Best things to do this week in NYC

Find the biggest and best events, activities and things to do in New York City this week, as chosen by Time Out's editors.

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Citizenfour

  • Rated as: 4/5

In June 2013, after several months of coded messages back and forth, U.S. security worker Edward Snowden summoned three people to a hotel room in Hong Kong to reveal who he was and what he wanted. Two of the three were journalists: freelancer Glenn Greenwald and The Guardian’s Ewen MacAskill. The

  1. Various loctions
  2. Opens Fri Oct 24

Cider Week NYC

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

To celebrate the season of spiked apple spirits, 50 restaurants and retailers around the city will host cider-pairing classes and tap takeovers spotlighting upstate cideries including Bellweather, Bad Seed and Harvest Moon. Be among the first to sample New York’s first urban cidery, Descendant

  1. Various locations
  2. Until Sun Nov 2
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Village Halloween Parade

  • Critics choice
  • Free

This year's theme is the Garden of Earthly Delights, and the parade will embrace all of the nature in New York that makes our city so wild. They'll be joined by the awe-inspiring puppets created by Superior Concept Monsters, the Madagascar Institute, the Puppeteers’ Cooperative and Basil

  1. Manhattan
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Halloween in NYC

Have the best Halloween NYC can offer with the best parties, scariest haunted houses and most perfect Halloween costumes

  1. Various locations
  2. Fri Oct 31

Ghost Quartet

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

The brilliantly inventive Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) shares a new song cycle about "love, death and whiskey," including segments devoted to a Poe story and a subway murder. Annie Tippe directs a cast that includes Great Comet alums Brittain Ashford and Gelsey

  1. The Bushwick Starr 207 Starr St, between Irving and Wyckoff Aves
  2. Fri Oct 24 - Sat Nov 8
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“Chris Ofili: Night and Day”

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Chris Ofili is still remembered for the Brooklyn Museum's 1999 “Sensation” exhibition and the painting he included: a portrait of the Madonna, adorned with a ball of elephant dung. The piece ignited a shit storm of controversy and received ringing condemnation from former New York Mayor Rudy

  1. New Museum of Contemporary Art 235 Bowery, at Prince St
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Wed Dec 31
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Beatrice B
Beatrice B

Have to see Queen. Lambert is no impersonator! I saw them in Chicago and again in Vegas, now MSG. This show deserves a 4 star !!! That if you like great music and a front man with an amazing voice and commands the stage. Its like hearing Queen for the first time . Go see this show, if you can get seats !

Joyce W
Joyce W

Try this tasty experience in Chinatown tomorrow.  What a great way to do lunch!


We're going crazy for 4th of July and getting started early. Join our NEW Chinatown highlights tour and get tickets for only $25. That's a full meal and 2 hrs. of interesting history tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. Just buy tickets on our site and use code CFTFB2014. Hurry up. You can also call 917-979-4833

Blair Y
Blair Y

how about the Spike Lee block party in Brooklyn...

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