The perennial favorites are always worth doing--watching the skaters in Central Park, checking out the tree at Rockefeller Center. But after living here for several years, I have a few suggestions for dining, nightlife, and the like that might come in handy when you're ready to start exploring.
My focus here will be on the more festive venues--out-of-the ordinary experiences you won't get just anywhere. You'll find out about speakeasies, drag shows, lizard lounges, and more.Quick Tips: Don't get stuck in mid-town. That's for the rookies. Hail a cab, get a subway pass, and get into Soho, Harlem, Tribeca, Chinatown, Nolita, the East Village, the West Village, Chelsea, and the boroughs!...Read More