(May 25-Sept. 22, 2019)
Pleasure seekers soar, spin, twirl, slide, fly, whirl, swing and race at this summertime, family-friendly amusement park in Central Park.
Hours: M-Th 11 am-7 pm, F 11 am-8 pm, Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 10 am-8 pm
Park admission: $8.50 (weekdays), $9.50 (weekends and holidays).
$4 per ride, $5 per game, $17-$19 unlimited-ride wristband (games not included).
Known for its marble arch, which architect Stanford White modeled after the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, this historic park has been renovated to include expanded lawns and plantings, granite benches and playgrounds. The park, which stands at the southern end of Fifth Avenue, is the center of New York University’s campus.
This 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooks the Hudson River and Palisades, and features the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory, aquatic gardens and art exhibitions, plus stunning vistas.
Tu-Su 9 am-5:30 pm
$8 adults, $4 seniors (65+)/students, $2 children 6 and up, children under 6 free
Designed by architect Renzo Piano, the museum’s building in the Meatpacking District and on the shore of the Hudson River, contains more than 50,000 square feet of indoor galleries and 13,000 square feet of outdoor exhibition space, allowing the museum to display more of its permanent collection, which numbers in excess of 19,000 works, than ever before.
Designed by architect Cass Gilbert (who built the United States Supreme Court building) between 1910 and 1912 as Frank W. Woolworth’ NYC headquarters, the landmarked Woolworth Building was once the tallest building in the world. Long closed to the public, tours of the magnificent vintage lobby are available. You can opt for 30, 60, 90-minute or custom tours. A restaurant, The Wooly Public, offers a full-service menu on the ground floor. Prices for timed tours, $45.
The home of the Yankees (known as the Bronx Bombers) includes a legendary Monument Park, a refined steakhouse (NYY Steak), a Great Hall, Babe Ruth Plaza, tours and much more. And of course, April thru September, it is the place to be to watch the incredible Yankees do their thing.
Celebrating the artistic and intellectual achievements of Jewish culture through art and special exhibitions.
Hours: Su, Tu, Th 11 am-5 pm, M 5-8 pm, W 11 am-8 pm, F 11 am-2:30 pm
Admission; $8 adults, $6 seniors/students, children under 5, Mon & Wed 5-8 p.m. and Fri free