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This Week in NYC: August 31-September 7

Usually I’m stoked for the long weekend, but not when it means the end of summer. We have seven days left to squeeze in everything on our summer to do list before it’s too late! I’ll be living vicariously through all of you Bitches, as I’ll be jet setting around Europe escaping the seasonal goodbye.



Get your tennis whites ready, the U.S. Open is back! For two weeks, Flushing Meadows Corona Park will be the tennis capital of the world. Enjoy the party with celebrity sightings, international food vendors and live musicians performing on the grounds. Tickets range from $85-545. Click here for more info. Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Queens


YAAAS QUEEN! Enjoy a night of Broad City trivia at New York’s largest trivia venue. With 5 rounds of questions including sound bites, as well as an image round, the game is displayed on 60″ flat screens with sound pumped throughout the venue. Arrive early; seating is first-come, first-served. Drink specials galore and happy hour from 4pm – 8pm, featuring half-price drinks and appetizers. Click here for more info. Promenade Bar & Grill, 344 3rd Ave



Time for a healthy meal at home. Try my recent spiralized sweet potato carbonara recipe for a healthy take on the Roman classic, and prepare to fall in love with your spiralizer for the rest of the season.


Tahini Root Beer Dessert

We can admittedly be basic Bitches and thus we’re absolutely obsessed with hummus. To showcase the versatility of hummus, Taboon in Hell’s Kitchen is celebrating with the First Annual Hummus Festival from Aug. 27 to Sept. 5 with a special menu of 12 different hummus inspired dishes, including two desserts.  The Taboon Hummus Festival Menu allows no dips and includes dishes like charred octopus, braised lamb neck, and even tahini root beer gelato. 773 10th Ave, New York, NY 



It’s that time again: The Electric Zoo 2015 Festival is taking over Labor Day, briging hoards of EDM fans to Randall’s Island for the event’s seventh summer. EDM fans won’t want to miss this epic weekend featuring a wide range of artists both top name and underground. Click here for tickets. Randall’s Island Park


Executive Chefs Joey Campanaro and Mikey Price are back in action at the helm of Market Table, their original NYC neighborhood haunt. Their first course of action? Celebrate their legendary burger, “The Cheeseburger,” a juicy patty topped with farm cheddar, sweet onions, and pickles just in time for Labor Day. In true Joey and Mikey style, it’s no frills, all classic flavor you remember. Click here for more info. 54 Carmine St.


Every year around Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends, hundreds of artists from New York and around the world gravitate to Washington Square to exhibit their wares. A spread of jewelry, metal work, ceramics, graphics, oils and acrylics are laid out for art lovers to choose from. Click here for more info. Washington Square Park W 4th St to Waverly Pl between MacDougal St and University Pl

Monday (Labor Day)

Happy Labor Day everyone! Get out and celebrate the labor movement and America’s hard workers this 3-day weekend. Head to the beach, go grab drinks, maybe stop by Carnival in the City or go Labor Day Sailing on the Hudson. Whatever you do, have a fabulous and safe holiday!


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