On January 14th let historian William Wander enamor you with the history of the Tompkins Market. The Tompkins Market stood on the small city block bounded by Sixth Street, Seventh Street, Hall Place and Third Avenue, where the newest Cooper Union building now stands. It first opened in 1830, but it didn't become popular until1860 when building contained the public market, and the armory and drill rooms of the Seventh Regiment of the New York State National Guard on theupper floors, an unusual combination in the 19th century or today.
Say goodbye to an old friend. The Canal Room will be closing it's doors after 10 amazing years in SoHo. Don't miss out on catching a final show! Where will be hangin' next Friday, January 10th? The "SAVED BY THE 90's PARTY"... Boo Ya! There will be tons of live music from NYCs freshest party band, The Bayside Tigers (theyre da bomb). And after that, get jiggy with it all night to the dope tunes of DJ TOY (shes P.H.A.T.). It will be the raddest thing since your mom (NOT!).
One of the most magestical things about living in New York are the ceaseless opportunities to meet your idles. Tuesday, January 14th come see pioneering TV anchors Jane Pauley and Tom Brokaw as they reunite at the 92Y for an inspiring discussion about “the lucky generation”—boomers who, at 50 and up, are finding their true callings.
NYC Parks will celebrate the holiday season with its 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers, and other spirited contributors enliven this ageless holiday symbol. Materials such as neck ties, rat traps, acorns, and recycled plastic bags are used to examine themes as diverse as zombie apocalypses to water conservation. It is sure to be an imaginative and enjoyable experience this year's holiday season.
Beholding the holiday spirit, the Susan G. Komen Foundation has partnered with BahrChe and in the fight against cancer! 10% of the Prix Fixe menu through December 31st, 2013 will be donated to the Greater New York City affiliate of Susan G. Komen! Bon appetit!
Through December 31st, 2013
26 Astor Place (entrance on Cooper Sq.)
(260) 212 2220
Don’t miss these special occasions to learn about volunteer opportunities at the High Line. Our volunteer community plays a critical role in all areas of the park’s operations. All year long you will find volunteers tending plants alongside our gardeners, introducing visitors to the park’s history during guided docent tours, helping at special events, and much more.
ArtCross has brought work by more than 30 Japanese artists to NYC and promises a show out of the ordinary. Japanese artists will be present, and you don't want to miss the live calligraphy demonstration at the opening reception for Culture on Friday, November 15th.
Hurry, last chance! Alexis Rockman’s watercolor drawings, on exhibition through November 3rd, were the first stage in the development of the fantastical, imaginary world of Life of Pi, the 2012 Academy-Award winning feature film directed by Ang Lee.
The Rocky Horror Show had its debut on the London stage in 1973 and within a month it was an underground sensation. In less than a year it played to sold out audiences at the La Roxy. In 1975, the play was turned into a film. Almost 40 years later is has become the biggest cult movie in history. On Thursday, October 31st, Halloween Night, The Rocky Horror Show will be resurrected for a one night (2 performance) extravaganza at Duane Park restaurant in the east village.
From 1886, Webster Hall was known to many as The Devil's Playground. This Halloween, 128 years later, the Devil rises to dance amongst the people for one very special night ... Webster Hell 2013. The night begins at the most famous Halloween parade on the planet - NYC's 40th annual Halloween Parade. Witness Webster Hall's Zombie Rave Halloween float spectacle, mounted by a horrifying group of gyrating, lustful zombies and undead DJs as it emanates throbbing bass and transports an epically hellish party-on-wheels through the belly of NYC.