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NuLeaf, a new plant-based work lunch spot, opens in Flatiron next week

When New York State Governor Cuomo on Wednesday urged personal employers to pull their workforce again into the workplace like some wealthy jerk at a celebration indignantly detailing why you should go to the Amalfi Coast, visions of weekday lunches leapt to thoughts.  There have all the time been a couple of not-so-great work lunch choices in NYC: Put together, pack, and bear in mind to convey one thing from dwelling, stand in line on the salad place or no matter, or go to lunch, which isn't very satisfying as a result of you possibly can solely have one glass of wine if that and the entire thing must occur in 45 minutes at greatest and it simply finally ends up seeming like extra bother than it is value. The center one largely splits the distinction, and a brand new possibility is comin...
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There’s a giant sandcastle in the middle of Manhattan right now

The concrete jungle of Manhattan is at the moment residence to NYC's tallest sandcastle. Matt Lengthy, a world-renowned, skilled sand sculptor, simply completed constructing a large sandcastle in the midst of Manhattan at Brookfield Place for its "Sand Celebration." RECOMMENDED: North America’s largest billboard is now displaying hyperrealistic crashing waves Between July 23 and 26, Lengthy fastidiously and meticulously sculpted and carved away at his fortress, which, let's be trustworthy, needed to be tall to match the huge skyscrapers surrounding it. {Photograph}: Courtesy Arts Brookfield {Photograph}: Courtesy Arts Brookfield You may see it at Brookfield Place's waterfront plaza now by way of August 14. Lengthy, who was an unique forged member of the Journey channel's S...
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Should New Yorkers start wearing masks indoors again?

You might wish to say goodbye to the decrease half of your acquaintances' faces for the foreseeable future, it was good seeing their mouths and chins whereas it lasted. New steerage from the CDC on Tuesday, July 27 means that "totally vaccinated individuals put on masks in public indoor settings in areas of considerable or excessive transmission." Sadly for New Yorkers, all 5 boroughs match into that class.  Whereas many native companies have allowed unmasked people indoors, on the dignity system that they're totally vaccinated, these guidelines could change with this new steerage from the CDC. Thus far, Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Queens have substantial charges of transmission, with 2 p.c of COVID-19 exams coming again constructive, whereas Staten Island has excessive ranges of ...
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Luma Light Festival returns upstate this September

Centered on redefining the immersive artwork expertise for the pandemic age, LUMA is again with a novel gentle pageant this fall. LUMA Projection Arts Pageant will return to Binghamton (a fast prepare trip, bus journey or drive from NYC) on Friday, September tenth and Saturday, September eleventh, 2021. Because of the nature of the artwork, your entire pageant occurs at night time, when Binghamton's Metropolis Corridor can flip right into a fairy story -worthy gingerbread home, the town courthouse transforms into Stonehenge, and lightweight overpowers surfaces to make these inventive illusions appear completely actual. You must see it to consider it.  LUMA is the one pageant in america to focus totally on projection mapping, visible artwork kind that turns 3D objects of varied sizes and ...
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An epic free performing arts festival is coming to Little Island this August

A significant performing arts competition coming to Little Island subsequent month will value less-than-a-little cash to attend. The island’s operators introduced yesterday {that a} free month-long arts competition is heading to the island in August that can function greater than 450 artists in over 160 performances. Among the many lineup might be music, dance, poetry and comedy exhibits. Questioning simply who you’ll have the ability to see carry out dwell on the metropolis’s distinctive new floating park? It could be simpler to overview those that you just gained’t have the ability to catch. At present on the docket are well-known comedians Michelle Buteau, Ziwe and Bowen Yang, dance performances that might be curated by Misty Copeland, Robert Garland and Georgina Pazcoguin, dwell musi...
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Everything we know so far about HBO’s “And Just Like That”

And similar to that, we have uncovered some secrets and techniques in regards to the extremely anticipated "Intercourse and the Metropolis" reboot. The HBO Max reboot has been, predictably, extremely secretive, about what the brand new episodes will entail, however a slew of movie star sightings, a web page of leaked script acquired by Web page Six, and social media pages of the collection' largest stars have given us a take a look at what the 10-episode present will seem like after we can lastly watch it.  Carrie Bradshaw is a podcaster now Who wants a Birkin when you possibly can carry an NPR tote bag? Ms. Bradshaw's column has gone the way in which of Time Out New York's print version (RIP), and her musings at the moment are purely digital, although probably as a visitor, not as a bun...
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You can win a free weekend trip to Philadelphia this August

Trying to take an reasonably priced weekend getaway this August and don’t thoughts packing gentle? Then there’s a brand new regional journey getaway it's possible you'll be eager about! Now you can enter to win a free weekend getaway in Philly from Go to Philadelphia. They’re at the moment giving freely journeys for 5 weekends—from August 6 by September 3—the place the winner will obtain a fanny pack packed stuffed with only-in-Philly journey experiences. (Sure, you learn that appropriately. A fanny pack.) No, the fanny packs aren't stuffed with precise cheesesteaks. (Sadly.) However they're stuffed with tickets and present playing cards value $3,300 every! Now that appears like it will make for a reasonably memorable getaway! Included within the fanny treasure packs are a lodge keep, d...
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NYC Restaurant Week is back this summer and here’s what you should order at its best spots

New York Metropolis Restaurant Week, which is now stay for eating, has been a twice annual custom since 1992. When it first bought cooking, the culinary vacation was celebrated with $19.92 lunch specials at eating places like Tribeca Grill. Surprisingly, these noon meals solely rose to $26 by 2020. What's even wilder? This yr’s costs have really fallen. Form of.  Summer time 2021’s NYC Restaurant Week, which runs from July 19 by way of August 22, has three pricing tiers: $21, $39 and $125 for lunch or dinner. RW organizers advise eating places to supply not less than an entree and a facet for the primary two tiers, and the $125 ticket should embody three or extra programs plus slightly one thing additional like wine.  This yr, greater than 500 collaborating Italian, Thai, Russian, Cuban,...
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Flame, a pyrotechnic pop-up restaurant, is coming to NYC

New York's hottest pop-up is opening this fall. Flame, a eating expertise led by "pyro-chefs" will carry culinary journey to the town, at an undisclosed location, beginning November 18. The pop-up restaurant lets diners watch their meals being "flamed to perfection" in a two-course journey paired with themed cocktails and loads of hearth, designed to spark your palate's curiosity. Blowtorches and molecular gastronomy will pair up for this dinner that is half consuming, half efficiency.  FlameFlame's pyrotechnic efficiency   Tickets to Flame are $85 per particular person and nonrefundable. West Coast diners might also acknowledge the expertise just like Gastro Storage's Torched expertise in Hollywood, the place blowtorch-wielding culinary mechanics craft a connoisseur eight-course ...
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Six great books to read this summer set in NYC

Summer time studying season is right here, and whether or not you are curating your summer season holds record on the New York Public Library or preparing for a purchasing spree at your favourite native bookstore, the choices can really feel limitless. This summer season, loads of glorious breezy and thought-provoking page-turners happen inside the 5 boroughs, so even for those who're leaving town to get in studying sesh, or simply laying out on the Nice Garden on a summer season Friday, you possibly can delve some city-set summer season fiction. As a result of why let your thoughts journey anyplace else?  The Different Black Lady by Zakiya Dalila Harris An inside, provocative have a look at the racial inequality inside certainly one of New York's signature industries, with only a sprin...