510 Hudson Street · NYC
Inventive drinks are poured at this retro-looking, Prohibition-style bar.
Blind Barber Speakeasy
339 East 10th Street · NYC
Daytime haircuts & drinks in the front room morph into a lively back-room cocktail bar at night.
425 West 15th Street · NYC
Atmospheric tavern beneath Chelsea Market with creative cocktails, salvaged decor & DJs.
The Ear Inn
326 Spring Street · NYC
Beers & bar bites are on the menu at this popular joint in a landmarked, circa-1817 building.
151 Rivington Street · NYC
Cocktails at an open-style bar with passed food.
134 Eldridge Street · NYC
Innovative, creative cocktails & classic concoctions mixed up in an industrial-style space.
53 Christopher Street · NYC
Gay bar & National Historic Landmark, site of the 1969 riots that launched the gay rights movement.
77 West Houston Street · NYC
Audrey Saunders' pioneering cocktail lounge serves classic & creative drinks in a stylish setting.
158 Lafayette Street · NYC
Downstairs bar by Little Branch & PDT alums for classic & new drinks plus small plates.
New York Manhattan · NYC
Classic Korean paired with Soju and other Korean liquors.
16 West 29th Street · NYC
Gastropub featuring breakfast, lunch, dinner & late night specialities.
331 West 4th Street · NYC
West Village staple offers range of cheap beers, famous burgers till the wee hours daily.
1150 Broadway · NYC
NoMad area Restaurant & Bar with straightforward fare highlighting local, natural and sustainable foods.
236 5th Avenue · NYC
"Tell Me" in Lebanese, modern restaurant featuring Mediterranean cuisine.
35 East 21st Street · NYC
Modern Mexican by Mexico City Chef Enrique Olvera.
80 Spring Street · NYC
Iconic French brasserie with steak frites, brunch & pastries in a classy space with red banquettes.
Dominique Ansel Bakery
137 7th Avenue South · NYC
This bakery-cafe headed by pastry chef Dominique Ansel serves up creative & beautiful French treats.
43 East 28th Street · NYC
Casual fine dining Korean restaurant by the couple Chef Junghyun Park and Manager Ellia Park.
25 Clinton St · NYC
Creative homemade noodle soups & izakaya-style small plates served in a colorful space with a patio.
500 6th Avenue · NYC
Classic New York-style bagels offered with an array of spreads & smoked fish & an all-day deli menu.
248 Mulberry Street · NYC
Chicken parm and other Italian-American classics go gourmet at this hip, diner-inspired space.
88 Madison Ave · NYC
7-11AM, 11:30-2:30PM, 5:30-10PM
Handmade pastas headline a sophisticated Italian menu at this upscale locale with a cool vibe.
Madison Avenue & East 23rd Street · NYC
Hip, counter-serve chain for gourmet takes on fast-food classics like burgers & frozen custard.
430 East 9th Street · NYC
Compact, all-vegetarian fast-food spot serving up popular burgers in white-tiled surroundings.
345 Park Avenue South · NYC
Contemporary California cuisine in a refined East Coast setting.
15 West 27th Street · NYC
Polished Indian spot with cuisine from different regions, offering counter-service during the daytime.
6 Delancey Street · NYC
Hip, well-known bands are booked into this midsize, 3-level concert venue.
Upright Citizen's Brigade
555 West 42nd Street · NYC
Home of the alternative comedy troupe that launched many well-known TV & film stars' careers.
Nuyorican Poets Café
236 East 3rd Street · NYC
Poetry slams, jazz, comedy & other live performances in a storied, bohemian space.
311 West 34th Street · NYC
Luxe, century-old music hall with standing, balconies & ornate decor. Doubles as a recording studio.
South Street Seaport
89 South Street · NYC
Iconic waterfront district with historical buildings, open spaces & views of the Brooklyn Bridge.
235 Bowery · NYC
Contemporary art museum housed in a sleek white building with a gift shop & cafe in the lobby.
323 6th Avenue · NYC
Foreign, classic & offbeat indie films are screened along with short subjects at this movie theater.
Museum of Sex
233 5th Avenue · NYC
Intimate museum chronicling the evolution of human sexuality in ever-changing exhibits.
New York Manhattan · NYC
Popular park 30 feet above street level on an old rail line, with river & city views.
One World Trade Center
285 Fulton Street · NYC
A casual cafe, a bar with small plates & American fine dining with views from the 101st floor.
Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street · NYC
Museum exclusively featuring 20th-century & contemporary art by American artists, most still living.
Angelika Film Center
18 West Houston Street · NYC
Popular venue for new indie & foreign films, shown on 5 screens, with on-premises cafe.
1267, 117 Macdougal Street · NYC
Famous comics are often in the lineup at this brick-walled comedy club with several shows nightly.
Atlantic Theatre Company
330 West 16th Street · NYC
Off-Broadway non-profit theater, known for their artistic and truthful plays.
828 Broadway · NYC
Landmark shop specializing in new, used & rare books from philosophy to finance, plus bookish gifts.
31 Crosby Street · NYC
Goods for the surf lifestyle like clothes, boards and hair products plus a hip coffee bar.
Apple Store, SoHo
103 Prince Street · NYC
Apple retail store selling iPhones, iPads & more in sleekly designed spaces.
McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street · NYC
Independent bookshop featuring events for adults & kids, a cozy cafe & self-publishing services.
Brooklyn Bridge Park
334 Furman Street · NYC
This urban oasis features shaded picnic tables, hibachi-style BBQ grills & river views.
62 Chelsea Piers · NYC
Huge sports complex with driving range, ice skating, swimming & bowling, plus drinking & eating.
Fat Cat Billiards
75 Christopher Street · NYC
Diverse venue, open late, offers live music, pool, Ping-Pong, board games, art exhibits & classes.
Hudson River Greenway
Hudson River Greenway Manhattan · NYC
A foreshoreway for walking or cycling, 32 miles long, around the island of Manhattan.
Washington Square Park
New York Manhattan · NYC
Historic Greenwich Village concrete-&-green park known for its stately arch & prime people-watching.
Pier 25 Mini Golf & Kayaking
225 West Street · NYC
Mini golf and kayaking along the Hudson River, great for children and families.
434 6th Ave · NYC
Hot-yoga studio in Manhattan offering classes and rentals.
107 East 27th Street · NYC
One-hour cardiovascular and strength-training classes set to music.
12 West 27th Street · NYC
Indoor cycling reinvented.
32 East 31st Street · NYC
Extreme, athletic-based group fitness studio aimed at unleashing the inner athlete in everyone.