How to Finesse New York - Ess In The City - New York City Guide

If you’ve been following me then you know that I enjoy traveling far and wide. Every adventure isn’t always a big trip but I believe in making the most out of every trip. In my friend circles I am always tasked with curating an itinerary. Prior to my travel dates I spend time looking at other Bloggers/Influencers sites, searching hashtags, looking through Pinterest, reviewing Yelp, and of course googling. Doing all these things help me to come up with the best trip possible. I’ve decided to start creating city guides because if my finessers just so happen to visit the same city, they to can enjoy it as well.

Recently, I returned back to New York City. I was there to attend The Millennium Tour 2019. However, the girls and I decided to make a weekend out of it. I will always love New York. Not only is it the “big city” but it’s the birth place of my parents and home to several family members. It’s like magic happens when I step into the city. If you are looking for a well rounded trip and aren’t afraid to travel throughout the various burrows of New York, you will enjoy my #EssIsInTheCity - New York City Guide


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Location: Manhattan, NY 10036

I don’t care how cliche’ this may sound but you can’t go to New York and not visit Time Square. It’s home to Broadway, bright lights, food, crazy traffic, shopping, and more.


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Location: 241 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036

If you’re looking for good food and world famous drinks this is the place for you. The menu is an assortment of American food and if you’re going to drink make sure you get it Texas Size.


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Location: 485 7th Ave, New York, NY 10018

Looking for a cool night cap head to the Moxy. The drinks and the DJ are great and who doesn’t love spinning carousel seats when you’re drunk ?


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Location: 1435 Broadway, New York, NY 10018

This pizza is world famous and there’s a reason why. You can stare at pictures of famous customers like Diddy and the Kardashians. You’ll thank me later.


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Address: 244 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011

We fell upon this gem randomly but the club was a vibe !


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Location: 251 Spring St, New York, NY 10013

Get ready to take colorful photos for the ‘gram. They have 16 rooms, food, and photo opportunities. This is a new interactive museum for all ages.


The Rink at Rockefeller Center

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Location: 600 5th Ave, New York, NY 10020

You can’t beat a three course dinner and skating for $50. The scenery from the restaurant is the beautiful rink and we witnessed a proposal.


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Location: 608 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

Sweet Brooklyn Bar is a relaxed hangout featuring pub food, weekend brunch & live music nights amid quirky, steampunk decor. We met some pretty cool locals and there was shopping a few blocks away. #SpreadLoveItsTheBrooklynWay


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Location: Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY 10038

Put on your walking shoes and get ready for the famous Brooklyn Bridge. This bridge packed full of people.


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Location: 900 8th Ave, New York, NY 10019

Go sing your heart out in a secluded room with friends. The more your drink the better you sound.


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Location: 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001

Also known as The Garden or MSG. This is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City. I went hear to go see my body go “Bump, Bump, Bump”.


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Location: 234 W 42nd St 3rd floor, New York, NY 10036

Grown ups can still have fun playing childish games especially when you add in great food and drinks.

If you’re in New York, whatever you do just enjoy it!

In the comments tell me some of your favorite things to do in NYC.

And As Always,✨

#LiveFinesse


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