Around NYC Today (10/28) Halloween Costume Contest, Halloween Tinker Fest

THINGS TO DO Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade, Old Stone House in J.J. Byrne Playground, 336 3rd St – Brooklyn, 12pm – 3pm Roll out that great Halloween costume a few days early for a costume contest and mini-parade. $5. Halloween at the Garden, Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St – Queens, 12pm – 4pm Make a seasonal botanical craft, see a magic show, and meet … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/28) Halloween Costume Contest, Halloween Tinker Fest

Around NYC Today (5/4) Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Paint Social, Tall Juan DJ Set

THINGS TO DO Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Sunset Park Recreation Center – Brooklyn, 4pm – 7pm Join a celebration of Mexican culture with music, dance, crafts and more. Also includes a screening of the movie Chavela. Free. Public Art Opening and Participatory Event with Judith Modrak, Thomas Paine Park – TriBeCa, 10am – 2pm Our Memories is an installation of seven translucent, neuron-inspired sculptures that contain … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/4) Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Paint Social, Tall Juan DJ Set

Around NYC Today (4/29) Spying in the House of Love, Arbor Fest, Angel Baby

THINGS TO DO Arbor Fest, Queens Botanical Garden, 11am – 5pm Join a fun-filled celebration of trees and the environment at Queens Botanical Garden’s Arbor Fest. Activities include lawn games, puppet shows, face painting, craft vendors, bar trivia and a beer and wine garden. $10 adults, $8 for children. Brooklyn Shoreline Bicycle Tour, American Veterans Memorial Pier – Brooklyn, 1pm – 2:30pm Park rangers lead … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/29) Spying in the House of Love, Arbor Fest, Angel Baby

Around NYC Today (4/22) Earth Fest Celebration, Spring Awakening, Rumours

THINGS TO DO Upper West Side Kids Clothing Swap, JCC Manhattan – UWS, 10am – 2pm Bring clean, reusable, and portable children’s clothing, shoes, and accessories that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. Free. LUNGS 4th Annual Spring Awakening 2018, El Jardin Del Paraiso – East Village, 11:30am – 4pm Join LUNGS … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/22) Earth Fest Celebration, Spring Awakening, Rumours

Around NYC Today (4/14) Palehound, Henry V, That Good Good, The Killing Joke

THINGS TO DO That Good Good, The Footlight – Queens, 7pm – 9pm That Good Good is a night of comedy and music hosted by Julienne Jones where you can laugh and cry and get sloshed and walk away knowing that you contributed to something GOOD. For the April edition of That Good Good, all proceeds will be going to Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Featuring … Continue reading Around NYC Today (4/14) Palehound, Henry V, That Good Good, The Killing Joke

Around NYC Today (2/4) Super Bowl Party, The Danube, Paul Bergmann, Happy Hour

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

Around NYC Today (1/7) Sock Hop Sunday, Too Soon? Comedy, Repeater at QED

THINGS TO DO Sock Hop Sunday, Belle Reve – Tribeca, 8pm – 1am Belle Reve is hosting its first Sock Hop party. Records starting at 8pm during dinner service and a DJ and go-go dancer comes on from 10pm to 1am. Adult milkshakes, burger and hot dog specials running all night long. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Free. Repeater: A Little Show About Big … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/7) Sock Hop Sunday, Too Soon? Comedy, Repeater at QED

Around NYC Today (1/6) Dolly Parton Party, La Befana, Nerd is the New Black

MulchFest, Various locations, 10am – 2pm Recycle your holiday tree at MulchFest. Bring your tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city. More than 26,000 trees were recycled last year. Find chipping locations here. Also happening on the January 7th. Free. La Befana, Building P in Sug Harbor Cultural Center – Staten Island, 2pm – … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/6) Dolly Parton Party, La Befana, Nerd is the New Black

Around NYC Today (10/21) Tompkins Sq. Park Halloween Dog Parade, Harvest Day

THINGS TO DO Hester Street Fair’s Harvest Day, Intersection of Delancey and Essex Street (LES), 11am – 6pm Celebrate the changing of the seasons with fall-friendly vendors and seasonal activities like pumpkin painting, apple pies. Five Boroughs Brewing Co.’s IPA will be on tap. This week’s vendors roster include Chokola’s, Gab and Down East Lobstah, Free. Arts in the Park, Central Park, Oct. 21 (Sat), 12pm … Continue reading Around NYC Today (10/21) Tompkins Sq. Park Halloween Dog Parade, Harvest Day