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Honey Week

September 04, 2015

Celebrate honey, the sweet sticky stuff made by bees. Attend various honey related events from September 8-13, throughout the city. You can see an urban beekeeper, attend a honey-related dinner, tour local apiaries, try beverages infused with honey, learn to create cocktails with honey, and attend the Honeyfest on September 12 which has even more activities, kids stuff, tastings, and more! Enjoy the sweet week!


West Side County Fair

September 02, 2015

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Go to the County Fair this weekend... right here in Manhattan! The annual West Side County Fair at Pier 1 in Riverside Park South is happening this Sunday from 1-6pm. Enjoy rides, games, performers, aerialists, reptile shows, cotton candy, and more. It costs nothing to enter and you don't even have to leave the city for it! 


Unicycle Festival

August 31, 2015

On Thursday and Friday you can watch unicycles travel Manhattan, but the main event of the festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday on Governors Island from 12pm-5pm. Here you can watch unicycle sports, like unicycle basketball and hockey, watch races, or even try to ride yourself. Best of all, it's a free event. Have fun!


Broadway Week

August 28, 2015


Broadway Week is set to start on September 7 and run through September 20. If you aren't already looking for tickets, you should be. During Broadway Week you get two tickets for the price of one! Shows include Aladdin, Chicago, Finding Neverland, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Lion King, Wicked, and more. Enjoy!


Arthur Ashe Kid's Day

August 27, 2015

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The US Open kicks off every year with the Arthur Ashe Kid's Day, which is a day of outdoor events for the whole family. Most of the activities are tennis related for obvious reasons, but there will also be performances, juggling workshop, balloon artists, and much more! The fun starts at 9:30am and goes until 1pm, and it's free! At one there is a ticketed concert which you can buy tickets for. Have fun!


Met Opera Summer HD Festival

August 24, 2015

The Met Opera Summer HD Festival presents 10 free screenings of operas in Lincoln Center Plaza starting on August 29 and running through September 7. The screenings start around 8pm, but you should definitely get there beforehand as seats tend to fill up quickly. For dates and screening information, visit the website. Enjoy!


Central Park Conservancy Film Festival

August 20, 2015

In our opinion, summer just went by way too fast. But it's not quite over. Next week in Central Park watch some movies outdoors between the 72nd Street Cross Drive  and Sheep Meadow. The movies start at 8pm and the area will open at 6:30pm, with a DJ until the movie starts. Movies will be held next Tuesday-Saturday. Visit the website for a list of the movies playing. 


Blues BBQ

August 17, 2015


Blues music and barbecue are a perfect combination. This Saturday at Pier 26 in Tribeca, pair Blues music and food from some of New York City's best barbecue restaurants at the Blues BBQ festival. It's a perfect day to enjoy one of the last summer weekends before life returns to normal. But don't worry, the weather will still be good for a while and there are a ton of activities in the fall. 


Bryant Park

August 14, 2015

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Not sure what to do on a beautiful day? Head over to Bryant Park, there's always plenty going on. There's always an activity of some sort during the day in the summer, like ping pong, board games, putting practice, exercise classes, juggling classes, and so much more. There are also special activites and performances depending on the day of the week. You can also just enjoy sitting in the park with your lunch or a cold drink and people watching. Visit the website for more details on what's going on if you're looking for something specific, or just head over there when you have a moment and see for yourself!