THINGS TO DO Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair, The Nethermead in Prospect Park – Brooklyn, 12pm – 5pm This event brings thousands of kids and families for free, ghastly fun to Prospect Park. Encounter zombies, werewolves, witches and other Halloween spirits on a haunted walk through the woodland Lookout Hill. All ages can enjoy a festive Halloween Fair on the Nethermead, featuring family-friendly activities, as well as sweet … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/27) Halloween Haunted Walk, Dia De Los Muertos
THINGS TO DO Correspondence x Black Precedence (President’s Day Take Over), Okay Space Gallery – Brooklyn, 7pm – 9pm Artist Sophia Dawson invites storyteller Cyrus Aaron to interweave spoken word poetry with her exhibit discussion. While the nation celebrates its lineage of presidents, Dawson and Aaron will explore the narratives of over 20 US political prisoners who have been jailed for their activism in the … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/19) Pink Mexico, Correspondence, Butterboy, Side Ponytail
THINGS TO DO For Sale: A Staged Reading, O’Lunney’s Times Square Pub – Midtown, 6pm – 9pm From a call center in Mumbai, India to America, the land of opportunity – Jay, Amisha, and Mahesh are only trying to make a living, or so they tell themselves as they scam American immigrants for money. When new employee Sania brings her idealism to this world, their … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/12) The 30 Year Old Virgin, Butterboy, Side Ponytail Comedy
THINGS TO DO Musical Theatre Mayhem, QED – Queens, Feb. 11 (Sun.), 8:30pm – 10pm Musical theatre nerds unite. join a night of showtunes and comedy. Act 1: Broadway Bonanza: two comedians as musical theatre characters decide who’ll win in a physical fight. Act 2: Sing For Your Life: the audience chooses musicals that a guest will have to sing songs from. Act 3: 10-Minute Musical: three comedians … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/11) Musical Theatre Mayhem, Madams of the Universe
THINGS TO DO Dear Diary: Comedians Read Their Weird Childhood Journals, QED – Queens, 8:30pm – 10pm Comedian Maggie Lalley hosts a dramatic reading of several comedians’ childhood journals. Laughter inevitable. Discomfort guaranteed. Featuring Brett Kline, Brian Rabadeau, Caroline Doyle, Kimberly Dinaro, Laurel Bacon Cummings, Melissa Parker Caron, Renee Rises. $8. Salsa Mondays, Boots & Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm Latin dance instruction … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/5) Bethlehem Steel, Dear Diary, Butterboy, Side Ponytail
THINGS TO DO Super Bowl Party, Brooklyn Bazaar, 6:30pm – 11:30pm Rockaway Beach Mexican joint Super Burrito is hosting a Super Bowl party. Watch the game on the big screen while eating 50 cent wings. Free. RSVP. Bayside Stop ‘N’ Swap, Korean Community Services – Queens, 12pm – 3pm At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/4) Super Bowl Party, The Danube, Paul Bergmann, Happy Hour
THINGS TO DO Superchief Arcade Night, Superchief Gallery – Queens, 7pm – 12am Superchief Arcade Night features five 15 foot to 25 foot wide projection screens, two Virtual Reality gaming stations and a large array of old school SEGA-style video games. Games range from 1960s low-bit games played on retro TV sets to present day hyperreal VR game experiences. $10 admission, free for Arts Club … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/30) Superchief Arcade Night, TeRra Han, Bob’s Burgers
THINGS TO DO Salsa Mondays, Boots & Saddle – West Village, 6pm – 8pm Latin dance instruction from award-winning dancers and music from NYC’s best DJs. Classes start at 6p, party after! Learn Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Swing. Free. RSVP. MUSIC Oceanator, Riverkeeper, Dark Tones, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10. Haulm, Bedstuy, Marie Kim, Baby’s All Right – … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/29) Salsa Mondays, Anna Burch, Lovecraft Film Screenings
THINGS TO DO Winter Jam NYC, Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park, 11am – 3pm Winter Jam is a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages! A snow field was created in the hear of Manhattan just for this event. Activities include Sledding, Arctic Golf, Live Ice Sculpting, Snowshoeing by REI and the Taste NY Winter Market/Warming Hut. Free. FiDi Stop ‘N’ Swap, St. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/27) Winter Jam, FiDi Stop ‘N’ Swap, Side Ponytail Comedy
THINGS TO DO Michael Thurber in Transit, Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm – 8pm This is a musical variety show led by composer and bassist Michael Thurber. The show features a broad array of genres and performers from diverse musical backgrounds. From rappers to classical violinists to Broadway vocalists to rock guitarists to jazz saxophonists to sitar players and everything in between, the audience will … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/26) Michael Turber, Live Dubbed Sitcoms, Kondabolu Bros.
THINGS TO DO Bookmaking Workshop, Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley – Staten Island, 4pm – 5:30pm Learn about the Freshkills Park transformation, see examples of native and invasive plants, and create your very own passport-sized field notebook using paper that’s made from plants at the park. This workshop is part of an ongoing art project called UnCommon Pages, where artist Susan Mills has … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/25) Brian Hill & The Noh Starrs, Jo Firestone, Lady Macbeth
Seinfeld Trivia, Raise New York – Gramercy Park, 8pm – 9:30pm “Do you ever get down on your knees and thank God you know me and have access to my dementia?” Use your katra to dominate the dojo during all FIVE unique and challenging rounds on cockfighting, mail fraud, headfirst parking and pee-stained couches. Free. RSVP. Lovecraft Film Screenings, Lovecraft – East Village, 6pm – … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/22) Lovecraft Film Screenings, Side Ponytail, Butterboy
THINGS TO DO The Fantastic Voyage Opening Reception, Freshkills Park Studio + Gallery – Staten Island, 2pm – 4pm Stefani Bardin and Assaf Tamir’s “The Fantastic Voyage” is an immersive installation exploring the role of food production in our personal health and the health of the environment. The multimedia and living installation displays footage from the first-ever human subject trial using the Pill Cam gastroenterology … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/21) Other Music Monthly, The Fantastic Voyage, Too Soon?
THINGS TO DO Ultimate Fitness Frenzy, Alfred E Smith Playground – LES, 11am – 3pm Join a frenzy of fitness activities to start the new year. Activities include spin cycling, Latin Fusion, AfroBox, Yoga, and Ab classes. Free. Elmhurst Stop ‘N’ Swap, PS 13 Clement C. Moore – Queens, 12pm – 3pm Bring clean, reusable, gently-used portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, and toys that you … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/20) New York Night Train, Stop N’ Swap, Last Stop Laughs
Theater of War, Police Athletic League, Inc. Polo Grounds Cornerstone – Harlem, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Theater of War is an interactive performance of Scenes from Sophocles’ Ajax and Philoctetes, ancient plays about timeless human struggles, such as depression, isolation, and other mental health issues. Featuring actors Chinasa Ogbuagu, Jumaane Williams, and Louis Cancelmi. Free. RSVP. Davalois Fearon: Finding Her History, The New York Public Library … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/18) On A Lighter Note Comedy, Davalois Fearon, Acid Dad