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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: August 18th-24th

August 18, 2014 6:00 AM

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This week’s priceless things to do will have you feeding your sweet tooth, watching the Jets and Giants battle for NY supremacy and giving the kids a day out they will always remember. There’s only 52 weeks in a year, make sure this one is priceless!

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Photo Credit: Chokolat.com

Photo Credit: Chokolat.com

Feed Your Sweet Tooth

Date: Monday, August 18

August 18th is National Cupcake Day! Head down to ChoKolat Patisserie at 3111 Broadyway to fill your sweets quota for the day. The shop specializes in red velvet cupcakes and prides itself on a speedy grab & go experience. ChoKolat is open until 8:00 p.m. on Monday’s so you’ll have plenty of time to stop by after work!

Photo Courtesy of Central Park Conservancy

Photo Courtesy of Central Park Conservancy

Get The Royal Treatment

Date: Tuesday, August 19

Wes Anderson’s 2001 film “The Royal Tenenbaums” is showing this Tuesday as part of the free Central Park Film Festival. Take in this classic comedy-drama film under the stars between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8:00 p.m.

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Make The Most Of Life’s Lemons

Date: Wednesday, August 20

Nothing says summer like a cool glass of lemonade to brighten up your day. Grab a glass (or two, or three, or four…) at Kitchenette on 156 Chambers Street for National Lemonade Day. Kitchenette offers both pink and strawberry lemonade by the glass or pitcher. The store is open from 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. so feel free to quench your thirst morning, afternoon or night!

Photo Credit: Rich Schultz /Getty Images

Photo Credit: Rich Schultz /Getty Images

Watch The Battle For NY

Date: Friday, August 22

Watch the Jets and Giants face off in each team’s second-to-last tune up before the regular season kicks off. This game may not count in the standings, but bragging rights will definitely be on the line. Whether you’re a die-hard Jets fan or a Big Blue supporter, you won’t want to miss this battle for New York supremacy. Kick off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Metlife Stadium.

Photo Credit: Robin Marchant/Getty Images

Photo Credit: Robin Marchant/Getty Images

Catch Summer’s Biggest Hit

Date: Saturday, August 23

Treat the kids to a day of live music and family fun with some of tennis’ biggest stars at Arthur Ashe Kid’s Day. The events start at 9:30 a.m. with games and activities all leading up to the big musical Stadium Show at 1:00 p.m. Hunter Hayes and MKTO headline the show with tickets available for $10 or $25. An open practice will also be held for most of the afternoon featuring Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

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Matt Weiss is an associate producer for CBS Local’s Best Of and Travel sections. Follow him on Twitter.
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