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Noah Davis
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Noah Davis

Cut down in his prime, Noah Davis was only 32 when he died of cancer in 2015, but he left behind a significant body of figurative paintings. Employing soft sensuous brushwork, Davis portrays African-Americans engaged in daily routines—slices of the everyday that seem dream-like or trapped in limbo. Quiet yet also vaguely ominous, Davis’s work takes an understated approach to capturing the insidious presence of racism in the lives of ordinary black people.

FrostFest
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FrostFest

Instead of shunning the cold, embrace it with these 10 days of winter fun. You can knock into your friends with bumper cars on ice, groove as part of a silent disco, enjoy live entertainment at the Lodge and reserve an igloo, where you can warm up after all the alfresco activities

Restaurant Week
Restaurants Restaurant Week

Every summer and winter, Restaurant Week returns with dining deals at some of the best restaurants all over New York. From trendy newcomers to top-notch hotel restaurants to some of the city’s best fine-dining restaurants, the three-week event draws bargain-hunting New York diners to try out and revisit old favorites serving cheap eats. What is Restaurant Week in NYC? Restaurant Week is a seminannual promotional event produced by NYC & Company, where more than 360 restaurants offer two-course pre-fixe dining deals for lunch ($26) and three-course dinner deals ($42). When is Restaurant Week in NYC? This year's winter session will run from January 21st through February 9th. Reservations open on January 8th.

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Black Tap bets on a sweet hit with first-ever vegan milkshake

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Black Tap bets on a sweet hit with first-ever vegan milkshake
Astoria’s Secret is a new bar hidden behind a lingerie shop

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Astoria’s Secret is a new bar hidden behind a lingerie shop
An interactive performance is secretly taking place inside this famous furniture store

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An interactive performance is secretly taking place inside this famous furniture store
The MTA is spending $750 million to overhaul 42nd Street’s subway stations

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The MTA is spending $750 million to overhaul 42nd Street’s subway stations
Star Trek-themed MetroCards are now available at six NYC subway stations

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Star Trek-themed MetroCards are now available at six NYC subway stations
Every store in NYC store must accept cash under new law

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Every store in NYC store must accept cash under new law
The Obama portraits are coming to the Brooklyn Museum

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The Obama portraits are coming to the Brooklyn Museum
Stunning video shows a subway car completely covered in graffiti

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Stunning video shows a subway car completely covered in graffiti
The musical based on the movie Mean Girls will soon be a movie itself

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The musical based on the movie Mean Girls will soon be a movie itself
You can now play a gigantic game of Twister that takes up an entire room

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You can now play a gigantic game of Twister that takes up an entire room
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Time Out 'Table for Two': The Manhattan Neighborhood Box
Time Out 'Table for Two': The Manhattan Neighborhood Box

Save 50% off food at eight need-to-know restaurants across Manhattan

Get tickets to the TONY award winner for Best Musical
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Get tickets to the TONY award winner for Best Musical
4 out of 5 stars

Theater review by Adam Feldman  Here’s my advice: Go to hell. And by hell, of course, I mean Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell’s fizzy, moody, thrilling new Broadway musical. Ostensibly, at least, the show is a modern retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice: Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy goes to the land of the dead in hopes of retrieving girl, boy loses girl again. “It’s an old song,” sings our narrator, the messenger god Hermes (André De Shields, a master of arch razzle-dazzle). “And we’re gonna sing it again.” But it’s the newness of Mitchell’s musical account—and Rachel Chavkin’s gracefully dynamic staging—that bring this old story to quivering life. In a New Orleans–style bar, hardened waif Eurydice (Eva Noblezada) falls for Orpheus (Reeve Carney), a busboy with an otherworldly high-tenor voice who is working, like Roger in Rent, toward writing one perfect song. But dreams don’t pay the bills, so the desperate Eurydice—taunted by the Fates in three-part jazz harmony—opts to sell her soul to the underworld overlord Hades (Patrick Page, intoning jaded come-ons in his unique sub-sepulchral growl, like a malevolent Leonard Cohen). Soon she is forced, by contract, into the ranks of the leather-clad grunts of Hades’s filthy factory city; if not actually dead, she is “dead to the world anyway.” This Hades is a drawling capitalist patriarch who keeps his minions loyal by giving them the minimum they need to survive. (“The enemy is poverty,” he sings to them i

The Book of Mormon
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The Book of Mormon
5 out of 5 stars

If theater is your religion and the Broadway musical your sect, you've been woefully faith-challenged of late. 

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The world of Harry Potter has arrived on Broadway

Frozen
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Frozen

Don’t let this one pass you by

Mean Girls
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Mean Girls
4 out of 5 stars

Girls go wild on Broadway in a musical version of Tina Fey’s cult movie.

American Museum of Natural History
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American Museum of Natural History

If your into the world below our feet or the cultures of faraway lands 

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

If you really want to experience the museum and all it has to offer

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Advanced online tickets will allow museum-goers to skip the lines

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Yankee Stadium
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Yankee Stadium
4 out of 5 stars

It’s baseball season, y’all

Brooklyn Museum | Brooklyn, NY
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Brooklyn Museum | Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn’s premier institution is a less-crowded alternative museum

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Come to Time Out Market New York
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Come to Time Out Market New York

Explore the best of the city under one roof

A guide to the Time Out Market New York eateries
Time Out Market A guide to the Time Out Market New York eateries

Check out all the amazing offerings at Time Out Market

Food Envy: Bessou's chicken karaage
Time Out Market Food Envy: Bessou's chicken karaage

Japanese fried chicken to add to your bucket list

Trivia Wednesdays at Time Out Market New York
Things to do Trivia Wednesdays at Time Out Market New York

Do you drink and know things? Join us for Trivia Night.

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The 100 best restaurants in NYC to dine at now
Restaurants The 100 best restaurants in NYC to dine at now

October 2019: Since taking the reigns of Time Out New York’s Food & Drink section earlier this year, our two new editors wanted to take a look at what was and wasn’t working for our crown jewel guide to dining out. Today, we release a dramatic overhaul of the list, replacing 65 restaurants—perhaps TONY’s biggest revamp to date—that our editors believe better reflects the way that you, dear readers, like to dine around the best city on earth. We’re talking fresh, inventive, memorable and, clearly, the tastiest establishments in town. These are the 100 restaurants we can’t quit—even when there’s a constant revolving door of new bar and restaurant openings in NYC. We hope that you’ll find this latest Time Out Eat List more useful in your day-to-day: a reflection of places you actually can (and really want to) eat at, whether you’re looking to splurge a little or it’s rent week.  Yes, what we consider the “best restaurants in NYC” is obviously highly subjective. But, one thing is for sure: you don’t need to spend a $100 or more in New York to have an exquisite experience. The Time Out team has crisscrossed the city to dine our way throughout the five boroughs. While we’ll always have more ground to cover, you’ll notice that the Michelin-adored restaurants and temples of haute cuisine—Eleven Madison Park, Per Se, Daniel, for example—are no longer on this list. We’ll still respect these white table-clothed restaurants, but we're much more interested in taking a holistic look at

The 50 best bars in NYC you can't miss
Bars The 50 best bars in NYC you can't miss

The best bars in NYC include artfully-mixed cocktails, craft beers with unusual infusions and natural wines

101 best things to do in NYC
Things to do 101 best things to do in NYC

Experience the best things to do in NYC using this epic insider's guide

The hottest new restaurants in NYC this month
Restaurants The hottest new restaurants in NYC this month

From a French classic to a kitschy Bushwick nightlife spot, these are the best new restaurants NYC has to offer

The best New York attractions
Things to do The best New York attractions

The attractions locals love including historical landmarks, stunning NYC parks and more

The best museums in NYC
Museums The best museums in NYC

Our essential list includes exhibitions at museums across all the boroughs

The best bagels in NYC
Restaurants The best bagels in NYC

These shops serve everything from a classic lox-and-shmear to composed sandwiches

The best pizza in New York City
Restaurants The best pizza in New York City

We are fortunate we live in a city where the pizza is so good

The best cheap eats in NYC
Restaurants The best cheap eats in NYC

Fill up your belly without emptying your wallet

The best Broadway shows you need to see
Theater The best Broadway shows you need to see

NYC is the place to catch these exciting plays, musicals and revivals

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New York neighborhoods

Williamsburg
Williamsburg

Williamsburg is the epicenter of Brooklyn as a fashionable worldwide brand

Chelsea
Chelsea

The nabe is NYC’s premier contemporary-art district

Bushwick
Bushwick

Bushwick is quickly gaining a name for itself as the new hipster hub

Soho
Soho

Don’t write off Soho as a mere urban shopping mall

Chinatown
Chinatown

Discover why this nabe is considered not only a foodie destination but a cool place to hang

East Village
East Village

East Village is easy to get to from just about anywhere in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Meatpacking District
Meatpacking District

The Meatpacking District is home to some incredible art galleries and one of the most impressive art museums in NYC

Greenwich Village
Greenwich Village

NYC’s neighborhood of artists, is the best place to go for bohemian fares

Harlem
Harlem

Most notable for its exuberant gospel choirs, soul food restaurants and being home to the Harlem Renaissance

Lower East Side
Lower East Side

The Lower East Side is now one of Manhattan’s most fashionable neighborhoods

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The best sushi in NYC
Restaurants The best sushi in NYC

NYC offers some of the best sushi around whether it’s old-school restaurants to newcomers with impressive tasting menus

The best karaoke songs ever
Music The best karaoke songs ever

Dial up one of the best karaoke songs next time you feel like grabbing a mic and soaking up the spotlight.

The absolute best ’80s songs
Music The absolute best ’80s songs

Grab your Walkman, turn up the treble and get ready to celebrate pop’s golden era with these best ’80s songs

Eight ways to tell a real New Yorker from a fake New Yorker
News Eight ways to tell a real New Yorker from a fake New Yorker

NYC is a city of transplants, interns and tourists with a few born-and-bred New Yorkers mixed into the bunch

The 101 best things to do in NYC for locals and tourists
Things to do The 101 best things to do in NYC for locals and tourists

Experience the absolute best things to do in NYC with this epic guide to essential eats, drinks, culture, gigs and more

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The 29 best things to do in Austin
Things to do The 29 best things to do in Austin

From hiking and swimming to picnicking and drinking, the best things to do in Austin are outside.  

The 50 best things to do in Boston
Things to do The 50 best things to do in Boston

Enjoy top-notch eats and engaging cultural offerings at world-class museums.

The 59 best things to do in Chicago
Things to do The 59 best things to do in Chicago

Experience the best of the city with our guide to the top things to do in Chicago.

The 20 best things to do in Dallas
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Dallas

Consider this your ultimate guide to the best things to do in Dallas, from horseriding to bar crawling.

The 20 best things to do in Fort Lauderdale
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Expansion and change are on the way, and by the time you finish experiencing all of the following things to do here, we’ll likely be working on the next list.

The 23 best things to do in Key West
Things to do The 23 best things to do in Key West

Keep in mind that the island city is closer to Cuba than it is to any single Walmart. 

The 31 best things to do in Las Vegas
Things to do The 31 best things to do in Las Vegas

Vegas has professional hockey, destination-worthy art, e-sports temples and magic mountains in addition to the casinos, buffets and shows that you're used to.

The 37 best things to do in Los Angeles
Things to do The 37 best things to do in Los Angeles

Your essential guide to the best things to do in Los Angeles, from stair hikes to welding workshops and more.

The 25 best things to do in Maui
Things to do The 25 best things to do in Maui

Awesome beaches, hikes, road trips, snorkeling expeditions, sailing adventures and more.

The 23 best things to do in Miami
Things to do The 23 best things to do in Miami

These are the most unmissable things to do in Miami, featuring must-see art, nightlife hot spots and can’t-miss restaurants.

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