Eva Kis

New York City Going Out Editor

eva.kis@metro.us

Major NYC lunch deal alert: Get 50% off with the Ritual app

The best things in life are free, but I suppose we can settle for a week of half-price lunches during Eats Week, a promotion by the Ritual app that lets you order and pay for meals before arriving at a restaurant. From Oct. 15-26, you can grab lunch deals of 50% off at hundreds of local restaurants...

Monday, October 15, 2018, 1:01 PM

Here's what it's like to fish for your dinner at Zauo NYC (photos)

Interactive dining is the big trend in restaurants, and it doesn’t get much more hand-on than Zauo NYC, the first U.S. outpost of the famous Japanese chain where diners catch their own fish. Zauo NYC, opening Oct. 15 at 152 W. 24th St. in Chelsea, is a celebration of the ocean's bounty...

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 5:11 PM

Jimmy Kimmel is back in Brooklyn! Guests, how to get tickets

Jimmy Kimmel is taking his late-night talk show on the road again, ditching California for Brooklyn for a week of shows at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Oct. 15-19. Jimmy Kimmel Live, which airs on ABC, will tape five shows before a live audience inside the Howard Gilman Opera House, which will...

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4:27 PM

13 amazing things to do in NYC this weekend, Oct. 11-14

Things to do in NYC: Free show with Diplo and Mark Ronson Samsung’s experiential studio — that’s a fancy way of saying a showroom where you can’t buy anything — is resuming its Live at 837 concert series on Thursday night with a DJ set by Silk City, Diplo and Mark...

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 3:22 PM

These are the 7 coffee trends driving how we caffeinate in 2018

Is coffee good for you in 2018? The science swings back and forth, but right now we’re being told to “drink coffee, live forever.” Good thing the New York Coffee Festival returns Oct. 13-14, bringing all the hot new coffee trends with tastings, new product demos, a latte art...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 9:32 PM

All of The Dead Rabbit's cocktail secrets are now revealed

The Dead Rabbit has won pretty much every major accolade of the bar world since opening in November 2012, including World’s Best New Cocktail Bar just five months later as well as Best International Bartender for co-founder Jack McGarry. The awards have continued to roll in, including back-to...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 8:24 PM

Ippudo giving away 1,000 free ramen bowls on its NYC birthday

Nobody tell Ippudo that you’re supposed to get gifts, not give them on your birthday. The Japanese ramen chain is counting its blessings and multiplying them by 100, giving away 1,000 free ramen bowls to mark its 10th anniversary. The Fukuoka-based chain opened its first U.S. location in the...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 2:37 PM

Inside the unlikely but true Velvet Underground Experience NYC

The mainstream was not ready for the Velvet Underground in 1965. That didn’t stop founding members Lou Reed and John Cale pulling everyone from Andy Warhol to German model Nico into their orbit and, in five short years, creating a legacy that would change the sound, visual aesthetic and...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 7:29 PM

These giant candies on Broadway are NYC's sweetest public art

Just in time for trick-or-treating season, NYC just got a sweet new piece of public art. Three blocks of Broadway have been taken over by Candy Nations, 20 colorful giant candies lining the pedestrian plazas from 36th to 39th streets. The sculptures tower 9 feet tall, each weighing 1,450 pounds...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 4:12 PM

Forget Uber and Lyft — your Lamborghini Huracan is waiting

Yellow cabs are iconic and black cars are classy, but nothing in the fleets of Uber, Lyft and taxis can compete with a spectacular NYC rideshare option coming for one day only: a brand new 2018 Lamborghini Huracan in blazing orange. That’s what you could be riding in courtesy of Swims, the...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 2:25 PM

PHOTOS: Nightmare Machine, the haunted house for millennials

What started as Brooklyn’s sweet dreamscape Dream Machine has turned into the millennial haunted house Nightmare Machine, an Instagram-ready gallery of horrors plucked straight from the imaginations of the 22-37 set. “I grew up with Halloween as a really big deal in my family,”...

Monday, October 8, 2018, 7:05 PM

PHOTOS: The best cosplay of NYCC 2018, Day 3

As the country's largest convention of pop culture — from TV to movies, video games and animation — New York Comic Con 2018 has a special place on the fan calendar. From sci-fi and anime to superheroes and fantasy, studios always bring their big stars, latest video...

Monday, October 8, 2018, 2:17 AM

PHOTOS: The best cosplay of NYCC 2018, Day 2

As the country's largest convention of pop culture — from TV to movies, video games and animation — New York Comic Con 2018 has a special place on the fan calendar. From sci-fi and anime to superheroes and fantasy, studios always bring their big stars, latest video...

Saturday, October 6, 2018, 11:47 AM

PHOTOS: Look inside the Harry Potter museum exhibit in NYC

The next best thing to attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry yourself is visiting Harry Potter: History of Magic, now open at the New-York Historical Society. It seems impossible, but we solemnly swear it’s true: Even the most diehard Harry Potter fan will learn something new...

Friday, October 5, 2018, 10:09 AM

17 things to do in NYC on Columbus Day Weekend 2018

We’ll take any excuse for a three-day weekend, even if Christopher Columbus didn't really discover America. We rounded up 17 things to do in NYC on Columbus Day Weekend, from the preview opening of King Kong on Broadway to the long-awaited New York Pizza Festival, a fun run for shelter...

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 8:01 PM

Avengers 4 spoilers: Chris Evans reveals Captain America's fate

The biggest Avengers 4 spoilers everybody wants to know isn’t about the plot — it’s who really lives or dies. Half the creatures in the galaxy, including much of the Avengers team, were turned into dust with a snap of Thanos' fingers at the end of Avengers: Infinity War. So...

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 2:51 PM

10 Things You Must Do, See and Eat at NYCC 2018

Judge a Bob's Burgers cookoff, step inside Harry Potter's pensieve, watch the premiere of Doctor Who with the cast and more — here’s our guide to the essential panels and experiences at NYCC 2018.  10 things you must do at NYCC 2018 Audible has created a 10-minute...

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 8:49 AM

What's new for NYCC 2018? Details on ReedPop's changes

The biggest pop culture convention on the East Coast is almost back, with New York City Comic Con 2018 taking over the Javits Center (and an increasing number of surrounding venues) from Oct. 4-7. With everything from superheroes to anime, sci-fi shows and vintage comic books represented, NYCC 2018...

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 8:48 AM

MTA says lol nope to NYCC 2018, cancels 7 trains in Manhattan

Are you one of the approximately 100,000 people (like me, hi!) expected at New York Comic Con this weekend? Were you hoping to get to NYCC 2018 by taking the almost-new 7 train extension to 34th Street/Hudson Yards, the only subway stop in the otherwise transit-barren west side of Manhattan where...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 5:02 PM

National Taco Day 2018: Free tacos, beer and more NYC deals

You’re probably already busy taking advantage of fall activities from pumpkin patches and Halloween events to apple-picking. But on Oct. 4, make time for free tacos and beer, plus great deals and parties for National Taco Day 2018. National Taco Day 2018 deals in NYC Taco Dumbo is...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 1:42 PM