Things to do in NYC

Here is where we will compile our master list of things to do, to eat, and to explore throughout the city.  Enjoy!

Coffee Shops
9th Street Expresso {Chelsea, East Village}
The City Bakery {Flatiron}
Doughnut Plant {Chelsea, Lower East Side}
Everyman Espresso {East Village}
Joe Coffee {Various Throughout City}
La Colombe Torrefaction {Tribeca, Soho, Meatpacking}
Stumptown Coffee {Nomad/Midtown}: Review
Think Coffee {Chelsea, NoHo, Union Square}

Breakfast/Brunch
B Cafe {Upper East Side}
Balthazar {Soho}
Bar Six {Greenwich Village}
Blue Ribbon Bakery & Cafe {West Village}
Bubby’s Pie Company {Tribeca}
Cookshop {Chelsea}
Dominique Ansel Bakery {Soho}: Review
Eat Here Now {Upper East Side}
Eisenberg’s Sandwich Shop {Flatiron}
Ellen’s Stardust Diner {Times Square}
Flea Market Cafe
{East Village}
Freeman’s {Lower East Side}: Review
The Grey Dog {Greenwich Village}
Jack Bistro & Bar {Greenwich Village}
Johnny’s Luncheonette {Chelsea}
Joe Jr. {Gramercy}
Le Pain Quotidien {Various Throughout The City}
Peels {East Village} Now Closed 🙁
Penny Farthing {East Village}
Root & Bone, Southern Comfort {East Village}
Spring Street Natural {Nolita}

Lunch
Cafeteria, American {Chelsea}
Cafe Habana, Cuban {Soho & Brooklyn}: Review
Dos Caminos, Mexican {Meatpacking, Soho, Midtown East, Lower East Side}
Hill Country Chicken, Southern Food {Flatiron}
Kori Tribeca, Korean {Tribeca}
Lobo, TexMex {Brooklyn – Park Slope, Cobble Hill}
Los Tacos No. 1, Street Tacos/Mexican {Meatpacking}
Num Pang, Cambodian {Union Square, Midtown East}
Sweetgreen, Salads/Healthy {Various Throughout The City}
Thai Tony’s, Thai {Brooklyn-Windsor Terrace}
Torrisi, Italian {Nolita}
Tortaria, Mexican {Greenwich Village}
V-Nam Cafe, Vietnamese {East Village}
Vapiano, Italian {Greenwich Village}

Dinner
ABC Cocina {Flatiron}
ABC Kitchen {Flatiron/Union Square}
Bare Burger, American {Various Throughout The City}
Benjamin Steakhouse, American {Midtown East}
Boca Chica, Brazilian {East Village}
Cilantro, Mexican {Upper East Side, Upper West Side}
Coppelia, Cuban {Chelsea}
Edo Sushi, Sushi {Union Square/Flatiron}
Fuji East Japanese Bistro, Sushi/Japanese {Roosevelt Island}
The Inkan, Peruvian {Long Island City}
Kori Tribeca, Korean {Tribeca}
Kyochon NYC, Korean Chicken Wings {Koreatown, Midtown East}
Le Souk Harem, Moroccan {Greenwich Village}
Ngam, Thai {East Village}
Mesa Grill, American {Flatiron} Now Closed 🙁
Morandi, Itallian {West Village}
Patsis, French {West Village, Meatpacking District}
Peter Luger Steakhouse, American {Brooklyn-Williamsburg}
Republic, Thai {Union Square}
Room Service, Thai {Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen}
Root & Bone, Southern Comfort {East Village}
Rosa Mexicano, Mexican {Flatiron, East Village, Upper West Side}: Review
Shake Shack, American {Various Throughout The City}
Spice,Thai {Various Throughout The City}
Sushi Roxx, Sushi {Midtown East / Murray Hill}
The Spotted Pig, Gastrpub {West Village}: Review
Vatan, Indian {Midtown East}

Sweet Tooth Spots
Big Gay Ice Cream Shop {East Village, West Village}
ChikaLicious {East Village}
The City Bakery {Flatiron}
The Chocolate Room {Brooklyn – Park Slope, Cobble Hill}
Cocoa Bar {Lower East Side, Brooklyn – Park Slope}
Crumbs Bake Shop {Various Throughout The City}
Eileen’s Special Cheesecake {Nolita}
Insomnia Cookies {Various Throughout The City}
Max Brenner {Union Square/Greenwich Village}
Serendipity 3 {Upper East Side}
Stand 4 {Greenwich Village} – get the milkshake!!  Now Closed 🙁
Viva Le Crepe {Soho, Upper East Side, Upper West Side}

Drinks/Happy Hour
230 Fifth {Flatiron}
Beauty & Essex, American {Lower East Side}
Chelsea Brewing Company {Chelsea Piers – Pier 59}
Corkbuzz, Wine Bar {Union Square}
McSorley’s Old Ale House {East Village}
Please Don’t Tell {East Village}
Reservoir Bar {Greenwich Village}
The Smith {East Village, Lincoln Square, Midtown, Nomad}
Upstate – Craft Beer and Oyster Bar {East Village}
White Horse Tavern {West Village}

NY Pizza
Arturo’s {Greenwich Village}
Lombardi’s Pizza {Nolita}
Numero 28 {East Village, Upper East Side, West Village, Upper West Side}
Patsy’s Pizzeria {Greenwich Village}
Rubirosa Ristorante {Soho}

Live Music
Bitter End, Original Bands {Greenwich Village}
The Living Room, Original Bands {East Village}

DJ/Dancing
The Catch (Restaurant Rooftop Indoors), Top 40/House, Thursday Nights/DJ Chachi {Meatpacking}
The Jane (Hotel), Top 40/House, Fridays/Saturdays {West Village}
Marquee (Nightclub), Various Celeb DJs {Chelsea}

Sightseeing Places
230 Fifth {Flatiron}
Dash Store {Soho}
Eataly {Flatiron}
Empire State Building {Koretown/Midtown West}
Grand Central Terminal {Midtown East}
Metropolitan Museum Of Art {Upper East Side}
New York City Public Library {Midtown}: Review
The Highline {Westside}: Review
Roosevelt Island Tram {Upper East Side / Roosevelt Island}
Top of The Rock/Rockefeller Center {Midtown}
Union Square Greenmarket {Union Square}: Review
Washington Square Park {Greenwich Village}

Winter Activities
NY Fashion Week

Spring Activities
Radio City Rockettes New York Spectacular {Midtown}

Summer Activities
Bryant Park Summer Film Festival {Midtown}: Review
The Hamptons: Review
Hudson RiverFlicks {Chelsea Piers}
Long Island Wine Tours
Manhattanhenge: Review
Roosevelt Island Summer Movies {Roosevelt Island}
Shakespeare In The Park {Central Park}: Review

Fall Activities
NY Fashion Week
Village Halloween Party

Holiday Activities (Christmas)
Chelsea Market {Meatpacking}
Dyker Heights Christmas Lights {Brooklyn}
Ice Skating Bryant Park {Midtown}
Radio City Christmas Spectacular {Midtown}
Rockefeller Tree Lighting {Midtown}
Rolf’s German Restaurant {Gramercy}
Union Square Holiday Market {Union Square}
Holiday Window Displays {Union Square}

Year Round Activities
Golf Club at Chelsea Piers {Chelsea Piers}
Nitehawk Cinema {Brooklyn-Williamsburg}
Scott’s Pizza Tours {Various Throughout The City}
Spin (Ping Pong) {Flatiron}
Tennis / Roosevelt Island Racquet Club {Roosevelt Island}
Tennis / Midtown Tennis {Midtown}

Car Services
Carmel 
Dial 7 Car Services
Lincoln Limousine
Lyft
Uber

Cheap and/or Cool Hotels To
Stay In
Ace Hotel {Midtown}
Pod Hotel {Midtown}
Yotel {Midtown}

NYC Apps To Download
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Food App
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