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While walking my dog through Metrotech Commons the day after Thanksgiving, I witnessed the tallest Christmas tree in Brooklyn having its lights tested. At 7:30 in the morning it was a true New York moment, a smile-inducing, flash of joy for what is to come this month. It is December after all! The close of 2017. A time when the city comes alive with holiday festivities (and the tourists who love all we have to…

November, There’s More To Do Than Thanksgiving

November is off to a stellar start and still abuzz from the TCS New York City Marathon, where Shalane Flanagan became the first U.S. woman to win the race since 1977! Over 50,000 runners from across the globe completed the course, and it is with post-race-buzzy-excitement that we celebrate all that the NYC area has to offer you to do this month. For parking to this or any other events please click here and book…

Your Guide to October in NYC and NJ

While some consider Labor Day the official end of summer, in New York City it’s really the advent of October (and if we’re getting really specific, Columbus Day) that finally justifies trading in white summer frocks for flannels and cider. At this point the weather has started to turn and beach excursions take a back seat to apple or pumpkin picking in the Hudson Valley. Your guide to the best October events in NYC begins…

Things to Do in NJ and NYC: September

Summer may be coming to a close, but exciting events in the NYC area are just getting started. September is one of the best months of the year to get out and enjoy the outdoors (yes, we’ll take a little less humidity for those stadium concerts and local food fairs) then ease into a crisp evening for a comedy show or highly anticipated restaurant opening. With so much to do this month, we made it…

Still plenty to do this July

July is full of concerts and celebrations, namely the birth of our nation. From Brooklyn to Manhattan to Newark, some of the biggest names of the past, present, and future hit the arena circuit with summer tours. And, of course, there’s a fair share of sporting events. It’s all below in our round up of events in and around the Big Apple.   (more…)

Things to do in NYC + NJ: June

It’s summertime, and things are heating up around the five boroughs. If New York City were a cup, it would be overflowing with music, dancing, and merrymaking this June. There are so many amazing concerts and events happening, we really couldn’t fit them all into our roundup this month. Just click on the links for the massive line ups at these festivals and celebrations. (more…)