10 things to do this weekend that doesn’t involve watching the Super Bowl

(Photo by Todd Maisel)

There’s more to the city than just the big game this weekend! If for whatever reason you’re looking to avoid football this weekend, here are a few options:

Thursday, Jan. 30

MTV themed Bingo

Head to Alligator Lounge at 600 Metropolitan Avenue in Brooklyn for a more youthful approach to this caged competition.


Drunk Yoga

Yes, you read that correctly. Head to EVEN Hotel at 221 E 44th Street at 6:30 for some boozy tantric times.


Friday, Jan. 31

Isaac Mizrahi at Café Carlyle

Head to this café at 35 E. 76th Street at 6:30 to hear the fashion guru spiel his show: Stars and Supermodels for $110.


A Taste of Morocco at the New York Botanical Garden

Head to the Ross gallery in The Bronx for an culinary experience that’s tough to be rivaled. 10 a.m. through 6 p.m. 


Saturday, Feb. 1

Walking Tour of Coney Island

Learn all about the iconic peninsula of South Brooklyn, starting at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park at 12:30 p.m.


Swap + Skate Event at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

Locals and guests are encouraged to drop off up to 10 clothing items in gift-giving condition at Overlook in Winter Village at Bryant Park, then shop for some luxury items and go skating as well. 1-6 p.m.

Check out the MoMA Design Store in SoHo

Head to 81 Spring Street to check out this Museum of Modern Art Pop Up Store in SoHo. Open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Sunday, February 2

Dance for Mental Health

Shake that moneymaker for a good cause! $15

Shetler Studios & Theatres

244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor


Puppy Bowl viewing art at Boris & Horton

Dan Schachner, host of the Puppy Bowl will be there along with one of the puppies from the actual competition. The day’s proceeds go to foster dog charities.

2:30-5:30 p.m.  195 Avenue A

(Boris & Horton)

Il Fiorista Cocktail design workshop

This couples inspired workshop will teach you how to craft the perfect, lovey-dovey drink built for two from 4-5 p.m. for $90.