• New York Thought: Smart Things to Do in NYC This Week

    E.O. Wilson and Thomas Friedman, Anne Lamott, and the science of music highlight our picks for the best smart things to do in NYC. Read more »
  • Your Smarter Halloween in NYC

    By Alison Durkee

    It’s October, and along with the cooling temperatures and changing leaves, that means one thing: Halloween. Those looking to celebrate the ghoulish holiday will find plenty of choices in New York City, as the city’s institutions offer their own spooky festivities. Whether you’re looking to party, head out with the kids, or just discover NYC’s more haunted spots, here are some upcoming talks and events to get you in the Halloween spirit. Read more »
  • New York Thought: Smart Things to Do in NYC This Weekend

    A day of space stories, On Confronting Silence, and Joe Lieberman and Alan Dershowitz putting Noah on trial highlight our picks for the best smart things to do in NYC this weekend. Read more »
  • Political Animals: New York Talks and Events Around the Midterm Elections

    By Alison Durkee

    The November midterm elections are fast approaching, and there’s never been a more important time to be politically engaged. Get versed on political issues, learn more about the elections process, and hear from top political figures at these upcoming talks and events. Read more »
  • The Best Fall Walks and Tours in NYC

    By Alison Durkee

    October has arrived, and as summer sun gives way to cooler autumn temperatures, it’s the perfect time to get out and explore the city. Enjoy the fall foliage and learn about the city’s hidden histories on these upcoming walks and tours. Read more »

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