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

Five Black Friday sales you don’t want to miss this year

Tue Nov 25 You already know that Black Friday is the biggest and craziest shopping day of the year

Ten concerts to save your Thanksgiving weekend

Tue Nov 25 Whether you've spent too much time with the fam and need a break or you're just looking for something to do, we've rounded up the best live music happening in the city this Thanksgiving weekend

Where to get a taste of wd~50 even after it's gone

Tue Nov 25 It’s an odd thing to mourn a restaurant before it’s gone. Even more so when its chef is still young, vital and cooking. 

Nastassja Kinski is coming to Film Society of Lincoln Center

Tue Nov 25 Nastassja Kinksi has only appeared in one film since popping up in the last scene of David Lynch’s Inland Empire in 2006, but the German actor has always been elusive, even when you’re watching her. 

Roberta's is hosting a holiday market in their backyard

Tue Nov 25 Bushwick may be hating on SantaCon but that doesn't mean the neighborhood is going to be completely devoid of festive spirit this holiday season. 

NYC protest in solidarity over Ferguson verdict

Tue Nov 25 Last night a St. Louis County grand jury announced their decision not to bring criminal charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in August. 

Meet the Undateables: Bill and Matt

Mon Nov 24 These lovelorn New Yorkers swear they're absolutely undateable. We pair them up to see if they're right.

Mysteryland Curators Announced; Line-Up Still a Mystery

Mon Nov 24 Euro-mainstay fest Mysteryland is set to return to the U.S. over Memorial Day weekend 2015

58 wonderful things opening in New York City this December

Mon Nov 24 Featuring the Winter's Eve Holiday Festival, Metamorphosis Lighting and New Year's Eve Fireworks

Get Slim Shady-inspired scoops tonight at Mikey Likes It Ice Cream

Mon Nov 24 We’ve heard of some pretty strange influences for ice cream, including Ben & Jerry’s SNL sketch pints, but Mikey Likes It Ice Cream has taken it even farther

See highlights from Death By Audio's final run of shows

Mon Nov 24 As we've previously mentioned, local institution Death By Audio closed its doors for good this past Saturday

21 awesome things happening in New York this week

Mon Nov 24 There are plenty of things to keep you busy through Thanksgiving.

Party for a good cause at our World AIDS Day concert

Fri Nov 21 On December 2, Time Out New York and Verboten are teaming up to bring you an exclusive chance to see international DJ duo Audiofly

"Sunshine Noir" at BAM lures with bright evil

Fi Nov 21 The template for a proper film noir calls for shadowy offices, a hard-bitten detective, a sultry femme fatale and the meanest of streets

Three holiday markets and pop-ups you can’t miss this weekend

Fri Nov 21 The Bank of America Winter Village, LIC Flea and Food and Artists & Fleas markets are already generating crowds. But this weekend, more holiday bazaars are open for biz

Word on the Street: 13 crazy things we overheard in NYC this week

Fri Nov 21 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

Times Square’s costumed characters speak out against proposed regulations

Fri Nov 21 Local government can really bring ‘toons together

Dunk your doughnut in coffee at the car wash

Fri Nov 21 In New York, you can drink cocktails above a Five Guys Burgers, eat Momofuku Milk Bar ice cream while shopping at Band of Outsiders and sip java in the basement of midtown office buildings

Where to eat for cheap while Black Friday shopping

Fri Nov 21 When you’re plowing down your fellow good-deal-getters to check off that long and winding gift list, you're going to need some fire power

Brace yourself: A and C tunnel between Brooklyn and Manhattan will be closed for 40 weekends next year

Fri Nov 21 If you regularly take the A or C subway lines between Brooklyn and Manhattan, we have some good news and bad news