#MustDo in NYC: Find Your People (Oct 1-6)
New York City has something for everyone. It’s the place for niche interests – whether it be a love for cosplay or an interest in politics, there’s a community for it here.
For this week’s #MustDo in NYC, we’re going for experiences that get you out of (or in) your comfort zone. Whether you’re trying something new or congregating with your people, you’re sure to have a good time.
Cosplay at Comic Con
This fan convention is larger than life, so we’re sure you’ve heard of it – but have you gone? From comic books and collectibles to movies and T.V. shows, if you like anything in the world of pop culture, this one’s for you. Dress up as your favorite superhero or geek out at how good the other costumes are. This is a no judgment zone.
Tuesday, October 4 through Friday, October 7
Badge prices are $50 & up
Find more information here
Get Enlightened at the New Yorker Festival
Described as a festival that brings in the “whos-who of the arts, politics and everything in between,” this annual event showcases notable voices in our culture. The festival allows you to pick and choose your preferred speaking sessions with options from Malcolm Gladwell to Maggie Gyllenhaal. It’s the place to find like-minded people or banter with opposing views, it’s the setting to expand your mind.
Going on now until October 7
Check out the full line up here
Combine your love for cats and outer space at an Intergalactic Dance party
Yes, you read that correctly. House of Yes is gifting you the purrrfect Friday night dance party titled Space Cats. Here is a snippet of their dress code for the night: “sci-fi feline, Astrology astronauts, tiger print, leopard print, cheetah print, faux fur, real tails. lions and lionesses and Leos,” so obviously it’s going to be fun. And if you’re stuck at figuring out the costume, don’t worry! There’s a “space-aged style kitty beauty parlor” to get you disco-ready.
Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6 from 10 pm to 4 am
Take a Glass Blowing Class
Head to Gowanus and come back with a new skill. Make vases, drinking glasses, jewelry or even a lampshade. Brooklyn Glass offers one-day courses to make almost anything – and because it’s fall, they even offer glass apple picking. If you’re really into it, you can even opt for one of their 8-week courses to become a pro.
Saturday and Sunday classes run from 11 am to 7 pm
Find full info here
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