5 Things to do in New York City

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Are you ready for the weekend?  Here is your #FridayCityGuide.  This week we focus on the city that never sleeps, New York City.  Here are 5 fun things to do in New York City.

1. Frick Collection

 

Things to do in New York City

Located across the street from Central Park and a few blocks up from the Central Park Zoo, the Frick Collection brings together masterpieces by Bellini, Turner, Manet, and many others in the beautiful former residence of Henry Clay Frick. Less crowded and overwhelming than the Met, the Frick Collection is known for its Old Masters paintings and tranquil atrium. Don’t miss the romantic Fragonard room! 1 E 70th St, New York, NY

2. Koneko Cat Cafe

 

Things to do in New York City

This Japanese style cat cafe is located in the Lower East Side. Make sure to book your reservations online beforehand to avoid missing your chance to meet these fluffy, adoptable felines! The cafe is only a few blocks away from the Tenement Museum that shows what life was like for immigrants in New York in the 19th Century. 26 Clinton St, New York, NY

 

3. Harbs

This trendy cafe, a few blocks from the Met, features tea and cakes as well as gourmet sandwiches. Be sure to try their strawberry mousse cake and Royal Milk Tea! 1374 3rd Ave, New York, NY

 

4. DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections

 

This sweet shop serves edible cookie dough by the pint as well as cupcakes and ice cream. It is the perfect place to pick up a sweet snack which you can then eat in Washington Square Park, located only a block away. 550 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY

 

5. Buffalo Exchange and Milk Bar Williamsburg

 

If you want to avoid the high prices and crowds of Fifth Avenue, head to Williamsburg and do some thrifting at resale shops like Buffalo Exchange. While you’re in the area, be sure to stop at Milk Bar for unique and delicious concoctions.  382 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY

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