Around NYC Today (2/1) FrostFest Skating Showcase, The Drop

THINGS TO DO 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 Baonanas, El Perrito Street Dogs and Mao’s Bao. Featuring live astrology chart readings from Lexi Armstrong (Resident Tarot Reader @ House of Yes) and music by Eauxzown and Hewy. Free. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/1) FrostFest Skating Showcase, The Drop

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Around NYC Today (1/31) Thirst Trap Comedy, Juan MacLean

THINGS TO DO A Bachata & Reggaeton Party in Brooklyn, Lot 45 Bushwick, 411 Troutman St – Brooklyn, 9pm – 2am Nothing but classic and new bachata and reggaeton music all night long. Free. RSVP. Dirty Thursday: Bootylicious, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am Join a bootylicious journey on the dancefloor from throwback Destiny’s Child jams to solo bangers and … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/31) Thirst Trap Comedy, Juan MacLean

Around NYC Today (1/26) Loren Connors, Roast of History

THINGS TO DO Winter Jam, Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park, (Nearest entrance at 72nd Street and 5th Avenue), 11am – 3pm Enjoy skiing, sledding, live ice sculpting, and more at our annual winter sports festival. The event will also feature a winter food market. Free. Roast of History, Caveat, 21A Clinton St – LES, 9pm – 10:50pm Throughout history there have been many figures and movements deserving … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/26) Loren Connors, Roast of History

Around NYC Today (1/20) Hari Kondabolu, Louis Katz

THINGS TO DO Happy Hangover Open Mic, Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave – Queens, 5pm – 7pm Paul Dagliolo and Lauren Culp host this open mic every Sunday. They welcome stand-up comedians, storytellers, poets and more. Free. RSVP. No Church in the Wild: A Night of Hip Hop & House Music, Lot 45 Bushwick, 411 Troutman St – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am Featuring DJs Mike Nasty, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/20) Hari Kondabolu, Louis Katz

Around NYC Today (1/19) Women’s March, Shilpa Ray

THINGS TO DO Silent Disco Fitness, Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 131-40 Fowler Ave – Queens, 10am – 12:30pm Join two hours of free silent disco fitness workshops. Classes include ow impact aerobics, cardio sculpt and zumba. Headsets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Free. RSVP. Women’s March, Various location, 11am – 4pm This is the official Women’s March in … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/19) Women’s March, Shilpa Ray

Around NYC Today (1/18) Black Comic Book Fest, SMORGXVICE

THINGS TO DO The Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard – Harlem, 12pm – 8pm Each year, the Schomburg’s Black Comic Book Festival brings creators, illustrators, writers, and independent publishers together with thousands of collectors, blerds and nerds. The event includes interactive panel discussions, a vendor marketplace featuring exclusive titles by Black … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/18) Black Comic Book Fest, SMORGXVICE

Around NYC Today (1/17) Born This Way, Juan McLean

THINGS TO DO Exerskate, Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park – Midtown, 8am – 8:30am Work up a sweat on the Bryant Park rink with an on-ice circuit workout. Expect exercises used by figure and hockey skaters that will make you a better skater. Free. Dirty Thursday: Born This Way, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave – Brooklyn, 10pm – 4am House of Yes devotes its … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/17) Born This Way, Juan McLean

Around NYC Today (1/14) Dinner Party with Torres, Shane

THINGS TO DO A Dinner Party with Torres, Esme, 999 Manhattan Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm – 10pm The Wild Honey Pie is hosting its first dinner party of 2019, featuring a performance from Torres, the alter-ego of Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Mackenzie Scott. Donation.   MUSIC Spank, Hogan, Splitshine, The Spins, H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave – Queens, 7pm, $10. Living Room Live w/ Shane, W New York Times Square, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/14) Dinner Party with Torres, Shane

Around NYC Today (1/11) David Bowie Tribute, Myq Kaplan

THINGS TO DO Shape Up in the Dark, Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th St, 6pm – 8pm Join a glow-in-the-dark silent disco. Shape Up NYC is turning the white lights down and bringing the black lights up to offer two, one-hour heart fitness sessions. Four instructors will lead 30-minute sessions to help you shake off the week. Free. RSVP. January Evening Yoga Series, Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley, 700 … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/11) David Bowie Tribute, Myq Kaplan

Around NYC Today (1/10) Juan McLean (6 Hour Set), Touré Show

THINGS TO DO Exerskate, Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park – Midtown, 8am – 8:30am Work up a sweat on the Bryant Park rink with an on-ice circuit workout. Expect exercises used by figure and hockey skaters that will make you a better skater. Free. Touré Show, BRIC House, 647 Fulton St – Brooklyn, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Author, television host, podcaster and Brooklynite Touré conducts in-depth interviews … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/10) Juan McLean (6 Hour Set), Touré Show

Around NYC Today (1/4) First Fridays, Insomniac Sound Salon

THINGS TO DO First Fridays, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, 6pm – 10pm This month’s First Fridays at the Schomburg is themed “For the Love of House Music,” in honor of Frankie Knuckles. Known as the “Godfather,” Knuckles helped build House–a style of Chicago dance music that revolutionized club culture in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Dance the night away with DJ Frankie … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/4) First Fridays, Insomniac Sound Salon

Around NYC Today (1/1) New Year’s Day Hank-O-Rama

THINGS TO DO New Beginnings Yoga, BigToe Yoga, 580 Broadway, 2nd Floor – SoHo, 6:15pm – 7:30pm Enjoy a sweaty and meditative Vinyasa class at a yoga studio in Soho! Yoga mats will be provided for free. $10. Rock ‘N’ Roll Bingo, PINKS, 242 East 10th St – East Village, 7pm – 10pm Score a Rock ‘N’ Roll Bingo and win vintage LPs and other prizes. Free. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/1) New Year’s Day Hank-O-Rama

Around NYC Today (12/31) Happy New Year!

THINGS TO DO New Year’s Eve Celebration, Steeplechase Plaza, Boardwalk and West 19th St – Brooklyn, 9pm – midnight Countdown to the new year with the Parachute Jump and a fireworks show at midnight! The celebration includes live entertainment and B&B Carousell rides from 9pm to midnight. Free. New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza – Brooklyn, 10:30pm – midnight Join Brooklyn’s most … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/31) Happy New Year!

Around NYC Today (12/30) Museum of Interest Things Circus

THINGS TO DO Improvised Movie Parodies, Broadway Comedy Club, 318 West 53rd St – Midtown, 6pm Ever dream of making a movie? Now you can by teaming up with The Exuberant Theatre Company for The Movies–Improvised!. No need for a huge cast and crew or shiny special effects; all this classic-in-the-making needs are your hilarious suggestions. The troupe of improv experts will then take your off-the-wall … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/30) Museum of Interest Things Circus

Around NYC Today (12/29) Live Band Pop Punk/Emo Karaoke

THINGS TO DO Winterfest Silent Disco, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway – Brooklyn, 5pm – 8pm Join Brooklyn Museum’s inaugural Winterfest. The event will feature three live DJs who will be spinning all the hits, including holiday favorites. Other activities include a magic light maze, holiday shopping market, a snow slider, carousel, and an ice skating rink. $10. Live Band Pop Punk/Emo Karaoke, Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/29) Live Band Pop Punk/Emo Karaoke