NYC Restaurant Week

If you are looking to enjoy the many wonderful restaurants that New York has to offer, Restaurant Week is the perfect way to see them all without breaking the bank.

JULY 2014

New York

STOMP!
STOMP has been a percussive favorite since 1994, performed by dancers creating complex rhythms with brooms, sticks, matchboxes, garbage cans and their own bodies. Everyone will love discovering beats on their own, both during the show and long after it ends.
Performance Program at MoMA
Theatrical and staged elements have been a key feature of visual art throughout the 20th century. Movements like Futurism, Dada and Bauhaus employed theater, dance, music and poetry with live or broadcast performances to engage audiences.
How to Be a New Yorker
Do you want to learn more about the life of a New York City tour guide over dinner on Friday or lunch on Saturday? Drawing from their years of experience in the field, Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle, who are comedians as well as licensed NYC tour guides, provide an in depth guide on how to be a “real New Yorker.”
Designing Modern Women, 1890s–1990s
This highly anticipated exhibit features insight on how the 20th century design was greatly formed and improved by the creativity of women. Curated by Juliet Kinchin.
Ahoy New York Food Tours
Explore six different tasting locations which fuse the elements of history, culture and food. The delicious food tastings for Chinatown and Little Italy are enough for lunch.
The Roof Garden Commission
This installation by Dan Graham (born 1942, Urbana, Illinois) is the second in a new series of site-specific commissions for the Museum’s Roof Garden. Comprising curves of steel and two-way mirrored glass set between the hedgerows, Graham’s structure is part garden maze, part modernist skyscraper façade.
Charles James: Beyond Fashion
The inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated Costume Institute examines the career of legendary twentieth-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James (1906-1978).

Philadelphia

Uncle Sam’s Trail to Independence
This walking tour of historic Philadelphia follows the very same roadways where many fought for independence. Experience numerous sites and stories that were a special part of Philadelphia as Washington, Jefferson, Hancock, Adams, Franklin, Lee and so many others worked to the birth of a new nation.
Eastern State Penitentiary Daytime Historic Site Tours
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guarded towers. Admission includes The Voices of Eastern State Audio Tour.
Night Skies in the Observatory - Franklin Institute
On the 2nd Thurs of each month Learn and view some of space’s stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies at the Franklin Institute’s Joel N. Bloom Observatory.
Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello
Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello features re than 280 artifacts including Jefferson’s walking stick, chess set, books, spectacles and replica of the portable desk used to draft the Declaration of Independence.
Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug
The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of Turkey—is the focus of this large-scale photography exhibition.
Birds of Paradise Museum
An elegant example of extreme evolution, New Guinea’s birds-of-paradise show off their feathery flair during elaborate mating rituals.
Improv Comedy: The N Crowd
Spend a night out with what Philly Style Magazine called “Philadelphia’s premier improv comedy troupe.” In 2008 and 2010, The N Crowd was named “Best Comedy Club by City Voter’s Hot List.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Based on How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying by Shepherd Mead.

DC

Capitol Tour
The United States Capitol is a monument, a working office building, and one of the most recognizable symbols of representative democracy in the world. Visitors are welcome to enter the building through the Capitol Visitor Center, located underground on the east side of the Capitol.
Degas/Cassatt
Known among the group of artists known as impressionists, Cassatt credits her first encounter with Degas’s art as “life changing”. The affinity between the two, both as friends and artists is undeniable, as they drew their inspiration from human figure in the depiction of modern life.
The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová
Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová (1894–1980) was a Czech graphic artist whose 1929 novel is widely acknowledged to be the first wordless novel created by a woman.
FOOD: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000
FOOD will explore the major changes in food – its production, distribution, preparation and consumption- in the United States.
Cruise the Potomac
Join us on a 45 or 90 minute cruise tour of magnificent and historical areas. Cruise options include the Washington Monuments Cruise, Mount Vernon Cruise, Alexandria Seaport Cruise, Pirate Cruise and Canine Cruise.

LA

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
The company of 40, comprised of award-winning principals and corps de ballet, perform Olympic-worthy leaps, lifts and pirouettes in the classic holiday ballet. To the delight of audiences of all ages, the artists bring humor, charm, athletic prowess and Russian flair to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.

London

Wimbledon
Wimbledon is one of four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments held around the world. It's the world's longest-running and most prestigious tennis tournament. Games are still played on the original playing surface, grass, and there's a strict white-only dress code for players.
British Summer Time
This summer Hyde Park is hosting an exciting programmer of music and entertainment at Barclaycard British Summer Time. Black Sabbath, McBusted, Neil Young & Crazy Horse and Tom Jones are set to play headline sets.
Hampton Court Flowers
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world's largest annual flower show. As well as the stunning floral displays, you can learn about growing your own fruit and vegetables, get tips on gardening in a changing climate, and shop for garden products.