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.
158 Lafayette Street · NYC
Downstairs bar by Little Branch & PDT alums for classic & new drinks plus small plates.
151 Rivington Street · NYC
Cocktail at an open-style bar with passed food.
The Ear Inn
326 Spring Street · NYC
Beers & bar bites are on the menu at this popular joint in a landmarked, circa-1817 building.
510 Hudson Street · NYC
Inventive drinks are poured at this retro-looking, Prohibition-style bar.
134 Eldridge Street · NYC
Innovative, creative cocktails & classic concoctions mixed up in an industrial-style space.
77 West Houston Street · NYC
Audrey Saunders' pioneering cocktail lounge serves classic & creative drinks in a stylish setting.
425 West 15th Street · NYC
Atmospheric tavern beneath Chelsea Market with creative cocktails, salvaged decor & DJs.
53 Christopher Street · NYC
Gay bar & National Historic Landmark, site of the 1969 riots that launched the gay rights movement.
97 Sullivan Street · NYC
Blue Ribbon stays open until the wee hours, serving somewhat simple but particularly memorable food to SoHo's stylish set.
323 West Broadway · NYC
Offshoot of a longtime French restaurant with Italian & Provençal fare in stylish but casual digs. Open for lunch, dinner and cocktails.
25 Clinton St · NYC
Creative homemade noodle soups & izakaya-style small plates served in a colorful space with a patio.
80 Spring Street · NYC
A spinoff of the famed brasserie, this bustling take-out spot serves French cafe fare & pastries.
Dominique Ansel Bakery
189 Spring Street · NYC
This bakery-cafe headed by pastry chef Dominique Ansel serves up creative & beautiful French treats.
500 6th Avenue · NYC
Classic New York-style bagels offered with an array of spreads & smoked fish & an all-day deli menu.
7 Carmine Street · NYC
West Village locals have depended on this counter-service pizzeria for quick slices since 1975.
248 Mulberry Street · NYC
Chicken parm and other Italian-American classics go gourmet at this hip, diner-inspired space.
430 East 9th Street · NYC
Compact, all-vegetarian fast-food spot serving up popular burgers in white-tiled surroundings.
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
336 W 20th St · NYC
An Off-Broadway non-profit theater, known for their artistic and truthful shows.
Nuyorican Poets Café
236 East 3rd Street · NYC
Poetry slams, jazz, comedy & other live performances in a storied, bohemian space.
6 Delancey Street · NYC
Hip, well-known bands are booked into this midsize, 3-level concert venue.
311 West 34th Street · NYC
Luxe, century-old music hall with standing, balconies & ornate decor. Doubles as a recording studio.
Upright Citizen's Brigade
307 West 26th Street · NYC
Home of the alternative comedy troupe that launched many well-known TV & film stars' careers.
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.
323 6th Avenue · NYC
Foreign, classic & offbeat indie films are screened along with short subjects at this movie theater.
South Street Seaport
89 South Street · NYC
Iconic waterfront district with historical buildings, open spaces & views of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street · NYC
Museum exclusively featuring 20th-century & contemporary art by American artists, most still living.
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.
31 Crosby Street · NYC
Goods for the surf lifestyle like clothes, boards and hair products plus a hip coffee bar.
Artists & Fleas @ Chelsea Market
88 10th Avenue · NYC
Varied vendors sell hip, handmade crafts, jewelry, antiques & vintage clothing in Chelsea Market.
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.
828 Broadway · NYC
Landmark shop specializing in new, used & rare books from philosophy to finance, plus bookish gifts.
235 Bowery · NYC
Contemporary art museum housed in a sleek white building with a gift shop & cafe in the lobby.
62 Chelsea Piers · NYC
Huge sports complex with driving range, ice skating, swimming & bowling, plus drinking & eating.
Pier 25 Mini Golf & Kayaking
225 West Street · NYC
Mini golf and kayaking along the Hudson River, great for children and families.
Fat Cat Billiards
75 Christopher Street · NYC
Diverse venue, open late, offers live music, pool, Ping-Pong, board games, art exhibits & classes.
Washington Square Park
New York Manhattan · NYC
Historic Greenwich Village concrete-&-green park known for its stately arch & prime people-watching.
Angelika Film Center
18 West Houston Street · NYC
Popular venue for new indie & foreign films, shown on 5 screens, with on-premises cafe.
Hudson River Greenway
Manhattan · NYC
A foreshoreway for walking or cycling, 32 miles long, around the island of Manhattan.
434 6th Avenue · NYC
Hot-yoga studio in Manhattan offering classes and rentals.
Barry’s Bootcamp Tribeca
1 York Street · NYC
Gym known for an hour-long cardio and strength-building workout.
1 Renwick Street · NYC
Boxing, group and personalized high-intensity workout classes led by veteran NYC trainers.
415 Greenwich Street · NYC
High-energy and inspiring cycle classes with best-in-class instructors and heart-pumping soundtracks.