Month: June 2018
HOW TO COOL OFF THIS WEEKEND WITH NYC’S 10 COOLEST OUTDOOR POOLS
Summer is finally here, which means it’s time to figure out all of your “stay cool” survival plans. One great way: outdoor pools, which NYC has in abundance—there are 52 in the city, and they’re set to open to the public on June 27.
But how do you know which of those swimming spots are worth your time? We’ve got you covered; here, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best outdoor pools in NYC. Of note: Some are free to the public while others require a day pass or charge an entry fee. (And if there’s cool pool around NYC that you’re particularly fond of, let us know in the comments below.)
Looking for more ways to cool off? Beaches are open for the season and we’ve rounded our picks of the best ones to check out, as well as highlighted the best hotels with rooftop and indoor pools. If water isn’t your thing, there is this nifty guide to places where you can enjoy free air conditioning in New York City. Continue Reading ›
THIS WEEKENDS CONCERT AT THE FOREST HILLS STADIUM: DROPKICK MURPHYS AND FLOGGING MOLLY
DROPKICK MURPHYS & FLOGGING MOLLY
Friday June 22nd
Doors: 4:30 pm
Show: 6:00 pm
Price: $49.50 – $55.00 Each, or $199.50 for a 6-Pack
More about the bands after the bump….
Community Collaboration Brings ‘Sensory Garden’ To Public School In Middle Village
A unique new teaching tool designed to get students to learn outside the classroom is now on display at a Middle Village school thanks to a group effort from the local community.
The sensory garden at P.S./I.S 49 opened on June 14 when school nurse Cindy Ciulla cut a ceremonial red ribbon alongside Councilman Robert Holden and local employees of Home Depot. With a self-professed interest in horticultural therapy, Ciulla came up with the idea more than a year ago as a way to engage students’ senses as they learn about nature, and Holden helped connect her with the means to get it done. Continue Reading ›
New Sunnyside Weekend Pop-Up Market Highlighting Local Businesses Starts June 23
Come to Sunnyside to check out a new weekend pop-up market in Bliss Plaza this summer.
Local vendors and businesses will come together for Pop Up Market Weekends in Bliss Plaza, located between 46th Street and Queens Boulevard, to sell food, homemade crafts, jewelry and gifts. Continue Reading ›
THIS WEEKENDS SUMMER CONCERTS AT THE FOREST HILLS STADIUM
Get ready for some music at the Forest Hills Stadium this weekend!
On Friday, catch a performance by indie rock band Alt-J with Kamasi Washington at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $56.50 to $69.
You can purchase tickets here: http://foresthillsstadium.com/event/alt-j/
On Sunday at 8 p.m., Roger Daltrey performs The Who’s “TOMMY.” It’s a special one-night-only performance with members of The Who and The New York Pops. Tickets range from $51 to $251.
You can purchase tickets here: http://foresthillsstadium.com/event/roger-daltrey/
Forest Hills Stadium is located at 1 Tennis Place in Forest Hills.
Here Are A Few Places In Queens Where You Can Celebrate Father’s Day
Father’s Day is right around the corner, but there’s still time to make plans to celebrate dear ol’ dad.
As a day to celebrate the fathers (or father figures) in your life, one way you can honor all that they’ve done for you by taking them out for a nice meal. Here are a few places in Queens where you can celebrate Father’s Day. Continue Reading ›