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With no Eggstravaganza in Central Park this year, this bunny wasn’t feeling so sunny. The Bronx Zoo to the rescue! Loads of eggstra cool events make up Eggstreme Weekend. Hop along up to the Boogie Down to meet the man, the myth, the bunny himself. Or indulge in eggciting events such as egg hunts and egg races. Click here for directions and admission info.

If you’d rather be Brooklyn-bound, head to Brooklyn Bridge Park on Sunday, March 23rd, for the Spring Fling Egg Hunt and other Easter festivities. The afternoon features music, games and winnable Jacques Torres Easter baskets for the kiddies. Forget about epicures; this is epikids!


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Gear up, people! The 2008 New York International Auto Show drives into town this weekend, parking at the Javits Center itself from March 21st to the 30th. The NYT offers a comprehensive review for attendees and armchair enthusiasts alike. While the show unveils new consumer-focused ’08 and ’09 models, geeky gawkers will be more intrigued by the impractical but totally awesome concept cars. Drool over the latest midlife-crisis-ready sports cars, like this Maserati GrandTurismo 4.7. They don’t call them hot rods for nothin’!

Admission is $14 for adults, $4 for children and can be purchased online here. The MTA is offering discount packages for travel on LIRR and Metro-North. Public show dates are Friday March 21st through Sunday March 30th, 11am – 10:30pm (Sundays: 10am – 7pm). The Javits Center is located at 11th Ave. between 34th and 39th streets (655 W. 34th St.) in Manhattan.

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