NY Life Weekender — 24 August 2012
What to Do in NYC This Weekend- 8/24/12

Looking for last minute, off-the-cuff weekend plans? LocalBozo.com has got you covered. It’s not too late to figure it all out. For a glimpse of upcoming events that we’ll be covering, check out the calendar in our side bar to your right. Otherwise, here are a few highlights to check out in and around Manhattan this weekend!


Arts & Culture

Friday, August 24th – It’s Etsy’s 3rd Annual Craft Party party at Brooklyn Bridge Park. This combo party will pair crafts with your favorite eats from Brooklyn Brewery, Coolhaus, Kimchi Taco, and Red Hook Lobster Pound. Come ready to create and eat!


Friday, August 24th – Sunday, August 26th – The dog days of summer are here. But, the 2012 regular season is far from over. Take the 7 Train to Citi Field to support your New York Mets taking on the Astros in a three game series. Tonight’s game kicks off at 7:10pm. (New York Mets)

Music & Entertainment

Friday, August 24th – Movie release day. Quiet night tonight? Check out these two flicks coming out today. You see them everyday whizzing past you on the street, now head to the theater to see Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a bike messenger on the run in, “Premium Rush” (PG-13). Master Storytelling-Comedian Mike Birbiglia stars in the big screen version of his renowned Off-Broadway play, “Sleepwalk with Me” (NR). The film tells the story of an up and coming comic dealing with stress induced sleepwalking. Both flicks show off the that endearing indie spirit. So, spend your movie going dollars the right way this weekend. 

Saturday, August 25th – Sunday, August 26th – Brooklyn will be jamming and moshing all weekend long. It’s the 8th Annual Afro-Punk Festival! Head to Commodore Barry Park for the packed weekend long event featuring performances by Erykah Badu, Gym Class Heroes, Janelle Monae, Das Racist, Skindred, Toro Y Moi, and funnyman Reggie Watts. (Afro-Punk Festival)


Saturday, August 25th – Kiss summer goodbye in style! Make your way to Sweet Summer Saturday at Safe Harbor for an all night dance party with top notch DJs, delicious cocktails, and hundred of beach balls! (Sweet Summer Saturday)


Saturday, August 25th – The new innovators of the NYC fest are iAdventure.com. Their crack team of event planners are closing out the summer Aloha-style with the inaugural Luau at Hudson Terrace. Buy a ticket to imbibe hand cut fresh coconut libations made to order with your choice of mix ins, stationed Hawaiian cuisine inspired appetizers, fire breathers, hula dancers and more! In addition to the stationed appetizers, a 12 hour smoked & wood-roasted pig will be served fresh from the pit. (iAdventure.com)




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