From cruising to boozing or date night to family night—the Big Apple is always sizzling in the summer as long as you can brave the heat. A city that has a little something for everyone, this year is no different. Check out some fantastic to-do’s at a great price for all to enjoy.
Crusin’ on the Harbor
Here’s a refreshing idea with lots of fun, music and culture. Every Wednesday, enjoy the sounds of Brazil with this new Brazilian cruise starting at $9 bucks. Get two hours of hot samba beats with dancers, 2 DJ’s, buffet, and cocktails–all on this floating nightclub around the river. For more info visit: http://www.fireonthewater.moonfruit.com
Are you looking for a bit of adventure? Enjoy the ultimate day trip adventure with family or a group of friends as you go kayaking, whitewater rafting, hiking or skydiving. Urban Escapes has it all and for a very reasonable price. Located just 2 hours from the city, they pick you up in Manhattan and receive lunch with the package. Visit: http://www.urbanescapesnyc.com
It’s Back, Concerts in the Park
With the many parks located around the city from the Upper West Side to downtown Brooklyn, there are many options to choose from whether it’s watching well-known actors recite Shakespeare or catching your favorite artist live at Summerstage in Central Park–this seasonal event is sure to please while enjoying the summer sun. For schedule and location info, check out:
Hit the Beach
With the weather in the 90’s, who can blame you from playing hooky and heading to the beach? Whether it’s good ole Coney Island, Riis Beach, or Jones Beach in Long Island, get some summer fun in the sun with the whole family. Check your local beach listing for concerts and events taking place during the summer.
Bryant Park 2010 Movie Schedule
Every Monday night at dusk from June through August, enjoy film screening at Bryant Park. Typically by 8 and 9 p.m. you can view your favorite films for FREE! Find a blanket and a picnic basket and enjoy. Bryant Park films begin at sunset if the weather is uncooperative; shows are canceled and will not be rescheduled. For more information, call: 212-512-5700.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)
Although suggested donations are $20, you can pay whatever you wish. With art displays for everyone, the MET is one of New York City’s most popular tourist attractions, with over 5 million visitors a year. The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection and special exhibits includes Ancient Egypt to Roman & Greek Statues and Rembrandt Paintings. Also visit The Cloisters, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. On Friday’s enjoy the.
Enjoy the summer and stay cool!