The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, August 13

August 13, 2014 9:00 AM

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Tonight in New York City: Watch designers battle it out on stage, attend the final BBQ Blowout of the summer season, or meet YouTube sensation Hannah Hart in SoHo. By Carly Petrone.

Style Wars



Grassland Gallery

289 Kent Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11249

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If you’re favorite line from the movie Zoolander is “That Hansel’s so hot right now,” then you’ll probably enjoy tonight’s Style Wars event happening at Grasslands Gallery. After 15 cities in 5 continents, Style Wars is hitting Brooklyn for the first time. Designers will face off in head-to-head fast-fashion battles live on stage. They’ll have 5 minutes to rock a look from whatever insane or random crap is thrown at them. After cutting, taping, and draping, models will then walk the runway and you get to decide who will win the cash prize. It’s gonna be fierce. Event starts at 8:30 p.m. and tickets range from $10-$15.

My Drunk Kitchen Launch Party with Hannah Hart and Rosie Schaap



Housing Works Bookstore

126 Crosby St.
New York, NY 10012

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If you’re not already watching My Drunk Kitchen on YouTube, you are seriously missing out. Luckily the hilarious host of the show, Hannah Hart, has also penned a book about the subject (and yes, the subject is about cooking recipes while getting intoxicated on camera). What started out as a joke has become a worldwide sensation, ranging from Hannah herself launching a live tour across America to traveling abroad for the show. Tonight, attend the launch party for the book, My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Going with Your Gut, and meet the lady who makes both the book and the show so much fun. Event begins at 7 p.m.

SummerScreen: Spice World

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

McCarren Park

North 12 St. and Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY

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Spice up your life and relive the glory days of the ‘90s all-female pop sensation The Spice Girls during tonight’s screening of Spice World at McCarren Park. Follow the five girls over the course of five days as they zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus, performing for their fans. Get to know Scary, Baby, Sporty, Ginger, and Posh Spice all over again. After all, it was the audience pick this week so come sing along! Doors open at 6 p.m. with live music and food vendors. Film begins at sundown.

Close Encounters of the Spielberg Kind: E.T.



Museum of Jewish Heritage

36 Battery Pl.
New York, NY 10280

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Tonight’s the last night the Museum of Jewish Heritage will be celebrating the great work of director Steven Spielberg. For the past few months, the museum has been celebrating his great films every week and tonight you can see an adorable Drew Barrymore and Henry Thomas star in everyone’s favorite ‘80s film, E.T. Watch as they try to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home in another galaxy.

BBQ Blowout with NY Sushi Ko

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It’s time for the last BBQ Blowout of the season. Come hungry because tonight you can nosh on Japanese cuisine from New York Sushi Ko and Food Republic while washing it down with some beer from the Brooklyn Brewery. And don’t forget to get your sweet tooth satisfied with a scoop of gelato from Ciao Bella. Everyone who buys a presale ticket will also get the chance to win a commertive poster. Plus, you can work off those calories by dancing along to a DJ set by YOUSS. Tickets are $10 and BBQ starts at 7:30 p.m. (rain or shine).

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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.

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