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

14 super-cool things to do this weekend

Thurs Nov 27 Do Thanksgiving weekend right with these 14 can't-miss events.

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

Wed Nov 26 All the crazy things we overheard on the street this week.

Celebrate Small Business Saturday at these NYC boutiques

Wed Nov 26 Hopefully your Thanksgiving plans are complete, because now it's time to start coming up with a holiday shopping game plan for the long weekend.

A New York comic’s guide to surviving the holidays

Wed Nov 26 Thanksgiving! Christmas! New year’s eve! They’re all right on your doorstep, and not everybody is excited about it.

How to thrive at the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Wed Nov 26 The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade; It's one of those wonderfully tourist-y things New Yorkers secretly would like to try, but never actually do.

Christmas cocktail pop-up Miracle on 9th Street opens Saturday

Wed Nov 26 Before Boilermaker’s Greg Boehm opens his next East Village bar, he’s throwing a month-long Christmas party inside it. 

The six best theater shows to see for the holidays

Wed Nov 26 Christmas shows? Already?!? Okay, before you groan and pelt me with crumpled Macy’s and Land’s End holiday catalogues, hear me out.

Where to see the Star Wars Episode VII trailer this weekend

Wed Nov 26 The day that Star Wars fans have been waiting for is…still more than a year away. 

Where to find exclusive Record Store Day vinyl this Black Friday

Wed Nov 26 Audiophiles know Record Store Day happens every April, celebrating and bolstering the local brick-and-mortar record shop with exclusive limited-edition pressings, colored vinyl, picture-discs and all kinds of other goodies only available in the store. 

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream pop-up moves to Gansevoort Market with Black Friday deal

Wed Nov 26 After a summertime residency at Hell's Kitchen food mecca Gotham West Market, Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream will open a pop-up at the spanking-new Gansevoort Market in the Meatpacking District on Friday.

In this week’s issue of Time Out New York, we embrace our inner tourist

Wed Nov 26 This week, we’re here to tell you that some of NYC’s tourist traps are crowded for good reason (and we secretly love them, too)

Check out this cool time-lapse video tour of NYC

Tue Nov 25 The NEW YORK project from Pavel Tenyakov on Vimeo

Pop-up phenom Mu Ramen will start slinging noodles in LIC on Monday

Tue Nov 25 After a long waiting game with Con Edison, Mu Ramen, the ever-popular ramen pop-up has finally been given the go-ahead to open its brick-and-mortar in Long Island City

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.