Around NYC Today (11/24) Sufjan Stevens Holiday, Roller Wave


Sufjan Stevens Holiday, Rough Trade NYC, 64 North 9th St – Brooklyn, 11am (while supplies last)

For over a decade, and almost every Christmas, Sufjan Stevens recorded a Christmas album that he gifted to friends and family. Stevens’ label, Asthmatic Kitty Records, finally release Songs for Christmas: Volumes I-V as a 5xLP vinyl boxset. On Small Business Saturday, Asthmatic Kitty Records will be taking over Secretly Distribution Cafe to celebrate the release of Sufjan Stevens’ Songs For Christmas box set with free postcards, hot chocolate and more. Free.

Central Park Ranger Bike Tour, Harlem Meer near Malcolm X Blvd Entrance in Central Park, 11am – 12:30pm

Bike through Central Park while enjoying the sights and sounds of the season. Participants should bring their own bike and helmet. Registration required. Participants are chosen by lottery. Free.

Union Square Holiday Market, South Plaza in Union Square Park, 11am – 8pm

Hailed as a must-visit destination for unique gifts created by local craftsmen and artists, millions of people browse the winding aisles each year for a unique holiday experience. Free.

The Roller Wave: Roller Disco, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 6pm – 10pm

Glide, ride, fly, get high! Studio50 H brings a roller wave skate party to the House of Yes for an evening of roll bouncing, boozing, and boogying. Get your workout and your happy hour on at the same time. Featuring music from Studio50H and Valissa Yoe. $10 – $20.

Music for the Masses, Saint Vitus Bar, 1120 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 11pm – 4am

Brooklyn’s favorite New Wave party returns. Alex English and guests will be playing a heady mix of darker 80s tunes by the likes of Depeche Mode, New Order, Joy Division, The Cure, Sisters Of Mercy, Bowie, The Smiths, Nitzer Ebb and Orchestral Manoeuvers In The Dark. Free. RSVP.



Fruit & Flowers, Straw Pipes, Max Pain and the Groovies, Berlin, 25 Avenue A -East Village, 8pm, $10.

Lily and the Horn Horse, Sweet Baby Jesus, Lucy, Saturday Night, Sunk Heaven, Ted Kamal, Fire Roast, The Glove, 885 Lexington Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $6 before 10pm, $10 after.



Side Ponytail w/ Joel Kim Booster (Conan, Comedy Central, TruTV, Netflix), Carmen Lagala (Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Larry Owens (TruTV), Carmen Christopher (Chris Gethard Show), Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave – Brooklyn, Nov. 24 (Sat.), 8pm, Free.



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.

Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park, Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Ave – Inwood, Every Saturday until May 25, 2019, 8:30am – 9:30am, Free.

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

NYRR Open Run, 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue in Morningside Park, Every Saturday until June 1, 2019, 9am – 10am, Free.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street in Central Park, 2pm – 3pm, Free.


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