New York City Events April 2011

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The New York Yankees and Mets kick off, just as the Nets, Knicks and Rangers are ending their seasons. Celebrities on Broadway include: Denzel Washington, Idina Menzel, Neil Patrick Harris, Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams. April is also a fantastic shopping and sample month, and it’s usually quite nice, unless we get too much rain.


Ongoing New York City Events April 2011

New York Yankee Tickets

Orchid Show at Botanical Garden

Pompeii The Exhibit Times Square

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New York Yankees Baseball Tickets and Schedule

Our 27-Time and 2009 World Series Champions return to our 3rd Season at the new Yankees Stadium. With our favorites, A-Rod and Derek Jeter, there are few things in NYC better than a Yankees game, an old-fashioned hot dog and our new Yankee Stadium – hosting 81 Home Games this season. More about NY Yankees Tickets and Yankee Stadium.

NY Yankees Schedule – Home Games April 2011

New York Yankee Tickets 2011

  • Sat, Apr 02, 4:10pm vs. Tigers
  • Sun, Apr 03, 1:05pm vs. Tigers
  • Mon, Apr 04, 7:05pm vs. Twins
  • Tue, Apr 05, 7:05pm vs. Twins
  • Wed, Apr 06, 7:05pm vs. Twins
  • Thu, Apr 07, 1:05pm vs. Twins
  • Tue, Apr 12, 7:05pm vs. Orioles
  • Wed, Apr 13, 7:05pm vs. Orioles
  • Thu, Apr 14, 7:05pm vs. Orioles
  • Fri, Apr 15, 7:05pm vs. Rangers
  • Sat, Apr 16, 1:05pm vs. Rangers
  • Sun, Apr 17, 8:05pm vs. Rangers
  • Mon, Apr 25, 7:05pm vs. White Sox
  • Tue, Apr 26, 7:05pm vs. White Sox
  • Wed, Apr 27, 7:05pm vs. White Sox
  • Thu, Apr 28, 7:05pm vs. White Sox
  • Fri, Apr 29, 7:05pm vs. Blue Jays
  • Sat, Apr 30, 4:05pm vs. Blue Jays

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April New York City Concerts and Shows

Madison Square Garden NYC

Yanni

Radio City Music Hall

April 9, 2011

James Taylor

With: Steve Martin, Bette Midler and Sting

Carnegie Hall

April 12 & 20, May 6 & 9

James Blunt

Beacon Theatre

April 21, 2011

Coming in 2012!
Michael Jackson, Immortal World Tour
April 3-5, 2012

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Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Daniel Radcliffe, Chris Noth, Kiefer Sutherland, Annabella Sciorra, Bobby Cannavale, Jason Patric on Broadway!

Bengal Tiger Baghdad Zoo Broadway

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Broadway Shows New York Catch Me If You Can

Broadway Shows New York That Championship Season

Broadway Shows New York The MotherF**ker with the Hat

Book of Mormon Broadway Musical

More Broadway Celebrities in New York City

House of Blue Leaves Broadway | Stiller Falco Leigh

The House of Blue LeavesJennifer Jason Leigh, Ben Stiller and Edie Falco star in this revival of John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves about a zookeeper and his crazy wife.
Previews April 4, 2011, Opens April 25, 2011.

Chicago Broadway Musical

Chicago
Christie Brinkley will play Roxie Hart April 4 – June 19, 2011

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Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) Rooftop Opens

Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) Roof 2011

April 26 – October 30, 2011
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden

Skyline Views, Art and Cocktails – what more can you ask for?

Every summer, the Met opens the Martini Bar on the Roof Garden Café, an 8,000-square-foot, informal, outdoor setting with breathtaking panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline and Central Park. More on the 2011 Met Roof Martini Bar Schedule.

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Green Day’s American Idiot

American Idiot NYC Broadway Show Tickets

CLOSING April 24, 2011

Last chance to see the musical as American Idiot expands on the Green Day lyrics. The story revolves around the central character, Johnny an alienated youth, who flees suburbia for the city in order to find himself. The show includes every song from Green Day’s acclaimed album, American Idiot, and several songs from their new album. Green Day won two Grammy Awards for the groundbreaking rock opera American Idiot, which sold more than 12 million copies worldwide.

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Two for One Admission at Eight NYC Museums

The New York City Museum Discovery Pass includes 2 for 1 admission to American Folk Art Museum, Asia Society Museum, International Center of Photography, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, Museum of Arts and Design, Museum of Chinese in America, Noguchi Museum and Rubin Museum of Art.

Download your FREE New York City Museum Discovery Pass today and start saving! Pass good from March 1- May 31, 2011.

New York City Museums Pass

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New York City International Auto Show

New York International Auto Show

April 22- May 1, 2011
Tickets $14 Adult, $4 Child

The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center 655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
(11th/12th Aves, 34th/ 39th St)

Check out concept and future vehicles, ultra luxury sports cars and more. With their cool, new iPhone app, the Auto Show is better than ever. They were the first and largest attended Auto Show in North America, and one of the most popular events in New York City each year, receiving over one million visitors during its 10-day run. Filling the Javits Center with over 1,000 vehicles from major auto manufacturers and more, it is a must see for all auto enthusiasts.

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Madagascar Live! at Radio City Music Hall

Madagascar at Radio City Discount Ticket Code

April 15-24, 2011

Based on the wildly popular animated film series Madagascar, Madagascar Live! will take audiences on an action packed adventure with Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo, and the members of the madcap Madagascar crew and the crafty Penguins. Jam packed with upbeat music and dancing, the whole family is sure to enjoy this new production!

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Harry Potter The Exhibit Opens at Discovery Center

Harry Potter Exhibit Times Square

April 5 – September 5, 2011
Discovery Times Square Exposition
226 W 44th St, (Bway/8th Aves)

Experience the amazing craftsmanship of more than 200 authentic costumes and props from the Harry Potter™ films displayed in settings inspired by the films sets – including the Great Hall, Hagrid’s hut and the Gryffindor™ common room.

While touring the exhibition space, discover Harry’s original wand and eyeglasses, the Marauder’s Map, Gryffindor school uniforms as well as costumes worn at the Yule Ball. Enter the Quidditch™ area and toss a Quaffle, pull your own Mandrake in the Herbology vignette, encounter Buckbeak™the Hippogriff and even a giant Acromantula spider.

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Trump International Hotel Royal Wedding Package

Trump International Hotel NYC

April 29th, 2011 – Trump is offering a private showing of the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton as it unfolds. The event will be shown on oversized monitors as guests enjoy a sumptuous wedding breakfast, starting at 5 AM EST. The package includes your stay and the breakfast will be over by 9am with plenty of time to wander NYC before 4pm checkout. Of course, for $1,425 per couple, you also receive lots of free gifts.

Rates Reviews: Trump International Hotel
See More: Upper West Side Hotels

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10th Annual Tribeca Film Festival 2011

Tribeca Film Festival NYC

April 20 – May 1, 2011
Ticket PreSale: March 7-13, 2011
Public Tickets: March 14, 2011

Tickets usually on sale first to American Express cardmembers, then the public, closer to the opening. Tickets range in price, depending on the event, but some screenings are even lower than a regular priced movie ticket.

Tribeca Neighborhood Guide and Tribeca Hotels

The multi-week Film Festival takes place at various venues, mostly near Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street and showcases every film genre while attracting blockbuster global celebrities, probably more so than Fashion Week.

Robert De Niro and colleagues founded the Tribeca Film Festival in 2001, following the attacks on the World Trade Center to spur the revitalization of lower Manhattan. The Festival’s mission focuses on assisting filmmakers to reach the broadest possible audience, enabling the international film community and general public to experience the power of cinema and promoting New York City as a major filmmaking center.

Tribeca Hotels: Smyth Tribeca Hotel, Cosmopolitan Hotel, W New York Downtown, Greenwich Hotel (owned by DeNiro), Tribeca Grand Hotel

Film Festival Events: Tribeca Drive-In Screen will be set up behind the World Financial Center along the Hudson. All Tribeca Drive-In programs start at 6 p.m., with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. The movies begin at dusk, about 8:15 p.m.

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NYC Designer Sample Sales April

New York City Shopping |  Designer Sample Sales

NYC Designer Sample Sales are some of our best hidden gems. New Yorkers know how to get almost ANYTHING at a major discount off the retail price!

Most sample sales are announced with only a few days notice, but often, they take place the same time every year. So, no guarantee, but April 2010 NYC Sample Sales included: Elie Tahari, Rock and Republic, Lori Piana, Kooba, Frette, Sigerson Morrison and Manolo Blahnik.

Stay up to date with this year’s sales at NYC Designer Sample Sales.

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Spring Spa Week New York City

Great-Jones-Spa

April 11-17, 2011
Reservations Open: March 14, 2011
Fall 2011: October 10 – 16

Every spring and fall, NYC’s most coveted spas offer their top treatments for just $50! Get a manicure/pedicure, facial, body scrub, laser hair removal, laser facial and hundreds more treatments at a fraction of the usual value. Appointments book up early, so make sure to jump on the phone when reservations open.

NYC Insider Tip: My favorite spa is Great Jones (above), because of their amazing water lounge, steam and sauna. It is great way to escape to the bustling city, especially in the winter. However, they don’t have the best spa week deals anymore. Another great spa that partakes in Spa Week is Elizabeth Arden.

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New York Mets Baseball Tickets and Schedule

Catch NYC’s second baseball team in action at Citi Field.
Tickets are easy to get and the new Citi Field is one of the best stadium’s in all of baseball. Take the easy 30 minute subway from Times Square or Grand Central to Citi Field, grab a burger from Shake Shack and get ready to see some baseball action. Check out the NYC Insider Guide to New York Mets Tickets, Schedule and Directions

NY Mets Schedule – Home Games April 2011

New York Mets Schedule

Fri, Apr 08, 4:10pm vs. Nationals

Sat, Apr 09, 7:10pm vs. Nationals

Sun, Apr 10, 1:10pm vs. Nationals

Mon, Apr 11, 7:10pm vs. Rockies

Wed, Apr 13, 7:10pm vs. Rockies

Thu, Apr 14, 12:10pm vs. Rockies

Tue, Apr 19, 7:10pm vs. Astros

Wed, Apr 20, 7:10pm vs. Astros

Thu, Apr 21, 7:10pm vs. Astros

Fri, Apr 22, 7:10pm vs. D-backs

Sat, Apr 23, 1:10pm vs. D-backs

Sun, Apr 24, 1:10pm vs. D-backs

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New York Knicks Basketball Tickets and Schedule

The NY Knicks are better than they’ve been in a long time, and their games (as well NY Rangers games) are the easiest sporting events in NYC to attend. Madison Square Garden (7th Ave, 32nd and 34th Sts) is right in Penn Station, accessible by almost any subway and just two blocks from the Empire State Building. Tickets start at just $13!!! More Info: New York Knicks Tickets at Madison Square Garden or try Ticketmaster.

NY Knicks Schedule – Home Games April 2011

New York Knicks Symbol

Sun, Apr 03, 6:00pm vs. Cavaliers

Tue, Apr 05, 7:30pm vs. Raptors

Tue, Apr 12, 8:00pm vs. Bulls

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More New York City Events April

2nd Annual Martini Week – April 4-17, 2011. Martini Week is a two-week-long celebration of America’s proudest invention, held at 16 mixologically Mensa-esque bars and restaurants across town, who’ll each be offering their own inventive takes for no-brainer prices — most $11, one $8, and one $14, but it’s down from $22 and it’s served in a penthouse.

Tastes of the Lower East Side – April 28, 2011

Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz – April 21, 2011, part of the New York City Opera 2010-2011 season. Scheduled to appear Ann Hampton Callaway, Kristin Chenoweth, Raúl Esparza and Victor Garber. Tickets start at $12.

NYC Home Farming Day – April 12, 2011, 11:30 am – 6 pm. Learn Planting in Madison Square Park with HGTV’s “The Gardener Guy” Paul James, plant fresh chives to take home and taste Triscuit home farm snacks.

NYC Secret Photo Tour by Lomography — Lomography April Workshops Presents: Secret School Bus Trip. Expect the unexpected and gear up with plenty of Lomographic cameras and films and join us on a school bus trip to a super-secret LomoLocation. We promise there will be plenty of analogue photo-ops along the way and wherever we end up!

Archaeological Institute of American Third Annual Gala
Tuesday, April 26, 2011

New York Antiquarian Book Fair – April 8-10, 2011

Park Avenue Armory (@67th Street). 200 International Exhibitors

2011 Sprout Film Festival NYC – April 29 – May 1, 2011 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC

Yelp Drinks Week – Get 50% off select cocktails, beer and wine from Monday, April 4th through Sunday, April 10th at select NYC venues.

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