The Time Out New York blog

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

New York’s bookstores aren’t dead!

Tue Sep 2 Despite the Internet’s efforts to take down brick-and-mortar bookstores, indie shops all over town continue to expand and thrive

Confirmed: Larry David’s Fish in the Dark is coming to Broadway in February

Tue Sep 2 Ever since the fourth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm—in which Larry David was tapped by Mel Brooks to play Max Bialystock in the West Coast premiere of The Producers—we knew the abrasive funnyman had stage aspirations

Pair fried chicken with champagne at Birds & Bubbles in the Lower East Side

Tue Sept 2 City Grit founder Sarah Simmons moves from planning events to planning menus

TV on the Radio announce NYC tour dates, share new single

Tue Sep 2 The band teases its new album and announces New York tour dates

14 awesome things happening in New York this week

Tues Sep 2 Aerosmith, Veggiepalooza, Jeff Bridges and more

The best new movies on Netflix in September 2014

Sun Aug 31 September has us anticipating a brisk chill. And by "chill," we mean chill out and watch movies—at home, at a click of the Netflix button.

Support local artists and designers at Bushwick Vendors' Market

Fri Aug 29 No Labor Day plans? We have plenty of suggestions. 

23 super-cool things to do this weekend

Fri Aug 29 Featuring the Electric Zoo Festival, Sweet Spot Festival, Coney Island Reggae Beach Party and more!

Party with Time Out New York for this summer's last hurrah

Thu Aug 28 Time Out New York is hosting a summer blowout—New York Uncovered—and it's on a boat

The Handsome Family interviews quite handsomely

Thu Aug 28 The Handsome Family's intoxicating blend of dark Southern Gothic rock will be on display at Mercury Lounge this Saturday.

Meet the Undateables: Andrew and Betsy

Thu Aug 28 These lovelorn New Yorkers swear they’re absolutely undateable. We pair them up to see if they’re right.

Five things you should do right now to have the best Electric Zoo ever

Thu Aug 28 Lovers of house, dubstep, trap and techno, start your engines

Jafflechutes will make it rain grilled cheese next month

Thu Aug 28 Grilled cheese falling from the sky—no, it's not just the stuff of our drunken dreams, it's also the MO of Jafflechutes, an Australia-based "float-down eatery" that specializes in flinging melty, cheesy sandwiches.

Six foodie ways to celebrate Labor Day in NYC

Wed Aug 27 This weekend, during the Labor Day exodus, New Yorkers staying in the city will probably (read: definitely) have nothing to do while their friends jet off to the Hamptons for their last summer getaway

A brief history of Mötley Crüe's flying drum sets

Wed Aug 27 We wouldn't necessarily recommend that everyone subject themselves to Mötley Crüe's Final Tour, which visits Jones Beach and PNC Bank Arts Center, Alice Cooper in tow, this weekend

Calling all Friends fanatics: A real-life Central Perk is coming to NYC

Wed Aug 27 Awful service aside—seriously Rachel, get it together—Central Perk, the coffeeshop hang of the beloved Friends crew, has become a TV icon since the show's debut twenty years ago. 

Five must-see Electric Zoo acts

Wed Aug 27 House, dubstep and techno, oh my! Electric Zoo, New York's biggest EDM festival, descends on Randall's Island this weekend and we don't have to tell you that the lineup is bananas. 

The sexiest literary event in New York returns for fall

Wed Aug 27 Get out your corsets and feather boas—the Poetry Brothel is back. 

Win free kicks courtesy of #ReebokHDS

Wed Aug 27 There’s no better delivery than a shoe delivery (OK—maybe a pizza), but what if those fresh kicks were delivered to your doorstep for free?