Masalamommas Guide to What’s Happening in New York City


By Nisha Vedi Pawar @lovelaughmirch & online at

NYC Reporter

A city as culturally rich and diverse as NYC is bursting with events and choosing what to attend can be tough at times. We here at know that and have created a diverse calendar of events in the New York City area which include family outings, cultural activities, date night ideas, and more!

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July – September 2012:


Broadway in Bryant Park

Mainly musicals, the lunchtime shows are mostly a mix of Broadway and

Off-Broadway offerings currently playing or scheduled to play later in the

fall season.

When: July – August 2012

Where: Bryant Park, The Lawn


Restaurant Week

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of NYC Restaurant week: A collaboration of some of the finest restaurants in the city offering prix-fixed menus at a set $24.07 for lunch and $35.00 for dinner.

When: July 16, 2012 – August 10, 2012 (Saturdays excluded)

Where: Participating restaurants in NYC


Bollywood Night

Date night, girls night out, whatever it may be – enjoy a night out on the town and expand your professional and social network with this Bollywood night meet up.

When: Thursday, August 2, 2012. 7:30pm

Where: Taj Lounge, 48 W 21st Street


A Tale Of Two Cities (now sold out)

From New York to Mumbai and everywhere in between, a evening of fashion and entertainment as ClicbySiddhi unveils her new Couture Fashion line.

When: Thursday, August 9, 2012. 7:30pm

Where: 28 on 27 Studio, 28 W 27th Street


Chaand Raat

A large selection of jewelry vendors, designer clothing stalls, mendhi artists, food and more to get you ready for Eid.

When: Friday, August 17, 2012. 6:00pm

Where: Antuns Banquet Hall, 244 W. Old Country Rd., Hicksville, NY 11801

India Day Parade

The largest India Independence Day celebration in the world outside of India celebrates India’s 42nd Independence day with a parade, dances, fashion shows, music, vendor stalls and more.

When: Sunday, August 19, 2012. 12:00pm

Where: Madison Avenue, 38th Street to 28th Street


Fashions Night Out

Indulge your inner fashionista by joining editors, stars, models, and designers as retailers host fashion’s most iconic extravaganza. Enjoy shopping, champagne, and a night out on the town.

When: Thursday, September 6, 2012

Where: Participating retailers in NYC


Ganesha 2012

A Classical dance drama based on the birth of Lord Ganesha, followed by an array of classical, folk & modern dances.

When: Sunday, September 9, 2012. 4:00pm

Where: Michael Shimmel Center for the Arts Pace University


No Laughing Matter Comedy Tour

Save A Mother educates women about pregnancy, nutrition, immunization, delivery and care of the child. Their mission is to develop health care solutions for the poor, Come attend a night filled with laughter and raising funds for a good cause. Join Indian comedians and celebrities for an night of laughs and soul satisfaction.

When: Thursday, September 13, 2012

Where: Caroline’s on Broadway , 1626 Broadway


Annual Feast of San Gennaro

Also known as the “Festival of Little Italy”. This once a year celebration is full of Italian food, carnival games, musical performances, dessert tastings and more. If you love Italian cuisine and old world charm, this is something right up your ally.

 When: Thursday, September 13 – Sunday, September 23, 2012

 Where: Little Italy, Mulberry Street, between Canal Street (on south)

FusianBeats Ladies Night Out

A night out with the girls consisting of dancing, open bar, indian food, raffles, and much more.

When: Saturday, September 29, 2012. 7:00PM

Where: Jewel of India (Hotel 999), 999 Rt 1 South, North Brunswick, NJ 08902


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