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Your up-to-the-minute guide to New York City events, restaurants, bars, nightlife, ticket alerts and NYC ephemera

Your survival guide for the Village Halloween Parade

Thu Oct 30 The Village Halloween Parade is the world’s largest Hallows' Eve procession, not to mention the only major nighttime parade in the U.S. (and Whoopi Goldberg agreed to be the Grand Marshall this year!)

Ticket Alert! Hot NYC concerts you don't wanna miss

Thu Oct 30 Featuring the Hold Steady, Sharon Van Etten, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga and more!

The Mariinsky comes to BAM

Thu Oct 30 The Mariinsky Ballet…in Brooklyn?

Happy birthday to Veselka (again)—this time with free food, wine and beer

Thu Oct 30 On Monday, the East Village hallmark will be picking up the check entirely

Two years after Sandy, you can still help with recovery

Wed Oct 29 Exactly two years ago, Hurricane Sandy hit NYC. if you thought your chance to help out had passed, think again.

Our top picks for the Irish PoetryFest

Wed Oct 29 Calling all Hibernophiles: For three days next week, Nov 7–9, our eyes turn to the Emerald Isle and the verse originating from and inspired by it

Five awesome cover-band concerts to see this Halloween

Wed Oct 29 It's almost Halloween, and in New York that means costume parades, spooky parties, horror film screenings and a full bill of concerts

Shop and party at Madewell's new store in Williamsburg tonight

Wed Oct 29 If you were excited when the first J.Crew in Williamsburg opened in July—guess what?

Hey last-minute planners, these Halloween parties haven't sold out (yet)

Wed Oct 29 In this busy, mile-a-minute city, time can get away from you

In this week's issue of Time Out New York, we find the best cheap eats

Wed Oct 29 You don’t have to pay tons of money to eat crazy good food in New York City

Photographer turns Gowanus slime into abstract art

Tues Oct 28 Everybody's favorite fetid waterway seems to be turning up in a lot of area galleries these days.

Here's your perfect Day of the Dead weekend

Tue Oct 28 Mexican cuisine is definitely having a moment

Night People NYC releases its first video, filmed at Tiki Disco

Tue Oct 28 Night People NYC, the brand-spanking-new record label helmed by DJs-about-town Eli Escobar and Blu Jemz, released its first video today

Does New York City really need bacon-wrapped éclairs?

Tue Oct 28 We’ve gawked at—and no doubt waited in massive lines for—canned ice cream sundaes, Cronuts, and chocolate-cherry cookie shots from madcap pastry master Dominique Ansel, but there’s a new set of sweet crossbreeds on the way: savory éclairs

57 wonderful things opening in New York City in November

Tue Oct 28 Featuring Día de Muertos, Never Sleep Alone, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and more!

Boots 101: A primer on the mysterious Roc Nation producer

Tue Oct 28 Last year when Beyoncé unexpectedly dropped her spectacular self-titled album, the question on everyone's mind was "Who is Boots?" 

Create your own star at Madison Square Park on Saturday

Tue Oct 28 New York city has everything—except a starry night sky

This January, Swedish vampires fly into Brooklyn (via Scotland)—does theater love a bloodsucker?

Tue Oct 28 Winter theater just got a blood transfusion: St. Ann’s Warehouse surprised us with the announcement that it will present National Theatre of Scotland's Let the Right One In from Jan 20–Feb 15

Grab a free pumpkin and meet Sleepy Hollow stars at St. Mark's Church today

Tue Oct 28 Hoping to carve a pumpkin before Halloween?

Sarah Jessica Parker’s city.ballet is back

Tue Oct 28 It’s not the return of Bunheads, but it’s something: The second season of city.ballet, which chronicles the lives of the dancers and choreographers of New York City Ballet