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Friday, July 25, 2014
South Slope Shakespeare will present “Romeo and Juliet” in the street in front of South Bar, Fifth Avenue at 17th Street in Brooklyn, on Friday at 7:30 p.m., the first of three summer performances. Some seating will be offered, but bring your own chair and blankets. Food and drinks will be available.
NYC-based hip hop rock group PUSHMETHOD and beach grunge rockers The Montauk Project will perform at The Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave. in Brooklyn, on Friday; doors at 10 p.m., tix are $10 here.
Tequila Park at Hudson on Saturday will host its second annual Tequila Fest, featuring an assortment of common and uncommon tacos such as the Tuna Poke Taco, and the Truffled Corn Taco, and six high-quality paired tequilas. New this year are boozy ice creams by Tipsy Scoop, a local liquor-infused ice cream company. There will also be a live performance by City of the Sun, an acoustic and instrumental NYC band. Tix are $50 and $60 here.
The Gander, 15 W. 18th St., is hosting Sunday Supper -- a weekly, family-style, three-course dinner -- every Sunday from 5:30-10 p.m. Menus will change periodically to feature seasonal ingredients.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
On Thursday, global creative community SeeMe, which as more than a million members, will take over Times Square and celebrate its users’ most prominent artwork, photography and images by featuring them on the two largest video billboards in Times Square at 8 p.m. Select artists will have their T-shirts displayed and for sale at pop-up shops at the W Hotels in Times Square. More info here.
To celebrate National Margarita Day, Calexico, at 153 Rivington St. on the Lower East Side will have tequila flights for $20 and a Cilantro-Cucumber Margarita for $10.
The South Street Seaport on Thursday will kick-off the SEAPORT FILM & FOOD FESTIVAL, a new four-week international film and food series through August 21. For four Thursdays this July and August (July 24, July 31, August 14 and August 21) an array of free cuisine and drinks highlighting a different country will be served at 6 p.m., followed by an outdoor free screening of one acclaimed international film at the FRONT/ROW stage.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Paulaner, the Bavarian restaurant/brewery at 265 Bowery, is hosting a Summer in the City Happy Hour featuring two-for-one beers, wine and cocktails Monday-Thursday 4-6 p.m., and Friday noon-6 p.m.
To celebrate Ernest Hemingway’s 115th birthday (born July 21, 1899), Louro, 142 W. 10th St., will throw a Papa Hemingway’s Birthday Feast on Monday featuring an eight-course menu inspired by his world travels in Europe, the Americas and Africa. The dinner is $65 per person, BYO wine & beer.
Friday, July 17, 2014
NYC-based luxury lingerie and ready-to-wear brand Fleur du Mal and vintage fashion and designer boutique PinkClouds are hosting a pop-up shop at 403 Broome St. from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. through Saturday.
Brooklyn-based Indian hip-hop fusion group Red Baraat will play at Brooklyn Bowl on Friday; doors at 6 p.m., $15 here.
NYC-based art rock four-piece group Changing Modes will play a CD release show at Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, on Saturday at 9 p.m.; $8 here, 21+.
Brooklyn-based indie/rock band Emily Danger will play a release show for their new EP “Peace Arch” at Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St. on Sunday at 9:15 p.m. sponsored by Luxury Rebel; $10 here or at the door. Luxury Rebel will give one free pair of shoes to an attendee at the show and attendees can sign up to win a $500 shopping spree through their email contest.
Bo’s Kitchen & Bar Room, 6 W. 24th St., will is offering a Boozy Brunch on Sundays starting this Sunday. For an additional $12 with an entrée, guests can sip Bottomless Mimosas or Aperol Spritzers for up to two hours, between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
NYC-based electronic artist I AM SNOW ANGEL will perform at The Slipper Room, 167 Orchard St., on Thursday; doors at 7 p.m., $8 here.
Astoria-based reggae-rock group Midnight High will play at the Pianos Showroom, 158 Ludlow, on Friday at 10 p.m. ; $10 here.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Madison Square Park will host its 19th annual summertime party, Celebrate Flatiron Chefs, on Tuesday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dozens of restaurants and beverage brands will participate, including Eleven Madison Park, ABC Cocina, Hill Country and Bo’s Kitchen & Bar Room. Tix here.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Paulaner, the Bavarian restaurant/brewery at 265 Bowery, is offering a Summer in the City Happy Hour Monday through Thursday from 4-6 p.m. and Friday 12-6 p.m. featuring two for one beers, wines and cocktails.
Chef Dave Santos will celebrate all things French with a Bastille Day Dinner at Louro, 142 W. 10th St., on Monday at 7 p.m. featuring a menu of French classics for $65 per person, BYO wine and beer.
To help kick off L’OCCITANE’s new Verbena Body Care Collection, chef Jansen Chan will be onsite at 170 Fifth Ave. demo’ing and discussing how to create a refreshing summer dessert on Thursday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Specialty cocktails such as a Lemon Verbena Martini and Verbena Prosecco Fizz will also be served.
Friday, July 11, 2014
Lillet will celebrate Bastille Day by serving specialty cocktails at Cercle Rouge, 241 West Broadway in TriBeCa on Friday noon-9 p.m., and at Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St. in Brooklyn on Sunday noon-6 p.m. Both celebrations will feature pétanque tournaments, and there will be a large outdoor screen to view the World Cup finals at Bar Tabac on Sunday.
NYC-based earth folk/rock group 5j Barrow will play a release show for their EP “From The Dim, Sweet Light” at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2, 196 Allen St., on Saturday at 8:45 p.m.; $10 here.
NYC-based cabaret electro-pop artist Audra Isadora will play a release show for her self-titled EP at Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St., on Saturday; doors at 9 p.m., $12 here or $15 at the door.
Il Mulino Trattoria, 36 E. 20th St., has a new Sunday Family-Style Italian dinner featuring a taste of executive chef Michele Mazza's popular for $24 per person starting at 5 p.m.
Blaue Gans, 139 Duane St., will host its final World Cup viewing party Sunday for the Germany vs. Argentina game from 11 a.m.-close. The game will be on several large screens and a special World Cup menu will be served.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Two E Bar/Lounge at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, 2 E. 61st St., will host its Chef's Social Club on Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Guests will dine at a table for 10 diners ranging from strangers to old friends brought together by their passion for inventive cuisine, hosted by executive chef Ashfer Biju. Price per person is $85.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The 127th Giglio Feast at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, North Eighth and Havemeyer streets in Williamsburg, kicks off Wednesday and will run through July 20th, Mon.-Fri. from 6-11 p.m., Sat. from 6 p.m.-midnight and Sun. 12-11 p.m.
Hotel Chantelle, 92 Ludlow St., is hosting a Luau On Ludlow every Wednesday from 7-10 p.m. featuring Pacific favorites a la carte and live hula dancers. Reserve at 212-254-9100.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
For the World Cup quarter-finals which start Friday, Paulaner at 256 Bowery will show the games on its televisions front-and-center and will offer a BeerBQ Platter for two for $42.
Hearth, 403 E. 12th St., is celebrating Independence Day on Friday with a family-style fried chicken extravaganza from 6-11 p.m. For $48, guests can share sucrine and market vegetable salads, buttermilk fried chicken with corn on the cob and warm potato salad, and strawberry shortcake for dessert. Bottomless beverages are an additional $24. Reserve at 646-602-1300.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
To celebrate the 100th Year Anniversary of Babe Ruth's major league debut, Goldin Auctions will display a selection of $5 million worth of rare items for collectors and fans to enjoy at Midtown's NYY Steak, 7 W. 51st St., on Wednesday from 12-4 p.m. The Anniversary Auction will be held on July 12th in Baltimore, but memorabilia expert Ken Goldin will be on-site at NYY Steak to answer questions and give insight into the collectables for die-hard fans before they are sold off.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Red Bull Studios New York, 220 W. 18th St., will host a solo exhibition by American artist Peter Coffin, “LIVING,” from Wednesday through Sept. 16th, Weds.-Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m.