What to do this week in NYC: July 10-16 - Metro US

What to do this week in NYC: July 10-16

le footing festival beach eating Le Fooding is la place to be this weekend.
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Le Fooding Beach Club Presents: San Pellegrino Fruitstock at the Rockaways
Friday-Sunday, Noon; $40
Beach 97
97-01 Shorefront Pkwy., Rockaway Beach

Picnic on the beach for three days with special guest chefs from Momofuku Milk Bar, Rockaway Taco, Trois Mec and more. Each day will have two sittings of a three-course meal, San Pellegrino sparkling fruit beverages and other foodie surprises. Plus live music from New York Brass Band and DJ sets from Cibo Matto and other guests. Ten percent of each ticket sold goes to Graybeards charity for restoring the Rockaways. Surf’s up!


TC Summer Cinema Series:‘The Lost Boys’
Tonight, 7 p.m.
Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick St.
$15, 212-941-2001

If you’ve never seen the first film Corey Haim and Corey Feldman starred in together, here’s your opportunity. The classic ’80s vampire flick about a family who moves to Santa Carla, California, and faces the town’s growing vampire problem screens as part of Tribeca Cinemas’ summer series. Your ticket includes a preshow Sobieski vodka open bar.

Field Trip to the Warwick Drive-In Movie Theater
Sunday, 6:30 p.m.
BAM Cinematek (meeting place)
30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn; $25

Whether you’re with the Autobots, Decepticons or the just-don’t-really-careacons,catching a yellow school bus from Brooklyn to Warwick to see the new Transformers movie – on a huge screen at a drive-in theater that dates back to 1950 – will be amazing. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Food and Drink

Rare Beer Party
Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Clinton Hall, 90 Washington St.
Free, 212-363-6000

Hang out with Great South Bay brewery founder Rick Sobotka and taste some new beers, including the Nikoweisse Tzatziki Berliner Weisse – brewed with cucumbers! And that’s just the start; there’s also a Lethal Cupcake Imperial Chocolate Porter, a 10 percent Marauder Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale and the only keg of Hoppocratic Oath Imperial IPA in New York City. Pay as you drink and enjoy many giveaways and good times.


2014 Mets Concert Series: Huey Lewis and the News
Saturday, 4:10 p.m.
Citi Field,123-01 Roosevelt Ave.
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
$25-$375, 718-507-6387

Could there be a better band for a Mets game than one best known for an album called “Sports”? Huey Lewis was “Hip To Be Square,” after all, and what’s a baseball diamond other than a tilted square?

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Speakeasy Dollhouse: ‘The Brothers Booth’
Saturday, 8 p.m.
The Players Club
16 Gramercy Park South
$75; 212-475-6116

Cynthia von Buhler’s second chapter to her Speakeasy Dollhouse series (the first entitled “The BloodyBeginning”) tells the tale of sibling rivalry between brothers John Wilkes and Edwin Booth. Set at the Players Club (the former home of Edwin Booth) the performance is a unique time-traveling experience and includes live jazz, moonshine and burlesque. Is von Buhler’s assertion that Lincoln was assassinated as a result of this sibling rivalry accurate? It’s an interesting take, in any event.


A Night at Niblo’s Garden
Saturday, 7 p.m.
Green-Wood cemetery
500 25th St., Brooklyn
$35, 718-768-7300

William Niblo was known for throwing wild parties at Niblo’s Garden with dancers, performers and popular actors amid the beauty of the theater itself. Join historian and Niblo expert Ben Feldman for an evening of revelry recalling the days ofNiblo and his wild happenings. Also known to throw a few gatherings at his Green-Wood mausoleum (built well before his death), this throwback party will be happening there. Expect fire jugglers, singers, knife throwers and more.

Steampunk Secret Speakeasy
Sunday, 6 p.m.
The Lofts at Prince
177 Prince St.
$10, 212-274-8757

For the second part of a two-day Gemini & Scorpio Steampunk Weekend (the first being The Lost Circus at the Irondale Center in Ft. Greene on Saturday) G&S team with The Museum of Interesting Things, 19th Century Society and Steampunk NYC to turn this SoHo loft into a Victorian-era party house. See original 16-mm movies from the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s; listen to rare vinyl records; check out original antiques and photography; and come in costume ’cause it’s fun. There will be a huge rooftop garden and plenty of refreshments.

BrooklynBowl’s 5th Anniversary Party
Tonight, 9 p.m.
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn
$5, 718-963-3369

Five hours of Bowltrain with Questlove for the fifth anniversary of Brooklyn Bowl for $5; can you guess how much the Brooklyn beer special is going to be? Groove to hip-hop, soul and whatever else Questlove decides to pull from his massive vinyl collection, plus throwback Soul Train videos projected on the walls.


City of Water Day
Saturday, 10 a.m.
Governors Island
Free, 212-935-9831

We wouldn’t be here without water, so the idea that there’s just one day to celebrate one of the fundamental elements that enable our existence seems like it’s not enough. Let’s not pass it up! Take part in the cardboard kayak competition, free boat tours, kayaking, rowing, a fishing demonstration, delicious food and live music – and bring the kids for the children’s fair.

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