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Did somebody say free Broadway?? Plus a sexy sample sale for the guys and an even sexier restaurant choice!


A smash hit opens on Broadway plus free show tunes and a classic at Lincoln Center.

First Thursdays Downtown Arts Walk


This is the perfect opportunity to experience Atlanta’s art scene inside and out! Take a self-guided tour of the galleries — with no beginning or ending point — and move at your own pace as you soak up some fabulous contemporary Southern art. With its growth, First Thursdays has become more than just an arts walk. It’s an event where singles can meet, business people can unwind, and couples can enjoy the beauty of downtown Atlanta’s landscape.

Each month you’re invited to stroll through magnificent buildings and streets to enjoy the beauty of Downtown and the gallery experience. Come take a walk with us the First Thursday of each month, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

First Thursdays ArtsWalk has grown with new programs and additional venues so that art lovers can view the arts, tour the historic districts of Downtown and enjoy various discounts at Downtown restaurants. Click here for more information.

Moo Shoes

MooShoes, Inc. is a vegan-owned business that sells an assortment of cruelty-free footwear, bags, t-shirts, wallets, books and other accessories. MooShoes offers its services through an online store as well as in its lovely retail store in New York City, the first cruelty-free store of its kind in NYC. We’re open 7 days a week for your shopping pleasure. Here are our store hours.

Founded in 2001 by sisters and Queens natives, Erica and Sara Kubersky, MooShoes was originally located near the Gramercy Park section of Manhattan in a defunct butcher shop. After a brief period on Allen Street, MooShoes re-located to its current location at 78 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. It’s an amazing neighborhood, especially for vegans, and there’s a ton to do in the area.

MooShoes is also home to a slew of rescued cats who were adopted from some of our favorite local organizations, many of whom hold adoptions days at our store from time to time. We’ve been lucky enough to hold many events at the store for many talented, genrous individuals and organizations in the vegan community.

MooShoes is run by one of the greatest staffs ever. Don’t believe us? Meet our staff and see for yourself. Still want to know more? Check out our FAQ section.

Viernes Culturales / Cultural Fridays

Viernes Culturales / Cultural Fridays

Viernes Culturales / Cultural FridaysWHAT:
Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays) is a free, monthly showcase of artists, sculptors, and musicians. The event consists of outdoor musical performances, outdoor art exhibits, visits to art galleries and cultural centers, cuisine tasting at participating restaurants, and other exhibits at the historic Tower Theatre. Free walking tours of Little Havana also take place during the festival. Click here for more information.

Viernes Culturales is held on the last Friday of every month from 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm.

Polar Adventure Days

Don’t let the cold of the windy city keep you indoors. Instead have some outdoor fun with the Chicago park district’s polar adventure days on Dec 11, Jan 22 and Feb 26th on Northerly Island. The free series has live music, ice sculpture artists, a team of live polar huskies, birds of prey, hot cocoa and more. If there’s snow even better- join in the free snow shoe activities around the island.



2. Downtown Sound is Back! July 5-26

Picture 6This popular free series, Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays, is back for its second summer. Situated in the must-see Millennium Park, every Monday at 6:30pm discover new, up and coming bands from cutting-edge indie rock stars to pop veterans. The concerts are all free, and in July the mainstage will be host to The Thermals with Disappears, Caribou with The Budos Band, Kid Sister with Konono No. 1, and Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens with Bomba Estereo. The ten-concert series ends in July, so make sure to check it out before it’s too late!

2. Blockbusters for Free at Flicks on 5th July 7-21

Picture 18Summer is known for major Hollywood blockbusters, and in Atlanta you can see the past year’s biggest movies outside for free at Flicks on 5th Street. In July, you’ll be able to see the Best Picture Oscar Winner The Hurt Locker, the family friendly Fantastic Mr. Fox, and the hilarious Hot Tub Time Machine. The movies are every Wednesday and start around nightfall, which is approximately 9pm. So bring your family or loved ones, grab some free popcorn at the event, and head over for a free summer movie.

The Interactive Institute of Contemporary Art

Formerly The Boston Museum of Modern Art, The Institute of Contemporary Art has made a prominent name for itself in the city since its inception in 1936. Located on Boston’s waterfront, even its beautiful building is a work of art. Among the artists whose work was introduced to U.S. Picture 16audiences by the ICA are Cubist Georges Braque, Expressionists Oskar Kokoschka and Edvard Munch (The Scream), as well as Andy Warhol.

Here, you will find access to contemporary art as well as artists and the creative process, encouraging audiences of all ages and backgrounds to participate in new art. The museum hosts numerous courses, talks and films for families, teens and educators each month so be sure to check the calendar of events to find out what is currently going on. For young adults, don’t miss the teen filmmaking program Fast Forward where participants become the producers of their own documentaries.

Insider’s Tip: Every Thursday night, the museum offers complimentary admission from 5 to 9 pm for Target Free Thursday Nights.

Book a Date With the Dallas Public Library

Picture 20During tough economic times and the “go green movement,” there’s no better way to save a few dollars and trees and spend the day broadening your knowledge base than by visiting the downtown Dallas Public Library.  Whether you’re a library card toting resident or just looking to browse the vast rows of bookshelves, you won’t regret spending an afternoon exploring everything this library has to offer.

Lectures with authors from the New York Times Best Seller’s List and free inventor workshops are among some of the exciting offerings, and children can get in on the fun with story time and youth poetry competitions. If books aren’t your cup of tea, check out the media library for an impressive array of CDs, DVDs, and magazines.

The Dallas Public Library isn’t just for studying and quiet whispers, either. Weekend concerts, featuring local and visiting professional musicians, are free and open to the public.

Star-Gazing Without the Paparazzi at Griffith Observatory

Mixed in with Hollywood nightclubs and overrated bars, you will find one of the best places in Los Angeles where the stars aren’t driving drunk and wearing Dior. The Griffith Observatory is one of the only places that actually makes learning interesting and gives you first hand access to star-gazing at its finest. Picture 22

With multiple exhibits and shows, you can learn all sorts of stuff, from constellations to how much you would weigh on the moon. Even though this place is great to visit with friends, it is filled with couples and PDA galore since walking and admiring the sky is a perfect activity for two.

They are closed Monday and the weekends can get really crowded, so make sure you get there early enough to be able to walk around before it closes at 10. Even though the romantic date spot and beautiful sky scenery should be enough to sway you, the even better perks are that it is free and so is parking.

Finally, a place where you don’t have to pay to see some stars.