8th Annual International Pickle Day
Sunday, September 14, 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pickle Day: sample pickles from around the world (and around the corner!) in addition to a selection of pickled fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses. Orchard St (bn. Broome and Grand Streets), Lower East Side; event website
2008 NYC Ice Cream Run
Sunday, September 14, 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Help raise funds for underprivileged children by eating ice cream! Get a team together to join the Ice Cream Scavenger Hunt around Manhattan and visit the best parlors in town. Washington Square Park, Greenwich Village; event website
"Street Art, Street Life" Bronx Museum Block Party
Sunday, September 14, Noon to 6 p.m. The Bronx Museum of the Arts is celebrating the launch of their new exhibit "Street Art, Street Life: From 1950's to Now" with a giant block party on Sunday. It will feature break dancing, DJs, art, and street food. Enjoy tacos from Patty's Truck (normally parked on 86th & Lexington), coco helado, and more. 1040 Grand Concourse (nr. 165th Street), Bronx; event website
Feast of San Gennaro
Now through Sunday, September 21, 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. (until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays) New York City's biggest and longest running religious festival, in honor of the Patron Saint of Naples. More than 35 of Little Italy's most famous restaurants and over 100 street vendors will provide specialty foods and al fresco dining. Mulberry, Hester, and Grand Streets, Little Italy; event website
Friday, September 12 Maiden Lane between Water and South Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, September 13 37th Avenue between 83rd and 89th Streets, Queens; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. West 4th Street from 6th Avenue to University Place; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Broadway between 110th and 116th Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 6th Avenue between 42nd and 56th Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 14 Lexington Avenue between 42nd and 57th Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lexington Avenue between 79th and 96th Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 43rd Street and Broadway; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Austrian Summer Riesling Seminar
Monday, September 15, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Terroir is finishing their Summer of Riesling with this final seminar. Bask in the glory of Austria, resplendent in the wines from the Wachau, Kremstal and Kamptal regions (all on or near the Danube River.) $60. To reserve a seat, please call the restaurant (646-602-1300) or e-mail Paul at [email protected] 413 E. 12th St. (nr. 1st Avenue), East Village; official website