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Things to do in New York this week: Critics' picks

Brooklyn Bowl Fifth-Anniversary Party

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Ave, at North 11th St, 11211
  2. Thu Jul 10
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  1. Videology 308 Bedford Ave, between South 1st and 2nd Sts, 11211
  2. Tue Jul 15
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Coney Island on Tap

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. MCU Park 1904 Surf Ave, between 17th and 19th Sts
  2. Sat Jul 12
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Sunset Salsa

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. Hudson River Park at Pier 57 West Side Hwy, between 14th and 15th Sts
  2. Tue Jul 15 - Tue Aug 19
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