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Free Kayaking at Pier 26

Free Kayaking at Pier 26

Wednesday September 16, 2015

All season long pier 26 offers free kayaking on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 9:00 am until 4:30pm. In September and October, the free kayaking program is extended to include weekday evenings from 5:00 pm-6:30 pm. Continue reading...

NY ART BOOK FAIR STARTS ON SEPT. 17TH

NY ART BOOK FAIR STARTS ON SEPT. 17TH

Wednesday September 16, 2015

Printed Matter presents the 10th annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 18 to 20, 2015, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. A preview will be held on the evening of Thursday, September 17. Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines. Continue reading...

Brooklyn Academy of Music Festival Starts Sept. 16th

Brooklyn Academy of Music Festival Starts Sept. 16th

Wednesday September 16, 2015

BAM is America’s oldest performing arts center and a leading presenter of the avant-garde. Since opening in 1861, it has presented the finest in performing arts. The famous arts festival starts next Wednesday on September 16th. Continue reading...

LIC Free Concert Family day on Sunday

LIC Free Concert Family day on Sunday

Friday September 4, 2015

The LIC Concerts series wraps up its summer season with this Family Day on the Queens waterfront. From 3 pm to 5pm there will be kid-friendly activities like musical performances, face painting, balloon animals and music lessons. Then, at 5pm, soprano Stephanie Izzo will perform followed by an outdoor yoga class set to classical music at 5:30pm. Continue reading...

Live Monday Night Magic Show in Lower Manhattan

Live Monday Night Magic Show in Lower Manhattan

Friday September 4, 2015

When you think magic, you may think of Siegfried and Roy flanked by giant tigers, Criss Angel levitating in a Vegas hotel atrium or David Blaine being buried alive. This show, which was created in 1997, eschews all of that; you won’t find any large, wild animals, scantily clad assistants or over-the-top props. Instead, you’ll find professional entertainers with diverse performing styles—a veritable Who’s Who of Magic who, without crazy lights and effects, manage to wow crowds every time they take the stage. Continue reading...

Jerry Gonzalez & The Fort Apache Band At Blue Note Jazz Club

Jerry Gonzalez & The Fort Apache Band At Blue Note Jazz Club

Thursday September 3, 2015

Born, raised and educated in New York City, Jerry Gonzalez—known for fusing African-based rhythms with jazz in his early work in the 1970s—is one of the most respected figures in the world of Latin Jazz. On Sunday, September 6th, Gonzalez will perform two shows with his band at Blue Note—at 8pm and 10:30pm. Continue reading...

Larry Levan & The Paradise Garage Reunion Party

Larry Levan & The Paradise Garage Reunion Party

Thursday September 3, 2015

The Paradise Garage was the famed downtown club where the house music revolution took hold in the 1970s and '80s. For one night only, the beat is back at Verboten, a spacious Williamsburg venue where you can expect a concession lounge, a slamming sound system and, of course, dancing all night long to the break of dawn. Continue reading...

Electric Zoo Festival Starts This Friday

Electric Zoo Festival Starts This Friday

Wednesday September 2, 2015

Look out New York City dance clubs, the Electric Zoo 2015 Festival is poised to take over Labor Day weekend, bringing hoards of EDM fans to Randall's Island for the event's seventh summer. Continue reading...

Public Works: The Odyssey Live Performance

Public Works: The Odyssey Live Performance

Wednesday September 2, 2015

The Public Theater’s Public Works program creates ambitious works of participatory theater in partnership with community organizations from all five boroughs of New York City. This year, Obie Award-winning director LEAR DEBESSONET and lyricist/composer TODD ALMOND, the team behind the acclaimed Public Works' productions of The Tempest and The Winter’s Tale, join forces again to create a breathtaking new musical adaptation,THE ODYSSEY. Continue reading...

Date Night Exhibit in Larchmont

Date Night Exhibit in Larchmont

Tuesday September 1, 2015

The annual Kenise Barnes Fine Art Summer Show will feature emerging artists under the age of 40 and will also showcase amazing artwork under $4000. Stop this weekend for a special Date Night Event at Larchmont! Continue reading...

Top 5 Rooftop Bars on the Upper West Side

Top 5 Rooftop Bars on the Upper West Side

Tuesday September 1, 2015

The Upper West Side is home to some amazing rooftop bars, each with spectacular views of the city and its stunning silhouette. If you’re looking for the best rooftop bars where you can enjoy your favorite cocktail before summer’s over, this list of the top 5 best rooftop bars on the Upper West Side won’t let you down! Continue reading...

UWS Labor Day Events 2015

UWS Labor Day Events 2015

Friday August 28, 2015

Labor Day Weekend (September 4-7th) usually gets a bad rap for being the (sad) end to summer but it also marks the beginning of the most beautiful season up here in NYC. But before I begin to break out my boots and light layers, let’s talk about how to best celebrate Labor Day! For those who can’t flee to the beach for one last weekend, or prefer to hang close by – there’s plenty to do in the city. You may have to venture a little out of the Upper West Side, but I promise it can be worth it! Continue reading...

SUMMER DANCE 2015 CAMPS IN WHITE PLAINS, NY

SUMMER DANCE 2015 CAMPS IN WHITE PLAINS, NY

Friday August 28, 2015

Calling All Dancers! Whether you want to improve your technique or explore new styles, our dedicated and talented instructors will guide you to new levels and make sure you have fun along the way! Each weekly program is designed to be appropriate for specific ages and abilities. Continue reading...

Waku Waku Pop Culture Festival This Weekend

Waku Waku Pop Culture Festival This Weekend

Thursday August 27, 2015

“Waku Waku” is a new Japanese pop culture festival launching this summer in New York City. Waku Waku NYC brings together the worlds of anime, manga, music, food, film, and fashion inside Brooklyn’s Greenpoint and Williamsburg neighborhoods. Continue reading...

Whitney Museum of American Art Extends Summer Hours

Whitney Museum of American Art Extends Summer Hours

Thursday August 27, 2015

The Whitney Museum of American Art, which moved to the meatpacking district this summer, draws 5,000 to 6,000 visitors each day. The famous museum recently released a press release informing all new Yorkers that the museum will now stay open until 10 pm. Continue reading...

US Open Tennis Championships in Queens, NY

US Open Tennis Championships in Queens, NY

Thursday August 27, 2015

It's the final Grand Slam tournament of the year—one that makes or breaks seasons and sometimes careers. The US Open is a celebrated event in American sports, on par with the Masters, the World Series and the Super Bowl. Continue reading...

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival

Wednesday August 26, 2015

Thirty-five years ago, Central Park was not a place anyone wanted to watch a movie after dark. Littered dust bowls replaced once grassy fields, benches and lights were broken, and graffiti and vandalism were common. Continue reading...

JB Smoove Performs Live at Caronline’s on Broadway

JB Smoove Performs Live at Caronline’s on Broadway

Wednesday August 26, 2015

JB Smoove, will be performing live at Caroline’s on Broadway Comedy Club this week. Born in Plymouth, North Carolina and raised in Mount Vernon, NY, Smoove is a gifted writer, comedian and actor, who continues to entertain audiences all over the world with his unique brand of comedic funk. Continue reading...

Charlie Parker Jazz Fest This Week

Charlie Parker Jazz Fest This Week

Wednesday August 19, 2015

In the early '50s, Charlie Parker made his home in Alphabet City, and though Mr. Parker has been gone a long time now, the neighborhood hasn't forgotten him. Continue reading...

Flushing Night Out Community Night Market! (Food, Fashion & Music)

Flushing Night Out Community Night Market! (Food, Fashion & Music)

Wednesday August 19, 2015

Join the Flushing Chamber as we launch our first community night market on Thursday, July 16, 6-11pm, at Flushing Town Hall. This event is FREE and open to the public. Continue reading...

 
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