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NYC events in April 2017

Ahh, with all the great NYC events in April, how could you not enjoy spring in the city? Here are our picks this month.

Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

Let spring sweep you up in its lovely embrace by partaking in some of the best NYC events in April. Celebrate Easter in New York by enjoying a meal at one of the best brunch spots followed by picking up some sweets at one of the city’s most mouth-watering chocolate shops. Take advantage of checking out the best NYC parks, while all the flowers and trees are blooming. Speaking of greenery, there’s even something for outdoorsy Earth-lovers—Earth Day, duh!

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Featured events in April 2017

Easter events in New York

Easter Sunday: The day of pastels, egg rolling, and rabbity propaganda doesn’t seem very “cool New York” at first blush, but as with all things to do in spring, they’re as entertaining as you make them. You can gawk at the Easter Parade, seek out the best brunch NYC serves or use this as an excuse for some leisurely day-drinking at an outdoor bar.

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By: Tazi Phillips

Tribeca Film Festival

Robert De Niro and co.’s Tribeca Film Festival has long shown a spotlight on local indie features, documentaries, foreign films, the latest from big-name talent and the greatest from up-and-coming filmmakers. We’ve got your complete one-stop-shopping guide to this year’s festival: our personal must-see picks, showtimes, ticket info, a list of nearby bars and restaurants and oh-so-much more.

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By: Joshua Rothkopf

The Orchid Show in NYC

Not to be confused with the season’s other stupendous garden party, the Macy’s Flower Show, the New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show NYC exhibits thousands of species of beautiful blossoming orchids. Learn about the “Orchid Delirium” of the 19th century and view movie screenings and performances while enjoying the lush scents and sights of one of the best gardens in NYC.

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By: David Goldberg

The Macy’s Flower Show

The Macy’s Flower Show is an annual presentation of flower arrangements, bouquets and gardens in Macy’s Herald Square. This year’s theme is America the Beautiful, and the show will display native flora found across the country.

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By: Jillian Anthony

The Brooklyn Folk Festival

The Brooklyn Folk Festival, which has inhabited Kings County live-music venues like the Jalopy Theater and the Bell House in past years, returns to St. Ann’s Church for its ninth-annual iteration. With its cavernous ceilings, the capacious church nave of the historic Brooklyn Heights venue is a great place to hear acoustic music of any genre. Don’t be fooled by the fest’s name: The gathering brings together acts that deal in Americana and blues as well as global sounds from places like the Middle East and Guinea.

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By: Ro Samarth

Earth Day in NYC

Earth Day—it’s a bit like Mother’s Day, but for Mother Nature, although you don’t have to buy her a card. Celebrate and get outdoors at NYC parks, turn off the lights in your apartment, unplug your gadgets, and hit up these fun Earth Day events in New York City.

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By: Tazi Phillips

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Brian J
Brian J

I want April 2017, where can I find those dates?

Cmb P
Cmb P

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Mark W
Mark W

Every Saturday, and Friday April 29, at 10pm - 

the sold-out, all request, rock n roll party continues into its 6th year!

SHAKE RATTLE & ROLL Dueling Pianos - 

singalong, dance along, laugh along, drink along, ALL NIGHT LONG!

The Cellar @ 22 Warren St. NYC 10007

http://www.ShakeRattleRollPianos.com for tickets and info