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
Saturday, July 27th – Pier 57 is hosting a new weekend event series, ”9/500’ which highlights emerging creative youth in New York City. Inspired by Basquiat’s “Downtown 500” group of artists, musicians, poets, and dancers, ”9/500’ will highlight nine vibrant personalities who will perform and create an experience for the public. (Marina @ Pier 57)
Friday, July 19th – The Yankees are expecting A-Rod back any day now. Derek’s on the mend. And look who’s back in pinstripes – it’s Alfonso Soriano. This weekend the Yanks welcome the dangerous Rays back to The Bronx for a weekend set sure to be an AL East Showdown. Tickets are available during a beautiful weekend for baseball. (Yanks-Rays Tickets)
Music & Entertainment
Friday, July 26th – Movie release day. Quiet night tonight? Check out the films opening this weekend. Hugh Jackman straps on the claws yet again for the highly anticipated X-Men spin off, “The Wolverine” (PG-13). Prepare for a very dark look at this classic comic character! Park & Rec’s beloved sour puss Aubrey Plaza hits the big screen in her first leading role in, “The To Do List” (R). This 1993 based comedy is super to keep you in stitches all weekend long.
Sunday, July 28th – New Brunswick, NJ’s own Gaslight Anthem has blown up over the past year due to their terrific working man ethic and being looped in with the likes of Bruce Springsteen didn’t hurt either! Make your way to Hudson River Park to rock out with them all Sunday night. (Gaslight Anthem Tickets)
Saturday, July 27th – Get ready to have some Southern flavor brought to Le Poisson Rouge when Mannie Fresh, Nadus and Farrington G hit you with that legendary New Orleans beat! (Le Poisson Rouge)
Saturday, July 27th – Mega food and spirits events producer Jimmy Carbone is back! Head on over to Williamsburg this Saturday for the, “1st Annual New York State Food & Beer Expo.” The Expo will have exclusive beers and farm-to-table foods sourced from regional farms. (New York State Food & Beer Expo)
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