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August 2017

Grand Street Restaurant Week

August 21 @ 11:00 am - August 27 @ 11:00 pm
Grand Street,
Between Union and Bushwick Avenues
Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
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Grand Street Restaurant Week has the restaurants set the prices making this restaurant week affordable, community oriented and fun! Enjoy 2-course lunch specials from $9-15 and 3-course dinner specials from $12-30 from August 21-27 on Grand Street in East Williamsburg. Participating Restaurant’s Menus can be found http://grandstreetbk.org/?p=7316

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BLXPLTN Live @ Afropunk Festival!

August 23 - August 24
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Afropunk Festival: Described by the New York Times as “the most multicultural festival in the US,” the word AFROPUNK itself has become synonymous with open-minded, non-conforming and unconventional, placing the institution at the epicenter of urban culture inspired by alternative music.

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Aliens Coming: A Musical

August 23
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Every day until Sep 18, 2017
The PIT Striker Mainstage,
123 E. 24th St.
New York, NY, United States
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The unique & uproarious musical returns to The PIT after a sold out run for 10 upcoming performances from August 17th to September 18th. Aliens Coming brings to life the journey of two best friends as they encounter the expected pressures of graduating high school (change, sexuality) and the not-so-expected pressures of alien abduction and genital-harvesting. Aliens Coming beautifully merges contemporary music, classic show tunes and campy humor. The 90 minute musical comedy is filled with outrageous moments, foot-stomping jokes…

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August 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday and Sunday until Aug 30, 2017
500 25 Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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This summer, Green-Wood will host an exciting variety of trolley tours highlighting the cemetery’s notable “permanent residents”, its magnificent landscape and world-class works of sculpture and architecture. These tours will take place every Wednesday and Sunday from June through August. Please see schedule below for specific dates and times. Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Visitors will hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and…

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[Exhibition] In my sleep I migrate back by Roya Amigh

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every day until Aug 27, 2017
588 St John's Place
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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FiveMyles’ artist-in-residence Roya Amigh presents “In my sleep I migrate back” in the main gallery. In recreating imagery that pieces together elements of different legends depicted in Persian miniature and the writings of Persian poets the artist questions the complexities in the stories of Iranian women.

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M/WBE Certification Info Session (Minority/Women-Owned Business Enterprise)

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Cooperative FCU,
834 Dekalb Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11221 United States
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Businesses that are certified as Minority / Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) have priority when selling their products and services to the city, state, and federal governments. If you are a business owner and would like to learn about the benefits and process for achieving the M/WBE certification, then this is the course for you! The workshop will be presented by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and NYC Business Solutions, and hosted by the Small Business Department at Brooklyn Coop, your…

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Travel Startup Happy Hour

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every month
Voyager HQ,
137 W 25th St. 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Voyager HQ is hosting our monthly Travel Startup Happy Hour! This happy hour is dedicated to entrepreneurs and enthusiasts in the travel industry. Hosted at Voyager Clubhouse in NYC, the community and space that brings together travel-centric startup founders, investors, and partners. Come unwind from the week and grab a drink with like minded people!

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Gotham Greens Observation Deck Tour

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Every week until Aug 31, 2017
Gotham Greens at Whole Foods Market,
214 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Our rooftop greenhouses are closed to the public due to food safety restrictions, but each week we offer free tours from our observation deck outside our Gowanus greenhouse where you can learn more about sustainable urban agriculture and taste our products. Please arrive prior to 6 PM. Our greenhouse is located on the roof of Whole Foods Market in Gowanus. Once you enter the store, please head upstairs towards the Roof Cafe. Our entrance will be on the left. Please…

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Annual Alumni Exhibition at The New York Studio School

August 23 @ 6:00 pm
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Every day until Aug 27, 2017
New York Studio School,
8 West 8th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States

The New York Studio School Alumni Association is pleased to announce its 2017 Alumni Exhibition, on view July 27 to August 27, 2017. This year’s exhibition has been juried and then curated by Florence Lynch of Elizabeth Dee Gallery, Anders Bergstrom of Hauser & Wirth, Steven Harvey of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects and Jennifer Samet of Eric Firestone Gallery. The exhibition will commence with an opening reception and awards night on July 27, from 6PM-8PM at the New York…

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Under the Sun: Chiara Barzini & Christopher Bollen with Frederic Tuten

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rizzoli Bookstore,
1133 Broadway
New York, NY 10010 United States
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Things That Happened Before the Earthquake, the debut novel by award-winning screenwriter Chiara Barzini, is a unique immigrant bildungsroman casting 1990’s Los Angeles in a new light, full of cultural clashes, crises, and collisions. Barzini is joined by Christopher Bollen, whose latest novel The Destroyers also features characters transplanted to an unfamiliar place and faced with hidden challenges and dangers. Together with moderator Frederic Tuten (Self-Portraits: Fictions) they will discuss the significance of place in fiction, notions of personal and…

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