It's Officially Summer: June Monthly Guide ☀️🌈😎

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Welcome, June! Hello, Summer!

Starting tomorrow, the GovBallNYC is running 'til this Sunday!

Catch Pride and this year's Solstice Celebration later in the month for outdoor fun.  

There's nothing like summer nights in NYC. How about Aloha night to hula your waist? Or, bring your own blankets and loved ones to Bryant Park to watch a movie at night?


Friday, June 1st - Sunday, June 3rd

GovBallNYC 2018 (Randall’s Island Park @ 11:45 AM - 11 PM)

govballnyc @citibank presale starts tomorrow at 10 am est - general onsale starts 1/25 at noon est✨

Governors Ball Music Festival is back, and the lineup is crazier than ever before. It will be kick off on Friday 'til Sunday.

Jack White, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Post Malone, Travis Scott, Silk City (Diplo + Mark Ronson), N.E.R.D, Eminem and more than other 40 artists will be there to celebrate the 2018 summer season with y’all. 


Your favorite eats and sweets will be on deck; stay fueled with New Territories, Ramen Burger, Taiyaki NYC, Wowfulls, and stuffed Ice Cream!


Saturday, June 2nd

Aloha Nights (Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, the Bronx @ 6:30 PM)

nybg Aloha Nights at NYBG are your chance to catch our Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition after hours, as we celebrate the culture and beauty of Hawai’i. We're excited for all the hula, drinks, lei-making, and music these evenings will bring starting in June! #GeorgiaNYBG

Aloha Night at New York Botanical Garden is a great chance to celebrate the cultural artistry of Hawaiian Island with a viewing of Georgia O’Keeffe: Vision of Hawaii, and be active with hula session with Hawaiian rhythm and vibes.

Hawaii is almost 5,000 miles away, but as the Hawaiians say, go with joy during the Aloha Night in NYC!


Tuesday, June 9th

Big Apple BBQ block party at Madison Square Park (Madison Square Park, New York, @ 11 AM)

bigapplebbq Weekends are for #wings @ubonsbbq 📷:@robertjacoblerma

One says may you always be surrounded by good friends and great barbeque.

Big Apple BBQ block party will give you that experience.

Get a taste of applewood as Madison Square Park will turn into a bbq-lover’s paradise.


The Vinho Verde Wine Experience (Canoes Studio, New York, @ 12 PM)

vinhoverdewines Vinho Verde Wine Experience about to kick off in Brooklyn! #vvwe

Uncork and unwind!

The famous Vinho Verde Wine Experience is here once again for ever-flowing wine + tasting bites from NYC’s hottest restaurants such as Eataly, Ferris, Conmigo, Silly Chilly Dumplings, and MY/MO Mochi Ice Cream.

Enjoy sipping your wine to live music from Tom Marcari and there will also be live art by Christopher Ghiraldi throughout Canoe Studios’ panoramic indoor/outdoor spaces.


Thursday, June 14th

High Line Hat Party (The Standard, High Line, @ 7 PM)

bellelevy I had a pleasure shooting with @highlinenyc for their upcoming #highlinehatparty 👒 on June 14th. Will be posting more of my favorite shots leading up to the event! • 📸 @carlosdavidphotography

New Yorkers love hats, don’t we?

Well, this time is for you to show your creativity and fashion sense to High Line Park.

The Hat Part will be a Meatpacking-district cocktail/dance social party on the High Line to show their bold style through a hat-themed dress code.

Hats should be glittery, shiny, or any kind of theme, as long as it shows off your expression and swag!


Monday, June 18th

Bryant Park Movie Night: Fried Green Tomatoes (Bryant Park, @ 5 PM)

danygamino I want to travel the world with you ✨ #bucketlistdya #bryanparkmovies

It’s that time of the year again.

Bring your blanket and friends, and sit on the lawn to enjoy a featured movie.

Bring your own picnic food, or purchase it by Hester Street Fair.

On this night,
Fried Green Tomatoes, a classic 1991 comedy-drama film based on the novel, which tells the story of Depression-era friendship between women.


Tuesday, June 19th

Bronx Gothic (Museum of the City of New York, @ 8 PM)

annaehrenstein we have a screening of the docu #bronxgothic about #okwuiokpokwasili at 7pm at the studio at #kw - the artist will be present and have a talk with #nomadumarosamasilela one of this years #berlinbiennale #curators and wit u, come say hi ✌️ For more info go http://bb10.berlinbiennale.de/calendar/im-not-who-you-think-im-not-3-bronx-gothic

“What makes New York, New York?”

For Moonlight & Movies outdoor screening series, Bronx Gothic is going to be played on the Museum’s Terrace.

Directed by Andrew Rossi in 2017, a story rooted in memories of her childhood growing up in South Bronx in the 1980's.


Thursday, June 21st

Free Solstice Celebration 2018 (32-01 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, @ 5 PM)

socratespark For 31 years, Socrates Sculpture Park has supported artists in the production and presentation of public art and provided our #Queens community with FREE access to our exhibitions, gardens, and public programs. Help ensure the Park’s continued success by making a donation this #givingtuesday. . . . Donation link in profile!

Summer solstice, also known as midsummer, is the longest and most light-filled day of the year.

Unite with your locals and friends to celebrate this day at the Socrates Sculpture Park.

Make memories with art-making workshops and activities from the Noguchi Museum, Free Style Arts Association, and the Blue Bus project.

Rock your hips along to performances from 696 Build Queensbridge, and Secret Society Dance Company.

At sunset, witness the annual waterfront Solstice ritual and receive those good vibes.


Friday, June 22nd

Gianmarco Soresi Headlining Stand Up NY (Stand Up NY, New York, @ 7 PM)

gianmarcosoresi I’m headlining @standupny Friday June 22nd!!! Would love to have you there, Mom. Host @thejayschmidt, Guest @rbashir_oms, and Feature @hallabackearl. Ticket link in bio!!!! #standup #comedy #standupcomedy #headliner #friday #nyc

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Gianmarco has headlined Carolines on Broadway EastVille Comedy Club, The Bier Baron performed at Comix Mohegan Sun, New York Comedy Club, Gotham, and UCB, to name a few.

A recent recipient of the Ted Greenberg Grant, he also produces The PIT's weekly all-star stand-up show The Last Laugh with Jay Schmidt and Will Purpura every Sunday at 8 PM.

Catch his headlining show at StandUP New York before the release of his first hour-special, Infinite Bris, is due later this year.


Saturday, June 23rd

Rugged Maniac - New York City (Aviator Sports, 3159 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn @ 7 AM)

ruggedmaniac Saturdays are for helping Maniacs over the Warped Wall!

Want to you get yourself fired up and challenge yourself?

Rugged Maniac is coming back to Aviator Sports and Events Center, with tougher epic obstacles.  Rocket down a massive water slide, climb towers of shipping containers, and underground tunnels. 

This day-long festival will also have mechanical bulls, adult bounce houses.


Sunday, June 24th

Pride Parade  (7th Avenue and 16th Street, Manhattan @ 12 PM)


wetforher Happy pride, y’all 🌞🌈

The first Pride March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration.

We now hold the celebration to recognize and raise awareness of the fight against AIDS and to remember those we have lost to illness, violence, and neglect.

This year’s  Grand Marshal's are Billie Jean King, Lambda Legal, Tyler Ford, Kenita.

Join the crowd on the corner of 7th and 16th at noon to be apart of the step-down, no tickets necessary.  

Friday, June 29th

United Ink: Summer Vibe - 2018 Tattoo & Arts Festival (Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Nassau @ 2 PM)

inthegirlscorner Who’s coming with?!?! We’ll have a booth again, have some awesome fighters coming down to hang out. Contact @manifestmark to make an appointment, the only guy In The Girls Corner will be tattooing. Summer Vibes Tattoo and Art Festival, At Nassau Coliseum, June 29- July 1!!!! #tattooconvention #unitedinktattooconvention #jiujitsu #summervibes #brazilianjiujitsu #unitedink #judo #markmatthews #muaythai #inkmaster #chuteboxe #fighters #kickboxing #tattoo #boxing #gotink #bjj #ink #grappling #sleeve #nassaucoliseum #mmanews #wmma #mma #inthegirlscorner

Do you have a tattoo? Do you want to get one? Are you just a fan of body-arts?

Radio stations WBLI and WBAB is sponsoring the United Ink Summer Vibe Tattoo Festival for  you to explore live tattooing by tattoo masters from around the world, body piercing booths, seminars for tattooing and permanent makeup, and also live laser tattoo removal and consultation. This is a great chance to see and/or add a masterpiece on your body!


Arte Agave 2018 (355 Bowery, Manhattan @ 8 PM)

arteagave This is José. @jcabrera0809 Not only is he a handsome gent, he can shake any type of Agave cocktail you want! #cocktails #tequilanyc #tequila #mezcal #cocktails #gentleman @arteagave



Love Tequila?  A ticket to Arte Agave gets you access to an open bar with over 100 varieties of Agave spirits to sample including Santera, Qui, Riazul Añejo, and Montelobos Mezcal.

In between tastings stop to Hacer + Probar (Make + Taste) and learn the art of making agave inspired cocktails, or handcraft a personalized margarita with Herradura.

Jam out to music by Jarana Beat capture your memories in the OverExpose.me photo booth.

Don’t worry, you won’t leave hungry; munch down carnitas tacos by
Otto's Tacos,  customizable chips and salsa station by Salsa Pistolero, Elote Corn by Hecho en Dumbo, plus an array of Latino-style fare by Rosa Mexicano

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