New York

Museum of Pizza offers free admission if you get a pizza tattoo

There’s nothing like getting something for free, even though we know nothing is ever really, truly free. But free pizza is one of those things we’re willing to do things we otherwise wouldn’t consider doing — but would you get a free pizza tattoo to get free admission to the...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:39pm

SheKnows: Why blogging still matters in the Instagram age

What does it take to be successful online today? If you haven’t settled on an Instagram aesthetic and curated the heck out of your Pinterest boards, then there’s your homework. But the successful creators who have built a truly holistic personal brand, not to mention a loyal following,...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 5:47pm

Bronx native Cardi B among lineup for this year’s Global Citizen Festival

It may be called the Global Citizen Festival, but it’s going to welcome locally bred performer Cardi B to its stage on Central Park’s Great Lawn this year. It appears the Sept. 29 show will be the rapper’s first since she gave birth to her daughter last month. Joining Cardi B in...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:15am

The official Best Beer in New York 2018 is made in Brooklyn

Forget trendy IPAs and lagers — the Best Beer in New York State is a funky Belgian-style beauty from Threes Brewing in Brooklyn, which took top honors for a second year in a row at the 2018 New York State Craft Beer Competition. Threes Brewing’s farmhouse-style grisette Passing Time...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 7:44pm

Get in free to museums in all 50 states on Museum Day 2018

Hot tip: The Smithsonian Institute’s museums in Washington D.C. are free to visit all year. It would be great if every museum in the country could be, too, but Museum Day 2018 gets pretty close to that utopia. The Smithsonian Magazine-sponsored event opens the doors to hundreds of cultural...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 12:53pm

Where to find great $1 oyster happy hours in New York City

Not that you need an excuse to seek out $1 oyster happy hours in NYC, but we just thought you should know that this Sunday, Aug. 5, is National Oyster Day. Here’s where to enjoy the chicken wings of summer, aka $1 oyster happy hours.   A post shared by Klara...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 11:42am

Best Things to Do in New York City This Weekend, Aug. 3-5

Sing along to the original Mamma Mia, experience the totally unique dance style of Momix and more of the best things to do in New York City this weekend. Sing along to the OG Mamma Mia! Mamma Mia 2 is in theaters now — 10 years after the original, which means you may need a rewatch. And why...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:51pm

Everything you need to know about Summer Streets 2018

For three Saturdays in August, one of New York’s busiest boulevards becomes a car-free paradise of outdoor fun. Summer Streets 2018 will stretch from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park once again with seven miles of outdoor fun like a 165-foot zipline, a rock climbing wall, a dog...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:00pm

Sweet! The Big Chocolate Show returns to NYC in September

The Big Chocolate Show is not just a clever name, it actually is a big — like, really big — three-day show dedicated to all things chocolate. And good news, it’s coming back to New York City for the third year in a row next month. The Big Chocolate Show will take place Friday,...

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 12:25pm

So fetch! How to see the Mean Girls musical for free on Oct. 3

Broadway has never been cooler than since the Mean Girls musical breezed into town. Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond’s adaptation of her 2004 movie keeps setting box office records at the August Wilson Theater, and it’s thanking fans with a free Mean Girls musical performance on Oct. 3. Fans...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:30pm

There will be no giant water slide in Manhattan this summer

For three Saturdays in August, one of New York’s busiest streets becomes car-free and turns into a seven-mile arcade of free activities from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park. And in recent years, the star attraction has been the giant water slide that loomed like the most impossible mirage...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 5:17pm

Union Square's popular food hall Union Fare is closing this week

Union Square's popular food hall Union Fare is closing — its last day as a public food hall is Friday, Aug. 3, after which it will become a private event space. Instead of a collection of restaurants, the self-proclaimed gastrohall is made up of various “contemporary American...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 4:07pm

Learn the skills of the healthcare industry at ABC Training Center

For nearly 50 years, ABC Training Center has been a fixture in the Bronx, helping residents to start their careers. This week they will celebrate the opening of their new headquarters, at 50 East Fordham Road (entrance on Walton Avenue ). Since 1972, ABC has partnered with several hospitals,...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 8:36am

New Yorkers, here's where you can get beer ice cream sandwiches this week

If there’s one thing better than ooey-gooey chocolate chip cookies paired with scoops of soft serve — dough à la mode, if you will — it’s a good ice cream sandwich. And Melt Bakery is upping the ante with a boozy dessert New Yorkers can enjoy for a limited time: beer ice...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:28pm

Deadpool does Instagram with Believe in Your Selfie Museum

An Instagram gallery isn’t the Deadpool 2 home video tie-in we expected, but it’s probably the one we deserve. After dancing with Celine Dion, Deadpool's next move is coming to New York to open The Deadpool and Friends’ Believe in Your Selfie Museum is coming to the West...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:26pm

Cheese lovers: You can get cheese ice cream this month in NYC

We’ve brought you cheese tea. We’ve brought you some delightful wine and beer glasses made out of cheese. And now, cheese ice cream is making rounds in NYC.  Will cheese ice cream be your go-to flavor this summer?  Where to get cheese ice cream this month Friday, August 3,...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:33pm

How to take a free boat tour of New York Harbor all summer

Taking a boat tour of New York Harbor is a rite of passage for many tourists, but Summer 2018 brings a new ship to the city that’s cool enough for even New Yorkers to take a ride. And this boat tour of New York Harbor is also totally free. The historic Fireboat John J. Harvey has retired...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 12:01pm

How chefs in public housing are launching their own businesses

The ideas, skills and aspirations of up-and-coming chefs are never in short supply. But when they’re already struggling to make ends meet in New York City public housing, they need something more to make their small business dreams a reality. That’s where the free Food Business Pathways...

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:23am

Party with the fishes on New York Aquarium's late summer nights

Swimming with sharks? Not a good idea. Partying with them, however, could be just what your summer nights have been missing at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island. Beginning in August through Labor Day Weekend, the New York Aquarium is throwing a late-night party every Friday and Saturday night...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 9:41pm

Rainy day activities in New York better than Netflix & chill

Rainy days are a tempting time to hide in your apartment for some quality Netflix & chill time. But with all the amazing things to do in New York City, your list of places to explore is never going to get any shorter if you let a little weather get in the way. And a little rain can even be the...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:34pm