Leisure Time Bowling Center
Among retro-crazed New Yorkers, a night of bowling qualifies as quite a hoot. Maybe it’s the shoes, or all the pitchers of beer. Amid...
New York Times Tower
A sleek addition to the skyline by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The ceramic tube-draped glass changes colors depending on the shifting...
New York Sports Club
A day pass to this popular fitness chain includes group classes on exercise bikes (‘spinning’) and entry to the fitness center. Visit...
An excellent place to catch what could be the next big thing, this veteran ‘writers’ theater’ is dedicated to fostering contemporary...
Poseidon Bakery . The last family-owned Greek bakery in Manhattan. The handmade baklava (pastry made with walnuts and almonds) and...
523 Ninth Ave at 39th St · interesting places nearby
A bright spot on a slightly sketchy corner of Hell’s Kitchen, this has fast become the hip gay spot to be – especially for post-work cocktails and dinner or Sunday brunch. The modern design is sleek and airy, with white accents and a space that gets flooded with sunlight during the day. The menu puts a creative spin on comfort foods, with plenty of salads and pastas in the mix, and a particularly impressive array of brunch items. Around the corner is its cocktail annex, the gay bar HK Lounge.