Things to visit, do, and eat in NYC
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NYC Bucket List

A list of epic / valuable / meaningful things to do, see, and eat in New York City.

My favorites are bold. Most are things I've done / seen / eaten and loved in NYC. Things I Haven't Done Yet are exactly that.

Things to Do

  • Bike in Central Park
  • Boat to IKEA
  • Cruise around Manhattan
  • Ice Skate in Central Park
  • Midnight Yoga at Laughing Lotus
  • Run the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Run in Central Park
  • Run the perimeter of Manhattan
  • Staten Island Ferry
  • Walk the Brooklyn Bridge - for fun, for exercise, to get to a meeting, to visit a bookstore, to visit friends, to get a shower when your apartment doesn't have power, etc.

Places to Eat

  • Babbo
  • Burger Joint at Le Parker Meridien
  • Candle Cafe
  • Caracas Arepas Bar
  • City Bakery - hot chocolate! deliciously intense + has a gigantic homemade marshmallow on top
  • Grimaldi's
  • Harry's Cafe for brunch, and for steak
  • Ivo & Lulu - be sure to BYOB
  • Jean Gorges
  • Magnolia cupcakes
  • The Met rooftop bar
  • Peacock Alley brunch at the Waldorf Astoria
  • Piccolo Cafe
  • Peter Luger's
  • Shake Shack - Madison Square Park, Tribeca, Brooklyn, anywhere really
  • Sylvia's

Places to Visit / See

  • Broadway show
  • Concert at Webster Hall
  • Coney Island
  • Grant's Tomb
  • McSorley's - especially if you're a lady because you've only been allowed in there for a short time -_- and if you miss frat houses
  • Madison Square Garden - Knicks game + footlong hotdogs + beer preferred
  • Marriott View
  • Museum of Sex
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Off-Broadway show
  • Opera at Lincoln Center
  • Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
  • Rooftop Bars - as many as you can find, e.g. Empire Hotel, 230 Fifth, the Met
  • 9/11 site & Memorial
  • St. John's Cathedral
  • The Strand
  • Village Tour of Dangerous NYC Women Who Shaped History

Things I Haven't Done Yet

Things to Do

  • Bike the Five Boroughs
  • Boat in Central Park

Places to Visit / See

  • Brooklyn Botanical Gardens
  • Brooklyn Brewery
  • Governor's Island
  • Hack the Met tour
  • Prospect Park