Frida Kahlo’s cult status was long cemented before Madonna started quoting her and gay boys donned her trademark colorful frocks and unibrow. The new Frida-inspired exhibit at the New York Botanical Gardens gives the glasshouses the quintessential summer revamp. Take Mom out on the Metro North to the Bronx or smoke your own green and buddy up for a night in the gardens. Select evenings feature live music and margaritas al fresco with a special LGBT look-a-like contest tonight. Extra points for that unibrow and ‘stache.
Have you tried Lyft yet? Hot on the heels of Uber’s market dominance (and $10 pool ride offer), Lyft has been trying to grow its fanbase for months. Carpooling around the city was popularized by carpooling apps like Via and even Uber, but now Lyft tops it with $5 shared rides in Manhattan under 97th Street. Download here.