EHS’ Guide to NYC

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Aug. 20th, 2015

Make sure and take the time and enjoy all that NYC has to offer?

Are you making sure to take a moment and step outside for a quick breath of fresh air? Well you should! In case you need a little help, we’ve put together a little checklist of NYC hot spots you definitely want to check out. For more NYC events check out TimeOutNYC. Make sure to check them off as you complete them:

Fuerza Bruta: Fuerza Bruta is a non-stop collision of dynamic music, visceral emotion, and kinetic aerial imagery. Featuring mind–blowing visual effects that must be seen to be believed – a man running full throttle through a series of moving walls, women frolicking in a watery world suspended just inches above the audience – Fuerza Bruta: Wayra is a theatrical experience that floods the senses. Experience a 360° heart-pounding theatrical experience.

Top of the Rock: Have you been to Rockefeller center in the summer. It’s a pretty cool place. Why not take a trip to the top of Rockefeller Plaza? For more information you can visit Top of the Rock. (Speak to your Student Life Office. We might have discounted tickets available)

The Nintendo Store: This is a secret gem located in Rockefeller Plaza where you can check out all of the latest in Nintendo Games. There’s something here for everyone. Take a trip over to visit Mario and Luigi and help them take on King Bowser.

FAO Schwartz: See the toy story where young Kevin “McCauley Culkin” got lost in NYC. This infamous toy store will make you feel like a kid again. Come early as lines form. Trust us; it’s definitely worth the wait.

Madame Tussauds: Madame Tussauds has provided us with countless wax figures of celebrities for decades. Take a trip over and see what she’s been mixing up for you.

Chelsea Piers: If you’re into sports this is one place you’ll have hours of endless fun. This sports complex spans West Side Drive along Chelsea. From bowling, to basketball, golf to baseball you’ll need to make a weekend out of this. For those of you that are extremely daring you can even take a stab at Trapeze School.

Junior’s Cheesecake: If PDiddy can do it so can you. Take a trip to Brooklyn’s famous Junior’s Cheesecake. Give in to your sweet tooth.

Shake Shack: You can’t come to NYC and not go to Shake Shack. This place is so popular it has a line when they open. There are luckily various locations in Manhattan. It’s definitely worth the wait. Let them take your order.

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