New York

Party with the fishes on New York Aquarium's late summer nights

Swimming with sharks? Not a good idea. Partying with them, however, could be just what your summer nights have been missing at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island. Beginning in August through Labor Day Weekend, the New York Aquarium is throwing a late-night party every Friday and Saturday night...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 3:17pm

Everything you need to know about the Electric Zoo Festival 2018

With Summer winding down, it's time to cherish these last days that you can spend outside from dusk 'til dawn. What better way to spend those hours than at one of the biggest electronic music festivals in America? The Electric Zoo Festival will be rolling back into New York City's...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 10:50am

Lost Frequencies promises surprises at this year's Electric Zoo Festival

New York's premiere electronic dance music festival Electric Zoo will be taking over Randall's Island for three full days. One of the headliners on it's final day is the wildly popular Belgian DJ Felix De Laet — otherwise known as Lost Frequencies. We caught up with him before...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 10:43am

Fans save Brooklyn's Biggie Smalls mural from development

Who needs California love when you’ve got the whole of the East Coast rooting for you? The beloved three-story mural of Brooklyn rap legend Biggie Smalls at Bedford Avenue and Quincy Street will stay intact after a week-long campaign by Notorious B.I.G. fans. “Thank you Brooklyn! And...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:33pm

PHOTOS: The Most Influential Public Art in New York City History

It would not be a stretch to say that public art saved New York City. The first murals and statues free of museum curation and art galleries came along in 1967, at a time when the city was buckling beneath crime and budget deficits. “Mayor John Lindsay was keen on the idea of supporting the...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:18pm

Live in Brooklyn? Get a free bike ahead of the L train shutdown

Are you one of the estimated 20,000 people who will take up cycling to get to work when the L train shuts down in April 2019? Make that decision easier with a free bike courtesy of SpikedSeltzer. The original hard seltzer is giving away bicycles to Brooklyn residents every night from Tuesday, Aug...

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 2:15pm

The tennis fan's guide to what's new at the US Open 2018

Queens is the place to be at the end of each August and September when the largest tennis tournament in the country returns to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The US Open 2018 brings over 250 of the tennis world’s biggest stars to New York from Aug. 27 through Sept. 9. On...

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 9:19am

Eat dessert during Sweet September for hunger relief in New York

There’s no trendier part of a meal than dessert, from light-as-air cakes to elaborate ice cream sundaes. Why not tick some hot spots off your list while helping hunger relief for New York City’s most vulnerable residents? That's the idea behind Sweet September, when participating...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 7:08pm

Coney Island is getting a giant log flume, zip line and more

A log flume, zip line and adventure park are joining the seaside carnival that is Coney Island, doubling the size of Luna Park. "As the birthplace of roller coasters and other iconic amusement attractions, it is remarkable to have new innovations continue to be added to our iconic landscape,...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:13pm

13 fun things to do in NYC this weekend

Bring our pup to a free outdoor movie, Drake begins a four-night stint at MSG, yoga with cider and more of the best things to do in NYC this weekend. 13 things to do in NYC this weekend   A post shared by Rooftop Films (@rooftopfilms) on Aug 16, 2018 at 11:26am PDT...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 4:00pm

PHOTOS: Diner en Blanc NYC 2017 glams up Lincoln Center

Want to get in on the fun? Here's everything you need to know about Diner en Blanc New York 2018. Most often found in parks and on promenades, Diner en Blanc 2017 went uptown for its New York City stop. The year’s grandest spontaneous dinner party took over Lincoln Center plaza on...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 2:56pm

Everything you need to see at the Tribeca TV Festival 2018

There’s never been more television being made in New York City than right now, which led the Tribeca Film Festival to expand to the small screen last year with the inaugural Tribeca TV Festival. It was so successful that Tribeca Film Festival 2018 has expanded from two to four days of...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 12:40pm

Eat your end-of-summer feelings at Dominique Ansel's Pie Night

Summer is almost over, which means it’s just about time for pie season — we mean, autumn. French-born chef Dominique Ansel may have grown up around tarts, but he’s been turning out better pies than your American granny since starting Pie Night at Dominique Ansel Kitchen in 2015....

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 9:41am

Mickey Mouse is celebrating his 90th birthday in New York

For his 90th anniversary, Mickey Mouse isn’t going to Disney World — he’s coming to New York with Mickey: The True Original Exhibition. Disney’s take on the immersive gallery experience will open in New York City this fall in celebration of Walt Disney’s most iconic...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 6:49pm

Find sold-out styles at Sprayground's Times Square pop-up

No matter where you look, it’s pretty clear that it’s the end of the world as we know it. Instead of despairing, however, cool-kid backpack brand Sprayground has opened the End Of The World Party Pop-Up Shop for all your back-to-school needs — because it would figure that even...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 1:05pm

Interpol maintain their cool with their intense new album Marauder

Interpol have always maintained the right kind of cool. As one of the original bands included in New york City’s return to rock in the early 2000s, they helped to usher in a new golden age of guitar-centric rock bands that inspired a generation of kids to wear skinny jeans, lace up converse...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:36am

Everything you need to know about Legoland New York

The Northeast hasn’t had a new theme park in decades, but all that will change with the arrival of Legoland New York in Spring 2020. Located in upstate New York, the $350 million theme park will be the largest of Merlin Entertainments’ nine Legoland parks located all over the world,...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 2:15am

The US Open 2018 fun begins off the court with Fan Week

It’s always an exciting two weeks when the US Open returns to Queens at the end of each August, but that’s not when the action starts. From Aug. 21-26, kick off the US Open 2018 fun with special events, celebrity matches, tennis clinics for adults and kids, all for free during US...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:24pm

The Museum of Ice Cream reinvents retail with The Pint Shop

The first time I walked into a Toys 'R' Us, I cried. At age 6, I had never seen any place so big, so colorful, so full of beautiful things, and I was overwhelmed by the lifetime of happiness unfolding before me. That feeling has been rare in retail, which to those of us not in the sales...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:27pm

Best things to do in New York City this weekend, Aug. 16-19

A best-of horror movie festival, the year’s largest cocktail convention, a beach dance party and tons more activities mean it’s time to say your prayers to ask the favor of the rain gods and get out there. The best things to do in New York City this weekend Step inside the real...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 7:41pm