Banksy is a famous (and anonymous) street artist known the world over for his thought-provoking street art. Many of his pieces have sold at auction for more than $1 million
This incredible science museum is home to 33 million specimens, yet only 3% are on display.
It’s the most filmed location in the world (and has #2 beat by a mile). Spanning more than 840 healthy acres, Central Park is an architectural feat that few can resist falling in love with.
Dating back to 1908, Barney Greengrass is an Upper West Side institution famous for their knock-out smoked fish. No, seriously, U.S. Presidents requested it directly!
Levain started in the Upper West Side but has spread like wildfire to the rest of the city.Rarely, in a city offering so many food options, does a place stand so far above the rest but Levain Bakery is the exception.
Lincoln Center is the cultural capital of the Upper West Side. The venue sits on 16-acres and consists of five concert/theater buildings, a library, band shell and two outdoor plazas.
Head to the corner of 72nd St. and Central Park West to see the place he called home.The building is a stone’s throw from one of the top attractions in Central Park, Strawberry Fields — a memorial to John Lennon.
Construction may have started in 1892 but St. John the Divine is still technically an unfinished church. That doesn’t stop it from being the largest church in New York City and the fifth largest church in the world, though!
The mayor of New York offered to have Ulysses S. Grant buried in NYC. His wife, Julia Grant, supported the offer and a large fundraising initiative took place to build what would become the largest tomb in North America.
Founded in 1754, Columbia University is the fifth oldest institution in the country and one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
The Beacon Theatre has hosted the likes of Bob Dylan, David Bowie, the Rolling Stones, Mariah Carey, Duran Duran, Ringo Starr, Coldplay, Tom Petty and Eddie Vedder, just to name a few..
From the mastermind that started Maison Pickle, comes a more casual eatery that specialized in brunch fare. Swing by for traditional southern food (like fried chicken and waffles) and craft cocktails.
The Tucker Square Greenmarket takes place in Tucker Square on Thursdays and the 77th/79th Street Greenmarket takes place on Sundays.
Located right next to Central Park, the museum houses a great amount of interesting artifacts and documents that focus on NYC’s unique history. Founded in 1804, making it the oldest museum in NYC!
Stretching from west 59th Street to 181st Street, the park spans 400 acres. It’s full of healthy trees that offer ample shade, plenty of park benches, and even has some charming gardens to explore