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111 (54) Forbes Galleries

Located in the heart of Greenwich Village the Forbes Galleries are free (at the time of writing) to the public from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m, every day except Mondays and Sundays. Thursdays are reserved for group tours and you need to book in advance

Forbes Galleries


112 (56) West Indian American Day Carnival Parade

Colorful clothing, soulful dancing and music and more music.

A Few Tips:
1. Traditionally powder, paint and dye throwing are among the festivities so don’t dress up.
2. Stay warm, it can get cold at night.
3. You are likely to be on your feet for a while so wear comfortable shoes.
4. Bring a whistle and join in with the music.

West Indian American Day Carnival Parade


113 (32) Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.

Teddy was always there. Never too busy for a cuddle. Whilst he maybe lost to you in the wilds of time past there's no reason you can't recreate him.

565 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY 10017
phone 212-871-7080

Build-A-Bear Workshop


114 (61) Trump Tower

Trump Tower boasts “amenities and services include a private spa and health club with a 60-foot swimming pool, a world-class restaurant, a private wine cellar, a landscaped garden, around-the-clock concierges, doormen, security and extensive service staff, even valet parking in the garage”

The Tower overlooks the UN so presumable it’s a home from home for a few of the delegates – it’s a tough life.

Trump Tower


115 (70) American Folk Art Museum

Admire the work of contemporary artists as they provide a window into the heart of American culture and shared national experience, should be free Friday nights from 5:30 to 7:30 but always check first.

American Folk Art Museum


116 (72) Central Park Stage

Numerous performing groups of every stripe appear on Central Park Stage during the warmer months of the year. At the time of writing, the almost daily performances are almost always free. Almost always check - web link below.

Central Park Stage


117 (73) Guggenheim hosts Pay What You Wish

Live music often accompanies this Friday night special. Arrive early to fully appreciate admire the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Guggenheim.


118 (86) Queens Library

The Queens Library serves 2.2 million people from 62 locations plus seven Adult Learning Centers and two Family Literacy Centers. It has circulated among the highest number of books and other library materials in the country since 1994, and has the second largest collection of material in the U.S.

Queens Library


119 (100) Pomander Walk

Pomander Walk might just make you feel like an Englishman in New York.

Pomander Walk


120 Atlantis Marine World

Atlantis Marine World is also home to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, New York State’s only authorized marine mammal and sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation center.

Atlantis Marine World