Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts: Offering thousands of perform-
ances ranging from traditional to unique each year, Lincoln Center has es-
tablished itself as a mecca for New York City's performing arts scene. The
Upper West Side complex is home to 11 organizations, which includes the
Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, as well as Mercedes Benz
Fashion Week. Its extensive list of organizations offers many outdoors con-
certs, plays and film screenings throughout summer months.
St. Patrick's Cathedral: The Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic Church is
located in Midtown Manhattan along Fifth Avenue. The Cathedral takes up
an entire block, and historically sticks out among the hustle of surrounding
Bronx Zoo: The 265 acre Zoo is the largest urban wildlife preserve in the
United States. Its home to more than 5,000 animals, with over 600 species.
Daily attractions include feeding the penguins and sea lions, a Bug Carousel,