5 Things To Know This AM



Bryant Park is hosting a 400-person game of musical chairs in honor of their 20th anniversary. The winner walks away with one of the park's famed chairs, plus their name engraved on a seat that will remain in the park forever and ever. We'd wish you luck, but we're pretty competitive when it comes to musical chairs. (DNA Info)

Who says you need a fancy-shmancy camera to get your photography in a gallery? The East River Ferry Photoville Exhibit is looking for amateur photos to feature in their 20-foot shipping container gallery, located on the Brooklyn Waterfront. Instagram counts as amateur photography, right? (F*cked in Park Slope)

With the highest roof deck lounge in the city and only blocks from the Hudson, Sky Room has one of the best 4th of July parties in the city. Tickets are typically 100 bucks, but Sky Room is hosting a contest for you to score two tickets to America's b-day party. Submit a photo to Sky Room's FB page with the words "I Love Sky Room NYC," and the pic with the most likes gets the best view of the fireworks.(Sky Room Facebook)

After looking at these pictures from a 1954 posture class at Barnard College we're suddenly all too aware of how much we slump our shoulders. Still, we're not sure we'd be willing to hang from a bar in order to keep a straight back. (Retronaut)

As much as we love a good BBQ and beer event, sometimes we want to class it up a bit. The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East Resort in The Hamptons is hosting an evening on June 30 with Chef Marcus Samuelsson to celebrate his new memoir, Yes, Chef. For $125 you get a four-course meal paired with wine. Ooh, so fancy! (Solé East)



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Photo: Courtesy Dan DeLuca