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Free food alert: Welcome the good weather with ice cream from Milk & Cream Cereal Bar

If there’s one thing better than free food in NYC, where a cup of coffee will set you back five bucks, it’s free rent. Barring that, we’d have to go with free ice cream. What a way to welcome the rising temps and sunny weather, right? It’s also the perfect way to celebrate a...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:23pm

The best things to do in New York City this weekend, May 3-6

TALKS The Street Photography of Garry Winogrand Garry Winogrand was one of the top photographers of the 1960s-70s, and a leader of the street style photography movement. On Thursday, author Geoff Dyer appears at the School of Visual Arts to discuss his new book, The Street Philosophy of Garry...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:04pm

Full list of nominees for the 2018 Tony Awards

It’s a tie for the most-nominated show of the 2018 Tony Awards. The American Theatre Wing and Broadway League have revealed who will be competing for the top prize in theater, with two musicals leading the way: Tina Fey’s adaptation of Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants, both scoring...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:10pm

8 new reasons to get excited about Governors Island in 2018

Getting away from it all in New York City takes just 8 minutes. That’s how long the ferry ride is to Governors Island, once a military bulwark that protected New York Harbor and now an idyllic trip to New England with Statue of Liberty views. Still slightly under the radar (or at least not...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 6:07pm

Governors Island gets a free outdoor movie series this summer

There's a major new addition to the city's most scenic spots to watch an outdoor movie this summer. For the first time ever, Governors Island will have its own outdoor film series beginning in June. The theme will be Escape in New York, nodding to the island’s changing role in modern...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 11:11am

‘Birds are Singing in Kigali’ tells a heart-wrenching story from the Rwandan Genocide

Cinephiles with a global conscious won’t want to miss the opening night of the New York Polish Film Festival, where “Birds are Singing in Kigali” makes its New York premiere. A collaboration between a husband-and-wife directorial team, the movie not only chronicles one family...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 6:01am

Cyclists to take over NYC as National Bike Month gets underway

For more than six decades, May has been all about bicycles thanks to it being National Bike Month, but here in New York City, we celebrate all things two wheels pretty much every day. Interest in bicycling around town has sped up thanks to the popularity of Citi Bike, the increasing number of...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 5:00am

Dita Von Teese performing in NYC for one night only

The undisputed Burlesque Queen of Planet Earth is decsending from the boudoir and making her way to the stage of the Beacon Theatre on May 1 for one night only. Dita Von Teese will be joined by the Copper Coupe, and the evening is sure to be all sorts of sexy. Expect a whole lot of pearls, copper...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 12:32pm

The Lost Warhols give Andy Warhol the pop art treatment

Whether it was Campbell’s soup cans or Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol knew how to take a single portrait and reveal wholly new facets of its subject. So it’s appropriate that a new art show about Warhol would use his own face as the canvas. Opening May 1, The Lost Warhols brings together...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:14pm

Train to be James Bond at immersive museum Spyscape

When’s the last time you learned real-world skills at a museum? That’s the aim of Spyscape, which officially bills itself as a “new espionage museum and experience” opening at 929 Eighth Ave. in Manhattan this December. But its real mission — should you choose to...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:29pm

Here's when Free Cone Day 2018 comes to Haagen-Dazs

Everything tastes better when it’s free, even ice cream — somehow. And now that you can finally start thinking about frozen treats again, Häagen-Dazs is doing its own ice cream giveaway. The New York-born brand will hold its annual Free Cone Day on Tuesday, May 8, when you can visit...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

Sakura Matsuri 2018: What you need to know about the cherry blossom festival

Spring is finally here and Brooklyn Botanic Garden is ready for Sakura Matsuri 2018. Now in its 38th season, Sakura Matsuri 2018 will continue the tradition of celebrating all forms of Japanese culture this weekend. There will be 60 different events including workshops, martial arts demonstrations...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:54pm

Moviepass drops popular unlimited plan. Is it still a good deal?

There’s something psychologically irresistible about the word “unlimited,” even if we rarely take full advantage of such deals. Until now, that was the premise of Moviepass, the so-called “Netflix for movie theaters”: Sign up for the monthly service for a price of...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:30pm

Grab your swimsuits, there's a pizza beach coming to NYC

In a city with more pizzerias per capita than any other outside of Italy, a Museum of Pizza seems redundant. But that’s what we’re getting, popping up from Oct. 13-28, open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Timed tickets are already on sale for $35 — but the location remains secret for...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:40pm

Inside Harry Potter on Broadway's custom-built theater

The fans expected by the droves for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway aren’t the only ones dressing up for the occasion. A production as magical as the eighth official story in the Harry Potter franchise needs the right setting to bring the show to life. In honor of the play...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:24pm

This SoHo crystal room will give you serious Sailor Moon vibes

Reality-distorting rooms are all the rage, but a new crystal room takes the genre to a new level. Formally known as the Palace of Enchanted Crystals, this glimmering, color-changing, dizzying purple hall is giving us both cosmic princess and supervillain vibes — thanks, Sailor Moon. Part of...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:52pm

The Best Things to Do in New York City This Weekend, April 26-29

MUSIC B.B. King Blues Club & Kitchen This is your last weekend to visit Times Square’s iconic B.B. King Blues Club before it’s forced to close because — what else? the rent is too damn high. Owners Blue Note Entertainment Group are looking to relocate the venue, but don...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:30pm

How Jamie Parker found his way to Harry Potter on Broadway

Jamie Parker has been playing the title role in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” for over 200 shows, starting with the play’s 2016 premiere in the West End and now at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre. Yet he still remembers the moment he realized the enormity of the role....

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:07pm

6 Scientifically Proven Tips on How to Have a Great First Date

The smarties at Guerilla Science know your pain and have been hacking the dating game with science-based workshops since 2014. Onstage, scientists and comedians — to keep things lively, and because funny is sexy (read on to find out why!) — lead a night of playful activities like...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:04pm

Dungeons & Dragons goes from basement to the stage

Like much of the nerd world, the original role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons has undergone a lot of change since the game began in 1974, going from maps drawn on graph paper to apps for managing characters and epic multi-year campaigns played out on podcasts like The Adventure Zone. Now, it...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:58am