See the old City Hall stop, one of NYC’s most majestic stations with vaulted ceilings and Art Nouveau skylights. Stay on the downtown 6 as it passes through the station on its way to the uptown track. Read more.
Look left when inbound or right when outbound on the upper level to see Track 61, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt old private platform. His armor-clad train car is still there. Read more.
Get access to the exclusive Members Dining Room when you buy a Met Net membership ($70). Read more.
Fed up with the lines for the Holiday Train Show? Get a year’s membership ($75) to get access to special members-only days for the garden’s big exhibits. Read more.
This bar has a designated jukebox stool so you don’t throw your back out while choosing from its varied but consistently cool selections by the likes of Wire, Dinosaur Jr. and the Dead Boys. Read more.
The topic of conversation at this friendly, no-frills pub often revolves around the tunes coming from the jukebox. So choose wisely—not that you can really go wrong; the indie-rock selection is solid. Read more.
There is a surprisingly strong jukebox here that boasts early- to mid-aughts breakouts like Interpol, Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon, as well as party-rock standbys Thin Lizzy and Cheap Trick. Read more.
The best place to remember why you love Manhattan takes you above the city while keeping you rooted in urban life. Walk through a field of wildflowers as cabs zoom along the street beneath you. Read more.