February NYC events + Top NYC weekend corona culture (02/13)


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. First of all, some very important information:

How to Get the Coronavirus Vaccine in New York CityNYT

“There are multiple websites, disappearing slots and even attempts to game the system. Here’s our guide to what you have to do to get a dose in your arm.”


For February we are going to try a different format – “Top 10 Corona Culture” – updated info and video especially suited to these difficult times OR NYC related visual info (Instagram and YouTube) OR all the NYC news you need to start your day.

We hope you will come back often to see what’s cooking here.

Today it’s NYC Weekend Corona Culture (Sat). NEW STUFF!

5 Things to Do This Weekend NYC – NYT

Dance / Ancient Forms in a Modern Forum
Comedy / Love, Pandemic Style
Classical Music / Minimalism With Surprising Jolts
KIDS / Happy Year of the Ox
Theater / The V&A’s Trove of Ephemera

“Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually.”  (NYT)


amNY Weekender: 8 things to do in New York CityamNY


3 NYC Art Gallery Shows to See Right NowThe New York Times

“Photographs by Black artists; Reggie Burrows Hodges’s New York debut; and He Xiangyu’s first solo show in the United States.”


Moynihan Train Hall is Not Perfect, But It’s Close Enough (Op-Ed)– untappedcities

“Moynihan Train Hall is open and in this humble Chief Experience Officer‘s opinion, it is good. The renderings we saw for years became a reality on New Years Day when the spacious 255,000-square foot hall was opened to the public. The Art Deco clock was the first welcome surprise. The timepiece, designed by Peter Pennoyer Architects, was not on an any of the original renderings but now hangs as an homage to the concourse clock in the old Penn station and the beloved opaline-faced clock in Grand Central Terminal. Train travelers finally have a clear and definable meeting spot on the west side.”


Indoor dining to resume at 25% capacity on Feb. 14: Gov – amNY

“Now you have no excuse not to have a date this Valentine’s Day.

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York City restaurants will resume indoor dining at 25% capacity on Feb. 14, citing the city’s dropping infection rate and stating with confidence that positive tests will continue to fall.”


10 Classical Concerts to Stream in February – NYT

“A Tyshawn Sorey premiere and lots of Kurt Weill from Berlin are among the highlights.”


21 Amazing Things New Yorkers Are Putting On Their 2021 Bucket Lists –secretnyc.co

It’s time to (finally) say goodbye to 2020, and HELLO to 2021.

Though of a course a new year won’t fix everything, it definitely feels like the right time to have a fresh start.

One thing that gets us super excited is making a list of all the activities we want to take part in the new year — and luckily, we’re in the best place to do that: NYC! We also asked our Instagram followers what was on their 2021 bucket lists, and got even more ideas from that.


Bonus: The T List: Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, Part I – NYT

Decoupaged mementos, artisanal chocolates from Ghana — and more.


Stay home a bit longer. Mask up, stay smart and stay safe.

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