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Columbus Day Weekend Things To Do
There are Columbus Day Parades in All Boros Except Staten Island, but ...
October 11, 2019 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do / Gotham Buzz NYC.
Staten Island has an Italian Festival at Mount Loretto - see Staten Island street fairs for details. The following are the specifics for the Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade.
- Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 1 pm to 2 / 3 or 4 pm - 38th Annual Columbus Day Parade. Begins at 61st Street and 18th Avenue following a 10.30 am Mass at St. Athanasius Church at 2154 61st Street in Bensonhurst / Mapleton. The parade ends at Benson Avenue where a street fair / festival runs from 4 - 6 pm along Benson Avenue between 18th Avenue and 19th Street. Brooklyn street fairs in Bensonhurst.
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Week Beginning 10.14.19 - Columbus Day Holiday & Democrats Debate
* Columbus Day, is celebrated in recognition of Christopher Columbus daring journey across the Atlantic Ocean in 1498 whereon he discovered the lands that would eventually be named America.
* On Tuesday, October 15th the fourth Democratic Debate will occur in Westerville, Ohio beginning at 8 pm on CNN. It will be the first time the candidates will be on one stage, as over a half dozen of them didn't make the cut for this one. The candidates making the cut are: Joseph Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Andrew Yang, Kamala Harris, Julian Castro, Pete Buttigieg, Tom Steyer, Tulsi Gabbard and Beto O'Rourke.
Things To Do in NYC This Weekend
Labor Day Parade, Gracie Square Art Show, Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, Century Bike Ride, Feast of St Markella Astoria, Italian Festival in Ridgewood, Ferragosto Fest, Central American Independence Day Parade & Festival, Last Weekend for Swimming & U.S. Open Ends Sunday
September 6, 2019 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do / Gotham Buzz NYC.
Weather. The Temperature highs will be around 80 and the lows will be in the mid 60's all weekend. Precipitation. There's a 50% chance of less than 1/4 inch of rain Friday night and then clear the rest of the weekend. Winds will be around 10 - 15 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be 80% Friday and in the mid 50% range for the rest of the weekend. Click for NYC Weather.
Thursday through Sunday, September 5 - 8, 2019 from 5 - 10 pm Thurs / 5 - 11 pm Fri & Sat / 1 - 10 pm Sun - Hellenic Orthodox Traditionalist Church of America [St Markella] celebrates patron feast day with traditional Greek food and unique arts and crafts. Along 22-68 26th Street between 22nd & 23rd Avenues in Astoria.
Thursday - Sunday, September 5 - 8, 2019 from 12 noon - 10 pm & Sun until 9 pm - Fresh Pond Road - The ITALIAN FESTIVAL is back in full swing - After years of curtailment this street fair has won back the full four days. It even went on hiatus over traffic in 2017. Along Fresh Pond Road between Palmetto and Menahan Street. This is a big real Italian themed fair with great food, rides for kids and plenty of shopping. Organized by the Ridgewood Social Club. Brooklyn St fairs in Ridgewood organized by the Federazione Italo-Americana di Brooklyn and Queens.
Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 10 am - 5 pm - Annual AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade - Marches up along 5th Avenue beginning at 44th Street and ending at 67th Street. Parades in Midtown / UES Manhattan.
Saturday & Sunday, September 7 & 8, 2019 from 10 am - 5 pm - Gracie Square Art Show - Along East End Avenue from East 84th to East 88th Street [art].
Saturday & Sunday, September 7 & 8, 2019 from 12 noon to 6 pm - The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit in the Village runs along University Place from West Third Street to East 13th Street [art].
On Sunday there's the 30th & Final Century Bike Ride running through all boroughs beginning at 6 am and ending at 6 pm, including a rest stop in Astoria Park and maybe in LIC [need to confirm]. The streets are not closed, but extra officers are on duty to facilitate cyclists along the way. Route lengths vary from 25 to 50 to 75 and up to 100 miles biking through all five boroughs. There's a fee [$105], the proceeds of which go to Transportation Alternatives, a non-profit biking, pedestrian and public transit advocate of NYC - www.nyccentury.org.
Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 10 am - 6 pm. Ferragosto Festival. Along Arthur Avenue between Crescent and 187th Street, and along East 186th Street between Arthur & Hughes Avenues. It's an Italian harvest celebration & celebrating 100 years of Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Bronx St Fairs in the Belmont neighborhood.x
Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 11 am - 6 pm. Central American Independence Parade. The parade begins at 12 noon at East Tremont Avenue & Southern Blvd, which is the site of the Happy Land Fire Memorial where in 1990 about 100 people lost their lives - mostly Honduran Garifuna celebrating carnival. This parade celebrates Honduran Garifuna and snakes its way down Boston Road, then Charlotte Street to Crotona Park East - ending between Crotona Avenue and Claremont Parkway. Street fairs in the Bronx neighborhood of West Farms.
The public swimming pools close for the season on the evening of Sunday, September 8th.
The U.S. Open ends at the USTA in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Sunday. The matches continue up until then - see www.usopen.org for details and tickets, which can cost hundreds of dollars.
Week Beginning 9.9.19 - 9/11 Commemorations
Wednesday, September 11th is the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. There are several events to commemorate it this week, including the commemoration ceremony at the site in downtown Manhattan beginning at 8.39 am.
Things To Do in NYC Labor Day Weekend
Brazilian Day Festival, Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, U.S. Open, Historic Richmond Town County Fair
* August 31, 2019 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do / Gotham Buzz NYC.
* Weather. The Temperature highs will be around 80 and the lows will be around 70 all weekend. Precipitation. There's a 25% [morning] - 50% [afternoon / evening] chance of about 1/3 inch of rain Monday. Winds will be around 10 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be 50% Friday & Saturday, rising to 60% Sunday and 70% Monday. Click for NYC Weather.
* The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit runs from 12 noon - 6 pm all three days Labor Day Weekend in the Village in Manhattan.
* On Sunday the Brazilian Day Festival runs from 11 am - 6 pm along 6th Avenue going north from 42nd Street in Midtown in Manhattan.
* On Monday the West Indian American Labor Day Parade starts in Grand Army Plaza at 11 am in Prospect Heights in Brooklyn.
* The U.S. Open tennis matches at various time runs through the Labor Day Weekend in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens.
* The Historic Richmond Town County Fair runs 12 noon to 6 pm through the Labor Day Weekend on Staten Island.
* And it's the last weekend to enjoy the Sunday Salsa Party from 1 pm - 6 pm at Orchard Beach at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx.
Brooklyn Fireworks Celebrating July 4th
Brooklyn has Fireworks Displays at Coney Island and at the Brooklyn Bridge as the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks has Moved Down River
It begins on Coney Island on Friday, June 28th beginning around 9.30 pm when the fireworks will be shot into the air off Coney Island. You can get a good view from the Coney Island Beach. Organized by the Coney Island Alliance. This continues on July 4th, and then Fridays such as July 5th & July 12th and into the summer.
On Wednesday, July 3rd at 9.45 pm there will be a barge of Fort Hamilton in the southern top of Brooklyn near the Verazanno Narrows Bridge. These fireworks are sponsored by Fort Hamilton.
The big event is of course on July 4th, beginning just before 9.30 pm, when the Macy's 4th of July fireworks takes to the sky. This year the fireworks have been moved south of the Brooklyn Bridge on the East River [Between Pier 17 and Manhattan Heliport], so the view from Brooklyn should be better than in prior years.
And last, but not least, are the Breezy Point fireworks in the Rockaway Inlet in Queens on July 5th beginning at 9.30 pm. The Breezy Point Co-Op is the sponsor. Folks in southeastern Brooklyn should be able to see these fireworks.
Things To Do NYC - This Weekend
5 Boro Bike Ride, Bike Expo NY Brooklyn, Frieze Art Fair Randall's Island & Jane's Walks
Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the high 80's Friday, low 70's Saturday, and low 60's on Sunday, while the temperature lows will be around 70 in Friday, dropping to about 60 for the rest of the weekend. There's some rain in the weekend forecast with a 10% chance Friday, 0% Saturday & 70% Sunday. The rain is expected to begin very early Sunday [may slip into late Saturday so beware] and will continue through the day - but it's less than a quarter inch - so I wouldn't cancel anything. Winds will be around 20 mph Friday, descending to 10 mph for the rest of the weekend. The Humidity will be about 50% Friday, 40% Saturday and 70% on Sunday. Click for NYC Weather.
The photo at right shows a man admiring a artwork at the Frieze Art Fair on Randall's Island in 2014. He seems to resemble one of the characters in the picture. The Frieze Art Fair has returned - see details below.
Janes Walk along the Grand Concourse begins at 11 am beginning from the Bronx Museum. Click for Bronx things to do.
Bike Expo New York at Pier 12 in Red Hook on Friday from 10 am - 8 pm & Saturday from 10 am - 6 pm. Click for Brooklyn things to do.
5 Boro Bike Ride takes off in waves from downtown Manhattan on Sunday between 7.30 - 9.20 am streaming through all five boroughs. Click for Manhattan things to do.
The Frieze Art Fair began on Randall's Island on Wednesday and continues through the weekend beginning 11 am - 7 pm, but closing an hour earlier on Sunday at 6 pm. Click for Queens things to do.
The 5 Boro Bike Ride ends in the Fort Wadsworth & St. George neighborhoods in Staten Island beginning about noon through the afternoon. Click for Staten Island things to do.
Things To Do This Weekend NYC
Earth Day Events, Tribeca Film Festival, Greek Independence Parade & NY Art Expo
Good Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the low 50's Friday, rising to the low 60's Saturday and Sunday. The temperature lows will be around 40 throughout the weekend. There's No Rain in the weekend forecast. Winds will be a blustery 20 mph Friday and then falling to a low breeze of 10 mph for the rest of the weekend. The Humidity will be about 40% throughout the weekend. Click for Manhattan Weather.
The photo at right shows a Midtown mid morning street scene along 6th Avenue earlier this week.
Manhattan Things To Do This Weekend
Art Expo, Tribeca Film Fest & Greek Independence Parade & more - see Manhattan Things To Do.
Queens Things To Do This Weekend
Earth Day, Modern Dance performances, Avante garde theater, Greek Flag Raising & more - see Queens Things To Do.
Bronx Things To Do This Weekend
Kids Comic Con, Orchid Show, Bone White performance & more - see Bronx Things To Do.
Brooklyn Things To Do & Staten Island Things To Do
Coming shortly are Brooklyn Things To Do & Staten Island Things To Do. In the meantime click here for a listing of Brooklyn Farmers Markets, Brooklyn Street Fairs, Staten Island Farmers Markets & Staten Island Street Fairs where you can find unique items and fresh foods. Street fairs wind up in March / April and so do most farmers markets, but a few of the farmers markets continue year round.
Things To Do Holiday Weekends NYC
Dining, Art, Theater, Parks, Biking, Kyaking, Bicylcing & Music
November 1, 2019 / Gotham Buzz. This page contains a number of interesting things to do in all five boroughs of New York City over the Holiday Weekends.
Go to the Things To Do section of each borough site for an enhanced list of NYC borough-specific things to do / events options.
Click here for a brief report about Things To Do Holiday Weekends NYC.
NYC Things To Do _ New York City Archive
October 31, 2019 / New York City, NYC / Gotham Buzz NYC.
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