May Events Worth Leaving the Upper West Side For

  Last modified on April 26th, 2019

I’ve scoped out upcoming events throughout the boroughs to see which ones would actually be worth leaving the UWS (briefly) for.  Here are a handful of May events in NYC for those interested in food, music … boats and cats!

Queens Taste 2019

Tuesday, May 7th from 6-9pm at The New York Hall of Science 

This annual fundraiser brings the best food from Queens under one roof. It’s a three-hour celebration of the borough’s cuisine, throughout which you can sample as much as you want!

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Hip Hop Fever

Saturday, May 4th at 8pm at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

A montage of old-school rappers!

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Cat Camp

June 1st and 2nd at the Metropolitan Pavilian (125 West 18th Street)

Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Camp will feature cat experts giving seminars, cat-vendors selling cat-products, and cats you can adopt!

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Taco Takeover

Sunday, May 12th from 11am-10pm 

Brooklyn Expo Center 

Eat unlimited tacos and Mexican-inspired dishes from your favorite local chefs. Drink lots of cold beers and tequila cocktails. And enjoy games including a pinata hitting contest, limbo, hula hooping and bobbing for churros!

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