July Events + The Nifty Nine NYCity News Sources (07/04)

Pre Covid-19 we searched the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you didn’t have to.
We made it as easy as 1-2-3.
Covid-19 has required some changes for the time being.
Stay Safe.
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For the month of July we are going to try a different format – on some days we will go visual and offer a selection of the very best NYCity Instagram photos or YouTube videos. Some days you will find “the Nifty Nine”, all the NYC news you need to start your day, or the Top Online Travel Forums with NYC info. On other days we will offer “Corona Culture,” updated info and video especially suited to these difficult times. We hope you will come back often to see what’s cooking here.

Today it’s The Nifty Nine NYC News sources.

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All the NYCity News You Need to Start Your Day

The New York Times – New York Today / Daily Briefings

AM / Metro New York

The New York Times – Regional New York News

Wall Street Journal Greater New York (Region News)

Grub Street – NY Magazine’s Food and Restaurant Blog

Gothamist: News, Food, Arts and Events

The New York Times – Art and Design

Metro / New York Post

amNY Online

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We hope you enjoy this change of pace, then please return here August 1, and every day for our daily, hot off the presses event guide with “Only the Best” NYCity event info.

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Lower Manhattan – Did you know?

There are some fine spots to grab a meal in Lower Manhattan.

You could try Kaffe 1668
275 Greenwich St., 212-693-3750, TriBeCa, Manhattan
“Hard-core coffee, tea and cold-pressed juice drinkers: you know who you are. The not so easy to please should head right over to this serious-minded café in TriBeCa, a few short blocks north of One World Trade Center. Kaffe 1668 does not refer to its address but rather to the year New York City’s Dutch founders allegedly introduced coffee as a breakfast beverage (replacing beer). Single-origin, direct-trade beans are ground fresh for each espresso and served in pretty, porcelain Iittala cups from Finland (paper cups are available for those on the run). Heavy wood tables, free WiFi, enchanting toy sheep and extra seating downstairs for brainstorming sessions and secluded reading escapes make the place enticing for all kinds of reasons. Fresh-baked goods, both sweet and savory, are available to grab for a snack.”
Dine Out Downtown (nycgo.com)

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Now how about some other useful information during these trying times.

NYC-Arts Top Five Virtual Picks: July 03 – July 09

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top virtual events include The Lotus Effect, THE LINE, Figurative Summer and more. Follow links to a fuller description for each.

Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Bronze
LongHouse Reserve
Long Island
Wed, Jul 08, 2020 – Sun, Oct 31, 2021

THE LINE
The Public Theater
Manhattan
Wed, Jul 08, 2020, 7:30 pm – Tue, Aug 04, 2020, 11:59 pm

Figurative Summer
Jenkins Johnson Gallery
Brooklyn
Wed, Jun 24, 2020 – Thu, Aug 27, 2020

The Lotus Effect
Rubin Museum of Art
Manhattan
Thu, Jun 18, 2020 – Mon, Jan 04, 2021

Black Dance Stories
Manhattan
Thu, Jul 02, 2020 – Thu, Jul 30, 2020

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WFUV Live Online (July 02 -July 08)

Live Online

Scheduled Shows

7/4 – Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic with Kurt Vile, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Margo Price, Sheryl Crow, Devon Gilfillian and more ($)

7/5 – Grateful Dead “Fare Thee Well” Marathon rebroadcast from July 2015, the final time that Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann shared the stage together

7/6 – Waxahatchee performs the entirety of her latest album, Saint Cloud ($)

7/7 – Ringo Starr celebrates his 80th birthday with a concert: Paul McCartney, Ben Harper, Gary Clark Jr., Sheila E. and more

7/7 – SummerStage Anywhere: Femi Kuti and DJ Rich Medina

7/8 – Dalai Lama Global Meditation: Mantras & teachings set to music; each meditation is hosted by guests from around the globe

7/8 – SummerStage Anywhere: Live session with British singer/songwriter Shura

 

Get a running list of Live and Archived online concerts at wfuv.org

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STAY HOME FOR A BIT LONGER – MASK UP AND STAY SAFE.

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