Activities

AKC Museum of the Dog

New York City’s newest museum pays homage to man’s best friend. Housed in the same building as the American Kennel Club’s heaqdquarters, library and archives, the museum not only displays 180 pieces of dog artwork, it also features half a dozen interactive digital displays, such as the “Meet the Breeds” table where visitors can explore all of AKC’s recognized breeds. On the top floor, there’s digital interactive puppy training and an activities table where kids can create artwork and display it on the community wall. Dog-themed toys and accessories are in the gift shop.

Aladdin

(Previews began Feb. 26, 2014, opened March 20, 2014)

(2 hrs 20 mins)

Disney Theatrical Productions’ musical comedy is an exotic magic carpet ride, filled with romance, special effects and the Academy Award-winning songs from the 1992 animated feature.

Schedule: Tu-Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm

Tickets: $57.50-$167.50

All My Sons

(Previews began April 4, 2019, opens April 22, 2019, closes June 23, 2019)

(2 hrs 20 mins)

A family is torn apart in post-World War II America in the revival of the play that launched Arthur Miller’s career. Annette Bening and Tracy Letts star as the parents of two sons, one of whom may have died in combat because of defective airplane parts manufactured in the factory owned by his father.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $59-$169

American Ballet Theatre

(May 13-July 6, 2019)

The revered company pirouettes into Lincoln Center for its spring season, featuring mixed-repertory programs, a world-premiere work by choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, and the company premieres of “Deuce Coupe” by Twyla Tharp and the full-length “Jane Eyre” by Cathy Marston.

Schedule: M-F 7:30 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm

Tickets fromm $22

Apollo Theater

The historic Harlem venue has launched a myriad of legendary performers, including James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald and Michael Jackson.

Every W at 7:30 pm: Amateur Night talent competition.

Apollo Theater Historic Tour

A history-rich, one-hour walking tour of the historic theater in which legends, such as Ella Fitzgerald, Sandman Sims, Duke Ellington and Michael Jackson, have performed. Times vary and tours are held daily if a  minimum of 20 people have made a reservation. M-F, $17, Sa-Su,  $19. 

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

(Oct. 27, 2018-March 3, 2019)

Open free of charge, the outdoor ice-skating rink is the centerpiece of activities, which include holiday shops and The Lodge, a cocktail bar.

Daily 8 am-10 pm, weather permitting

Skate rentals: $20-$30

Skate lessons (30 mins): $60 for 1 student, $80 for 2-3 students, $120 for 4-6 students

 

Barclays Center

Brooklyn’s state-of-the-art entertainment and sports arena is home to the 2018-2019 New York Islanders Brooklyn Nets. Visit team websites for schedules and tickets.

June 4: Twenty One Pilots

June 14-15: Ariana Grande

June 26: World Pride Opening Ceremony

June 28: Masters of Ceremony, with Snoop Dog, 50 Cent and others

July 19: Robyn

July 26 & 27: Iron Maiden

Aug. 15: Backstreet Boys

Barrier Brewing Co.

One of New York's most critically acclaimed breweries offers its signature "Money" IPA alongside specialty and small-batch brews, on tap and in cans, in a space in industrial Oceanside, in Nassau County, Long Island. A food truck with rotating fare on offer parks outside and offers eats to hungry beer-drinkers. 

Bateaux New York

Passengers set sail on glass-domed vessels for lunch, dinner and charter cruises that offer magnificent views of Lower Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building. Times/prices vary. Cruises depart from

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