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

Eat NYC's best burgers at our Battle of the Burger cook-off

Tue Jul 22 The competition for New York's best burger is red-hot

BAM hosting a 24-hour movie marathon in September

Tue Jul 22 September 5, you could be invited to Harvey Theater for a 24-hour movie marathon (yes, overnight) in support of kids and arts education

Edan Lepucki on the apocalypse, Stephen Colbert and her debut novel

Tue Jul 22 Sherman Alexie and Stephen Colbert plugged Edan Lepucki’s California on The Colbert Report—and completely changed the publishing life of her first book

Someone put white flags on the Brooklyn Bridge

Tue Jul 22 Someone—assuredly a very naughty boy or girl—has put white flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge over the night

Party like it's 1954 for Veselka's 60th anniversary

Tue Jul 22 The round-the-clock Ukranian diner is going back in time—well, at least the prices are

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

Mon Jul 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.

An Undateable responds: Ariana discusses last week's column

Mon Jul 21 Last issue's Undateables sparked quite an uproar among our readers. A few of you also asked for our daters' reactions, so we reached out to them.

Susan Sarandon joins Time Out New York as Guest Editor-in-Chief

Mon Jul 21 We've often discussed guest editors at Time Out New York, but no-one seemed quite, well, New York, enough. Until we thought about Susan.

#SaveNYC: Toni Collette's case for Maha Rose

Mon Jul 21 The actor and Hollywood star Toni Collette tells us what amazing New York City venue is worth saving

24 awesome things happening in New York this week

Mon Jul 21 Broadway Sings Justin Timberlake,Taste of the Terminal, Ladies of Laughter and much more.

#SaveNYC: Susanne Bartsch's case for the Chelsea Hotel

Fri Jul 18 The New York icon pays homage to the city’s classic venues

Bill Nye on life, the universe and everything (and by 'everything' we mean bow ties)

Fri Jul 18 In advance of his lecture this weekend at Irving Plaza, the man of science discusses the scientific mysteries he finds most compelling, the possibility of a new TV show and his famed bow tie collection

Three’s company: Q&A with a polyamorous NYC throuple

Fri Jul 18 Their Facebook photos depict the usual things sweethearts do—selfies on the beach, dinners with parents—with a difference: There are three guys in the pics instead of two.

Brooks Headley unveils veggie burgers at his patty pop-up

Fri Jul 18 Pastry chef Brooks Headley has created—in David Chang’s opinion—the best veggie burger ever

Get out of town: Visit one of these New England author homes

Fri Jul 18 There's a wealth of gorgeous, historic homes in the New York area to inspire your literary pilgrimages

Baked by Melissa says goodbye to its SoHo window with free cupcakes

Fri Jul 18 After the news of Crumbs closing finally died down, we thought we were through with sad cupcake stories for a while. We were wrong.

Smorgasburg's Creme de la Creme vs. Hester Street Fair's Ice Cream Social: Which will you pick?

Fri Jul 18 Tomorrow will be a veritable scoops showdown: Smorgasburg and Hester Street Fair are each hosting ice-cream-filled fetes to celebrate National Ice Cream Month

12 super-cool things to do this weekend

Fri July 18 Seeger Fest, Citi Field Sleepover, the New Museum Block Party and much more

#SaveNYC: Elena Brower's case for ABC Carpet & Home

Fri Jul 18 Virayoga founder Elena Brower offers her take on what New York City treasure is worth saving

#SaveNYC: Barrett Foa's case for Sardi's

Fri Jul 18 Barrett Foa's take on what indispensable, amazing New York City institution is worth saving