Modern day Last Suppers, Midsummer Night Swing and a cross-state Hot Dog Walk.

Monday, June 25:  In a secret location tonight,  StudioFeast  supper club will host an  evening of small bites and whiskey cocktails in their directly named “We Love Pork & Whiskey” event, while premiering the  short documentary about their “Last Meal” events. The Last Meal prompts its new members with the question, “You’re about to die, what’s your last meal?” and creates an original meal from the responses. 7:30pm; $115, [Tickets]

Tuesday, June 26: Midsummer Night Swing kicks off for the summer at Damrosch Park with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, paying tribute to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. Dance Floor Opens at 6pm; Live Sets at 7:30—8:30 and 9:00—10:00; $17 for single tickets, season pass available.

Wednesday, June 27: The exhibit Matter Out of Place opens at The Kitchen with  new work by New York—based artists who observe, represent, and activate public spaces, looking to redefine strictly defined spaces in our urban environment.  FREE

Thursday, June 28: Don’t miss Photoville at the Brooklyn Bridge Park. Old freight containers transformed into exhibition spaces. Catch the talk on “The Art of Fashion Portraiture” by Musée Magazine at 4:30-5:30 pm. FREE

Also, the long anticipated reopening of McCarren Park Pool happens on Thursday.

Friday, June 29: First Crush Wines, a Birchbox-like wine subscription that adapts to your preferences each month as you rate wines that are sent to you (via mobile app) will have a live launch event. $20/10% off using code FCNobleRot courtesy of The Noble Rot. [Tickets]

Saturday, June 30: An ongoing event that should not be overlooked is the weekly Awesome ’80s Prom at Webster Hall, with packages named King/Queen, Prince/Princess and Prom Committee. 8pm to late. [Tickets]

Sunday, July 1: Forgotten New York/Greater Astoria Historical Society’s Memorial Hot Dog Walk will  re-create one of historian Bernard Ente’s annual anticipated ‘hot dog walks’ crossing the George Washington Bridge to Fort Lee, NJ and on to the Anthony Bourdain-honored roadside hot dog stand, Hiram’s. Noon; $15.  Register by emailing  Kevin at erpietri@earthlink.net or GAHS at info@astorialic.org.

Catch the last few days of Neil Goldberg’s exhibit Stories the City Tells Itself at the Museum of the City of New York. Our review here. 10am-6pm. Suggested admission $10/$6 for students.

Check out more things to do on our event page.


  1. Bob Singleton says:

    We had to reschedule the Hot Dog Walk for later in the summer because of the temperature – in the mid-90s – bad for a 5 hour hike!

  2. Kevin says:

    We have had to cancel the Hot Dog Walk on Sunday, July 1.

  3. Debbie says:


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