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October 12, 2019, 5:43.22 am ET  

We all scream for ice cream! The Museum of Ice Cream is coming to New York with "multi-sensory" installations, a pink "Celestial Subway" and epic three-story slide that leads to a giant "Queen Bee" hive. All while tasting signature ice cream flavors and treats! Opens Dec 14 thru March 1.  $39 per person, children under 2 are free.

From his first apprenticeship in France to running a Michelin-starred restaurant empire, Jean-Georges Vongerichten's spells it all out in his new book, JGV, for anyone who has stood at a stove and wondered what it might be.

Sunday in Brooklyn is hosting "A Scarytale in Brooklyn" for Halloween.  Face painting, tattoos and drinks and late-night pizza delivery from Domino's. Tickets $95 per person. Come in costume!

For National Pasta Day on Oct 17 head to The Longshoreman on the Brooklyn Waterfront for some homemade pasta. Chef/Owner Michelle Ewan and Executive Chef Kevin Noccioli (formerly of Craft and Masa) are cooking up Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Pappardelle with Bolognese.

ROLLN in Flatiron is also getting into the Fall season with the the Triple Pumpkin Roll made with braised pumpkin, slow-roasted pumpkin seeds (for an added crunch), spiced pumpkin cream,  and their signature fluffy quinoa. The first 100 guests to try it get a free Black Honey Walnut Mochi, the newest flavor from Mochidoki.


 Brooklyn Kura, NYC’s first and only sake brewery, is teaming up with TJ Provenzano and chef Jeff Miller (formerly of Mayanoki) to host an intimate 15-course omakase dinner and sake pairing starting on Tuesday, 10/15 and Wednesday, 10/16. The pop-up offers an exclusive look at Miller and Provenzano’s upcoming restaurant concept, Union Sushi Co.

People have been lining up to see indie film "Parasite" from filmmaker Bong Joon Ho now playing at the IFC Center on West 3rd St and 6th Ave. 

Ronnie Spector and the Ronnettes will be headlining this year's "Winter's Eve" at Lincoln Center on December 2nd. The FREE annual festival kicks off at 5:30pm through 9 pm. 

And get ready for some jaw-dropping thrills as the Harlem Globetrotters come to town. The "Pushing the Limits World Tour" coming to Madison Square Garden on December 27.

Compiled by Thomas Rafael

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