Around NYC Today (12/23) Stories of Jackson Heights


Stories of Jackson Heights, Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South – Queens, 4:30pm – 6pm

This play will tell the story of an undocumented Bangladeshi immigrant family living in Jackson Heights, Queens. $10 – $50.

Grand Holiday Bazaar, Grand Bazaar NYC, 100 West 77th St – UWS, 10am – 5:30pm

Shop for unique gifts that you can’t find elsewhere! This market features 150+ hand-picked independent, local artisans and dealers. Find handmade holiday decoration and fashion, vintage accessories and collectibles, handmade jewelry and furniture, antique silverware and delicious artisanal food. Free. RSVP.

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.



Lift-Off, Kung Fu Crimewave, Ben Pagano (solo), Mercury Lounge, 217 E Houston St – LES, 8pm, $10.



Comedy at the Knitting Factory w/ Zainab Johnson (Last Comic Standing, The Comedy Cellar), Liza Treyger (NBC, Netflix), Gastor Almonte (MTV), Matt Richards (HQ Trivia, MTV), Dave Helem (Comedy Central, BET), Alex English (BET), The Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free. RSVP.



NYRR Open Run, Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park, 3000 Fillmore Ave – Brooklyn, Every Sunday until June 2, 2019, 9am – 10am, Free.

Park Slope Farmers Market, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, Every Sunday until Dec. 30, 10am – 5pm, Free.


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