The Time Out New York blog

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

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

14 super-cool things to do this weekend

Fri Nov 21 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part I, Big Freedia, Cranksgiving and more

Watch music videos from our free party with Sofar Sounds

Thu Nov 20 Sofar Sounds has released videos of each artist who played at our free party last month

Ticket alert! Just-announced NYC concerts you don’t want to miss

Thu Nov 20 Featuring Hozier, the Decemberists, Foo Fighters and more!

R.I.P. Mike Nichols (1931–2014)

Thu Nov 20 This morning brings us the sad news of the death of Mike Nichols, superlative director of stage, screen and television, and a profoundly important shaper of modern drama

Celebrate the Verrazano’s 50th anniversary with Gay Talese

Thu Nov 20 The legendary New York author literally wrote on the book on the Brooklyn–Staten Island suspension bridge

SNL’s Cecily Strong will headline the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Thu Nov 20 Having shown her chops for topical comedy behind the Weekend Update desk at Saturday Night Live, Cecily Strong has been announced as the host of next year’s White House Correspondents’ dinner

Hold the phone; The Whitney announces its official opening

Thu Nov 20 This just in: The Whitney has announced that it's opening date at its new Renzo-Piano-designed home

Taste New York’s most creative potato pancakes at this year’s Latke Festival

Wed Nov 19 It’s that time of year again—NYC's top potato pushers will vie for the best-in-latke honor at this sixth annual spud-centric throwdown, held on Monday, Dec 15

Take a look inside the Dead Rabbit crew's Pier A Harbor House, opening tonight

Wed Nov 19 Peter Poulakakos is plenty dedicated to the Financial District—the prolific restaurateur has a whopping 10 projects below Chambers Street including James Joyce homage Ulysses and the Irish gang-themed Dead Rabbit

American Fine Craft Show opens for two days only at the Brooklyn Museum

Wed Nov 19 Featuring 90 artists from around the U.S., the show offers handmade works in ceramics, jewelry, glass, furniture, wood, metal and more

Stuff yourself with Turkey Day ramen, croissants and burgers

Wed Nov 19 Just as we start to get excited for the only holiday where it’s okay to gorge on massive amounts of turkey and pie (read: stuffing yourself without abandon), restaurants around the city are offering pre-Thanksgiving specials to ramp up the hype.