Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Avenue (@82nd Street), NYC 212-570-3894 www.MetMuseum.org Fine Art Museum, Manhattan Tues-Thurs 9:30am-5:30pm, Fri-Sat 9:30am-9pm, Sun 9am-5:30pm; Closed Mondays Suggested Admission: Adults- $25, Students- $12, Children under 12- Free With only one real rival in the world, the MET stands beside The Louvre as one of the two most influential museums in the world. Located right on Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side, its locale is second to none.
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Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Avenue Astoria, NY 11106 718-777-6888 www.movingimage.us Tuesday–Thursdays: 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Fridays: 10:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m. (Free admission: 4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.) Saturdays and Sundays: 10:30 a.m.–7 p.m. Ever wonder how cinema and TV began? The bare bones of a film? The history of a video game? Well, we sure did, which is what drew us to the Museum of the Moving Image. One of the only museum of its kind,
Chelsea Piers Pier 59-61, 23rd Street and the Hudson River, Manhattan 212-336-6800 www.ChelseaPiers.com Sports Complex, Manhattan Chelsea Piers is the active New Yorker’s paradise. Sandwiched between the West Side Highway and the Hudson River, Chelsea Piers (59 through 62) span nearly ten city blocks. This mega Entertainment and Sports Complex is complete with a Health Club, Spa, Sky Rink, and training classes for adults and kids alike, in a wide range of sports. You can
Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn 718-963-3369 www.BrooklynBowl.com American, Beer/Cocktails, Brooklyn Most of us can recall as a child going bowling with the family on weekends. The shoe exchange, picking that perfect ball, hot dogs, video games, and early 80s soft rock in the background. Those were the days… Over the past few years many traditional bowling alleys have either closed or reinvented themselves to cater to the younger generation that require a little more
New York Times Travel Show 625 West 34th Street, NYC 212-216-2000 www.NYTTravelShow.com www.JavitsCenter.com Annual Travel Expo, Manhattan For the eighth year, the New York Times, together with presenting sponsor American Express, have hosted a giant travel themed expo in New York City. Considered the premier show in the states, there are hundreds of booths, both large and small, providing lots of interesting information on destinations around the world. Ask questions, plot your journey or
Chelsea Wine Vault Tastings 75 9th Avenue NYC 212-462-4244 www.ChelseaWineVault.com Wine Tastings, Manhattan Located within the Chelsea Market, the Wine Vault is a unique retail venue in the heart of a bustling, specialty food, shopping destination. Not only does it have a huge wine selection that stretches to all corners of the globe, but it hosts lots of specialty tasting events. The ‘cellar-like’ decor with exposed brick arches and wood crates creates a perfect wine-sipping backdrop!
Music, Performances and Dancing Shakespeare in the Park- (Early June - Late July) Northside Festival with 250 local Brooklyn acts (June) Red Hook Park free concert series (June) Make Music New York A one day city wide concert event with 400 venues hosting performances (June) Roaring 20′s Dance Party on Governor’s Island (June) River to River Festival with 500 free Manhattan performances (Mid June – Mid July) Nikon at Jones Beach Theater summer concerts (June – Sept) Central Park Summerstage Concerts (June