Around NYC Today (2/25) Lunar New Year Parade, Sammi Lanzetta, Lion’s Den

THINGS TO DO Lunar New Year Parade and Festival, Sara D. Roosevelt Park – LES, 1pm – 4pm Head to Chinatown in Manhattan to check out the annual Lunar New Year Parade for amazing visuals, delicious treats, and mesmerizing cultural performances. This party features all sorts of vendors, food, and festivities for all ages to welcome the Year of the Dog. Free.   MUSIC Lori Goldston, Union Pool – … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/25) Lunar New Year Parade, Sammi Lanzetta, Lion’s Den

Around NYC Today (2/10) Chinese New Year, 6 Pack @ BritPack, Bowery Comedy

THINGS TO DO Chinese New Year Celebration, Building P in Snug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island, Feb. 10 (Sat.), 2pm – 4:30pm Welcome the Year of the Earth Dog with a Chinese New Year Celebration. Enjoy treats, tales, and traditional crafts as part of one of the biggest cultural celebrations in the world. Join the parade to the NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden and hear … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/10) Chinese New Year, 6 Pack @ BritPack, Bowery Comedy

Around NYC Today (2/5) Bethlehem Steel, Dear Diary, Butterboy, Side Ponytail

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

Around NYC Today (1/27) Winter Jam, FiDi Stop ‘N’ Swap, Side Ponytail Comedy

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

Around NYC Today (1/14) Adele live near MSG, Two Inch Astronaut, Free Puppies

THINGS TO DO Adele* Live near Madison Square Garden, Caveat – LES, 9:30pm – 11:30pm What’s better than seeing the actual Adele sing live at Madison Square Garden? Seeing 10 Adele impersonators sing live near Madison Square Garden! Bring your own black shift dress and get ready to sing Rolling in the Deep at the top of your lungs. $8. Astronomy: The Night Sky, Marine Park – Brooklyn, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/14) Adele live near MSG, Two Inch Astronaut, Free Puppies

Around NYC Today (12/12) Ugly Sweater Party, Shmoakstock VII, Cherry Bombe

THINGS TO DO Shmoakstock VII, Silent Barn – Brooklyn, 12am – 11:59pm Smhoakstock is a 24-hour marathon jam that begins at the stroke of midnight. The noise is only interrupted when the event turns into a similarly marathon talk/variety show. Lineup includes Sweat Equity, M. Geddes Gengras, Courtship Ritual, Bonnie Baxter and many others. $8 – $10. Ugly Sweater Party, Winter Village – Bryant Park, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/12) Ugly Sweater Party, Shmoakstock VII, Cherry Bombe

Around NYC Today (12/5) TGD Live, Next to Normal, Post Malone, Joel Kim Booster

THINGS TO DO TGD Live, Wythe Hotel (Screening Room and Bar) – Brooklyn, 7:30pm – 10:30pm TGD Live is a monthly event series that brings artists together for interviews in front of a live studio audience. Today’s event features stand-up comedian Matt Ruby and artists Isabel Urbina Pena and Ping Zhu. Free. RSVP. Next to Normal, Bernie West Theater – Gramercy Park, 7:30pm – 10pm Next … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/5) TGD Live, Next to Normal, Post Malone, Joel Kim Booster

Around NYC Today (11/20) Butterboy, Free Puppies, Louis Vuitton, Annie Hart

THINGS TO DO Playwrights’ Playground, 4 Columbus Circle, 7pm – 9pm Get a sneak peek into how new plays are created. Playwrights submit ten to 12 pages of a new work in the early stages of development. Actors are cast on the spot and perform a cold reading, followed by a moderated audience feedback session. Free. The Feather Doesn’t Fall Far From The Wing, Columbia … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/20) Butterboy, Free Puppies, Louis Vuitton, Annie Hart

Around NYC Today (11/15) Judah Friedlander, Animal Collective, Canstruction

THINGS TO DO A View From the Bridge, Gerald W. Lynch Theater – Midtown, 1:30pm – 3:30pm CUNY’s Communication and Theatre Arts Department presents a staging of Arthur Miller’s classic play. $5 – $10. Dream State, W Loft – Brooklyn, 5pm – 9pm Come hang out on rooftop in Williamsburg for an evening of music, art, and skyline views. There will be interactive art installations, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (11/15) Judah Friedlander, Animal Collective, Canstruction

Oct. 6 (Fri), Get Animated Invasion, Self Storage NYC, Tales from the Hood

THINGS TO DO Get Animated Invasion, 107 Grand St., 12pm-7pm Your favorite childhood cartoons invade Manhattan in this immersive, 360-degree pop-up celebrating all things Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, Tom & Jerry, and more. Weave in and out of eight unforgettable cartoon realms, including a Scooby-Doo Spooky Woods, a Flintstone’s Ice Cream Bar and a Marvin The Martian Planet. Free. RSVP. Self Storage NYC Opening Celebration, Flux Factory … Continue reading Oct. 6 (Fri), Get Animated Invasion, Self Storage NYC, Tales from the Hood