February 16 2015

Things To Do This Week: 02.16.2015


Rays of sun in the Freedom Tunnel

Photographer Will Ellis took it upon himself to explore the places of New York City that most wouldn't: from a sunken bridge in Sunset Park's Bush Terminal to a long-abandoned room in the Queens mental hospital covered in pigeon droppings. Ellis' has compiled three years worth of work into Abandoned NYC, a glossy 150-page photo book, complimented by essays on the forgotten sites. On Wednesday, Ellis will speak about his work and findings at the Morbid Anatomy Museum.

Wednesday, February 18th at 8pm
Morbid Anatomy Museum
424 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY


The GRAMMY Museum, in collaboration with Tupac's estate, present All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur, a celebration of his legacy, songwriting talent, and charismatic character. The exhibition includes handwritten notes (including lyrics and poems), the Versace suit he wore to the GRAMMY's in 1996, original tape box and studio notes from his first recording after being released from prison, and more.

Until April 22, 2015
GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live
800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90015


Starting Thursday, South Beach transforms into a culinary mecca where wine and food overpowers the ocean's waft. Begin your week at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival with an Italian Al Fresco Feast on the beach, hosted by Debi Maza & Gabriele Corcos. On Friday, the annual, sustainable Surf & Turf dinner hosted by Todd English. Looking for something a bit more economical? Check out the Under $100 list of equally yummy events.

South Beach, Miami
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