Saturday, 21 April 2018

Things to do this weekend in New York, London and Leeds

Not sure what to do this weekend, here are a few ideas for those of my followers who live in or near to New York, London and Leeds:

Happy Friday New Yorkers!
Rock out all night in the city that never sleeps with this guide to staying up like a pro. 😎🗽🌃 The Dream Machine in Williamsburg wants you to bring your dreams to life as a photography playground😴☁🌈
Our guide will get you through the weekend with the holidaze festivities and other events scattered around NYC! ðŸ€ðŸ’šðŸŒŽManhattan is getting a medical weed store and it's being described as an "Apple Store of Weed." 🔥🌳💨 Outside of 4/20, a sugar high is another high sure to hit the spot, so find out where to capitalize on candy's sweetness with this guide🍫🍬🍭

New Eats: Drunken Dumplings has shrunk down their notoriously giant dumpling to a batch of the micro-sized pot stickers
Game on: Rise Up
Smoke-Out The Apple
The MedMen are bringing New York City their first medical marijuana dispensary.
Open now in Manhattan, the Los Angeles natives have cemented their location for when weed goes recreational.
One Big Small Bite
Drunken Dumpling in the East Village is pulling an Ant-Man and packing a huge punch into a small package.
They shrunk their famed giant dumpling into extra-small potstickers, say whaaaa?!
Woke City Dwellin'
In a city that never sleeps, sometimes you need to heed the call and pull an all-nighter.
Here's how to plan accordingly and make the best of New York's twilight.
Eyes Wide Shut
Experience lucid dreaming at The Dream Machine in Williamsburg.
Our dreams carry a significance and this immersive experience presents the details.
Weekend Holidaze
This weekend is full of worldly holidays like 4/20 and Earth Day, so get the jump on what's going on around the city.
Our weekend guide is ready to help you with just that!
The World's Fare
Sponsored by:

Eat and drink your way across the globe, without having to buy an expensive plane ticket.
On April 28th and 29th, The World’s Fare will make its debut in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park as it transforms the parking lot of Citi Field into one of the largest festivals celebrating New York City’s cultural diversity. 
This spectacular affair will represent over 100 nations through food, art, innovations and cultural activities, so it'll be a sure hit.

Sweet Tooth?
Candy, the sugary vice we all know and love, has a strong presence in the City-That-Never-Sleeps-Until-The-Sugar-Crash and we know about the best spots to gorge.
Well, which one will you ransack first?
Follow us

12E 49th St 11th Floor New York, NY 10017

Looking for fresh new ink but don't know where to begin? Click here for the inside scoop on the best tattoo shops in the city. 🦋

Once you get that nice new tat, grab one of the most daring cocktails in New York according to Grub Street. 🥃
Foods in a bowl are some of the best eats, but Bowl & Blade gets it right over and over. 🔪🥣😋
Starman, better known as David Bowie, has landed in SoHo. Head over to the Broadway-LaFayette subway station to witness his takeover! 👩🎤❤🚉

Everyone's energy is unique, and with it comes an aura that can be pinpointed on the color spectrum. What does your color say about you?

How great is it to witness history right in front of your face? Find out which museums are the most awe-inspiring around the Big Apple! 🦖

Jammin' to: Heroes by David Bowie
Goof Off: Mini Metro
I'm On a Boat
This Cinco de Mayo, we are booze cruising down the East River.
Grab a friend or seven and get your tickets now. There's an open tequila and beer bar on board. 
Get Tatted, Brah
Are you trying to get some new ink but don't want a botched portrait of your mom's face?
Use this list to find out the best spots in NYC to get tatted up!
Socks. That Feel Like Pillows.
Sponsored by:

Bombas socks get two things done with every pair. The technology — with targeted cushioning, a sure fit cuff to keep them high all day and a design that eliminates the bump across the toes — makes them the most comfortable sock you’ve ever worn. 
And their philosophy of donating a pair to a homeless shelter for every pair purchased helps with the number one most-requested item at shelters across the country.
Drink Up!
New York is full of great food and drinks, but what exactly defines a good cocktail?
Find out about the best sips that NYC has to offer! 
Global Grub
Sponsored by:

Experience diversity through cuisine and create memories to last a lifetime. 

For two days Citi Field will be home to over 100+ cultures through food, drink, live music, and art installations.

The menu is curated by a team of expert “tastemakers," led by a committee that includes chef Claus Meyer, journalist Jessica Harris, and street food aficionado, K.F. Seetoh.

In addition to global grub, The World’s Fare will also include one of the biggest international beer gardens that Queens has ever seen; featuring over 60 craft beers from 45 breweries around the world. 
Night at the Museum
History runs rampant in New York City, and what better place is there to uncover the past like a museum?
This article lays out the best spots to get a little bit of culture-on-display throughout the city.
Aura The Explorer
Vibes transmit energy outside of our bodies and these feelings can be captured on film!
Your aura defines you, so what's your color?
Bowie Invasion
David Bowie is taking over the Broadway-LaFayette subway station with large posters plastered over the walls and Starman-themed MetroCards popping out of the machines.
Check out the display and find out how you can get your hands on a Bowie MetroCard!
You Know This, Bowlin'!
If you are craving food with a little more substance, Bowl & Blade has the right combinations to satiate your taste buds.
Whether protein full or chock full of carbs, these bowls have the power to fill you up in any way that you desire!
Follow us

12E 49th St 11th Floor New York, NY 10017

Alright, so we’re just over two weeks out and our early bird ticket are almost all sold out. If you need one more reminder about what’s include in the ticket price:
• 2.5 hour sunset cruise down the East River to the Statue of Liberty
• Open tequila bar by Santera Tequila
• Open Pilsner & IPA beer bar by The Bronx Beer Hall
• Cinco De Mayo-themed finger foods by FoodKick
• Live DJs Rodney Hazard & Nick Zallo
If you need a refresher, we rented out a beautiful, one-hundred thirty foot, dual-floored luxury yacht named The Jewel.
And just in case Mother Nature decides to not cooperate with us, the second floor deck is completely covered to protect us from the high heavens. That means we will party on, rain or shine, with two fully-stocked bars, and two separate tequila and beer stations to lessen your wait times-- yes, please and thank you!
Grab the last of our early bird tickets here before they sell out and prices increase! See you on Saturday, May 5th!

12 E 49th St 11th Floor New York, NY 10017

5 Things to Do This Weekend

Wondering what to do this weekend? What's On by Country & Town House is here to help.


London Exhibitions

1. Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics, Design Museum
Invigorate your senses with this colourful representation of politics and public engagement. The Design Museum’s latest exhibition explores how graphic design has played a crucial role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.
2. Charles I: King and Collector, Royal Academy
For the first time since the 17th century, the RA's exhibition sees the reunion of artworks that once made up Charles I’s collection. Make sure you see it before it ends next month – luckily, we’re giving C&TH readers the chance to win 4 tickets followed by a meal at Le Caprice – enter here.


The Grand Tour, Chatsworth
Start your tour at Chatsworth, where Linder Sterling will take up the post of the very first artist-in-residence, the fruits of which will inform a major new exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary. The Harley Gallery & Derby Museums are getting in on the act too.
Until 21 October, 


For Culture Vultures

4. The What's On Podcast
The third 'What's On' podcast episode sees us exploring themes of women, power and gender roles, in an episode dedicated to events celebrating the 100 years of suffrage.
Subscribe here for audio tours of the best of British. 

5. The C&TH Guide to Hay 2018
The jewel in the UK’s literary festivals’ crown, Hay Festival has just announced a star-studded line-up for 2018.
We curate a selection of the top talks to attend, including Rose McGowan, Michael Gove and Chelsea Clinton...

Copyright © 2018 Country & Town House, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
Country & Town House
Studio 2
Chelsea Gate Studios
London, SW6 4QL
United Kingdom

Ending Soon: April Competitions

Celebrate the warm weather by entering some of our best competitions yet!

Our April competitions are ending soon – including a holiday to Fuerteventura, a Globe-Trotter bag, Stoke Park stay and the new Hotel of the Week competition...

So don't delay – enter today for your chance to win, before it's too late!

Have you been eyeing up this week’s Hotel of the Week? So have we all…

We're offering you the chance to win a two-night stay, breakfast and supper on one night for you and a guest at this charming village inn. George and Dragon is close to the Eden Valley and part of the huge Lowther Estate, making it the dream weekend getaway.

Check back weekly for our new Hotel of the Week competition.

Fancy a romantic weekend away in the English countryside?

Stoke Park, Britain’s leading 5 AA Red Star Hotel, Spa and Country Club, is set among 300 acres of glorious parkland, lakes, historic gardens and monuments created over the past one thousand years.

We’re giving you the chance to win an overnight stay, meal for two and luxurious spa treatment. Good luck!

To celebrate the Brewin Dolphin Garden at RHS Chatsworth, we’re offering C&TH readers the chance to win tickets to the show, a VIP private tour of the garden as well as dinner and overnight stay at nearby 4* hotel. Sounds like quite the dream getaway…

Each prize is worth £400, and there are three winners – meaning triple the chances! Enter here.

Fuerteventura’s most luxurious property, Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahía Real is located in one of the most beautiful corners of the island right on the beach and at the edge of the Corralejo Nature Reserve.

We're giving C&TH readers the chance to win a five-night stay for two adults on a Bed & Breakfast basis, worth £1,100.

To coincide with the publication of Bella Figura by Kamin Mohammadi, we’re giving C&TH readers the chance to experience their own taste of ‘bella figura’.

The prize includes a Globe-Trotter Propellor Overnight Bag (worth £1,390), a copy of Kamin’s new book Bella Figura and a selection of Kamin’s Magic Balm.

Worth over £1,500, don't miss your chance to win the lot!

Book lovers and collectors will jump at the chance to own these limited-edition manuscripts of classic novels. Enter now for your chance to win a rare copy, whether to proudly display at home or for a gift that will be treasured for a lifetime…

Win: A bundle of limited edition manuscripts of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Simply enter your email address here

Make sure to check back every month for our new competitions. Good luck!

Copyright © 2018 Country & Town House, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
Country & Town House
Studio 2
Chelsea Gate Studios
London, SW6 4QL
United Kingdom

WIN a bank holiday extravaganza, a night out at the super casino, afternoon tea at Harewood House and a weekend of poetry & spoken word
This week...
·         Beer gardens
·         Supper clubs
·         Awesome hairdressers
·         Underrated bars
·         Garage brunch

Make sure you've registered for Buy Yorkshire 2018...

Buy Yorkshire

No comments:

Post a Comment