March 29, 2014


What: The annual parade is a steadfast tradition representing the largest gathering of Greek-Americans, celebrating Orthodoxy, Hellenism and Freedom.  
When: Sunday March 30th, 2014, 1:45 PM
Where: 5th Ave, 64th - 79th Sts.

March 25, 2014

The Lesson’s 2 Year Anniversary featuring Talib Kweli and Res

What: Special guests Talib Kweli, RES, and Sonnymoon will perform at a celebration for the two-year anniversary of The Lesson. Presented by Cali Green Ink and Gentei Kaijo, the event is sponsored by Okayplayer,, and DownBeats. 
Doors open at 7pm with a happy hour until the show begins at 8pm.
7pm Doors // 8pm Show Time // 18+
$12 Advance // $15 Day Of Show 
When: Tuesday, March 25th, 7pm
Where: Le Poisson Rouge: 158 Bleecker Street, New York

March 24, 2014

2014 Everything Kids Expo

What: The Everything Kids Expo is open to moms-to-be, parents and children from newborns to pre-teens, will be a day filled with activities and fun for all.
Parents will be able to shop our exhibitors booth, gain valuable information about classes, camps, schools, financial planning, nutrition, health, home improvement and the latest products. Parents and children can attend demonstrations and workshops.
Enjoy all the classes & demos offered by the YMCA:
  • Imagination theater
  • Piano class demos
  • Karate demos
  • Guitar demos
  • Family Capoeira (Brazilian martial arts class)
  • Basketball drills
  • Dance academy demos
  • PT demos
  • Soccer
  • Healthy snacks for kids
  • Bootcamp Camp in 5 minutes
  • Fitness competitions
  •  Dance off contest for memberships
When: April 6th, 2014  |  11am - 4pm
Where: LIC YMCA: 32-23 Queens Blvd. LIC, NY 11101
Cost: $5,  Kids under 2 free

March 23, 2014

An Evening With President Jimmy Carter

What: The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action. Join The President for a lively discussion.
When: Tuesday, March 25th, 2014  |  12PM - 1PM
Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Fifth Ave: 555 5th Avenue

Bay Ridge Saint Patrick's Day Parade

What: Bay Ridge's own Saint Patrick's Day Parade celebration.
When: Sunday, March 23th, 2014 at 1 p.m
           Mass starts at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick’s RC Church on 4th Avenue and 96th Street.
Where: The Parade will form at Saint Patrick’s Church at the corner of 95th Street and Fifth Avenue, then head  to Marine Ave. Marchers will travel north bound on 3rd Avenue from Marine Ave. to 94th St., then proceed onto 5th Ave. traveling north bound to 67th Street. 

March 22, 2014

Fab’s First EVER Warehouse Sale at Chelsea Market

What: The first ever warehouse sale at Chelsea Market will run from March 25th through March 30th. Items will be up to 90% off MSRP.
For her, there will be spiffy, springy dresses, jewelry, shoes, iPhone cases and other accessories from nOir, Fred Perry, L.A.M.B., Sven, Ted Baker, and many more.
For him, we have POP handsets, May28th watches, OnePiece loungewear, wallets, headphones, and watches galore.
For everyone, we have luggage, pillows, posters, cookware, lighting, and home accents that will keep you in style at home or on the go.
Merchandise will be restocked daily, and new deals will be announced each day.
Cash or Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express. No checks.
When: March 25th-30th  |  Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 8pm  | Sunday 10am – 4pm
Where: Chelsea Market: 75 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011

March 21, 2014

New York Choice Eats 2014

What: Choice Eats tasting event
When: March 25th  |  7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Basketball City @ Pier 36: New York, NY 10002

March 20, 2014

Macy's Flower Show

What: Take home the magic of The Secret Garden! Find our inspired totes, tees & more in the Macy's Souvenir Shop on the lower level and main floor.
When: Sunday, March 23rd - Sunday, April 6th
Where: Macy's Herald Square · Main Floor

It's Free Macaron Day NYC!!

What: Macaron Day NYC is inspired by and coincides annually with the Jour du Macaron in Paris, created so that the good people of Paris could enjoy their city's favorite dessert. There will be free macarons all over NYC at some of the city's top bakeries.
When: Thursday, March 20th 2014  |  9:50AM - 6:00PM
Where: Manhattan

March 19, 2014

Kate Spade Party For NYC Ballet

NY International Auto Show 2014 #NYIAS

What: Mark your calendars for the 114th anniversary of the New York Int’l Auto Show. Be a part of North America’s first and largest auto show. Tickets to the 2014 Show are now available for purchase!
When: April 18th – 27th, 2014
Where: Jacob Javits Center

March 18, 2014

14th Anniversary New York City FIRST Mega-Celebration of Science and Technology

What: The FIRST Mega-Celebration brings three intense robotics competitions under one roof. Watch as FIRST Robotics Competition, FIRST Tech Challenge, and FIRST LEGO® League student teams compete to win the regional competition and for a chance to go onto the global competition. Also, join us for a career fair, where you will be able to talk to college representatives and fortune companies about careers in technology. #nycfirst2014
When: April 4th-6th, 2014  |  9am-4:30pm
Where: Jacob Javits Convention Center: 655 West 34th St., New York, NY 10001

March 16, 2014

St. Patrick's Day Parade

What: Whether you hail from the Emerald Isle is of no consequence—on St. Patrick's Day, everyone can lay claim to being at least a little bit Irish (even the City's bagels and beer, which can be got in green for the occasion). The parade itself lays claim to being the oldest (it was first held in 1762) and largest of its kind in the world. Clad yourself in kelly for the event and watch bagpipers, marching bands and assorted revelers from near and far as they march up Fifth Avenue.
When: March 17th, 2014  |  11am - 5pm

Where: Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street

March 15, 2014

Dara Kell & Christopher Nizza: Dear Mandela

What: FREE screenings of social justice films and intimate conversations with leading filmmakers. When their shantytowns are threatened with mass eviction, three “young lions” of South Africa’s new generation rise from the shacks and take their government to the highest court in the land, putting the promises of democracy to the test. Filmmakers Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza’s Dear Mandela offers a fascinating portrait of South Africa coming of age and a new perspective on the role that young people can play in political change. Before the screening, listen to a conversation with the filmmakers, followed by a performance from Sibongile Khumalo, Africa’s First Lady of Song.
When: Tuesday, April 1st at 7:00pm
Where: David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

New Directors/New Films 2014

The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani, 2013

What: For 43 years New Directors/New Films has been an annual rite of early spring in New York City, bringing exciting discoveries from around the world to adventurous moviegoers. All aspects of cinema, from production to exhibition, have changed dramatically over the years, and even more rapidly of late. But the spirit of innovation and the element of surprise that have always defined this festival remain intact.
When: March 19th – 30th, 2014
Where: Film Society of Lincoln Center
Cost: $12 - $20

March 14, 2014

Diabetes Expo

What: The EXPO is FREE and includes health screenings, cooking demonstrations, product and service exhibitors, as well as leading experts talking about diabetes management, research and prevention. Get the latest information on preventing and managing diabetes and its deadly complications to help keep you and your family healthy.
When: Saturday, March 15th, 2014  |   10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Where: Jacob Javits Convention Center: 655 West 34th Street (Enter on 39th & 11th Ave)

Tribeca Film Festival

The Black Irish Ball

Dandy Wellington Photograph: Yoni Goldberg
What: Avoid the green beer (and attendant green puke puddles) and head downtown for a slightly more stylish St. Patrick's Day soiree, featuring hot jazz from Dandy Wellington and his band and seductive burlesque from Perle Noire and Poison Ivory. 
An R.S.V.P. is required; provide it by e-mailing 
or calling the venue: 212-431-8750.
When: Monday March 17th, 2014  |  9:30pm
Where: Macao Trading Co: 311 Church St. 

Tournament of Books

What: Celebrate the Tournament of Books, the granddaddy of high-brow bracketology that pits the year's best books in a literary cage match with one winner: the coveted Rooster. Enter a giveaway for ToB swag, enjoy free drinks from our media partner, Tumblr, and hear readings from ToB judges past and present taking a break from the competition to celebrate their very favorite books:
  • author and New Yorker writer Elif Batuman (The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them)
  • author and co-proprietor of The Awl Choire Sicha (Very Recent History)
  • novelist Elliott Holt (You Are One of Them)
  • author and Oxford American editor Roger Hodge (The Mendacity of Hope)
  • New Yorker editor John McElwee
  • Andrew Womack and Rosecrans Baldwin (Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down), the co-founders of The Morning News
When: Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 7:00pm
Where: Bookstore Cafe: 126 Crosby Street New York, NY 10012

March 13, 2014

The Ancient Egyptian End of the World and the Mythology of Beer

Part of a painted wooden mummy coffin from the Late Period (664-525 BCE) showing
a mummy with a goddess at its head, a double bird-headed god and a winged eye above it.
Sourced here.
What: Join us for a pre-St. Patrick day’s celebration of one of the world’s oldest and most beloved drinks – Beer! Ava Forte Vitali, from our Death and The Occult in the Ancient World Series, will give us a quick glimpse into a few of the gods, goddesses, myths and ancient festivals associated with the drink, paying close attention to the Ancient Egyptian Legend of the End of the World, celebrated March 12. Then stay and mingle with other like-minded enthusiasts and enjoy a few bottles on us, provided by Brooklyn Brewery!
When: Thursday, March 13th, 2014  |  8pm 
Where: Observatory: 543 Union St Brooklyn
Cost: $12

Kate's Paperie Events

Ribbons & Bows Workshops
Thursday, March 13th │ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Thursday, March 20th │ 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Tied up in knots about how to make the perfect bow? Kate’s Paperie will help untangle this conundrum.
Fee: $10 per person, materials provided. Space is limited.
To Sign Up and for more details contact customer service at or 800.809.9880.
188 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10013 │ 212.966.3904

Wedding Salon
Tuesday, April 1st │ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
We at Kate’s Paperie know the perfect wedding begins with the perfect invitation. Join our wedding professionals for insider tips on creating the wedding invitation of your dreams.
Tickets are $20 and include the following:
- $20 Kate’s Paperie gift card
- 10% off coupon good toward your Save the Dates or Invitations when you place an order with our custom printing department
- 50% off machine calligraphy addressing (black ink only) when you place a wedding invitation order with our custom printing department
- refreshments, RAFFLES, and guest speakers
To Sign Up and for more details contact customer service at or 800.809.9880.
188 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10013 │ 212.966.3904

Architectural Digest Home Design Show

What: From killer stainless-steel kitchen appliances to that perfectly fluffy throw pillow, the Architectural Digest Home Design Show serves up design inspirations in every nook of Pier 94. Now in its 13th year, the show attracts more than 300 top home furnishings brands, as well as design seminars and demonstrations by top chefs. "Show-within-a-show" special areas spotlight furnishings from top artisans and kitchen and bath design.
When: March 20th – March 23rd, 2014
          Thursday-Saturday 11:00am to 7:00pm  |  Sunday 10:00am to 6:00pm
Where: Pier 94: 55th Street at Twelfth Avenue Manhattan, NY 10019

Purim Family Carnival

What: Enjoy the JCC's fun Purim carnival—exotic animals, petting zoo, games, obstacle courses, face painting, live music, and more. Game and food tickets available for purchase at the door. Children with special needs and their families are welcome to visit our Purim Carnival from 1–2 pm, prior to the public opening time.
When: Sunday, March 16th, 2014  |  1pm to 5pm
Where: The JCC in Manhattan: 334 Amsterdam Avenue, New York NY 10023
Free admission with fees for certian activities

March 12, 2014

Spring Into Norouz! Celebrate the Persian New Year

What: Norouz, the Persian New Year, marks the beginning of spring. Discover the spirit of Norouz with traditional music, dance and crafts from Central Asia and Iran.
When: Saturday, March 15th, 1014  |  1:00 – 4:00 pm
Where: Asia Society: 725 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021
Tickets: $5 students, seniors, children; $7 members (Dual Family members FREE); $12 nonmembers. Tickets available the day of event.

March 11, 2014

Time for Asia Week in NYC

What: For nine days, Asian art and culture take over New York City. Among the 19 local museums, galleries, auction houses and cultural institutions participating are the Brooklyn Museum, the Noguchi Museum, the Museum of Chinese in America and the Rubin Museum of Art. Each venue will be showing works from the region, and art dealers from around the world will display their collections during open houses throughout the week. There will also be a full schedule of films, lectures, symposia, curator talks, tours, auctions and other special events.
When: March 14th - 22nd, 2014
Where: NYC


What: Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 edition of New York Int'l Children's Film Festival! Join us for four weeks of beautiful, groundbreaking, thought-provoking film from around the world for ages 3-18!
When: March 7th-30th, 2014
Where: Theaters throughout Manhattan

March 10, 2014

Half Step: Grateful Dead Tribute

What: Half Step is a group of dedicated fans & students of the Grateful Dead, capturing the spirit, improvisation, sound & complexity of Grateful Dead music. As musicians, Half Step has what it takes to present the Dead's music to even the most critical of fans. Anyone who has experienced the Grateful Dead in one way or another have formed a unique impression of their music. Half Step has the rare privilege to be in the position to share their collective impression with you.
When: Mon. March 10th, 2014  | Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Bowl: 61 Wythe Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11249
Cost: $8


City Lore’s Ping Pong in New York Night!

March 8, 2014

Free Doughnuts on Sunday!

What: In honor of Daylight Savings Time, Krispy Kreme is giving out one original glazed doughnut per customer on Sunday.
When: Sunday March 9th, 2014
Where: Krispy Kreme @Penn Station

March 7, 2014

ANALOGIA - Installation at Bryant Park

What: Analogia is an epic new public outdoor art installation making its worldwide debut at Bryant Park. The largest free-standing structure of its kind, Analogia is an overlapping of painting, architecture, and sculpture and will feature a performance component, soundscape designs and a lighting design.

A massive 60-foot edifice comprised of an overlapping tower and pyramid create a temporary gateway to Bryant Park. The imagery, inspired by sculptures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, captures the inherent tension and similarity of world cultures in a Babel-like structure that juxtaposes Western and non-Western traditions.

When: Saturday, March 8th, 2014
Where: Bryant Park: Fountain Terrace

Okayafrica Presents Electrafrique NYC With Birane + Mopao, Jahsonic, & Underdog

What: This year we’ve teamed up with Nairobi’s Electrafrique to introduce New York’s new monthly dance party. Electrafrique NYC returns this Saturday, March 8th, with special guests Jahsonic (DC) and Birane and Mopao (Ivory Coast), along with resident behind the decks DJ Underdog (DC)! The party is hosted in one of New York’s newest clubs: The303 at Louie And Chan, a little gem with an intimate feel, a wooden dance-floor and a state-of-the-art sound system, right in the heart of the Lower East Side. Scroll on for the details and get warmed up with Underdog’s classic Africa In Your Earbuds Mixtape.
Cost: $10

St. Patrick’s Day at the Irish Arts Center!

What: To celebrate Ireland’s national holiday we throw open our doors and welcome everyone to explore and engage in a free day of Irish arts and culture. Spring forward and learn to play the tin whistle, speak Irish with our talented instructors, build an interactive map of Ireland, or enjoy some Irish hospitality with a cup of Barry’s tea with friends old and new.
When: Sunday, March 9th, 2014  |  12pm to 5pm  |  RAIN OR SHINE
Where: Irish Arts Center: 553 West 51 Street, New York NY 10019

March 6, 2014

Family Affairs Opening Reception

What: Featuring works by over 50 artists, Family Affairs covers nearly every inch of wall space throughout The Yard's three-level Delancey location. Join us for the opening reception this evening.
When: Thursday, March 6th  |  6pm-8pm
Where: IFAC at The Yard: 85 Delancey Street

Taste of Seventh

What: Taste of Seventh is a weekend food festival (March 8-9th) for those who love sampling a little bit of everything all on the same (best) block! Folks who live in the hood, those traveling from other hoods and those who just love to eat—this is the best reason to visit us this March.
When: March 8th -9th, 2014
Where: NYC
Cost: $25

March 5, 2014

The Unfair Fair

What: Amidst the bustle of Armory Arts Week, THE(UN)FAIR rekindles the guerilla-style art show; a carefully curated exhibit made possible by the cooperation and collaboration of cutting-edge artists, supportive space owners, keen-eyed curators and supportive sponsors.
When: March 5th – 9th, 2014  |  11am – 8pm 
Where: The Unfair Fair: 500 W 52nd St. New York, NY 10019

March 4, 2014

Japan Week!

What: Join us for our 3rd annual celebration of Japanese culture and cuisine. We will spotlight unique features of Japanese culture from the last 100 years to the present using a special "digital archive" using high definition computer graphics with a virtual reality world. Delectable regional foods, technology exhibits, traditional arts and performances will aim to inspire greater understanding of Japan and travel to the country.
When: March 6th-8th, 2014
Where: Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall

March 3, 2014

Losar Family Day: Himalayan New Year Celebration

What: Celebrate Losar, the Himalayan New Year with a day or art, crafts, food, and music at the Rubin Museum of Art! Watch as a master artist creates a sand mandala and contribute to a giant collaborative mandala in the theater. Go on gallery tours and enjoy traditional music performances throughout the day. Construct colorful butter sculptures and sip Himalayan butter tea in the art studio.
When: Saturday, March 8th, 2014  |  12:00 – 4:00 pm
Where: Rubin Museum of Art: 150 W. 17 St., NYC 10011
$10 per child; Discount for children of individual members; Free for Dual/Family members and above; Adults pay regular admission fees. Free for children under 1 year and Cool Culture members.

March 2, 2014

Irish Arts Center Book Day 2014

What: From the Bronx to Staten Island, Manhattan’s Upper West Side to Brighton Beach, and stops in between, the Irish Arts Center will celebrate St Patrick’s Day by giving New Yorkers the gift of free Irish literature.
For our fourth annual Book Day, volunteers across the city will be handing out thousands of books to commuters and school children at transit hubs across all five New York City boroughs.

Get involved!
For book donation and sponsorship opportunities promoting this day of literacy and Irish culture, contact Rachael Gilkey at

When: Monday, March 17th  |  7 am until the books run out!
Where: NYC

March 1, 2014

Phoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral

What: Phoenix has landed at the Cathedral! The graceful birds of myth and legend, brought to life from the discarded materials of contemporary Chinese life by artist Xu Bing, will be on view in the Nave throughout 2014.
Join the Cathedral community for a unique celebration of art and culture, featuring activities for families and children of all ages, global music and dance, and much more. Special tours and art activities will be ongoing throughout the day, with storytelling, family yoga, workshops and vertical tours hosted by Public Education & Visitor Services and Adults & Children In Trust (ACT).
When: SATURDAY, MARCH 1st, 2014  |  9 AM – 4 PM
Where: The Cathedral of St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street)
Cost: Free but donations encouraged

Meet Jim Dale

What: Tony Award-winning actor Jim Dale, who holds the world record for creating 134 different voices for one audio-book—Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix—returns to the Poetry Center to read from his favorite stories.
His recent recordings include The Fire Chronicle by John Stevens, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Peter Pan.
When: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 12:30pm
Where: 92nd Street Y: 1395 Lexington Ave, New York
Cost: $10