In the Big Apple, new restaurants, stores, museums, and bars are opening every day, in a New York minute. Lucky for you, whether you are traveling to New York or you live there, we've rounded up the best things to do, places to stay, and foods to eat in America's most populated city. Travel Savvy has worked with locals like MTV Star Lisa Ramos, musician and bar owner Jesse Malin, burger expert George Motz, instagrammer Jackie Gebel, and many others to bring you the lowdown on things to do in NYC.
Things to do in New York City
On this episode of Around the Corner, our host Paula explores lower Manhattan's hip and historic side.
Jesse Malin discusses his favorite East Village Dive Bars. Catch great local music & avoid busy tourist areas with Jesse's list of top NYC Dive Bars!
Find out why celebrity Chef Scott Conant is moving to Arizona… [Spoiler Alert: He calls NYC “a girlfriend that just won’t love you back”]
A guide to the best brunch spots in NYC that includes oysters, avocado toast, best rosé wine list, Southern California menu, and farm-to-table for weekend brunch.
NYC-based entrepreneur Lori Cheek, founder of the dating app Cheek'd, shows us the classiest date spots. Watch the video & plan a NYC night in style!
Travel Savvy asked America's foremost hamburger expert George Motz to find the best burger in NYC. Check out these local New York burger places on your trip!
If it's 2AM and you find yourself hungry in NYC, these diners are open all night. Musician and bar owner Jesse Malin gives his picks for late night eats.
NYC shops that you will not find in the mall. New Yorker and musician Jesse Malin gives list of where to shop for books, consignment clothing, guitars, and more.
Check out our insiders' guide to one-of-a-kind, underrated things to do & places to eat in NYC's largest borough. You don't have to leave to get away!
Model, mommy, housewife & entrepreneur Kristen Taekman keeps us stylish with her favorite fashion finds in New York City. See her list here!
Carlos Garcia, host of Gay International Happy Hour on MeetUp.com, shares the Best Gay Bars in NYC. Watch the video for the ultimate night out in NYC!
Musician, New Yorker, and vegetarian Jesse Malin gives his recommendations for the best vegetarian food in New York's East Village.
Looking for the best pizza in NYC? Musician and New Yorker Jesse Malin talks about where to go for the best pizza in downtown Manhattan.
Known as America's concrete playground, NYC offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor rock climbing opportunities you won't want to miss.
NYC takes brings an ice-cold nostalgic treat to adulthood by mixing your favorite booze into ice cream, snow cones, cakes, and more!
Whether you're listening to Frank Sinatra or still sipping on Pumpkin Spice Lattes, these markets will officially get you into the holiday mood!
Follow your host Paula as she meets with local experts and discovers the best hidden gems in New York City's Lower East Side neighborhood.
Check out this list of 6 Must-Try places for oysters in NYC and get to slurping!
Delicious vegetarian and vegan meals come to you, thanks to these NYC food trucks. Check them out!
Nothing is better then taking a bite of a delicious piece of food and feeling moved by happiness and now Queens offers that in great locations.
Take your summer fun to another level, literally. Enjoy drinks and a scenic view of the city skyline on these five rooftop bars.
If you've been looking for a good reason to venture out of the city for a change of pace, Westchester county has a wide variety of great dining options for you to choose from.
In New York City getting a bagel is not hard, but getting a bagel that is is filled with nothing with glory isn't so easy. Don't worry because we know just where to take you.
Newark Liberty International Airport is not just any airport, it has some great history and facts that everyone should know about.
Whip your wallets out! From the tiniest boutiques to flagship stores, shopping in Brooklyn is shopping like none other.
Want to dine where your favorite movie characters eat? We've rounded up the famous NYC restaurants and eateries featured on the silver screens.
Not always named after the American president, JFK airport offers quite the rich history. Read through to see who has performed and filmed at this great international travel hub.
Want to get acquainted with the biggest borough of New York City? Here are five fast facts you must know about Brooklyn.
True to the name, Yoga to the People makes yoga accessible w/ low-cost classes. Focus on the important things & save a few dollars for peace of mind!
Enjoy a cold brew in the great outdoors at one of these four favorite German-style Biergartens in NYC. Great places for travelers & locals to enjoy!
From Little Italy to Chelsea, enjoy the most delectable gelato Manhattan has to offer. We tried them all, and Travel Savvy editors have selected their Top 4 favorite NYC picks!
Keep your hair looking flawless all year at these four NYC hair salons. Expert stylists work their skills to provide you w/ picture perfect blowouts!
Find rare collectibles and one-of-a-kind statement pieces in any of our Top 4 all-time favorite vintage shops in NYC!
New York City invites you to enjoy the great outdoors! Marvel at the skyline view, enjoy the festivities around you, or relax in the cities famous parks.
You've never had a trip to the museum quite like this one. Explore New York history in a whole new way & embrace the unusual at these unique museums!
Model and television personality Lisa Ramos shares her favorite places to eat in NYC with comfort foods that are terrible for you but will taste amazing. Let's dive in!
Vivek George, founder of “Salt,” a smartphone application that helps you choose places to eat and drink, gives his list for the best pizza in NYC.
World traveler Carlos Garcia shares his favorite ethnic food in NYC, from authentic Italian to savory Ethiopian. Check out his list here!
Bahar Takhtehchian shares her favorite makeup & beauty product shopping destinations in New York City. Use local insight to plan your shopping trip!
Breakfast sandwiches, coffee, burgers, fries, sandwiches, and beer - Jimmy Phillips lists top cafes in NYC to refuel before or after a bike ride.
If you're looking for summertime fun in New York City then this episode of We Hear is for you. Plan your summer with our video guide to events in NYC!
Model, mom, and entrepreneur Kristen Taekman from Real Housewives of New York shares her go-to list for beauty picks throughout the city. See her list here!
Learn where adults go for ice cream, bowling, video games, & other fun kid things adults can do in Brooklyn. Andrew Zimmer gives his local insight!
In NYC & looking for places to ride? Jimmy Phillips, founder of personal cycling tour company The Domestique, shares his favorite cycling locations!
Take in the history of New York at one of these truly historic bars. Mike Riordan, of NYC FitTours, talks classic NYC bars & what makes them special!
Think you know Central Park? Think again! Fit Tours NYC founder Mike Riordan walks us through 4 secluded areas of the iconic attraction. See his favorites here!
Drink like a local at the Best Bars in NYC! TimeOut New York's Andrew Zimmer, a true expert, guides you to the best cocktails, giant beers, & more!
Model, mommy, Housewife & entrepreneur Kristen Taekman talks about some of her favorite family-friendly activities in New York City. See her list here!
Julia Capalino, founder of the HitList app, shares her favorite New York City attractions. From outdoor markets to innovative parks, find out more here!
From Peking duck to divine sea salt chocolate chip cookies, Karavan CEO Ricky Berrin shares his affordable foodie finds in NYC's West Village.
Get the lowdown on best restaurants in downtown Manhattan from Andrew Zimmer, former NY editor at Thrillist and current Deputy Editor at Time Out New York.
Vivek George, co-founder & CEO of the restaurant bookmarking app Salt, talks about the best Indian restaurants in New York City. See his favorites here.
Travel Savvy has fun, cheap NYC date ideas, courtesy of Lori Cheek, founder of the dating app Cheek'd. Check out her suggestions for NYC date spots now!
For the best men's clothing stores in NYC, Travel Savvy asked Jamal Momon, founder & designer of the Dirty Razkal fashion label, about stylish NYC menswear spots.
Looking for the best donuts in NYC? Check out Travel Savvy's video featuring Alexandra & Mike Chau, the parents behind the adorable @FoodBabyNY Instagram!
Looking for the best coffee shops in NYC? Whether you're relaxing or getting work done, College Prepster blogger Carly Heitlinger knows New York coffee shops!
From lobster rolls to cactus tacos, Ricky Berrin, co-founder & CEO of the Karavan app, discusses the best Chelsea Market food shops - see his picks here!
Joe Ieraci, co-founder & creator of Bluehound, discusses his favorite markets in New York City, including Brooklyn Flea & Grand Central Holiday Fair.
Your travel guide to the best of NYC attractions. From Chelsea to Chinatown to parks in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Andrew Zimmer, editor at Time Out New York, shares his favorite Brooklyn restaurants and international eateries. Find out the best Brooklyn restaurants here.
NYCGO, Mayor De Blasio & American Express have teamed up to launch a city-wide dining campaign, See Your City: Eats Edition. Learn more about it here!
From coffee to clothes, BuyConscious.com's Rose Anna Martincak talks about local options that can help you be a conscious consumer in NYC. Learn more here.
Travel Savvy asked Hamburger America author George Motz about the best new burger places in his hometown of New York City. Learn more about his favorites now!
From Bushwick to the Metropolitan Opera, the 80's are alive and well at these locals. See what writer/director James Habacker has to say about old school NYC!
New Yorker Michaela Guzy, founder of the website Oh The People You Meet, shares her favorite hidden gems in the city. Watch now & start something new!
Shark Tank's Lori Cheek, founder of the dating app Cheek'd, uncovers the best hidden places and in-the-know spots in New York City. Discover her secrets here.
Shark Tank's Lori Cheek knows where to find fashion steals in the Big Apple! Tag along as she hunts for hats, accessories and couture at bargain places.
Recipe tester Rachel Soszynski knows her Japanese cuisine. In this video, she shares her favorite places in NYC to experience ramen, izakaya and yakiniku.
Travel Savvy Editor-in-Chief Paula Keung takes you to her favorite Italian dining spots in downtown Manhattan. Find out where she grabs her favorite pizza slice!
Liam Hayden, founder of the party planning app Instaparty, gives the lowdown on his favorite bars in New York City. Find your next favorite watering hole here.
In search of some last-minute summer fun in NYC that won't break the bank? This city is full of free and affordable local art, culture, hotel deals, and more!