Memorial Day weekend is almost here. Get ready to enjoy the first long weekend of the summer right here in Manhattan
There are plenty of great events on the Memorial Day weekend schedule in New York City -- free concerts, free street festivals, a free family festival on Governors Island, tours and celebrations on the U.S.S. Intrepid, outlet sales, and much more.
See our top event picks for Memorial Day weekend in New York City.
Street fair season is here. The weather is warm and the gyro makers, psychics, and bulk tube sock vendors are hitting the streets of New York again for your shopping pleasure.
Check out our street fair listings for May in New York.
Find May farmers' markets in New York.
Browse our gallery of NYC summer street fair photos.
If you're looking for a cool job in New York City, you might want to check out this Friday's Uncubed job fair. Meet reps from the hottest New York tech companies (including Twitter, Meetup, Etsy, and more) and up-and-coming start-ups, who will all be there with jobs to fill.
Buy a ticket to mingle with employers and attend panel discussions to hear what top companies are seeking in their next employees. For an extra fee, you can also take seminars to build your skills in programming, business development, and other key competencies. The event will also feature an art show, complimentary drinks and snacks, and an after party.
Uncubed Job Fair
When: Friday, May 17, 2013. 10am-9:30pm
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street
Admission: $30 for general admission
This Friday is National Bike to Work Day. Make your commute more healthy and eco-friendly on Friday, May 17 and you may just get hooked on biking to work.
Still not convinced? Transportation Alternatives, one of the sponsors of National Bike to Work Day, is giving out free Brooklyn Roasting Company iced coffees, breakfast treats from KIND and Cabot, and Vita Coco coconut water to bikers from 7-10 AM on May 17 at the following locations:
- Brooklyn Bridge (Brooklyn tower)
- Manhattan Bridge (Manhattan side)
- Williamsburg Bridge (Brooklyn side)
- Queensboro Bridge (Queens side)
- Staten Island Ferry Terminal (Staten Island side)
- Hudson River Greenway at W. 72nd Street
- Bronx - Joyce Kilmer Park (161st & Grand Concourse)
Pledge to bike to work on May 17, 2013.
New to biking the mean streets of New York? Check out our introduction to biking in NYC, find the best bike route to your office and learn the street code for NYC cyclists before Friday.