Didn't you hear? Sunday is the new Saturday. So join Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at their Mister Sundays dance parties where you'll dance all day long on a poplar-shaded dance floor while sipping on homemade sangria and eating tacos all summer long.

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11:40AM on 05/30/2013

One of my favorite bookstores, the Powerhouse Arena, suffered extensive damages due to Sandy. Visit the store to get some of your Christmas presents early, and attend their Sandy Hates Books Fundraiser on Saturday, November 17th, from 12-8 p.m.

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11:36AM on 11/09/2012

Paint Nite offers art classes taught at various locations bars throughout the city. In each class, students drink up and learn to paint the same picture. Sign up and paint this stunning sunset number TONIGHT at Sarabeth's in Tribeca at 7pm. And if you can't make tonight's class, visit their schedule for upcoming events

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11:00AM on 10/17/2012
The Pig Island Festival on Governor's Island is back for its third year! Swine masters from some of our favorite haunts in NYC like Dinosaur BBQ and Casa Mono will be turning out unlimited plates of maple pork buns, porchetta, lowcountry BBQ, and more. Buy your tickets ($55-$115) now! 9/1, 11:30am-4:30pm
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06:30AM on 08/17/2012
Openhouse Gallery presents this one-day sausage showdown in Soho. Enjoy the most delicious wursts in the city like currywurst and kasekrainer from vendors like Katz's Delicatessen, Kurt Gutenbrunners Blaue Gans, Espositos, and more. A $35 ticket will get you a one-hour sampling of six wursts, six sides, a Radeberger Pilsner tallboy, and a chance to vote for your favorite wiener. 8/4, noon-8pm [tickets]
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12:00PM on 07/24/2012
This amazing three-day foodie event (6/1-6/3) kicks off in Brooklyn at Clover Club. Each day, enjoy food from four to five different vendors while mingling with the chefs and restaurant owners. Vendors will include Treats Truck (Fri), the Meatball Shop (Sat), Mile End Sandwich (Sun), and more, and there will be a performance Saturday night at the Knitting Factory. For prices and tickets, clickhere!
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10:30AM on 05/16/2012
Head to this street fair on the Lower East Side and pick out a super cute dress, grab some tasty grub from Luke's Lobster, Prohibition Bakery, and more, or just enjoy the atmosphere! Held every Saturday starting this weekend (4/28). Sounds about, well, fair.
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12:00PM on 04/27/2012

It may be time for a new Wednesday night tradition to liven up your week. Shaken & Stirred is a burlesque dance extravaganza hosted by the famously vivacious Miss Runaround Sue, and with DJ Jess spinning new wave, disco, and rock n' roll. And the shows are free, so your money goes towards more drinks (on top of the free shots that are doled out after select sets).

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11:00AM on 02/20/2013

Dumbo Comedy is bringing you a monthly dose of stand-up straight to your neighborhood. Longtime host Aaron Kominos-Smith is a DUMBO resident, and he and fellow stand-up comedian Meghan Hanley present some of New York’s top-notch comics who have appeared on Comedy Central, HBO, and MTV. Join Dumbo Comedy at their new location, Aegir Boardworks, for an intimate, free night of hilarity on the second Thursday of every month at 8:30 p.m.

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02:00PM on 10/26/2012

Looking for a spooky Halloween experience? If ghosts, witches, and skeletons do not cause you the slightest frisson of terror, try a little living horror with Killers: A Nightmare Haunted House, which just opened on the LES. Walk through a series of re-enacted scenes (think: Jack the Ripper, Ted Bundy, and more). For tix ($30) and more deets, click here. Thru 11/3

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10:00AM on 10/16/2012
Celebrate the Olympic Games this Sunday at this beer and food festival at the South Street Seaport. Sample dishes and brew from around the globe from 12 NYC food trucks like Morris Grilled Cheese, Souvlaki GR, and Chinese Mirch. Tickets start at $40. [buy now]. 8/12
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12:00PM on 08/09/2012
Restaurant Week is back! Enjoy three-course prix fixe lunches ($24) and dinners ($35) at some of NYC's top eateries like Ai Fiori and David Burke Kitchen, among nearly 300 others. 7/16-8/10, Mon-Fri (some restaurants participate on Sundays)
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10:30AM on 07/10/2012
Some gents really know how to light up a room. Don't believe us? Head to the Bleecker Street Theatrein the East Village where the UK lighting designer'snew collection, Luminosity, will make its US debut at London Underground. Expect Stumptown Coffee and a flash sale. 05/17-05 [more info]
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09:30AM on 05/02/2012
Finally, an appropriate time to put all your eggs in one basket! Start this adult-only Easter egg hunt this Sunday at SideBAR. Hunt Easter candy, drink specials at EV bars, and a $500 first place cash prize. Which, c'mon...beats a peep any day. 4/1, noon-4pm [info]
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08:00AM on 03/30/2012

Whoever’s brilliant idea it was to combine The Smiths with Valentine’s Day, we thank you. For the ultimate anti-Valentine’s party, check out Unloveable: A Smiths & Morrissey Valentine’s Day on February 14th at 9pm ($12-$15). The Sons & Heirs will be playing covers of Morrissey and The Smiths all night long. Special guest Dan Neustadt will start off the night with a Smiths-themed cabaret performance, followed by stand-up by David Hill.

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01:40PM on 02/11/2013

Is the word that tripped you up in the school spelling bee still haunting you? The Slurring Bee at Last Exit is your chance to reclaim your spot in spelling bee fame. You still have to spel the wordz corecitly...but you get to enjoy a drink or two while you spell. The nicest partt? You are not spelling in front of a group of judgmental middle schoolers (talk about scary); you are in front of fellow tipplers who probably can't tell if you're spelling something correctly anyway.

Every third Tuesday of the month at 8:30pm.

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12:00PM on 10/24/2012


...but we are happy to bid you adieu with a most excellent bash at Hester Nights. Seafood purveyor Pockets Full of Dough will be there grilling up sustainably caught seafood, and Village Fishmonger is providing some raw seafood offerings.

Here are a few menu items that caught our eye:

  • Clams, $5 for a half dozen, $9 for a dozen
  • Oysters, $7 a half dozen, $13 a dozen
  • Big eye tuna tartare, $10
  • Shark taco, $5

Apparently there will be some drink specials, and live bluegrass music by the Ebony Hillbillies.

Tonight, 5 - 10pm, at the Eventi Plaza, 851 Sixth Avenue at 29th & 30th Sts.


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03:49PM on 09/20/2012
Meet the dark side of the Hester Street Fair! Like its sibling, this nighttime market will feature clothing, accessories, and tasty eats and drinks from some of your favorite NYC vendors like Little Muenster, Luke's Lobster, Melt Bakery, Retro Eyewear, and Ripe Jewelry. 5/24-10/25, every Thursday, 4-9pm at the Eventi Open Air Plaza [more info]
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08:00AM on 08/09/2012
This NYC kiddie band wants your little ones to bust a move in Tribeca this Thursday night. The quartet will be rocking out to swing, funk, and dance-ready tunes in the Gazebo with songs like "We Dress Ourselves" and "Sand in My Sandwich". Costumes are encouraged. 6/21, 6pm [more info]
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09:00AM on 06/20/2012
Check out this mural that's being painted outside the Union Pool bar in Williamsburg by artist Daniel Gausman. It will be finished in a mid-May, and it's coming along great!
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06:30AM on 04/30/2012

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