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This is what Native American art looks like in the 21st century

When you think of Native American art, one element that probably doesn’t come to mind is electricity. That’s the link between the nine installations that make up Transformer: Native Art in Light and Sound, a new group show by 10 artists that will expand your ideas about Native American...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 8:16pm

Continental Bar, home of NYC's cheapest drink special, is closing

Another relic of the East Village's punk past — not to mention the pre-partying destination of the neighborhood — is getting plowed under. Best known for its longtime five shots for $10 special (recently raised to $12), Continental Bar will close in August 2018 when its building at...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 3:34pm

Junior's cheesecake is 67 cents for its 67th birthday

For 67 years, Junior's has been setting the standard for New York-style cheesecake well beyond the five boroughs. The cheesecake moguls who started out in Downtown Brooklyn and now have restaurants in Times Square, Connecticut and Florida are chalking up another year of success with a one-day...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:10pm

You can buy Girl Scout cookies on one special day this fall

Girl Scout cookie season comes around every spring — but you can cheat the calendar on one special day. On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the most important item on your to-do list will be to vote in local elections. Once you’ve checked that box on the to-do list, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:25pm

The best acts at the New York Comedy Festival, according to Caroline Hirsch

It’s about that time: The New York Comedy Festival is back. This year, from November 7 to November 12, the city will see over 200 comedians performing more than 60 shows at venues around the city. And as always, the festival is produced by Carolines on Broadway — this year, in...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:47pm

See Bruce Springsteen before & after fame at a free art show

For a working-class hero, Bruce Springsteen never really struggled like the average Americans he’s spent more than 40 years singing about. He’ll be the first to admit that — as he does every night of his five-month sold-out Broadway concert series — but you can still see...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:39pm

These are the best trails in Central Park for running

If you’re suddenly feeling inspired to start running with all the talk of the New York City Marathon on Sunday, a map created by the Central Park Conservancy will help you get moving. While Central Park no longer serves as the only spot marathon contestants race through as...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:07pm

Pasta deals for NYC Marathon week means carbo-loading for everyone!

Whether or not you're running the NYC Marathon on Nov. 5, it's a good week to love carbs in the city. Here's where to find deals like unlimited pasta, free beer and tons of discounts. Free celebratory meal — and beer! Just what marathoners want: pasta in a hurry. Fast-casual...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 10:01pm

Dinner with a magician & more things to do in NYC this weekend

MAGIC At the Illusionist’s Table Now that’s dinner and a show: three courses, a cocktail and a performance at one of the city’s hottest venues for under $200, if you can believe your eyes. You might be questioning that by the end of the night after you’ve been At the...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 8:36pm

First-ever NY Cat Film Festival gives us what we and our furry overlords want

After taking over the internet — which pretty much means ruling the world — cats have arrived to claim the New York City film scene. We’re not sure how this oversight happened, but this December finally brings the first-ever NY Cat Film Festival to Chelsea’s SVA Theatre....

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:33pm

NYC Marathon 2017: Route, street closures, MTA info

The NYC Marathon 2017 is still on and just around the corner. The TCS New York City Marathon is set to send thousands of runners on their 26.2-mile course that spans from Staten Island to Central Park on Sunday, November 5. Runners will step foot in all five boroughs, so get ready to reroute your...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 2:22pm

The Cellar is the speakeasy beer lovers have been waiting for

In the world of alcoholic beverages, beer has been shortchanged. Brewers use equally complex techniques as winemakers and distilleries to create unique and endlessly variable beers — so why have we just been pounding pints in loud sports bars? For connoisseurs of beer, there’s now The...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:39am

Where to eat and drink along the NYC marathon route

This Sunday, Nov. 5, 50,000 runners will compete in the New York City Marathon. If you’re not one of them, you can still take part in the annual race day, which has become somewhat of a city-wide holiday, by cheering them on. Maybe you’ll even get inspired to train for next year’s...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:09pm

How to train for a marathon and not get hurt

Dr. Jordan D. Metzl believes every able-bodied person is capable of running a marathon in their lifetime. It all comes down to proper training and injury prevention.  When we spoke with the sports medicine physician, he said roughly half of his patients at the Hospital for Special Surgery in...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 2:39pm

UPDATE: Is the NYC Halloween Parade cancelled? Official word

Update 5:56 p.m. EST -- The official Twitter account of the NYC Halloween Parade has confirmed that the beloved event is officially still on for tonight. Get your costumes ready and enjoy.   Village Halloween Parade is still up and running! Hope to see you all here!!#NY1Boo #...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:57pm

Here are NYC’s Michelin-starred restaurants for 2018

The 2018 Michelin Guide to New York City has arrived, dishing out another shocking demotion for a longtime classic and a new milestone for Japanese restaurants. The list of 72 restaurants considered the best in the city was assembled by a team of anonymous inspectors and spans three boroughs...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:44pm

How you can see The Lion King on Broadway for free

The Circle of Life on Broadway is rarely as kind as it has been to The Lion King, which will celebrates an incredible 20 years of continuous performances since opening on Nov. 13, 1997. In honor of this milestone, the show has a gift for its fans: all of the tickets to one special performance are...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:33pm

History of the NYC Halloween Parade: Puppets, performers and city pride

The Village Halloween Parade may not be as completely outrageous as it once was, but this annual holiday extravaganza is quintessential Greenwich Village. Though many parade attendees are there to show off their costumes and check out those of others, there’s a large number of guests who...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5:30pm

Divine feminine energy powers the Village Halloween Parade

The real world hasn’t been kind to women in 2017 — so this year’s Halloween parade will be dedicated to them. The 44th edition of the Village Halloween Parade will be led by Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Anjelica, whose idea for a float dedicated to women won her the...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00pm

13 amazing Halloween night parties

Whether you're a sweet transvestite or a naughty ghoul, there's a Halloween night party perfect for you in NYC.   A post shared by ᴇ ʟ s ᴇ ᴡ ʜ ᴇ ʀ ᴇ (@elsewherespace) on Oct 20, 2017 at 9:01am PDT Strike up the band Brooklyn’s newest live...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 6:50pm