The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, September 2

September 2, 2014 9:00 AM


Tonight in New York City: Listen to people share their embarrassing adolescent stories up on stage, meet YA author Amy Ewing, or find out where all the best rooftop spots are in the city. By Carly Petrone.

Full Circle Trivia

Trivia night

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It’s Tuesday night and that means it’s time for Full Circle Trivia. Get your team together (2-5 players) and head down to Brooklyn because you can enjoy free skee-ball, hot dogs, and jumbo pretzels before the games even begin. Take advantage of happy hour, which starts at 5 p.m. and start brainstorming because trivia begins promptly at 8:30 p.m. Winner receives a $75 bar tab prize.

Roof Explorer’s Guide: 101 New York City Rooftops with Leslie Adatto

(credit: The Empire Hotel)

(credit: The Empire Hotel)

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Living in New York City means there are plenty of rooftop bars and restaurants to check out. Let blogger Leslie Adatto tell you all about the variety of rooftop escapes that are available in ever borough. Tonight, she’ll give a lecture about everything from hotel rooftop bars and restaurants to raised parks, museums, theaters, green roofs, and elevated farms. Learn more tonight starting at 6:30 p.m.




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Do you have an embarrassing childhood story? You might feel better after hearing what people have to say during Mortified, a unique storytelling series that brings adults up on stage to share their most embarrassing childhood artifacts (aka journals, letters, poems, home movies). Because at least you can laugh at them rather than yourself, right? Tickets range from $10-$15 and show begins at 8 p.m.

Old New York Live



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For this month only, various members of The Roots will host Square Root: Old New York Live at The Bell House. Watch performances by special celebrity guests, emerging talents, as well as members of The Roots themselves. This variety show will be both live and televised, as well as completely unpredictable. Come find out who shows up and enjoy your Tuesday evening. Tickets are $10 and show starts at 8:30 p.m.

The Jewel Book Launch



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Join author Amy Ewing as she celebrates the release of her debut novel, The Jewel, tonight at Barnes & Noble. This enchanting new YA book is full of riches, rivalries, and riveting twists, which is the perfect read for your post Labor-day blues. Find out more about Ewing and her enchanting story tonight starting at 6 p.m.

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

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