New York

NYC's best soccer bars to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018

As unforgettable as it is to be at a World Cup match, most of us are trying to avoid Russia right now. No, the U.S. didn’t get a spot on the 32-team playoff roster this year, but for the next month you’ll still be hearing a lot about soccer. So pick a team and cheer them on from June 14...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 7:21pm

A bigger, better 2018 Formula E NYC ePrix in Red Hook

A race track in the middle of New York City? Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone didn’t think it could be done, but Formula E turned a stretch of the Red Hook waterfront into the site of the first-ever Qatar Airways Formula E NYC ePrix, the electric version of Formula 1. “It exceeded...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 6:47pm

City Winery to close after Disney buys an entire SoHo block

The west side of Manhattan is being reshaped by Hudson Square, a massive new development complex that’s already brought trendy restaurants and new hotels — just a fraction of what’s to come — to a rare underused part of New York City. The newest arrival is Disney, which...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 3:18pm

PHOTOS: Walk through Gitano NYC, SoHo's Mexican jungle bar

In a summer already packed with major openings all over the city, there’s no more hotly anticipated arrival than Gitano NYC, the lush Mexican jungle bar that's sprung up in an empty Soho lot. An offshoot of Gitano, the buzzy outdoor bar in Mexico’s stylish tourist haven Tulum,...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 6:54pm

New York's must-see art & museum shows for Summer 2018

This summer, it's all about exploring the architecture of our world in New York City's museums, from nudes by Picasso to utopia-inspired architecture. Summer 2018's must-see exhibits in NYC are all about the beauty of our physical world. Summer of Magic: Treasures from the David...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 5:14pm

Lick up this Winona Ryder Movie Marathon at Alamo Drafthouse

Being a fan of a movie star can be a tricky thing. Everyone’s career has to start somewhere, and sometimes they make a movie for non-artistic reasons — unless you’re Winona Ryder, in which case a Winona Ryder movie marathon is pretty much just a guaranteed good time. Breaking out...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 3:27pm

Brooklyn Bridge Park is finally getting a permanent swimming pool

Brooklyn Bridge Park is getting a new pool — and this time, it will be permanent. The new pool will be built at Squibb Park, currently an unused paved area that serves as an access point to the park from Middagh Street via the famous bouncy Squibb Bridge, located between Piers 1 and 2. The...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:29pm

Everything you'll find at Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 3

Brooklyn Bridge Park has five amazing piers, but Pier 3 might be its most spectacular yet. Opening on July 10, Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 3 adds five acres of green space to the DUMBO waterfront with unobstructed views of the East River and Manhattan — but that’s not the best part. At...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:27pm

OZY Fest announces free Bandshell area and live stream

Last week we told you about the OZY Fest taking place in Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield from July 21 through 22. The festival is hosting a wide and eclectic mix of artists with music from such amazing artists like Passion Pit and Young the Giant to talks from influencers such as Chelsea...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 9:30am

PHOTOS: Formula E takes over Red Hook for the NYC ePrix

For a city of commuters, New York City still loves its cars. Over 18,000 racing fans turned out for the sold-out weekend of the first-ever NYC ePrix, the all-electric racing series put on by Formula E. Instead of a Formula 1 race, which is like standing inside a very angry hive of bees, these cars...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:42am

Sing along with a naked choir on NYC Bodypainting Day

It’s not summer until the naked choir sings. Coming to Washington Square Park in July, NYC Bodypainting Day will feature a first-ever musical performance by about 60 fully nude women and men taking part in the annual celebration of body positivity. Taking place Saturday, July 14, NYC...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:00am

Everything you must see at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art deserves its spot as the most popular attraction in New York City: a stylish building full of culture and “wow” moments, a rooftop bar and so much to see you’ll keep coming back and finding something new. Located on Fifth Avenue inside Central Park...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 7:07pm

What Is the Most Popular Attraction in New York City?

New York City has never been more popular. For eight years, the city has kept setting tourism records, with 62.8 million people visiting New York in 2017 — an increase of 2.3 million people from 2016. So what is the most popular attraction in New York City that they all have to see? It...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 4:20pm

Cheetos-flavored soft serve is confusing but totally addictive

When it comes to food innovation, no one is trying harder than potato chip companies. That is until Big Gay Ice Cream combined two of your favorite things into Cheetos-flavored soft serve. Yes, the New York-born ice cream shop leading the flavor name game actually created Cheetos-flavored...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 1:03pm

Friends! The Musical is a loving parody of your favorite '90s show

UPDATE: Friends! The Musical will be closing on July 22, 2018. Tickets for its remaining dates at St. Luke’s Theater are $44-$74 and available through Telecharge. For New Yorkers, irony is the default. Maybe it’s the all-black wardrobes or the nihilistic sense of humor we develop...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 12:25pm

Everything you need to know about this year’s OZY Festival

New York City can be a double-edged sword during the Summer. On one hand, the brutal heat bearing down on the pavement can make you feel lethargic and on the other, you can feel energized with all of the great events taking place outside while the weather is nice enough to allow it. One thing that...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:30am

Dance with these giant balloons taking over Brookfield Place

After being overrun by giant glowing rabbits in 2016, Lower Manhattan’s palm tree paradise Brookfield Place is hosting another set of oversized balloon sculptures called Animal Soul. The colorful larger-than-life figures arriving on July 11 are best described as a savage garden, creations...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 3:35pm

Here's the schedule for Brooklyn Bridge Park movie nights 2018

Brooklyn Bridge Park movie nights are already one of the best ways to catch a free outdoor film in the summer, and it just got better by signing on the city's best outdoor food market to provide concessions. Smorgasburg will be handling all your snacky needs for the 2018 season...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:48am

Tevye Served Raw is the honest version of Fiddler on the Roof

You probably know Tevye, the father torn between tradition and his daughters’ happiness, from the hugely successful Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof. But the show was only a snapshot in the life of a man created by Sholem Aleichem, who wrote several stories starring him — and there...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 6:06pm

Thank Grey Goose for Governors Island's new late Saturdays

Governors Island is angling to be your new late-night hangout. First, Friday night ferry service was extended through 10 p.m. on Memorial Day Weekend for the rest of the summer, and beginning July 7 they’re doing the same on Saturday nights — all the way until 11 p.m. You’ve got...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:55pm