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Welcome to the August edition of Inbox Concierge! Enjoy our list of carefully curated events and activities to take part in all month long. Please let me know if you attend any of the events and what you thought of them. Have a great month and please let me know if you need any assistance with your real estate needs.

All the best,
Steven Segretta
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Harlem

The Ultimate NYC Trivia Night
What colors were the original New York taxis? How old is the oldest building in the five boroughs? Test your NYC knowledge at the Museum of the City of New York’s trivia night.  

Midtown West

Greenmarket at Rockefeller Center 
 Pick up fresh-from-the-farm produce along with cheeses and baked goods at Rockefeller Center’s Greenmarket, which is open every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until August 23.
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Meatpacking District

Invisible Monuments
This Whitney Museum documentary event and enlightening conversation will reflect on the erasure and preservation of queer history.
UWS

Budapest Festival Orchestra
Hear the Budapest Festival Orchestra and soprano Jeanine De Bique perform a collection of Handel arias and Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony. 
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Fresh Meadows

Spider-Man Under the Stars
Spend an evening at Cunningham Park watching the Oscar-winning animated feature Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse.
Sunset Park

Sons of Kemet
Listen to Sons of Kemet, made up of some of the most talented 21st century British jazz musicians, as they perform in a courtyard at Industry City
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UWS

Brooklyn Rider
A twinkling skyline, candlelight, wine, and exciting jazz—that’s what you’ll get when Brooklyn Rider plays its eclectic repertoire at Lincoln Center’s penthouse, as part of the Mostly Mozart Festival.
Prospect Park

Ailey II
Considered the next generation of dance, Ailey II showcases the passion and spirit of the country’s best young dancers and emerging choreographers. Watch them take to the Prospect Park Bandshell stage. 
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UES

Oliver Beer: Vessel Orchestra
Hear a group of diverse musicians play an improvised concert using 32 sculptures and utilitarian vessels from The Met’s collection. This is the first sound-based installation commissioned by the museum.
East Williamsburg

Beers With(out) Beards 
This is the country’s largest celebration of women in the beer industry. Over 20 women-owned and women-led breweries will be present at the festival, along with plenty of food and music. 
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Flushing

Taiwan: A World of Orchids
Enter an oasis of orchids at Queens Botanical Garden, which will be filled with Taiwan-inspired greenery and events all weekend long.
Brooklyn Heights

Sunrise Yoga
Your breathing exercises and meditative poses will be accompanied by a gorgeous view at this sunrise yoga session at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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Murray Hill

Walt Whitman: Bard of Democracy
200 years after his birth on Long Island, the Morgan Library & Museum celebrates the life and work of Walt Whitman. Featured in this exhibition are some of his personal possessions as well as documents from writers he inspired.
West Village

Infused Burrata Making
Learn how to make one of your favorite menu items while you enjoy unlimited house wines at Murray’s Cheese. You’ll also elevate your burrata’s flavor by infusing it with truffles, pesto, sundried tomatoes, and more.
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UES

Two’s A Crowd
Watch this lighthearted Off-Broadway musical comedy featuring Rita Rudner. It’s about Tom and Wendy, who, forced to be together, do their best to ruin each other’s vacations.

Chelsea

The Wizard’s Dinner
This immersive dining experience will be unlike anything you’ve been a part of before. A wizard-worthy feast and magical entertainment will transport you to an otherworldly universe.

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Harlem

Make Boozy Ice Cream
Take a class at Tipsy Scoop’s production facility, where you will learn how to concoct liquor-infused ice creams and sorbets.
Long Island City

New York Cocktail Expo
The city’s premier cocktail festival will feature unique tastings, a rum room, a tiki throwdown, and awards for the best alcoholic creations.

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Central Park East

Apollo’s Muse
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography showcases representations of the moon since the dawn of photograph
The Bowery

Diedrick Brackens: Darling Divined
 Using materials like cotton, dyes, wine, tea, and bleach, Diedrick Brackens creates intricately woven textiles to share the complexities of black and queer American identity.
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Murray Hill

Among Others
How do different photographers document groups? Whether through group portraits or serial imagery, see how a range of photographers have represented the bonds uniting people.
Riverdale

Twilight in the Garden
Observe the starry summer night above Wave Hill with a team of sidewalk astronomers. You’ll get oriented with the night sky as you look through a telescope in the garden.
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The Bowery

Kitsuné x New Museum
The New Museum has partnered with music label Maison Kitsuné to present a series of sunset events in the museum’s Sky Room. On this evening, Young Franco and Penguin Prison will be performing.
Brooklyn Navy Yard

Craft Brew Fest
A traditional German beer garden meets a craft beer festival at Brooklyn Navy Yard. Sample from over 100 styles of beer from local breweries while you enjoy live music, food, and games.    
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UWS

Summer Seafood Brunch at Grand Bazaar
Spend Sunday sipping fresh oysters, trying lobster rolls, indulging in paella, and snacking on shrimp tacos at Grand Bazaar’s Seafood Brunch.
Long Island City

I must create a Master Piece to pay the Rent
This Julie Becker exhibition presents installations, sculptures, drawings, and videos exploring the realities of displacement, poverty, and escape.
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Midtown West 

Broadway Prohibition Pub Crawl
See the exact places where Prohibition Era-speakeasies operated and learn about some of the more notorious figures of the time as you sip on vintage craft cocktails.
UES

59E59 Summer Shorts
59E59 Theaters returns with its beloved Summer Shorts festival. Two series running throughout the month feature works including Providence, Lucky, The Bridge Play, and Interior.
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Central Park East

Death Is Elsewhere
In this world-premiere Ragnar Kjartansson video installation at The Met, performers move across the beautiful Icelandic landscape—and seven screens—to encircle the viewer.
UWS

Stonewall 50 Time Capsule
Play a part in preserving LGBTQ history by donating handwritten stories and photos at the New-York Historical Society. These will be placed in a time capsule and opened in 2069, at the 100th Stonewall celebration.
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LES

Hester Street Fair’s Lobster & Beer Summer
Hester Street Fair is always a fun time, and this special lobster and beer event will be no different. Enjoy beers, lobster rolls, the sunshine, and a lively day at the park. 
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