Posts Tagged: Things To Do

Father’s Day

Every year when the third Sunday of June rolls around, billboards, gift sets, and cards emblemized with cheesy Father’s Day sayings and puns can be found everywhere. Families have surely been celebrating their father figures for centuries now, but the holiday we now know is relatively new. The day dedicated to dads of all types and all that they do for us is actually a pretty new concept and was only made an official federal holiday in 1972. But how exactly did this day.

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Ice Cream Festival

Calling out all dessert lovers: the nation’s largest All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival is coming back to Bryant Park! Scooper Bowl New York is a three-day charity event benefiting cancer research that provides attendees with all-you-can-eat ice cream and donation proceeds go to cancer research. Help fight cancer and enjoy a variety of ice-cream from the nation’s leading companies and craft creameries. Proceeds from the festival go toward the Jimmy Fund, an organization that supports cancer care and research at Boston’s Dana-Farbar Cancer.

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Greek Independence Parade

Need plans for the weekend? The Greek Independence Day Parade returns to Manhattan on April 22nd. Bring out your blue and white, for the commemoration of the 197th Anniversary of Greek Declaration of Independence.  Organized by the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York (FHSGNY), the parade will present an afternoon of marching bands, history, and culture. The parade celebrates Greek independence from the Ottoman Empire, but it is also a celebration of Hellenic culture. Many people from around the world.

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Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching.  Whether you’re in a relationship or happily single, we’ve compiled some of our favorite date ideas to help you step it up a notch for every love (or like) in your life! For this Valentine’s Day, we’ve devised a dating guide for everyone! The Staycation Date New York City is home to numerous attractions and special Valentine’s Day deals to help contribute to a great staycation.  Many hotels are offering romantic.

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Halloween Events 2017

Grab your costumes! Halloween is around the corner, and it’s time to make a list of all the spectacular events happening around the city. The superstitious holiday originates back to ancient Celtic traditions. To mark the end of the harvest season and the beginning of the “dark period,” Celts celebrated the festival of Samhain. In it, people would light giant bonfires and wear costumes to ward off wandering spirits. The pagan festival adopted some Christian elements as Romans invaded England, and the.

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Feast of San Gennaro 2017

Take a trip to Little Italy – The San Gennaro festival is in full swing! In its 91st year, the Festival, comprised of delicious food, energetic parades, live music, and special guest appearances, is a celebration of faith and Italian culture. Originally a one-day event, The San Gennaro festival began in 1926 when Italian immigrants along Mulberry Street carried on the tradition of paying tribute to San Januarius, the Patron Saint of Naples. San Gennaro (Januarius), was the Bishop of Benevento who.

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