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

Six Off Broadway musicals to see this fall

Mon Sep 15 The fall season on Broadway offers a sparse harvest indeed for devotees of musical theater

Devour unlimited oysters and booze aboard Grand Banks tomorrow night

Mon Sep 15 While you won't be setting sail on this 1940s schooner, get your sea legs ready for a five-hour bottomless oyster bar benefit

Meet the Undateables: John and Amanda

Mon Sep 15 These lovelorn New Yorkers swear they’re absolutely undateable. We pair them up to see if they’re right.

Book these top five Spa Week NYC treatments now

Mon Sep 15 The best services get snatched up first, so we recommend scooping up these popular Spa Week sessions asap.

Prog vs. punk: King Crimson and the Replacements hit NYC

Mon Sep 15 Any student of rock history is well acquainted with the punk/prog schism—the idea that the genre had grown so bloated and self-important by the late ’70s, the only sensible move left was to return rock to its primal state, frilly robes and 20-minute keyboard solos be damned

Trajal Harrell rules the Kitchen with Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church

Mon Sep 15 In his ambitious multi-year project, Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church, choreographer Trajal Harrell poses an intriguing question.

The R train is back in action

Mon Sep 15 After a 13-month shutdown, the long-absent train is up and running

24 awesome things happening in New York this week

Mon Sep 15 Lorde, Oyster Week,The NY Clown Theatre Festival 2014 and more!

Get $2 beers at LIC flea's new beer garden this weekend

Fri Sep 12 LIC Flea & Food will one-up its Brooklyn cousin with a beer garden this weekend 

Word on the Street: 12 crazy things we overheard in NYC this week

Fri Sep 12 We eavesdrop on Gothamites on the street and on the subway, in bars and in stores, and everywhere in between, to bring you the most ridiculous chatter

10 albums we don't want in our iTunes (in addition to the new U2)

Fri Sep 12 You might have heard that Apple—in a totally uncreepy, not-Big-Brother-ish way—added the new U2 album to everyone's iTunes library without asking

Space Ibiza New York's opening soiree starts tonight! Here's the rundown on the legendary nightclub.

Fri Sep 12 If you've been to Ibiza, chances are you've been to the award-winning nightclub Space

5 NYC transport companies we'd take if Uber drivers go on strike

Fri Sep 12 Uber drivers are voicing frustrations this week that the company's recent discount offerings have lead to decreased wages, and are forcing drivers to work extra hours to compensate

Never Forget: 8 stunning photos from 9/11 Tribute in Light

Fri Sep 12 Last night, New Yorkers were reminded of what was lost 13 years ago during the 9/11 Tribute in Light

Get swaddled for free on Sunday at a peculiar pop-up

Fri Sep 12 Yes, that's right—this weekend is your last chance to get bundled up like a baby at Alternative Pleasure

What would Yankees-flavored wine really taste like?

Fri Sep 12 Beer and baseball go hand in hand, but Major League Baseball is classing up game-time boozing by getting into the wine business

Top Chef toque Floyd Cardoz opens White Street today with a global menu

Fri Sep 12 Floyd Cardoz puts dishes together like a puzzle, piecing Mexican with Japanese and Thai with Italian

16 super-cool things to do this weekend

Fri Sep 12 Featuring Karen O, the Vendy Awards, the 92Y Street Y Annual Street Festival and more!

Gorge on guac and margs all weekend for Mexico's Independence Day

Thu Sep 11 To celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day on Tuesday, cantinas around the city are putting on parties, hosting cooking classes and breaking out lots of tequila.

Graffiti artists (legally) take over downtown Brooklyn Friday

Thu Sep 11 People who weren't cool enough to do graffiti in high school can get the last laugh watching professional street artists create new works in downtown Brooklyn at Grove Alley Paint Nite tomorrow