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The Best Things to do in New York City in July

With the wild weather of spring done, it's on to the dog days summer with tons of sunshine and outdoor events. Here are the best things to do in NYC in July.   A post shared by MoMA The Museum of Modern Art (@themuseumofmodernart) on Jun 25, 2018 at 8:39am PDT...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:09pm

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Booming

It takes a long time to shake off a tagline like “The Bronx Is Burning,” but the Boogie Down Borough has definitely turned a corner from the bad old days of the 1970s. Signs of growth are absolutely everywhere in the borough — literally. Between 2010 and 2017, the Bronx was the...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:20pm

PHOTOS: Go inside the New York Aquarium's Sharks! exhibit

If you’re hearing some new foreboding sounds coming from Coney Island, it’s because the sharks have taken over. New Yorkers share their waters with 26 different species of the ocean’s most misunderstood predator, and now you can get face-to-face with 18 of them at the new Ocean...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 4:37pm

Candyland comes to life at sweet & surreal pop-up Candytopia

Summer in New York City is about to get a whole lot sweeter with the arrival of California’s smash hit pop-up Candytopia. After selling out its debut in Santa Monica earlier this year — helped by celebrity cameos from Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Duhamel, Christina Aguilera, Wiz Khalifa and...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:41pm

Everything we know so far about New York's Museum of Pizza

In a city with more pizzerias per capita than any other outside of Italy, a Museum of Pizza seems redundant. But we're getting one anyway, arriving for just two weeks this fall from Oct. 13-28 at 718 Broadway in trendy NoHo. Described as "the world’s first experiential...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:15pm

Is this the best pizza in NYC? We're not sure, but it's probably the most epic

There are a couple foods that are as quintessential New York as subway delays and all-black ensembles: bagels, pizza and basically anything from Katz’s Delicatessen. Now you can sink your teeth into a slice of pizza that aims to capture three of them at once, and if it doesn’t quite hit...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:58am

Cross Swan Lake with The Matrix and you've got Ninja Ballet

You’d think a performance group called Ninja Ballet would have enough to do combining two totally different styles of movement. But it’s actually even more spectacular than it sounds: dancing, fighting, circus tumbling, dueling with weapons and even using fire to fuse the worlds of...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:50pm

Summer is heating up at Queens Public Library

Summer is finally here and the Queens Public Library has got you covered with special events and book recommendations to help you get through these next blazing hot months. Here are some of the great services the Queens Public Library will be providing all summer long. The Queens Public Library...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 4:54pm

Best Things to Do in New York City This Weekend, June 28-July 1

VIDEO GAMES Games For Change Festival In our increasingly virtual world, the power of games will only grow. Join gaming industry pros, academics, health care experts, artists and more for the 15th annual Games For Change Festival, which offers panels, workshops and an interactive marketplace....

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 2:34pm

Be one of the cool kids at NYC's official (and free!) Cool Pools

Glamorous swimming pools are a bit of a trend in New York City, and to keep up the Parks Department has decided to give five of its outdoor pools a makeover. New York City’s outdoor public pools reopen for Summer 2018 on June 27, and while you have your pick of 53 public pools across the...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:20am

When will the New York Botanical Garden corpse flower bloom?

Update on June 27: The New York Botanical Garden announced at 7:35 a.m. that its corpse flower has begun to bloom, so make your excuses to your boss and head up to the Bronx! The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory will be open for extended hours on Wednesday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., including...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:13am

How to go back to summer camp as a grown-up New Yorker

Once summer rolled around, there's one childhood experience we all cherished (or at least covet from movies like Wet Hot American Summer): going off to summer camp. Sleeping in tents, playing games and eating s'mores — that was the life. And while we may be adults now, that just means...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 9:06pm

These glam tents in the heart of NYC are the envy of Instagram

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 11.3px; line-height: 9.0px; font: 8.5px 'Metro Swift'} Suddenly, all New Yorkers seem to want to do is go back to summer camp. But who wants to sleep on the dirt when all you really want is the tent aesthetic with...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 8:31pm

How to get out on the water in NYC: Rivers, lakes, ocean

New York City is surrounded by water, and it's all yours for the kayaking, sailing, swimming and surfing. There are tons of places for a free 20-minute kayak trip on the East and Hudson rivers, but you've got way more options from lakes to beaches. Here's our guide to getting out on the...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 7:41pm

When do NYC public pools open and close in 2018?

Get those goggles ready, water lovers, because summer is officially here and you know what that means: public pools in NYC are open and ready for you and the crew. You already bought the swimsuit, read up about being body positive even if you didn’t hit your gym goals this year and now you...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 5:33pm

Get a free taste of Grand Central at two summer food fests

Commuting is tough enough to put you off the New York City subway, but don’t pretend you can resist the siren song of free food. That’s what you'll find at Grand Central's annual Taste of the Terminal, returning June 26-28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Swing by the station’s...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:52pm

The 2018 Bacon & Beer Classic will be New York's biggest ever

Even if you went to every cookout all summer long, you wouldn’t eat as much bacon and try as many beers as you can in one afternoon at the 2018 Bacon and Beer Classic. The national event — one of the season’s best food festivals — makes its New York City stop on...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 6:55pm

The best things we ate at the 2017 Bacon and Beer Classic

The 2017 Bacon and Beer Classic delivered hard on both of its promises, bringing 50 food vendors and over 100 brews for an ambitious walk-around tasting at Citi Field. Before we get into the details, let’s take a moment to acknowledge that the Mets’ home field is the ideal setting for...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 2:28pm

Chipotle comes for Wendy's with a Mexican take on the Frosty

The future of Chipotle is here, and it’s definitely thinking outside the burrito. The Mexican-ish chain has unveiled a handful of new menu items that customers have been demanding for years, most notably quesadillas and nachos. Their Spring Salad also got a lettuce upgrade, the Avocado...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 6:45pm

The wait at New York's Broken Shaker will test your drink devotion

No one decides to go to a rooftop bar in New York City lightly. There will always be a wait, especially if the bar has a particularly good view (230 Fifth), a famous name behind the project (Westlight) or lounge chairs beside a gorgeous pool (1 Rooftop Garden & Bar). But dealing with the lines...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 2:58pm