Around NYC Today (8/4) Summer Streets, Sun Ra Arkestra, Comedy at Stonewall


Summer Streets, Various locations, 7am – 1pm

On the first three Saturdays in August between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are open to the public to play, run, walk, and bike. Enjoy live performances, zip-lining, adaptive basketball games, free fitness classes with Shape Up NYC, art and science workshops, and more along the route from City Hall Park to Central Park.

Hester Street Fair Saturday Market, Corner of Hester and Essex – LES, 11am – 6pm

Come enjoy some music and meals and stroll through the booths. Free.

The Winter’s Tale – South Brooklyn Shakepeare, Washington Park Field in J.J. Byrne Playground – Brooklyn, 8pm – 10pm

Bring a blanket and join the fourth annual summer performances by the South Brooklyn Shakespeare at Washington Park Field. Directed by Elizabeth Sutton-Stone. Free.

Queens Night Market, New York Hall of Science, 6pm – 11:59pm

Take full advantage of the $5 price cap on food — only a handful of dishes will be selling at $6. Performers on the lineup include: DJ Lil Buddy, Fat Boi’s Brass Band, Quantum Split and The Phoenix Within. Free.

Mystery After Dark Tours, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Avenue – Staten Island, 8pm – 11pm

Afraid of the Dark?  Join a costumed interpreter and venture into a new historic house every night after museum hours. Listen to a mystery, story or legend on a tour lit only by candlelight. $10.



Degraw Fest w/ Eighty Ninety, Queue, Ben Rice, Elliot & The Ghost, GRITS, Kevin Daniel, Common Jack, Bell the Band, Sophie Colette, AMFM, Drew Reynolds, Littlefield, 635 Sackett St –  Brooklyn, 2pm, $10.

Press Play Fair w/ Sun Ra Arkestra (directed by Marshall Allen), BEARCAT, Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer Street – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10 suggested donation.

The Originals (Stretch Armstrong/ Clark Kent/ D-Nice/ Rich Medina/ Tony Touch), SummerStage, Rumsey Playfield – Central Park, Aug. 4 (Sat.), 6pm, Free.

Corey Flood, Trace Mountains, Fits, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Darling Chuck, Mikeflo, Chase Jam, Gabs, Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

Labretta Suede, Ice Balloons, The Othermen, DJ Drew, Diviera Drive, 131 Berry St – Brooklyn, 10pm, $7.

Bohio Music, Los Pleneros de la 21, Madison McFerrin, Soul Inscribed, and Ulali Project, Hearst Plaza, 30 Lincoln Center – UWS, 12pm, Free.

Dance Theatre of Harlem, ALA.NI, Damrosch Park, Amsterdam Ave & W 62nd St, 7:30pm, Free.

The Black Black, Logan X, Lem, Ugly American, Pet Rescue, 346 Morgan Ave – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.



Book Club: A Comedy Show w/ Blythe Roberson, Colin Stokes, Ziwe Fumudoh, Monica Heisey, Bob Vulfov, Will McPhail, Union Hall, 702 Union Street –
Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.

Comedy at Stonewall w/ Tina Barro, Whitney Chanel Clark, Claudia Cogan, Veronica Garza, Paris Sashay, The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, 2nd Floor – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm, $10.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Yoshi Obayashi, Loyiso Madinga, David Tveite, Bronwyn Isaac, Colum Tyrell, Alvin Kuai, Dan Wickes, The Platform, 1178 Bushwick Avenue – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.



Black Panther, Bedford Avenue and Laconia Avenue in Midland Field – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Paddington, Nelson Avenue and Tennyson Drive in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park – Staten Island, 8:30pm, Free.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, The Peninsula in Inwood Hill Park, 8:30pm, Free.


East New York Farmer’s Market, Schneck Ave & New Lots Ave – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Nov. 24, 9am – 3pm, Free.

Farmer’s Market, Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, 5816 Clarendon Road – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Nov. 3, 11am – 3pm, Free.


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