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New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con is a yearly event featuring latest in comic book news as well as movies, games and over all geek culture! This year Comic Con will be running from October 3rd to 6th at the Jacob Javitz Center and this year will feature everyone from Paul Rudd to Tom Hiddleston to Jennifer Connolly to Mythbusters’ Adam Savage and many many more! Tickets and Badges are available for purchase at the Comic-Con website.

The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Dust your skates off this October as the Rink returns to Rockefeller Center! Get ready to enjoy the amazing fall air as you skate around the world’s most famous ice skating rink. You can shop your wallet slim on fifth avenue until you work up an appetite… then enjoy some truly tasty fining dining (The Sea Grill and Del Frisco’s Grille) at Rockefeller center, then journey to the Top of the Rock for amazing, unique views of our amazing metropolis and finally, to cap of a terrific evening… Get the blades on at the rink and have an amazing evening! To skate will run you roughly 25$ (12$ for skate rental). This is something everyone who visits NYC has to try at least once! 30 Rockefeller Center (F Train to 47-50th Rockefeller center) www.therinkatrockcenter.com

Blood Manor

It is that time of the year again… The frightful, jump out of your shoes time… October! How can anyone turn down first class horror? Featuring over 5,000 square feet of horror themed rooms, corridors and a labyrinth of passage ways designed to shed a few years off of one’s existence… This is going to be a scream for sure! 14 and above, 163 Varick St. Starting Friday, October 4th. Check website for Updates and prices.

Live Concerts

This October has absolutely zero shortage of great live music taking place in NYC! The famed Madison Square Garden will be holding R&B Icon Mary J. Blige on 10/4 with Phil Collins himself performing on 10/6. Closing out the month at MSG are Horror Punk icons The Misfits performing their final show ever on 10/19. Uptown from there at Terminal 5 will have one of modern Pop’s go-to songwriters- Charli XCX on 10/22 with Trap and Hip Hop up and coming trailblazer Kevin Gates taking the stage the following 2 days on 10/23 & 10/24. Appropriately for the month of All Hallows, the Bowery Ballroom in Lower East Side will be hosting a who’s who of Metal, Punk and Hardcore shows with British Grindcore pioneers Napalm Death performing on 10/11, Thrash Metal heavyweights Municipal Waste performing on 10/12 and 10/18 has Boston Mathcore cult heroes Cave In performing with Feminist Hardcore band, War on Women. On the other side of the bridge in Brooklyn has Indie Rock guitar hero Ty Segall performing at Brooklyn Steel with Indie heroes Wilco performing just over a week later at 10/13. And last but not certainly least, the Barclays Center will be having Indie Folk pioneers Bon Iver performing on 10/11, with Blues Rock Revival staples- The Black Keys performing on 10/15 and Pop Rock revivalists 5 Seconds of Summer performing just 2 days later on 10/17. For ticket information, please see your Concierge.

Halloween Parade

This Halloween, celebrate Halloween the only way us New Yorkers seem to celebrate anything properly… In a parade! Starting at 6th Avenue, just north of Spring Street to 16th Street from 7:00pm – 10:30pm, Join hundreds of costumed people of all ages, dancers, performers and spectators as they march and enjoy this festive evening! The NYC Village Halloween Parade has always encouraged young and upcoming artists. You can also participate in the parade… head over to 6th Avenue and Canal Street at 6:30 and get ready to wave! Costumes are a must to join so get creative and have fun! Have a Happy and Fun Halloween from all of us here at Hotel Indigo Lower East Side!

Local Lower East Side

October 6th brings the yearly Pickle Day to Orchard St just outside of the hotels back entrance! Featuring over 20 plus “picklers”, this Lower East Side event is really a blast for the whole family! The event will be running from 12:00PM to 5:00 PM just outside our Orchard Street entrance! On behalf of the staff, we look forward to seeing you there!! www.pickleday.nyc. Every Wednesday starting on October 2nd, the Grey Lady on Delancey St will be hosting their WEEP Comedy night hosted by Chloe La Branche & Sara Armour featuring a rotating lineup of NYC’s best Comics!

New York City Wine & Food Festival

October 10th kicks off the 12 year anniversary of the New York City Wine & Food Festival! The event kicks off with the cast of Chopped at Northwestern Mutual Pier 92 Rooftop Smorgasburg followed by intimate dinners and wine tastings scattered across Manhattan with everyone from Alain Ducasse, Angie Mar, Patti Jackson, Rachael Ray to Action Bronson with locations and restaurants to be revealed to ticket holders. The festival will run from October 10th until the 13th with countless restaurants and bars participating in the festival! Visit www.nycwff.org for the event schedules.

Graff Tours

We’ve partnered with graffiti tour company Graff Tours to bring you a unique new way to experience the Lower East Side neighborhood and its vibrant street art scene. Sign up at our concierge desk for a tour, a graffiti lesson with a local artist, or both!

The 90 minute tour starts with a visit to Jean-Michel Basquiat's old studio and the old home of The CBGB Rock Venue, then winds through the Centre-fuge Art Project that is using the New York City Subway as its canvas and finishes where Keith Haring once stood underneath Manhattan's largest street art mural.

If you opt for the lesson, you’ll learn tips and techniques of aerosol art from an authentic NYC graffiti artist. This unique hands-on lesson allows you to create your own art project to take home at the end of the experience. Paint, canvas, and gloves are all provided.

Tour ( $150 for up to 5 people), Daily at 1pm*
Meeting Location: Meet at Think Coffee 1 Bleecker St. in Manhattan Northwest Corner of Bleecker St. and The Bowery . The tour ends where it begins.
Lesson ($150 for up to 5 people), Daily at 3pm
Meeting Location: First Street Green Park located on first street between First and Second Avenue.
Tour & Lesson ($250 for up to 5 people)

*The Tour start time can also be tailored upon request.

FOR EVEN MORE DETAILS, CONTACT THE CONCIERGE AT #2935 OR (NYC@IHG.COM)