Downtown TripPicks: Apr. 23 – Apr. 30

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Trip by Skyscanner is an innovative planning tool that tailors recommendations for places to stay, eat and play to your specific tastes. It also allows you to share your great experiences with people who have the same interests as you; people in your “tribes.” Trip by Skyscanner’s TripPicks This Week feature empowers you to discover and take advantage of great events, openings and exhibits throughout the city each week.

Here are some exciting events and sites to check out this week in Downtown New York, courtesy of Trip by Skyscanner. Visit the Trip by Skyscanner site or download the app for more upcoming events.

Art Battle


Art Battle is a nail-biting art competition where 12 brilliant artists compete to win the most votes for their original canvas creations. At the end of the battle, spectators can stick around for the silent auctions where they can bid on their favorite artworks. $18.30

(le) Poisson Rouge (Greenwich Village)
Saturday, Apr. 28 from 6-9:45pm

Margarita March


It’s doubtful that anyone taking part in the Margarita March will do any actual marching as a ticket to this downtown bar hop include eight tequila drinks at eight different downtown bars. Tickets $65

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Saturday, Apr. 28-Sunday, Apr. 29 from 12-10pm

Wine On Wheels Grand Tasting


What’s better than a wine tasting event with over 200 wines from over 30 regions served by the finest New York sommeliers? A wine tasting event that gives 100% of the proceeds to Wheeling Forward, an organization that helps people with disabilities “experience life to the fullest and enable them to see possibility where others see insurmountable obstacles.” Tickets start at $99.

City Winery (SoHo)
Saturday, Apr. 28 at from 1-4pm

The Secret History of Bodegas!


Catering to our late night cravings, morning caffeine and bagel fixes, and unexpected emergencies, bodegas are one of the most defining features of New York. Caveat and Masters of Social Gastronomy take a close look at the history of these unassuming corner landmarks, delving both into the origin and evolution of New York bodegas. Tickets $10-$12. 21+

Caveat (Lower East Side)
Monday, Apr. 30 from 6:30-9:30pm

Independent Bookstore Day


This Saturday is Indie Bookstore Day so swing by one (or two) independent bookstores your area to pick up a few reads, snatch up cool limited edition art pieces, listen to live music and author readings, eat cupcakes and much more. FREE

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Saturday, Apr. 28 (check site for times)