NYC Weekend Guide for April 8 – 9, 2017

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Spring has sprung here in the Big Apple!

With winter finally in the rearview mirror, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to get out and explore the city while the weather’s nice out. From food festivals to art shows to historical exhibitions, there’s definitely something for everyone this weekend here in NYC! Here’s just a quick look at some of the things to see and do this weekend.


Smorgasburg is officially back! Brooklyn’s famous food festival offers nearly 100 great food vendors to choose from with culinary options for all tastes and budgets. This fun event can be found at Prospect Park in Brooklyn between the Eastern Parkway and Prospect Park Southwest. More info can be found over at www.smorgasburg.com.

Macy’s Flower Show

The famed Macy’s Flower Show is still in town this weekend, so don’t miss out! The flower show offers an up close and personal look at some of the most striking and beautiful professional floral arrangements in the country. Takes place at Macy’s Herald Square in Manhattan. More information is available at www.macys.com/flowershow.

Saving Washington

Taking place at the New-York Historical Society in the Upper West Side, this fascinating exhibition takes a look at Dolley Madison and the lives of other First Ladies of the United States. With artwork, documents and various historic artifacts on display, this exhibit is an absolute must for history lovers!

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s

This interesting exhibition takes a detailed look at the fashion, architecture, film and artwork of American culture back in the 1920s. Takes place at the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Smithsonian Design Museum at 2 East 91st Street in the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Take a Stroll in Central Park

With spring finally here, now is the perfect time to get out and explore NYC’s famed parks and public spaces, the greatest of which is of course Central Park in Manhattan. Discover the rugged beauty of The Ramble, stroll along The Mall and take in the picturesque scenery from Belvedere Castle. The perfect way to spend a spring weekend!