Things to do in New York this Sunday

Don't let your weekend slip away. Find the best things to do on Sundays in New York City.

Photograph: Paul Wagtouicz
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Luna Park Season Opener

Critics' pick

Whee! Though prime boardwalk season is still months away, Luna Park is opening its gates for spring. 

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Luna Park (at Coney Island) Sunday March 29 2015
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Macy's Flower Show

Critics' pick

Escape to a not-so-secret garden at this two-week floral display, this year titled "Art in Bloom." 

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Macy's Herald Square Until Saturday April 4 2015 Free
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Judy Gold

Critics' pick

Gold's long list of accolades includes two Emmy Awards and a pair of American Comedy Award nominations, and she's done specials for HBO, Comedy Central and Logo. 

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The Bell House Sunday March 29 2015
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Fog Night: Marcos Cabral + guests

Critics' pick

NYC's very own Marcos Cabral (of Runaway and On the Prowl fame) begins a biweekly Sunday night residency at the newly reopened (and 100 percent more fire-code friendly!) Bossa Nova Civic Club. 

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Bossa Nova Civic Club Until Monday March 30 2015 Free
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SNL Writers Unscripted

Critics' pick

Saturday Night Live writers drop their scripts and take a break from the iconic show to perform a fully improvised one in this intimate venue.

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Union Hall Sunday March 29 2015
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Greek Independence Day Parade

Critics' pick

Don your best blue and white for this annual celebration of the Hellenic Republic’s independence day.

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Manhattan Sunday March 29 2015 Free
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The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

Critics' pick

Admire the ornamental flowers and greenery inside the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory as it blossoms into spring.

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New York Botanical Garden Until Sunday April 19 2015
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Bargemusic

Critics' pick

The floating concert hall's "Masterworks" series continues during weekends this month. 

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Bargemusic Until Sunday April 5 2015
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Björk

Critics' pick

Björk's not one for small gestures, so it makes sense that the Icelandic art-pop empress is headlining NYC's grandest theaters—continuing a six-show local stint—in conjunction with her blockbuster MoMA retrospective. 

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New York City Center Wednesday April 1 2015
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It Follows

Imbued with the kind of idea that can turn a horror film into a sensation, David Robert Mitchell’s thriller sets a relentless camera on characters that have no idea what’s in pursuit.

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Man From Reno

A Japanese detective novelist escapes her latest book tour, hides in San Francisco and gets swept up in a murder mystery. A brilliant performance from Ayako Fujitani (Steven Seagal’s daughter) helps cement this as the best indie neo-noir since Brick.

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Amour Fou

The great Jessica Hausner (Lourdes) returns with this austere true story of the doomed 1810 romance between German writer Heinrich von Kleist and Henriette Vogel. Forget period whimsy; this melodrama will sting for months.

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White God

A Hungarian girl's loyal mutt is taken from her and transformed into a ferocious dogfighting champion. Eventually he escapes and leads a canine revolution that must be seen to be believed.

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While We're Young

Noah Baumbach's acerbic new comedy mines a hilarious generational clash from the unlikely friendship between a fortysomething documentarian (Ben Stiller) and his young hipster apprentice (Adam Driver).

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Jauja

Viggo Mortensen’s star-making Lord of the Rings role has empowered him to do all sorts of strangeness, like this hypnotic Lisandro Alonso oddity about a Danish engineer who loses his daughter in 19th-century Patagonia

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Grey Gardens

Among the strangest real-life family dramas ever captured, a classic dysfunction doc is back onscreen

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Seymour: An Introduction

Hawke’s first documentary is a gentle and loving tribute to a man so anachronistically convinced that talent is its own reward that the film might soon serve as our only proof that people like him ever existed

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Now Showing

It Follows

The camera is relentless in this killer thriller
that rewrites the rules

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Now Showing

Amour Fou

The great Jessica Hausner (Lourdes) returns with this austere true story of the doomed 1810 romance between German writer Heinrich von Kleist and Henriette Vogel

Read more
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Eating out?

The 50 best brunch places in NYC

A weekend in New York just isn’t complete without brunch. See our picks for a late breakfast on the weekend.

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By: Tazi Phillips

Grab a drink

The 50 best New York bars

Whether you favor craft brews or serious cocktails; a beer-and-shot special or a transporting glass of wine, NYC has a game-changing bar to slake your thirst

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Comments

2 comments
Eric R
Eric R

why is pheromone hotbox listed as a sunday highlight when the details indicate the gallery will be closed?

Jamie P
Jamie P

What have you done with this feature? It used to be a readable roundup. Now it's just an assortment of links that I have to open in a million different tabs. As someone who refers to these weekend roundups quite a bit, I respectfully request that you bring back the old format.