Our upcoming tours for the week include our Wine Tasting & Tour at Rooftop Reds and our West Village Neon Signs Tour. Also join the first ever bike-in movie night and listen to panel discussions about President Obama’s tenure in the White House, and the history of the Bronx through photographs.
Monday, September 19th
After a successful installation in London’s Trafalgar Square back in April 2016, a replica of The Arch of Triumph, a 1,800-year-old arch, destroyed by the Islamic State in Palmyra, Syria, will be installed in City Hall Park on September 19th.
“The Obama Years in Black and White,” a discussion with CNN correspondent and anchor Don Lemon, MSNBC analyst Jonathan Alter, and blues musician Daryl Davis, will be held in The Greene Space, located on 44 Charlton Street (corner of Varick Street) at WNYC. The event kicks off at 7:00 p.m. and will explore themes of race, justice and equality. A $15 ticket includes one drink.
Tuesday, September 20th
Picturing the Bronx on Film brings together a panel of photographers and scholars to explore how the Bronx has been photographed from the mid-20th century to the present. Inspired by Bronx-born photographer, Mel Rosenthal, the program accompanies the Museum of the City of New York’s exhibition, In the South Bronx of America: Photographs by Mel Rosenthal. The panel discussion will be held inside the Museum of the City of New York at 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd St. Tickets: $16 for adults, $12 for students and seniors (free for members). RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org (Jacob Tugendrajch) or email@example.com.
Wednesday, September 21st
The IFP Screen Forward Labs Showcase gives audiences a first look at 20 new television and webseries before they premiere. The event will take place from 7 – 10 pm on Pier 1 at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
On September 21st at 7:30 pm, join tour guide and author, Thomas Rinaldi, on our West Village Neon Signs Tour, which will take you past dozens of signs dating back to the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s. We will see them light up at dusk and discuss their design, origins and future!
Thursday, September 22nd
NYC’s only Bike-In Movie Night will be at held Prospect Park Bandshell at 141 Prospect Park West. Citi Bike will screen The Goonies and provide a valet service for both Citi bikes and personal bikes. Snacks and beverages will also available. RVSP here. The event is free to attend, and runs from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday, September 23rd
Tickets are on sale for MetroCAF 2016, the fourteenth edition of the metropolitan-area college computer animation festival. See the best of this year’s selections at NYIT’s Auditorium at 1871 Broadway, from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM.
Saturday, September 24th
Check out our Wine Tasting & Tour at Rooftop Reds, the World’s First Rooftop Vineyard, which will explore the world’s first commercially viable rooftop vineyard hidden within the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Enjoy your Saturday lounging in a hammock while sipping on Rooftop Red wines! Saturday tickets for our Secrets of Grand Central Tour are also sold out, but we have a bunch of dates lined up for September, October and November!
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with a full day of scheduled events from 12:00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. During the Little Red Lighthouse Festival, the lighthouse will be open to the public for visits; there will also be live music, food vendors and educational presentations led by NYC Urban Park Rangers. Enter the festival at 181st Street or 156th Street.
Sunday, September 25th
Between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m., take a walk down Orchard Street, for LES Pickle Day. You’ll walk right into a pickle bazaar, featuring 20+ picklers, local boutiques and restaurants, live music and the first home pickling/dancing contest ever.