As the temperature drops, the sun sets earlier, and the leaves start changing colors, your cravings for mojitos and margaritas are probably giving way to something a little warmer, more earthy, autumnal.
By Denise Oliveira Still looking for something artsy to do this weekend? Check out Field Day, a 2-day festival created by The Laundromat Project, where you can both see and make art, all while getting immersed in three distinct New York neighborhoods. On Saturday from noon to 5 in Harlem […]
By Denise Oliveira There are so many good reasons to take a cooking class in New York City: You’re tired of eating out seven nights a week and would actually like to learn how to make a dish or two; You’re looking for something fun to do with […]
By Denise Oliveira You don’t have to choose between dinner or a movie. You can have both. At the same time. Maybe it’s date night, or you’re hanging out by yourself, or you’re looking for something new and different to do with your friends. Whatever you’re up to, […]
Getting a free haircut and color in New York City sounds impossible, right? Not so. If you’re willing to act as a ‘hair model’ for a stylist-in-training, you can get high quality services at brand name salons including Aveda, Bumble & Bumble and Cutler. Each salon has its own rules for who can participate in the ‘hair model’ program (for example, some want curly hair, some want colored hair) and how much it costs (at many, the customer pays absolutely nothing, and at others, there is a small charge.)
If you had 80,000 LEGO bricks at your disposal, what would you do with them? Corporate lawyer turned artist Nathan Sawaya used his to build a 19-foot long dinosaur that’s currently on display with dozens of his LEGO sculptures at Discovery Times Square, an exhibition center on West 44th Street. The dinosaur is one of the largest sculptures he’s ever made.
By Denise Oliveira When you hear “flea market,” do you think of old vinyl, used clothes, vintage toys and mixed-quality art? Those are in fact items you’ll find at the Brooklyn Flea, but what you may not know is that you can also find brand new and high quality […]
By Denise Oliveira Messes from prior tenants; contractors who took way longer than promised; exhausting interactions with brokers; nightmarish packing and moving experiences; not to mention your own baggage: These are a few of the negative vibes that some New Yorkers want to erase from their apartments before […]
By Denise Oliveira Modern art, experimental live music and a dance party: These are a few of the things you’ll find at MoMA PS1 on Saturdays through Sept. 6. On Warm Up Saturdays, tickets are $20 at the door ($18 in advance), and the party goes from 3 to 9pm. […]
The Morbid Anatomy Museum in Gowanus, Brooklyn is an expansion of the morbid anatomy library that researcher and creative director Joanna Ebenstein previously ran at a Gowanus gallery.
Expect to see skulls, stuffed birds, rare books and photographs, religious artifacts, wet specimens (think: pickled snakes, bats and baby chicks), and more.