Things to do for October 27, 2016

Smashing Gourds and Wandering Through a Glowing-Orb-Filled Forest

It’s Quite the Halloween Weekend

By Ilana Dadras

The weekend is David Pumpkins, and it’s here to scare the hell out of you.

Thursday
The Arrivals Is a Generous Host
THE SHOP-IN-A-SHOP

The Arrivals Is a Generous Host

The Arrivals’ SoHo shop will be hosting a rotating pop-up with other emerging designers all month. Daniel Wellington, Killspencer, Pintrill and Othr will each have their moment of glory, offering some of their signature items and a few collaborations for sale exclusively.

Oct 27-Nov 30, The Arrivals Pop-Up Shop, 39 1/2 Crosby St (between Grand and Broome)

Friday
To Madison Square Park, Posthaste
THE FLEETING CHICKEN

To Madison Square Park, Posthaste

The chefs behind LA favorites Animal, Son of a Gun and Jon & Vinny’s will be taking over Shake Shack for precisely three and a half hours tomorrow, doling out crispy chicken sandwiches with spicy pickle slaw and rooster aioli for those willing to wait for ’em. And then only the memories will remain.

Oct 28, 11am-2:30pm, $6.49, Shake Shack, Madison Square Park (at Madison and 23rd), 212-889-6600

Should Annihilating Gourds Be of Interest
THE SMASHING PUMPKINS

Should Annihilating Gourds Be of Interest

Choose a pumpkin, grab an axe, mallet or baseball bat, and go to town. There will also be a costume contest, knife-and-axe-throwing workshops and pumpkin carving, but you know why you’re there. To be Gallagher.

Oct 28, 6pm, Gotham Archery, 480 Baltic St (between Nevins and Bond), Brooklyn, 718-858-5060

Fireworks at Fish Bar. Why Not.
THE EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY

Fireworks at Fish Bar. Why Not.

This Friday, you can go see fireworks on the yacht-lounge-restaurant-rooftop that is Fish Bar, for free. Do that, and then carry on with your Friday-ing—or stay, if you’d prefer to sail around the city drinking bourbon-pomegranate beverages and eating charred octopus. And who could blame you?

Oct 28, 9pm, Fish Bar, Pier 81 (at 41st), 212-630-8840

Saturday
A Glowing Forest Inside the New Museum
THE MUSEUM DATE

A Glowing Forest Inside the New Museum

Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist transformed three floors of the New Museum into an interactive exhibit with kaleidoscopic projections, glowing orbs in a pixel forest and a communal sleeping room where visitors lie in beds and stare up at the screens above. BYO... you know.

Through Jan 15, $16, The New Museum, 235 Bowery (at Prince), 212-219-1222

Ilana Dadras passes her days writing about good food, talking about good food and consuming good food. Occasionally doing other things, too.

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