Get the Best View of the 4th of July Fireworks on New York Water Taxi
East River Cruise (5 hours)
DEPARTS: Pier 17, South Street Seaport, 5pm (returns 10pm) Please arrive an hour before departure time. (Note: There are several boats departing from South Street Seaport; you should have all members of your party together when boarding.) Includes: Open bar (beer, wine, champagne) and a light dinner. Dinner Menu: Sushi platter, sate platter (beef, chicken, and vegetables), crab cakes, filet of beef canapes, and pigs in a blanket. Dessert Menu: Jimmy's Cookies, cannolis, and mini cheesecakes. Tickets are $125. Click here to purchase, or call 212-742-1969 x209.
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This Week in Off- and Off-Off-Broadway New York Theatre
Here is a sampling of New York theatre's Off- and Off-Off-Broadway offerings in the current mix. You'll find everything from a cappella to A Bat Out of Hell!
Paws Up: Where to Celebrate National Dog Day in NYC
If you’re visiting New York with your canine pal or just missing him or her, take time on National Dog Day, August 26, to ponder how much joy dogs bring.
Broadway's Bright New Season Takes Off
From Derren Brown’s mind-boggling mind reading in his Derren Brown: Secret, to Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and Anthony Veneziale’s improvised hip-hop show, Freestyle Love Supreme, to Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony nominee Tom Sturridge’s critically acclaimed performances in Sea Wall/A Life, theatre in the Big Apple right now is a head-rush of cosmic extremes.
In the Streets: JR Exhibition This Fall at Brooklyn Museum
Celebrated artist JR will receive the first major North American retrospective on his work, JR: Chronicles at the Brooklyn Museum.