Ultimate NYC Nerd List
The Compleat Strategist is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

1. The Compleat Strategist

8.3
11 E 33rd St (btwn Madison & 5th Ave.), New York, NY
Toy / Game Store · NoMad · 35 tips and reviews

JaredJared: Check out the "Made in NYC" shelf — Burning Wheel, InSpectres, Lacuna and Dread!

HackNY is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

2. HackNY

251 Mercer St (W. 4th St.), New York, NY
College Technology Building · Greenwich Village · 7 tips and reviews
Apple Store (Temp Location) is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

3. Apple Store (Temp Location)

72 Greene St (btwn Spring & Broome St.), New York, NY
Electronics Store · SoHo · 43 tips and reviews
NYC Resistor is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

4. NYC Resistor

87 3rd Ave Fl 4 (at Bergen St), Brooklyn, NY
Event Space · Boerum Hill · 13 tips and reviews

Zach H.Zach Hoeken: Go to NYCR and learn how to use a laser cutter, 3d printer, program an arduino or learn how to sew.

5. AlphaOneLabs

148 Frost St, Brooklyn, NY
Building · Williamsburg · No tips or reviews
Babycastles is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

6. Babycastles

285 Kent Ave (at S 2nd St.), Brooklyn, NY
Arcade · Williamsburg · 3 tips and reviews

Lauren G.Lauren Gardner: soon to be open every day offering yummy fried food! Read more.

7. NYLUG

590 Madison Ave, Fl 12 (53rd Street), New York, NY
Uncategorized · Midtown East · No tips or reviews
Forbidden Planet is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

8. Forbidden Planet

9.2
832 Broadway (at E 13th St), New York, NY
Comic Shop · Greenwich Village · 156 tips and reviews

iFanboyiFanboy: Another great NYC comic shop, chocked full of great books and merch

Kinokuniya Bookstore is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

9. Kinokuniya Bookstore

9.6
1073 Avenue of the Americas (btwn W 40th & W 41st St), New York, NY
Bookstore · Theater District · 164 tips and reviews

jennijenni: Lots of cute Japanese merchandise, books, stationary, clothes, pens, pop culture things with a decent cafe upstairs. Must see for anyone interested in anime/Japan in general.

New York Anime Festival is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

10. New York Anime Festival

655 W 34th St, New York, NY
Convention Center · Hell's Kitchen · 2 tips and reviews

Jeff W.Jeff Woo: Enjoy exclusive and extensive anime screenings, guests from America and Japan, manga, cosplay, video games, live-action Japanese cinema, fashion and food. Same time and next door to Comic Con. Read more.

New York Comicon - Artist Alley is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

11. New York Comicon - Artist Alley

New York, NY
Art Gallery · Hell's Kitchen · No tips or reviews

12. Apple Store, West 14th Street

8.7
401 W 14th Street (at 9th Ave), New York, NY
Electronics Store · Chelsea · 269 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Leave your iPhone in a taxi in the rush between shows? Stop in here to replace it. You can also check your email and use their restroom (on the 3rd floor).

13. Village Comics

214 Sullivan St (Bleeker St.), New York, NY
Bookstore · Greenwich Village · No tips or reviews
Midtown Comics is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

14. Midtown Comics

9.2
200 W 40th St (at 7th Ave), New York, NY
Comic Shop · Theater District · 120 tips and reviews

iFanboyiFanboy: Get upstairs to look at the motherload of toys and statues.

Midtown Comics is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

15. Midtown Comics

8.9
459 Lexington Ave (E 45th St), New York, NY
Comic Shop · Turtle Bay · 30 tips and reviews

iFanboyiFanboy: A little smaller, and more intimate than the other Midtown location with a great selection

Common Ground is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

16. Common Ground

206 Avenue A (btwn E 12th & E 13th St), New York, NY
Bar · Alphabet City · 74 tips and reviews
Apple Store, Fifth Avenue is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

17. Apple Store, Fifth Avenue

9.3
767 Fifth Avenue (btwn E 58th & E 59th St), New York, NY
Electronics Store · Midtown East · 1179 tips and reviews
Apple Store, Grand Central is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

18. Apple Store, Grand Central

9.0
45 Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
Electronics Store · Midtown East · 236 tips and reviews
Apple Store, Upper West Side is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

19. Apple Store, Upper West Side

8.8
1981 Broadway (at W 67th St), New York, NY
Electronics Store · Lincoln Square · 140 tips and reviews
Apple Store, SoHo is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

20. Apple Store, SoHo

8.9
103 Prince Street (at Greene St), New York, NY
Electronics Store · SoHo · 325 tips and reviews

Mario B.Mario Batali: Check their website for their free (very cool) events and workshops.

Google New York is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

21. Google New York

76 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Office · Chelsea · 121 tips and reviews

Erin P.Erin Pettigrew: The balcony outside the cafeteria has a lovely array of picnic tables and a remarkable view of Chelsea. Makes for an excellent lunch meeting.

Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

22. Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

7.1
11 E 26th St (btwn Madison & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Museum · NoMad · 50 tips and reviews
Marvel Entertainment is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

23. Marvel Entertainment

135 W 50th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Office · Theater District · 12 tips and reviews

iFanboyiFanboy: The home to The House of Ideas! NYC Headquarters of Marvel Comics. Keep your eyes peeled for webs.

DC Comics is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

24. DC Comics

1700 Broadway (bwtn 53rd & 54th St.), New York, NY
Office · Theater District · 16 tips and reviews

Charles E.Charles Edge: No, Batman is not here. But a statue of him is!

Library Hotel is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

25. Library Hotel

8.1
299 Madison Ave (at 41st St), New York, NY
Hotel · Midtown East · 37 tips and reviews
Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

26. Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA)

594 Broadway (at Houston St.), New York, NY
Art Museum · SoHo · 10 tips and reviews

DoraDora: Got a thing for comics, cartoons, anime and graphic novels? You’ll find it all at MoCCA – just visit the website before you go to make sure exibits are age appropriate. Powered by ParentsConnect.com

Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

27. Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA)

594 Broadway (at Houston St.), New York, NY
Art Museum · SoHo · 10 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Unleash your inner teenager and check out the amazing rotating comic and graphic novel exhibitions at this small museum.

Museum of the Moving Image is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

28. Museum of the Moving Image

9.5
3601 35th Ave (at 36th St.), Astoria, NY
Museum · Astoria · 157 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Aside from exhibiting all types of media (such as fanzines, old cameras and arcade consoles), the facility also offers a 267-seat cinema with multiple weekend screenings. Read more.

Toy Tokyo is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

29. Toy Tokyo

9.1
91 2nd Ave (btw 5th & 6th), New York, NY
Toy / Game Store · East Village · 38 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Winner of Best Toy Store in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! Check the comtemporary design pieces from toy and graffiti artists.

Barcade is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

30. Barcade

9.0
388 Union Ave (btwn Ainslie & Powers St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · East Williamsburg · 304 tips and reviews
The Paley Center for Media is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

31. The Paley Center for Media

8.7
25 W 52nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Museum · Midtown East · 28 tips and reviews

The Transit NavigatorThe Transit Navigator: Head to this wonderful museum and see the history of Television and Radio. Then, watch an episode of I Love Lucy and other classics in the theater. Finally, pick a tape to watch in your own booth!

Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

32. Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.

8.7
372 5th Ave (at 5th St), Brooklyn, NY
Toy / Game Store · Central Slope · 28 tips and reviews

Evan C.Evan Cohen: Try the cape blower machine to make sure you get the right look w your new superhero cape

Beekman Bar & Books is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

33. Beekman Bar & Books

7.2
889 1st Ave (at E 50th St.), New York, NY
Whisky Bar · Turtle Bay · 24 tips and reviews
The Way Station is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

34. The Way Station

8.5
683 Washington Ave (btwn Prospect Pl & St. Marks Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Prospect Heights · 104 tips and reviews

Grant R.Grant Robertson: The TARDIS is oddly larger than it looks. Tell Anders Granty said hi!

Nintendo NY is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

35. Nintendo NY

9.1
10 Rockefeller Plz (at W 48th St), New York, NY
Video Game Store · Rockefeller Center · 188 tips and reviews

John M.John M: Check out the history of the Gameboy display on the 2nd floor, esp. the Gameboy damaged in the Gulf War that still works! and throw down with some New Super Mario Bros Wii while you're at it.

Games Workshop is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

36. Games Workshop

7.6
54 E 8th St (Betw. Green & Mercer), New York, NY
Hobby Shop · Greenwich Village · 4 tips and reviews

Sean M.Sean Moulson: Best place to paint and learn any Games Workshop game. Full of good painting tips and playing tips.

JHU Comic Books is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

37. JHU Comic Books

9.0
32 E 32nd St (btwn Madison & Park Ave), New York, NY
Comic Shop · NoMad · 45 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Best comic book store in midtown, with huge selection of titles. Ask the staff for their recommendations based on what you're in to - they are really helpful for finding new books.

St. Mark's Comics is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

38. St. Mark's Comics

7.5
11 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Comic Shop · East Village · 33 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: One of the best comic book stores in the city, especially for back issues. Great selection of vintage and current toys, and very knowledgeable staff - ask them about titles you're not reading yet.

Next Level is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

39. Next Level

7.4
4013 8th Ave (btwn 40th and 41 Sts.), Brooklyn, NY
Arcade · Sunset Park · 7 tips and reviews

Joey B.Joey Bautista: If you think you're good at fighting games.. Wait til you come here.

FAO Schwarz is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

40. FAO Schwarz

767 5th Ave (at E 58th St), New York, NY
Toy / Game Store · Midtown East · 304 tips and reviews

DoraDora: Hop across the ivories of the famous piano dance mat on the second floor. Tell the pros who perform that it’s your kid’s birthday and they’ll tap out Happy Birthday!Powered by ParentsConnect.com

Tannen's Magic Shop is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

41. Tannen's Magic Shop

7.8
45 W 34th St Rm 608 (btwn 5th & 6th), New York, NY
Hobby Shop · Koreatown · 8 tips and reviews

Eric P.Eric Polhill: THE magic shop of NYC!!

Galaxy Comics is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

42. Galaxy Comics

8.7
429 5th Ave (9th St), Brooklyn, NY
Comic Shop · Central Slope · 9 tips and reviews

Dan M.Dan Masso: Great for mainstream stuff but if you're looking for your indie fix best look elsewhere.

The LEGO Store is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

43. The LEGO Store

8.9
620 5th Ave (at Rockefeller Plaza), New York, NY
Toy / Game Store · Rockefeller Center · 86 tips and reviews

Barrett L.Barrett Lane: As touristy as they are, the oversized Lego sculptures, including the model of Rockefeller Center, are really cool.

8 Bit & Up is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

44. 8 Bit & Up

7.0
86 E 3rd St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Gaming Cafe · East Village · 34 tips and reviews

Brandon M.Brandon McGraw: This place is great! Good selection of old school games with plenty of new stuff too. Staff is as friendly as you need them to be. Has gotten some tough reviews on Yelp but I've had great experiences.

BODIES...The Exhibition is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

45. BODIES...The Exhibition

11 Fulton St (South Street Seaport at Pier 17), New York, NY
Science Museum · Financial District · 83 tips and reviews

Keith G.Keith Green: Weekends, arrive before 11am & you'll have the place to yourself.

46. Bento Burger

101 E 2nd St (btw. 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · East Village · 19 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Bento is coming down hard on the burger of old with variations made of Japanese kobe beef, Korean barbecue bulgogi pork & seafood with Thai chili sauce served with Japanese pickles & mango slaw. Read more.

New York Hall of Science is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

47. New York Hall of Science

8.8
47-01 111th St (at 47th Ave), Corona, NY
Science Museum · Flushing Meadows-Corona Park · 96 tips and reviews

Burton W.Burton Wynne: At the great Hall of science! I hadn't visited here since I was a kid! Read more.

Ninja New York is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

48. Ninja New York

7.2
25 Hudson St (btwn Duane & Reade St), New York, NY
Theme Restaurant · Tribeca · 148 tips and reviews

ClickflickcaClickflickca: Best food experience I have ever experienced anywhere! Great food too! Our Ninja server that night was awesome and funny! Lot's of surprises!

Hack Manhattan is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

49. Hack Manhattan

137 W 14th St, New York, NY
Event Space · Chelsea · 3 tips and reviews
New Work City is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

50. New Work City

412 Broadway (at Canal St.), New York, NY
Coworking Space · Downtown Manhattan · 28 tips and reviews

BaratundeBaratunde: Whoever came up with the name for this place must feel pretty satisfied with him or herself.

GenspaceNYC is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

51. GenspaceNYC

33 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY
College Lab · Fort Greene · 4 tips and reviews

Sung won L.Sung won Lim: We usually do ccr5 coreceptor screening for people for the 'hack' of it haha

NYU ITP is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

52. NYU ITP

721 Broadway Fl 4 (at Waverly Pl), New York, NY
College Arts Building · Greenwich Village · 25 tips and reviews

DensDens: Hey, I graduated from ITP in 2004! My thesis project, dodgeball.com (sold to Google in 05) was born here. A lot of the "life as a game" ideas in 4SQ came the "Big Games" class Frank Lantz's taught.

NYC Tech Meetup is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

53. NYC Tech Meetup

New York, NY
Tech Startup · Greenwich Village · 5 tips and reviews

Kirsten P.Kirsten Power: Be sure to hang out at the talks/ mixers after the main NYTM event - speak to the demo teams!

54. iPhone Developers Meetup

New York
Uncategorized · Financial District · 1 tip
Halloween Adventure is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

55. Halloween Adventure

8.6
104 4th Ave (btw 11th & 12th), New York, NY
Clothing Store · Greenwich Village · 37 tips and reviews

Irene M.Irene M: Year-round Halloween paradise with great selection and quirky, knowledgeable staff. Also, they support the local costume/party community with special promos & events for those in the know.

Twenty Sided Store is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

56. Twenty Sided Store

9.4
362 Grand St (at Marcy St), Brooklyn, NY
Toy / Game Store · Williamsburg · 14 tips and reviews

BlackStar StudiosBlackStar Studios: Super convenient for the Brooklyn based! If you are in Williamsburg and game, you owe it to yourself to stop in. Ask for Pathfinder stuff and ask for local Brooklyn based publishers!

57. Space Shuttle Enterprise

New York, NY
Moving Target · Central Harlem · No tips or reviews
HOPE Number Nine is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

58. HOPE Number Nine

7 Avenue A, New York, NY
Convention Center · Chelsea · 2 tips and reviews

Bunni3 B.Bunni3 Burn: Best hacker con....ever.

World Maker Faire is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

59. World Maker Faire

47-01 111th St (at 44th Ave.), Corona, NY
Other Event · Flushing Meadows-Corona Park · 32 tips and reviews

O'Reilly MediaO'Reilly Media: The Smart Phone Application is a great tool to make your Maker Faire experience more fun and find more information about makers and sponsors. 'Read More' has link to the app for Android and iPhone. Read more.

Recurse Center is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

60. Recurse Center

455 Broadway (Grand St.), New York, NY
Building · SoHo · 1 tip
Bergen Street Comics is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

61. Bergen Street Comics

470 Bergen St (at Flatbush), Brooklyn, NY
Comic Shop · North Slope · 32 tips and reviews

iFanboyiFanboy: Check out the sweet original art on display in one of New York's best comic book stores.

Strand Bookstore is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

62. Strand Bookstore

9.6
828 Broadway (at E 12th St), New York, NY
Bookstore · Greenwich Village · 489 tips and reviews

RackedRacked: This over-80-year-old establishment houses thousands of discounted new and used titles, rare books, and hard-to-find art and photography books. A total classic. [Racked 38 Member] Read more.

Hive at 55 is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

63. Hive at 55

7.2
55 Broad St, Fl 13 (at Beaver St), New York, NY
Coworking Space · Financial District · 14 tips and reviews

Brian D.Brian DiFeo: work out of the hive and join a great community of independent professionals!

Alpha One Labs is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

64. Alpha One Labs

657 Meeker Ave (Kingsland), Brooklyn, NY
College Lab · Williamsburg · 4 tips and reviews

David H.David Huerta: Tweet @alphaonelabs to hear a robot voice speak your tweet!

65. New Work City

200 Varick St Rm 507B (Houston St), New York, NY
Event Space · Hudson Square · 4 tips and reviews

drron S.drron Suarez: Best co-working in Manhattan - with really smart, friendly members Read more.

OpenPlans is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

66. OpenPlans

148 Lafayette St (btw Grand & Howard), New York, NY
Building · SoHo · 2 tips and reviews

noel h.noel hidalgo: raid the fridge, it's always full of beer

Action Burger is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

67. Action Burger

7.7
292 Graham Ave (btwn Ainslie St & Powers St), Brooklyn, NY
Burger Joint · East Williamsburg · 19 tips and reviews

Noah P.Noah Pryor: Burgers are delicious, free arcade!

Gotham City Lounge is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

68. Gotham City Lounge

7.9
1293 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Dive Bar · Bushwick · 37 tips and reviews

Brett S.Brett Saxon: Best bar on the southside of Bushwick!

Tumblr HQ is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

69. Tumblr HQ

35 E 21st St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Office · Flatiron District · 32 tips and reviews
tardis is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

70. tardis

All Of Time And Space, New York, NY
Moving Target · North Slope · 1 tip
Gallery 69 is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

71. Gallery 69

69 Leonard St, New York, NY
Art Gallery · Tribeca · 1 tip
Hope is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

72. Hope

New York, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Turtle Bay · No tips or reviews
HOPE X is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

73. HOPE X

401 7th Ave, New York, NY
Conference · Chelsea · No tips or reviews
Anime Castle is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

74. Anime Castle

7.0
35-32 Union Sq W (Northern Boulevard), New York, NY
Toy / Game Store · Flushing · 1 tip

75. ToyQube

3706 Prince St, Flushing, NY
Toy / Game Store · Downtown Flushing · 3 tips and reviews
Two-Bits Retro Arcade is one of Ultimate NYC Nerd List.

76. Two-Bits Retro Arcade

8.4
153 Essex St (at Stanton St), New York, NY
Arcade · Lower East Side · 91 tips and reviews