BEACH BALL: The South St Seaport Water Taxi Beach Memorial Day Bash involves all the perks of a seaside getaway—sand in your shoes, cold drinks, and a bottomless raw bar (clams and oysters are 80 cents each between 4 and )—minus the flight delays or bumper-to-bumper on the LIE. .
SOARING SOUNDS: Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man” is our personal favorite on the music program at the annual New York Philharmonic Memorial Day concert at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. Your only decision: whether to listen inside the magnificent structure or find a spot on the Pulpit Green (they pipe the music out into the open). The concert is free and seating is first-come, first-served. .
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