What’s Up Wednesday! 7/17/2013 – 7/23/2013

Hey New Yorkers – it’s another Wednesday! Let’s make the most of this week in NYC! Join others going to these events and split the cab fare.

#1 Jay Z & Justin Timberlake Concert

Time to get your suit and tie ready to go, cause Justin Timberlake will be hitting New York City on July 19th and 20th at Yankees Stadium with Jay Z during their Legends of Summer Tour. Jay Z is a multi platinum artists best known for hits such as “99 problems”, “Empire State of Mind”, and “In Paris” and has just released his 12th studio album “Magna Carta Holy Grill”.

Justin Timberlake began in N’Sync before branching into solo performance creating hits “Sexy Back”, “Dead and Gone”, and “Suits and Tie” to name a few. With these two iconic artists performing on the same stage, this is a concert you do not want to miss.

#2 Tomato Battle

Get your throwing arm ready because on Saturday July 20th, Tomato Battle will be in full swing at the Aviator Sports & Events Center. Starting at 12 PM participants can arrive for registration and for the beer garden, followed by live music, games, and a costume contest between 1PM and 3:30PM. The ultimate battle begins at 4PM and pits you against thousands of other New York residents, for a tomato free for all.

For those that are worried about wasting food, the tomatoes being used are inedible, past ripe, and are going to be thrown out regardless, so why not throw them instead? For more information, click here.

#3 Lights Out Scavenger Hunt

On Thursday July 18th, Lights out scavenger hunt will be underway hosted by ScavengerUSA.com. Scour the streets of New York with your handy glow sticks and team, doing fun tasks and finding hidden clues, while earning points for your team to win the grand prize.

Registration begins and 7 PM and goes until 8PM where The hunt will begin at the Village Pourhouse followed by an after party at the SideBar at 10 PM. Come on out for a night of fun and entertaining activities.

#4 Martha Graham Dance Company

On July 23rd at 8PM, come and see Martha Graham Dance Company with special guests Dancin’ Downtown at The Joyce perform in Central Park during Summer Stage. Martha Graham Dance Company is recognized as one of the leading contemporary dance companies in America and is internationally acclaimed in over 50 countries throughout the world.

The Company will perform Acts of Light , Chronicle , and Lamentation Variations by Bulareyaung Pagarlava, Larry Keigwin, and Richard Move. Dancin’ Downtown at The Joyce is a collaboration between Dancers Responding to AIDS and The Joyce Theater.

#5 The 2nd Annual Dizzy Bat Race

It’s dizzy bat time! For those who do not know, dizzy bat is the term used when you spin around a bat and proceed to run around the bases in the fastest time. It will be a very fun and entertaining time and there will be a baseball theme prize for the person with the fastest time.

The event starts at 7PM on July 18th at East Meadow field, Central Park and is hosted by New York Rogue Runners.


~Cab With Me is a free community-based cab-sharing site that connects people to share the fare and experience more of New York City. Let us know how you enjoy these events on Facebook (f/cabwithme) and Twitter (@cabwithme). Have fun!~

Other Fun Events:
Kaiju Big Battel
What can be better than watching wrestling with the wrestlers wearing monster costumes? Nothing. See it on July 20th doors open at 6PM.

Jew York
Opens on July 20th and continues until the 26th, come and see famous works by Jewish artists at Untitled on Orchard Street.

City of Water Day
Ferry between Governors Island and Liberty State Park while enjoying fun activities and music. Don’t forget to compete in cardboard kayak race while you’re there!

Shakespeare in the Park
July 23rd marks the return of Shakespeare in the Park with the play Love’s Labour’s Lost .

FUN. w/ Teagan and Sara
On July 22nd and 23rd, FUN. will be performing with Teagan and Sara at Pier 26 at 4PM.

Bassboat featuring Basshunter
Basshunter will be hitting the city at Queens of Heart pier 78 at 11:30 PM on July 20th. Come for a time of driving beats and a night of fun.

Urban Lawn Party
On July 20th from 11AM – 5PM, the Urban Lawn Party will be commencing at Charlton Street. There will be a multitude of events and activities to do.

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