Darkness falls across the land/The midnight hour is close at hand
(photo courtesy of Thrill the World Chico)
Treats & Eats
. If you love food and film like we do, check out the Food & Film Festival at its new home at AMC Empire 25 in Times Sq. With shorts and features, and foo from all around the globe, this year's festival has some excellent entries. Daily passes (all-inclusive), as well as VIP passes, are available for Thurs, Fri, Sat, or Sun (10/22-25).
. In case you've been living under a rock - restaurateur powerhouse Danny Meyer is eliminating tipping at all of restaurants by the end of 2016. hether you're pro-change or anti-change, ere are some restaurants that paved the way for "service included" menus: Thomas Keller's Per Se, 3 Michelin Star restaurant at the top of the Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle; East Village newbie - Bruno Pizza; Atera, the 2 Michelin Star, 13-seat tasting table restaurant in Tribeca; Midtown's Sushi Yasuda, one of the only Michelin Star sushi restaurants in the city; and famed Michelin Star, all veggie restaurant Dirt Candy.
Sights & Sounds
1. If you want to feel like you're getting out of the city, without actually leaving this weekend, head to the Queen's County Farm Museum, where it's your last chance to visit the Amazing Maize Maze where Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this 3-acre corn labyrinth! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles and making your way out of the maze. There's also a Pumpkin Patch and for this weekend only between 4-7pm there's a haunted house! Hayrides, Halloween treats, mulled cider, pumpkins and apples will be sold
2. For more Halloween fun, on Saturday 24th, take part in Thrill The World NYC, an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of "Thriller" for world records and charity. This year Thrill The World presents their first Zombie Masquerade Ball. The live dance will take place at 6pm at The Cow NYC, but the full event is from 2pm and will have performances by Michael Jackson Tribute artists, SINGERS, Dancers, and surprises to come! Check out the eventbrite page for registration to Thriller dance classes, the main event, ghost tours and much more!
As always, if you'd like our help planning your weekend, or booking tickets, let us help!