Around NYC Today (9/15) German Steuben Parade, Hester Street Fair


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

To celebrate small businesses everywhere, Hester Street Fair is hosting its second annual “We Started Here” fair and Lower East Side Block Party. Featuring vendors La Newyorkina, Bodega Rose and Kochin. Free.

German Steuben Parade, Various locations, 12pm – 3pm

The Parade continues to march up Fifth Avenue between 65th Street to 86th Street. The three-hour Parade is filled with German groups wearing their traditional costumes, spectacular floats, marching bands, dancers, clubs, and organizations from across the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Canada. Free.

Truth on Display: An Artist/Curator Talk with Eric Mapp, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) in Snug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island, 2pm – 3pm

Truth on Display is a group show which contemplates issues of identity and representation in both public and private spaces. Featuring guest curator Eric Mapp, and artists Jodi Da Real, La Femme Cheri, Erika Lee, Eric Mapp, BE-I Prince, Taiwan Prince, and Debbie Roxx. Artist talk included with $5 gallery admission.

Brooklyn Queens Land Trust 7th Annual Bike & Walking Tour, Concerned Citizens of Grove Street, 16-72 Grove Street – Brooklyn, 1:30pm – 7pm

Join the Brooklyn Queens Land Trust for a guided walking and biking tour of community gardens in Bushwick and Central Brooklyn! See what’s going on in your neighborhood gardens! Hear the stories behind these green spaces and connect with your community. Free. RSVP.



TT The Artist, Cashu, Antenes, quest?onmarc, 3 Dollar Bill, 260 Meserole St – Brooklyn, 4pm, $5- $10.

Vamanos, Arc Flash, The Space Merchants, Francie Moon, Greasy Hearts, Fortune Teller, Hosted by Casey Regan, East Williamsburg Econo Lodge, 7pm, $8.

The Primals (Southern Lord), Vandalizer, The Safari Room at El Cortez, 17 Ingraham St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Dreamcrusher, Conduit (Record Release), The Dreebs, Suckling, The Glove – Brooklyn, 9pm, $8.



Popped Collar Comedy w/ Yoshi Obayashi, Alex Pavone, Aimee Rose Ranger, Whitney Chanel Clarke, Lance Pauker, Dan Wickes, Hosted by Andrew Manning, The Platform, 1178 Bushwick Ave – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Bomb Shelter Comedy w/ Ian Lara (Comedy Central, The Stand), Aaron Kaminos-Smith (Broadway Comedy Club), Max May (Broadway Comedy Club), Luke Touma (Fight Fist Podcast, Too Many Cooks), Rebecca Lewis (Gotham Comedy Club), Jeff Cerulli (NBC, VH1, MTV), EriThe Gaf West, 401 West 48th St – Midtown, 9pm, Free, RSVP.



The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd St – Chelsea, 5:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Rooftop Films: Dead Pigs, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th St – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Black Panther, SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd St – Chelsea, 8pm, Free, RSVP.



Open Garden Days: Alice’s Garden at the H.H. Biddle House, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every day until Dec. 31, 7am – 7pm, 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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