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Seven Happenings in New York City You Won’t Want to Miss
April 16, 2022, 1:59.54 pm ET


Photo: NYIAS

Rev it up! The New York International Auto Show is back after a pandemic absence at Jacob Javits Center with lots of new EVs and one-of-a-kind supercars and exclusive luxury vehicles.

Come this August, LL Cool J is bringing his Rock The Bells Festival to Queens with a slew of hip hop talent including Lil Kim, Fat Joe, Ice Cube, Rick Ross and more.


Get your boogie on at Flippers Roller Boogie Palace. The roller skating rink is now open at Rockefeller Center. It’s been described as “Studio 54 on Wheels.”

The Five Boro Bike Tour returns on May 1. A virtual ride also takes you on the route as the cyclists ride past famous landmarks and historic bridges.

The Skyline Drive-In has arrived at 1 Oak Street on the Brooklyn waterfront with killer views and movie thrillers like "Fast 9" and classics like "Back to the Future."

Image: Sam Van Aken

Open Orchard, a public art installation by artist Sam Van Aken comes to Governors Island April 28th paying tribute to NYC’s once thriving orchards.

At Industry City, Barrows Intense is hosting a “Spirited Away + Paranormal Night” April 26 from 6-9pm with metaphysical authors and readers for a night of craft cocktails and paranormal fun.