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Light Over Time

April 24, 2015

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There's always unique art to look at in New York City and it's definitely not just found in the museums. Venture over to the MetroTech Commons in Brooklyn until May 29 to discover Sam Falls' Light Over Time where sculptures are transformed by light, human interaction, or heat. For example, a bench that changes colors when exposed to light or body heat, or a wind chimes that reveals new hues when scraped. Check it out if you happen to be in the area or are looking for a new form of art to appreciate. It's free, of course!

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Hot Sauce Expo

April 22, 2015

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Turn up the heat this weekend at the third annual Hot Sauce Expo in Brooklyn. Get ready for hot sauce tastings, craft beer, spicy food, live music, the NYC Bloody Mary mix-down championship, and the chicken wing eating championship. General admission tickets are available for $10 per person and the expo is open on Saturday and Sunday. Have fun!

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Unique Experiences in the City

April 20, 2015

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New York City is filled with so many things to do, music to hear, and foods to taste. Sometimes the best way to experience a new city is to have a local guide. And if you don't know anyone, Vayable can help you find the right experience for you. Vayable allows locals who are passionate about something to create an experience. You can explore the city on a run, go on many food tours of different neighborhoods, bar hops, photo tours/lessons, sailing excursions, and much more. You can even request the tickets and pay for these unique experiences through the website. Hope you find something you like!

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Bordeaux Wine Tasting

April 17, 2015

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If you're into wine, especially French wine then Le Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux Grand Tasting Event at Grand Central Station is an event you can't miss. Taking place on Monday, April 20 from 6-8pm in the glorious Vanderbilt Hall, sip decadent wines from the Left and Right Banks of Bordeaux. Also taste various cheese and sweet and savory caneles. The event may seem a bit pricey at $60 per person, but it's a bargain if French wines are your thing.

 

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Earth Day in Union Square

April 15, 2015

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Earth Day is officially next week on April 22, but this year the annual Union Square celebration will take place a few days early on Sunday April 19 from 12pm-7pm. Events include a sharing economy exhibition, green travel exhibition, green vehicle exhibition, local businesses with green initiatives, kids' activities, and live music and entertainment. It's a fun, free, informative day for the whole family to enjoy!

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Tribeca Film Festival

April 13, 2015

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The Tribeca Film Festival started after 9/11 to promote the economic and cultural revival of Lower Manhattan. It has since become a pretty big deal. You can see all kinds of films at the festival, from blockbusters to foreign film, documentaries, shorts, and more. There are also panels, lectures, and even some free outdoor screenings. Tickets are available now; the festival runs from April 15-26. Enjoy!

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Tartan Day Parade

April 10, 2015

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Tomorrow, celebrate Scotland at the Tartan Day Parade. Watch pipers, men in kilts, and even Scottish terriers march up 6th Avenue from 45th Street up to 55th Street. The parade starts around 1pm, but don't miss the pre-parade concert at Bryant Park which starts at 11:30am for more Scottish music!

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Morning Rave

April 08, 2015

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It's good to get moving and exercise in the morning before the workday starts, but hopping on the treadmill or stationary bike every morning can get a bit tedious. What about a rave in the morning? There's two companies that currently offer these every few weeks or so. Both focus on a great time early in the morning without the use of any mind altering substances, other than coffee. Tickets sell out fast for both events and generally cost around $20-$30. To get more information on the next event by Daybreaker visit the website and sign up for their mailing list in your city. For more information about Morning Gloryville, visit the appropriate facebook page for your city. 

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Yankees & Mets Home Openers

April 06, 2015

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Baseball season has officially begun. Can you smell the hot dogs, beer, and warm weather? The Yankees play their home opener today against the Blue Jays at 1:05pm while the Mets play their home opener on April 13 against the Phillies. To buy tickets to any of the home games, visit the teams' official websites.

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