10 super-cool things to do this weekend (July 11–13)
Photograph: Marina Chavez
Fri July 11
NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Coraline 3D at Maria Hernandez Park
Bring a blanket and venture into a secret world in this Neil Gaiman penned modern classic of a children’s movie.
Prospect Heights Music Festival at The Way Station
This first annual indie fest will be like being given a live sample of some of the best up-and-coming artists to test out for your new playlist.
Karaoke on the Boardwalk at Coney Island Boardwalk
Why not combine the awesomeness that is the Wonder Wheel with your love of belting at the top of your lungs to your favorite hits?
Sat July 12
Huey Lewis & the News at Citi Field
Huey Lewis is playing at Citi Field directly after the Mets-versus-Marlins game, combining ’80s nostalgia with baseball.
A Bikeable Feast in various locations
What could be better than biking around Brooklyn at sunset? How about a delicious locally-sourced meal made for you directly after?
Coney Island on Tap at MCU Park
This craft beer fest features over 100 of the finest libations. ‘Nuff said.
4Knot Festival After-Party at Webster Hall
Low Key hosts a night of hip-hop featuring California native Ab Soul.
Sun July 13
Bastille Day on 60th Street at various locations
Indulge your inner Francophile during this celebration of French national pride. Oui oui!
THE SALON: Pièce de Résistance at Rebel NYC
The Hot Sardines and Gordon Webster Blues Quartet provide the swinging tunes at this jazzy Bastille Day party.
The Outsiders Screening at Habana Outpost
What could top seeing a movie with multiple 80s heartthrobs on a summer night?
- Thanks to a Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba, you, too, can own a Jeff Koons Balloon Dog
- What should the Brooklyn Bridge flag really be?
- Chez Sardine relaunches as Bar Sardine tonight
- Meet the Undateables: Joe and Robyn
- Stream these New York City-related episodes when The Simpsons becomes available online