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Best of the Best NYC Theatre Fests: Summer, 2019

(June 25, 2019) - June, July, and August in the Big Apple are known for Theatre Festivals—arguably the most innovative and inspiring in the world—and some of these events include shows from around the globe. And taking advantage of these fests is a right of theatrical passage for up and coming artists, and the audiences who ride the cutting edge to meet them for the first time during summer in the city. (read the story...)

Reviewer's Beat: Last Man Club

(June 21, 2019) - In Last Man Club, Axis Theater Company, the bold standard of boundary-breaking Off-Broadway theatre, once again serves up a powder keg banquet of characters, this time relegated to the Lost & Found Department of Dust Bowl Americana. (read the story...)

10 Things to Do in Brooklyn This Summer

(June 21, 2019) - This summer, do Brooklyn right. The borough will be filled with outdoor concerts, mermaid costumes, beachgoers, movies, and fantastic food and drink all season long. Here are 10 ideas to kickstart your Brooklyn summer. (read the story...)

What to Do Before the July 4th Fireworks in NYC

(June 21, 2019) - July 4 is right around the corner, and we have some ideas on how to spend your free day in the city. Sure, there are the classic picks like fireworks and Coney Island, but we’ve chosen a few offbeat activities to consider before the Independence Day spectacle begins. Here are a few museums, parties, and picnics to enjoy on July 4 in New York City. (read the story...)

Things to Do in NYC in August

(June 21, 2019) - August is a great month to visit New York City. Sure, it's a hot season, but there are great restaurants and museums for cooling off (the subways are air conditioned, too). And with plenty of folks on vacation, you can access great New York festivals and attractions without the major crowds of other times of year. (read the story...)

Burger Imposters: NYC Impossible Burgers and Other Vegan Options

(June 21, 2019) - Many New York City eateries offer this vegan alternative to burgers. Embrace the environment and explore these meat-free offerings! (read the story...)

The Ultimate Day in NYC on New York Water Taxi

(June 21, 2019) - New York Water Taxi opens up the whole city for a day of fun! We’ve put together a day that will make the most of your New York Water Taxi All-Access Pass and give you some of the best sightseeing the city has to offer. (read the story...)

Tag This: 'Beyond the Streets' Celebrates Graffiti and Street Art

(June 20, 2019) - The new exhibition Beyond the Streets, opening June 21st in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, celebrates the artwork of more than 150 graffiti and street artists from around the world. The past to present lineup includes LADY PINK, TATS CRU, SJK 171, Shepard Fairey (who is celebrating his 30th anniversary with Facing the Giant: 3 Decades of Dissent), extensive ephemera from the Beastie Boys, and much more. (read the story...)

10 Rooftop Happy Hours in NYC

(June 14, 2019) - New York rooftop experiences typically come at a premium, but not on this list. Here are 10 rooftop bars with happy hour deals to kick off your summer—and keep it going strong. (read the story...)

6 Murray Hill Happy Hours You Should Know

(June 14, 2019) - Murray Hill occupies that limbo space between Midtown Manhattan and Not-Exactly-Midtown Manhattan. This East Side neighborhood is typically defined by the following boundaries: east-west from FDR Drive to Madison Avenue, and south-north from East 23rd to East 34th Streets. There are plenty of residences and offices here, meaning ample opportunities for post-work fun at the bar. You can also find city treasures like The Morgan Library & Museum and Grand Central Terminal nearby. Here are 6 places to unwind and enjoy cocktails, wine, beer, and food at a discount in Murray Hill! (read the story...)

5 Spicy Tumeric Drinks to Try in NYC

(June 14, 2019) - Turmeric hails from India and Southeast Asia. Often referred to as the golden spice, it’s a member of the ginger family and has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine. Made from the ground roots of the flowering plant, the spice boasts a bright yellow color. Many mixologists have been using the ingredient to add some spice to cocktails, lattes, juices, and teas—here's where to find this trending spice in NYC. (read the story...)

6 Things to Do This Summer in The Bronx

(June 14, 2019) - The Bronx lures a range of locals and tourists who flock here for the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), The Bronx Zoo, Yankee Stadium Tours, and top-notch Italian fare on Arthur Avenue. (read the story...)

WorldPride 2019: Where to See Drag Shows in NYC

(June 14, 2019) - With the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and the annual WorldPride celebration coming to New York City all June, there’s plenty to do to celebrate. New York is proud to offer a lineup of outrageous drag queen-inspired brunches and dinner shows. One venue pays tribute to music minded divas such as Madonna while another offers month-long performances by an opera singer/drag queen who is a graduate of New York’s esteemed Juilliard School. (read the story...)

Interesting Desserts You Need to Try Before Spring Ends

(June 12, 2019) - It's not too late to sample the offbeat dessert options that late spring in New York has to spotlight. From sweet hummus to chocolate lava cookies, each option is as unique as the season's flowers.  (read the story...)

Empire Outlets, NYC's Only Outlet Mall, Opens on Staten Island

(June 11, 2019) - An exciting new shopping destination has recently opened in New York City. Empire Outlets, a retail center in Staten Island, is the only outlet mall within the five boroughs of New York City and the first of its kind in one of the shopping capitals of the world. (read the story...)

Life Sucks.: Who Knew Angst Could Be So Much Fun?

(June 10, 2019) - Thankfully, for those of us unable to navigate the production’s initial run, playwright Aaron Posner’s ingenious riff on Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya—Life Sucks.— has returned to take up residence at 42nd Street’s Theatre Row. (read the story...)

Be a Star! 'Madame Tussauds New York Presents Broadway' Now Open

(June 10, 2019) - Some of us never stop dreaming about being a Broadway star. Now, your dreams can come true at Madame Tussauds New York. Step behind the scenes of a Broadway show, and strut your stuff onstage at this interactive experience coming to Madame Tussauds June 4, steps away from the Great White Way. (read the story...)

The Best Sushi in New York City

(June 06, 2019) - The New York sushi circuit boasts stiff competition. Legendary sushi chefs establish their counters both small and large here, importing delectable fish, seaweed, crab, roe, and basically anything edible from under the sea. (read the story...)

What Are the Best Boat Rides in New York City?

(June 03, 2019) - Beyond the simple pleasures of getting out on the water, a boat ride in NYC leads past crucial points in U.S. history, engineering, and architecture. You’ll also see the city’s still-thriving maritime industry at work and enjoy the greatest skyline views in the world. (read the story...)

Paddlesports Galore! Free Kayaking, Rowboat Rentals & Paddleboard Yoga in NYC

(May 31, 2019) - You might’ve seen New York by bus or by boat, but what about a kayak? A rowboat? What about a war canoe? All of these paddlesports and more can be found in New York’s major and minor bodies of water, from the serene Van Cortlandt Park Lake in the Bronx to the waterway to the world, the Hudson River. (read the story...)

Eat, Shop, and Play at Industry City, Brooklyn's Innovation Ecosytem

(May 29, 2019) - Industry City is a self-described “innovation ecosystem” in South Brooklyn, inviting tourists and locals alike to shop, eat, and explore its 35 acres of converted industrial space. The facilities consist of 16 gigantic buildings on the Brooklyn coastline in the neighborhood of Sunset Park. (read the story...)

Free Yoga Classes in 9 NYC Parks This Summer

(May 28, 2019) - In warm weather, New York City commits an amazing act of generosity: the city trots out its best professional yoga instructors, sends them to beautiful parks, and invites the public for group yoga classes that are free to participants. (read the story...)

Burgers and Shakes to Remember in NYC: Bill's Bar & Burger

(May 28, 2019) - New York thinks a lot of its burgers, and for good reason. There are plenty of solid and even stellar choices all around town—so many that it can be hard to choose. But look no further: your next stop is Bill’s Bar & Burger, which has a menu thirteen burgers strong, all with freshly ground beef patties that are hand-pressed every day in the kitchen. From the Konichiwa to the Ranch Hand, find your flavor, grab a shake, and chow down. (read the story...)

NYC's Best Outdoor Movie Screenings for Summer 2019

(May 24, 2019) - New York is obsessed with movies, and we’re very glad it is. City parks and rooftops fill with picnic blankets and cinephiles throughout all five boroughs every summer, taking in movies from black-and-white classics to international hits to superhero blockbusters. (read the story...)

What's New at Smorgasburg, NYC's Premier Outdoor Food Market

(May 24, 2019) - Smorgasburg has bragging rights as the largest weekly outdoor food market in the country. Find out the new locations and times you can experience Smorgasburg this season! (read the story...)


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