Around NYC Today (12/7) M.A.K.U. Soundsystem, Loteria y Café


Loteria y Café, Highbridge Recreation Center in Highbridge Park, 2301 Amsterdam Ave – Washington Heights, 10am – 2pm

Enjoy a day of loteria (BINGO) and coffee with the chance to win fun prizes. Free. RSVP by calling (212) 927-2012.

Winter Tavern Night, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum in Dyckman House Museum, 4881 Broadway at 204th St – Inwood, 6:30pm – 8pm

Join an evening of merrymaking at the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum! Enjoy adult beverage tastings, tasty treats, music, and traditional tavern games. Pub Quiz will be held at 7:00 p.m. with Inwood and general pub history. $10. General admission tickets include two drink tickets and light pub food.

Annual Lott House Tree Lighting, Hendrick I. Lott House, 1940 East 36th St – Brooklyn, 6:30pm – 8pm

The Lott House will be hosting its Annual Tree Lighting! Along with the lighting of the tree, the historic Dutch-American farmhouse will be visited by Sinterklass. The ceremony will include live music, free cookies, and cocoa for all. Free.

Smorgasburg x VICE Night Market, Villain, 307 Kent Ave – Brooklyn, 6pm – midnight

Smorgasburg will be serving up delicious food and drinks from carefully curated vendors, plus music and programming from VICE. Vendors include Bona Bona Ice Cream, El Perrito Street Dogs and Mao’s Bao. Featuring live astrology chart readings from Randon Rosenbohm and music by  Darker Than Wax FM, Marco Weibel,Mawkus and Jin Seow. Free. RSVP.

Lighting of the World’s Largest Menorah, Grand Army Plaza, Fifth Avenue between West 58th and West 59th St, 3:30pm – 4:30pm

See the lighting of the world’s largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza. The menorah is 32 feet tall and weighs about 4,000 pounds. Free.

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn, Grand Army Plaza – Brooklyn, 6pm – 7pm

At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for children. Free.

Winter Village, Bryant Park, 8am – 10pm

Enjoy local crafts, artisanal food, and goods from around the world. The Winter Village also features New York City’s only free admission ice skating rink. 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.



Baby Dayliner, Sunnyvale, 1031 Grand St – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

M.A.K.U. Soundsystem, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm, Free.

Alec Loeb & Noddy Khan, Drexel and The Spirit (Album Release), Heavenly Faded, 1000 Fuegos, Grumby (DJ Set), Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 7pm, $10.

Operator Music Band, Oids, The Molice, Pollens, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Junglepussy, Dorian Electra, Hale (Easy Socks), Renata Zeiguer, Altschul Atrium, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway – Harlem, 8:15pm, Free.



Speak American w/ Nore Davis (CONAN), Dan Perlman (JFL New Faces), Ginny Hogan (The New Yorker), Khalid Rahmaan (CONAN), Maddy Smith. Hosted by Noa Osheroff and Nataly Aukar, Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.



Paddington 2, Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.



Chen-Style Tai Chi – Level 1, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee St – Staten Island, Every Monday and Friday until Dec. 31, 9am – 10am, Free.

Chen-Style Tai Chi – Level 2 and 3, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee St – Staten Island, Every Monday and Friday until Dec. 31, 8am – 9am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery: 36th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition, The Arsenal in Central Park, 830 Fifth Ave – UES, Every weekday until January 3, 2019, Free.

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


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