New York (Up)State of Mind

Written by Sean Creamer on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

NY State Blues Fest The towns beyond New York City offer many reasons to escape for the weekend Onondaga County Summer Brewfest Summer is well-known among beer connoisseurs as the time to enjoy a fresh brew, and there is no better venue for this simple pleasure than the annual Summer Brewfest. The fest is held at Clinton Square in [&hellip
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Summer Wordplay

Written by Allen Houston on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Books, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

NYC Poetry Festival Picks to perk up your inner literatus By Allen Houston New York shows its literary stripes during the summer months, when every bookstore and bar seems to sweat an author or reading series from its pores. Here are our choices for some of the best events to help you get back in touch with your [&hellip
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Summer Guide to Theatre

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Summer ShakespearPark Downtown Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Tired of waiting in the stifling heat for Shakespeare in the Park to no avail? Fear not; there’s another free outdoor option to view the Bard’s work. The Drilling Company’s LES staple, taking place in the municipal parking lot at the corner of Broome and Ludlow streets, will present [&hellip
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Summer Guide: 10 Great Events for Kids in June

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Central Park Fishing1 Whether it’s in Manhattan or the rest of the boroughs, there is more than enough to keep your children busy in the first month of summer. ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? [Ages 6+] The Liberty Science Center kicks off summer with an illuminating new exhibit, In The Dark. Aiming to ease darkness anxiety in [&hellip
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Summer Guide: Museum Exhibits

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The Museum for the City of New York Strike Pickets UPPER EAST SIDE Bellini, Titian and Lotto Some of the great masters from the Northern Italian Renaissance are taking up residence at The Met this summer while their home, the Accademia Carrara in Bergamo, Italy, undergoes renovations. Works by Bellini, Titian, Lotto and Vincenzo Foppa, who lived and worked between Venice, Milan and Bergamo during [&hellip
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Summer Guide: Wine Country

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316390_2616599176773_1308916826_3178449_434399943_n It’s no secret that the East End of Long Island is an epicurean’s paradise. There is a close connection between our food and our dinner table, and quite a few tables wouldn’t be complete without a nice glass of wine. Fortunately, Long Island has that in the barrel, so to speak. The majority of our [&hellip
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Summer Guide: Dan’s Hampton Picks

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

Tom Ratcliffe IIIPO 2175 Sag Harbor NY 11963631-725-7643 By Dan Rattiner I have been asked, using my vast experience for the past 52 years with Dan’s Papers, to give you my very favorite things I enjoy out here. Don’t tell anybody about any of them—this is just for you. MONTAUK POINT OCEAN BEACH Frankly, I am just so bored with the stunningly beautiful [&hellip
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Summer Guide to Cultural Events

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KEN GABRIELSEN/GETTY FOR CBRICHARD ELLIS DOWNTOWN Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit  Entering its 82nd season, the annual Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit is one of those New York traditions that just never gets old. The art isn’t flagrantly modern, for the most part, but it doesn’t feel tired, either. The exhibitions run the gamut; the same block may feature landscape [&hellip
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Summer Guide To Film

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Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Downtown Film Forum This West Village hub of art house cinema continues its quest to promote new indie and underground releases, as well as a wide array of repertory selections. It remains the only autonomous nonprofit cinema in New York City. Selections this summer will include a tribute to silent film maestro Erich von Stroheim, [&hellip
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