The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, September 24

September 24, 2014 9:00 AM


Tonight in New York City: Attend the Motorcycle Film Festival, relax with a free yoga class in Riverside Park, or find out about Martha Stewart’s latest cookbook. By Carly Petrone.

Martha Stewart

(Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

(Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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Martha Stewart will sit down with editor in chief of Architectural Digest Margaret Russell tonight at Barnes and Noble. They’ll discuss her newest book, One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More. Come find out more about these recipes, which are perfect for the crisp autumn weather ahead. Event begins at 7 p.m. Seating opens at 5 p.m.

Walk & Talk: Eating from the Ground Up



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Stop by the Highline tonight at 6 p.m. to hear Marcel Van Ooyen (Grow NYC) and Melina Shannon-DiPietro (High Line Food & Revenue) discuss how the city is fed, where our food comes from, and how policy can affect what’s on our plates. It’s all part of the new Walk & Talk series, which brings together duos of thinkers, artists, and community members from disparate fields for a mobile, creative conversation. Program is free. Please RSVP here.

Drink & Draw

Drink And Draw

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Head over to The Living Gallery BK for this week’s Drink & Draw event. As usual, they will provide the model, drinks, and drawing materials – you just have to show up! This week’s model is female and class begins at 7 p.m. If you would like to perform or model, please email them here. Class costs $10.

The Motorcycle Film Festival



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The Motorcycle Film Festival officially kicks off tonight with an art show and a screening of the 1981 film Take it to the Limit. Starting at 5 p.m., walk through a display of art by contemporary artists and motorcycle builders at Genuine Motorworks. Then, head over to the Gutter to watch the movie that examines motorcycle culture from the 1960s and 70s. Special guest Peter Starr will also be there tonight. Festival runs through September 27th. Check website for events happening the rest of this week.

Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Take in the beautiful sunset tonight along the Hudson while enjoying a relaxing Hatha yoga class. Don’t worry if you’re a newbie, all levels are welcome. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Class is free and goes from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. It’s the perfect mid-week workout!

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

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