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What's new for NYCC 2018? Details on ReedPop's changes

The biggest pop culture convention on the East Coast is almost back, with New York City Comic Con 2018 taking over the Javits Center (and an increasing number of surrounding venues) from Oct. 4-7. With everything from superheroes to anime, sci-fi shows and vintage comic books represented, NYCC 2018...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 8:48am

National Taco Day 2018: Free tacos, beer and more NYC deals

You’re probably already busy taking advantage of fall activities from pumpkin patches and Halloween events to apple-picking. But on Oct. 4, make time for free tacos and beer, plus great deals and parties for National Taco Day 2018. National Taco Day 2018 deals in NYC Taco Dumbo is...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 1:42pm

The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra looks to the past to find the future of classical music

In music, it usually takes looking back to the past in order to break new ground. That is exactly what the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra has been able to do by blending traditional Chinese instruments with the bombast of a western classical symphony orchestra. The innovative orchestra will...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:21am

Try every $3 Brandless product at the Brandless NYC shop

Brandless, the online store where everything is $3, knows you’ve been wondering what kind of quality you get for that price. So to persuade more people to try the #Brandlesslife, they’re opening a Brandless NYC pop-up shop in October. For just 12 days starting Oct. 24 in the...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 9:01am

UFC 229: The best places to watch Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov in NYC

This weekend will mark "Mystic Mac" Conor McGregor's return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship ring after his loss to equally controversial boxing champion Floyd Mayweather last summer. This detour into the world of boxing was ultimately a disapointment for fans of both mixed...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:50am

Slate NY is now the ideal adult playground with an indoor slide

Eighteen years after he opened Slate NY in Chelsea, Aristotle Hatzigeorgiou finally has the adult playground he’s always wanted — complete with a 20-foot slide that gets you from the clubby restaurant on the ground floor to the sprawling basement game room below. It was, understandably...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:41pm

20 events to make Halloween last all month in NYC

One of the only good trends to come out of 2018 is the world agreeing to start Halloween earlier and earlier: Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween kicked off on Aug. 17, Pumpkin Spice Lattes returned before Labor Day, and pumpkin patches in NYC have already sprouted. If you’re one of the...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 7:47pm

Best pumpkin patches in NYC you can get to with a Metrocard

It’s finally fall, and your fall bucket list is probably longer than there are days to complete it. First rule of   The best pumpkin patches in NYC Governors Island Feel like you’re in New England just an eight-minute ferry ride from Manhattan on Governors Island....

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 7:22pm

National Coffee Day 2018: Free coffee & more deals in NYC

Have you had a cup of coffee today? Chances are good, according to the National Coffee Association: About 79% of Americans reported having had a cup of coffee the previous day in a 2018 survey. Help raise that number on National Coffee Day 2018, taking place Saturday, Sept. 29 when cafes (and...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:22am

18 amazing things to do in NYC this weekend, Sept. 27-30

The Miss Subways talent show is back, eat all the bacon and drink all the beer in Queens, then cleanse your palate at Vegandale, watch the women of RuPaul’s DragCon werk it, and more things to do in NYC this weekend. 18 amazing things to do in NYC this weekend More than 100 acts take over...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:02pm

Best Things to Do in New York City in September

Harvest festivals and carnivals, the biggest burlesque festival of the year, a DIY boat race and more of the best things to do in New York City in September. The best things to do in New York City in September Be one of the animals at Electric Zoo The last outdoor music festival of the season...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 3:34pm

The Best Things to Do in New York City in March

We’ve got your guide to the biggest events of the month as we prepare to send off winter and welcome the season of flowers, films and festivals. Sumo + Sushi Three champion sumo wrestlers will show off the history and skills of their sport at the Playstation Theater while you dine on a...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:18pm

The Best Things to Do in New York City in February

We may be looking at six more weeks of winter, but you shouldn't spend them indoors. Here's our guide to everything New Yorkers need to put on their calendar in February 2018.   A post shared by Fraunces Tavern® (@frauncestavern) on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:14pm

The Best Things to Do in New York City in January

When it's this cold, the urge to hibernate is strong. Fight it with our guide to the must-do events, foods and exhibits this January. The King of Pop commands you to dance Though Michael Jackson has long gone to the dancefloor in the sky, Who’s Bad are the next best thing. Dubbed the...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:12pm

Vegan darling By Chloe launches all-CBD bakery Feelz By Chloe

CBD, the anxiety-soothing compound found in cannabis, is everywhere, turning up in lattes, cocktails and gourmet dankquets. Vegan dessert shop Sweets by Chloe tested the demand for a CBD-laced Daily Hit Brownie on 4/20 this year, and the treat was such a success the brand is launching 25 new CBD-...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 1:28pm

The powers of art and activism combine at Forward Union Fair

Americans across the country started protesting in January 2016 and haven’t stopped since. What’s emerged from these years of #resistance is a lot of art, whether it’s crafts like pussy hats or the creative posters at every rally. Those looking to hone their art skills and find a...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 10:49am

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 New York City is getting one anyway, arriving for just two weeks this fall from Oct. 13-28 at Brooklyn’s William Vale Hotel, 55 Wythe Ave. in Williamsburg. Described as...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:27pm

Can the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade 2018 be saved?

As a Halloween institution in New York City, it’s hard to be more iconic than the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. But the beloved 28-year tradition looks like it won’t be back for a Halloween Dog Parade 2018, organizers say, after they were hit with a huge bill to hold the event...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:52pm

Full list of Off-Broadway Week 2018 shows with 2-for-1 tickets

Hope you didn’t fill up on theater during Broadway Week, because from Sept. 24-Oct. 7 it’s time for 2-for-1 tickets to more than three dozen more productions during Off-Broadway Week 2018. The NYC & Company promotion spans 38 musicals and plays that offer something different from...

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 3:28pm

Off-Broadway shows are edgy, intimate and star-packed

The neon lights may indeed be bright on Broadway, but you shouldn’t find yourself blinded by them to all the other amazing shows in the city. Off-Broadway shows tend to grab fewer headlines largely because they lack the promotional budget, making them the undiscovered gems of New York’s...

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 3:25pm