New York events in August 2015

Plan your month with our events calendar featuring St. Vincent, the Electric Zoo festival and the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

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Jazz Age Lawn Party 2013 at Governors Island

The dog days of summer have officially arrived, but instead of staying indoors, use our events calendar to experience the best things to do in August. See tons of exemplary live jazz at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, check out an outdoor film screening, or simply enjoy the season by hanging out at one of the best beaches.

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Featured events in August 2015

Battle of the Burger 2014

If burgers be the food of love—and who among us would argue with that?—then let’s make darn sure we’re eating the best ones. While we’re all agreed that New York City is home to some truly amazing patties, there can be only one champion burger, and that's up to you to decide.

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