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Things to Do in Gramercy This Month - August 2018


Things to Do in Gramercy This Month Photo: Andy Rusch/Flickr 


Gramercy is one of Manhattan's smallest neighborhoods, but it's also one of the most beautiful. You'll find a nice selection of tasty eateries and independent shops in the area, as well as quite a few class New York City photo ops. City Guide will prepare you for your exploration of the area with this list of things to do in Gramercy this month.

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
August 18, 2018 - New York

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults and kids 7 and up! Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. To win, you’ll have to go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, learn a secret about the stars in the “sky”, find TV celebs in the food court, stand on fish under an upside-down tree in the Grand Central Market, learn the arrival time of a “ghost” train and think like Willy Wonka in the Transit Museum Gallery. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required. Questions? Call 877-9GO-HUNT.

Friends of the Family: A Variety Show - The PIT
August 18, 2018 - New York

Come watch Xpl?d and their guest team make up a musical on the spot! Xpl?d, one of the hottest musical indie teams in New York City, is back with their monthly show. There's only one thing we love more than comedy: music! We're all about belting, riffing, and harmonizing at the top of our lungz!

'From Paris With Love' The Famous Voices of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel & Charlez Aznavour - Club Bonafide
August 18, 2018 - New York

From Paris With Love" The Famous Voices of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel & Charlez Aznavour You can search atop the Eiffel Tower while eating a baguette and still fail to find anything more French than the famous voice's of Edith Piaf,Jacques Brel,Charlez Aznavour,Georges Brassens & Many More .French singer Yael Dray and Argentinian guitarist Gabriel Hermida pay homage to France's national Gretest Singers, with their musical tribute " From Paris With Love" Yael Dray-Barel and Argentinian guitarist Gabriel Hermida combine their musical styles to summon the spirit of Edith Piaf with stirring renditions of the star's greatest hits, including "La Vie en Rose," "Non, Je Ne Regrette," "Milord," and "Hymne a L'amour." & Many More .Join jazz duo Yael and Gabriel as they transport you to the City of Lights with a Sunday brunch in celebration of Paris' most captivating chanteuse at New York's Club Bonafide.

American Whiskey 101 at Fine & Rare - Fine & Rare
August 18, 2018 - New York

American Whiskey goes well beyond the most notable Bourbon and Rye. In this class we will do a tasting journey across America where we will sample Bourbon, Rye, Single Malt, Corn, Wheat Whiskey and others. You'll have a new appreciation of how diverse American Whiskey can be. Signature cocktail, six whiskies and light appetizers provided.

Mein KüNt (KüLt) - The PIT
August 18, 2018 - New York

YOUR KÜLT GAWDDESS INVITES YOU TO MONTHLY KÜNT RITUAL. JOIN US AS WE INVØKË THE SPIRIT OF THE KÜNT, DRAWING ON THE ENERGY OF MULTI'ANTI'DIMENSIONAL EKTOGASM AND CELEBRATING LYFE. YOU WILL BE ADOPTED INTO YOUR KÜLT H?ÜZ, LEARN THE FISTORY OF THE MEIN KÜNT KÜLT, MEET YOUR DEITYZ, SEE VIDEO TRANS'MISSIONS FROM YOUR KÜLT FAMILY,AND EXPERIENCE A MOMENT OF BLISSFUL CHAOS DOUSED IN CRÊME-GLITTER-BLØD. RELAXX YOUR THROAT LEST YE GAGG. CUM FOR THE RITUAL STAY INSIDE FOR THE AFTER EXXXTRAVAGANZA.

Motion Device - The Cutting Room
August 18, 2018 - New York

Motion Device is a rock band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The band started uploading videos to Youtube in 2010 when they began covering rock and metal bands from the past and present like Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Dream Theater, Led Zeppelin, Rush and many more.

HARLEM WEEK’s Summer in the City - West 135th Street between Fifth Avenue and St. Nicholas Park
August 18, 2018 - New York

This year’s “Summer in the City” will showcase the Harlem Arts Alliance’s “Artz, Rootz & Rhythm Festival” on the St. Nicholas Avenue Stage on W. 135th Street, as well as a “Dancing in the Street” party for attendees at its St. Nicholas Avenue Stage. The event also offers a full day of family-friendly activities, including a Higher Education Outdoor Expo showcasing Historically Black Colleges; performances by world-renowned musicians and performers; (language is repetitive); fashion shows, and more. Summer in the City also kicks off the first day of HARLEM WEEK’s two-day NYC Children’s Festival, and will host hundreds of vendors exhibiting food, arts and crafts, and much more. The event concludes with an evening Outdoor Film Festival in the park for the whole family at St. Nicholas Park. Expected talent will include: Bishop Marvin Sapp, the host of The Marvin Sapp Show, and more. For more information please visit: www.harlemweek.com.

'From Paris With Love' The Famous Voices of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel & Charlez Aznavour - Club Bonafide
August 18, 2018 - New York

You can search atop the Eiffel Tower while eating a baguette and still fail to find anything more French than the famous voice's of Edith Piaf,Jacques Brel,Charlez Aznavour,Georges Brassens & Many More .French singer Yael Dray and Argentinian guitarist Gabriel Hermida pay homage to France's national Gretest Singers, with their musical tribute " From Paris With Love" Yael Dray-Barel and Argentinian guitarist Gabriel Hermida combine their musical styles to summon the spirit of Edith Piaf with stirring renditions of the star's greatest hits, including "La Vie en Rose," "Non, Je Ne Regrette," "Milord," and "Hymne a L'amour." & Many More .Join jazz duo Yael and Gabriel as they transport you to the City of Lights with a Sunday brunch in celebration of Paris' most captivating chanteuse at New York's Club Bonafide.

Classical Music | Works by American composers: Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Charles Ives and more - Club Free Time
August 18, 2018 - New York

Collaborative Arts Ensemble performs works by Southern United States composers, traditional pieces and more.

The Best of Motown Feat. Soul Infinity & Carla Scott - Club Bonafide
August 19, 2018 - New York

Featuring some of New York City's finest musicians, the R&B tribute band Soul Infinity fuses blues, funk and soul to bring back the sweet sounds of the 1960s and '70s. The group is headed to New York's Club Bonafide for The Best of Motown, in which they'll showcase their skills on the artists of the legendary Detroit label. From Marvin Gaye to Al Green, Otis Redding to Bobby Womack, you'll hear all the hits that you know and love during this concert that will get you on your feet.

The Wizard of Oz Film Screening | Waterside 2018 Summer Movie Series - Waterside
August 20, 2018 - Lower Manhattan

Welcome to the Waterside Summer Movie Series. In August Waterside has Monday night movies the whole family can enjoy – with spectacular water and city views as a backdrop! We asked, you answered and voted for the Wizard of Oz! This beloved, iconic 1939 musical is based on the work of L. Frank Baum. Popcorn and an assortment of beverages provided. Showings start at dusk (around 8PM). Some seating available – lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged.

Health Seminar: Hot Flashes Be Gone! - NYC Radiance
August 21, 2018 - New York

Presented by world-renowned Integrative and Functional Medicine Practitioners Dr. Natalya Fazylova and Dr. Arkady Lipnitsky. Learn how you can restore your hormonal balance naturally and safely!! Receive a wealth of information on how protect your HEART, BONES, and BRAIN and protect against BREAST CANCER. Limited seating. Register now, or email nycradiance@gmail.com.

Us Open Kickoff Party - SPiN New York
August 22, 2018 - NYC

If you're a fan of tennis, ping pong and music then you're not going to want to miss this out! Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the US Open with Premiere Live and some of today's biggest tennis superstars! 1hr open bar sponsored by Tito's Vodka, ping pong exhibitions, prizes and a special performance by REDFOO from LMFAO are awaiting!

One World Players' Party at Wtc - SPiN New York
August 22, 2018 - NYC

TIME: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM The One World Players' Party includes an evening of gourmet cuisines, elegant signature cocktails and exclusive networking highlighted by a $50,000 Prize Ping Pong Pro-Am Shootout with WTA/ATP pros and amateurs! Beneficiaries from the evening include the National Tennis Foundation and additional player charities. Organizer Premier Live is excited to welcome guests to this competitive, fun and unique event. Enjoy panoramic skyline views from the spectacular Sky Lobby, located on the 64th floor of the world-class landmark, One World Trade Center in New York City. ATP/WTA pros and amateurs will compete in the One World Players' Party Pro-Am Ping Pong Shootout. Trophies will be awarded to the winners and prize money will be divided amongst first & second place along with semi finalists.

Am I A Terrible Person? - The PIT Underground
Through August 22, 2018 - New York

After any interaction with another human being, there's one question that's on everyone's mind – Am I a Terrible Person? is a comedy show where comedians and storytellers open up their stories for the audience to decide. It's a night to throw your shame and guilt aside and laugh at other people's pain for awhile.

Musical Salute To The First Ladies of Neo-Soul: Sade, Lauryn Hill & Jill Scott - Club Bonafide
August 23, 2018 - New York

For a singer with such powerful pipes, it's something of a shock to hear vocalist Emilie Surtees describe herself as primarily a "listener." Then again, maybe it's her extraordinary capacity to listen that gives her tribute to Sade, Lauryn Hill and Jill Scott its amazing accuracy. Surtees not only replicates hit songs, power note for power note, but communicates the soul of each singer who originally recorded them — something that requires not only incredible vocals but also a profound appreciation of music. Be moved and amazed by a tribute artist every bit as talented as the singers she honors in this concert at Club Bonafide in New York City.

Singles Booze Cruise - Empire Cruises
August 24, 2018 - New York

Single or not, come have a few cold drinks on us. Meet fellow New Yorkers and visitors as we sail to the Statue of Liberty. Aboard our Singles Booze Cruise, enjoy of live music as we showcase the amazing New York City's skyline. At our Premium Open Bar, enjoy of refreshing beverages and cocktails. Food available for purchase. From Skyport Marina, we start boarding at 8:00 PM and depart at 8:30 PM. After tons of fun, we return to the dock at 10:30 PM.

French Jazz, Standards & Bossa Nova Feat. Chloe - Club Bonafide
August 24, 2018 - New York

New York City-based vocalist Chloe studied jazz for three years at the academy of Sarah Lazarus before releasing her first album, Heart of a French Girl, recorded between Paris and New York. Since then, she has performed regularly on both sides of the Atlantic in venues like Le Sunset, Le Franc Pinot, Zinc Bar and The Manderly at The McKittrick Hotel, home of performance art show Sleep No More. In this show at New York's Club Bonafide, Chloe performs jazz classics, bossa nova selections, French standards and even a few compositions of her own.

Lifestyle Portrait Photo Walk with Kenneth Hines Jr - Sony Square NYC
August 25, 2018 - New York

Join Sony Alpha Imaging Collective member Kenneth Hines, Jr. as he shares tips on creating stellar Lifestyle Portraits for Beauty & Fashion Bloggers. Learn about the cameras and settings he uses for this type of photography as well as his favorite lenses from Sony. *cameras are first come first served Kenneth Hines, Jr is an Atlanta, Chicago and New York based photographer. As a self-taught photographer he continues to share his experience and knowledge online with others who wish to learn more about photography and grow their craft.

Summer Obsession Midnight Yacht Cruise - Harbor Lights Yacht
Through August 26, 2018 - New York

Obsessed with Summer? Then party the night away in unique fashion on a Midnight Yacht Cruise, where dancing, cocktails, & dazzling night views of the breathtaking NY Skyline & Statue of Liberty will be in full effect. DJs get these 3 levels of partying going, spinning mainstream, Top 40, Latin, & EDM. There's also open-air decks & cash bars, and a buffet to purchase food. Grab some of your friends & hit the water for a nonstop good time you're sure to never forget. CONTACT INFO: events@nypartycruise.com www.nypartycruise.com/eventpages/2018/midnightcruise82518.html

L’Occitane 555 5th Avenue Concept Store Grand Opening Weekend - 555 5th Avenue, New York NY 10017
Through August 26, 2018 - New York, 10017

Celebrate with L’OCCITANE, the prestige international beauty company with high-quality skincare, body care, and fragrance, their brand-new concept store on New York City’s prestigious Fifth Avenue with festivities, gift with purchase, and complimentary treats all weekend long. Come shop and enjoy: •10am-12pm: L’OCCITANE brand ambassadors will be handing out invites, hand creams and balloons welcoming everybody. •12pm-2pm: Enjoy refreshing People’s Pops lemon verbena and lime mint shaved ice’s with ANY L’OCCITANE purchase. •4pm-6pm: Continue celebrating into the night with more treats and surprises! PLUS: Free gift with $75 purchase, plus a free bonus gift when you spend $125!

Rammellzee: Racing for Thunder - Red Bull Arts New York
Through August 26, 2018 - New York

The cultural impact of the equation known as The Rammellzee (1960—2010) — legendary artist, graf writer, hip-hop pioneer, Gothic Futurist theoretician and New York cult icon — set the groundwork for today's interdisciplinary creative hyphenates. Taking over the entirety of Red Bull Arts New York, “RAMMELLZEE: Racing for Thunder”'s largest survey to date examines the evolution of the artist's diverse body of work. From seminal post-graffiti works to his rare but robust formal output throughout the 1980s, the show features important artworks and sculptures created over the last 20 years of his life. The exhibition gathers archival materials and artworks from RAMMELLEZEE's estate and collections around the world, alongside oral histories recently commissioned by Red Bull Arts New York. This historic survey aims to introduce a new generation to an artist-prophet from the edge who found himself, again and again, in the center of everything.

Dining Concourse in Concert - Grand Central Terminal - Lower Level Dining Concourse
Through August 28, 2018 - New York

Opened in the late '90s, the Dining Concourse celebrates its 20th anniversary with a free lunchtime music series featuring '90s cover bands. BYO nostalgia!

Morning Soda! - The PIT Underground
Through August 29, 2018 - New York

Morning Soda is a ladyprov team performing the evente form.

B's Bees - Club Bonafide
August 31, 2018 - New York

Canadian, Montreal-based B's Bees is a hard-swinging group known for their introspective, high-energy music. Comprised of four core members, and led by drummer Brandon Goodwin, the group toured down New Orleans in May 2017 to work with producer Delfeayo Marsalis before heading into the studio to record their second album. The group has performed with some of Canada's top talent and has also performed with Grammy-award winning saxophonist Kebbi Williams, and D.C.'s Elijah Jamal Balbed.

Madison Square Park Conservancy Announces Artist Diana Al-Hadid’s First Major Commissioned Outdoor Public Art Exhibition - Madison Square Park
Through September 03, 2018 - New York

Madison Square Park Conservancy Announces Artist Diana Al-Hadid’s First Major Commissioned Outdoor Public Art Exhibition Date: May 14, 2018 through September 3, 2018. Madison Square Park Conservancy announces its thirty-sixth exhibition, Delirious Matter by artist Diana Al-Hadid. Six new sculptures will be installed across Madison Square Park’s central Oval Lawn, peripheral lawns, and northern reflecting pool. Delirious Matter is the artist’s first major public art project. It will be on view from May 14, 2018- September 3, 2018. In spring 2018, artist Diana Al-Hadid (American, b. Aleppo, Syria 1981, lives and works in Brooklyn) will create newly commissioned sculptures in Madison Square Park. Two wall works will be combined with rows of hedges to form a room suggesting the elegiac beauty of deteriorating structures nestled into plant material. Three reclining female figures, titled Synonym, sit on plinths and will be displayed on the surrounding lawns. In the Park’s reflecting pool, the artist will realize a site-specific sculptural bust of a female figure perched atop a fragmented mountain. Al-Hadid is best known for creating work using traditional and contemporary scu... (read more)

200 Years of American Style - Grand Central Terminal
Through September 05, 2018 - New York

Established in New York City in 1818, Brooks Brothers is America's oldest clothing brand. To celebrate its 200th anniversary, Brooks Brothers is proud to present a special exhibition in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall. Discover the company's unparalleled history, notable innovations and iconic fashion items that are still relevant and ubiquitous today. With extensive ties to Hollywood and worldwide celebrity, as well as to many world leaders—Brooks Brothers has dressed 40 of 45 U.S. presidents—Brooks Brothers has assembled an immersive exhibition that traces the accomplishments, cultural significance, and global influence of the brand as it sets its sights on the next 200 years.

Dancify That! - PIT Striker Mainstage
September 07, 2018 - New York

Come watch as our fabulously costumed contestants compete in creating dance inspired by some of the funniest and bizarre videos from the internet. We all watch the video. Contestants have 3 minutes to create their dance. Then they perform. Then they are judged by some of the judge-iest comedians in the city. With aerobics, burlesque and a sing-a-long "Dancify That!" will entertain your chassez off.

CEG & T Presents Amorphis/Dark Tranquillity/Moonspell/Omnium Gatherum - Gramercy Theatre
September 07, 2018 - New York

Just a few blocks from Madison Square Park, Gramercy Theatre’s intimate live experience remains unmatched by any other Manhattan venue. Get up close and personal with the performers in the general admission section, or enjoy a full view of the unforgettable environment in our authentic theatre seating. Grab a cold drink from one of the many bars located in the venue, including the downstairs lounge.

Good Brother: The Office at the End of the World - The PIT
September 07, 2018 - New York

From the creators of "City Hall" and "Jesus Christ: Tater Tot" and "The Fifth Man" and "Jail Bait" and "Beefsteak and Gravy" and "Highjinks on the High Seas" and "A Nice Knight for a Troll" and "Are you Still Reading?" and "We're almost To the Good Part" comes "Good Brother: The Office at the End of the World"- A lighthearted look at the mundanity of hope in the obscene shadow of failure. Also… The Apocalypse! The Office at the End of the World is populated by the losers. The failures. The has beens and the never weres. The sporto's. The motorheads. The geeks. The sluts. The bloods. The wastoids. The dweebies. And the dickheads. The show is even scored by a real life failed musician! This collection of characters try to find meaning in their existence during the inevitable end of all things. Good Brother is Chris Booth and Josh Wolinksy w/ musical accompaniment by John C. Smith.

Angra - Gramercy Theatre
September 12, 2018 - New York

Originally formed back in 1991, Angra is one of the biggest names of Brazilian heavy metal worldwide, due to their many acclaimed albums and the building of a glorious career. The Brazilian quintet is a musical reference, with its symphonic interludes and highly technical arrangements, plus the alchemy with metal and Brazilian elements. Angra today is an example of versatility in music.

Dinner for One Presents… - The PIT
September 13, 2018 - New York

Come see Dinner for One's hour of outrage-fueled, character-driven and relentlessly-silly sketch comedy. Basically, it's all their weird thoughts acted out in front of strangers. Come join the party.

Entirely From Memory - PIT Striker Mainstage
September 15, 2018 - New York

The team of Entirely From Memory performers will attempt to recreate a classic story based only on what they can remember about it. But that's not all! They must also play by the following rules: 1.) The show is cast blindly and in front of the audience 2.) Actors must incorporate lines written by the audience 3.) Actors must incorporate any sound effect played by the tech booth 4.) One audience member is given a horn they may honk three times. Once honked, the performers must create a "deleted scene" not originally in the story. Performers: Willy Appleman, Ryan Chittaphong, Tom Costello, Ben Furnas, Molly Gaebe, Claire Gresham, Clare McNulty,Andy Schneeflock, Scott Thomas and hosted by Pete McElligott.

St. Ives Mixing Bar - St. Ives Mixing Bar
Through September 15, 2018 - New York

The St. Ives Mixing Bar is back starting Friday, June 15th for another summer of fun! Located in the center of the Flatiron neighborhood at 168 Fifth Avenue, the St. Ives Mixing Bar will offer visitors the opportunity to create personalized face scrubs, moisturizers and body lotions from more than 60 customizable combinations, including on-trend ingredients, such as: rose water, yuzu, kiwi, pink grapefruit, and more! A truly unique sensory experience, the St. Ives Mixing Bar will allow guests to see, smell and touch the ingredients that will leave them feeling fresh-faced and glowing. And for those looking to step up their glow game, a new mineral shimmer can be added to any combination of ingredients. The St. Ives Mixing Bar will also be heading online so those who aren’t traveling to NYC this summer can still create and ship custom products!

Shake That Midnight Yacht Cruise - Harbor Lights Yacht
Through September 16, 2018 - New York

Set sail around New York City and enjoy music, dancing and breathtaking views of the world's most famous skyline, on this late-night party cruise aboard the heated, multilevel Harbor Lights yacht. The ship boasts two enclosed dance floors, a fully stocked cash bar and cash buffet, and a massive outdoor lounge space. And DJs E.M. & Ish will be on board to spin a combination of Top 40, EDM, mainstream and Latin to keep the boat rocking till the wee hours of the morning. CONTACT INFO: events@nypartycruise.com www.nypartycruise.com/eventpages/2018/midnightcruise91518.html

Explore NYC’s new Rosé Mansion! - Rosé Mansion
Through October 07, 2018 - New York

This summer we’re making all of your Rosé dreams come true. Wander the rooms in the mansion while sipping Rosé from around the world. Each room will transport you to a different place and time. Along the way you will learn about the history, science, and economics of this magical beverage. Travel to Ancient Rome, stop by the Finger Lakes, blend your own wine, swing from a gold chandelier, and more before you end your journey in the greatest Rosé wine bar on the planet. Buy a ticket for a specific date and time. All tickets include entrance to the experience and wine samples equaling about two glasses of wine. Additional glass, bottles, and snacks are available for purchase in the Grand Tasting Lounge.

Café Grumpy Historic Photo Exhibit - Grand Central Terminal - Café Grumpy
Through October 15, 2018 - New York

Visit Café Grumpy in the Lexington Passage for a Historic Photo Exhibit! Take some time out of your commute to check out the beauty of Grand Central Terminal throughout the years. Details & Light: Historical Photographs of Grand Central Terminal will be on display at Cafe Grumpy from August 15th through October 15th.

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