May 28, 2010

Luna Park Revisited

The History Project's FREE public exhibition center under the Cyclone Roller Coaster will be open from 1-6 pm on Saturday, May 29 through Monday, May 31, and subsequent weekends through Labor Day. More Info 

Memorial Day Weekend Party!

The Beach Party
 Victor Franco along with: Sted-E & Hybrid Heights 
Opening Set By Artan Telqiu

Water Taxi Beach
2 Borden Ave, Long Island City, Queens Ny

7 Train: [Vernon Blvd/Jackson Ave]
G Train: [Use the 21st Stop].
E/V Train: [23rd St/Ely Ave]
 2pm to 2am -  Free before 6pm $5 After 21+ With Valid ID A Must

May 26, 2010

Whitney Biennial: Open All Day and Night

Whitney Museum of American Art says:
From Wednesday, May 26 at 12 am through Friday, May 28 at 11:59 pm, the Whitney Museum will remain open for three consecutive days as part of 2010 artist Michael Asher’s Biennial project.  

Admission is pay-what-you-wish at the following times:

From 12 am to 9 am on Wed, May 26

From 11 pm on Wed, May 26
to 9 am on Thurs, May 27

From 11 pm on Thurs, May 27
to 9 am on Fri, May 28

From 6 pm to 11:59 pm on Fri, May 28

Regular admission prices are in effect for all other hours.

NY Book Week

BookExpo America (BEA) is proud to introduce the all-new New York Book Week taking place during the week of BEA. New York Book Week will include public "main stage" author programs at venues such as Times Talks, the 92nd Street Y, and the main branches of the New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library, as well as smaller events at other libraries in the NYPL system and chain and independent bookstores throughout New York City and its boroughs

Fleet Week 2010 in New York City

In a city home to hundreds of major annual events, this sensational tradition since 1984 continues to be one of the best. Don’t miss this chance to learn all about it firsthand. In 2010, as always, the strong majority of the ships will dock at the Stapleton waterfront at Staten Island, but the most popular tour ship will again dock at the New York Passenger Ship Terminal. The USS Iwo Jima, Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, is a returning guest of Fleet Week and always a crowd favorite
See all the Ships @ Fleet Week

Major public events at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum include:
* Broadway Showcase, May 28 – including performances by the casts of Memphis, Promises Promises, American Idiot, and The Adams Family
* Intrepid Summer Movie Series “Kick-Off”, May 28 – the movie is “Top Gun”
*Wicked, May 29 – catch a special performance of the massive Broadway hit
*Tug of War, May 29 – the annual contest continues
*Memorial Day Ceremony, May 31 – a reverent and dazzling memorial celebration co-hosted by the museum and military
Event Schedule @ The Intrepid

Everything Fleet Week 2010 

May 24, 2010

BUST Spring Craftacular

The BUST Spring Craftacular was this past weekend and it was lots of fun. There were about 50 crafty vendors with goods ranging from jewelry to handmade posters. As 3 of the first 250 shoppers, we each received free sturdy goodie bags, filled with stickers, buttons, t-shirts, food, and more! There was also free samples to try and free coffee as well as a live DJ (pictured left). Lots of great gift ideas and cool things to see. If you didn't make it, you missed out on a lots of freebies and good fun. There's always the Winter Craftacular to look forward to!

May 21, 2010

Award-winning Films By...For...And About Women.

WHEN: Sun, May 23rd, 2010
PLACE: Brooklyn Arts Exchange, 421 5th Avenue (Between 7th & 8th St.) Park Slope, Brooklyn 11215
PRICE: Tickets are $20 online at 
or $30 cash at the door (one free raffle ticket is included in ticket purchase- additional raffle tickets available for $5 each)

LUNAFEST™- , the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities. All proceeds from Momasphere’s LUNAFEST will benefit the Breast Cancer Fund and the BAX Artist in Residence program. To date, LUNAFEST, which is created and funded by LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women®, has raised over $470,000 for local women’s community nonprofit organizations and over $285,000 for the national Breast Cancer Fund. In addition to fabulous raffle prizes, attendees will receive goodie bags chock-full of great products courtesy of awesome sponsors.

Lawn Party @Lincoln Center

Today, Friday May 21st, from 12pm-3pm, Lincoln Center is hosting a community party, free for all to come mingle, have a picnic, and check out what’s new. There will be:
  • Ticket and picnic giveaways every twenty minutes, including events from Lincoln Center Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival, Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Lincoln Center Theater, New York Philharmonic, Film Society at Lincoln Center, and New York City Ballet
  • FREE gelato and lemonade courtesy of Arpeggio Outdoors by Restaurant Associates
  • Brand new public spaces to explore, including the renovated Columbus Avenue Stairs and the new Benenson Grove at 62nd Street
This is all taking place on the Illumination Lawn, a new public gathering space that’s the perfect spot for an outdoor urban picnic, with a beautiful view of the reflecting pool, the Barclays Capital Grove, and the whole Lincoln Center campus.

Illumination Lawn
Lincoln Center Plaza, to the right of the Metropolitan Opera House

May 15, 2010

Spring Concert: French Cookin' Blues Band

Where: Riverside Park 116th Street Overlook (on the lower level of the Park)
When: 02:00 PM– on Sunday, May 16, 2010
What: Join Riverside Park Fund for this free concert with talent from the French Cookin’ Blues Band. Leader, David “Doc” French. This well-known band donates its services & plays authentic American Blues from the Delta to New York to Texas and Louisiana.
New York Weather Hotline 866-560-7669

Kayaking on the Hudson

Where: Riverside Park South
When: 10:00 AM05:00 PM on Sunday, May 16, 2010
Join the Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River first hand. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim.
Riverside Park South is located on the Hudson River between 59th and 72nd Streets. This event is FREE. Weather Permitting.
New York Weather Hotline 866-560-7669

AIDS Walk New York

Where: Enter at 59th and 5th Avenue
When: 9:00 AM3:00 PM on Sunday, May 16, 2010

Since 1986, AIDS Walk New York has raised more than $105 million for HIV programs and services in the tri-state area, and has grown into the largest AIDS fundraising event in the world.
In 2009 alone, 45,000 participants, many of whom were members of 2,880 corporate and community teams, raised a record sum of over $5.6 million for Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) and 50 other local AIDS service organizations.
Route Info:

May 14, 2010

The Total Franklin Street Immersion

Where: Franklin Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
When: 12 noon - 7pm Saturday May 15
What:  20 bars, shops, and restaurants along Franklin Street in Greenpoint to offer you serious deals, starting with beer courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery.
Stay for the after party from 6-8 at t.b.d, or come out especially for it (no card needed!). Their backyard grill will be fired up and we’ll be passing out free Robicelli’s cupcakes and pouring $3 pints of Brooklyn Brewery Summer Ale to celebrate three years of Brooklyn Based.

Theater for One T41

Where: Times Square, NYC
When: May 14th - May 23; 1-3pm, 4-6pm, 7-9pm
What: Theatre for One is a portable performing arts space for one performer and one audience member, that turns public events into private acts, making each performance a singularly intimate exchange.
Info here


Movie Review
For the first time since its debut in 1927, a two-hour-and-27-minute version of Fritz Lang's masterwork — a version that includes 25 minutes of previously lost footage — will be generally available.

Set in a machine-run city of the future where captains of industry live in towers and exploited workers dwell underground, "Metropolis" was the most expensive European film ever made, busting its budget on things like 310 shooting days and a reported 36,000 extras.

Kite Festival

What: In conjunction with “It’s My Park!,” a citywide celebration of green spaces across the five boroughs, this outdoor party encourages kids to inhale fresh air ) and get their kites soaring. If two fragile fliers collide, there’s no need to worry: “Doctors” at an on-site kite hospital will administer quick repairs. Terrestrial activities include arts-and-crafts projects, a karate demonstration and a performance by Time Out Kids fave AudraRox, and free face painting! The Kite Festival is a fundraiser for PS 123!
Where: McCarren Park. 900 Lorimer St bet Bedford and Driggs Aves, Greenpoint
When: Sat, May 15th@12pm.

May 11, 2010

Holy Shoe!

What: FREE Shoes every half hour
Where: @DSW Union Square
When:  May 11-13
How: Take the Union Square challenge!

Bicycle Builders Show off at the Museum of Arts & Design

The latest exhibition at the Museum Of Arts And Design (MAD), is called, Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle, and opens this Thursday. The twenty-one handbuilt bicycles exhibited sit squarely at the intersection of design, craft, and art, and include a range of contemporary designs: fixed-gear, road racing, cyclocross, mountain, and commuter bicycles, as well as the stripped-down radonneur, designed exclusively for long-distance racing.
Where: Museum of Arts & Design  |  2 Columbus Circle (between West 58th and West 59th streets)
When:  May 13 through August 15, 2010
Bicycle by Sacha White, Photo: James Dee

May 5, 2010

Craftermath Cinco de Mayo Mayhem!

What: “Craftermath presents an LES alternative to Cinco De Mayo mayhem in a hybrid boutique/bar! The Craftermath Creatives sell punk crafts & unusual art at a neighborhood treat-to-behold that features emerging designers & vintage goods. Our artwork is affordable, along w/the drinks. Happy Hour is a real deal plus they have a permanent $5 beer & whiskey combo. We’ll show a collage of films by a special guest filmmaker (TBA) on the gold-framed movie screen. Jessica Delfino will share a new song, perhaps on an uncommon instrument. This is a flower & fauna theme: we’ll have some wearable flowers in unusual mediums, and some tattoo-butterfly themed art.”
Where: The Dressing Room 75A Orchard St. (btw. Broome & Grand Sts.)
When: Wed, May 5th @ 7:00pm
Cost: Free

May 4, 2010

Queens Business Expo 2010

The Queens Chamber of Commerce presents The Queens Business Expo!
It will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2010 from 10am - 3pm at Citi Field.

100+ Exhibitors |Meet New Contacts
Cultivate New Business |Attract New Customers

Don't miss out! Last chance to register!

Call 718.898.8500 or for more details.

May 3, 2010


MAY 5, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

The Melting Pot restaurant of White Plains is pleased to invite you to join renowned author, health wellness columnist, and yoga instructor Kellye Davis for an evening of turning anxiety and stress into "bliss." Davis will discuss the latest version of her book, "The Bliss Principle - Easy Ways to Go from Stress to Peace", as well as provide useful techniques which instantly relieve tension and promote positive well-being. Talk and book signing event will be held at 7 pm in our main dining room. The tickets - which include a three course meal, fountain drinks and a copy of Davis' new book- are just $34.95 each!!  Visit for more information on the author.

$34.95 per person - includes a three course meal, soda and a copy of Davis' new book.
Space is limited for this event. Please call the restaurant to make reservations.

May 1, 2010

Mother's Day at the Melting Pot

MAY 9, 11 AM TO 8 PM

Make Mother's Day a Special Day with lunch or dinner at the Melting Pot. We'll be here from 11 am to 8 pm to pamper mom with an optional Mother's Day Special Menu. Enjoy a "Mom-osa"  or one of our other cocktails designed with Mom in mind. All moms will receive a special "thank you for being a mom" gift from the Melting Pot.
Celebrate Moms Day at the Melting Pot.