Monday, October 29, 2007

Fun Things to do in NYC

I wanted to share this list of fun things to do in NYC. My JL provisonal group is going to do one of these things for a group activity and one of our members put this fabulous list together. If you live in NYC, I would love to hear if you have done any of these things. If you are coming to visit NYC...here are some great things to try!

Tea Party
Alice's Tea Cup
102 West 73rd Street (212) 799-3006

Mon - Thu: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Fri: 8:00am to 10:00pm
Sat: 10:00am to 10:00pm
Sun: 10:00am to 8:00pm

Overview
Alice's Tea Cup is a dream-come-true for us. We have spent our lifetimes enjoying afternoon tea at various hotels and restaurants around the world, fantasizing about the day when we would open our own magical and whimsical tea room with a health conscious menu and variety of unique, fresh teas
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Podunk Tearoom
231 E 5th St
212-677-7722
Hours
Tue - Sun: 11:00am to 9:00pm

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Fencing Lessons
http://www.nyfencing.com/
New Amsterdam Fencing Academy
For beginners or experienced fencers - the Adult Program is an excellent introduction to fencing and an exceptional means to improve one's abilities. We supply all equipment.
Monday 7:30 - 9:00pm
Wednesday 7:30 – 9:00pm
Introductory Special:
$15 for three classes!

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Central Park Bike Ride
http://www.centralparkbiketour.com/Call (212) 541-8759
An excellent opportunity to see Central Park! Join us for a leisurely 2 hour escorted bicycle tour of Central Park and experience Frederick Law Olmstead's landscaped masterpiece with a spirited and informed tour guide.
Price :$40 per person ($20 for children 15 and under);includes bike rental fee & tour escort

10am, 1pm, and 4pm - 7 days a week and additional tours at 9am and 11am on summer weekends.

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The New York Aquarium
Adult $12.00
Weekends & Holidays
10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
F to Coney Island stop
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Dim Sum Brunch in Chinatown
Jing Fong Restaurant. 20 Elizabeth St 2nd Fl New York 212-964-5256

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Boardgame Night (any boardgame best to do this on a Monday or Tuesday)
274 Third Avenue
(between 21st and 22nd streets)
New York, NY 10010
212 253-2178

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Salsa Party http://www.tajlounge.com/
@ TAJ - 48 W 21st St, New York - (212) 620-3033
Mondays 6pm-1am

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Sake and Food Tasting http://www.satsko.com/
Satsko--245 Eldridge St, New York, NY 10002
Every Wednesday 7pm to 11pm

It's a fun way to learn about Sake and Food parings. taste 6 flights of sake (your choice) with complimentary Japanese appetizers for $28 plus tax and tip per person.
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Pottery Painting
Make Meaning http://www.makemeanings.com/
1566 Second Avenue
between 81st st. & 82nd st. (212) 570-6868
ADULT NIGHT HOURS
Thurs - Sat 5pm - 10pm
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Little Shop of Plaster http://www.littleshopny.com/lspp.htm
711 Amsterdam Avenue (Corner of 94th Street) p 212.531.2723
We have evening hours just for adults from 6:30 - 10:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings. We serve complimentary wine

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Bingo http://www.tortillaflatsnyc.com/
767 Washington Street-212.243.1053
Monday & Tuesday nights:
Experience the thrill of being a Big BINGO Winner. Tingle with the sensation of a roomful of Wildcards grappling with the great game. This is edge of your seat action & titillating group excitement ignited by the outrageous coupling of numbers & letters.

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Live Music @ The Café Wha?
115 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012
Doors open and seating starts every night at 8:30 Fridays ($12) and Saturdays ($15): For our early shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 9:15 to be guaranteed seating.

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Mohegan Sun Casino
There's 300,000 square feet of gaming excitement and more than 6,200 slots and nearly 300 gaming tables, Keno, a state-of-the-art Racebook, and so much more.

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Spa Day-- http://www.broadwayspa.com/offers.html
7 West 25th Street
(between Broadway and 6th Avenue) 212 229 0636
1 hour Bamboo massage and other low rate specials
Begin your journey with Broadway Spa's exclusive massage, where bamboo shoots treated with essential oils are used as a delightful massage instruments.
40min ginger & orange blossom spa pedicure
2hours: $125

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Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturdays
At the Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturdays, thousands of visitors enjoy free programs of art and entertainment each month from 5–11 p.m .
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Quiz Night-- http://www.bigquizthing.com/
Crash Mansion 199 Bowery NYC Mondays, 7:30pm—October 22nd
The Big Quiz Thing is NYC's premier live-trivia event! Friends gather to try their luck at wickedly smart questions on any and all topics, written by your quizmaster,

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Bitchy Bingo-- http://www.lipsnyc.com/
4 Bank St, New York, NY 10014
Wednesday Nights
Drag show plus bingo. Really fun.

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Day-Trip to Woodbury Commons
We can meet up at Penn Station and purchase a $17 ticket which includes round-trip transportation via Metro North.

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Indoor Paintball! http://newyorkcitypaintball.com/rates.html
4711 Van Dam St, Long Island City - (718) 361-8337
$42 for 3 hrs of Play
Hours 4-10 T-F 10a-1a F-Sunday

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Horseback Riding in Prospect Park
http://www.prospectpark.org/acti/main.cfm?target=horse
10 a.m. to sunset.
Horseback riding is a tradition in Prospect Park, with a 3.5-mile bridle path through scenic and varied terrain, including woodlands, meadows and a ravine.
A group lesson is $40 per hour; semi-private lessons are $45 per hour; private lessons are $50 per hour or $30 per half hour. An hour's ride is $30 per person

2 comments:

atlanta social said...

Going to tea sounds like fun. That is one of my favorite activities.

A Southern Yankee in Manhattan said...

There is an Alice's Tea Cup near us. It's a super cute place. You should definitly check it out. If you go to the Drag Queen Bingo, let me know, that sounds like a fantasticly funny time.

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