Queens Jazz Trail

Queens Jazz Trail

What does Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich, Billie Holiday, Ben Webster and Louis Armstrong have in common besides being jazz legends? They all lived in Queens at one time and their houses are part of the Queens Jazz Trail, a must for jazz lovers. Visit the highlighted links for more information on the historic neighborhood of Addisleigh Park and a visit to Flushing Town Hall and  the Louis Armstrong House Museum. […]

November 28, 2014 at 2:00 am 0 comments

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

It’s Thanksgiving next week! We wanted to post something for you to do that is different from the usual Thanksgiving events (although we do encourage you to check out the Thanksgiving Parade) so we searched the web and asked around and found out about Big Onion’s Post Thanksgiving Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour. This tour is focused on the ethnic diversity of […]

November 17, 2014 at 7:08 pm 0 comments

Raptor Migration

Raptor Migration

This Saturday November 15th, NYC Parks is hosting a free raptor migration watch. The event will happen in Spring Creek Park at 75 St. between Belt Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenue in Brooklyn. The Park Rangers, who can assist with information and equipment to make the viewing more successful, will guide the event. We invite you to enjoy this natural phenomenon and learn a little more about […]

November 7, 2014 at 10:10 pm 0 comments

Brooklyn Flea

Brooklyn Flea

Photo © Free Williamsburg This weekend (and every weekend until November 23rd) is the Brooklyn Flea Market in Williamsburg! New York is famous for its flea markets and the curious objects and relics you can find in them. We found THIS GREAT ARTICLE from TimeOut Magazine that tells a little bit about the flea and also has a great calendar. On […]

November 3, 2014 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

NYC Marathon

NYC Marathon

This week is the TCS New York City Marathon. Over the last 43 years the New York City Marathon has grown from 55 finishers to over 50 thousand of finishers. It has become New York City’s most popular marathon. This year, the marathon will happen on Sunday, November 2nd and will run 26.2 miles starting and ending in Central Park […]

October 27, 2014 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

BOO

BOO

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! We’re pretty psyched about Halloween here at BT. Especially because we found this awesome lantern-guided tour of New York City. It is all about ghosts, murder, and mystery in our sweet but scary home of NYC. We encourage you to take a look at their WEBSITE and plan to take this tour to get the mystery insight of […]

October 18, 2014 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Pickle Day in NYC

Pickle Day in NYC

PICKLE DAY AT NYC Get your jars together because this Sunday is PICKLE DAY! It’s happening in the Lower East Side from noon to 5pm. We encourage you to check out the website for Pickle day because it is so well put together. They really went the extra mile to have a good-looking platform. Also, if pickles are your favorite food, […]

October 17, 2014 at 2:00 am 0 comments

ART IN ODD PLACES

ART IN ODD PLACES

“The Big Head Brigade” Photo credit: Karen Bell Thursday was the first day of Art in Odd Places here in or culture-filled home of NYC. We are so eager to be presenting AIOP in our page! As its name describes, Art in Odd Places makes visual and performance art accessible to New Yorkers in unexpected places. Every year, the AIOP […]

October 10, 2014 at 7:34 pm 0 comments

ARCHTOBER

ARCHTOBER

Archtober is a yearly month-long celebration of New York City’s Architecture and Design. For the next month, many activities, programs, and exhibitions will be taking place throughout the city. We encourage you to take a look and explore this amazing opportunity! Make sure to keep an eye on the Building of the Day tab, which will be highlighting some of […]

October 3, 2014 at 2:00 am 0 comments

CHILE PEPPER FESTIVAL

CHILE PEPPER FESTIVAL

IT’S A HOT SATURDAY IN BROOKLYN Live music, fire breathers, food artisans, beautiful gardens and 22 years of spicy culture. It is the Chile Pepper Festival at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, which happens from 11am to 6pm this Saturday, September 27, 2014.

September 26, 2014 at 4:14 pm 0 comments