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All things New York that Socially Sparked® our lives.

Global Citizen Festival Readies for 10th Year in Central Park
2 months ago

Global Citizen Festival Readies for 10th Year in Central Park

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival in New York City’s iconic Central Park to end extreme poverty NOW. Global Citizen Festival NYC is set for 10th year Each year Global Citizen calls on world leaders, corporations, and philanthropists to help End Extreme Poverty NOW. This year’s festival will have stages [...]
The Top Pride Happenings in Sparks
4 months ago

The Top Pride Happenings in Sparks

Love is love is love and then some this year. LIVE everything is back and so are the sometimes outlandish, often flamboyant and always beloved parades and celebrations around Pride …
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Summer’s Ultimate Comeback – Festival of New York
4 months ago

Summer’s Ultimate Comeback – Festival of New York

Summer's ultimate comeback is Festival of New York! The inaugural Festival of New York is a collaboration and celebration of the best NYC has to offer: art, culture, and most importantly — the people whose hearts beat for New York. From Memorial Day  thru Labor Day the Festival will showcase live musical events, city-wide dance [...]
Fleet Week NYC Returns LIVE After Pandemic Hiatus
4 months ago

Fleet Week NYC Returns LIVE After Pandemic Hiatus

Fleet Week NYC returns LIVE this week after a two year pandemic hiatus. The 2022 Celebratory Event runs May 25th thru May 31st and returns to the big apple in all its glory. U.S. Marines and the U.S. Navy will float into New York City's harbor for the week-long event. This year's FWNYC will include [...]
75 Look’n Good as The Tony Awards Return LIVE
5 months ago

75 Look’n Good as The Tony Awards Return LIVE

The nominations are out and 75 is look'n good as the 2022 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards® return LIVE to New York City's Radio City Music Hall after a two year hiatus. This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Broadway's coveted annual Tony Awards Presentation and it will make history on several fronts. The Tony [...]
SummerStage Returns in Sparks After 2 Year Hiatus
5 months ago

SummerStage Returns in Sparks After 2 Year Hiatus

SummerStage returns to New York City in sparks after a 2 year hiatus with a full season of shows. The Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage will celebrate New York’s revival and the festival’s return to 12 local community parks across the city celebrating culture at a time when neighborhood parks have never been more [...]
Decadence Returns Honoring Studio 54 for its 45th Anniversary
5 months ago

Decadence Returns Honoring Studio 54 for its 45th Anniversary

If there was ever a cultural moment that forever Socially Sparked® our lives it was when the infamous NYC nightclub Studio 54 opened its doors. To commemorate the iconic club’s 45th anniversary today, we take a look back and flash forward to present day and a 5-year-old nightclub on Manhattan's Upper East Side that glorifies that [...]
Kenneth Cole Steps Up to Stand With Ukraine
5 months ago

Kenneth Cole Steps Up to Stand With Ukraine

Fashion designer/activist Kenneth Cole steps up for Ukraine with several simultaneous initiatives under the umbrella campaign theme “What we STAND FOR is more important than what we STAND IN.” He's A Sole Man HE'S A 'SOLE' MAN The latest campaign "Lace Up For Ukraine" features a pair of Kenneth Cole sneakers.  Customers who purchase the [...]
Easter Sunday Fashions Socially Sparked
6 months ago

Easter Sunday Fashions Socially Sparked

The renowned NYC Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival returns LIVE this year after an almost three year hiatus. Here is the 2022 scoop on where to see the Parade, best bonnets and festivities. The New York City tradition goes back to the 1870s. Starting at10am and continuing until 4pm, the parade will march north on [...]
Gypsy Jazz and Django A Gogo
7 months ago

Gypsy Jazz and Django A Gogo

Gypsy Jazz comes front and center to NYC this weekend when guitarist/composer Stéphane Wrembel brings his annual Django A Gogo Music Festival to The Town Hall on March 5th. The festival celebrates the music of legendary jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and brings together some of the finest musicians in the world to celebrate the constant [...]
Audiences Will Return for 2022 Love Rocks NYC Benefit Concert
8 months ago

Audiences Will Return for 2022 Love Rocks NYC Benefit Concert

Audiences will return for the 2022 Love Rocks NYC annual benefit concert on tap for March 10th. The 6th annual fundraising extravaganza is back at the iconic Beacon Theatre after going virtual last year. Presented by The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation, the funds raised will benefit one of New York City’s most adored non-profit [...]
Pizza Slices of Diversity Socially Sparked: National Pizza Day
8 months ago

Pizza Slices of Diversity Socially Sparked: National Pizza Day

Pizza Slices of Diversity Socially Sparked® our lives in countless ways. Today, pizza comes in all shapes, sizes, styles and flavors, making it one of the most versatile food favorites of every age group – from toddler through senior. In honor of National Pizza Day, here’s a bit of trivia on the diversity of the [...]
Broadway Week Gets Extension for 15 Shows
8 months ago

Broadway Week Gets Extension for 15 Shows

Broadway Week gets an extension for its 2-for-1 Tickets program for 15 shows! Beginning February 13th thru the 27th, theater lovers will still be able to purchase up to two tickets for the price of one for select shows! Tickets are on sale now through the official Broadway Week Page at nycgo.com. . The extended [...]
Restaurant Week Returns to NYC Despite Omicron
8 months ago

Restaurant Week Returns to NYC Despite Omicron

Restaurant Week returns to New York City despite the omicron variant's presence. The city's flagship dining program runs this winter from January 18th thru February 13th. Foodies and non-foodies alike will have the opportunity to experience and enjoy over 500 diverse participating restaurants across all five  boroughs thanks to NYC & Company, who hosts the [...]
Remembering John Lennon 1940-1980
2 years ago

Remembering John Lennon 1940-1980

Remembering John Lennon 40 years later. (1940 - 1980). Forty years ago on that fateful day of December 8th, we lost music legend John Lennon to senseless gun violence when he was brutally shot and killed in front of his residence at The Dakota in New York City. John Lennon, 1940 - 1980. Photo taken [...]
Reimagining NYC Venues to Keep Live Performance Alive
2 years ago

Reimagining NYC Venues to Keep Live Performance Alive

NYC larger venues and cultural institutions are reimagining their spaces to keep live performance alive. The pandemic continues to shake the performing arts and music world to its core with …
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Giving Regards to Broadway as Shut Down Extends
2 years ago

Giving Regards to Broadway as Shut Down Extends

We’re giving our regards to Broadway as the news of extending the shut down sets in. Broadway curtains will now remain on pause thru May 2021 says The Broadway League. …
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Reimagined New York Film Festival Opens Sept. 17th
2 years ago

Reimagined New York Film Festival Opens Sept. 17th

A reimagined New York Film Festival (NYFF) opens September 17 and runs thru October 11, 2020 with a an adjusted format and covid-19 protocals in place. The 58th edition will be different, yet familiar from years past with a combination of Drive-In and virtual screenings, filmmaker talks and more. The NYFF58 will begin one week [...]
We Will Never Forget September 11th
2 years ago

We Will Never Forget September 11th

We Will Never Forget September 11th! This is one terrorist tragedy Americans will never forget and one that reminds us that life is short.  Nineteen years later we must sadly add COVID-19 to this list as a terrorist attack on the nation like no other in our history. “If we learn nothing else from this [...]
NYC’s Little Italy Feast of San Gennaro On Pause
2 years ago

NYC’s Little Italy Feast of San Gennaro On Pause

NYC’s Little Italy Feast of San Gennaro must go on pause for 2020, but celebrations will never be stopped. This September marks the 94th annual celebration of the Patron Saint of Naples. The Feast Festival is normally held for 11 days through the 11 blocks centering around Mulberry Street. Originally scheduled from September 19th thru [...]