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Gogobot 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”. Gogobot’s ‘GoGo 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 in downtown New York this week, courtesy of Gogobot. Visit the website or download the app for more GoGo This Week upcoming events.
1. Patriotic Burlesque
City Winery (South Village)
Monday, Jul. 4 from 7-9pm
For fire, sparks and glitter before the fireworks, check out Doc Wasabassco’s monthly Burlesque show at City Winery. The Pre-Fireworks 4th of July Celebration promises a patriotic “night of tease, spectacle, and couple-friendly risqué fun.” Tickets start at $22.
2. New French Bistro
Mimi NYC (Greenwich Village)
Monday-Saturday from 6pm-2am; Sunday 12-5pm
We are using French Restaurant Week as an excuse to check out Mimi NYC, a new French bistro in Greenwich Village. The mouthwatering menu includes innovative renditions of standards like Pâté en Croûte, Cured Sea Trout, and Veal Oscar.
3. 4Knots Music Festival
South Street Seaport (South Street Seaport)
Saturday, Jul. 11 from 1-10pm
The beloved Village Voice indie rock festival 4 Knots is better than ever! Headlined by American indie rock band Guided by Voices, and the Canadian band The Strumbellas, this year the festival is free! Additional performances by Protomartyr, Car Seat Headrest, Mothers, Kirk Knight, Girlpool, Bayonne, Diane Coffee, Promised Land Sound, mild high club, and Boulevards. FREE
4. Swim Sale
260 Sample (SoHo)
Tuesday, Jul. 5 from 10am-8pm; Wednesday, Jul. 6-Saturday, Jul. 9 from 11am-7pm; Sunday, Jul. 10 from 11am-5pm
British swimwear Orlebar Brown’s sample sale couldn’t have come at a better time. Stock up on men’s and women’s beach essentials, bathing suits, cover-ups, pants and more, at bargain prices.
5. Rooftop Bar Hopping
Check website for locations
Thursday, Jul. 21-Saturday Jul. 23 from 6pm-12am (check website for times)
You’ll want to start preparing ahead of time for this sky-high bar crawl. The Rooftop Crawl will hit up all the best rooftop bars with killer views and drink menus. Choose from Happy Hour Thursday, Weekend Starter or Sunset Saturday. $45
6. Red White Brew East Village Pub Crawl
Bar None (East Village)
Monday, Jul. 4 (registration from 5-9pm)
For those of you who don’t want to spend 4th of July weekend grilling dogs and corn in the backyard, tag along on this patriotic East Village pub crawl. Drop in on local East Village bars, meet new people, drink cheap booze and, who knows, you might even set off some fireworks yourself… $3
If you know of great events happening in your neck of the woods that might be a fit for a future GoGo This Week column, please feel free to email details about the event to firstname.lastname@example.org
-Courtesy of Gogobot