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Best things to do in New York

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“great for picnics, lots of street performers (music, magic, comedy, etc) Great for people watching, ice cream. The heart of Greenwich village, tons to do and see here”
447 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This place has some incredible pieces of art. I love winding up the walkway and looking at the wide array of modern art.”
369 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Shopping mall with wide variety of stores, extensive food court, movie theater, and car rental.”
135 locals recommend
Park
“Vibrant waterfront landscaped park stretching over 6 different piers, with photo-op views of the manhattan skyline..grab and ice cream infront of the soccer field and stroll by the marina, or hop on the citibikes and ride from pier 1 to 6 like a local. ”
459 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Amazing pizza featuring artwork outside by Shantell Martin. Great atmosphere with a cocktail bar attached. ”
622 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“This is a great place for a local feel of Harlem and some down home southern cooking. Get the chicken and waffles!”
565 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Liberty Science Center is an interactive science museum and learning center located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey.”
91 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Place where the New Yorkers receive the New Year. You have to go and feel the energy.”
322 locals recommend
Cinema
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“Best place to catch a movie - bonus they serve drinks and offer a full menu while you’re watching the movie. ”
642 locals recommend
Art Museum
“An aesthetically pleasing museum building with a focus on living artists. It claims to have an unsurpassed collection of modern and contemporary American art. Founded by an American sculpture and member of the famous Vanderbilt family, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Located right by the High Line. ”
319 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Lots of shopping and restaurants around the area. Plus, there is a farmers market on the northwest side of the park, and a seasonal holiday market on the west side of the park. You can also find lots of street musicians and artists. ”
426 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Where Sally gave Harry a demonstration of how woman fake it. “I’ll have what she’s having.” ”
403 locals recommend
Theatre
“The Apollo Theater is a Historical land mark that some my believe is the essence of Harlem”
386 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
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“There is SO much happening at Lincoln Center. You can see NYC Ballet, ABT Ballet, Opera and other Concerts. The works are nothing short of breath-taking. You will not be disappointed.”
308 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Keep walking south from the West Village, you will get into Soho. Walk east on Prince you'll be in shopping central!”
315 locals recommend
Opera House
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“BAM is an amazing cultural institution that hosts programming from film, theater, events and beyond. Enjoy the outdoor area nearby and make a stop at the Whole Foods 365 or Apple Store while in area. ”
433 locals recommend