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This Week In NYC: July 17-23

Summer is in full swing and will be over before we know it, so we’re making the most of the season by taking advantage of all the fabulous events in the city. Keep reading to see what events we’re most excited about this week.


There’s no better way to beat the summer heat than with an ice cold popsicle. Tonight, learn how to make your own healthy versions of this warm weather treat at Organic Grill. Master recipes for fresh, healthy flavors including ginger turmeric pineapple, coconut mint, and watermelon lavender lime. While you’re making your tasty treats, you can also sip on sangria and order bites from Organic Grill’s dinner menu. Get your tickets here. 123 1st Ave., New York, NY.


Treat yourself to a delicious dinner atop the world’s largest rooftop farm at Brooklyn Grange’s third-annual Summer Supper. For tonight’s event, Brooklyn chef Arden Lewis of Purslane has created a special menu that celebrates the vibrant cuisines of the Caribbean featuring local vegetables, dairy, meat, and grains. The meal will be accompanied by locally produced wine and beer, plus a raffle with great prizes. Purchase tickets here. 63 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn, NY.


Enjoy a unique dining experience at City Harvest’s dining series at Cadillac House in Soho. Tonight’s featured chef is Angie Mar, executive chef and owner of the Beatrice Inn, and she’s preparing an intimate, multi-course dinner with paired drinks for you and about 80 other guests. This is one dinner party you won’t want to miss. Tickets can be purchased here. 330 Hudson St., New York, NY.

Serafina is celebrating 20 years in NYC with a new location in Tribeca. This restaurant, Serafina’s 10th in NYC, officially opens today, so be sure to stop by for mouth-watering pizza and desserts. Get more information here. 99 W. Broadway, New York, NY.


Celebrate Thirsty Thursday with Edible Manhattan’s Good Beer event. This outdoor tasting event features cold brews and hearty food perfect for a summer evening. Some participating breweries and restaurants include Montauk Brewing Company, The Doughnut Project, and Jacob’s Pickles. Grab your tickets here. 28 Liberty St., New York, NY.

If beer’s not your thing, head to Faun, a non-tipping restaurant in Prospect Heights, for $9 glasses of wine and cocktails during happy hour. Every Tuesday through Friday from 6-7 p.m., enjoy organic wines and creative signature cocktails at a great price, plus you don’t have to worry about leaving a tip. Find more information here. 606 Vanderbilt Ave., Brooklyn, NY.


NYC chefs are going head-to-head against their Hamptons counterparts at GrillHampton today. Team Hamptons will compete against Team NYC to create great grilled fare that you’ll get to sample and vote for. Some participating chefs include Dane Sayles of The Beach Club at Gurney’s Montauk, Black Tap’s Joe Isidori, and Andy Kitko of STK. There will also be a crepe station by Whole Le Crepe, beer, and specialty cocktails. Buy your tickets here. 19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton, NY.


Satisfy your sweet tooth and your inner wino all in one place at the Wine & Sweets Festival in Queens tonight. Enjoy unlimited wine tastings and indulge in unique dessert offerings from more than 20 local sweets vendors at this fun festival. Get your tickets here. 5-25 46th Ave., Queens, NY.


Time for brunch! Right now, we’re loving Gilligan’s in Soho and 5 Napkin Burger in Union Square.


Associate Editor

After several years of exploring New York City's brunch scene as an associate editor for Bitches Who Brunch, Britteny packed her bags and moved to the Caribbean, where she currently runs a boutique hotel in Caye Caulker, Belize. When she's not working, Britteny — who still considers herself a Bitch despite the thousands of miles between her and the rest of the team — can be found snapping pictures of her favorite dishes at the many unique restaurants in her new city.

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