New York

New Yorkers cry ‘scam’ after Pizza Festival leaves them hangry

What promised to be NYC’s hottest event last weekend turned into another food fiasco when the New York City Pizza Festival left attendees standing in a nearly empty Brooklyn parking lot with little more than a few slivers of cold pizza. Attendees paid $36-$75 for the Sept. 9 event described...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:47pm

Get free lasagne at Carrabba’s Italian Grill this summer

You can get free lasagne at Carrabba’s Italian Grill beginning Wednesday, June 20. The Italian restaurant chain will offer a free order of take-home lasagne to customers who dine-in and order one of Carrabba’s three signature dishes: the wood-grilled Chicken Bryan, savory Chicken...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:19am

Here's the schedule for Bryant Park Movie Nights 2018

Watching a movie in Bryant Park should be on everyone’s summer bucket list, and if you’ve been missing out this year’s lineup will seal the deal. Beginning June 18, movies under the stars are back on the Bryant Park lawn with a new curator, Vulture, bringing a list of cult...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 5:53pm

Stretchy ice cream is the ancient dessert taking over Brooklyn

New York City’s hot summers mean we need a lot of frozen treats to keep our cool. But the latest new ice cream to hit Brooklyn isn’t so much scooped — it’s stretched. Meet booza, ice cream’s smoother, denser and creamier cousin, now available at Republic of Booza...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:51pm

Your guide to New York City's best ice cream shops

Warm weather is not a problem when you've got an ice cold treat. Win at summer at NYC's best ice cream shops. Ice & Vice Where else are you going to find ice cream made with ingredients like Swedish Fish Fluff and Vietnamese Coffee with names like Bath Salts and Gold Digger? Only at...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:31pm

30 cafes offering $1 iced coffee all week when you order through this app

You pay enough on rent each month, New Yorkers, that you deserve to save some dough on coffee. After all, it’s what keeps most of us running through the subway delays, long commutes and nights out — because you need to actually take advantage of living here, right? Good news, java...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:21pm

Lower Manhattan's hot new Pier 17 is open for business

Lower Manhattan’s new Pier 17 is shaping up to be the city’s hottest summer destination, and its first two venues are officially open for business. Set along the northern tip of the pier with panoramic views along the East River from the Brooklyn Bridge to Red Hook, the Heineken...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 2:23pm

How the Clover Club put Brooklyn on the cocktail map

When it opened back in 2008, the Clover Club wasn’t looking for fame. But being a serious cocktail bar in still-sketchy Brooklyn, run by one of the first female head bartenders in the city, there wasn’t much chance it would fly under the radar. But when Julie Reiner opened the bar that...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 7:24pm

How to enjoy an all you can eat buffet at IKEA in Brooklyn

IKEA Midsummer Smorgasbord 2018 is coming this Friday — and if your taste buds are craving traditional Swedish food, you don’t want to miss the all-you-can-eat event at IKEA in Brooklyn event. Each year, the Swedish furniture and home goods retailer celebrates summer with an all-you-...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:04pm

The proudest and loudest things to do during Pride Week 2018

For 10 days every June, New York gets just a little more fabulous. Pride Week 2018 glitters up June 14-24, and we've got your guide to the best events. Immerse yourself in glitter and mystique Synth-pop queen Ariana and the Rose brings together some of her most creative friends for the...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:40pm

8 fun things to do with dad on Father's Day weekend in NYC

You know where you’re taking dad if he’s a steak dinner guy. We’ve got some ideas for making his Father’s Day just a bit  more special. For the longtime New Yorker dad Ride a regular old train to the Brighton Beach stop, where you’ll be treated to free rides...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 2:49pm

Mermaid Parade 2018: Everything you need to know

Get ready for the glitz and the glamour because that Coney Island summer spectacle is back again. We’re talking, of course, about the Mermaid Parade 2018 — which you won’t want to miss if past years are any indication. But it isn’t just mermaids and mermen you should be...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 2:26pm

The Best Things to do in New York City This Weekend, June 7-10

FOOD ChanDonut for National Rosé Day You don’t have to wait until National Rosé Day — it’s this Saturday, in case you’re planning to celebrate — to get Doughnut Plant’s ludicrously fluffy, pink and perfectly sweet ChanDonut, made with Moet Chandon California...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:44am

At NYC's Barber Shop Museum, they cut hair with gold scissors

Men’s grooming is a changing art, and one that like so many others used to be more glamorous — and a bit more dangerous. Arthur Rubinoff had the trade handed down to him. The men in his family have been cutting hair and giving straight-razor shaves since his great grandfather, who...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:35am

Everything you need to know about Brew at the Zoo 2018

Mark your calendars: Brew at the Zoo 2018 is coming to the Bronx Zoo this Friday — and if you like the animals and unlimited beer and wine, you definitely need to be there. Brew at the Zoo 2018 kicks off at 7 p.m. and that’s when the drinks will start to flow. According to the Bronx...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 4:25pm

Hit the UES tonight to drink draft beer for just $5 at The Pony Bar

You’re midway through Wednesday, which means the rest of the week is downhill. You’ll make it to the weekend. Why not celebrate that minor victory, and the 9th anniversary of beloved beer bar The Pony Bar UES, with a round of drinks for you and your friends? You won’t even have to...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 2:19pm

Sherlock Holmes defeats Moriarty at Manhattan's oldest home

First, there was Shakespeare in the Park. Now, there is Sherlock Holmes on the porch. Manhattan’s oldest house is turning its grounds over to a play starring the famous detective. Morris-Jumel Mansion in Harlem, where former Vice President Aaron Burr once lived, is staging Sherlock Holmes:...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:15pm

This is the perfect dessert for celebrating Pride Month in NYC

You can find almost anything in New York City, which means it should be no surprise that there’s a whole array of different rainbow desserts throughout the city and its different boroughs. But though we love the fact that you can celebrate Pride Month 2018 with a sweet tour to sample all...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:53pm

Luke’s Lobster is giving away free lobster rolls

Luke’s Lobster is giving away free lobster rolls on National Lobster Day on June 15, but there’s one “catch” — you have to wear a Canadian tuxedo. What is a Canadian tuxedo exactly? It’s when you wear denim pants and a denim shirt — denim on denim, if you...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:17pm

California's gourmet hot dog sensation Dog Haus lands in SoHo

Summer demands cookout food, and whatever the weather you’ll find craft hot dogs hot off the grill at Dog Haus. California’s popular gourmet hot dog counter is spending the season at its first New York location in SoHo, opening June 12 at Chefs Club Counter (62 Spring St.) Don’t...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 2:03pm