Pull out your best summer whites, the beaches have reopened and summer has arrived.
Get out and enjoy the warm weather. From late night jazz to yoga art parties we've got you covered.
New York B.I.G Salsa Festival (1335 6th Ave, Manhattan @ 10 AM)
There’s an opportunity to loosen up stiff hips and dance from morning to night! The BIG Salsa Festival at New York Midtown Hotel is bringing big soulful sounds to dancers and salsa music lovers in the city. The participants of this event will include some of the best salsa instructors from all around the world, teaching and performing throughout the day. The amazing music and poised performances will be accompanied by salsa and bachata hits from well versed Dj’s as well.
An Intoxicated Reading Of, “Romy And Michelle’s High school Reunion” (149 7th Street, Brooklyn @ 7 PM)
A Drinking Game NYC presents classic films via live readings on stage starring talented actors! The performances of well known films from the 80’s and 90’s bring another layer of entertainment to the old school motion pictures. Every month features a new film selection, with previous films like The Princess Bride, Ghostbuster and Back To The Future being performed for eager audiences. The catch is that every film has a list of phrases and words that will trigger the audience and everyone involved to take a drink. The venue’s bar opens at 5 pm and it is recommended attendees arrive early to secure a good seat.
Harlem Late Night Jazz (46th West 116th Street, Manhattan @ 9 PM)
MIST Harlem is hosting Harlem Late Night Jazz with C. Kelly Wright, boasting the best that live jazz in New York City has to offer. Guests can listen to smooth performers and purchase food or drinks from the open bar. The highlight of this event is its non-profit nature, geared toward the preservation and celebration of music and culture in Harlem.
The Brooklyn Flea Market (176 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn @ 10 AM)
There are 150 wonderful vendors featured at the Fort Greene flagship location from The Flea. The event will run every Saturday from April to November, within the 40,000 square foot yard of the Bishop Loughlin Memorial High school. If you’re looking to attend, expect pieces that range from hipster to vintage. There will also be food for sale and music!
Wine Tasting Night (50 3rd Ave, Manhattan @ 7 PM)
If you’re looking to learn a few things about wine but feel a little intimidated by the events servings large quantities of sips you can’t even pronounce, this more intimate and fun experience is for you. Although it is for beginners, Wine Tasting Night at Taste Wine Co. is offering attendees a sampling of six different wines available according to season and a chance to learn from a sommelier. Topics covered during the class range from tasting techniques and popular wine regions to history and everyday wine appreciation tips.
Burgers, Bourbon & Beethoven (500 25th Street, Brooklyn @ 7 PM)
The Angel’s Share is launching their second season with their first “Burgers, Bourbon & Beethoven Festival,” combining epic B’s. The kickoff includes two types of sliders straight off a sizzling grill, ready for judging via Burger Club. Next, guests will taste a vast spread of supreme Bourbons and mingle. It closes with a live performance from the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony.
Yoga Art Party (138 Saint James Place, Brooklyn @ 2 PM)
Instead of deciding on one way to recover after a wild weekend or tough week, give yourself the entire day to relax and revive your being with the Yoga Art Party this Sunday. Kali Ann will be hosting an hour of Hatha/ Vinyasa flow yoga class as well as a creative painting portion to get the mind refreshed and stimulated. The later portion of the party will include live performances from poets, rappers, singers, dancers and others who sign up for the open mic. There will also be giveaways and vendors selling a variety of items.
Ghost Hunting In The American Museum Of Natural History (W 81st Street Columbus Ave, Manhattan @ 3:30 PM)
With all those unique exhibits full of real artifacts and fossils, one has to wonder, is the Museum Of Natural History haunted? Imagine the enormous stomping of a phantom T-Rex trodding down the corridor behind you, ferocious and towering. The licensed paranormal tour guides from NYC called the “Ghost Doctors” say anything is possible on their tour. By leading the spiritually curious through the old dinosaurs exhibits, dioramas and viewings of irreplaceable artifacts from ancient civilizations all over the globe, the group collectively invites otherworldly spirits to communicate.
Vintage Clothing Expo (360 Jefferson Street, Brooklyn @ 2 PM)
Over 25 vendors will show up with vintage threads for sale this Sunday at The Vintage Joints’ Vintage Clothing Expo event in Brooklyn. Visitors with an eye for fashion or welcomed to attend with a chance to buy, sell and trade pieces from brands such as Nike, Louis Vuitton, Guess, The North Face and many more. The night will also wrap up with live musical performances!