Food, Landmarks and Other Weekend Ideas

Friday, October 12, 2018

Sometimes it can be hard to figure out what to do over the weekend. In New York and the Hamptons, there are just too many options. Fortunately, AVENUE’s editors have put their collective heads together and come up with a few suggestions, ranging from a weekend-long food festival to tours of New York’s greatest landmarks. What unites them all is that they’re worth your time.


New York City Wine and Food Festival

Mangia, Mangia, let’s eat! The New York City Wine and Food Festival returns for its 11th year, and we’re sharpening our knives in anticipation. Dig in—just make sure your eyes aren’t bigger than your stomach!

Various locations

Through Sunday, October 14th


Open House New York

What do the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom house, the Brooklyn Army Terminal and the Ukrainian Institute of America all have in common? They’re all great New York landmarks that can be toured this weekend as part of the Open House New York weekend. Sign up today!

Various locations

Friday, October 12th through Sunday, October 14th


It’s Alive!

Boo! Mary Shelley’s classic Frankenstein was first published 200 years ago. Head on over to Morgan Library for their exhibition “It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200” for art, artifacts and more related to the gothic fright fest.

The Morgan Library and Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, New York

Opens Friday, October 12th


Kusama – Infinity

Like art? Kusama – Infinity, an acclaimed new documentary about the artist Yayoi Kusama, is screening at Film Forum this weekend. We say see it!

Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street, New York

Through Tuesday, October 16th


Madison Avenue Art

That’s not all for art! This Saturday (and every remaining Saturday in October) SVA 3D design chairman Kevin O’Collaghan will give a free walking tour of “Obsessorize,” a public art installation currently running on Madison Avenue.

625 Madison Avenue, New York

Saturday, October 13th at 2 p.m.


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