Top NYC Experiences

Best things I’ve done in nyc in my years living and visiting here

1
One day the old boys at Central Park let me race them with the model sailboats. It was so fun! A true NYC experience
Central Park Model Boat Sailing
2
Art fair season is such a rad thing to get to experience in your city. spring break is one of my favorite smaller shows - I try to go every year
SPRING/BREAK Art Show
3
NYC loves basketball. It feels like the city’s official sport - courts are everywhere. I played a lot (3-4 times a week) before the pandemic struck
Berry Playground
4
Madame X is one of my favorite paintings in the entire city. The neue gallerie near the Met is my favorite museum (the Whitney is second). Then there’s tons of galleries for you and ever changing shows
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
5
I have been able to experience two urban farm to table dinners - one by outstanding in the field at a farm that sits on top of the Brooklyn navy yard, and one at an urban farm just below the Williamsburg bridge
Brooklyn Navy Yard
6
Playing chess at Washington square park! You have to pay to play these guys. And most likely they will kick your ass (they kicked my ass)
Washington Square Park
7
Go for a run uptown with WRU CREW. Such a diverse, special group of people. Every Monday night at 7pm they take over the streets of Washington heights
Washington Heights
8
Take a pickle back shot ... pickle juice + whiskey
Brooklyn Steel
9
Get to flushing and eat Chinese food. It’s worth the long trek!
老地方laodifang
10
Get a breakfast sandwich at a bodega. Really any bodega will do ☺️
Stop 1 Deli
11
Take your mom to see a broadway show every time she visits from out of town
Majestic Theatre
12
In Staten Island, there’s a tugboat graveyard you can find if you’re down to hunt for it
Park Villages Residence Association
13
A visit to Coney Island in the summertime is absolutely worth it. The whole world comes together there and gets filled with joy
Swing Ride
14
Laze away a weekend in the parks. Especially prospect park in the summer where incredible musicians come through each week
Prospect Park Bandshell
15
Watch the sun go down from a super high rooftop in Williamsburg like this one at the William Vale hotel
The William Vale
16
Watch as people train their pigeons - whooshing across the sky to the sound of their owners rooftop whistles and waves
Molasses Books
17
Surf NYC in Rockaway - in September, the waves can be excellent
Rockaway Beach
18
Go visit a friend who works in One World Trade, preferably above the 60th floor
One World Trade Center
19
Gallery gaze in Chelsea - then go eat a Mizznon roasted cauliflower in Chelsea market after
Gagosian
20
Hang out in Bryant Park on a summer evening
Bryant Park