Two days later and it’s the weekend again.

Festivals Galore:

NY Comedy Festival (Friday only) – The last day to see some of the biggest names in comedy including Ricky Gervais and Tracy Morgan

tickets from $20

IFPDA Print Fair

12 – 8 Friday and Saturday, 12 – 6 on Sunday

643 Park Avenue at 67th St

student tickets $10

2009 Artists’ Book Fair – premier showcase of contemporary prints, multiples, and artists’s books. ‘Happenings’ will be occurring throughout the fair, including live production, exchanges and distribution of work from invited artists.

11am-7pm Friday and Saturday, 11am-4pm Sunday

548 West 22nd St between 10th and 11th Avenue


Cook.Eat.Drink.Live – worth the hefty price tag for Top Chef fanatics and gourmands, tickets give all-day access to New York’s ‘ultra-premium food and spirits, plus appearances from world-famous chefs’

Friday 6 – 9, Saturday and Sunday 2 – 6

The Tunnel/La Vue, 608 West 28th St


Or else, spend some time frolicking outdoors while you still can! For free!


Grand Opening of the Pond at Bryant Park – New York’s only free admission ice rink

Bryant Park, between 42nd and 40th Street and 5th and 6th Avenue

Opening from 1 – 2, ice skating from 2



East New York Farms Saturday Farmers Market

United Community Centers, New Lots and Schenk Avenues

9 am – 3 pm



Nature Photography Series: Autumn Leaves – a nature photography workshop in Van Courtland Park. Bring your own camera!

Van Courtland Park, 1 pm


Photo via Broadway World