Saturday, September 19, 2009

The Weekend: 9/19-9/20

Hello beautiful NY!

It's a great weekend to be outside, and here are a few events to check out in the city. Don't let the weekend get away from you!

SATURDAY 9/19 - German-American Parade, Photographs, Kandinsky

  • 12p, 5th Ave b/t 59th and 110th: 52nd Annual German-American Steuben Parade
  • 4p, South St Seaport: Newmindspace presents "Photograph": "People photographing people photographing people. All you need is a camera. Meet at South Street Seaport with a camera at 4 PM on September 19th, 2009 and start snapping away. Costumes optional :)"
  • 5:45p, Guggenheim Museum: New Kandinsky Retrospective (one of my fave artists) and the Gug pay as you wish hours (545p-745p).

SUNDAY 9/20 - Italian street fest, African-American Day Parade, Arm Wrestling, Street Food Chat

  • 12-4p, Wykoff Farmhouse Museum, BK: Annual Apple Festival
  • 12p, Little Italy: 82nd Annual Feast of San Gennaro - last day!
  • 1p, 7th ave from 111st to 142 st: 40th Annual African-American Day Parade - "Celebrate African-American heritage at this parade which boasts seven (7) grand marshals, including Gov. David Patterson, former NYC mayorr David Dinkins and the Rev. Al Sharpton" - TimeOut
  • 1p, Queens: 32 Annual White Castle Queensboro Arm Wrestling Championships - see who will be crowned "Queens' Strongest Arm" this year! Details at
  • 6p, Astor Center, $15: Street Food Snapshot: Mobile Food Vendors in NYC with Sean Basinsky, Zach Brooks (, Kim Ima (Treats Truck), Ed Levine (Serious

And ENTER TO WIN! (please take me!)

Come find me!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Freebies This Week: 9/14

Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! Here's a quick run down of some FREEBIES and DEALS this week:

1. Mon 9/14: Free Tim Horton's coffee and donuts at 40th and 5th ave library, to celebrate the NY Public Library opening 10 new branches! Live music at 8p, until 11p.

2. Sign up by WED 9/16 for:

3. Wed 9/16

4. Register for your chance to win tickets to Memphis on Broadway. Taking place on Thurs, September 24 at 8pm, from TONY Free Stuff.

5. See great Off-Broadway shows for only $20, when you go to the theater box office 20 minutes before the show!

6. Use code UNCORKED09 to get $50 tix (normally $65) for "Meatpacking Uncorked" session at the 2009 Food&Wine fest, thanks to TimeOut NY.

REMEMBER: Spa Week is Oct 12-18, and you can start making appts today ($50 services)!

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Events: Sun 9/13

Ah, I've been trying to keep up with all of these great events in NY! I hope you got to check out the Brazilian street fest, chihuahua and tugboat races, sign up for the various new movie screenings, enjoy what nice whether we have left - no worries, more fun to come!

I will try to start posting events as they come, because sometimes it's hard to find a block of time to write them all together, as I have been doing. Anyhow, get on the fb fan page or check my gmail status for the most up to date, recent happenings!

I'm excited Steph and David are visiting and staying with me this weekend! Lots of fun to be had, such as:

Quick things for today: Sun 9/13

1. "Broadway on Broadway"(from the website)

  • WHEN: Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 11:30am.
  • WHERE: 43rd Street and Broadway.
  • ADMISSION: Free.

DETAILS: One of New York's great outdoor events, Broadway on Broadway is a free concert co-produced in the heart of Times Square by The Broadway League and the Times Square Alliance.

This free outdoor concert, attended by more than 50,000 fans, features musical numbers and appearances from almost every play and musical on Broadway, as well as sneak peeks at several upcoming shows opening in the new theatre season.

2. Pick up FREE Met Opera tix too, starting at noon. First one starts on 9/17!

Guess what - we're going to be on the red carpet for MTV's Video Music Awards tonight too! Can't wait to see...everyone!