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This Week in NYC

January 28, 2015 - by CG News Desk

THE BIG EVENT

This weekend is Super Bowl Sunday! While you may not support the Patriots or the Seahawks, everyone in New York City can agree to get on board with enjoying the food, camraderie and entertainment surrounding Super Bowl XLIX. Don't feel like going outdoors? There is nothing wrong with camping out in front of the TV at home or a friend's to enjoy the game. For more information on some great last minute TV sales, click here.  

*54 Below will be having its Super Bowl Sunday starring Katy Perry event, (*she is the official halftime entertainment), beginning at 6:30pm. Doors open at 5:15pm; reserve now!

*Empire City Casino will be hosting a Terrace Tailgate Party, from 4pm-8pm, at its Empire Terrace Restaurant, for $14.95. All sorts of yummy hot dogs, wings, nachos, burgers, $4 Miller Lite pints, prizes and giveaways! Make your reservations now, call 914-457-2454.

*The Bridges will be offering insanely good .75 cent wings, $5 beers and 14 glorious HDTVs to catch the game.

*The Standard Biergarten will begin Super Bowl festivities at 5pm, with food and prizes every quarter. 

*Brooklyn Bowl will be offering a super viewing experience, with 14 HD screens, beer, finger foods and more. 

Planning to make your own Super Bowl snacks? Check out Guy Fieri's Super Bowl party cooking tips here. 


EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK

 

New at The Morgan Library & Museum, Lincoln Speaks: Words that Transformed a Nation

PLUS: Get out of the cold, dreary weather into the warmth for a glimpse of beauty at AMNH's Butterfly Conservatory. Now, at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, explore Hubble@25... In her new exhibit, Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimmage, she photographs subjects she's moved by, now at New York Historical Society... The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)...(through 3/22)... Killer Heels at Brooklyn Museum features 160+ artfully crafted historical and contemporary heels from the seventeenth century through the present, including shoes worn by Marilyn Monroe, Lady Gaga and more.


COMEDY 

 Chelsea Lately alum Josh Wolf performs at Gotham Comedy Club. (1/30-31)

PLUS: Whitney Cummings at Carolines on Broadway (1/29-31)...Funny Faces w/Christian Finnegan at Gotham Comedy Club (2/4)

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KIDS 

 

The odds are in your favor! See Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games up close and personal, now at Madame Tussauds New York! Plus, One Direction and more! 

PLUS: Lionboy at the New Victory Theater (now-2/1) takes you on a cross-continental rescue mission involving no less than a floating circus, a hot air balloon, a pride of talking lions and one clever chameleon. (rec. ages 8 and up)...


SIGHTSEEING

 

New York Water Taxi is offering a combo rate for a New York City cruise plus admission to the National 9/11 Memorial Museum for $54. 

PLUS: Baseball season will be here soon! Take the Yankee Stadium Tour now!

Bryant Park holds its first ever Winter Carnival (1/30-31)

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NIGHTLIFE & MUSIC

 

Blues guitarist Robert Cray Band comes to B.B. King Blues Club (1/30)

PLUS:  Jack White at Madison Square Garden (1/30))...Cirque Fridays at Highline Ballroom (1/30)...Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts (1/31)...The Smithereens at B.B. King Blues Club (1/31)...Les Contes d'Hoffmann at The Met (1/31)...Video Games at The Beacon (1/31)...Cabaret Under The Bridges (1/31)...Gospel Brunch with Harlem Gospel Choir every Sunday at B.B. King Blues Club (2/1)...Cocomama at 54 Below (2/3)...An Evening with Diana Ross kicks off the opening of newly renovated Kings Theatre in Brooklyn (2/3)...SciCafe: NYC Subways: Mapping the Urban Microbiome, Genome, and Metagenome at AMNH (2/4)...


SNEAK PEEK, NEXT WEEK

Marin Mazzie at 54 Below (2/5)...OISNW star/comedienne/singer Lea DeLaria at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (2/5)...Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone at B.B. King Blues Club (2/6)

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