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Thursday, August 28, 2014
NYC-based electro-rock group Stereo Off will play at Spike Hill, 186 Bedford Ave. in Brooklyn, on Friday; doors at 7:30 p.m., free.
Brooklyn-based modern soul pop band Bridge City Hustle will play at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2, 196 Allen St., on Saturday at 10 p.m.; free, 21+.
Maison Premiere at 298 Bedford Ave. in Brooklyn will host a Labor Day party on Monday. Doors will open at noon for oysters, chilled seafood, cocktails, chef¹s specials and live music on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations will be available for dinner service from 5-11 p.m., with cocktails pouring until 2 a.m.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Ainsworth Park on Wednesday will host its Summer Seafood Series: Lobster Bake at 7 p.m. For $39.99 patrons will get 1 1/4 lb. lobster, an ice cold draft beer, mussels, corn on the cobb, little neck clams, chorizo sausage, potatoes, cornbread and more! RSVP and purchase tix here.
Turkuaz, a nine-piece power funk army from Brooklyn, will play at Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., on Wednesday at 8 p.m.; tix are $12 here.
NYC-based Heaven's Jail will play their record release show at Baby's All Right, 146 Broadway, on Thursday at 8 p.m.; tix are $10 here.
Brooklyn-based indie rocker Tattoo Money, who has been playing original music and discussing tattoo culture around the country this summer, will perform at Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston, on Thursday at 9 p.m.; 21+, entry is $10.
New York Giants’ Walter Thurmond will host a cocktail party on Friday to celebrate the launch of the Walter Thurmond Foundation for Arts and Education, in partnership with United Way of New York City’s ReadNYC, Pros for Africa, and Impact Repertory Theater. The event will be held at Shadow Boxers, 215 W.40th St., at 7 pm.; tix here.
Monday, August 25, 2014
NYC-based bands Jesus On The Mainline, and Animal Years will play at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N. Sixth St., on Monday at 7:30 p.m.; tix are $12 here.
Breakthrough and Dean Obeidallah will co-host “Dudes Against Violence Against Women. Because DUH” – a comedy show about celebrating and increasing the visibility of men willing to stand up against violence and discrimination against women – at the Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd St., on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Tix is $25 ($50 for VIP) -- plus a two-drink minimum -- here.
Friday, August 22, 2014
NYC-based blues singer Katie Buchanan will play an EP release show at Sidewalk, 94 Ave. A, on Friday at 11 p.m.; free.
Brooklyn-based Americana-influenced singer/songwriter Meghann Wright will perform at The Bitter End, 147 Bleecker St., on Saturday at 7 p.m. to raise money for the NYC women's shelter Safe Horizon; $10 at the door.
NYC based singer-songwriter Michael Persall will play at Pianos, 158 Ludlow, on Sunday at 8 p.m.; free.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Dan Garrison and founder of Dulce Vida Tequila Chris Cain will compete in a Tequila vs. Bourbon throw down, where guests will enjoy BBQ, tastings of both spirits and have a chance to ask both distillers questions, at Hometown BBQ, 454 Van Brunt St. in Brooklyn, on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Tix are $60 (call Mitchell at 347-294-4644) and include food, bourbon and tequila.
Electronic dance music DJ Skrillex will perform at Marquee, 289 10th Ave., on Thurs., Sept. 4th; doors at 11 p.m., 21+, tix here.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The first-ever Taste of Tennis Week will be take place from Thursday-Saturday in New York City. In addition to the Taste of Tennis Gala, now in its 15th year on Thursday, Taste of Tennis Week will feature other tennis-meets-food events, including the Celebrity Chef Tennis Challenge on Wednesday and Party with The Pros on Saturday. Find info here.
Join Dan Garrison of Garrison Brothers Bourbon Whiskey for a tasting of his Texas bourbon and a Whiskey 101 education at Whiskey Park, 100 Central Park S., on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.; $25 per person, call 212-307-9222 to reserve.
Bo’s Kitchen & Bar Room, 6 W. 24th St., will host a performance by Spanish flamenco guitarist duo Los Hermanos Cintron on Wednesday at 8 p.m.; no cover.
NYC-based hard rock/metal band The Blackfires will perform at Slake, 251 W. 30th St., on Thursday at 9 p.m.; tix are $9 here.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Join Rita Ora and DKNY on Tuesday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. to celebrate the new MYNY fragrance in Madison Square Park (Madison Avenue and 23rd Street) and enjoy heart–shaped pretzels from Cronut Creator, Dominique Ansel.
NYC-based moody-rock group Kalen & The Sky Thieves will play at Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St., on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.; $10 here.
Monday, August 18, 2014
ALDEA restaurant, 31 West 17th St., along with Ameztoi Winery of Spain, will host a dinner on Monday at 7 p.m. that will pair txakolina wine with an four-course Iberian menu. The dinner is $85 per person, reserve at 212-675-7223.
Louro, 142 W. 10th St., will host a Pasta Tour of Italy dinner on Monday at 7 p.m. featuring chef David Santos’ spin on six regional pastas. The dinner is $55 per person and BYO wine and beer. Reserve at 212-206-0606.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
To celebrate National Rum Day, Sailor Jerry is partnering with Mother’s Ruin, 18 Spring St., on Tuesday to offer a signature Bloody Jerry (a twist on the Bloody Mary) along with snacks like pizza and sliders from 6-8 p.m.
Every Tuesday through August from 5-9 p.m. the Living Room Bar & Terrace at W New York – Downtown, 123 Washington St., will host Sunset Switch-off, where guests and New Yorkers are encouraged to check their mobile devices in at the door and reconnect with each other. Limited-edition Sunset Switch-off cocktails will be offered at the event.
Rosemary's, at 18 Greenwich Ave., is offering a new happy hour in its winebar from 3-6 p.m., Monday through Friday, featuring $7 glasses of select wines and $4 draft beers.
Monday, August 11, 2014
NYC-based funk/soul artist Ayler Young and his band have an August residency at Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, on Mondays Aug. 11th, 18th and 25th at 9 p.m.; $5 at the door, 21+.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Brooklyn-based rootsy rock band Marco With Love will perform at The Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, on Friday; doors at 7:30 p.m., $8 here, $10 at the door.
Michael Arenella’s 9th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party with St-Germain will be held on Governor’s Island on Saturday, Aug. 16th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Get tix here; 1920s jazz-age attire appreciated.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
The Lot LIC Music & Film Series, a free, outdoor eight-week event in Long Island City is running through Sept. 20th bringing an eclectic mix of independent film screenings every Thursday and live music every Saturday. Attendees can also enjoy the cuisine from Michelin-rated, Long Island City-based M. Wells, who is exclusively catering the event. Find more info here.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
DREAMERS will play at Pianos, 158 Ludlow St., with Rey Pila on Tuesday at 11 p.m.; tix are $8 here.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Paulaner, 265 Bowery, will host an Extended Happy Hour from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday with players from Munich’s FC Bayern team, who will host an autograph session from 5-6 p.m.
Lower East Side-based DAMEHT have a weekly residency at The Pyramid Club, 101 Ave. A, on Fridays Aug. 1st, 8th and 15th; doors at 7 p.m., 21+.
NYC-based group The Prettiots will play at the Deli Magazine 10th Anniversary Party at Brooklyn Night Bazaar, 165 Banker St., on Saturday at 9 p.m.; free.
Peppa Pig will make an appearance at the Bronx Zoo on Saturday and Sunday (11:30-12 p.m.; 1:30-2 p.m.; and 3:30-4 p.m.) In addition to getting to meet her, kids will be able to make Peppa masks at craft tables and explore the zoo. The first 250 people in line will get a free Peppa Pig book or DVD while supplies last.
NYC-based blues singer-songwriter Katie Buchanan will be play at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1, 196 Allen St., on Sunday at 5 p.m.; one drink minimum, 21+.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
To celebrate the grand opening of its new 750 Lexington Ave. store, SEPHORA will offer free 15-minute mini makeovers at the Beauty Studio, and foundation matching with SEPHORA + PANTONE Color IQ on Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
NYC-based Mainland will play at the Deli Magazine 10th Anniversary Party at Brooklyn Night Bazaar, 165 Banker St., on Friday at 10 p.m.; free.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
“Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights @ 104th & Fifth” will feature musical performances, gallery talks, art-making workshops, breakdancing demos, renowned DJs, summer drinks, local food vendors, and more on Wednesdays July 30th, August 6th and 13th from 6-9 p.m. at 104th Street and Fifth Avenue. More info here.
Terroir Murray Hill’s Paul Grieco will host a German Riesling tasting of eight Rieslings from dry to sweet for $34 on Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at 439 Third Ave.; tix here.
Owl’s Brew (the first ever tea “crafted for cocktails") is hosting a pop-up happy hour Owl’s Hour offering 5-cent cocktails every Wednesday this summer from 6-8 p.m. at BFB, 55 Gansevoort St.
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.
Friday, July 17, 2014
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.