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Eva Kis

New York City Going Out Editor

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Kellogg's NYC Cafe adds hammocks, DIY cereal bar at new location

A bigger and better — what else do you call adding indoor hammocks? — Kellogg’s NYC Café has opened in Union Square. After starting out in Times Square, the cereal cafe can now be found at 31 E. 17th St. and five times the size of the original. Billed as “a place for...

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 7:02 PM

Holiday Gift Guide: Star Wars gifts for the fans in your galaxy

Star Wars isn't just a film franchise — it's a lifestyle. Decorate your space, wear it with pride and even visit where the series was made with these Star Wars gifts. Millennium Falcon Desk Lamp Live in the retro-future with this lamp utilizing the same cutting-edge ‘80s...

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 3:58 PM

All 19 holiday bars in NYC for all your Christmas spirit needs

It's December, and if you're not here to party then get out of the way of people rocking out to Christmas carols in ugly sweaters. Take your holiday cheer to one of New York City's many, many Christmas-themed bars. Sippin’ Santa’s Surf Shack Before Santa pulls his...

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 12:32 AM

Yes, people do turn down a ride in the Cash Cab

Cash Cab, the only game show played in a New York City taxi, is back — but it was nearly someone other than comedian Ben Bailey at the wheel. “I actually heard, like most people, through the news that they were bringing it back,” says Bailey, who’s won three Daytime Emmys...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 10:03 PM

Mission Impossible meets Double Dare at Brooklyn's Beat the Bomb

If you combine the Color Run, an escape room, laser tag and Nickelodeon’s Double Dare, you might get an idea of what Beat the Bomb is. Or, as founder Alex Patterson puts it, “How can you create a perfect team-building moment? Stand people in front of something that would explode, but...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 9:24 PM

Gift your conscience at Brooklyn's Social Justice Holiday Market

If you’re ready to start political conversations around your holiday table and wear your resistance with pride, there’s a new holiday market for you. Declare your allegiance while supporting marginalized creators at the first-ever Social Justice Holiday Market, taking place this...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 7:05 PM

Famous NYC restaurant with female head chef had a 'rape room'

One of New York City’s most prominent restaurants — and the launchpad for one of the country’s biggest female chefs — has a “rape room” where guests would terrorize female staff, former employees told the New York Times in a series of shocking allegations. The...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 5:48 PM

NYC is getting the gift of a free bacon food truck this week

Forget the train to the North Pole — this winter, you’re taking The Bacon Express to Midtown. Applegate, the organic meat brand, has been on a big bacon road trip along the East Coast, and on Dec. 14-15 its food truck makes the last stop at Radio City Music Hall. Everything aboard The...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 12:41 PM

6 Star Wars Events in NYC To Get You Hyped for The Last Jedi

You don't need to be Force sensitive to know there's a great disturbance coming to movie theaters this weekend. The long-awaited Episode VIII: The Last Jedi drops in theaters Dec. 15 (officially, though many are showing it on Dec. 14), and because two years is a lot of waiting for a movie...

Monday, December 11, 2017, 9:34 PM

Dale Talde turns matzo ball soup into Rabbi's Ramen for Hanukkah

Matzo ball soup turned into ramen? It’s not mashugana, it’s the new Rabbi’s Ramen at Rice & Gold, Dale Talde’s new pan-Asian restaurant in Chinatown. “To me, Jewish deli food is one of the cuisines that most defines this city, so what better way to represent the...

Monday, December 11, 2017, 4:59 PM

Free Game of Thrones screenings coming to movie theaters

You’re probably not getting the most out of Game of Thrones by watching it on your TV or phone, so HBO is putting it on the big screen — for free.  Relive the episode Spoils of War, where Daenerys and Drogon barbecue the Lannister army into submission, at AMC theaters in New York...

Friday, December 8, 2017, 8:07 PM

A giant high-tech gingerbread house opens in Madison Square Park

New York City already has the biggest gingerbread village in the country, and now it’s got a life-size gingerbread house too. Sitting at the north end of Madison Square Park, the giant gingerbread house is like a fairy tale come to life, complete with a picket fence and winding path leading...

Friday, December 8, 2017, 7:37 PM

Largest planetarium in the US opens in New Jersey

If there’s one scenario in which size matters, it’s when you’re trying to show the entire known universe on one screen. The big-deal opening of the year for science nerds is the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, now open at New Jersey’s Liberty Science Center. Located just 30...

Friday, December 8, 2017, 5:50 PM

Holiday Gift Guide: For your favorite drinking buddy

Your favorite drinking buddies deserve more than just another round for the holidays. These booze-themed gift ideas will have them lit with gratitude. Dive Bar Shirt Club Membership Even home bartenders have their Cheers, and it’s probably a dive bar. Celebrate the glory of the no-frills...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 6:23 PM

See into the private lives of cat lovers at the Cat Film Festival

Cats have already won the battle for the internet’s heart and even made headway in the film world recently with “Kedi” and “Keanu.” And this weekend, they be the stars of the first-ever Cat Film Festival. Kicking off in New York City on Dec. 9 before going on the road...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 3:21 PM

We love SantaCon: Why the holiday bar crawl is a great tradition

It’s almost time for SantaCon, when hundreds of Claus-clad boozers crawl their way through the city’s bars. And we couldn’t be more excited. Since its beginnings as a “participatory art” event, SantaCon has spread to cities around the world. It’s also become...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 1:37 PM

Here's the real reason why women wore corsets

When it comes to fashion, it can seem as if the body is meant to fit the design. Nowhere is that more obvious than the corset, the French undergarment invented in the 1500s made to cinch the waist to as small as 18 inches and give the bustline a boost. But the reason why ladies wore corsets isn...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:28 PM

Holiday Gift Guide: Ideas for people who love to cook

If you’re lucky, you’ve got a food-obsessed person in your life, always cooking and hosting dinners. We’ve got some gift ideas they’re sure to eat up.  Mama Mia Bowtie Stack Ring Taking a trip can be life-changing — or at least inspirational. That’s what...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 12:07 AM

Meet live reindeer under Brooklyn’s largest Christmas tree

Many Christmas tree-lighting ceremonies have Santa, but his reindeer are only stopping by one event this holiday season. Downtown Brooklyn will light the borough’s tallest Christmas tree with the help of Santa’s #squad on Dec. 7 at 2 MetroTech Center. At 55 feet, Brooklyn’s...

Monday, December 4, 2017, 7:37 PM

Christmas comes to NYC's miniature attraction Gulliver's Gate

Christmastime has come to New York City’s smallest attraction. Gulliver’s Gate in Times Square packs the entire world into a series of room-size miniature scenes, and for its first holiday season there are some new surprises for eagle-eyed visitors. The Holiday Scavenger Hunt...

Monday, December 4, 2017, 7:22 PM