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DJ Khaled Hosts Funk Flex Birthday Bash August 19 ~Manhattan~

The official birthday bash for Funk Flex. Formerly known as Funkmaster Flex, this legendary DJ was not only the host of the first hip-hop radio show in New York on Hot 97, he also created a series of gold-certified mixtapes. He’s expected to make an appearance at the turntables, as will Messiah.

DJ Khaled, the man with the most impressive rolodex in the rap game who brings together top producers and the hottest rappers on hits including “I’m On One,” “For Free,” and “I Got the Keys.” His latest album is Grateful.

SOURCE: $20 from Groupon

Location: Stage 48, 605 West 48th Street, Manhattan


Trey Songz and Funk Flex Celebrity Birthday Yacht Party August 5 ~Manhattan~

The celebration: a birthday party for Leos everywhere.

The hosts: Funk Flex, formerly Funkmaster Flex, this legendary DJ was not only the host of the first hip-hop radio show in New York on Hot 97, he also created a series of gold-certified mixtapes; also featuring R&B artist Trey Songz.

$65 for one ticket including dinner buffet

SOURCE: Groupon

Location: Pier 40, 353 West Street, Manhattan


Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! and Beer Tasting ~Manhattan~

Marvel at hundreds of weird, unusual and downright freaky artifacts — from shrunken heads to a six-legged cow — as you embark on a self-guided tour of more than 20 themed galleries at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, located in New York’s famed Times Square.

Then, once you’ve picked your jaw up off the floor, enjoy a beer and a bite at the Heartland Brewery Chophouse. You’ll get to sample 5-ounce sips of classic beers, such as the crisp and smooth Cornhusker lager and the zesty Indiana pale ale.

This offer also includes your choice of burger, whether beef, turkey, bison, or veggie.

SOURCE: Groupon $51.75

Location: 234 West 42nd Street, Manhattan


Bronx Zoo Private Group Tour July 30

The first hour of this two-hour adventure fills you in on the hunters and the hunted, answering questions like: Why do cheetahs hunt alone while lions hunt in groups? You’ll also find out how a gazelle can escape the grasp of the world’s fastest-moving land animal. Learn which adaptations each animal uses to eat or avoid being eaten and fill your head with all kinds of fun fauna facts. Then, your group will have another hour to roam around the rest of the zoo.

Zoo admission is included. This tour takes place rain or shine. In the event of rain, various indoor exhibits will be substituted

SOURCE: Groupon $34.50

Location: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx


Fleetwood mac, Journey, Earth, Wind & Fire at Citifield July 30 ~Flushing, Queens~

Tickets start at $156.00 from Select a Ticket

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Classic East: Eagles, Steely Dan, The Doobie Bros at Citifield July 29 ~Flushing, Queens~

Tickets start at $156.00 from Select a Ticket

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Kid Friendly Concerts July 22, August 6 & 20 ~Peekskill~

  • July 22: Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could $15.00-a roots rocker who has shared stages with Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews, and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead
  • August 6: Ralph’s World $15.00-Upbeat indie-rock melodies with kid-focused lyrics that encourage little ones to dance and embrace their curiosity
  • August 20: Dirty Sock Funtime Band $15.00-Their goofy music videos were all over the Noggin program Jack’s Big Music Show, and they even showed up on a 2012 episode of Workaholics.

Location: Paramount Theater, 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill

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