The season is upon us, and, with the puffers now able to be put away in our closets, It’s time to welcome the new season with a glass of wine at one of NYC’s top new bars and revel in the fun things that the city has planned for us.
From a relaxing day spent relaxing at the Governors Island spa to late-night DJ sets at the Caribbean eatery in the East Village, there are plenty of ways to benefit from the sunsets that occur at 7 pm and warm temperatures.
Here is the list of things to do in New York for a day:
Shimmer up to Caribbean dishes and dance sets in the East Village restaurant
Just right in time for springtime, Miss Lily’s in the East Village welcomes back the return of their beloved nighttime program, called Late Nights. From Thursdays through Saturdays, starting at 10 pm and continuing till late, visit the restaurant to enjoy a night of DJ sets, cocktails, and dishes such as Miss Lily’s world Famous Jerk Chicken many other food options.
All within the living space of this Caribbean paradise. If you’re looking for music, you can party at Lion Dub on Thursdays, DJs on rotation on Fridays, or DJ Top-Notch on Saturdays.
Visit Governors Island for a luxurious spa day
Put on a fluffy gown and unwind at the newly inaugurated QC NY Wellness Experience on Governors Island. If you’re looking for a day of rest, there are more than twenty spa therapies and experiences to pick from, such as saunas, steam baths, meditation rooms, and infrared beds.
Relax by relaxing in one of the rooms, the Scottish Room (where heat stimulates the pores to open), or disconnect from the bustle and noise in The Fireplace Room (complete with comfy rocking chairs as well as a warm fireplace). If you’re planning to keep up your self-care regimen, take a look at our selection of spas the outdoors.
Check out a museum exhibit about deepfakes
Alongside the wonderful technology that modern photo and video technology have provided, there’s also the dark side of altered content referred to as deep fakes. This spring, a new series on display at the Museum of The Moving Image named Deepfake The Instabil Evidence on Screen investigates the subject in a more detailed exhibition that features video reels, photography, and audio clips.
The show’s highlight will be In Event of Moon Disaster, written produced by Francesca Panetta and Halsey Burgund, which is a historically accurate 1969-style living space with a faked video that shows an alternate outcome of the famous Apollo 11 space mission.
Bring springtime energy to life with an enthralling collection of floral designs
The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is already a lush sanctuary for New Yorkers, but an incredible collection of beautiful flowers provides an additional reason to go. It is returning for its 19th year. The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope is a breathtaking floral exhibit that will focus on different orchid colors.
It will be open until May 1. With the assistance of local experts in horticulture, expect to see impressive an abundance of blooming orchid species and water elements and an enchanting kaleidoscope of light in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Alternately, Macy’s in Herald Square has announced their annual flower-filled Flower Show. Between March 27 and April 10. The store’s tribute to spring will include floral-themed display designs by fashion icons like Carolina Herrara and Marc Jacobs.
Take a walk in the evening, car-free, along Vanderbilt Avenue
The popular program was launched in 2021 to assist local businesses in the pandemic is back. On Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Fridays, Open Streets on Vanderbilt Avenue are held from Atlantic Avenue to Park Place between 5 pm and 10 pm.
It provides six blocks of car-free walking along this important Brooklyn street. Learn more about the neighborhood and visit places such as Olmsted Ample Hills Creamery and Ciao, Gloria.
Create your Y2K-inspired outfits come true at a vintage fashion show
Bring your wardrobe full of those hard to come by clothes and accessories that have taken over our followers’ social media feeds with new vintage clothing from The New York Vintage Clothing Show.
The show gives access to 70 dealers who have their best clothes displayed for you to peruse and grab IRL like the old days and is the perfect opportunity to grab ahold of a brand new outfit or accessories for the look of the 2000s that we’re in love with.
Browse through the items made from recycled materials in the Earth Day bazaar
In celebration of Earth Day, the NYC Earth Day Bazaar in the outdoor and indoor Grand Bazaar market on the Upper West Side features local artists and antique dealers selling products made of eco-friendly and recycled items. There is a myriad of vendors and stands; there are handmade jewelry and furniture, vintage clothing and art, beauty products, and interior decoration.
The retail therapy here will benefit a worthy cause, with 100 percent of the profits going to four schools in the local community that will support over 2,000 kids. Make sure you be hungry when you arrive and pick up some snacks from one of the selections of food vendors on site.
Go to the theatre for the most adored Broadway show
Broadway shows are officially returning after a lull and a pause because of the pandemic. The gradual return started in September 2021 and ranges from Six to The Music Man to Hamilton, and Wicked fans of theatre are in the position of being able to catch many popular and new productions.
But don’t fret; you’ll find all the top tips on finding cheap tickets and whether to go before the opening performance or after the curtain is closed. In addition, we’ve got you covered for the best pre-and post-show meals at the top eateries within Midtown West, the Theater District, and Midtown West.