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Aziz Ansari serves up first episode of “Food Club”: Which New York restaurants should he visit?

Wed Apr 16 Ansari and his fellow comedians debut a food-focused web series, and we suggest sites to mock in NYC

This is not a drill: Mission Chinese Food pops up at Frankies 457 tonight

Wed Apr 16 Danny Bowien’s spitfire Szechuan hit is back for one night only at the Brooklyn trattoria

Fashion invades Brooklyn (again): Dior plans Brooklyn Navy Yard show

Wed Apr 16 Following Alexander Wang's lead, Dior plans a runway show in the borough next month

Take a look inside the all-new Tavern on the Green, opening April 24

Wed Apr 16 The Central Park landmark restaurant—closed since 2010—gets a rustic, wood-fired makeover

Time Out ranks the 100 best animated movies of all time

Wed Apr 16 Disney and Pixar classics, cult movies, stop-motion, anime: The whole of animation is right here!

See renderings of the space-agey structure proposed for Queens

Wed Apr 16 This mind-bending development includes luxury condos and commercial space above a transportation hub

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show leaves NYC and heads to London (slideshow)

Tue Apr 15 The annual lingerie runway show is jumping across the pond later this year

Beyond the booze: Five cocktail menus so cool, you'll want to steal them

Tue Apr 15 At these NYC cocktail bars, the clever, crafty and even kinky menus kick off the good times even before the first sip

Queer rappers are approaching the mainstream. Don't believe us? Check out this video playlist

Tue Apr 15 Hip-hop is definitely no longer just for straights, as these LGBT acts prove

Tribeca Film Festival 2014: Ten movies you can’t miss

Tue Apr 15 Power games, weird sex and two old friends on an Icelandic getaway: Tribeca beguiles yet again

You can own a piece of Pawel Althamer’s New Museum show

Tue Apr 15 With the Polish artist’s survey at the New Museum closing soon, visitors are invited to come in and claim a part of the crowd-sourced installation at the heart of the show

Bad weather survival guide: How to get through a humid, rainy summer in New York

Tue Apr 15 Sorry, folks: It looks like we’re in for a summer of terrible weather. Here’s how to enjoy yourself indoors this year if necessary.

Q&A: Rashida Jones talks Cuban Fury (video)

Tue Apr 15 The Parks and Rec star chats about matching wits with Nick Frost and Chris O’Dowd in a dance-tastic new comedy

Sarah Jessica Parker interviews ballet stars on WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show

Tue Apr 15 For her guest-host debut on The Leonard Lopate Show, Sarah Jessica Parker interviews Gelsey Kirkland, Ashley Bouder and Sara Mearns

The four cutest dogs starring in Broadway shows right now

Tue Apr 15 Broadway is going to the dogs, and we couldn’t be happier about it. Here’s our roundup of the best pooches currently making cuddly cameos on the Great White Way and beyond

Dancers to follow on Instagram: Sébastien Marcovici

Mon Apr 14 Dance, but especially ballet, has a new stage on Instagram. This week check out snapshots from the former New York City Ballet principal.

A massive and futuristic apartment complex with 1,189 units is coming to West 57th Street

Mon Apr 14 Check out a rendering of the project, which is already garnering opposition from neighborhood residents

President Obama caught Denzel Washington on Broadway! What should he take in next?

Mon Apr 14 POTUS and FLOTUS had aisle seats to A Raisin in the Sun on Friday; here are more theatergoing tips

Bummed about missing Coachella? Don't despair—all the best acts are headed to NYC soon

Mon Apr 14 Don’t let FOMO get you down; here's our handy guide to upcoming NYC shows featuring the stars of the big Cali fest

Get excited: The Fourth of July fireworks return to the East River

Mon Apr 14 Thank Mayor DeBlasio for bringing back the fireworks to the boroughs (or mutter under your breath if you live in Jerz)

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