Lunar New Year Weekend Guide 🌙🏮✨

One week down, how's February treating you? The sun has been shining and fashion week has the streets filled with fun.

Have fun outside while you can. From dance classes to catacomb exploration, check out our weekend guide for a good time.

All Weekend long

Winter Wonderland Escape Up Hunter Mountain

sourcedadventures Never let go! (📷: @lukekonarzewski–#sourcedadventures)

Sourced Adventures is offering trips to Hunter Mountain starting at $89, where you can either snowboard or ski, making the best weekend getaway this winter.

Bring a friend or go solo, either way, there are opportunities to meet new people and create great memories without breaking the bank.

Sourced Adventures provides transportation, helpful guides, and plenty of weekend options that are sure to fit your schedule. So if you’re seeking an escape from the city, look no further.

Brooklyn Flea *mini* Record Fair (625 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn @ 11 AM)

bkflea Monday GREAT NEWS alert! @bkflearecfair returns this weekend! Vinyl vendors will be set up alongside @smorgasburg + the Flea indoors @atlanticterminal FEB 9 + 10th 🎧 Follow #bkflearecfair for previews + tag your record lovin’ friends! #bkflea #wintermarket #vinylhunter #smorgasburg

Vinyl lovers rejoice, the indoor Brooklyn Flea launches its *mini* Record Fair Saturday and Sunday.

Over a dozen vendors popping up inside of the Winter Smorgasburg + Brooklyn Flea Saturday and Sunday.

Vendor Lineup includes Ancient Records, Carolina Soul, Cyclotronic Records, and Disco De Facto o name a few.

Score a few gems to add to your collection, or find a record lovin’ babe. 

Roses for Noses Pet Adoption Event (21 Ludlow St, Manhattan @ 11 AM)

bestfriendsanimalsociety It’s big news: for the first time on record, the total number of dogs and cats killed in America’s shelters in a given year has dropped below the one million mark to about 800,000.⠀ ⠀ We are making tremendous progress, but there is still a long way to go. Read more in today’s blog and see how your community fits into the national picture with our new interactive map, all via the link in our bio! #SaveThemAll #progress #adoptdontshop #spayandneuter #partnerships

In celebration of Valentine's Day, the Best Friends Animal Society is holding a Roses for Noses Pet Adoption Event.

Fall in puppy-love with a dog from Best Friends or one of our participating partner groups, and you can adopt your pet for a $14 fee.

All potential canine bachelor and bachelorettes will receive a beautiful rose as a symbol of the start of their new-found love!

Friday, February 8th

Make Pizza Drink Wine (77 Fulton, Manhattan @ 7 PM)

giuseppeshungry Kind of wishing this was my lunch right now...with a beer. 🍕 + 🍺 = ❤️

Get schooled by world-renowned pizza chefs Roberto and Giorgia Caporuscio at Kesté’s Fulton Street location, where you’ll spend hours with us learning how to make (and taste, obviously!) authentic Neapolitan pizza.

Not only will you gain hands-on experience from the cream of the pizza-making crop, but did we mention you’ll also enjoy sipping on complimentary glasses of house red and white wines for the entire night while learning about the incredible history of Neapolitan pizza-- plus you'll have delicious appetizers like fried burrata and fresh mozzarella served family-style!

Dance Lab 86: MusiCollage ~ Ecstatic Dance (405 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn @ 7:30 PM)

xmarkstheloft Tonight join us at the loft for #musicollage at the loft led by @ljnamer and @danielavihalper join us at 8pm!

Luke Namer and Daniel Halper will lead us in a vocal + movement exploration titled 'MusiCollage':

"MusiCollage is an improvised group vocal jam in an intimate setting. We explore music from different roots, then collaborate to create intertwining music of our own. It's a space for self-expression and group communication through music, and for this Dance Lab, we will also incorporate movement exercises"

This will be followed by an Ecstatic Dance DJ set with Joro Boro, ending with a sound meditation with being:sound.

Interested? Make sure you grab your ticket quick, space is limited. Remember to wear comfortable clothing and there’s not talking on the dance floor. 

FACTO Event for NYFW (302 Broome St, Manhattan @ 8 PM)

factobrand 『FACTO 様』is a collection of handcrafted dress shoes designed for occasions that require an elevated expression of personal aesthetic. Drawn from the honorific “sama” and made by master artisans in the city of Sao Joao de Madeira, the silhouettes transition seamlessly between casual and formal, offering a sophisticated yet comfortable alternative to sneakers. Discover how FACTO-sama can elevate your feet and your fashion week at @betterdays_nyc, February 8th. An open bar will run from 8-10 pm with music by Max August . . . . . . . . #facto #factosama #factobrand #dressshoes #mensdressshoes #dressshoesformen #fashiondressshoes #dressshoes #nyfw #nyfw2019 #nyfwstreetstyle #nyfw19 #nyfwm #nyfwtheshows #nyfwmens #nyfwstyle #fashionweek #fashionweek2019 #fashionweeknyc #fashionweekstreetstyle #fashionweekstyle

FACTO and Caché invite you to put on your best threads and strut your self for fashion week as they introduce FACTO-sama, a new epoch of sophistication from FACTO.

Be sure to arrive between 8-10 PM for the open bar and stay for the karaoke (yes even the William Hung’s, we wanna hear you sing your heart out).

For the fancy, there's a VIP karaoke room 🎤 as well as a club with sounds by Max August.

The event is invite only so please be sure to RSVP to save your spot.

90's vs 00's Hip Hop & RnB Sing-Along (54 N 11th St, Brooklyn)

schimanskinyc Big weekend ahead... 12/21 @nero 12/22 @boris.transmit, @carlolio, @nathanbarato & @louiecorrales

Secret Formula will host a 90’s vs 2000's Hip Hop & RnB Sing-Along at Schimanski in Williamsburg.

It'll be an evening of non-stop singing and dancing to the tightest rhymes and biggest jams from the 1990’s to the 2000’s.

This Is How We Do It: over two hours of party-starting hits with original music videos and lyrics on the screen so everyone can sing and rap along together. Dressing in your best 90’s or 2000's gear guarantees a good time.

New York Restaurant Week

kellariny Happy Friday!🎉 Come in today and try the chef’s delectable special: Oven baked Alaskan Cod with roasted butternut squash, peppers, caramelized onions and a lime maple aioli #foodie #foodiesofinstagram #foodiegram #foodies #foodgasm #foodporn #nomnom #nomnomnom #fish #freshfish #freshcatch #sustainable #sustainableliving #sustainability #seafood #seafoodlover

With over 25,000 registered restaurants New York City is a food capital of the world.

Today is the last night of the biannual food celebration. Enjoy the best gourmet the city has to offer without breaking the bank, our favorite is delicious Greek at Kellari.

Saturday, February 9th

Lunar New Year Extravaganza
(75 9th Ave, Manhattan @ 4 PM)

pearl_river_mart Happy Lunar New Year! 🎇🐷🎇 Lunar New Year Day is here at last and you know what that means: firecrackers galore! Every year a firecracker ceremony is held in Sara D. Roosevelt Park in lower Manhattan, a great way to scare away those pesky evil spirits and start the year off with a bang. 📷 : @betterchinatown * * * #lunarnewyear #lny #chinesenewyear #yearofthepig #goodluck #fortune #springfestival #xinniankuaile #gongxifacai #firecrackers #firecracker

Pearl River Mart celebrates Lunar New Year with an extravaganza at their Chelsea Market location. In celebration of the year of the pid there will be a Chinese Ribbon Dance, Lion Dance and a dumpling and beer tasting.

Catacombs by Candlelight Tour (263 Mulberry St, Manhattan @ 11 AM)

mg_imagenes St. Patrick's Cathedral #stpatrickscathedral #cathedral #church #catholic #faith #photography #blackandwhitephotography #newyork #newyorkcity #streetphotography

Beneath the Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral are the only catacombs in Manhattan, and one of only a handful that exist in the entire United States.

Underneath the nave of this 200 year old church are the crypts that have been a silent witness to the many struggles and accomplishments of prominent New Yorkers. Just recently, the Basilica decided that it was time to open the underground crypts for public touring. Get tickets and don't miss your chance.

Sunday, February 10th

Sweethearts Matchmaking Bazaar (100 W 77th St, Manhattan @ 11 AM)

anthonyseastside What’s better than Italian-comfort-goodness on a rainy day like today? Even better, we’re dishing out @beyondmeat sausage sandwiches. Come see us @grandbazaarnyc until 5:30!

Pick-up handmade Valentine sweets and gifts at Grand Bazaar NYC from talented local designers and makers while finding love on Sunday.

Indulge in your rom-com fantasies and meet your special someone by signing up for LoveMaze. Get paired with your perfect Valentine by using their scientific match-making algorithm.

The best part? Your search for love will support a good cause, with 30% of the ticket price will be donated to four local public schools, benefiting over 4,000 children. 

BAM Black Comix Expo (30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn @ 11 AM)

bam_brooklyn Comic book nerds, graphic novel aficionados, fantasy lovers, and all-around fans of the art form are invited to the second annual BAM Black Comix Expo this Sunday, Feb 10, co-presented by the @blackcomicscollective. During this FREE event, meet the next generation of black superheroes, hear a panel discussion about women and Afrofuturism, participate in a children's art workshop, take part in a superhero cosplay showcase, and so much more. For more information, go to

Comic book nerds, graphic novel aficionados, fantasy lovers, and all-around fans of the art form are invited to the second annual BAM Black Comix Expo, co-presented by the The Black Comics Collective.

Meet the next generation of black superheroes, hear a panel discussion about women and Afrofuturism, participate in a children's art workshop, take part in a superhero cosplay showcase, and engage in a unique VR experience.

This expo demonstrates the demand for diversity and representation across sci-fi and fantasy genres by presenting a range of acclaimed independent comic writers and illustrators, as well as the freshest emerging talent.

New York Islanders v. Minnesota Wild (620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn @ 3 PM)

ny_islanders Not even surprised that Mr. Barzal and Mr. Beauvillier are BFFs. 😉 #Isles⁠ ⁠

Watch the New York Islanders take on the Minnesota Wild on their home turf. 

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