The World is Your Oyster in NYC this Month

Seafood is often thought of a great meal to have in the summer, ideally while you’re sitting outdoors and by a beach. If you’re a fan of fish entrees, you can enjoy them just as much in the fall as the summer! Before the weather gets chilly, New York Oyster Week will be taking place starting this month, and taking advantage of the last of the warmer weather. From September 16th through October 1st you can dine on the best Oysters around the city and enjoy some delicious and delectable meals!

Oyster Week will kick off with the NY Harbor Regatta & Regatta Bash. This event as part of the week of celebrations will be held on Governor’s Island. There will be live reggae music, a full oyster bar and other seafood dishes from some of the best eateries in NYC. There will also be a Cocktail Cruise before the bash. You can learn more about this event here.

Oyster Week will end on October 1st with a huge oyster extravaganza! Oystoberfest will close the week of festivities and be held at South Street Seaport. Over 20 different varieties of oysters will be available and will be, “shucked live, served raw and on a half shell”, according to the events website. To pair with your oysters there will be over 16 types of beer from different breweries served, wine, and specialty crafted cocktails for guests.

Looking for a place to dine on Oysters close by to The Sagamore? The event’s website features an index listing all the top Oyster eateries around the city! Pick one you know you love or dare to try something new. You can view the whole index here.

Tickets will be available for each individual event as well as some all-inclusive and package deals. To learn more about how to get tickets, Oyster Week, and all about the other events in between the opening bash and closing festival visit their website.


Explore New York City’s September Fall Festivals

Fall season is here and there are several wonderful festivals taking place around New York City’s boroughs to celebrate this time of year. Our residents at The Sagamore are not too far from everything happening around New York City. Venture away from the Upper West Side into Brooklyn or maybe Queens for some fall fun!

Flatbush Frolic: Flatbush Frolic will take place on September 25th. This street fair is a tradition of this New York City neighborhood and has been taking place for over 40 years! Over 150 vendors will be in attendance selling goods and food from local eateries. There will also be plenty of live music, crafting stations, a pizza eating contest, and rides and games. There will also be a beer garden featured this year! For more information you can visit the event’s page and for directions!

World Science Festival: Head over to Queens to get your fill of technology and science! This free event will feature exhibitions, demonstrations and activities all focused around science! The City of Science event is free and geared to the interests of both adults and children. Visitors will learn to bounce a ball into orbit, conduct a symphony using only tubes and much more! Several activities will also be taking place in the Liberty Science Center NY Hall of Science. To find out more about this unique science festival just a subway ride away from The Sagamore, visit their website.
Jazz Festival: Jazz at Lincoln Center will be hosting their annual Coca-Cola Generations in Jazz Festival  this month! This one is located right here in Manhattan, just a few minutes downtown from The Sagamore. Lasting through the month of September until October 2nd, over 200 musicians will be performing over the span of time the festival will take place. To learn more about the lineup and who you can see when, make sure to check out their website!