Random Stuff to do in NYC
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Summer in New York City is paradise for the stingy cinephile. In addition to new releases at multiplexes and art houses throughout the five boroughs, the warmer months bring free outdoor screenings of huge hits and cult classics, shown in some of the City's most striking settings. These include the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, a 30-foot-high plaza in the thick of the Lower Manhattan skyline—and the Coney Island boardwalk, where NYC & Company stages its own succession of Flicks on the Beach .
1. Sahara East Dine on Middle Eastern standards like tabbouleh and hummus; after you eat, choose from about 40 flavors of tobacco (like apple and mango). ($10 per hookah; 184 First Avenue; 212-353-9000.) 2.