Best NYC Spring Events

“Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter…Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here…Here comes the (spring) here comes the (spring).”  — George Harrison, “Here Comes the Sun” The little green buds on trees are back and people are starting to flash a little flesh. If you’re wondering how to get […]

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Whether you’re single or hitched, if you’re staying in town this weekend, you can enjoy the perks of the Hallmark holiday with one of these seven offbeat Valentine’s Day activities around NYC.

art at littlefield

For the past two and a half years, Littlefield, the performance and art space inside a sustainable building in the Gowanus, has provided an expansive calendar of curated events for the community from craft fairs to art exhibits to independent music shows. offManhattan spoke with co-owner Julie Kim about the space, their cultural calendar and […]

InSpirit dance group

What: 18th Annual Red Hook Festival Where: Louis J. Valentino Park & Pier (Coffey St. & Ferris St.) When: June 3rd 6-9p.m., June 4th 11 a.m.-7p.m. Why: There’s a local stage in South Brooklyn set to kick off a summer tradition of international art. It’s the waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook where a village of […]

rooftop films nyc

What: 15th Annual Rooftop Films Summer Series When: Starting May 13th–August 20th; doors at 8p.m., live music at 8:30p.m., film at 9p.m., after party to follow Where: On and off Manhattan Why: There’s a signal for summer and it can be heard at the opening of the 15th Annual Rooftop Films Summer Series starting tomorrow […]

New York Photo Fest 2011

What: 2011 New York Photo Festival Where: Multiples venues, including the Powerhouse Arena, 37 Main Street, DUMBO When: May 11-15th, Exhibition Hours Vary Why: The New York Photo Festival returns for its fourth photography installation. The multi-venue festival will host 40 events over five days presenting more than 3,000 images from around the world along […]

Brooklyn Museum Photo © Adam Husted 2005

What: The Brooklyn Museum’s Target First Saturdays Series Where: Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Heights When: May 7th and beyond, activities begin at 5 p.m. Why: This spring, New Yorkers will tilt their heads upwards with happiness for reasons other than cherry blossoms. The Brooklyn Museum will host this year’s inaugural Target First Saturdays series that includes […]

Food Experiment

What: The Food Experiments National Tour presented by Brooklyn Brewery Where and When: Washington DC on May 15th; Philadelphia on June 5th; Boston on July 31st; Brooklyn in September Why: For the past two years, friends and veteran cook-off gurus Theo Peck and Nick Suarez have hosted hundreds in dimly lit venues where amateur chef-testants […]

What: The Holiday Food Experiment When: Dec 5th, 4 p.m. Where: The Bell House – Gowanus, Brooklyn Why: If there’s one time when experimenting with food might be unwelcomed it’s during the holiday season, when the consumption of well prepared food is the central event. But, Nick Suarez and Theodore Peck, staples on the local […]