutes from several beaches, including beautiful Flamingo Beach, one of the best known in the area. Casa Blanca has endless space for entertaining and your guests. The clean, modern design welcomes you with a massive entry into an open and light-filled space created by floor-to-ceiling glass. The glass patio doors open wide onto the outdoor living and entertainment area with a covered stone terrace, outdoor kitchen, and a large, opulent infinity-edge pool with a breath-taking view! The oversized main bedroom suite has enormous sliding glass windows that open directly to the pool and terrace. The main bath offers a jetted tub with ocean views, an oversized shower, and an outdoor shower. Also on the main level is an open living space, gourmet kitchen, another bedroom, a full bath, an oversized walk-in pantry/laundry room, and a large separate seating area off the kitchen that opens to a covered terrace with outdoor dining. The second level has an additional three bedrooms, each with its ensuite bathroom. Two of these bedrooms have private outdoor balcony space with the best views on property. The property is walled in for privacy from the road, professionally landscaped, and is 1.75 acres with a two-car garage. Villa Casa Blanca is perched in the mountains with a commanding 360-degree view of the surrounding valley and the Pacific Ocean below. The international airport is just an hour away. An on-site caretaker lives in separate quarters. This is a dream one-week vacation so gather your friends and family and have your bags packed and ready to go!

Available for one week during a mutually agreeable date. Availability within August, September, October 2022; November 19 - December 10, 2022; February 1-11, 2023; March, April, May 2023. Airfare not included. Property management available to assist with questions and arrange for amenities at an additional cost, including grocery delivery, daily maid service, etc.

Courtesy of Vahid Ownjazayeri and Katie Oakes

 

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You, Hugh, and New York City!

Give your regards to Broadway and head to New York City for an incredible weekend filled with theater, dining, and relaxation. Your first stop is to see Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster dazzle in a grand revival of one of the most beloved musicals ever written, Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man. Recently earning six Tony Award® nominations, Broadway royalty Jackman and Foster both return to Broadway for the first time since 2014. Their talent isn’t to be missed! Included are four orchestra center tickets to the 2:00 p.m. performance of The Music Man on Saturday, September 17, 2022.

After the incredible show, head to dinner at La Masseria NYC. The Italian countryside lands in Manhattan in the form of this amazing restaurant. One of the best Italian options in the area so bring your appetite! Relax and unwind for two nights at the beautiful Le Méridien New York in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From this enviable vantage point discover Central Park, Carnegie Hall, Rockefeller Center, and MoMa. Accommodations include two king rooms. Before you leave the city, enjoy Sunday brunch for four at The Smith in Uptown. Skip the long line and enjoy the creative dishes and cocktails as you soak in the last few hours in the Empire State. Theater attendees must adhere to any COVID-19 guidelines in place at the time of the performance.

Courtesy of William and Christine Carr, Sam A. Slater, and La Masseria NYC

 

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The Aquidneck Club – Stay and Play

Soak in The Aquidneck Club like the members do with this incredible golf and stay package! Schedule your visit to Newport Indoor Golf for a custom fitting and complete custom club bag. This experience entails a custom golf club full bag fitting (2.5 hours), golf bag of choice, and one full set of custom golf clubs. The set will include 14 clubs in total: one (1) driver, seven (7) iron clubs, three (3) wedge clubs, one (1) putter, and the choice of either two (2) Fairway clubs and one (1) Hybrid Club or one (1) Fairway club and two (2) Hybrid clubs.

Head to The Aquidneck Club to enjoy a foursome of golf, unaccompanied. The private 18-hole, par 71 Scottish links-style course, designed by British Course Architect Donald Steel, illuminates the natural landscape and historic terrain of the property. Overlooking the expansive harbor of Narragansett Bay, this hallmark Rhode Island course features the area’s historic terrain and natural landscape, taking full advantage of the unique waterfront location and panoramic views. After a day on the links, relax at the spa with a massage and facial. You will have beautiful ocean views during your two night stay in a private residence in “Enterprise” at the clubhouse. The 3 bedroom unit is west facing and overlooking the 18th hole. The master bedroom has its own bath; guest bath upstairs and powder room downstairs. Sleeps up to 6 adults. This is the ultimate golfer’s paradise in one of the most scenic locations in Rhode Island! Caddie fees separate and golf cart not included. Fitting and tee time must be scheduled in advance on mutually agreeable dates, based on availability. Rental unit – up to 6 adults; all linens included.

Courtesy of The Aquidneck Club, Max and Kateri Buerman, and David and Brenda Turchetta

 

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Relax in Antigua

Eight Days, Seven Nights for Four at Antigua's Exclusive St. James Club Resort. Tucked away on a secluded 100-acre peninsula on the southeastern coast of Antigua, the St. James Club is a luxury Caribbean beach resort with a long-standing reputation for exceptional service and 5-star amenities. You will be staying in a spacious 2-bedroom villa with spectacular views overlooking beautiful Mamora Bay. The master suite features a king bed and private bath. The second bedroom is furnished with two twin beds and also has its own bathroom. There is individually controlled central A/C throughout the villa, cable TV, a fully equipped kitchen, and large living room with sliding glass doors that open to an outdoor patio with lounge chairs and a table for dining al fresco.

St. James Club offers its guests access to two beautiful white-sand beaches; Coco Beach is famed for coral reefs that are a visual feast for snorkelers, and the calm waters of Mamora Bay are ideal for swimming. Indulge in a wide variety of island and water based activities. Enjoy six distinctive swimming pools, tennis courts, kayaks, pedal boats, small sailboats, and a fitness center, all courtesy of St. James Club. For families, there is a special children's area and the resort's complimentary, award-winning Kidz Club. Also available at an additional cost are boat tours, golf, diving, spa and salon services, and all-inclusive dining, serving everything from casual to Continental cuisine. What better way to celebrate the end of a long, cold, dreary winter than a week in Antigua! Available March 18-25, 2023. All-inclusive not included and can be added in advance at an extra fee. Roll-away beds may be requested for an extra fee and are subject to availability. Airfare not included. Please be advised of any COVID travel restrictions and guidelines.

Courtesy of Rosemary and Mehdi Khosrovani

 

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Nantucket Gem –
Two-Night Getaway and Gift for Her

Nantucket is a New England jewel, and The White Elephant is one of the finest luxury hotels on Nantucket. Experience two nights of beauty, serenity, and romance while immersing yourself in island charm, refined elegance, and warm hospitality. A historic waterfront resort on Nantucket Harbor, The White Elephant features chic, light-filled rooms with premium services and amenities including a heated outdoor pool, fitness room, spa, complimentary bicycles, beach and ferry transport. There is plenty of nearby dining to choose from, including several of the island’s top restaurants. Lounge on some of the best beaches in the U.S. or take a leisurely stroll into town to explore the shops.

Surprise the special person in your life with stunning amethyst and diamond drop earrings in white gold. The earrings feature 34 carats in amethyst and 1.67 carats in diamonds. A head turner for sure, and a beautiful way to cap off your getaway. Hotel valid 2022/23 season, subject to availability and excluding July, August, and holiday weekends.

Courtesy of White Elephant Nantucket and Van Busch-The Lobster Pot Fine Jewelry

 

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Discover Newport

Welcome to Harborscape! Located in the heart of downtown Newport, relax and head to the beach for one incredible week in June 2023 in an amazing private home. Harborscape boasts 4 beds and 2.5 baths with central air conditioning. Enjoy the sunset with drinks overlooking Newport Harbor from the private roof terrace. The home has two car garage parking, a full kitchen and a washer and dryer. There are plenty of top restaurants and shops within walking distance, as well as Easton's Beach and Cliff Walk. You will feel right at home in this stunning property, enjoying Newport during peak season.

Head to dinner one night with a $400 certificate to Newport Restaurant Group, which includes incredible spots in Newport like Caste Hill Inn, Bar’Cino, 22 Bowens, Smoke House, and The Mooring. Newport is a quintessential Rhode Island destination in the summer! Harborscape must be reserved on a mutually agreeable date in June 2023.

Courtesy of Bill Tracey and Newport Restaurant Group

 

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Rhode Island Dinner Club

Gather your friends and head to three of the hottest spots in Rhode Island for good food, good wine, and a good time.

Head south to Matunuck Oyster Bar for a fabulous four-course dinner for 8, with wine. Matunuck is committed to pairing fresh, locally grown produce with farm-raised and wild-caught seafood to make the freshest dishes you’ll find anywhere. Weather permitting, your dinner will be hosted on the roof top dining room with views of Potter Pond – one of the most sought after rooftop tables in Rhode Island! See where the oysters are harvested, right from your dinner seat.

From Italy to your table, bring your appetite to Massimo! Located at the gateway to Federal Hill, Massimo is a quintessential Italian trattoria for New World Italian cuisine with local flavor. Your private dinner for 10 includes an expertly crafted 4-course menu with wine pairing. When it comes to food, Massimo has you covered for some of the best Italian.

Enjoy a one year individual membership to Bellini Rooftop, a private members club, located atop the new The Beatrice Hotel in Downtown Providence. The intimate rooftop lounge will offer exclusive menus, craft cocktail experiences and dynamic social events. There is already a waitlist for this private member experience, with only 150 memberships available. Member benefits include preferential access to Bellini Rooftop and priority RSVP to Rooftop Events (up to 3 guests allowed with you), 10% discount on breakfast at all Bellini Restaurants and 10% off room reservations at all Mr. C Hotels & Beatrice Hotel; complimentary upgrade upon availability (locations in Miami, New York City and Beverly Hills). Membership is valid for one year. Must reserve on mutually agreeable dates. Gratuity not included at Massimo or Matunuck Oyster.

Courtesy of Amy and Richard Beretta, Il Massimo Ristorante, and Joseph R. Paolino Jr.

 

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Cocktail Party for 20
at The Lobster Pot

All roads in Bristol lead to The Lobster Pot! With its exceptional location on Bristol Harbor and offering stunning views of Narragansett Bay, the Lobster Pot is the perfect setting for a cocktail party for up to 20 guests. Enjoy refreshing cocktails and savory hors d'oeuvres in the company of good friends and family, all while watching the sun set over the water. Since 1929, The Lobster Pot has provided Rhode Islanders with the very best dining experiences. Discover why Rhode Island Monthly magazine awarded The Lobster Pot "Best of Rhode Island" for its seafood, bar, and magnificent views. Gratuity not included. To be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date.

Courtesy of Jeffrey Hirsh

 

Bravo auction film package

A Star is Born

Lights, camera, action! It’s your turn to be camera ready. You and a guest will enjoy a day on a movie set with the opportunity to be an extras! The film will be produced by William Horberg, who has led a multitude of films and television series. Horberg began his career as a creative executive at Paramount Pictures and later a Senior Vice President of Production. While at Paramount he oversaw the development and production of films including Ghost, The Godfather: Part III, and The Addams Family. After leaving Paramount, Horberg continued to thrive as a producer with notable works including The Talented Mr. Ripley, Cold Mountain, The Kite Runner, and Milk. Most recently, he was the Executive Producer of the award-winning limited series The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix, for which Horberg won an Emmy in 2021.

In advance of your day on set, enjoy dinner for 4 at The Capital Grille in Providence with Horberg, who can regale you with stories about his multi-decade experiences in Hollywood. The film is slated to begin shooting within the next year, likely in the tri-state area. Hotel stay at a Hilton property near the set is included. The winner will be notified where and when the production is set to begin – and who will be the stars! An evening and experience you’re not soon to forget! On set attendees must be 21+, fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a negative COVID test before going on set. Winner will be notified when the start date of production is confirmed. To be scheduled on mutually agreeable dates.

Courtesy of William Horberg, Rick and Marcy Granoff, and Diane Hunter and Manuel Irujo