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Smorgasburg
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Smorgasburg

Everything you need to know about visiting Smorgasburg.

Shakespeare in the Park
Theater Shakespeare in the Park

Every summer, the Public Theater produces a beloved NYC democratic tradition: Shakespeare in the Park. 

SummerStage 2019 guide
Music SummerStage 2019 guide

For New York music fans, SummerStage is always one of the highlights of the summer-concerts calendar.

All of Rooftop Cinema Club’s screenings
Movies All of Rooftop Cinema Club’s screenings

Time Out is proud to announce RCC's summer screenings

The Mister Sunday guide
Nightlife The Mister Sunday guide

The sun is finally out and teasing you to get out and have some fun! 

First Saturdays
First Saturdays

Free art and partying at this cultural center each month

Midsummer Night Swing
Things to do Midsummer Night Swing

Midsummer Night Swing brings together the best of music and things to do outside. 

Labor Day NYC 2019 guide
Things to do Labor Day NYC 2019 guide

Labor Day in NYC is considered the last hurrah of summer

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10 things you absolutely have to do in NYC before summer ends

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10 things you absolutely have to do in NYC before summer ends
10 top NYC restaurants secretly serving to-go ice cream this summer

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10 top NYC restaurants secretly serving to-go ice cream this summer
Celebrate National Honey Bee Day this Saturday with these buzzworthy events

Celebrate National Honey Bee Day this Saturday with these buzzworthy events
Vote for the coolest neighborhood in New York City!

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Vote for the coolest neighborhood in New York City!
Free Fridays at the New York Philharmonic are back!

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Free Fridays at the New York Philharmonic are back!
Emmy Squared will offer free pizza delivery to Jacob Riis beach this Saturday only

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Emmy Squared will offer free pizza delivery to Jacob Riis beach this Saturday only
See a dazzling Sturgeon Moon in NYC this week

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See a dazzling Sturgeon Moon in NYC this week
This new immersive installation promises a trip to another dimension

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This new immersive installation promises a trip to another dimension
Where to see the Perseid meteor shower tonight in NYC

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Where to see the Perseid meteor shower tonight in NYC
Veggie Castle is returning to Brooklyn with a new vegan restaurant

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Veggie Castle is returning to Brooklyn with a new vegan restaurant
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Win tickets to New York City Wine & Food Festival
Win tickets to New York City Wine & Food Festival

Win two tickets to Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One.

Win a beachfront vacation in Miami
Win a beachfront vacation in Miami

Enter for a chance to win a two-night stay at Nautilus by Arlo. 

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

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

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

Elton John
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Elton John

With the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, Sir Elton is saying a final goodbye to the touring life

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

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Time Out’s Table for Two

Save 50% at our favorite restaurants

Frozen
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Frozen

Don’t let this one pass you by

Mean Girls
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Mean Girls

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

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The best of New York

The 100 best restaurants in NYC you can’t miss
Restaurants The 100 best restaurants in NYC you can’t miss

Our rankings for the best restaurants in NYC, including classics, under-the-radar gems, buzzy newbies and more

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 museum exhibitions in NYC right now
Museums The best museum exhibitions in NYC right now

NYC’s vast array of museums cover every field of culture and knowledge. 

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

Every season brings new Broadway musicals, plays and revivals, some of which go on to glory at the Tony Awards. 

The best indoor activities in NYC
Things to do The best indoor activities in NYC

Our list of incredible indoor activities in NYC prove that the weather doesn’t need to be sunny for you to have a good time.

Sports experiences you need to try
Sports experiences you need to try

From catching a Yankees game to playing third base in Central Park, 26 ways to have a ball in NYC

The best karaoke songs ever
Music The best karaoke songs ever

Take on one of the best karaoke songs next time you feel like belting out a classic tune or singing a love songs

The best comedy shows in NYC
Comedy The best comedy shows in NYC

Here you’ll find everything from long-running improv shows and one-off special performances to free shows.

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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 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 20 best things to do in New Orleans
Things to do The 20 best things to do in New Orleans

Get ready to dance in the streets, hit antique shops and walk through the French Quarter.

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 26 best things to do in Toronto
Things to do The 26 best things to do in Toronto

A vibrant art scene, craft bars and a restaurant scene equivalent to a gastro trip around the world. 

The 21 best things to do in Atlanta
Things to do The 21 best things to do in Atlanta

Georgia’s capital and its largest city boasts historic sites like Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthplace.

The 24 best things to do in Kansas City
Things to do The 24 best things to do in Kansas City

This friendly Midwestern town is a hub of the best in the arts, culture and a budding food scene.

The 101 best things to do in New York City
Things to do The 101 best things to do in New York City

Experience the best things to do in NYC using this epic insider’s guide to restaurants, bars, clubs, museums and more

The 31 best things to do in Los Angeles
Things to do The 31 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 31 best things to do in Chicago
Things to do The 31 best things to do in Chicago

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

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