Saturday, January 31, 2015

This Weekend

  • Bass Drop Stop: Electric Daisy Carnival

    Put on your raver pants and fill your backpack with glowsticks for the biggest EDM bash in the nation.

    On decks: Carl Cox, Wolf + Lamb, Damian Lazarus, Dash Berlin, and dozens of other acts perform.

    Fri-Sat. Citi Field, Roosevelt Ave. (126th St.), Jersey City. $119-215 here.

    Nearby: Carmine's Italian Deli; Alnoor; Pompei Pizza

  • A Slice of Heaven: Smoke — Whiskey, Cigar & BBQ Festival

    The name says it all at this fest of everything hedonistic, with all-you-can-eat BBQ and an open bar.

    Smoke up: Your ticket buys four Rocky Patel cigars in a custom case, which is pretty sweet.

    Sat 1p. The Garden at Studio Square, 35-33 36th St. (36th Ave.), Astoria. $99-110 here.

    Nearby: Arepas Cafe; Il Bambino; Cafe Triskell

  • A Very Special Olympics: Punk Rope Games

    Costumed teams take part in nine bizarre events including “Partner Punk-Ups,” and "Rubber Chicken Shuttle Run."

    Prize winners: Top teams get trophies and special treats, but all are invited to the afterparty.

    Sun 10a. Newtown Barge Playground, Commercial St. (Dupont St.), Greenpoint. Free.

    Nearby: Lobster Joint; Franklin Corner Cafe; Anella

  • Bend It Like 'Beca: Taste of Tribeca

    Hit up Tribeca Grill, Bouley, Blaue Gans, The Palm Tribeca, Landmarc, and others at this food fest benefiting local schools.

    Booze walk: Fill up on food? Take the self-guided Wine Tour to Maslow 6, Frankly Wines, and more.

    Sat 11:30a. Hudson St. (Thomas St.), Tribeca. $45-950 here.

    Nearby: Kutsher's Tribeca; Corton; Locanda Verde

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