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Your guide to what's new in the Hamptons for Summer 2018

The pleasure of a New England summer is as close as a Hampton Jitney ride out east to the gorgeous beaches, tasty brunches and music festivals of the Hamptons. If you're heading out east this summer, we've rounded up all the new restaurants, wellness programs, hotel updates and other...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:35pm

This Secret Society turns tragedy into power with words

Being part of a coven has been every teenage girl’s dream since The Craft, and you’re in luck — the Secret Society of the Sisterhood is looking for new members. Dressed in red velvet robes and performing their rituals by candlelight under the full moon, the “witches”...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:21pm

Cate Blanchett thinks American burgers are bad, except for one

The official food of New York may be the pizza, but these days the foodie status symbol is the burger. Whether it’s the decadent Chicago import wooing crowds at 4 Charles Prime Rib or the unnamed burger that’s the low-key favorite dish at pizza darling Emily, burgers are king. But Cate...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:28pm

Bronx Night Market will be an open-air festival of food and art

The Bronx is getting in on the night market trend this summer with its own open-air festival of food and culture in Fordham Plaza. While the Queens International Night Market, which has started its third season in Flushing Meadows this year, is a smorgasbord of all five boroughs, the Bronx Night...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 8:00pm

How to get to Governors Island

Governors Island is the closest thing New York City has to a true locals-only secret spot. Tourists may cruise the harbor, but what’s this little green island got that Manhattan doesn’t? Little do they know. While more visitors than ever are flocking to Times Square, when New Yorkers...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 6:54pm

Best burgers in New York City you can get delivered

You’ve been in New York a while, which means you’ve checked enough items off your bucket list that you no longer feel the need to fight with half of humanity for enough space to lay down a blanket in Central Park on Memorial Day. Sure, it’s sunny, and you’ll get in some time...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 5:05pm

Here’s how to get a free pint of Haagen-Dazs ice cream this weekend

Remember when Postmates offered free delivery on unicorn milkshakes, and you thought, wow that’s a delicious deal? Well, the food delivery service is stepping up its game this weekend. We’re not just talking about free delivery this time — although they have a deal going for that...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 3:53pm

Everything you need to know about Governors Ball 2018

When the weather gets warmer in New York City, it usually means a few different things: 1. The season of discreetly drinking outside has begun. 2. There is an extremely short window between now and when New Yorkers will be completely drenched in sweat from when they wake up to whenever they go...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 1:25pm

Good vibes and strong drinks at The Polynesian, NYC's authentic tiki bar

If you’re looking for a rum drink on an island in Polynesia, you’d want it to be made by a self-proclaimed tiki pirate. That would be Brian Miller, who’s been dreaming of bringing authentic tiki cocktails with the good vibes and easy elegance of Pacific island culture to Midtown...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 8:36pm

Your guide to the best beaches in New York City

Summer’s unofficial arrival is Memorial Day Weekend, and that’s good enough for the New York City Parks Department, which opens public beaches on May 26. Technically, you can lounge on the sand anytime — Rockaway Beach is even something of a nighttime destination. But swimming is...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 7:08pm

Halo Top brings free soft serve to NYC with a summer pop-up shop

You and the rest of America are probably already eating as much Halo Top ice cream as you should. But when their treats have only a third of the calories of regular ice cream, and soft serve is just irresistible in this weather, a free taste of its next big move is too good to pass up. Halo Top,...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 6:21pm

Thursdays are ladies night this summer at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Every night is ladies night at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s 2018 Movies With a View series. One of the best venues to catch a free outdoor movie in the summer has also become one of the most woke. Last year, Brooklyn Bridge Park highlighted films about resistance movements, and this year...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:19pm

Smorgasburg comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park for movie nights

Brooklyn Bridge Park is already one of the best venues to catch a free outdoor movie in the summer, and it's just signed on the city's best outdoor food market to provide concessions. Smorgasburg will be providing for all your snacky needs for the 2018 season of Movies With a...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:18pm

Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend in New York City

From a new Coney Island ride to a Cuban brunch, cookouts and a DragonBall Z party, here are the best things to do on Memorial Day Weekend 2018 in NYC.   A post shared by Big Gay Ice Cream (@biggayicecream) on May 22, 2018 at 9:50am PDT Try Cheetos-flavored...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:15am

Yelp uncorks their list of the best wine bars in New York City for National Wine Day

National Wine Day is rapidly approaching, do you know where you’re spending it? Yelp uncorked their data to fill us in on the best wine bars in New York City so you can celebrate in style this Friday. While you don’t need an excuse to break out a bottle of wine in the evening,...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 2:50pm

Cheetos-flavored soft serve is confusing but totally addictive

When it comes to food innovation, no one is trying harder than potato chip companies. That is until Big Gay Ice Cream combined two of your favorite things into Cheetos-flavored soft serve. Yes, the New York-born ice cream shop leading the flavor name game actually created Cheetos-flavored...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 2:13pm

A Texas-style barbecue food hall is coming to Brooklyn

Brooklyn has lost some of its cool cred to Texas hipster haven Austin recently, but the playing field is being leveled soon with Downtown Brooklyn’s own barbecue food hall opens. Despite its name, Hill Country Food Park (345 Adams St.) somehow won't have any rides or carnival games...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 1:27pm

The 8 essential things to do during Fleet Week in New York

White caps, sailor uniforms and a sudden uptick in nautical search terms on Google — it must be Fleet Week. The 2018 edition of Fleet Week starts on Wednesday, May 23, through Memorial Day (May 28), bringing some 2,500 service members from the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard to the...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 11:25am

This car-free bridge from Brooklyn to Queens needs your help

Alternative transportation is having a moment in the city, whether it’s the looming shutdown of the L train or the constant headache that is riding any of the city’s subway lines. From more ferries to electric bikes or creating car-free corridors within Manhattan and beyond, everyone is...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 8:14pm

Own a piece of the Fyre Festival disaster at this pop-up shop

As bad as some recent festival failures have been, none compare to the Fyre Festival. The April 2017 luxury island party that promised a celebrity-studded weekend with Ja Rule and Kendall Jenner delivered the Rich Kids of Instagram to an uninhabited island in the Bahamas, much to their horror and...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 3:02pm