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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…

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…

New Year, New Adventure

Greetings and Happy 2018! After holiday parties, New Year’s Eve celebrations and arctic temperatures to test even the most tried-and-true New Yorkers, January is officially in full swing. We’ll keep it (mostly) indoors for this month’s events guide, starting with two music festivals with a conscience that kick off on Sunday, 1/14. First, ‘The ‘60s: The Years that Changed America’ at Carnegie Hall, which explores the overlap of music, protest and social change and features…

DECEMBER FA-LA-LA-LA-FUN in NYC

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…

Upcoming Events in NYC: Central Park, Downtown, and Brooklyn

Here’s what you should be doing (and where you should be parking) in NYC over the next week. Central Park Summerstage Festival: Looking for some musical entertainment in NYC that won’t cost you your life’s savings? We can help. Check out Central Park’s SummerStage Lineup for tons of low-priced (and FREE) events! July 26: Chronixx & The Zincfence Redemption / Junior Reid / The Rice and Peas Crew FREE EVENT July 29: Conor Oberst with…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – May 24-26

Friday, May 23, 2014 [caption id="attachment_1397" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Anthony Correia / Shutterstock.com[/caption] One of four lanes on the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 12:30 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance. Mulberry Street between Canal Street and Broome Street and Hester Street between Mott Street and Baxter Street will be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5:30 pm to 9 pm for the Little Italy Pedestrian Mall.…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – May 10-11

Friday, May 9, 2014 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday and from midnight Saturday to 9 am Sunday. The eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier and other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier. Motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge. One of four lanes of the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from…