NYC Weekend Guide March 25 – 26, 2017

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Spring has finally sprung!

The first official weekend of Spring offers the perfect opportunity to get out and enjoy the Big Apple’s many activities and events. There’s no shortage of things to see and do this weekend either, from flower shows to basketball tournaments to historical tours and even more! Here’s a quick look at just a few of the top activities and events for this weekend in NYC.

Macy’s Flower Show

The 43rd annual exhibition of the famed Macy’s Flower Show offers the perfect escape from the city, especially for those interested in in flowers, gardening and horticulture. Takes place at Macy’s Herald Square in Manhattan. More information can be found at www.macys.com/flowershow.

Saving Washington

This exhibit at the New-York Historical Society in the Upper West Side offers a glimpse into the life of Dolley Madison and other First Ladies over the years. See artifacts, art and other historical documents from the First Ladies of the United States of America – a must for history lovers!

Winter Flea + Smorgasburg

Though its officially Spring, this weekend offers your last chance to visit Winter Flea + Smorgasburg in Brooklyn. Browse 25 Smorgasburg vendors as well as 75 other vendors selling clothes and other goods. Located at 1 Hanson Place in Downtown Brooklyn – don’t miss out on your last chance!

2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament

The NCAA East Regional for the 2017 Men’s Basketball Tournament takes place at Madison Square Garden this year. A top destination for college basketball fans both in New York City and around the country, this event offers the best of what the NCAA has to offer. For tickets, visit ncaa.com.

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

To honor the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, the Guggenheim Museum along Fifth Avenue in the Upper East Side will be displaying almost 175 pieces of fine artwork from the foundation’s collection. With masterpieces from Picasso, Chagall, Pollock and many others on display, this a must for all art fans!