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All the Tax Day deals in NYC, from free coffee to $10.40 specials

If you’re having an especially difficult tax season, get to The Wayfarer in Midtown where all alcoholic beverages are half off on April 17 — beginning at 7 a.m. The Rambler (Old Forester bourbon, peach, ginger, mint, beer float) should help get you in the seasonal spirit. 101 W. 57th St...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 3:47pm

Your guide to drinking on the water at New York's best boat bars

When the weather is nice, all you want is to leave New York behind for some time on the water. We've got your guide to the city's best seasonal boat bars. North River Lobster Company The Hudson River’s floating lobster shack is where seafood lovers should post up for the warm...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:01pm

Nude theater group to highlight sex work in Prospect Park show

Theater in New York City’s parks — not to mention its parking lots — is a summer tradition that got a whole lot more interesting in 2016. That’s when Torn Out Theater burst onto the scene with its naked Shakespeare in the park productions. First up was an all-female version...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 7:15pm

Restoring the chicken's glory at the Museum of Food and Drink

It’s time to meet the food you love most face to face. Brooklyn’s Museum of Food and Drink is back in action after a two-month revamp, and it’s brought out some of the hundreds of items collected over its five-year history in a small Highlights from the Collection exhibit....

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 6:54pm

How yoga in a museum can help you become an art expert

Sometimes in freshman biology, we’re taught that sound is actually vibrations traveling through the air. But it’s not until the tones of a Tibetan singing bowl start resonating deep in your bones that the concept makes sense. Then you open your eyes, lock gazes with a smiling buddha...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 2:42pm

BrunchCon NYC is back — should you give it a second chance?

One of the most maligned food festivals of last year — and there were several — hopes New Yorkers give it another chance. What should’ve been a festival of bottomless mimosas, pancake stacks and bacon-flavored everything turned into a hangry scene of long lines, overflowing trash...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 1:17pm

Everything you need to do in New York City this weekend

CULTURE MOFAD Reopening Weekend Brooklyn’s Museum of Food and Drink closed for a couple months and is back to serving up culture this weekend. Their current exhibit, Chow: Making the Chinese American Restaurant, has been expanded with a new interactive system for browsing their trove of...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:58pm

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 constantly updated guide to the hottest new bar and restaurant openings. Alley Cat Amateur Theatre The cellar of The Beekman Hotel is home to the latest jewel in Lower Manhattan’s growing nightlife options....

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 6:35pm

What to expect as Goat Yoga finally comes to Brooklyn

Whether it's being closer to the country life all city dwellers fantasize about or just a fun way to change up a workout, the hottest trend in yoga has been to add baby goats. For once behind on a cultural moment, Brooklyn hasn't had a single yoga studio that also carried oats for four-...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 3:47pm

Alliance for Positive Change fosters healing with poetry

For 10 years, Azeem Khan went to therapy as a recovery effort for childhood trauma he suffered, but it wasn’t until he sought help from the Alliance for Positive Change in 2013 and discovered poetry writing that he finally began to heal. “I used to write sentences that never turned...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:24am

Better Living Through Sci-Fi: 5 Movies With Useful Lessons

By day, Dan Abella coaches people from actors to athletes in developing a more successful mindset at Peak Performance Sciences. By night, he is New York City’s foremost science fiction enthusiast who organizes of the annual Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Festival. Those two interests will...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 5:42pm

This Big Bang show definitely syncs up with the Grateful Dead

Whether or not Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon was meant to sync up to the Wizard of Oz is a music mystery we may never solve. But the newest planetarium show at the American Museum of Natural History is definitely intended to mesh with a new project by Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart....

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 3:24pm

Eat free hot dogs in Brooklyn Bridge Park all summer at this bus

Last summer, the Public Art Fund made us confront our own mortality with Anish Kapoor’s perpetual whirlpool Descension in Brooklyn Bridge Park. For Summer 2018, the nonprofit art group is going for a lighter touch. Already DUMBO’s most popular outdoor destination, Brooklyn Bridge Park...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:26pm

What Stanley Kubrick learned from photographing New York City

You know those kids, the ones everyone knows who they'll grow up to be? That's the sense you get from looking at Stanley Kubrick's photographs of life in New York. Taken starting when he was just a 17-year-old kid from the Bronx working for Look magazine, there's so much energy and...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 11:46am

Why every mean girl will love Mean Girls on Broadway

It’s been 13 years since Mean Girls called out the Bond villain-level cattiness that high school brings out in teenage girls. Now the musical version, also written by Tina Fey with music by “30 Rock” composer Jeff Richmond, has finally arrived to remind a whole new generation that...

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 11:05pm

A boozy tea party on a bus? Only in New York

Tea on a double-decker bus sounds almost like they just took some British stuff and mashed it together. But it's also irresistably intriguing, which is exactly what the Mad Hatter's G&T Party is going for. The boozy cocktail hour promises to be a grown-up version of Alice in Wonderland...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:18pm

Obsessed with shoes? Bloomingdale's just built a shrine for you

Forget all the enviable closets you’ve ever seen, because Bloomingdale’s just put them all to shame. The department store’s flagship location at 1000 Third Ave. on 59th street has converted its entire fifth floor into a 26,763-square-foot destination for all things shoes called...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 9:39pm

Eight Bollywood stars are spending two months in Times Square

The King of Bollywood and his main squad are rolling into Times Square — and you can meet them all. Okay, that’s slightly overselling it, but Bollywood fans still have plenty of reason to be excited. Wax versions of the formidable lineup that is Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 3:09pm

An infinity room hides inside Brooklyn's Dream Machine

The irony of an infinity room is you may spend forever in there trying to figure out how to take a decent photo. There’s so much more to see inside the Dream Machine, a two-month pop-up coming to Williamsburg from April 5-May 31, but the Matrix-like abyss is sure to be the star attraction....

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:36pm

The Best Things to Do in New York City In the Spring

It may not feel like it outside, but March 20 is the first official day of spring. And if you’re done being cooped up inside, New York City isn’t waiting on Mother Nature to kick off the season with some spectacular flowers, lots of cocktails, the largest film festival of the year and...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:01am