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April Event Lineup in NYC

Like a crocus peeking its head up through the mud, April calls you out to enjoy events that will warm your body and spirit. We have one rec for each day with the promise they will make you feel happy once again to be living in a place with such diverse and enjoyable offerings. Begin by moving your body, calming your mind and raising your vibration at Higher Levels: A Yoga Experience inside Madison Square…

A March to Remember

By early March, most of us need a perk or two to get us through what is left of winter. So this month, we’re devoting our blog to activities and events that will put a spring in your step before Spring even arrives (March 20th and yes, we’re counting). Coffee Fest is underway at the Javits Center and between America’s Best Cold Brew Competition and Coffee Fest Latte ArtWorld Championship Open, there is plenty of…

Light Up Your February

We love February. Despite its short length and erratic weather happenings, February is for bundling up, braving the elements, and bringing yourself to events from the obvious to the offbeat that could only happen in New York. There is a reason you’ve chosen to live in or close to the greatest city in the world (and it’s not to stay at home on the couch eating those pastel-colored Valentine’s Day heart candies #HEARTYOU). Start the…

January To-Do List

We’re not sure how it happened, either, but 2019 has arrived. The Edison ParkFast blog made one New Year’s resolution: to offer you an even more diverse, creative, and exciting events guide to NYC. From restaurant openings to under-the-radar theater, free fitness classes to niche networking events, our suggestions will assist with your New Year’s resolution to try new things, take in more culture, or simply make the most out of living in (or visiting!)…

December’s Best Things-to-Do in NYC

December is 2018’s closing act and like any great performance, the finale must be epic. New York City outdoes itself for the holidays and our Manhattan event picks might leave you needing a little time off to recuperate. In the words of the great Paul McCartney “The party's on, the feelin's here, that only comes, this time of year!”   Kick off the month with the Beats! LAB party at brand new event space, Chelsea…

Your Guide to NYC Fun in November

November arrives with cooler temps, the spirit of giving, and an abundance of Manhattan events to enjoy. Whether a tourist or tried and true New Yorker, you’ll love our one-a-day prescription for good times and joyful memories.   There’s a new Cher-iff in town and her life story drives the Broadway musical The Cher Show, entering previews at the Neil Simon Theatre (Thursday, November 1).  From the glitterati to the literati, head to the Lillian…

NYC Adventures for Autumn

Let’s face it, October is the perfect month to be in New York. Poised in between the sweltering summer and chilly winter seasons, not only is the weather often divine and devoid of humidity, but the vibe is refreshing, colorful and alive. Overstocked Halloween candy aisles aside, there is nothing predictable about October in the city. Our recommendations this month are full of surprises, leaving you with positive fall feels and new ways of discovering…

Fall Fun in NYC – Things to Do in September

New York City may never sleep, but it sure does slow down in August during the dog days of summer. As such, September can feel like an abrupt shift of gears because let’s face it: jumping back into work mode, sending the kids off to school, and mentally preparing for the change of weather is something of a shock to the system. That’s why we focus this month’s Manhattan events blog on finding ease and…

All the Ways to Enjoy Manhattan in August

By the time August rolls around, summer in the city is as much in full swing as full sweat. In between heading to the best beaches to cool off, we’ve got an eclectic mix of events and things to do that will help you chill out and make you happy you’re still in town (despite the humidity). Let’s all congratulate Manhattan in advance for reaching its slowest pace of the year and r...e...l...a...x...enough to enjoy…

The Ultimate Guide to NYC in July

Whether you’re relaxing on one of the city’s beaches or partying atop a sexy rooftop bar, summer in the city is looking hot. Our theme of the month is “Get Outside!” and the majority of our recommendations for things to do in July take advantage of the peak summer season. You may feel like a tourist for a few hours on a Central Park bike or NYC walking tour, but we say break out your fanny pack and live…