Schimanski will Host a Rave of Thrones Event with GOT Star Kristian Nairn on 4/13
Williamsburg nightclub Schimanski (54 N. 11th Street) will host a RAVE OF THRONES party on Saturday, April 13th with Kristian Nairn, aka Hodor from Game of Thrones. The event will take place the night before the final season's premiere as part of The Evolution Tour criss-crossing the globe. Doors open at 9pm and the party goes till 4:30am. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased here.
Earth Day 5K Green Tour on 4/22
The Earth Day Initiative will host its 5th Annual Earth Day 5K Green Tour on Earth Day, Monday April 22nd. Guests are invited to get outside and visit green organizations around the city including a river ecology school on the Hudson River, a state-of-the-art waste and recycling center, a zero waste office and a rooftop farm on top of an office building. Lunch provided by Just Salad. It’s a great way to support great green sites and to find out how to get involved, volunteer, and stay green throughout the year. For more information purchase tickets here.
Earth Day New York 2019 Green Fair and Earth Day 50 Art Installation on 4/23
The Earth Day Initiative's annual green fair will take place on Tuesday, April 23rd from 12pm - 6:30pm (at E. 17th and Broadway). This annual outdoor Earth Day celebration is free and open to the public and it's also the most highly-attended Earth Day happening in the country. Event highlights include a live art installation where artists will paint large-scale canvases on various environmental themes relating to the Green New Deal live on site with art supplies donated by Blick. The art will be sold with proceeds going to support Earth Day Initiative's year-round environmental education programs. There will also be an Earth Day Action Center where guests will learn simple ways to make a positive green impact in their lives and they'll be invited to share their own sustainability stories. Dozens of exhibitors from a wide range of organizations including environmental campaigns, local eateries, government agencies and national corporate partners as well as green lifestyle products and services will be on hand. Live musical performances, talks and interactive activities for kids and adults alike will also take place. More information can be found here.
Roof at Park South Opening on 5/1
Roof at Park South (125 E 27th Street) is a seasonal rooftop cocktail bar and garden oasis above the Park South Hotel. This oasis provides a unique sky-high experience with quintessential summer cocktails to pair with a delicious bar menu from James Beard Award Winning Chef Tim Cushman — the perfect complements to unobstructed views of the city skyline, making it the best outdoor celebration destination. The roof will officially open to the public for its 6th season on May 1st with a new menu featuring cocktails like their margarita made with silver tequila, combier and fresh lime juice.
Bacon and Beer Classic on 6/8
The New York Bacon and Beer Classic is coming to Brooklyn for the first time ever. The 6th annual event will take place at Brooklyn Mirage (140 Stewart Ave) on Saturday, June 8th. Brooklyn Mirage is an elusive, open-air sanctuary, which will provide the ultimate summer kickoff party backdrop to celebrate the best things in life; namely bacon and beer. Over 50 local restaurants will serve up bold bacon-inspired dishes, and the best local breweries will pour over 100 top craft beers over the course of two sessions. Ticketed guests are invited to indulge in unlimited samplings of bacon mac 'n cheese, pork banh mi and bacon sliders to name a few and wash it all down with unlimited pours from the best east coast brewers. The Classic will also feature incredible live music, delicious BBQ and interactive awesome games and contests. Rally your foodie friends and get ready to experience bacon and beer like never before. All-inclusive tickets begin at $69 and get you craft beers, bacon dishes, music, games, and the chance to participate in Hormel's Bacon Eating Contest where the winner will receive a year's supply of their Black Label Bacon. General Admission ticket holders have a choice to attend an afternoon session from 1pm-4pm or evening session from 7pm-10pm. VIP and Power Hour ticket holders get to enter Brooklyn Mirage an hour early in order to skip the lines and feast first. Tickets can be purchased here.