Things To Do In Manhattan

Up to 58% Off Walking Tour from Central Park Sightseeing

Central Park Sightseeing

Midtown Center

$24 $12

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Licensed guides lead a two-hour tour of Central Park that takes walkers past historic landmarks, celebrity homes, and movie locations

Up to 30% Off at Couture Fashion Week

Couture Fashion Week

Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan

$45 $35

A prestigious event for 20 seasons features both seasoned and up-and-coming designers along with contestants from Vietnam’s Top Model

Up to 57% Off Victorian Gardens

Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink

Midtown

$42 $19

Central Park amusement park features fun rides and games for for all ages as well as roving magicians and clowns

Up to 72% Off Ghost Tour of New York

Great New York Tours

Greenwich Village

$35 $14

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Two-hour walking tours start at Washington Square Park and include nine of New York’s most bone-chilling destinations

Museum of the City of New York – Up to 55% Off

Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

$20 $10

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

Up to 53% Off Pedicab Tours of Central Park

Peter Pan Tours Of Central Park

In Front of Green Cafe

$120 $60

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Pedicabs help visitors explore the sights, history, and surrounds Central Park at a leisurely pace

Up to 54% Off at NYC Urban Foot Tours

NYC Urban Foot Tours

Astor Place Square

$49 $24

Knowledgeable guide leads visitors on walking tour through historical New York Neighborhoods, divulging tips on shopping and style

Up to 64% Off Hip-Hop Dance Classes

Hip Hop Dance Junkies

Garment District

$65 $25

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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% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Asian American Martial Arts

Manhasset

$150 $53

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

Up to $49 Off NYC Three-Attraction Pass

CitySights NY

CitySights Booth @ Madame Tussauds

$92 $69

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

50% Off Martial Arts / Karate / MMA

Harmony By Karate

Upper West Side

$350 $175

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

Up to 68% Off at The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory

The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory

Manhattan

$100 $35

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

60% Off an Anti-Aging Firming Facial

Chris­tine Valmy International School NY

Midtown

$60 $24

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

Up to 81% Off Tango Classes

Dardo Galletto Studios

Theater District - Times Square

$210 $39

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Celebrated Argentinian dancers lead classes for all skill levels six days per week

41% Off from Ahoy New York Tours and Tasting

Ahoy New York Tours and Tasting

Little Italy and Chinatown

$49 $29

Sample Chinese and Italian delicacies such as dim sum plates and cannoli with seven tastings around the city

Up to 56% Off Yoga Classes at Yogamaya Yoga Studio

Yogamaya Yoga Studio

Chelsea

$85 $39

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

American Museum of Natural History – Up to 41% Off Membership

American Museum of Natural History

Manhattan

$159 $95

Explore wonders of nature, culture, and space through a world-renowned museum’s stunning permanent halls and special exhibitions

66% Off Cabaret Outing for Two at Duplex Piano Bar Cabaret

The Duplex

West Village

$86 $29

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Cabaret stages shows of all styles as talented bar staff sling suds & mix cocktails while belting out popular songs to live piano notes

Up to 65% Off Training Classes at WRKNYC

WRKNYC

Manhattan

$100 $39.99

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

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Amid the illuminated signs, speedo-clad cowboys, and web-slinging superheroes of Times Square, it can become difficult to stand out. Ral’eau Salsa Dance Company, one of the neighborhood’s many businesses, has just the solution—teaching students to express themselves through a variety of energetic, sensual dances that originated in Latin America and calorie-torching Zumba classes. Teachers demonstrate the steps of New York- and LA-style salsa with patience and positivity, using easy-to-follow cues to help students master each swivel, spin, and air-guitar solo. They also teach other styles of movement, including tango, hip-hop, and swing, which students can take to the streets during field trips to dance clubs and cruise ships.

In addition to hosting signature Salsa classes, Ral’eau Salsa Dance Company opens its spacious, climate-controlled studios to those who want to tone muscles and burn fat through Zumba classes. Fostering a community of 1,000-plus members, the company hosts more than 300 classes per month across various disciplines while maintaining intimate class sizes. With five levels of progressive advancement, students will meet new people, improve dancing techniques, boost self-esteem, and stay fit while swiveling their moves in a lively environment. To accompany a wide array of fitness classes including pilates, yoga, and mixed martial arts, instructors lead private dance lessons to help couples gear up for weddings, proms, or three-legged races on the set of Soul Train.

300 W 43rd St, Ste 600
New York,
NY
US

Zack’s Dance Loft’s founder draws inspiration from the Latin and ballroom dance styles popular in the Big Apple. Back when he worked as a financial analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Zack began teaching Latin dance at the company. Now that he’s founded his own business replete with a spacious studio sporting oversize mirrors on the walls and a floating dance hardwood floor, Zack and his staff train clientele in salsa, wedding dance, pole dance, and more.

Happy hour classes begin with an open bar and provide an hour of dance instruction in salsa, swing, tango, or other styles. The sessions conclude with socializing and drinks, much like ballet recitals or successful heart surgeries. Throughout each workshop, Zack cultivates a casual atmosphere. In 2006, he told New York magazine he often makes friends with his students, and the magazine went on to declare that his “private lessons are as technically sound as anyone’s—and way looser and more fun.”

37 E 28th St, Loft 206
New York,
NY
US

Instructors lead muay thai, jujitsu, boxing, and wrestling classes, during which they challenge students in old-school and modern workouts, where a right jab to the jaw sends a mist of perspiration across the blue boxing ring before Joe Louis's eyes. His looming visage peers down at sparring athletes from the walls covered in old flyers, magazine cutouts, and posters recalling the sport's storied history at Church Street Boxing Gym. Legends including Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis have trained here, but the staff, which boasts experience in more than 300 combined fights, guides men, women, and children of all skill levels in the combat arts.

The children's martial arts program, run by Pouncing Tigers, teaches respect and discipline with a focus on fun. On the wrestling mat, they demonstrate gripping an opponent in a headlock, and those training for boxing or muay thai skip rope and pummel heavy bags until they agree to stop throwing fights. Athletes can attend classes to prepare for serious combat competition or to get in shape with exercises designed to sculpt the whole body.

25 Park Place
New York,
NY
US

Hot air swirls around hard-working bodies, causing students to collect beads of sweat as they stick challenging postures. Reflected in the wall-to-wall mirrors, bodies bend, fold, and twist into 26 gentle, therapeutic Hatha postures as high humidity facilitates deep stretching, accelerated fat burning, and detoxification. Feet plant themselves onto the blue floor, which is illuminated by light that floods the white-walled studio from the rounded wall of windows. Certified by Bikram Choudhury himself, all the instructors draw on their rigorous 500 hours of training to captain morning and evening classes, ensuring attendees feel confident and secure and dispensing hands-on guidance. After each sudorific session, students can hit the on-location showers to wash off skin salt and prevent unwanted garment pickling.

841 Broadway
New York,
NY
US

With more than three dozen instructors leading more than 100 classes each week, New York Yoga requires more than a little elbow room. And so the business splits its classic-yoga and hot-yoga classes into separate studios, ensuring its throngs of beginner and advanced students have enough room to really stretch out. The separation also allows the 85th and Lexington location to keep itself programmed to 105 degrees at all times, helping students boost their stamina and discouraging abominable snowmen from loitering around the exits. Restorative classes forgo strenuous physical exertion in favor of a slow, calming practice performed at a comfortable temperature and enhanced with props, whereas a slew of one-time workshops introduce yogis to specialized forms of practice, such as prenatal yoga or introductory sessions for first-timers.

132 E 85th St
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 café'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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