Macy’s Flower show

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Have you ever been to Brazil? Yes? No? Now’s your chance.  Walk through a lush and beautiful Amazon rainforest right here in NYC. Get swept away by “Macy’s Annual Flower show” (March 25th – Saturday, April 7th…) There’s still time to feel like you’re in South America – perfection. View towering palms, exotic birds, plants you’ve... Read More

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

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Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City will take place on Saturday, March 17th at 11a.m. and finishes at around 4:30 – 5:00 pm.   The parade starts on 44th street, marches up Fifth Avenue past St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 50th Street all the way up 79th street near the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City started all the... Read More

Smash

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“Smash is a larger than life drama that follows a cross section of dreamers and schemers who have one common desire – to make it on Broadway. But, becoming a star isn’t for the faint of heart as it will take blood, sweat and tears to survive the oversized egos, conflicting agendas and messy entanglements on the journey to make it to the top” – Series... Read More

Christmas in New York

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Christmas in New York, where dreams are made of…  It’s no wonder why its the most magical time of the year in the city. With 30,0000 lights glittering on the Rockefeller Christmas Tree and Ice Skaters gliding on the magical ice. It’s not surprising New York City is one of the best holiday destinations in the world. You have Holiday Shopping along Fifth Avenue and... Read More

Twelfth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

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Twelfth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square will be held on Monday, November 28th, from 5:30 PM until 9:00 PM.  The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District and Sponsor Time Warner Center will be quarterbacking the evening.  The event starts with an elaborate tree lighting ceremony at 63rd St and Broadway followed by food tastings, entertainment and in-store activities... Read More

Citi Pond at Bryant Park Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Bryant Park is located between 40th and 42nd St and from 5th to 6th Avenue.  Citi Pond at Bryant Park is open from October 27, 2011 – February 26, 2012. During the holidays the park delivers a breath-taking experience or just visual beauty for pedestrians passing by.  The shops are very charming and offer that small town feel right in the middle of the most exciting city... Read More

85th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

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The 85th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Paradestarts on Thursday morning – November 24th. This is one of the biggest Parades in New York City and has become a theme for what Thanksgiving is all about throughout the country.  Over 3 million people are lined up along the path of the parade from its beginning to its end.  You want to feel New York ’s energy, then make... Read More

New York City Marathon

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The New York City Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the world. It’s been one of New York City’s biggest annual events every year since 1970.  The Runners travel through all five boroughs of New York City.  They start in Staten Island and end up in Central park with crowds of people cheering them on.  People from all over the world come to run in this marathon. ... Read More

39th annual Village Halloween Parade

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The 39th annual Village Halloween Parade took place on Monday night, Oct 31st in Greenwich Village. There were 60,000 participants that roared up 6th avenue with outrageous, funniest, weirdest, scariest, and over-the-top costumes imaginable. The streets were full of spooky sights, such as floating eyeballs, skeletons, Muammar Gaddafi costumes, along with about 200 occupy Wall Street... Read More

Halloween Howl and Healthy Hound Fair

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The annual Halloween Howl and Healthy Hound Fair will be held on Sunday, October 23rd, 2011 from 12:00 noon to 3:00PM, at Carl Schurz Park in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Bring your dog and dress him or her up to enter the Halloween costume competition. There will be booths you can visit to learn all about healthy food, treats and more for your dog’s wellness. Location:... Read More

Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail

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The annual Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail will be held on Sunday, October 23rd, 2011 from 4:00PM – 7PM, at Dana Discovery Center (inside Central Park on 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues).  Pumpkin Sail features fun activities, live music, including a pumpkin-carving demonstration, mini-pumpkin craft decorating, spooky storytelling, as well as walking alongside... Read More

Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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The Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be held on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 from 10:30am – 1pm, at Pier 6. The Harvest Festival will feature a Halloween parade, musical guests, face painting, storytelling, arts and crafts activities, mask making and pumpkin decorating. This is a family-friendly festival that celebrates the fall harvest season in Brooklyn Bridge... Read More

Pumpkin Festival Central Park

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The Annual Pumpkin Festival in Central Park will be held on Saturday, October 29, from 11:00AM – 3:00PM at the Bandshell. The Pumpkin festival offers a haunted house, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, performances by the Puppets, live entertainment and much more.  This is a family-friendly festival that celebrates the fall harvest season in New York City, Central Park. Free... Read More

Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

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The 21st Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade will be held on Saturday, October 22nd, from 12PM – 3PM.  Dress up your dog and participate in the largest Halloween Dog Parade in the Nation. There will be over 3,000 spectators in Tompkins Square Park to watch hundreds of dogs in Costumes. All proceeds go to the N.Y.C. Department of Parks & Recreation for the upkeep of... Read More

Halloween: Bats At Belvedere

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Halloween: Bats At Belvedere Castle will be held on Friday, October 21st from 5PM until 6:30PM. “Search and learn about bats in Central Park and then scan the Great Lawn’s horizon for them in this interactive lecture with Dr. Bill Schutt, local bat expert, biologist, and author of “Dark Banquet: Blood and the Curious Lives of Blood-Feeding Creatures.” Find... Read More

Harvest Festival Tavern on the Green

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The Scene @ Tavern will be presenting a Harvest Festival where you can get ideas on fall cooking and demonstrations, as well as Halloween ideas from master pumpkin carver Hugh McMahon.  Kids can get their faces painted and decorate mini pumpkins. This Event is for Sunday, October 9th between 11:00 AM and 1:15 PM: Checkout other Upcoming Events for this week. Highlights! Fall-themed... Read More

Madison Square Park Fall Festival

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Madison Square Park welcomes children and family for a special fall festival event on Saturday, October 15th from 11AM to 2PM. There will be live music, games, arts and crafts activities, pumpkins, face painting, story time and snacks. Fun free event for the entire family to bring in the Halloween Spirit – Kids can dress up in their halloween costumes and parade around the... Read More

Madison Square Park

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Madison Square Park offers programs and events all year round!  Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Fall Activities: Oct 6 – 2:00pm – 4:30pm Art in the Park: Halloween Bookmarks Oct 7 – 10:00am – 12:30pm Art in the Park: Coffee Filter Butterflies Oct 7 – 2:00pm – 4:30pm Art in the Park: Fruit and Veggie Stamping Oct 8 – 10:00am –... Read More

Columbus Day Parade

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The Columbus Day Parade will be held on Monday, October 10th, 2011 starting at 11:30AM until 3PM on Fifth Avenue.  The parade begins at 44th Street and ends on 72nd Street. The grandstands will be located on Fifth Avenue between 67th and 69th Streets. Over one million spectators are expected and over 35,000 marchers including bands and colorful floats. Dedicated to the history... Read More

Annual Pet Parade Hudson River

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The Annual Pet Parade in Hudson River Park will be held on Sunday, October 9th from 1PM to 4PM. Dress up your dog or cat or any type of animal you have and head to Pier 84 at Hudson River Park. Compete for prizes in various categories, such as best dressed pet, most exotic pet and best pet trick. Registration is FREE.  Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for more events. To... Read More

Blessing of the Animals

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Feast of St. Francis – first Sunday in October, animals are blessed at the Cathedral of  St. John the Divine.  This impressive Cathedral is said to be the world’s largest Gothic Cathedral and has been a work in progress since 1892. Sunday, October 2, 11 am Service, followed by the Fair at 1 pm   Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for more events. Highlight... Read More

Harmony on the Hudson

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The 10th Annual Family Music Festival at Battery Park City, “Harmony on the Hudson” will be held this Sunday, on September 25, from Noon-6pm. Enjoy a great day of music and fun – festivities include the following. Musical performances for the entire family. Lawn games, street games, and art activities Food and beverages are available Tom Chapin & Friends perform... Read More

Feast of San Gennaro

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The 85th Annual Feast of San Gennaro is held Thursday, September 15, through Sunday, September 25, 2011, on the streets of Little Italy. This feast is the biggest religious outdoor festival in New York City - the celebration includes, entertainment on outdoor bandstand, Italian folk songs, rock bands, pop singers, annual cannoli eating competition, live radio broadcasts, pasta... Read More

Great Lawn

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The Great Lawn has presented over the years some of the most popular concert events in the history of New York. The lawn is 55 acres of green pastors where people play softball, soccer, frisbee, as well as picnicking, and sunbathing.  On September 15th, Andrea Bocelli performed in Central Park at the Great Lawn for 60,000 people. If you missed the concert it will air December... Read More

Italian Culture in Central Park

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Casa Barilla will be presenting a four-day celebration of Italian food and culture in Central Park from September 13-16. Casa Barilla will feature interactive cooking classes, food and culture workshops, children’s activities and more! Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for more events available for this week. Casa Barilla opens on Tuesday, September 13 and runs through... Read More

Summerstage

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Summerstage is a performing Arts Festival that’s free to the public held at the Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. JAGGED EDGE / MELANIE FIONA / CHRIS WALKER / FORCE MDS When: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 7:00PM For more details – Click Here! Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side... Read More

Washington Square Outdoor Art

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This weekend Sept 10th and 11th the Streets around Washington Square Park will be lined up with artists, photographers and craftspeople selling their work. The Washington Square Outdoor Art is schedule every Memorial and Labor day weekend and continues to the following weekend from 12:00PM  to 6PM. Location: The village art show takes place on the sidewalks of University Place... Read More

Dumbo Art Under Bridge

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The 15th annual Dumbo Arts Festival presents more than 500 artists, 150+ studios, 35+ galleries, 40+ arts organizations and live performances – all free of charge in the Dumbo neighborhood on the Brooklyn waterfront, between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges. The festival will showcase artwork in and around Dumbo street corners, parks, bridges, galleries, storefronts, performance... Read More

Atlantic Antic Street Festival

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The 37th Annual Atlantic Antic Street Festival will bring one million people to Atlantic Avenue to enjoy free performances and food from around the World, as well as fun activities all day long! The Street fair is along Atlantic Avenue from 4th Avenue in Boerum Hill to Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights. On this autumn day in Brooklyn come celebrate the day and listen to blues, rock,... Read More

Feast of San Gennaro

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The 85th Annual Feast of San Gennaro is held Thursday, September 15, through Sunday, September 25, 2011, on the streets of Little Italy. This feast is the biggest religious outdoor festival in New York City - the celebration includes, entertainment on outdoor bandstand, Italian folk songs, rock bands, pop singers, annual cannoli eating competition, live radio broadcasts, pasta and... Read More

West Indian Carnival

West Indian Carnival

The Caribbean American parade marches down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn – this colorful West Indian Carnival presents steel drum music, with its fantastic costumes and huge feather headdresses, and marching bands. Come join in on one of New York City’s most popular parades that celebrates West Indian history, culture, music and food. This parade attracts more than three... Read More

Brazilian Day

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Come celebrate the 27th anniversary of the Brazilian Day festival in NYC, with the Lavagem da Rua 46 (September 3, Saturday) and Brazilian Day, (September 4, Sunday), at 46th Street, also known as Little Brazil near Times Square. This event takes over 25 blocks surrounding Little Brazil neighborhood – the celebration will include Brazilian music, dance, food and much more. Location between... Read More

Met Summer HD Festival

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Head to Lincoln Center for the best free opera this summer. The Metropolitan Opera is presenting ten of the best free HD video screening productions of the biggest opera stars from August 27th until September 5th. Verdi’s Don CarloMonday, September 5, 7:15 pm Nicholas Hytner’s acclaimed new production of Verdi’s most ambitious opera stars Roberto Alagna in the... Read More

Films on the Green Festival

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Films on the Green Festival presents an outdoor event - ”Two Days in Paris – Deux Jours à Paris By Julie Delpy Date: September 8, 2011 Place: Columbia University / Low Library Steps Films on the Green: screening will begin at 7:30 pm About the Film: Marion (Delpy), a French photographer, lives in New York with Jack (Goldberg), an interior designer. After a brief stay... Read More

Syfy movies with a view

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Join the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for free music from BAMcinématek and DJs from Brooklyn Radio, plus free bike parking, sponsored by Bike & Roll. Music at 6:00pm, movies at sunset. Click Here for details! Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Old Fulton Street and Furman Street in Brooklyn  Read More

Summer HD Festival

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Head to Lincoln Center for the best free opera this summer. The Metropolitan Opera is presenting ten of the best free HD video screening productions of the biggest opera stars. Click here for more details. Free Outdoor Opera Screening at the Met from August 27th until September 5th. Location: Lincoln Center Plaza on Broadway and 64th St.  Read More

Fashion Night Out

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The Fashion Night Out extravaganza is back for a third year in a row – Flock to your favorite store in NYC and see models, celebrities, designers and fashion editors celebrate and kick off to New York Fashion Week. Starts September 8, from 6 to 11PM. Location: Action takes place on the streets of Madison Avenue and on Bergdorf Goodman & Saks fifth avenue on 5th Avenue. Location:Madison... Read More

Mary J Blige

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Mary J Blige will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on September 2nd, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Lenny Kravitz

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Lenny Kravitz the hit singer will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on September 2nd, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

CPC Film Festival

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The ninth annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival presents 5 free movies featuring a music theme (rock, country, salsa, jazz and soul). From August 23rd until 27th, bring your own chairs and blankets, and watch free outdoor movies on a big Screen under the stars in Central Park. Tuesday, Aug. 23: El Cantante Wednesday, Aug. 24: Bird Thursday, Aug. 25: Dreamgirls Friday,... Read More

New York Fringe Festival

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The New York International Fringe Festival is the largest multi-arts festival in North America, with more than 200 companies from all over the world performing for 16 days in more than 20 venues. Click Here for Details. August 12 – August 28, 2011 Location: Click Here  Read More

Train

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The Train will be performing their popular hits outside at the Today Show Plaza on August 26, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Stevie Nicks

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Stevie Nicks will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on August 26th, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Enrique Iglesias

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Enrique Iglesias the Latin singer will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on August 19th, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Taio Cruz

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Taio Cruz will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on August 19th, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Zac Brown Band

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Zac Brown Band the popular American country band will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on August 5th, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Andrea Bocelli Live

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Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park September 15th – Click Here for details. Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Location: Mid-Park from 79th to 85th Street.    Read More

Harlem Week 2011

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Harlem Week is a two week celebration of Harlem’s rich history and culture in August. Event includes, Outdoor Farmer’s Market & Expo, Jazz, Harlem Summer Stage and much more. Click here for Harlem Week. Location: Harlem Week.  Read More

Great Jazz on the Great Hill

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Great Jazz on the Great Hill will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. hosted by the Central Park Conservancy and Jazzmobile, Inc. This event includes a swing dance party , Arts and crafts for kids, dance workshop for adults. Bring your picnic blanket and dancing shoes for an afternoon of live jazz, music by The George Gee Swing Orchestra and special guests,... Read More

Shakespeare in the parking lot

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“Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Lot, presented by The Drilling Company (Hamilton Clancy, Artistic Director), is a summer New York institution that performs free Shakespeare productions in a municipal parking lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. For more details go to Shakespeare in the parking lot.” Show plays Thursdays... Read More

Harlem Week

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Come join in on Harlem Week on Sunday, July 31st for some food, fun, and music under the stars. For more details go to the official website Harlem Week. This event is free to the public. Schedule for “A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM” 12 Noon – 4 PM: The Family Unity Day 4 PM – 5 PM: The New York Gospel Caravan 5 PM – 6 PM: The Urban Fashion Fusion Showcase 6 PM – 9 PM: “Concert... Read More

Mad Decent Block Party

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The fourth annual Mad Decent Block Party will be held on July 30, 2011, from 12PM until 9PM. Come join in on an afternoon and evening of music, fun, food, and games. The party is open for all ages and features a full lineup of musicians including the Gang Gang Dance, Zeds Dead, Maluca, Claude VonStroke, BAIO (Vampire Weekend) DJ Set, The Hood Internet, Bosco Delrey, PO PO and Trevor... Read More

Maroon 5

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Maroon 5 will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on August 5th, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Bastilla Day

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Come Celebrate Bastilla Day on Sunday, July 10th, 2011, between Fifth and Lexington Avenue on 60th street. Enjoy French Culture from 12PM to 6PM – Activities include, music ,face painting for children, french food, desserts, and much more. Click here for more Details Location: Entrance to Bastille Day on 60th Street and Lexington Avenue – free and open to the public.  Read More

RiverFlicks for Kids

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The RiverFlicks for kids features new and classic films for children and families. Bring your own chairs & blankets, and watch free outdoor movies on a big Screen under the stars at Pier 46 by the Hudson River (Charles Street/Hudson River). August 19, 2011: Tangled rated PG Located: Pier 46 in Greenwich Village cross at Charles St.   July 8, 2011: The Karate Kid (2010... Read More

RiverFlicks for Grown-ups

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The RiverFlicks features blockbusters hits from 2010 – Watch free outdoor movies on a big Screen under the stars on Manhattan’s west side waterfront at Pier 63 lawn. July 6, 2011: The Social Network rated PG-13 July 13, 2011: Easy A rated PG-13 July 20, 2011: The Kids Are All Right rated R July 27, 2011: The Other Guys rated PG-13 August 3, 2011: The Fighter rated R August... Read More

Lincoln Center for the Visual Art

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Portraits in Dramatic Time by David Michalek will be held outside of Lincoln Center, from July 5th through July 31, between 8:45 to 11:45, except July 11th. Free; No tickets required. For more details click here. Location: Lincoln Center (Amsterdam Avenue between West 62nd and West 65th Streets)  Read More

Harlem Meer Festival

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Harlem Meer Performance Festival will be held evey Sunday through the summer from 2PM to 4PM.  Come enjoy free live music by the lakeside in the beautiful northern part of Central Park. July 3, LOS SONEROS DE ORIENTE (CUBAN SALSA) July 10, STEW CUTLER (JAZZ AND BLUES GUITAR BAND) July 17. THE EBONY HILLBILLIES (STRING BAND) July 24 PUCCI AMANDA JHONES WITH THE J.B.E.R. QUARTET... Read More

South Seaport

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The South Seaport and Pier 17 is full of history and culture. It’s located in Lower Manhattan by the waterfront and it’s filled with shops and restuarants. Click here for more details about upcoming events at the Seaport. Sound Bites Series with The Hairs July 3, 2011 – 2:00pm The Wake with Weekend July 8, 2011 – 7:00pm Sound Bites Series with Pow Wow! July... Read More

Intrepid Summer Movies

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Bring a picnic basket, and a blanket or a lawn chair to the 3rd annual Intrepid Summer Movie Series. Opens at 7:30PM, film begins at sunset, Space is limited so first-come first-serve basis. Movie will be shown on the Flight Deck.  Click here for details Intrepid (Free) Summer Movie Series The Goonies July 8, 2011 Back to the Future July 22, 2011 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial August... Read More