Around NYC Today (4/30) Butterboy, The Secret History of Bodegas, Frugal Fitness


Frugal Fitness with intenSati, The Financial Gym – Chelsea, 6pm – 8pm

intenSati is a sweat-dripping, heart-pumping, mood-lifting cardio class (think dance meets kickboxing meets yoga) that infuses positive spoken affirmations to take your transformation from purely physical to transformational. Free. RSVP.

The Secret History of Bodegas, Caveat – LES, 7pm – 9:30pm

Explore the history of bodegas and their connection to the origins of New York City itself. Hear how wave after wave of immigrants – Germans, Dominicans, Koreans, and more – each left their mark upon this New York institution. We’ll also be uncovering stories some of your favorite bodega products. What exactly is hiding in that Boar’s Head deli meat, and why is it the undisputed king of New York sandwiches? $10 – $12.



CUP, Darkwing, Essi, Sic Tic, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $10.

Magna Carda, Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, 6pm, $8 – $10.

The Molice, Erostratus, Onesie, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

UV Rays, So Called People, Just Fabulous, Our Wicked Lady – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $10.

Ellen And The Degenerates, Whiner, Nervous Dater, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.



Butterboy Comedy w/ Drennon Davis, Evan Williams, Loyiso Madinga, Maggie Crane, Calise Hawkins, Matteo Lane, Hosted by Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, Littlefield – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Side Ponytail Comedy w/ Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Joel Walkowski (New York Times), Liz Barret (Carolines), Brandon Vincent Jackson (Punch Line Philly), Mike Abrusci (IFC), Friends and Lovers – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free.



Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours, Meet at Helskell Plaza in Bryant Park, Every Monday until June 4, 8am – 9am, Free.

Tour of Gracie Mansion, Gracie Mansion in Carl Schurz Park – Yorkville, Every Monday until Dec. 10, 10am – 10:50; 11am – 11:50am, 5pm – 5:50pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue – UES, Every Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday until April 30, 2pm – 3:30pm, Free.


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