Eva Kis

New York City Going Out Editor

eva.kis@metro.us

Why Broadway's Pretty Woman Musical Is A Hot Mess

It’s the golden age of nostalgia all over the entertainment world, and this season it’s the 1990 film Pretty Woman getting a splashy musical adaptation at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre. Could the producers have chosen a movie whose themes are more problematic in the year 2018?...

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 5:35 AM

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, 2:15 AM

PHOTOS: Why Color Factory is not just another Instagram pop-up

It’s been a good summer for reconnecting with your inner child and filling up your Instagram with enviable photo ops between Candytopia, Rose Mansion, Believe in Your Selfie Museum, Dream Machine, Happy-Go-Lucky Exhibit and many more New York City pop-up galleries. The latest, Color Factory,...

Friday, August 17, 2018, 1:35 PM

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...

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 9:09 PM

Where to celebrate National Rum Day in New York City

Tiki bars and cocktails are having a moment, which means so is the spirit of the Caribbean islands: rum. Taste the trendiest new drinks being mixed up on Thursday, Aug. 16, when National Rum Day brings BOGO deals and all-day rum happy hours to bars and restaurants around the city with giant outdoor...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 5:09 PM

Full list of Broadway Week 2018 shows offering 2-for-1 tickets

Will the relentless summer rain ever end? Who knows, but you know where you don’t have to worry about it? Inside Broadway’s theaters, which are once again offering two-for-one tickets during the fall edition of Broadway Week 2018. Produced by the city's tourism bureau NYC &...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 10:00 AM

The 5 must-see shows during Broadway Week 2018

Will the relentless summer rain ever end? Who knows, but you know where you don’t have to worry about it? Inside Broadway’s theaters, which are once again offering two-for-one tickets during the fall edition of Broadway Week 2018. Now in its eighth year, Broadway Week 2018 runs Sept. 3...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 10:00 AM

PHOTOS: Reality melts away in the trippy halls of Candytopia New York

Whatever you think is inside Candytopia, you’re probably nowhere close. From the first moment you walk inside the Garment District warehouse where a dragon made of candy guards a curtained entryway lined with madly tilting houses, you definitely know you’re not in Midtown anymore. The...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 4:02 PM

How New York became the world's first skyscraper city

When you first come to New York, it’s difficult to keep your eyes from drifting up, up and up all the way to the spires of some of the world’s tallest buildings. That New York City’s skyscrapers only started rising up within the last 150 years speaks to the thirst for urban jungle...

Monday, August 13, 2018, 6:46 PM

When will Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown final season air?

For a man who lived for the moment, Anthony Bourdain left an enduring legacy unlikely to be matched by even most seasoned world travelers. He took us along on every moment of it thanks to the CNN series Parts Unknown, where he talked cultural change, revolution and history with everyone from...

Monday, August 13, 2018, 4:52 PM

Get $1 cold brew at 65 cafes in New York with the Ritual app

Fall is coming up way too fast, but the season of cold brew coffee isn’t over yet. The social food ordering Ritual app is putting a little bounce in your step to cross off all your 2018 Summer Bucket List items by offering $1 cold brew all this week. From Monday, Aug. 13 through Sunday, Aug...

Monday, August 13, 2018, 1:31 PM

Inside New York City's first CBD bar Adriaen Block

In the past year, the marijuana derivative CBD (all of the mellowness, none of the hallucinations) has turned up in lattes, snacks and private dinners. But it’s all been a little wink-wink, a novelty on otherwise straightforward menus — but not at New York’s first CBD bar Adriaen...

Saturday, August 11, 2018, 3:28 PM

Your summer needs the Watermelon Pizza at Blue Rooftop bar

Fruit and pizza are not two words that go together. But when you see Watermelon Pizza on the menu at The Blue Rooftop, the newly renovated 20th-floor oasis at the Marmara Park Avenue hotel, don’t pass it up. The Turkish treat is a slice of watermelon topped with chopped blueberries,...

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 9:06 AM

Diner en Blanc New York 2018: Tickets, date, rules, location

New York in the summertime is not the most charming place to be — so fix it by taking part in a truly magical night. The all-white French pop-up Dîner en Blanc New York 2018 returns on Monday, Sept. 17 with an unforgettable party that appears just an hour before the music begins, and vanishes...

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 8:40 AM

Inside Play NYC, New York's largest video game convention

New York City’s largest video game expo Play NYC only debuted in 2017, but Play NYC 2018 is already bigger in every way: more games, more digital art, more playtime, a bigger venue and a new social mission. In its new home at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Play NYC 2018 is going down Aug. 11-12...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 6:39 PM

PHOTOS: Deadpool Selfie Museum is the pop-up for romantics

An Instagram gallery isn’t the Deadpool 2 home video tie-in we expected, but the Deadpool Selfie Museum is here anyway. Open at Industria Studio 10 (356 W. 12th St.) in the West Village for just four days from Aug. 8-11, the Deadpool and Friends’ Believe in Your Selfie Museum has nine...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 3:31 PM

Here’s the schedule for Central Park Movie Nights 2018

It’s almost unfair how much Central Park has going for it. You can watch Broadway actors play baseball at Heckscher Fields, take in some of the best theater in the city at Shakespeare in the Park, wander a recently opened to the public nature preserve and salute Alexander Hamilton’s...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 1:28 PM

Museum of Pizza offers free admission if you get a pizza tattoo

There’s nothing like getting something for free, even though we know nothing is ever really, truly free. But free pizza is one of those things we’re willing to do things we otherwise wouldn’t consider doing — but would you get a free pizza tattoo to get free admission to the...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 12:39 PM

The Definitive 2018 Summer Bucket List for New York City

You’ve already seen an outdoor movie, had drinks on a boat, checked out several rooftop bars, checked out the new eats at Smorgasburg, spent a day poolside and eaten on several patios — your generic summer to-do list is moving along. But each year brings with it a handful of experiences...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 7:30 PM

SheKnows: Why blogging still matters in the Instagram age

What does it take to be successful online today? If you haven’t settled on an Instagram aesthetic and curated the heck out of your Pinterest boards, then there’s your homework. But the successful creators who have built a truly holistic personal brand, not to mention a loyal following,...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 5:43 PM