Do not walk three people across. Two is the limit. The streets are filled with
tourists, locals, and cultural acts. When you stop in the middle of the road to
take a picture, you're disrupting the flow of walking traffic. To avoid being
called out by a local, respect people's limited space.
If a mascot or character (such as the Naked Cowboy) walks up to you and
your group, you do NOT have to take a picture with them. If you do, they
will ask for money.
Hold tight to your phone/camera. In the busy streets, it's easy to get bumped
into, and even easier to drop them.
Do not stand in the busy streets of New York City to take photos. The cabs
and people both have places to go, and with the traffic, it makes them harder
to stop. Head to the red bleachers above the TKTS Booth in Times Sqaure
to take the best photo at a higher view.
Where to Drink and Party:
$$-The Rum House -Don Jose, the head bartender, knows to make an island
drink like no other. Sip on a drink and dream of being on an island far away.
228 W 47th St
$$-Cask Bar & Grill -167 E 33rd St . This is a local's hang out and revered
bar. This dim lit gastro pub offers delicious appetizers like flatbreads and
homemade mac & cheese.
$$-Sofia Wine Bar & Café - 242 E 50th St. One of the best places for happy
$$$-The Campbell Apartment -Grand Central Terminal, 15 Vanderbilt Ave
-This 1920s themed cocktail bar is another hidden gem that is worthy of
your trip. The jazz and swing music sets the mood.
$$$-Bar 44-Royalton Hotel, 44 E. 44 th Street -If you're looking for an up-
scale, swanky hotel bar where you'll see a celebrity sighting or two, Bar 44
is your place. Not to mention, they grow the cocktail herbs in house for the