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Things to do in New York this Saturday

The best things to do in New York this Saturday include amazing shows and parties to keep you going all day and night

Photograph: Filip Wolak

It’s the weekend, you’re in the greatest city in the world, and its time to get wild—but what are the best things to do in NYC this Saturday exactly? We’ll tell you! Hit up some of the best New York attractions and events, and be sure to fit in a disco nap for our picks of the best parties in NYC. Strapped for cash? Fear not! We’ve picked out some of the city’s top free things to do so that you’re not broke by Sunday.

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Movies to see this Saturday

Lean on Pete

4 out of 5 stars

It's a gentle, tender story of a young boy in trouble who finds comfort in an unwanted racehorse

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Love, Simon

4 out of 5 stars

Sensitive and sharp, it’s the high-school drama you wish had been around decades ago

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The Death of Stalin

5 out of 5 stars

Spreading out a feast of verbal backbiting, writer-director Armando Iannucci trades Veep’s Beltway barbs for Soviet power grabs

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Thoroughbreds

4 out of 5 stars

A film about extremely wealthy Connecticut teens with bad impulses, this comedy has a steely sheen

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Black Panther

4 out of 5 stars

Surprising at every turn, Marvel’s new spinoff throws shade at the white-bread business of blockbustering

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Annihilation

4 out of 5 stars

Natalie Portman squares off against an alien presence in a rare example of Hollywood sci-fi-horror thoughtfulness

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Loveless

4 out of 5 stars

A 12-year-old boy disappears in this unsettling and compelling Russian drama by Leviathan director Andrey Zvyagintsev

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Paddington 2

5 out of 5 stars

This bearish sequel will leave you with a heart so warmed, you could trek across the Antarctic in shorts.

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Looking for the perfect brunch?

The best brunch in NYC

Consult our comprehensive guide to the best brunch NYC has to offer and enjoy the perfect late breakfast this weekend

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By: Christina Izzo

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DaveGardner

Any Titanic enthusiasts will want to know that I have Titanic walking tours and you can commemorate the anniversary of the sinking

Saturday April 8th at 10:00 AM 

Titanic walking tour in Manhattan.  

https://www.facebook.com/TitanicinNewYorkWalkingTourwithDaveGardner?ref=bookmarks

Meet at the corner of Astor Place at Lafayette St. by the Walgreens. 



Saturday April 8th at 2:00 PM

Titanic cemetery tour in the Bronx. 

https://boroughsofthedead.com/titanic-graves-woodlawn-cemetery/

Meet in front of the cemetery’s Jerome Avenue entrance by the 4 subway stop.


Mark W

Every Saturday night, 10pm, you can check out SHAKE RATTLE & ROLL Dueling Pianos -  NYC's BEST all request, Dueling Pianos show!  Now in it's SIXTH sold out year, and our BRAND NEW HOME!   The Pennsy @ 2 Pennsylvania Plaza (7th Ave & 33rd St.), NYC 10121


It's an all request rock n roll party where YOU pick the playlist - from Billy Joel to Bon Jovi to Britney Spears - two of the East Coast's top entertainers play your favorites in a singalong, laugh-along, drink-along, dance-along good time!


Fun for birthdays, bachelorettes, and groups of 2, 20 or 200! http://www.ShakeRattleRollPianos.com for tickets.

Evie M

Charcuterie Masters , Queens. Saturday February 27

Danny S

Southside Johnny n The Asbury Jukes...B.B,KINGS You Gotta Catch em Before SSJonny Drops!! lol

Santa C

Don't want to wait in line to see SANTA? SANTA SATURDAYS at the Omni Berkshire Place at 12 East 52nd St. are in full swing from 9-6  every Saturday until 12/20. A real beard Santa this SANTA will pose for as many pictures as you would like and will answer any child's questions and accept lists.

mirian c

If you are a classical music lover and a lover of legendary Pianists, please attend AGUSTIN ANIEVAS in his only NYC appearance this Saturday April 4th, at 5 PM at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street. TICKETS only at $5, presented by 5 @ 5 at DiMenna.  for more info: http://www.mirianconti.com/5--5-at-dimenna.html

No reservations needed, general admission, all tickets $5!!! where in NYC will you find great music with great artists for $5?

MS

This Saturday is also the pop-up market from The Seed : MARKET.

They have 50 vendors (food, drink, beauty and craft), cooking demonstrations, keynote presentation and morning yoga session. Everything is free! Also, the famous food truck The Cinnamon Snail will be having their last day on NYC streets.
Details here: http://theseedexperience.com/the-seed-market-february-28th-2015/

Chris F

What about the Belmont Stakes? The world will be watching to see if the 1st Triple Crown winner will happen since 1978 and only the 12th in 130 years!!!