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Chile Pepper Festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Photo by Liz Ligon. Courtesy of Brooklyn Botanic Garden.New York City’s Hottest Fall Tradition, with Fiery Live Music, Spicy Treats, and More!
Saturday, September 29, 2018 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s (BBG) annual Chile Pepper Festival returns for its 26th year on Saturday, September 29, 2018. With scorching global bands and tastings by fiery food artisans from around the city and beyond, the festival sets the Garden ablaze with tastes, sounds, and activities for visitors to enjoy. This year’s festival offers 40 artisanal food vendors, live music performances, fire breathers, chile-inspired art, and more.

Museum of the Moving Image - PROTOTYPEAugust 31–September 9, 2018

Astoria, New York, August 15, 2017—Museum of the Moving Image will present the U.S. theatrical premiere of PROTOTYPE, the visceral 3-D experimental film by American-born Canadian filmmaker Blake Williams. "PROTOTYPE is as mysterious as it is mesmerizing, a film that feels like a speculative sci-fi history of moving image technology," said Chief Curator David Schwartz. The Museum’s exclusive engagement is also a U.S. theatrical premiere. View Trailer

LGBT NetworkNew York Mets and LGBT Network set to welcome thousands to Citi Field 

Queens, N.Y.— Two years ago, the LGBT Network and the New York Mets made history hosting the first-ever Pride Night held in a New York major league ballpark.  On Saturday August 4th, thousands will celebrate the Third Annual Pride Night at Citi Field in an action-packed night when the New York Mets take on the Atlanta Braves at 7:10pm at Citi Field.

Sweet AmiantoJuly 28–29, 2018

Co-presented with Cinema Tropical. Organized by guest curator Ela Bittencourt, who will introduce screenings.

New York, N.Y. – The Museum of the Moving Image has announced a weekend-long series celebrates the Brazilian LGBTQ community’s contribution to contemporary cinema with 'LGBTQ Brazil' a unique lineup of recent films, all screening in New York for the first time.

New Ohio TheatreDirected by Jaclyn Biskup

Previews begin August 24, Opens August 26, Runs through September 1

New York, N.Y. - New Ohio Theatre and The Mill proudly present the New York premiere of Mark Chrisler’s WORSE THAN TIGERS, directed by Jaclyn Biskup. WORSE THAN TIGERS runs from August 24 - September 1, 2018 in a limited engagement at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Previews begin August 24 for an August 26 opening.

LGBT Logo transparent stackedMemorializes Victims of the 2016 Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando

Recognizes the Sacrifice of the LGBT Community and Celebrates New York's Commitment to a More Just and Inclusive Society - See Unveiling Here

New York, N.Y. – June 27, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of New York's official monument honoring the LGBT community, including those lost in the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting in June 2016, and all victims of hate, intolerance and violence. The memorial, designed by artist Anthony Goicolea, is located at the western edge of Greenwich Village, in Hudson River Park. 

FOSUNSummer Film Series at Fosun Plaza at 28 Liberty to Begin July 26

In Partnership with The Downtown Alliance

New York, N.Y. —Lower Manhattan will be a destination for movie enthusiasts this summer as Fosun, in partnership with the Alliance for Downtown New York, hosts The 28 Liberty Summer Film Series on Fosun Plaza at 28 Liberty. Movies will be shown free on the plaza every Thursday night at 8 pm beginning July 26 and running through the end of August.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedReturn of Popular Café Revitalizes Busy Corner Vacant Since 2004

$65 Million Committed Through 2020 in Renewal of Long Island's Most-Visited State Park   

New York, N.Y. – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the $20 million Jones Beach Boardwalk Café is open for business, bringing back a popular dining option and renewed vitality to Central Mall at the heart of Jones Beach State Park. The revitalization of Long Island's most-visited state park is part of the Governor's NY Parks 2020 multi-year commitment of $900 million in private and public funding to modernize State Parks.

nycgoMore Than 2 Million Expected to Attend the 49th Anniversary of the World’s 1st Pride

New York, N.Y. — NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, proudly highlights annual LGBTQ Pride events taking place throughout the City as the summer travel season heats up. Recognized as the number one LGBTQ travel destination in the United States, New York City will burst with energy, diversity and a palpable sense of pride this June. From the iconic Heritage of Pride events in Manhattan—which attract more than 2 million attendees—to the diverse events and celebrations happening throughout the five boroughs, New York City is the ideal destination for visitors seeking a unique, joyful and empowering Pride experience.

Flatiron 23rd Street PartnershipProfessional guides lead participants on 90-minute historic tours every Sunday morning, rain or shine, throughout the year

New York. N.Y. – The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) provides free, year-round historic walking tours of the district every Sunday, led by professional guides. The walking tours highlight some of the city’s most notable landmarks, including the Flatiron Building, New York Life Insurance Building, MetLife Clock Tower, and Appellate Courthouse.

Since the Flatiron Partnership began offering the tours a decade ago, more than 6,500 people - from 60 countries and more than 440 cities in the United States and Canada - have taken part in more than 560 excursions.

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