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Brooklyn Botanic Garden plant saleBrooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s (BBG) Plant Sale returns this year on May 10, 2018, with a Members’ Preview on May 9.  New York–area gardeners of all levels flock to the annual sale for its wide selection of locally grown, hand-selected plants. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden Auxiliary, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017, has sponsored the Plant Sale for 65 years.

A glassblower on the GlassBargeCorning, NY, March 15, 2018—The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the schedule for GlassBarge, which will offer free public glassmaking demonstrations at each scheduled stop during its four-month tour, launching on May 17 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It will then travel north on the Hudson, then westward along the Erie Canal before making its way to the Finger Lakes. It will stop at ports in Yonkers, Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Albany, Little Falls, Sylvan Beach, Baldwinsville, Fairport, Lockport, Buffalo, Medina, Brockport, Pittsford, Seneca Falls, and Watkins Glen. A ceremonial last leg of the trip will take place by land, concluding in Corning with a community-wide celebration on September 22.

SEAGULL MachinePreviews begin April 14, Opens April 16, Runs through April 29

New York, NY – La MaMa, in association with The Assembly, presents the world premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE, created by The Assembly, conceived by Nick Benacerraf, co-directed by Jess Chayes (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and Nick Benacerraf, and text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Müller and The Assembly. SEAGULLMACHINE runs from April 14 - 29, 2018 in a limited engagement at La MaMa’s Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin April 14 for an April 16 opening.

BBG - Making Brooklyn BloomFull Day of Free Gardening Talks, Workshops, and Film Screenings

Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is pleased to announce the 37th annual Making Brooklyn Bloom, Brooklyn’s kickoff of the spring gardening season. Gardening enthusiasts from throughout the New York metro area gather for this spring event, which features a full day of conversations, presentations, and workshops to inspire and engage gardeners of every type and level. Taking place this year on Saturday, March 10, the day includes workshops by community gardeners, BBG staff, and other experts. This year marks the conference’s return to the Palm House, where visitors are invited to network with dozens of NYC greening organizations.

Hidden New York ToursIrish Mob Tour of Hell’s Kitchen Returns St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

New York, NY, February 20, 2018– Hidden New York Tours, a company specializing in off-beat, unusual, and little-known sights of New York City, returns with its signature tour, The Irish Mob of Hell’s Kitchen: From the Gophers to the Westies, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day weekend. 

Cherry Blossoms - Brooklyn Botanic GardenCherry Blossom Season, Community Greening, Art in the Garden, and More

Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is pleased to announce its spring 2018 calendar of festivals, exhibitions, and other special events. Kicking off the spring gardening season on March 10 is Making Brooklyn Bloom, the Garden’s popular all-day symposium for home gardeners and greening enthusiasts. Opening March 22 is Pondlife, a new multimedia exhibition by Sally Warring that combines art and biology in an exploration of the microbial multitudes living in the Garden’s water features. …

Museum of Chinese in America logoCelebration Combines Festivities, History and Culture to Support MOCA’s Education Programs on Chinese American heritage

New York, NY- The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) announces the launch of MOCA FEST 2018 to welcome the Year of the Dog and the start of year 4716 on the Chinese calendar. From now until March 3, MOCA will feature special Lunar New Year programs, speakers, exhibits, children’s activities, a Family Festival, walking tours of historic Chinatown, exclusive access to MOCA’s Collections, and the return of MOCA’s popular Night Market showcasing cuisine from famed Chinese American chefs.

Indie Cade EastThe 2018 edition, a celebration of IndieCade’s tenth anniversary, launches an exhibition featuring influential indie games and designers championed by the organization in the past decade

Astoria, New York — IndieCade™, the nation's premier independent video game festival, and Museum of the Moving Image, the nation's only museum devoted to film, television, and digital media, will partner for a fifth year to present IndieCade East from February 16 through 18, 2018 at Museum of the Moving Image in New York City.

NYC Snow BusNew York, N.Y. NYC Snow Bus is excited to announce the launch of the 2017/2018-ski season, beginning December 16th 2017. Winter is here, and NYC Snow Bus is ready.

At NYC Snow Bus, we take a customer-first approach, which allows us to focus on building the best ski/snow bus company in NYC. From there we run our service on providing the best mountain experience for our customers. If it’s not by providing lift and equipment tickets in advance, then it’s by to providing complimentary breakfast and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) on the bus, always keeping in mind customer satisfaction and happiness.

Excelsior PR logoEncourages New Yorkers to Celebrate the Success of New York Cideries and New York's Agricultural Industry with Special Events Taking Place Throughout New York City

Industry Wins Big in 2017 Earning 17 Medals, Including Top Honors, at International Event and 81 Medals at World's Largest Competition

Cider Industry Quadruples Since 2014 Due to Governor's Farm Cidery Law

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that at least 30 New York State cider makers will take part in the 7th annual Cider Week NYC from October 20 through October 29, a celebration that comes during a year of unprecedented success for the industry at major national and international competitions. Dozens of New York City bars, restaurants and retail shops will unite for Cider Week NYC, offering 10 days of tastings, dinners, classes and more to spotlight the diverse array of ciders made in New York State and boost the agricultural industry.

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