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Category: Things to Do in NYC

The Arrival of July in NYC

July arrives fresh on the heels of Pride, which culminated Sunday, June 30th, with epic World Pride events, including the Pride Parade and PrideFest with a Manhattan Mini Storage booth. To say Summer is now in full swing would be an understatement, but we’ll say it anyway -- Summer is in full swing! -- and our list of events is all you need to get by this July. Begin with a Bryant Park Summer Movie…

Just in time for June in NYC

No longer early Spring and not yet Summer, June arrives with the call to experience life to the fullest. Our events blog gives you one Manhattan recommendation for each day of this beautiful month, with a focus on affordable arts, culture, food, music, film and of course, Pride! For parking to this or any other events please click here and book online for a reserved spot. Begin with a free screening at IFC of the acclaimed “Love…

A Momentous May in NYC

Enjoy May while it lasts, start with our recommended events for the month! This is one of the most eagerly anticipated and deeply enjoyed months of the year in Manhattan. The official end of challenging weather (November to April, we’re talking to you) brings a renewed feeling of vitality to the now flower and leafy tree-lined city streets. The Tribeca Film Festival is ongoing through May 4th, and one schedule highlight on the first of…

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…