Listen, it's hard to impress New Yorkers. We've got everything (cue Stefon joke). But the latest cultural finds around here are next-level, even for us. Here are a few you simply can't miss.

Antique. French. Carnival. Need we say more? Fête Paradiso runs through September 29 on Governors Island. [Read more]

Make plans fast: The Society of Illustrators' heartwarming Maurice Sendak retrospective wraps up on August 17. [Read more]

Get a load of some absolutely insane costume jewelry at a new Museum of Arts and Design exhibit. But don't worry, it's sticking around until January. [Read more]

If you need a break from that Netflix binge, check out the Sonnet Project NYC, an online video hub of Shakespeare's stanzas played out around Manhattan. [Read more]

Or dive into one of the summer's most buzz-worthy novels, which just so happens to take place on the Red Hook waterfront. [Read more]

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