What to do this week

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What to do this week(end): July 23–29

Hello and welcome to the cusp of a weekend that, as of press time, is not forecasted to involve flash floods, record-breaking heat, or drastically sub-optimal air quality and a sci-fi inspired red sun because of raging fires 3,000 miles away. Whew, between the wild weather everywhere lately and the Delta variant news, there’s never... Read more »

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What to do this week(end): July 16–22

Hooray for Friday, even if we are smack in the middle of the hottest, stickiest dog days of summer—with sort of staccato interjections of extreme weather events that mean that people in the Bronx are jet skiing in the street on a day when Brooklyn hardly gets any rain. After a brief hiatus, the mice... Read more »

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What to do this week(end): June 25 to July 1

It’s the first official Friday of summer 2021, and the weather is showing up in a big way. So, let’s get down to business on planning the weekend ahead, shall we? Sure, the city may have abruptly cut off to-go drinks this week, but on the bright side outdoor public pools are reopening tomorrow, Smorgasburg’s... Read more »

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What to do this week(end): June 18–24

How thrilling it is to begin this week’s column with hearty Happy Juneteenth wishes to you all, the first time it’s being recognized as a federal holiday! In a year where my memory has been uncharacteristically unreliable, whether due to emotional upheaval that we’ve all been through or—let’s face it—my associated reliance on the occasional,... Read more »

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What to do this week(end): June 11–17

Greetings on this Friday following my first official, in-person work event in 15 months. It happened last night and involved staying out way too late after allowing a coworker who was born when I was in college to buy not one, but two rounds of ill-advised shots. Should I have left earlier? Sure, but this... Read more »