New York

Quality Eats and Interboro launch the perfect beer to pair with that steak

Haven’t quite discovered the perfect beer to pair with that medium-rare steak you always order from Quality Eats? Quality Branded — the company behind, you guessed it, Quality Eats, Quality Meats and Quality Italian — teamed up with Interboro Spirits and Ales to fix that exact...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:46pm

Supermoon Bakehouse launches ultimate summer cheat day eat, croissant butter soft serve

There are a couple places in New York City consistently pumping out what we would have to call cheat day eats. They’re gooey and buttery and sugary and, as you can imagine, totally full fat. Supermoon Bakehouse is the newest master of this majestic type of treat — although they did once...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 1:40pm

Everything you need to do on 4th of July weekend in NYC

The 4th of July weekend is gonna be a hot one, and we've rounded up the best things to do whether you want to hide in the air conditioning or get in every minute of outdoor summer fun. Check out our guide to the best 4th of July parties with fireworks views, or if you're a little cash-light...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 1:40pm

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks: Start time, official viewing spots, street closures

The Fourth of July — also known as Independence Day — is quickly approaching and that means New Yorkers are getting ready to be amazed by the wonderful display of the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks extravaganza. In fact, New York City has been ranked the best place to celebrate 4th...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:53am

Best free places to watch the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks

If you don’t have the scratch to watch the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks from a party with views of the action, parks are always a good option. For the 2018 Macy's 4th of July fireworks show, the company will line up seven barges — that's two more than 2017 —...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 4:16pm

Italy's famous Gelato Festival is coming to the New York area

The world’s largest Gelato Festival is held in Florence, where Italy’s signature sweet treat was invented in 1559. And while it’s a romance novel cliche, you really should eat, pray and love your way through the city and its surrounding Tuscan region — until then, its famous...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:54pm

The best parties with views of the Macy's 4th of July fireworks

It’s not Independence Day without some rockets’ red glare, so you’ll want to find a July 4th party with fireworks views. The Macy's 4th of July fireworks display over the East River will be fired off from seven barger — that's two more than 2017 — between East...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:38am

Not into frose? Head to the UES for a glass of frisky, the whiskey version

Your friends know basically every restaurant or bar where you can get frose, or frozen rose, in NYC — but you’re not that into wine. You love the idea of a frozen cocktail, but rose just isn’t for you. The Infirmary, a Cajun restaurant and bar on the Upper East Side, must have had...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:26am

Famous NYC cocktail bar The Dead Rabbit closes indefinitely after fire

One of New York's most famous and popular bars, The Dead Rabbit, is closed indefinitely after a fire in a neighboring building caused extensive damage. At least five FDNY trucks responded to the two-alarm blaze on Sunday morning on Water Street in Lower Manhattan that caused "considerable...

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 8:18pm

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