Things To Do In Manhattan


$29 for an Introductory Essentials Acting Class at Acting School for Film and Television ($150 Value)

Acting School for Film and Television

Upper West Side

Acting guru Mark Stolzenberg imparts decades of experience in subjects such as eye lines, close-up work, and emotions on camera

$150 $29

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Women’s Kickboxing Fitness Classes at Hip + Fit (Up to 71% Off)

Hip + Fit

Multiple Locations

Black belt and indie rapper blends her two passions to create cardio kickboxing that helps clients lose weight and improve muscle

$120 $39

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$59 for One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp and Group Fitness Classes at Pace for Success ($149 Value)

Pace For Success

Chelsea

Trainers get boot-campers hefting kettlebells and battling TRX bands; other classes include sports conditioning and cardio kickboxing

$149 $59

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5 or 10 Body Transformation Boot Camp Classes at The Fitness Loft (Up to 83% Off)

The Fitness Loft

Manhasset

Owned by Cynthia Conde of VH1’s Bridal Bootcamp, fitness haven hosts boot-camp courses centered on high-intensity obstacle course

$175 $39

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Five Karate Classes at Kwon's Karate (47% Off)

Kwon's Karate

Manhasset

Family-owned and -operated martial arts school with 23 years in one location; classes are all taught by master instructors

$199 $105

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$53 for $150 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Asian American Martial Arts

Asian American Martial Arts

Manhasset

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$150 $53

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Plant Living Art During a Zen Crystal Terrarium-Making Class

Two-Hour Zen Crystal Terrarium Making Workshop

Ditmars Steinway

Assemble a terrarium by placing plants, rocks, and a zen crystal (said to have healing powers) into a glass vessel

$58

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5 or 10 Adult Ballet Classes at Joffrey Ballet School (Up to 55% Off)

Joffrey Ballet School

Greenwich Village

Experienced dancers help adults of all dance level hone skills in ballet and pointe or help build core strength and cardio fitness

$85 $39

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5 or 10 Training Classes at WRKNYC (Up to 65% Off)

WRKNYC

WRKNYC

NASM-certified personal trainer leads students through varied, challenging workouts

$100 $39.99

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Museum of the City of New York Visit for Two or Four, or Annual Individual or Family Membership (Up to 55% Off)

Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

Museum with almost 90 years in its landmark building hosts events and exhibitions illuminating the past, present and future of New York City

$28 $15

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Admission to Wax Attraction, Harbor Cruise, and Empire State Building from CitySights NY (Up to $49 Off)

CitySights NY

CitySights Booth @ Madame Tussauds

Passes for Madame Tussauds wax attraction, Empire State Building, and Midtown harbor cruise

$92 $69

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$24 for an Anti-Aging Firming Facial at Christine Valmy International School NY ($60 Value)

Chris­tine Valmy International School NY

Midtown

Under the supervision of an instructor, a student aesthetician tightens and tones the client's skin with an anti-aging firming facial

$60 $24

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Five Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Yogamaya Yoga Studio (Up to 56% Off)

Yogamaya Yoga Studio

Chelsea

Instructors lead dynamic Vinyasa-based yoga classes for all levels that incorporate alignment and yogic philosophy

$85 $39

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Horror-Themed Dinner for Two or Four at Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar (Up to 51% Off)

Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar

Jekyll and Hyde

Horror-themed tavern features classic burgers, pasta, and pub fare served by a staff of costumed actors; animatronic monsters line the walls

$106.85 $56

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$49 for One Free Introductory Class and Three Pilates Reformer Classes at Pilates Reforming NY ($99 Value)

Pilates Reforming NY

Multiple Locations

Four studios with Pilates Reformer classes for all skill levels, including intro sessions that cover basic exercises and equipment use

$99 $49

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Two-Hour Painting Class for One, Two or Four People at Tipsy Crafts (Up to 55% Off)

Tipsy Crafts

Multiple Locations

Engaging instructors help customers paint their own predetermined masterpiece while they sip cocktails in a laid-back, fun-centered setting

$60 $29

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5 or 10 Classes at The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory (Up to 68% Off)

The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory

Manhattan

Rigorous conservatory approach extends to community in all-level, three-hour group hip-hop dance classes held each Friday

$100 $35

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5 or 10 Hip-Hop Dance Classes at Hip Hop Dance Junkies (Up to 64% Off)

Hip Hop Dance Junkies

Garment District

Students of all skill levels learn to break, lock, and pop in energetic hip-hop dance classes taught by accomplished dancer B.R.&.O.N

$65 $25

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Located in the East Village, Bhagavat Life thrusts its doors open to welcome passersby pursuing healthy living through vegetarian dining and the ancient Ayurvedic holistic healing tradition. An Indian form of alternative medicine, Ayurveda is the practice of balancing five physical elements––earth, water, fire, air, and sky––to fuel the body and nurture a long, healthy life. Onsite chefs implement the nutritional and bio-energetic value of pure ingredients into their culinary and food-fight skills, delivering prepared wellness meals to customers' homes throughout the week. During cooking classes, chefs trained in Ayurvedic dining help newly minted cooks prepare four-course meals with a variety of vegetarian items and raw or gluten- and dairy-free victuals. Adding to the cultural exploration, the center's resident Sanskirt poetry expert, Divya Alter, teaches a Sanskrit chanting workshop, in which she explores the musical, spiritual, and technical aspects of the bhakti texts.
25 1st Ave, Ste 6E
New York,
NY
US
Since its founding 15 years ago, Synergy Fitness has advocated for wholesome lifestyle changes through rounded programs and guidance. Rather than setting their members adrift in a sea of befuddling equipment, their nationally certified lifestyle coaches equip them with the planning tools to forge healthy habits both during and beyond workouts. Their advice can cover exercise, nutrition, and endurance, emphasizing the importance of variety in any health regimen. They keep abreast of the abreast of the fitness world's most recent developments with mandatory classes in their areas of specialization—which include diet, yoga, and MMA. On the gym floor, machines from Hammer Strength and Life Fitness whir along with limbs, and individual television screens on some machines threaten patrons with footage of their grade-school choir solos if they don't keep jogging. Group fitness classes at certain locations take advantage of indoor cycles and boot-camp drills to condition physiques, and MMA programs tutor muay thai, kickboxing, and jujitsu.
138 W 14th St.
New York,
NY
US
With its three classic yachts?the schooner Adirondack, the schooner America 2.0, and the luxury yacht Manhattan?Classic Harbor Line lets passengers experience what it was like to sail New York's waters during a time long past. The boats, which are reminiscent of the vessels that cruised the waters in the past two centuries, show off magnificent views of the modern-day Manhattan skyline, as well as views of historical landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty. Locals and tourists alike relax and sip champagne and cocktails while taking in the unique sights New York has to offer. The boats set sail for various sight-seeing tours, day trips, private charters for office events, and special events, including a sushi and sake sail featuring sushi prepared by Iron Chef's Morimoto. Classic Harbor Line prides itself on providing a luxurious and hospitable cruising experience.
62 Chelsea Piers
New York,
NY
US
When people need insight about their world, they climb mountains to consult with the gurus who live atop the peaks. If they want insight about beer, they need only climb the wrought-iron stairs that lead up to Amity Hall’s bar. Every bartender boasts the title of Cicerone–certified beer server, tested to prove their expertise and knowledge of all forms of beer. They pull the taps on rotating drafts and pop the top on bottled beers to pair every guest with their perfect match. To complement their brews, diners pick plates from a menu that includes flatbread pizzas and stuffed burgers that can hide chipotle peppers, aged gouda, or your house keys. Wooden booths and distressed painted brick flank both levels of Amity Hall. Upstairs, a 20-foot high-definition TV displays sporting events, whereas DJs spin music on weekend nights downstairs.
80 W 3rd St
New York,
NY
US
The instructors at School of Cards aren’t content only to use their card knowledge in the classroom; when they’re not teaching, they’re competing in high-stakes cash games and tournaments, including World Series of Poker events. Although their training grounds resemble a cozy living room complete with a plush, microfiber couch, the school’s professional poker and blackjack tables demonstrate its intent to make students comfortable in the casino environment. Beginning blackjack and poker players can get their start in three-hour introductory classes, learning such fundamentals as game etiquette, card counting, and how to spot edible chips. Intermediate and advanced players move on to more in-depth courses, as well as services such as game and body-language evaluation.
548 W 28th St, Ste 231
New York,
NY
US
As noted in its Zagat rating, Wine bar's intimate table arrangements "make it easy to make new friends." Indeed, from their perch at the long, flower-adorned tables, gathered groups pass around assorted pan-European small plates as new acquaintances clink glasses of sophisticated vino culled from the impressive collection dominating the wall space. Soft lighting glints off this East Village caf?'s crimson accents, reflecting off the tables' glossy wood and illuminating sharable French cheese plates, Italian flatbreads drizzled with truffle oil, and exotic gelato flavors. Winebar's more than 100 varietals hail mainly from Italy, France, and Spain, sparking conversations of worldly travels, semesters abroad, and fruitless pursuits of Carmen Sandiego as guests sip by candlelight or quaff al fresco on the seasonal sidewalk patio.
65 2nd Ave.
New York,
NY
US

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