What's New In New York This Month?
Anastasia Takes Audiences on a “Journey to The Past”
Inspired by the beloved films, Anastasia transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s. As a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past, she embarks on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. With opulent settings, dazzling costumes and a soaring score including the song favorites from the hit animated film, “Journey to the Past” and “Once Upon a December,” Anastasia is the spectacular new musical about discovering who you are and defining who you’re meant to be.
235 W.44th St.
A Story of Love, Family and Respect Set To The Sounds of Doo-Wop
A Bronx Tale is the streetwise musical that follows a young man caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Featuring an original doo-wop score, this is a tale about respect, loyalty, love and above all else: family. Co-directed by two-time Academy Award® winner Robert DeNiro and four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks.
220 W. 48th St.
Tantalize Your Taste Buds With a Taste of Africa
Discover delicious African cuisine, wine, and beer at the New York African Restaurant Week Festival, a landmark mega-food festival event, taking place Sunday, Oct. 8 at Industry City. Over 30 African restaurants, world renowned celebrity chefs and food vendors will offer meals, samplings, and demos representing South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Morocco, Somalia, and more! General Admission and VIP packages are available. Buy tickets today and be entered to win a luxury stay and safari trip for two to Ghana.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Kicks Off Their Season
It's almost time to enjoy a lively month of modern jazz music in Lincoln Square. Throughout September, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola will present musical performances by living jazz legends like Mary Stallings, Toshiko Akiyoshi and Harold Mabern, as well as up-and-coming headliners. The Festival will return to help prepare audiences for the 2017-18 season and showcase the inspiring talents of artists across generations with 22 unique programs over 31 days. Prices vary between performances, but each offers a discount to students.
10 Columbus Cir.
A Sophisticated Steakhouse Experience Walking Distance From Penn Station
This 130-seat restaurant combines classic steakhouse influences with elevated sophistication. Royal 35’s impressively high ceilings, mahogany wood walls, and dark leather tufted banquets create a rich yet inviting atmosphere. In addition to perfecting USDA Prime steaks, Chef Ted Pryor has recently revamped the seafood menu to include a new spin on the classic crab cake which has already been getting rave reviews. The new bar menu boasts lobster rolls, jumbo shrimp Fra Diavolo and filet bites on garlic toast. Wine bottles adorn the walls all around the restaurant and an impressively large glass meat locker is on display. Royal 35 is excited to announce they are now open for dinner on Sundays from 4pm-10pm.
1 E. 35th St.
Swatch Presents SKIN: Their Thinnest and Almost Weightless Timepieces
SKIN marks the dawn of a new era for Swatch’s thinnest watch line. Inspired by the thrill of the unknown, the beauty of movement and the anticipation of change, Swatch’s SKIN collection introduces eleven minimalist styles in two new case sizes for men and women. The new look achieves simple, easy-to-wear elegance, featuring an innovative double injection case with a special two-tone wave shape. This versatile collection is available in both regular and big sizes, all of them worn with a nearly weightless ease, giving their wearers a sense of freedom and the inspiration to move. Visit one of five New York City locations to experience the new SKIN collection.