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The three best things to do in New York today

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Jillian Anthony

Get spotted at the Gossip Girl party
For six seasons, the CW's Gossip Girl presented a bizarro-world look at teenage life on the Upper East Side. Relive your favorite limo sex scenes and masquerade ball moments over drinking games, trivia and a rewatch of classic episodes—and dress up! XOXO...
Videology, 308 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, 9pm, $5 

Celebrate the last weekend of summer at the Coney Island Film Festival
Each year, the Coney Island Film Festival presents a lineup of quirky shorts and features, depicting—but not limited to—mermaids, sideshow artists, and current and former amusement-park rides. Tonight, catch opening screenings (7:30pm, $8) of Birthday and Us, Naked: Trixie & Monkey, and head to the opening night party (9:30pm, $25) with an open bar and burlesque performances.
Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn

Get in on the Mp3 experiment
Download an Mp4 file, DO NOT listen to it, head to Prospect Park, and get ready for Improv Everywhere's gigantic Mp3 experiment, where hundreds of people listen to an audio file at the exact same time and see what unfolds! You'll be told to do all sorts of fun and silly things, so make sure you bring all the right items, and get ready for an interactive eve of mystery. 
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 7:06pm exactly on atomic time, free

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