We’re back for a new round of NYC Best Weekday Bets! Each day will feature a top pick in the areas of 1. fitness (active), 2. comedy, 3. culture, 4. film, 5. food + drink, 6. free, 7. music and 8. staying in (because let’s face it, sometimes you just want to not leave your couch). Tons happening this week ft. a free screening of Zombieland, an Avril Lavine show (our GIF theme), long board dancing and more! Details:
Monday September 30
ACTIVE: Hit up East River Park Field 8 for some meditation and long board dancing!
COMEDY: Hit up a new round of Butterboy at Littlefield tonight! The lineup includes Marcella Arguello, Will Miles, Giulia Rozzi, Matt Braunger and more, and tickets are $10.
CULTURE: CLEARLY get to Town Hall, where Debbie Harry will be discussing her memoir tonight! Tickets are $44 each.
FILM: Zombieland is screening for free on Our Wicked Lady’s rooftop tonight! (Last free outdoor screening of the season!)
FOOD + DRINK: There’s a new round of Masters of Social Gastronomy happening at Caveat tonight! The topic of discussion is PLANT MILKS, and tickets are $10-$12 each.
FREE: Scope Deidre and the Dark and Pink Flamingo Rhythm Revue at Sid Gold’s Request Room!
MUSIC: Aldous Harding is sold out at Music Hall of Williamsburg, but get on that resale shit to see if anyone’s selling! BUT you can for sure catch a $30 Emotional Oranges + Chiiild show at Brooklyn Steel!
STAY IN: WATCH BEETLEJUICE ON SYFY, OBVIOUSLY!
Tuesday October 1
ACTIVE: Swing by Catland for a new round of Yoga for Witches! Tickets are $15.
COMEDY: Phoebe Robinson is at Union Hall for $15! YA GOTTA GO!
CULTURE: Head to Public Records for a free album experience and discussion with the one and only Angel Olsen!
FILM: Scope a screening of Murder in the Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story at IFC Center tonight ft. a bonus Q+A w/ director Adam Dubin! Tickets are $16.
FOOD + DRINK: It’s Oktoberfest at Brooklyn Brewery! Go enjoy beers, brats ‘n brass // tickets start at $5!
FREE: Head to Nitehawk Prospect Park for some free movie trivia, duh!
MUSIC: I mean, Avril Lavigne is playing at Pier 17, so…like, yeah, tickets are $145+, BUT…
STAY IN: Hocus Pocus is on ABC Family // HELL YEAH.
Wednesday October 2
ACTIVE: Brooklyn Sports Club is giving a day of free entry to anybody who’s cosplaying in honor of NYCC!
COMEDY: Head to Union Hall for another Phoebe Robinson gig! Tickets are still $15 a pop.
CULTURE: I mean, Ben Platt is gonna be in conversation with Judith flippin’ LIGHT at 92Y tonight, so that’s a thing! Tickets are $43 each.
FILM: It’s October, so welcome to SPOOK TOWN! You can scope a special screening of Mark of the Devil at Nitehawk Williamsburg for $18!
FOOD + DRINK: It’s the NYCC edition of Spoons, Toons ‘n Booze over at Nitehawk Prospect Park! Tickets are $18, there’ll be a cereal bar ‘n plenty of IPA, PLUS as an added bonus they’ll be giving out a few free passes to NYCC 2019!
FREE: Head to the AMNH to catch their Library’s Harold Boeschenstein Director Tom Baione as he discusses their archives and collections! Free w/ RSVP!
STAY IN: I’m not like, ULTRA-pleased with this season of AHS, but I feel like I’m obligated to stick with it now that I’m two episodes in. SO, there is that, but also if you’re not in the mood for Ryan Murphy vibes, just watch Coyote Ugly on E!
Thursday October 3
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