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Guide to Gay Pride in NYC
LGBT Guide to Gay Pride in NYC

This year, the annual holiday includes WorldPride 2019 and the Stonewall 50th anniversary.

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.

Coney Island Mermaid Parade
Things to do Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Stock up on glitter and nautical attire: The Coney Island Mermaid Parade is back! 

The Mister Sunday guide
Nightlife The Mister Sunday guide

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

Midsummer Night Swing
Things to do Midsummer Night Swing

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

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Latest news

Chloe Coscarelli and Tom Colicchio's vegan pop-up Supernatural is back

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Chloe Coscarelli and Tom Colicchio's vegan pop-up Supernatural is back
This immersive outdoor jungle installation is coming to MoMA PS1 this summer

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This immersive outdoor jungle installation is coming to MoMA PS1 this summer
Turk's Inn midwest supper club is revived as Bushwick restaurant and music venue

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Turk's Inn midwest supper club is revived as Bushwick restaurant and music venue
Dominique Ansel Bakery launches desserts that look like NYC coffee cups

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Dominique Ansel Bakery launches desserts that look like NYC coffee cups
Book the ultimate 4th of July party with a killer view of the fireworks

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Book the ultimate 4th of July party with a killer view of the fireworks
Italy’s famed sandwich shop All’Antico Vinaio opens pop-up in New York City

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Italy’s famed sandwich shop All’Antico Vinaio opens pop-up in New York City
Lazarus Lynch, author of Son of a Southern Chef, shares favorite NYC spots

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Lazarus Lynch, author of Son of a Southern Chef, shares favorite NYC spots
Krispy Kreme is opening a 24-hour flagship store in NYC

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Krispy Kreme is opening a 24-hour flagship store in NYC
The Overlook Film Festival raises its game with each well-planned scare

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The Overlook Film Festival raises its game with each well-planned scare
This gorgeous rainbow pool is open on Roosevelt Island for the summer

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This gorgeous rainbow pool is open on Roosevelt Island for the summer
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Win four VIP tickets to Pride Island
Things to do Win four VIP tickets to Pride Island

Nab four VIP tickets to Pride Island—the multi-day music event headlined by Grace Jones, featuring Madonna, Teyana Taylor, Pabllo Vittar and more. 

Win the ultimate bowling party for you and your friends
Things to do Win the ultimate bowling party for you and your friends

Your chance to spend $250 on a night out, thanks to Bowlero

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. 

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

The Ferryman
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The Ferryman

The Ferryman is a tremendously noisy play about silence and its price

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

Time Out’s Table for Two
Time Out’s Table for Two

Save 50% at our favorite restaurants

King Kong
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King Kong

The musical version of Hollywood's most famous ape-meets-girl story finally arrives in NYC

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.

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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

Whether you favor beer bars or serious cocktail bars; a beer-and-shot special or a transporting glass of wine, NYC has a game-changing bar to slake your thirst. To narrow down the endless options, we’ve compiled this list of the 50 best bars in NYC right now. From hot new barrooms to tried-and-true staples in every neighborhood, these are the kind of places that beg you to stick around for another round. And if you are looking for more of the best, here are the best restaurants in NYC. Drank somewhere on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDrinkList. You can also find out more about how Time Out makes recommendations and reviews bars here.

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 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 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 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

The best museums in NYC
Museums The best museums in NYC

Our essential list includes exhibitions at museums across all the boroughs

The best hotels in NYC
Hotels The best hotels in NYC

From glam boutique hotels to dazzling luxury properties, these are the best hotels

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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 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.

The 30 best things to do in Miami
Things to do The 30 best things to do in Miami

These are the 30 best things to do in Miami, featuring must-see art, nightlife hot spots and can’t-miss restaurants.

The 41 best things to do in San Francisco
Things to do The 41 best things to do in San Francisco

There are tons of amazing things to do in San Francisco, but we took on the seemingly impossible task of narrowing down the city's endless offerings to a tidy list of essentials. 

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

Numerous Boston attractions and activities can lay claim as the best things to do in Boston; options run the gamut from top-notch eats at Boston’s best restaurants and cool treats at the best ice cream shops to engaging cultural offerings at world-class Boston museums.

The 15 best things to do in Virginia
Things to do The 15 best things to do in Virginia

With valley hikes, decent beaches and a glut of fresh seafood, Virginia makes a strong case for a visit.

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