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NYC DOT Launches “Shared Streets” Festivities in Lower Manhattan

This Saturday, NYC’s Department of Transportation launches its first “Shared Streets” community initiative in Lower Manhattan. From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., cyclists, pedestrians …


Movies Under the Stars: Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Next week, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment his hosting yet another outdoor movie night. On August 18th, Elvis Presley and Ann Margaret …

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Get Your ID NYC at the MOCA Pop-Up

Starting August 16th, New Yorkers can enroll for a free ID NYC card at the pop-up enrollment center in the Museum of Chinese in America. …

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The NuBlu Orchestra Comes to East River Park Bandshell in Tribute to Butch Morris

Tomorrow night’s SummerStage performance features longstanding local favorite, NuBlu Orchestra. The group was born out of the core group of musicians associated with the Lower East Side club on Avenue C of the same name. …

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Summer Movies in Seward Park: Wreck-It Ralph

Seward Park movie night is back as part of their outdoor summer series, in partnership with Seward Park Conservancy, The Metrograph Theater and Henry …

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New York International Fringe Festival Returns For 20th Anniversary

The New York International Fringe Festival returns for its 20th year on August 12th. This year’s lineup features 200 shows in 16 days and showcases theater and dance companies from all around the globe. …

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Jamaican Independence Day, Sunday Night Party at the Hester Street Fair

It’s a double-header at the Hester Street Fair this weekend.

On Saturday, they’re throwing a party for Jamaican Independence Day. Sean John of Orchard …

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National Night Against Crime – Tomorrow on East Broadway

National Night Out Against Crime is coming up tomorrow. The guys at the 7th Precinct sent around their flyer for the big event on …

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Henry Street Settlement Community Day + More Weekend Events

Henry Street Settlement is hosting a community day tomorrow at Sol Lain Playground with free food and a variety of activities. Check out this …

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A Strong Debut For Seward Park Summer Movie Series

A big, diverse crowd turned out last night to watch The Wizard of Oz in Seward Park. The free event was hosted by the …

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Paul Rudnick Joins Randy Cohen For “Person Place Thing” at the Museum at Eldridge

Next Wednesday at the Museum at Eldridge Street, humorist and Emmy-award winning writer Randy Cohen will host a live taping and talk of Person Place Thing, his radio interview show. …


Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition Fights to Reopen Stanton Street Building

Community organizers hosted a “visioning session” last week, bringing community organizations and LES residents together to brainstorm possible uses for the Stanton Street building, and plan to follow up with a series of workshops – starting tomorrow. …

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Bingo Night with AndrewAndrew At Cat Cafe-Sake Bar, Koneko

Cat Bingo is Happening tomorrow July 8th @KonekoNYC and we want to see YOU there!

— andrewʍǝɹpuɐ (@AndrewAndrew) July 7, 2016

Top L-R: Kathleen Simmonds as Helena, Bardford Frost as Demetrius, Warren Jackson as Oberon. Bottom L-R: Kristiana Jarquin Moreland as Faerie, Catherina Nonis as Faerie, Serena Miller as Titania, Stephanie Spector as Faerie, Jarrod Bates as Quince, Drew Valins as Puck, Shelby Wong as Faerie. Photo by Jonathan Slaff.

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Kicks Off Summer Season

The Drilling Company’s annual Shakespeare in the Parking Lot kicks off tonight with its rendition of “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the woodland-based 16th century romantic comedy of errors. …

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July Fourth Fireworks Show — Back on the East River Monday Night

Are you ready for an East River light show? Macy’s 40th annual Fourth of July fireworks show is, of course, coming up on Monday …