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The new designs for the Halls of Gems and Minerals are here, and they're stunning

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 5:50pm

Best of Burger Bash 2017: The 6 Burgers You Need to Know

The burgers were very nearly upstaged at their own biggest event of the year in New York City. Burger Bash 2017 all but came to a halt when Naughty by Nature took the stage at Pier 92, bringing a roof-shaking performance people still managed to groove along to despite having spent the previous two...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:34pm

The rise, fall and triumphant return of rye whiskey

Rye is tailor-made for a renaissance in our modern world. The grain, a close relative of wheat and barley, was the base of the first liquor to be distilled in the New World. Low in gluten and high in soluble fiber, it’s cropping up in products like ice cream, Gun Hill Brewing’s...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 1:45pm

Avon 39: Route, MTA info and more

Have weekend errands to run? Take a couple minutes while you’re out to cheer for all the participants of the Avon 39. Everyone taking on the Avon Breast Cancer Walk is tackling The Big Apple, one step at a time, for a grand total of 39 -- yes, 39 -- miles. So the cheering is more than called...

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 12:37pm

Where to eat and drink right now in New York City

There's always somewhere new to go in New York City, and we've got your guide to the hottest new bar and restaurant openings each week. Don Angie In a town with plenty of Italian restaurants, you should still run not walk to Don Angie in the West Village. Former Quality Eats power...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 3:14pm

Everything sucks but at least there's free Cafe Bustelo coffee

The world may be a steaming pile of garbage this week, but at least you, lucky New Yorker, can kvetch about it over a steaming cup of free coffee this weekend. Café Bustelo is bringing back its pop-up coffee shop, this time in NoLita at 371 Broome St. from Oct. 13-15. The entire menu of Cuban-...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 1:55pm

Starbucks bans the Arepa Lady from selling coffee

A beloved New York restaurant has run into two unfortunate realities of doing business in the city: first a developer, then Starbucks. Arepa Lady is a Queens institution started 30 years ago by Maria Cano, a Colombian immigrant fleeing drug violence. She began with a food cart, then opened her...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:57am

The best bars in NYC to watch Yankees vs Astros ALCS games

The New York Yankees will take on Houston Astros on Friday for day one of the American League Championship Series (ALCS). What are the best bars in New York City for cheering on the Bronx Bombers? Best Bars in NYC to Watch the Yankees ALCS The Bronx Stan’s Sports Bar (836 River Ave.)...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:30pm

The Other Side: A Psychological Séance to spook (un)lucky 13 guests

You won’t know the exact location until you buy your ticket. Once you buy your ticket, you’ve already decided to confront your fears. It’ll all be OK, because 13 of you will face The Other Side during a seance together. Just don’t break the circle, mentalist Jason Suran...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 4:43pm

(Un)Lucky 7: The best Friday the 13th events in NYC

Drunk Education x Brooklyn Horror: Final Girls  This Friday the 13th, Drunk Education, the inebriated lecture series formerly known as Drunk TED Talks, has teamed up with Brooklyn Horror Film Festival to discuss the trope of the final girl in slasher flicks. Writers Aja Romano (Vox),...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:46pm

10 fun things to do this weekend in NYC

FILM Staging Film Whether it’s capturing Broadway live or adapting musicals for the big screen, there’s never been a bigger moment for theater at the movies. The Tank explores this crossover in a new series, Staging Film, which pairs a screening and talkback. On Friday, master...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:37pm

Friends! The Musical is a loving parody of your favorite '90s show

As New Yorkers, irony is our default. Maybe it’s the all-black streetwear seeping into our hearts, or the nihilistic sense of humor we develop to survive here. Whatever the reason, we’re not comfortable with sincerity. Like the rest of the world though, even after 13 years, we still...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:19pm

What is the meaning behind Ai Weiwei's Good Fences in NYC?

New Yorkers are going to live a little less free for a few months, a reminder of the life of refugees both here and abroad. The largest public art project in New York City history, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors brings over 300 artworks spanning all five boroughs to spark more, and increasingly...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:48am

(The big) OYoga worked out my body and my inner vixen

Sex is sometimes (OK, usually) the only exercise I get, so that whole “Oh, boy! I can’t even walk,” sensation pretty much is a given. It’s going to happen. Sorry to burst egos, but it’s not you. It’s me. And my atrophied muscles. One area of the body that is...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 8:04pm

The best cosplay at New York Comic Con 2017

There's never been a time when we needed New York Comic Con more than in 2017. Defying the national mood of doom and gloom, fans refused to be anything less than their relentlessly cheerful selves for four magical days at the Javits Center last weekend. The annual convention of all things pop...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 11:07am

Cocktails and Moroccan lanterns make for serious splendor at Célon lounge

Just in time for the cold weather comes a basement bar that’s all cozy sophistication. What was once the Cellar Bar is now the Bryant Park Hotel’s new basement escape to Morocco called Célon. Forget disco balls — delicate Marrakesh-style lamps do double duty as wall decoration,...

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 9:07pm

Your guide to the Village Halloween Parade

The Village Halloween Parade is a spectacle many look forward to as soon as the air turns crisp (or humid, with climate change and all that) and pumpkin spice lattes are cupped between the two mitts of basic b-tches everywhere. YAS. When is the Village Halloween Parade 2017? The Village...

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 8:22pm

This wild 24-hour scavenger hunt is your chance to own New York City

How well do you know New York City — and much can you do in it in 24 hours? That’s the challenge of Questival, the 24-hour scavenger hunt that’s spread to 36 cities around the country and Canada after starting in 2014. Organized by outdoor gear maker Cotopaxi, the all-day, all-...

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 7:54pm

What to order at New York City’s best cocktail bars

The annual list of the World’s 50 Best Bars for 2017 is here, and New York may have lost the top spot but it’s still got plenty to brag about.  After the votes were tallied from 500 industry experts in the spirits world, the venerable NoMad Bar was named the best cocktail bar in...

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 5:45pm

3 spooky ways to start your week

Halloween is still weeks away, but there’s plenty of frightful fun to have all month long — and as real life becomes more terrifying every day, distracting yourself with supernatural scares is pretty much the new self-care. Here are a few spooky events to get your blood boiling and make...

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 10:01am