What’s Up Wednesday! 8/1/2013 – 8/7/2013

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 Beyonce: The Mrs. Carter Show

Beyonce is coming to Barclays Center Saturday, August 3rd to Monday August 5th for her Mrs. Carter Show world tour. Come and watch one of the biggest divas in music today, as she performs many of her top hits.

#2 Summer Streets

Starting on Saturday, August 3rd and the next two following Saturdays, 7 miles of NY streets will be open for play,walks, and bikes. It starts at 7 am to 1 Pm, and begins at Brooklyn Bridge down to Central Park, along Park Avenue and connecting streets. There will be 5 rest stops along the route where there will be various activities from zip lining to rock climbing, while also enjoying dance, music, and theater performances, along with food from the Whole Food Market.

#3 LIC Block Party

The Sculpture Center is hosting its second annual LIC Block Party Saturday, August 3rd from 12 -5 pm. There will be artist led activities, live music and performances, family friendly food options, and artists market showcasing affordable art. Some of the activities include: a social media photo booth, a makeover tent, mixed media sculptures, and even a carnival game just to name a free. The best part is that it’s entirely free!

#4 Rumble on the River

It’s fight time! On Thursday, August 1st, come to Pier 84 to watch amateur muay thai kickboxers duke it out in the ring. The fight starts at 7 pm and is free for the public with VIP ringside seat.

#5 Flamenco: 100 Years of Flamenco in New York

Come and enjoy the last few days of Flamenco as it brings its exhibitions to an end this Saturday. There will be photos, oral histories, past flamenco regalia, and costumes for everyone ot look at and enjoy the richness and development of flamenco throughout the years.


~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:
National Underwear Day
Come to Times Square on Saturday, August 5th from 5 -7:30 pm to participate in breaking the Guinness Book of World record for the largest gathering of people in their underwear!

Shakespeare in the Park
Shakespeare in the Park continues with the play Love’s Labour’s Lost.

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