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The 6 Best Unique Dates In NYC

Sure, you could take your special someone to the new Woody Allen film and argue about whether or not it lived up to the hype over a plate of pad thai, but in a city this magnificent, the romantic possibilities are endless. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite unique dates around town—as always, leave yours in the comments.

Randall’s Island (Courtesy sissnitz’s flickr)

RANDALL’S ISLAND: When this strip of land in the East River isn’t packed with people attending mud-saturated concertsquirky art fairs and celebrations of giant slabs of meat, outdoorsy types will discover it’s a pretty romantic spot to spend the afternoon, even if you’re not down with a Parks Department strip party. Head over the RFK Bridge on foot or by bike (you’re supposed to walk your bike over the bridge, but it seems that many scoff at that law without incident), or take the new 103rd Street footbridge if you’re coming from Manhattan. Continue reading


Notes from Macauley Culkin’s pizza themed Velvet Underground cover band’s show

via Free Williamsburg

via Free Williamsburg

– @joshmorrissey

How did the hipster burn his mouth? He ate the pizza before it was cool.

Last night much hyped/hated on pizza themed cover band The Pizza Underground played the newish South Williamsburg venue Baby’s All Right. Here’s my notes from the short but fun show: Continue reading