WHAT TO DO IN AN EMPTY CITY: Labor Day Edition (8.28.17)

WHAT TO DO IN AN EMPTY CITY: Labor Day Edition (8.28.17)

Labor Day weekend may signify the end of summer and the beginning of the school year for many,  but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of the long weekend. With plenty of people vacating the city, here are our suggestions for summer’s last hurrah….

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Check out our guide on how to make the most of every minute of a long weekend below Canal Street (including Grand Banks pictured above!)

Go day tripping to Storm King - Read all about Storm King and the surrounding area in our Escape The City post

Explore Governors Island - With 172 acres to enjoy, it’s now open until the end of October giving you plenty of time to check out the slides, dining and views of the New York skyline, Statue of Liberty, and the NY Harbor

Check out the new Seaport - Aside from the Seaport Bar, Food Lab and Clinton Hall, it seems like there’s new options popping up every day! Check out Casa Fina (learn more about it here), the Big Gay Ice Cream’s pop-up, and more!

Treat yourself- Read our rundown on the best spa treatments below Canal Street here

Staycation it up - Check out the Summer In The City promotion from Conrad in Battery Park, featuring a private sailing lesson for 2

And there’s always the ever important last outdoor food & drinks of summer, check out our neighborhood guides for Tribeca, Battery Park, and FiDi.

 

Anything we missed? Let us know in the comments and cheers to the long weekend!

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LOCAL PROFILES: KettleSpace (8.30.17)

WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (8.24.17)

WEEK AHEAD: Everything Going On Below Canal Street (8.24.17)