Summer is almost here. And that means locals and visitors alike will begin to pack the best NYC rooftop bars for as long as the season’s sunny days allow. Here’s where to soak up the sun while enjoying the best cocktails (and some of the best views) in Manhattan.
From outdoor festivals to sprawling parks and cocktails on rooftops, there’s nothing quite like NYC in the summer. Here are all the reasons why you need to visit and what you can experience during the warmest months of the year.
New York City is full of art, from downtown galleries to public sculptures and murals where you’d least expect them. But the biggest museums in NYC never fail to impress. Check out our handy guide to the absolute best art to see this summer.
If you want to follow the well-heeled locals in New York, just spend 48 hours on the Upper East Side. The neighborhood’s doors lead to many of the city’s best restaurants and cultural attractions — and chances are at least one will be held by a white-glove doorman. And because it’s located just a hop, skip, and jump from Midtown, it’s easy to spend the weekend on the Upper East Side.
New York is filled with art and culture, and not just in its famous museums. All over the city, public art adds extra character to many neighborhoods — often where you least expect it. The High Line NYC is an old, elevated freight line that was transformed into a public park. In addition to the welcome green space in Manhattan, it also presents public art exhibits throughout the year.
When New York’s Grand Central Terminal opened a little over 100 years ago, architectural firm Reed and Stem called for the building of an entire new city surrounding the Beaux-Arts station. While that train-centered city was never fully realized, the station alone is packed with a day’s worth of things to see and do.
What to eat in NYC? That’s the perennial question on the minds of guests and locals alike. We asked Culinary Director John Beatty of Lexington Brass here at Hotel 48LEX about his favorite places to eat in NYC right now, as well as what’s new on the menu at Lexington Brass. Read on to take a bite out of the Big Apple.
New York may not be known as the greenest city on the planet. But on Earth Day, the city gives Mother Nature the celebration she deserves. Looking for NYC outdoor activities to enjoy on Earth Day? From Earth Day celebrations to simply taking in the sun, sea, and salty air, these are the best things to see and do this year.
Forget spring break at the beach. Cinephiles from all over the world will pack out New York’s theaters this April for the NYC film festivals, where you can catch screenings that won’t be shown anywhere else. Check out the five best NYC film festivals to see this spring.
New York, New York (So Good They Named It Twice). The Big Apple packs in enough things to do and see for a lifetime, but what if you only have the weekend? Even if you’re just in town for a long weekend, our guide to 48 hours in Midtown will help you experience it the right way — like a New Yorker.