Trip.com 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.com’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.com. Visit the website or download the app for more upcoming events.

Ice Factory

Bet on seeing works that are not afraid to take risks or push buttons. We are stoked to see “True Right,” a reimagining of Sam Shepard’s “True West,” the psychosexual thriller “Fernando,” the futuristic participatory rock concert that blends American and Afghan music, “Tear a Root from the Earth” and “The Anthropologists Save the World.” Tickets start at $16.

The Ohio Theater (West Village)
Wednesday – Saturday at 7 p.m. (through Aug. 12)

Restaurant Week

Restaurant week gives New Yorkers and visitors a chance to indulge their taste buds at restaurants that would normally be reserved for very special occasions. With three course lunch and dinner deals this sweet, every day is going to feel like a celebration. This year’s new addition include Mission Chinese Food, Fowler & Wells, Lupulo, Porsena, Salvation Burger and Untitled. Dinners are $42 and lunches are $29.

Check the website for participating restaurants
Monday, July 24 – Friday, Aug. 18

The Matrix Rooftop

Celebrate throwback Thursdays with Tony Dapolito Rooftop Movie Festival! This week the series is screening the 1999 mega hit “The Matrix.” Take the red pill and see “how deep the rabbit-hole goes.” Free.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center (West Village)
Thursday, July 27  from 8:30 p.m.- 11:30 p.m.

New Food Hall and Market

Keep ‘em coming! Another food hall/fancy supermarket has opened in Manhattan’s Financial District. Stroll the aisles of City Acres Market, which is well-stocked with specialty items, and then check out the goods from favorite local vendors Artichoke Basille’s Pizza, Cinnamon Snail, Beyond Sushi, Vanessa’s Dumpling House and JuiceBrothers.

City Acres Market (Financial District)
Daily from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

J Brand Sample Sale

Premium denim, with cuts that flatter, J Brand jeans are on everybody’s must-have list. Stock up on these fashion-forward jeans and denim fashions for men women at unbeatable prices.

260 Sample (Flatiron)
Tuesday, July 25 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Wednesday, July 26 – Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, July 30 from 10 a.m. -4 p.m.

High Intensity Workout

Want a good way to jump start your week and repent for all those poor choices you made this weekend? We know just the thing. Every Monday at Washington Square Park you can do quick and intense sets of burpees, pushups, situps, dips, and box jumps. The best part is that it’s totally free. And this high intensity workout lasts only 30 minutes.

Washington Square Park (West Village)
Mondays at 6:30 a.m.