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