Have a steak and hear some jazz at the legendary Knickerbockers on University
Repeat your mantra underneath Washington Square Arch
Make a strand of pearls at Beads of Paradise on E. 17th Street
Da Umbertos, the best Italian restaurant in Chelsea
Have a drink at the Gramercy Tavern
Go to Union Square and find a cause
Show up with a handful of balloons from Party City
Say goodbye to boredom.
Look for your new home from Le Bain at the Standard
The New Victory Theater
Make Your Life a Work of Art: Visit the Chelsea Galleries
Count the Marc Jacobs stores on Bleecker
David Barton Gym
Buy a toy at Manhattan's best toy store, Kidding Around, on 15th Street
It's always tea time at Tea and Sympathy on Greenwich Avenue
Joe's Pizza. the best in Manhattan, is only 5 blocks away
Aprenda bailar El Flamenco at La Nacional
Manhattan's largest rooftop bar is at 230 Fifth Avenue
Lose the blues at the Blue Note
The Chelsea Piers
Say Ciao! To the best of Italian cuisine at Eataly
Like your mother always said ''location, location, location!''
Go to the movies at IFC
Buy a book at either of the last two Barnes & Nobles in Manhattan
Salsa at S.O.B.
Brush up at the Museum of Sex
Say hello to your neighbor Diane Von Furstenberg in Meatpacking
Go organic at Trader Joe's
Sing a show tune at The Duplex
Remember when dining was elegant, at the Unions Square Café
Count the hipsters in the lobby of the Ace Hotel
Learn about coffee at Whole Foods
Look at the Deco lobby of the Verizon Building
Go on a date to the David Burke Kitchen
Explore the Village through the eyes of Edward Hopper
It's Oktoberfest every day at The Standard's Biergarten
Enjoy the authentic Brazilian experience at Casa on Bedford.
Learn the ABCs of buying a rug at ABC
Sit by the fire at the National Arts Club on Gramercy.
Get kinky at the Museum of Sex
Find out why The Public Theater is so renown
Channel Miles Davis at the Village Vanguard
Remember me to Herald Square
Get in line at the Shake Shack
The Rubin Museum
Read a poem in Jefferson Market Garden
Shop for vinyl at Rebel Rebel Records on Bleecker
See a play at the Provincetown Playhouse
Visit Salam on 13th for a Lebanese experience. You won't forget it!
Watch a play at the Union Square Theater
Look for Andy Warhol's Factory building on Union Square
Learn how to block a hat at JJ Hat Center-New York's last great hat store
Learn how to shoot hoops at the West 4th Street courts
The Village Cigar Store
New York Cake & Baking Distributors for all your baking supplies
Sally down MacDougal Alley
Hear about the history of denim at Levi's Meatpacking flagship store.
Get lost at the Strand bookstore
Have the perfect cappuccino at Café Reggio on MacDougal
Light a candle at Grace Church
Make your own Sex in the City walking tour
Celebrate diversity at Stonewall
Have a laugh at the Comedy Cellar
Barney's Warehouse sale is always a few weeks away
Have breakfast after a night of clubbing at Cafeteria
Discover Buster Keaton at Film Forum
Ride a Harley to Hogs and Heifers Saloon on Washington Street
Hear a lecture on Brian Eno at The Kitchen
Sit in O. Henry's booth at Pete's Tavern and write a surprise ending.
Take a walk on the wild side at the Chelsea Hotel
Bring your date a rose from the flower district
Buy cheese at the Union Square Market
Rock out with your favorite band at the Highline Ballroom
The New School
Write a folk song in Washington Square Park
Save up for shoes at Jeffreys on West 14th Street.
Drink the best hot chocolate in Manhattan at City Bakery on W18th St.
Enjoy the shopping on lower 5th Avenue
Hear the next big thing at The Bitter End on Bleecker
Go back to Reason #1 and begin again! New York is always changing and that's why you're here!
Bang a bongo in Union Square.
Bangers and Mash at Meyers of Keswick of London on Hudson Street
Stop in to Spice Market for the best rice pudding in town!
Modern Dance at the Joyce
Spin the famous cube at Astor Place
Learn about wine at Union Square Wines
People watch at the 26th Street Flea Market
Ride your bike down the west side promenade
Contemplate the angles of the Flatiron building