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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...

YANKEES VS TWINS: 3 Things To Know About This Game

YANKEES VS TWINS: 3 Things To Know About This Game

Tuesday August 18, 2015

A couple of pitchers searching for important victories will head to the mound on Monday, when the Yankees and Twins open a three-game series at Yankee Stadium. Continue reading...

Chris D’Elia Peforms Live at the Levity Club This Wed.

Chris D’Elia Peforms Live at the Levity Club This Wed.

Tuesday August 18, 2015

Chris D’Elia is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after young comedians and actors in the comedy world, with Variety naming him one of its “Top 10 Comics to Watch.” This Wednesday he will be performing live at the Levity Club in Yonkers, NY. Continue reading...

Rhythm & Rhyme: An Evening of Poetry & Song

Rhythm & Rhyme: An Evening of Poetry & Song

Tuesday August 18, 2015

Wombat Theatre Company presents: Rhythm and Rhyme, an evening of poetry and song. Six singers, six spoken word poets, and a good time to be had by all. Join us for a night of food, drink, raffles and entertainment benefiting the Franciscan Community Center. Continue reading...

25th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest

25th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest

Friday August 14, 2015

Astella Development Corporation (Astella) and Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) are presenting the 25th Anniversary Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest, Saturday, August 15, 2015 on Coney Island's historic boardwalk. This FREE*, family-friendly event is open to amateurs and semi-professional sand sculpting artists of all ages competing for cash prizes and bragging rights. Continue reading...

BOOGIE ON THE BOULEVARD THIS SUNDAY

BOOGIE ON THE BOULEVARD THIS SUNDAY

Friday August 14, 2015

Get ready for Boogie on the Boulevard! On Sunday, August 16th, the center lanes of the Grand Concourse from 161st Street to 167th Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, activities, and programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond, as well as local artists and performers. Continue reading...

Friday Night Music: Osekre Perfroms Live in Yonkers

Friday Night Music: Osekre Perfroms Live in Yonkers

Thursday August 13, 2015

Originally from Ghana, Oserkre offers a lively blend of Afropop and soca, punk, and reggae. The band has an improvisational, jam-session quality that Osekre relates to Ghanaian jama music, when a circle of people create polyrhythms using drums, gongs, clapping and singing as a form of cheerleading. Continue reading...

American Bolero Dance Company presents Tablao Flamenco

American Bolero Dance Company presents Tablao Flamenco

Thursday August 13, 2015

Tabblao Flamenco is a dance series of live cabaret-style shows featuring Flamenco and other kinds of Spanish dance and music. The group will be performing live this Saturday, August 14th at the The Chian Federation in Asotria Queens. Continue reading...

Just Opened: La Pecora Bianca

Just Opened: La Pecora Bianca

Wednesday August 12, 2015

Claudettte’s Mark Barak trades cherry Provencal for locavore Italian at his sophomore venture, a pastoral-inspired NoMad dining room decorated with oak floors, a white-marble staircase and an expansive standing bar that serves expresso by day and aperitivos by night. Continue reading...

Time Out New York's Battle of the Burger

Time Out New York's Battle of the Burger

Wednesday August 12, 2015

Taste your way through 20 of NYC's best burgers at Time Out New York's Battle of the Burger presented by Amstel Light, the ultimate grill-off on August 19 in the Seaport District. Your ticket includes burger tastings and unlimited beer from Amstel Light and Amstel Radler, plus live music and more! Continue reading...

Dog-Friendly Spots on the UWS

Dog-Friendly Spots on the UWS

Tuesday August 11, 2015

Upper West Siders love their dogs! We have one of the highest populations of dogs in this neighborhood, and you cannot walk down any street without passing by a furry friend. Many people struggle with determining which local restaurants and stores are pet friendly, so here are a few favorites that will allow you to bring your dog along with you! Continue reading...

Rooftop Crawl This Weekend

Rooftop Crawl This Weekend

Tuesday August 11, 2015

Meet your friends above the city, where cocktails sparkle like the Broadway lights below, and the world is your oyster. Enjoy a Weekend of New Energy, Connections, and Good Times. Continue reading...

Jams Under the Stars at Rufus King Park

Jams Under the Stars at Rufus King Park

Wednesday August 5, 2015

This two-day festival kicks off with the Under the Stars Concert from 6 pm to 10 pm, which pays homage to musical icons of jazz, R&B, rock and funk in Rufus King Park. The celebration continues the next day, highlighting the diversity of Queens and giving guests an insider's view into downtown Jamaica and surrounding areas. Continue reading...

A Bronx History Lesson

A Bronx History Lesson

Tuesday August 4, 2015

Ever wondered how the Bronx got its name? In the late 19th century, the area was a hub for the Northeast rodeo circuit, and folks would travel to see cowboy’s rope broncos (known to fans as “broncs”). Continue reading...

Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach Bash 2015

Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach Bash 2015

Tuesday August 4, 2015

Join the Conservancy Currents for a cocktail party on the beach! Tickets on sale now, and proceeds benefit the Conservancy’s waterfront programming. Continue reading...

New York Asian Film Festival Starts This Week

New York Asian Film Festival Starts This Week

Thursday June 25, 2015

The New York Asian Film Festival enters its 14th year this summer, screening everything from mainstream blockbusters and art-house eccentricities to genre and cult classics. The festival shows some of the biggest films from many Asian countries, bringing a number of them to American audiences for the first time. Continue reading...

Exhibit: 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

Exhibit: 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

Thursday June 25, 2015

For 150 years children have been following Alice down the rabbit hole to a topsy-turvy world where madness reigns, and language and logic (and Alice herself) lose all proportion. The Morgan Library & Museum celebrates the book’s sesquicentennial with an exhibition featuring Lewis Carroll’s original manuscript, rarely seen on these shores, and a rich trove of drawings, letters and objects associated with the story. Continue reading...

Shrek the Musical in Forest Park

Shrek the Musical in Forest Park

Thursday June 25, 2015

Enjoy the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wise cracking donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. The musical will be presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions and sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich. Continue reading...

Jamie Kennedy Live at Caroline’s on Broadway

Jamie Kennedy Live at Caroline’s on Broadway

Wednesday June 24, 2015

Jamie Kennedy is a true renaissance man, covering the genres of comedy, drama, animation, reality, horror, action and thriller. He will be hosting a comedy special at Caroline's on Broadway this Thursday at 7:30 pm. Continue reading...

 
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