Nicholas Roerich Museum
This compelling little museum, housed in a three-story townhouse from 1898, is one of the city’s best-kept secrets. It contains more...
Champion Bicycles Inc
This places stocks a variety of bicycles for rent and has free copies of the helpful NYC Cycling Map (www.nyc.gov/bikes), which details...
Cathedral Church of St John the Divine
The largest place of worship in the US has yet to be completed – and probably won’t be any time soon. But this storied Episcopal...
This swank but laid-back lounge – with good stage views from plush sofas – brings out old-timers and local faves, such as George Coleman...
The exteriors of Tom’s may look familiar if you’re a fan of the TV series Seinfeld, but the interiors are all New York Greek diner. As...
Riverside Dr · interesting places nearby
Riverside Park information
A classic beauty designed by Central Park creators Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, this waterside spot, running north on the Upper West Side and banked by the Hudson River from 59th to 158th Sts, is lusciously leafy. Plenty of bike paths and playgrounds make it a family favorite.
From late March through October (weather permitting), lively waterside restaurant West 79th Street Boat Basin Café serves a light menu at the level of 79th St. Pier i Café , an outdoor cafe nine blocks south on the waterfront, is another option.