September 30, 2011


What: The 37th Annual Atlantic Antic Is An Event Not To Be Missed! On This Beautiful Autumn Day In Brooklyn, The Atlantic Antic Will Bring Together One Million People To Atlantic Avenue To Celebrate The Longstanding Tradition Of Food, Festivities, And Fun!

Comprised Of Local And National Vendors Intertwined With Trendy Restaurants And Boutiques, The Atlantic Antic Features Live Music Stages That Showcase Free Performances From Various Cultural Genres. Families Enjoy Pony Rides, Storytelling, And Face Painting On An Entire Block Dedicated Solely To Kid-Friendly Activities. Best Known For Its Eclectic Delicacies, The Antic Highlights An Array Of Food From Around The World Including Street Fair Favorites Like Funnel Cake, Sausage Sandwiches, And Roasted Corn!

When: Sunday, October 2, 2011 12:00pm To 6:00pm Rain Or Shine
Where: Atlantic Avenue: Hicks Street To Fourth Avenue

September 27, 2011

The Shop Forest Hills Fall Festival

WHAT: The Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce Invites you to come to Forest Hills and Shop & Dine! There's Parking Available! Ask your Participating Forest Hills Merchant about Discount Parking Coupons Where You See This Sign!

WHEN: October 2, 2011 - 12-6PM

WHERE: Austin Street between 69th Road & 72nd Rd. 

More Info>>

Bobby Sanabria Big Band

What: Multiple Grammy nominated Bobby Sanabria Big Band with special guest NEA Jazz master Candido returns to York College! It doesn't get any better than this! Sanabria - drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, recording artist, producer, filmmaker, conductor, educator, multi-cultural warrior and multiple Grammy nominee – has performed with a veritable Who's Who in the world of jazz and Latin music, as well as with his own critically acclaimed ensembles. His diverse recording and performing experience includes work with such legendary figures as Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Paquito D'Rivera, Charles McPherson, Mongo Santamaría, Ray Barretto, Marco Rizo, Arturo Sandoval, Roswell Rudd, Chico O'Farrill, Candido, Yomo Toro, Francisco Aguabella, Larry Harlow, Henry Threadgill, and the Godfather of Afro-Cuban Jazz, Mario Bauzá. For additional information, contact 718-262-2559.
When: Saturday, October 1st - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: York College Performing Arts Center - 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard (between Liberty and Archer Avenues)
How Much: $20 ($10 Students and Seniors)

September 26, 2011

Author Event - Alton Brown

The Food Network star returns for the latest companion book to his cult series 'Good Eats', Good Eats 3: The Later Years.
Friday September 30, 2011 7:00 PM

Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, 212-253-0810

Special Instructions
Event space opens at 5:00 pm. Please do not arrive for this event prior to 5:00 pm. Priority seating available with purchase of Good Eats 3. Standby customers who do not wish to purchase the book will be seated at management's discretion as space allows.

September 25, 2011

Queens Restaurant Week Pt 2

What: With more than 2.3 million residents, about half of whom were born in a foreign country, it's no surprise that Queens has an extensive, diverse array of top-quality but affordable restaurants. 

Restaurants will offer special 3-course prix fixe menus for only $25*. Participating restaurants offer lunch, dinner, or both at their discretion. See individual restaurants for details. Some restaurants may require reservation. Please check back soon for updates.
*Tax and gratuity not included.

When: September 26th-29th, 2011

Lady Doves Masquerade Ball in Winter Wonderland

What: The Lady Doves Enrichment Organization is pleased to present A Masquerade Ball in Winter Wonderland. Plan to attend what promises to be a spectacular event. For additional information, visit, or contact Lady Doves at
When: Saturday, December 10th - 8:00 pm to 2:00 am
Where: Dante Caterers - 7507 31 Avenue, East Elmhurst
How Much: $65 + A Toy Donation ($55 If Purchased Before 9/30/11)

September 24, 2011

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

What: Make your plans now to spend Sunday with Broadway Cares and thousands of other theatre fans in Times Square and along West 44th Street for those one-of-a-kind keepsakes. This not-to-be-missed event for any serious Broadway theatergoer has been called one of the "Best Once-a-Year Markets" in New York City.

From photos with your favorite Broadway star to buying that lost cast recording, signed show posters and Playbills, rare costume sketches or special gift for a theatre-lover you can't find anywhere - this year's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction promises to offer something for everyone.

When: Sunday Sept. 25, 10am-7pm
Where: Times Square & West 44th Street, NYC
Cost: Free and open to the public

DUMBO Arts Festival

What: Each year the DUMBO Arts Festival seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.

Art revelers can enjoy: visiting artists in their studios or making murals on the street; musicians, dancers, poets, performance and circus artists throughout the neighborhood, on street corners, sidewalk stages and in the park; communing with instrument makers in workshops; hearing from tech gurus about the latest advances; and joining walking tours to hear city historians share little-known stories of the neighborhood.

When: Saturday, September 24th and Sunday, September 25th; Saturday 12pm to 8pm, Sunday 12pm to 6pm

Where:  Brooklyn between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, including the Waterfront. More Info>>

Flushing Flea Market

What: Fall Flea Market will have a variety of goods to buy, including, jewelry, arts, crafts, clothing, and more. Proceeds will go to the Flushing House Activities Fund and benefit the elderly residents who live there.
Where: Flushing House, Large Game Room, ground floor: 38-20 Bowne St. (718) 762-3198
When: Saturday Sept. 24 10am-4pm

September 23, 2011

Bowery Ballroom Presents

Who: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. : Together, Detroit musicians Daniel Zott and Josh Epstein are Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. With their debut Horse Power EP, the two melded brilliantly the sounds of Motown and the bleeps and bloops of drum machines and samplers.
People Get Ready: People Get Ready's addictive, mantra-like melodies play to your senses, sometimes repeating until you’re entirely lost in the moment, heart pounding and body swaying.
Jump Into The Gospel: Playing packed clubs and churning out lo-fi anthems that are equipped with vicious synth leads, turbulent vocals, and indelible hooks, Jump into the Gospel has been preaching with certainty that fragmented pop, rock, dance, and electro mix better than a DJ switching from wine to whiskey.
When: Saturday Sept. 24 | Doors 8:30pm; Show 9:30pm
Cost: $15 | ages 18+

art crawl

What: The International Association of Mobile Digital Artists has their annual festival, MobileArtCon.  
So you might’ve heard–MobileArtCon 2011 is ‘ON THE MOVE‘.  And we’re taking that to heart this year, showing just how MOBILE creativity can be when you have such a low-maintenance, lightweight and efficient art-making tool.

In addition to a 2-Day artist retreat at NYU ITP (October 1 & 2), we’re inviting artists (of all backgrounds and genres) to join us for some plein-air drawing, painting, photography, film and whatever else strikes your fancy at three super-inspiring locations in NYC.

Not a mobile digital artist? Well, that’s okay too.  “Analog” artists are welcome to join us too!

When: September 30, 2011, 12pm – 5pm
Where: 3 Stops on our journey. Note a slight change in our itinerary–as we’ll be ending our ArtCrawl at last year’s Lolita Bar! (Hey, we’re sentimental!)
RSVP for this year’s ArtCrawl.

Health Fair & Blood Drive

What: Community health fair and blood drive, sponsored by Woman-to-Woman, Inc., a community service organization of the Macedonia A.M.E church and NYHQ. Free health screenings, workshops on diabetes care and prevention, long term health care planning and HIV/AIDS testing. Eligible blood drive donors will receive a free pair of NY METS tickets. The NYC Fire Dept. will be providing  their fire prevention mobile unit, "The Experience". Open to the public.
Where: Macedonia A.M.E. Church Community Center: 37-22 Union St., Flushing
When: Saturday Sept. 24 10am - 3pm

September 22, 2011

Neighborhood Concert

What: American soprano Karen Vuong is a rising star in the world of opera, her sparkling voice noted for its marvelous articulation and lilting, creamy tone. Canadian pianist Carrie-Ann Matheson is an assistant conductor at the Metropolitan Opera and has worked with renowned conductors James Levine, Daniel Barenboim, and James Conlon.
When: Saturday, Oct 1, 2011  @5 PM
Where: Advent Lutheran Church |  2504 Broadway at 93rd Street New York, NY 10025
Cost: FREE

September 21, 2011

Manhattan Brass

What: Manhattan Brass is busting at the seams with personality and talent. These fun-loving musicians have a blast playing together and want you to join in the good times! Known for their innovative programming, they fearlessly tear into all types of music, from swinging jazz to intricate Baroque and edgy new classical works.
When: Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 @ 3 PM
Where: Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center, KCC  |  Kingsborough Community College | 2001 Oriental Boulevard Brooklyn, NY 11235
Cost: FREE

Meet Betsey Johnson

What: Betsey Johnson will be launching her new line of fashion watches today. Come early and you will receive a free autographed photo of Betsey and a tote bag. You can also score an exclusive thank you gift from Betsey (while supplies last) with any watch purchase.
Where: Macy's Herald Square, Main Fl.
When: Wed. Sept. 21 @5:30 pm

September 20, 2011

RAW Artshow

What: Natural born artists is an independent arts organization that hand-selects and spotlights independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair & makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art.

RAW's mission is to provide up-and-coming artists of all creative realms with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity so that they might be seen, heard and loved. RAW educates, connects and exposes emerging artists in 22 artistic communities nationwide through monthly showcase events. Join us in celebrating the work of these artists.

Where: La Pomme | 37 West 26th Street | New York City, NY 10010-1025 
21+ event. Cocktail attire. Tickets are $10 via presale.

September 19, 2011

Radiohead comes to NYC

What: Radiohead will be playing two shows in NYC later this month.
When: September 28th and 29th and will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. ET on September 26th. There will be a strict two-tickets-per-household limit, and no paper tickets will be distributed prior to the event.
Where: Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan

While Radiohead are in New York, they will also perform on the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" on September 24th and film a special hour-long episode of the "Colbert Report", in which the band will be interviewed and play multiple songs.

Author Event - Tyra

The international entertainment and media icon talks about her new young adult fantasy novel Modelland.
Wednesday September 21, 2011 7:00 PM

Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, 212-253-0810

Special Instructions
Event space opens at 5:00 pm. Please do not arrive for this event prior to 5:00 pm. Priority seating available with purchase of Modelland. Standby customers who do not wish to purchase the book will be seated at management's discretion as space allows.

September 18, 2011

National Estuaries Day

What: Little Neck Bay Festival - Help us celebrate our estuaries by enjoying a beautiful afternoon with APEC and other community groups, games, crafts, canoe rides, and more.
When: Saturday Sept. 24, 2011 11am-3pm
Where: Little Neck Bay to Springfield Boulevard, Union Turnpike Queens

September 17, 2011

The Brooklyn Book Festival

What: The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City presenting an array of literary stars and emerging authors who represent the exciting world of literature today. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart, diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages. 
Where: The Brooklyn Bookend Events are literary themed events taking place across Brooklyn in clubs, parks, bookstores, theatres and libraries. The Bookend Events kick-off a long literary weekend with film screenings, parties, children’s theatre, literary games, and author appearances.
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza: 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201
When: Sunday Sept. 18 10am-6pm


What: Enjoy getting lost in 3 acres of an interactive corn maze. The adventure begins
with a stalk talk to prepare you for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles

and making your way out of the maze.
When: Sept. 17 11:30am-4pm
Where: Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway Floral Park, New York 11004-1129 | (718) 347-3276
ADMISSION:  ADULTS $9.00 |  CHILDREN ages 4-11  $5.00 | ages 3 and under Free

Group Rates available for groups of 10 or more
$1 OFF admission coupon can be found in this weeks edition of the Queens Tribune newspaper.

Fall Flowers of Japan

What: The largest botanical garden in any U.S. city -- featuring 250 acres of lush natural delights and magnificent historical architecture -- honors harvest-time in Japan with an exhibition of that country's most magnificent fall-flowering plants. 

The featured plants will change during the course of the exhibition, which begins by showcasing Japanese maples and toad lilies amid sweeps of ferns and ornamental grasses, and then continues with camellias and anemones. The last two weeks will feature displays of kiku, or chrysanthemum, the official flower of Japan. These chrysanthemums are trained to grow in a mesmerizing variety of shapes and styles.  

Throughout the celebration guests can enjoy traditional dance and music performances on the weekends. Bring the entire family and enjoy an all-garden pass with access to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Everett Children's Adventure Garden, tram tour, Rock Garden and more. 

Where: The New York Botanical Garden (2900 Southern Blvd Bronx, NY 10458
When: Sunday Sept. 18- Oct. 30 10am-6pm
Adults: $20
Students/Seniors: $18
Children 2–12: $8
Children under 2: Free
Members: Free 


Eid Concert and Bengali Fashion Show Expo 2011

What: Join the Bengali celebration of EID with popular music and fashions through the ages from the times of the Mughal Empire to the present. There will also be a special guest appearance by the winner of the Hillside Honda Star Search 2010, Khairul Alam Sabuj.
When: Saturday, September 17th - 2:00 pm
Where: Queensborough Public Library - Central Branch - 89-11 Merrick Boulevard (between Jamaica and Hillside Avenues)
How Much: Free

Queensborough Public Library Discovery Day Street Fair

What: We invite our community to celebrate with us as we explore the wonders of science. Check out Queens Library’s brand-new Children’s Library Discovery Center at our exciting street fair! Dazzle your senses, amaze your mind, and play with possibilities. There will be activities for all ages. Come play with us!
When: Saturday, September 17th - 11:00 am
Where: Queensborough Public Library - Central Branch - 89-11 Merrick Boulevard (between Jamaica and Hillside Avenues)
How Much: Free

French Institute Alliance Française presents Crossing the Line 2011

What: The fifth edition of Crossing the Line presents diverse and dynamic work from significant artists who are revolutionizing artistic practices on both sides of the Atlantic.

Highlights include:
• Free Festival Opening this Sat, Sept 17 with commissioned installations, site-specific performances, a free downloadable audio-guided walk along Museum Mile from Soundwalk, The Spermbar happening, and more!

• Xavier Le Roy's acclaimed More Mouvements für Lachenmann on Mon, Sept 19

• Lecture/Performance series featuring Xavier Le Roy's Product of Circumstances, Jos Houben's The Art of Laughter, a new commissioned work from Ralph Lemon, and Gérald Kurdian's 1999

• Works by Kimberly Bartosik at Danspace Project, Rachid Ouramdane at New York Live Arts, Cuqui Jerez at PS 122, and Faustin Linyekula at The Kitchen

• Installations by Sophie Calle, Amélie Chabannes, and Nick van Woert

Festival tip: The Crossing the Line Discovery Pass includes a ticket to Xavier Le Roy's More Mouvements für Lachenmann and Jos Houben's The Art of Laughter plus a 6-month FIAF Membership for only $20! Website

When: Sept 17–Oct 16

September 14, 2011

Free Admission & Free Art

What: Free Admission: On view in the newly renovated exhibition galleries, Will Barnet at 100, a retrospective of Barnet’s figurative and abstract paintings and prints and An American Collection, exhibitions from the permanent collection including great artists’ portraits from the 19-20th century, American post-war architecture, contemporary art and works by our National Academicians then and now.

Free Art Classes: Led by an outstanding faculty of professional artists and art educators, we are offering free art classes during the reopening weekend, Fri-Sun from noon to 5:00 PM. Bring out the artist in you and join our drawing, painting and printing sessions. Learn how to copy and recreate an old masterpiece, sketch from a live model or still life tableau. Enjoy art, make art. For artists of all ages.

Space for the classes is limited and will be offered on a first-come basis.

When: Fri-Sun, Sept 16-18, 11AM-6PM

Where: National Academy Museum & School: 1083 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street) New York, NY 10128

September 13, 2011

Batman and Robin #1 Signing

What: This is the first of three signings to celebrate the New DC 52! Join us as we welcome writer Peter J. Tomasi who will be signing copies of his all new DC book BATMAN and ROBIN #1.

Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Battling evil with his son, Damian, at his side, Batman now realizes that the hardest part of the job may be trying to work together! As Batman and Robin try to adjust to their new partnership, a figure emerges from Bruce Wayne’s past: His name is NoBody, and he’s not happy that Batman Incorporated is shining a light on his own shadowy war against evil…

Where: Midtown Comics Downtown 64 Fulton St New York

When: Wednesday, September 14 · 5:00pm - 6:00pm

September 12, 2011


The Mets would like to welcome you to the 5th annual Stitch N' Pitch event at Citi Field! Cheer for the Mets and do a good deed during the game by knitting/crocheting scarves and baby hats for donation to "Warm Up America."
  • Sit together with family, friends, and fellow Stitch N' Pitch fans in designated Promenade Reserved Infield seats.
  • Each person will receive a Mets Ticket Holder and Lanyard with advance ticket purchase through this offer.
  • The first 200 Stitch N' Pitch fans to arrive to their seats will receive a needlepoint Mets logo canvas kit.
  • There will be a surprise yarn display!
  • Option to purchase Ulti-Met Tickets which contain an $18 concession/souvenir credit for only $15!
  • Buy tickets here

Tuesday, September 13
vs. Washington Nationals at 7:10 p.m.

Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen
Every Day a Friday: How to Be Happier 7 Days a Week
Author Event
Wednesday September 14, 2011 12:30 PM
555 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017, 212-697-3048

Discovery Day Street Fair

What: Explore the wonders of science at this exciting street fair. Activities for all ages.
When: Saturday, Sept. 17 11am-4pm
Where: Merrick Blvd. & 90th Ave. Jamaica
Rain or shine

September 10, 2011

Lightsaber Battle NYC

Join us for a massive battle of Jedi vs. Sith in downtown New York City. Pick a side of the force and use that venerable, ancient, glowing tool: the lightsaber, in the ultimate nocturnal showdown.
This event is 100% free, but if we pool our order we can get the cheapest lightsabers :)

Here’s how the lightsaber truck will work: When you reserve a lightsaber, your name will be placed on a list, and an hour before the battle begins, we will start distributing lightsabers for the battle at a table. We will have plenty of permanent markers, so please write your initials on the handle.

Lightsaber Battle
Saturday, September 24th 2011
Location TBA
New York, NY

September 9, 2011

NYC Honey Festival

What: The Brooklyn Grange Farm and Rockaway Beach Club @ the boardwalk come out stinging to bring you New York's first annual Honey Fest. Situated on the Rockaway Beach boardwalk- recently swarmed by a colony of outstanding food stands - we’re bringing you a jam-packed day of bees, beers, brains, and edibles on the beach.
Vendors of all stripes will be sampling their goods, from sweet nectars to tasty treats and bee-inspired threads. There will be:
  • Basic beekeeping classes and demos
  • Raffles, prizes, and other freebies
  • Honey to taste from apiaries large and small, across all 5 boroughs
  • Cooking demonstrations from the esteemed chefs at Brooklyn Kitchen
  • Honey beer and brewing demos from Sixpoint Brewery
  • Wondering about urban beekeeping in other countries? Meet Michael Leung from Hong Kong’s HK Honey
  • Honey Mustard pickles from Horman’s Best Pickles
  • Face painting, a costume contest, and kids activities
  • A freestyle contest for anyone wanting to wax poetic
  • Vendors of all things bee
When: Saturday Sept. 17, 2011 @10am
Where: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk. Shore Front Pkwy & Beach 96th St Queens, NY 11693
The Festival will be located next to the 96th Street concessions building. Directions>>

September 7, 2011

Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi Book Signing

What: Architect of adorable and curator of cute Anna Hrachovec will be visiting Lion Brand Yarn Studio for an artist’s talk and book signing. Don’t miss your chance to meet the designer behind Mochimochi Land!

Those who follow Anna’s blog know her special talent for creating adorable knit toys, and those who don’t know, get ready to enter her microscopic world of amazing knitted creatures. With a little something for everyone (pun intended) you may just find yourself unable to resist making tiny toys!

Come join us as we welcome Anna to LBYS! Copies of Knitting Mochimochi and Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi will be available for purchase.

When: Sept. 8 @6pm
Where: Lion Brand Yarn Studio, located at 34 West 15th Street, NY 10011


What: Celebrate Fashion's Night Out @DSW. Featuring DJs Roxy Cottontail & Jasmine Solano. Enter to win a $100 DSW gift card from 7-8pm. And get a FREE DSW foldable ballet slippers and bag (while supplies last), plus 10% off regularly priced merchandise.
When: Sept. 8; 6-10pm
Where: DSW Union Square

FNO - Express

What: MODEL FOR A MINUTE: Cast members from the upcoming America's Next Top Model--ALL STARS will be in store from 7-10pm hosting and showing customers how to work the camera. Shoppers will to have their picture taken with the models and receive a printed copy picture and be able to upload to favorite social networks. Light bites and mocktails will be served. Shopping incentives in store, and go to for special online offer. Also Live Chat with Rokhee Kim SVP of Express Women's Design from 9-10pm EST at
When: Sept. 8, 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Where: Express: 584 Broadway New York NY 10012

Barbie Loves FNO Bus Stop

What: Wear your fabulous heels and don’t worry about getting around the city on FNO! Barbie presents free hop-on/hop-off bus rides on the Official FNO Bus (Gray Line Doubledecker buses). With 10 stops along the route, join Barbie and her favorite CFDA designers at FNO to play in the ULTIMATE FASHION HUNT – a scavenger hunt to find fab fall designer looks in Barbie-size! Visit the retail locations of Barbie’s fave designers to find Barbie’s closet and track down the mini-ensembles. Scan the looks’ corresponding QR codes at the retailers’ locations for a chance to be entered to win a life-size version of the hot fall look for yourself! For full rules and details visit
When: 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Where: Hop aboard the bus at any of the following locations:
37th Street & Fifth Avenue New York NY 10018
Houston & Bowery New York NY 10012
Bleecker Street (at Seventh Avenue) New York NY 10014
Spring & Broadway New York NY 10012
14th Street (between Hudson & 8th Avenue) New York NY 10014
14th Street and Fifth Avenue New York NY 10011
34th Street (between Broadway & 7th Avenue) New York NY 10001
49th Street and Madison Avenue New York NY 10022
Columbus Circle (in front of Time Warner Building) New York NY 10022
St. Marks Place and 10th Avenue New York NY 10011
465 Broome Street (between Mercer and Greene) New York NY 10013 - Alexis Bittar
80 West 40th (between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenu New York NY 10018 - Alice+Olivia
330 Bowery (at Bond Street) New York NY 10003 -  Rogan
641 Hudson (between Gansevoort and Horatio) New York NY 10014 - Tracy Reese

FNO - Avenue

What: Lots of goodies for the night!
6:00pm to 10:00pm - 
The first 100 guests get a FREE gift bag & can enter to win a $500 shopping spree
6:30pm to 9:00pm - 
Meet actress and singer, Brooke Elliot, currently on Lifetime's Original Hit Series, Drop Dead Diva
Get Styling Tips from celebrity stylist, Jacqui Stafford
7:30pm to 8:00pm - 
See our Fall Runway Show at 7:30pm
Where: 711 Third Avenue New York NY 10017

Fashion's Night Out with Ricky's NYC

What: Ricky's NYC will have free drinks, music by DJ E-Stylez, makeovers, manis, giveaways and more! 
Hosted by Ricky Kenig
With *Too Faced
*Skyn Iceland 
*Dashing Divas
*Nest Fragrances 
*Sally Hershberger
And a special appearance by Hair Battle Spectacular Judge Derek J!
Where: 2387 Broadway (Btwn 87th and 88th Street)
When: September 8th from 6-10pm

FNO - Alexander McQueen

What: From 6-10 pm celebrate with Alexander McQueen. Collect one of a limited number of FNO2011 keys containing a special code for the chance to win an Alexander McQueen Folk Tote. Enter your code online to see if you’ve unlocked the gift. A limited-edition Crystal Skull Keyring will be sold and window installations will feature looks from the AW11 2011 collection. Learn more:
Where: 417 West 14th Street New York NY 10014
When: Sept. 8, 6-10pm

Fashion's Night Out at Scoop NYC SoHo!

What: You're Invited to Fashion's Night Out at Scoop NYC SoHo! Enjoy Cocktails with DJ Mikey Palms Win a free night's stay at the Mondrian SoHo, concert tickets and more.
When: Thursday, September 8 · 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Scoop NYC: 473-475 Broadway SoHo, NYC


What: A collection of highly physical videogame installations. Games that deliberately make it awkward to see the screen, as well as games that get rid of screens entirely! F%!kin' screens, man.... with a special AFTER-PARTY featuring Beacons of Hope, a terrifying new Move game played in complete darkness / live horror music by GDFX ☺
When: Sept. 7 at 6:00pm - Sept. 8 at 3:00am
Where: Future Babycastles 285 Kent Ave Williamsburg, NY
$10 |  $5 before 7PM  |  ALL AGES

Fashion's Night Out

What: Preview the hottest fall fashions at our Pop Up Fashion Shows from 4- 7 p.m.on all levels of the mall featuring Queens Center's fabulous retailers. Enjoy a delectable dessert bar, plus more.
When: September 8, 2011, 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Queens Center Mall

5th Annual Sunnyside Shorts Film Festival

Exciting news: This year's film fest will be a joint venture with Flicks in the Garden, who will be presenting exciting new shorts from local filmmakers.
Date: Saturday, September 10th, 2011 (RAIN DATE SEPT 17TH)
(Please check closer to the event for any changes due to weather.)
Time: 7:00 p.m. with Live Music by The Broken Hearted Blues Band Films start at sunset  - Refreshments & Pizza will be sold
Where: (The Historic) Sunnyside Gardens Park 39th Ave between 48th & 49th Sts., Sunnyside, NY
Films to be shown are:
 "Lords of the Playground" directed by Matt Fabiano
 "John Hodgeman" and "Intermission I" directed by Scott Bateman
"King Jeff" directed by Phil Dale
"Coffee Bird" directed by Bryan Brinkman
"Une Derniere Foi" directed by Barney Frydman
"Eighty Eight" directed by Seb Feehan"
"Always a Puppet" directed by Kevin Kolack
**Rain date: September 17th - same time and place 

Author Event - Lucette Lagnado

Lucette Lagnado, author of the award-winning The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit, reads from her new book The Arrogant Years, a memoir about her mother and countless other women whose tragedies and triumphs are woven through the streets of Cairo.
Wednesday September 07, 2011 7:00 PM

82nd & Broadway
2289 Broadway, New York, NY 10024, 212-362-8835

Author Event - Moby

The acclaimed recording artist sits down with filmmaker Lucy Walker to discuss Destroyed, a behind-the-scenes look at his life on the road through his book of photographs, as well as perform songs from his latest CD of the same title.
Wednesday September 07, 2011 7:00 PM

Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, 212-253-0810

Special Instructions
Event space opens at 5:00 pm. Please do not arrive for this event prior to 5:00 pm. Priority seating available with purchase of Destroyed (book or CD). Standby customers who do not wish to purchase the book will be seated at management's discretion as space allows.

September 6, 2011

Fall into JCAL: Free Open House

What: Come see the new studios, new gallery, and new spaces. There will be a live DJ, arts and crafts, free classes, raffle, fact painting, and refreshments. On-site registration. One day only discounts. Visit for class demo schedule.
When: Saturday, September 10th - Noon to 5:00 pm
Where: Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning - 161-04 Jamaica Avenue (between 160th & Union Hall Streets)
How Much: Free

September 5, 2011

Maker Faire

What: World's Largest DIY Festival. Come celebrate MAKE magazine's Maker Faire in New York, showcasing creative and resourceful people in the areas of science and technology, engineering, food, and arts and crafts.
When: September 17 (10am-7pm) & 18 (10am-6pm) 
Where: New York Hall of Science, Queens NY 
Buy Tickets Here 

Bibaha: Free Concert

What: Witness the blend of tradition and custom in a Bangladeshi wedding. Enjoy the wedding dance and songs. Presented by the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts.
When: Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 @3pm
Where: Central Library Auditorium: 89-11 Merrick Blvd. Jamaica
Limited seating. First-come, first-served.

September 4, 2011

Eat Well Jamaica!

What: The New York Restoration Project, in partnership with Just Food, will be hosting a 4-part healthy cooking workshop series in South Jamaica! They'll explore topics that include cooking with in-season ingredients and how to cook well keeping the whole family in mind.
When: Tuesday, September 6th - 5:30 pm
Where: 50 Cent Community Garden (165th Street and Foch Boulevard)
How Much: Free

September 3, 2011

Green Resources Fair

What: Exhibitors from over two dozen local green organizations will show you how to live green, save money, and save the environment. There will be games, eco-crafts, giveaways, and more! Great for the whole family.
When: Saturday Sept. 10, 2011 @2pm
Where: Queens Library at Broadway: 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City

Johnnie Walker Whisky Tasting Evening

What: Join Johnnie Walker for an evening of free whisky tasting in NYC. There are a total of 10 events over 5 days and Johnnie will really be bringing the best stuff out.
When: Tuesday Sept. 6 – Sat. Sept. 10: 7pm-11pm
Where: The Altman Building: 135West 18th Street

The Palms: Dance Party

Saturday, September 3, 2011 // Noon to 4 am
$10 before 7 // $20 after // Strictly 21+
The Palms : 26-01 Jackson Ave // RAIN OR SHINE
This summer has been a torrid love affair between the thrill of the night and the unpredictable allure that is New York City. And the best is saved for last. This Saturday is made for sunshine, for music and the wanton night that is: The Palms.
Three steps for maximum indulgence this Saturday:
1| Pop the champagne, skip cups and share your bottle with a beautiful stranger.
2| After midnight the pools are clothing optional. Take full advantage.
3| This moment is yours. Dance like it's the last night of summer.

September 2, 2011

Mario the Magician Lights Up NYC

What: Mario is a full time magician specializing in performing for children. He will perform a variety of tricks, accompanied by his Sleight of Hand Band, led by Chris Donohue. 
When: Sat. Sept. 3 @11am
Where: David Rubenstein Atrium @Lincoln Center

Hester Street Fair

What: The hipster filled market is coming to the end of its season. So be sure to swing on by this week, especially since it was closed last week due to Irene. There will be lots of shopping, eating, crafting, and kid friendly stuff too.
When: Saturday Sept. 3, 2011: 10am-6pm
Where: Hester Street ( at Essex Street)

Labor Day Beach Party

What: Labor Day Beach Party with drink specials and Special BBQ. On the menu are smoked BBQ ribs, pulled-pork sandwiches, wings & sausages.
When: Monday Sept. 5: 3pm-midnight
Where: Beekman Beer Garden and Beach Club: 89 South St. (bet. Beekman and John Streets)

Smorgasburg: First-Ever Drinks Day

What: Smorgasburg is  highlighting the beautiful beverages that our vendors brew up each week, quenching your thirst in between all those sandwiches, snacks and sweets. Outside of our dedicated drinks sellers like Kombucha Brooklyn, Blue Bottle Coffeee, City Lasses, Q Tonic, The Stand, Brooklyn Soda Works, Thirstea and others, many of our regular food vendors bring original, creative refreshments to the table. Click here for menu.
When: Sat. Sept. 3, 2011: 10am-5pm
Smorgasburg Markets, 45 Main Street (near Water Street), Brooklyn

Burgers and Barbecued Oysters At The Maison Premiere Labor Day Party

What: More BBQ @The Maison Premiere. This 1920s Parisian den features burgers on the grill, barbecued oysters and of course, the oyster eating contest, hosted by world record holder, Jim Ryan.
When: Monday Sept. 5, 2011
Where: 298 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn (bet. South 1st and Grand Streets)