November NYC Events (11/26/21)

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 has required some changes.

5 Things to Do This Weekend NYC – NYT

“Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually and in person in New York City.”

Art & Museums


Film Series



Read a fuller discussion of these things to do HERE.

The New York Times has an Arts section second to none. If you want know What’s Happening in the Arts around town this is the place to be.


Georg Baselitz, Hilma af Klint: What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now

Want to see some art over the Thanksgiving weekend? Start in TriBeCa with the outstanding prints of the German Neo-Expressionist painter Georg Baselitz. Then head uptown for the sublime water colors of the Swedish mystic painter Hilma af Klint. Plus much more to see, including works by Nolan Simon and Sarah Charlesworth.

Through Dec. 22. Luhring Augustine TriBeCa, 17 White Street, Manhattan; 646-960-7540,

Through Feb. 5, David Zwirner, 34 East 69th Street; 212-201-0420,

Through Dec. 18. 47 Canal, 291 Grand Street, Manhattan; 646-415-7712,

Read a fuller discussion of these gallery shows HERE


amNY Weekender | 6 things to do in NYC this weekend

By Emily Davenport

An aquatic lantern display as part of the Bronx Zoo’s Holiday Lights.

Friday, Nov. 26

GIMME FIVE MINUTES: Daniel Root’s Production Stills (1984–2005) Opening Reception: Dive into the photography of Daniel Root in this new exhibition. Curated by Jason Trucco, the show features over 300 prints of Root’s photographs featuring an impressive cast of pop culture icons. La MaMa Galleria, 47 Great Jones Street. 6 to 8 p.m. Free.

New York Botanical Garden GLOW: Let it GLOW at New York Botanical Garden this weekend! This annual show lights up the garden with breathtaking colors that are begging to be explored. 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx. 5 to 10 p.m. $35 for adults, $20 for children.

Saturday, Nov. 27

An Evening of New Punk Psychotronic Cinema: Ready for a double feature? Head out to Brooklyn for premiere screenings of Dylan Greenberg’s “The Bathtub,” a journey through an imagined paper city; and Josafat Concepcion’s “Holy Wound,” a witchcraft-positive wilderness travelogue. This is a 21+ event so please bring your ID with you to the show. Our Wicked Lady, 135 Morgan Avenue, Brooklyn. 7 p.m. Free.

Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights: What better way to bring in the holiday season than exploring huge animal lanterns at the zoo? The annual Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights are back and better than ever with tons of animals lighting up the night sky. 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx. Multiple times. $39.95 for adults, $24.95 for kids, $34.95 for seniors.

Sunday, Nov. 28

Macy’s Santaland: Opening Weekend: Santa’s coming to town! Starting on Sunday, you can bring your kids to see Santa and explore Macy’s iconic Santaland either in-store and online. Reservations are open five days in advance of each visit date, so be sure to save your spot! Macy’s Herald Square, 151 W 34th Street, 8th Floor. Multiple times. Free.

Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden: Love trains? The New York Botanical Garden’s annual Holiday Train Show is back for its 30th year. This year’s display features a new replica of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library Building. 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $32 for adults, $30 for seniors and students, $18 for kids, free for kids under 2.


So many great things to see and do, places to eat and drink in NYC.

How to find them? Here are 6 more of my fave NYC suggestions:

9 Must-Visit Ice Rinks In NYC That’ll Put You In The Holiday Spirit – Secret NYC

Summit One Vanderbilt, New York City’s New Observatory, Is Now Open –

Best Christmas Things to Do NYC for a Magical Time in 2021 – TONY

An Insider’s Guide To Concert Tourism In New York City –

The Best Italian Restaurants In The West Village – West Village – New York – The Infatuation

NYC travel guide for tourists coming back after many changes – nypost


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