Add flowers, sunshine & spring, and city dwellers never want to lie down. Spring is one of our favorite times in New York City, full of good eats & drinks, the promise of warm weather, and a bustling social calendar. Here’s where you’ll find us around the city this spring…
1. On a rooftop. Hudson New York has perfected city sundowners from their Sky Terrace, located on the 15th floor. Combine skyline views all the way down to the World Trade Center, a fabulous drink menu (Coconut Mojito or Peach Wine Spritzer, anyone?) and this seating arrangement, and you’re in for an ideal spring afternoon.
Another cool pick? The secret rooftop gardens at Rockefeller Center. Out-of-towners will be impressed.
2. Having a picnic in Bryant Park. Or checking out an al-fresco Shakespeare play, participating in the city’s largest Ping Pong tournament, or riding Le Carrousel, among other creative outdoor activities in this gorgeous city park. When the sun goes down, taste Executive Chef Vanessa Miller’s innovative sushi creations at the Ozoku pop-up restaurant inside Royalton New York, available through May 31. The space also features a stunning display of 1,000 origami cranes.
3. Checking off the bucket list with a walk over Brooklyn Bridge. It’s stunning, it’s iconic. You should do it, and then pick up an iced Brooklyn Roasting Co. coffee inside Brooklyn Marriott’s newly designed The Bar once you cross into the borough.
4. Madison Square EATS. Kicking off April 30 – May 27, this foodie find brings in diverse flavors of the city’s best restaurants and food entrepreneurs to the heart of the city’s historic Flatiron District. As it’s around the corner from our LDPR office, the lunch break game is strong. Plus, the spring flowers are stunning in nearby Madison Square Park.
5. We are museum junkies. When we’re not taking insider tours of the MET, we will absolutely take up culture’s offer to take us on a free date. Many city museums offer complimentary access at various times throughout the week. For example, the MoMA, grants free access on Fridays from 4 – 8pm, and we especially enjoy their outdoor sculpture garden on a sunny afternoon.