July 2011 Manhattan Monthly

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July Events – Top Picks

July 4th in New York City
Gift of Freedom, the theme of this year’s Macy’s Fireworks will pay special tribute to the 125th Anniversary year of the Statue of Liberty that has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for millions. Find the best fireworks viewing spots, boat cruises, hotel rooftops, vacation packages, BBQs, picnics, hot dog eating contests, and other July 4th events at the complete NYC Insider Guide to July 4th in New York City.

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series

World Team Tennis on Randall’s Island

Summer Restaurant Week

New York Yankees

New York Mets

NYC July Concerts: U2, Paul McCartney, Jennifer Hudson, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban

The Wedding Salon Bridal Event – Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Royal Shakespeare Company at Lincoln Center– July 6-August 14, 2011. Play include: As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, The Winter’s Tale and Julius Caesar.

Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Center for Book Arts – July 6 – September 10. The exhibition offers an overview of the history and development of book arts in the 20th century, and examine the role of the institution in both nurturing and promoting innovative artists and preserving traditional artistic practices.

Midnight Charity Cruise Boat Ride – July 30, 2011

PULSE Summer NYC Dance Weekend – July 28-31, 2011

British Perfumer Alec Lawless Teaching in NYC – July 18-22, 2011

Ongoing New York City Events July 2011

Shakespeare in the Park 2011

Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center

Central Park SummerStage

Bryant Park Film Festival

Met Museum Roof Martini Bar

Pompeii Exhibit Times Square

Harry Potter Exhibit Times Square

Intrepid Museum Summer Movie Series

Good Morning America Summer Concert Series 2011

Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil

New in New York City

The 2011 Tony Award Winners are in! Hot Broadway Show tickets just got hotter!!! Not surprisingly, The Book of Mormon took home 9 Awards from their 14 nominations. And the winners are:

The Book of Mormon – 9 including Best Musical
War Horse – 5 including Best Play
Anything Goes – 3 including Best Revival of a Musical
The Normal Heart – 3 including Best Revival of a Play

More Info: List of NYC Broadway Shows – Latest News

As of June 24, 2011, gay (same-sex) marriage has been legalized in New York. Stay tuned for the complete Insider Guide to getting married in NYC.

The Addams Family – Brooke Shields is now playing the starring role of Morticia Addams

New York City Events: July, August, September all online!

Get Tickets – on Sale Now!

US Tennis Open – select tickets on sale NOW and selling quickly!

NYC July Concerts: U2, Paul McCartney, Jennifer Hudson, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban

Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center – June 27 – July 16, 2011

NYC August Concerts: American Idols Live, Britney Spears, The Voice Live on Tour, Josh Groban, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Kenny Chesney, Chicago

NYC September Concerts: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax (together at Yankee Stadium), Marc Anthony, Roger Daltrey

New York City Wine & Food Festival

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

July Half Price Tickets in NYC include:

– Zarkana: Cirque du Soleil at Radio City Music

– Spanish Paradise Exhibit at Botanical Garden

Avenue Q: The Tony-Winning Musical

– New York Yankees, New York Mets

– Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

– Affairs Afloat’s Tropicana Fridays Cruise

– 90-Minute New York Skyline Cruise

– New York Water Taxi Statue by Night Cruise

– 90-Minute New York Twilight Cruise

– Museum of the City of New York

– Circle Line’s Shark Speedboat Thrill Ride

– Museum of Sex Admission

– BODIES… The Exhibition

– Little Wine Bus’ Take Me to the Vino Tour

Especially Great for Kids

Third Annual Intrepid Museum Summer Movie Series – 2011 movies include Top Gun, Spiderman, The Goonies, Back to the Future, E.T. Extra-Terrestrial and Jurassic Park

Harry Potter The Exhibit

On Broadway: Wicked, Lion King, Addams Family, Billy Elliot, Spiderman

Coming in August

U.S. Tennis Open 2011

2011 Central Park Film Festival

Annual Downtown Dance Festival

Metropolitan Opera – Summer HD Festival FREE

NYC August Concerts: American Idols Live, Britney Spears, The Voice Live on Tour, Josh Groban, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Kenny Chesney, Chicago

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Minor updates in June

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