Spend a summer evening immersed in New York City’s history and diverse cultures. Lower Manhattan offers one of the most varied and concentrated groups of museums in the world – all within walking distance from one another.
When: June 20, 2017 from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M.
Where: For details and a map www.nightatthemuseums.org
When: This Friday – Live in Battery Park
Friday April 14 – 12 noon to 4pm
Coming up in Battery Park
Saturday April 22
Friday April 28
12noon – 4pm (Free, donations welcome)
Where: Castle Clinton Plaza, Battery Park
It’s Showtime NYC! is a program of Dancing in the Streets, developed in partnership with the Mark Morris Dance Center, with funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and supported by The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation.
Yes, it’s that time of year again: Time for three-course lunches ($29) and three-course dinners ($42) at some of the city’s best restaurants all 375 of them, to be exact.
When: The dining and the deals kick off on January 23 and last through February 10 (and yes — that’s longer than a week)
Where: Spanning in 41 neighborhoods across the city
The standard rules apply. You won’t be able to find these deals on Saturdays, and Sundays are optional for participating restaurants. Enjoy and Bonn Appetite!
The long-awaited Westfield World Trade Center shopping mall opened its doors last month in Lower Manhattan!
From Apple to Dior, from H&M to Eataly, the variety of shops feels endless. New York’s newest shopping center lets you explore 350,000 square feet of retail brands, restaurants, and more making it the largest mall in the city. Two levels of boutiques make it a one stop destination for makeup, clothing, food, electronics, and almost anything else you can think of that fits into a shopping bag. If that alone doesn’t impress you, the striking design will. With the rib-like layout of Santiago Calatrava’s Oculus, the WTC’s newest addition is a stunner and unlike any other shopping center you’ve ever been to.
It’s a must see and a must visit for all and is conveniently open from 10 A.M. to 9 P.M. Mondays through Saturdays and from 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. on Sunday.
The twice-annual NYC Restaurant Week offers cheap dining deals at 380 restaurants in New York. This promotional event offers three-course prix-fixe dining deals for lunch ($29) and dinner ($42). The summer season will run from Monday, July 25, 2016 to Friday, August 19, 2016. Reservations open Monday, July 11, 2016 at opentable.com
Where: Across Lower Manhattan & on Governors Island
When: June 16 to June 26, 2016
What: Dance Music, Visual Art, New Media, Theatre
11 Days. 30 Events. 90+ Artists. For more info: rivertorivernyc.com
More than 40 of Lower Manhattan’s best restaurants will participate in this Downtown tradition, one of the most delicious afternoons you will experience south of Chambers Street this year. Local favorites – old and new alike – will serve up signature dishes for between $3-$7 all afternoon.
Co-presented by the Downtown Alliance and Fosun, the event will be hosted by Food Network Star and Cookbook Author, Chef Alex Guarnaschelli! There will be live music by The National Jazz Museum in Harlem All-Stars and great promotions and prizes from our sponsors, the Seaport District and Platinum Properties
When: Wednesday June 8, 2016; Rain or Shine 11 AM to 3 PM
Where; Between Liberty & Pine and Nassau & William Streets)
Bach at One provides the perfect lunch-hour time of reflection and meditation mid-week. The cantatas are presented within a liturgical context, providing the most authentic experience for the listener. The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra perform these works with period instruments and baroque-style vocal technique, revealing the majesty and splendor of these awe-inspiring sacred works to a 21st-century audience.
When: March 2- May 25, 2016, Wednesdays at 1pm. Preludes begin at 12:50pm.
Where: St. Paul’s Chapel (Broadway and Fulton Street)
Cost: Free and open to all
There is still time to enjoy NYC Restaurant Week this winter.
When: January 18–February 5, 2016.
Where: The list of participating restaurants and reservations is available at OpenTable.com.
What: NYC Restaurant Week is a semiannual promotion that celebrates fine dining at an affordable price. Participating restaurants offer three-course prix-fixe menus specially priced at $25 for lunch and/or $38 for dinner
What: For four consecutive Sundays in December subway customers can catch the ‘Shoppers Special,’ a train consisting of eight cars from the 1930s that ran along the lettered lines until the late 1970s. The cars, which were ordered for the Independent Subway System (IND), were the first subway cars to be identified by their contract numbers, hence the R1/9 designations.
When: The cars will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 6, 13, 20, and 27, making local stops on the Sixth Avenue line from Queens Plaza to Second Avenue.