My to-do New York
High Line is one of My to-do New York.

1. High Line

9.6
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1254 tips and reviews

DensDens: Walk the whole thing (sunset = best). If its night time, look for the exhibitionists Doing Their Thing in the windows of the Standard Hotel. Sit in sunken mini-theater (you'll know it when you see it)

Upstate Craft Beer and Oyster Bar is one of My to-do New York.

2. Upstate Craft Beer and Oyster Bar

9.5
95 1st Ave (at 6th St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · East Village · 189 tips and reviews

DensDens: Best grilled salmon, best scallops, best oysters to be found in the East Village. Killer $12 oysters & beers happy hour too. Nothing on the menu disappoints.

Desnuda is one of My to-do New York.

3. Desnuda

8.7
122 E 7th St (at Avenue A), New York, NY
Wine Bar · East Village · 83 tips and reviews

DensDens: Tuna ceviche (which is really more like tuna tar-tar) is awesome. Skip The salmon/mango ceviche & the Gravity Bong Oysters are gimmicky. But I'll be back to work my way thru ceviche menu.

Shake Shack is one of My to-do New York.

4. Shake Shack

9.4
11 Madison Ave (at E 23rd St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · NoMad · 1112 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Home of NYC's most popular cheap burger. Get a Shack Burger single ($4.25) or double ($7.25) & fries ($2.75). Wait on line – it’s worth it! Read more.

Mother's Ruin is one of My to-do New York.

5. Mother's Ruin

9.2
18 Spring St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · NoLita · 247 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the fried chickpeas, tossed with a savory mix of salt, cayenne pepper and pungent garam masala. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Union Square Greenmarket is one of My to-do New York.

6. Union Square Greenmarket

9.6
1 Union Sq W (btwn 15th & 17th St), New York, NY
Farmers Market · Union Square · 396 tips and reviews
Union Square Greenmarket is one of My to-do New York.

7. Union Square Greenmarket

9.6
1 Union Sq W (btwn 15th & 17th St), New York, NY
Farmers Market · Union Square · 396 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Union Square Partnership, along with Big Onion Walking Tours offers a free, 90-minute walking tour Saturdays at 2PM. Meet at the Abraham Lincoln Statue along the 16th Street transverse!

92nd Street Y is one of My to-do New York.

8. 92nd Street Y

9.2
1395 Lexington Ave (at E 92nd St), New York, NY
Community Center · Upper East Side · 59 tips and reviews

MashableMashable: The 92Y brings in dozens of prominent speakers, including many famous authors and poets, to speak throughout the year. Tickets are only $10 if you're under 35. - Lauren Indvik Read more.

UNIQLO is one of My to-do New York.

9. UNIQLO

8.8
546 Broadway (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Clothing Store · SoHo · 250 tips and reviews

Julianne G.Julianne G: Busy complaining how your clothes don't fit? They hem your pants for you! For FREE! Go!

Café Habana is one of My to-do New York.

10. Café Habana

9.3
17 Prince St (at Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Cuban Restaurant · NoLita · 547 tips and reviews
Maison Premiere is one of My to-do New York.

11. Maison Premiere

9.5
298 Bedford Ave (btwn S 1st & Grand St), Brooklyn, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Williamsburg · 358 tips and reviews
230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge is one of My to-do New York.

12. 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge

8.8
230 5th Ave (btwn W 26th & W 27th St), New York, NY
Lounge · NoMad · 585 tips and reviews

13. Eataly NYC

9.5
200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY
Gourmet Shop · NoMad · 1282 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Pick up provisions for a home-cooked Italian meal at Mario Batali’s massive retail-restaurant complex. You can also choose from one of six on-site eateries. Read more.

Prune is one of My to-do New York.

14. Prune

9.1
54 E 1st St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · East Village · 255 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: Go to Prune for brunch at 9:45 to beat the crowds. Order the prune juice, coffee, a bloody mary, and the deep-fried monte cristo sandwich or the Dutch pancake.

McNally Jackson Books is one of My to-do New York.

15. McNally Jackson Books

9.5
52 Prince St (btwn Lafayette & Mulberry St), New York, NY
Bookstore · NoLita · 280 tips and reviews

HuffPostHuffPost: Our neighborhood bookstore has a great selection, friendly staff and a lovely cafe.

Rafael's Barbershop is one of My to-do New York.

16. Rafael's Barbershop

8.9
159 1st Ave (btwn 9th & 10th St), New York, NY
Salon / Barbershop · East Village · 22 tips and reviews

17. New Museum

8.6
235 Bowery (btwn Stanton & Rivington St.), New York, NY
Art Museum · Lower East Side · 179 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Be prepared to wait in line after line for each exhibit in this beautiful and modern gallery. Check out the view from the rooftop. Free admission every Thursday from 7-9pm.

BODIES...The Exhibition is one of My to-do New York.

18. BODIES...The Exhibition

11 Fulton St (South Street Seaport at Pier 17), New York, NY
Science Museum · Financial District · 83 tips and reviews
Carolines on Broadway is one of My to-do New York.

19. Carolines on Broadway

8.3
1626 Broadway (btwn 49th & 50th St), New York, NY
Comedy Club · Theater District · 61 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best small venue for checking out headlining comics has seen Dave Chappelle, Susie Essman, Tracy Morgan and others grace its stage. Read more.

Fat Buddha is one of My to-do New York.

20. Fat Buddha

7.5
212 Avenue A (at E 13th St), New York, NY
Bar · East Village · 83 tips and reviews
Barnyard is one of My to-do New York.

21. Barnyard

9.5
149 Avenue C (btwn E 9th & E 10th St), New York, NY
Cheese Shop · Alphabet City · 75 tips and reviews

Michael W.Michael Wilhelm: Kevin and Alex are super helpful. I have never gone home with a cheese I didn't like.

Baohaus is one of My to-do New York.

22. Baohaus

8.9
238 E 14th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Taiwanese Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 255 tips and reviews

Bin Y.Bin Yang: Try everything! The chairman bao has such tender meat and the oyster bao has a huge juicy oyster which is just amazing

Vanessa's Dumpling House is one of My to-do New York.

23. Vanessa's Dumpling House

9.2
118 Eldridge St (btwn Broome & Grand St), New York, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Lower East Side · 321 tips and reviews

Simon B.Simon Biswas: Real hard to get a seat. Have one person get in line and order while the other snags a place to sit. Teamwork.

Vanessa's Dumpling House is one of My to-do New York.

24. Vanessa's Dumpling House

9.2
118 Eldridge St (btwn Broome & Grand St), New York, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Lower East Side · 321 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: For $5 or less, fill up on some of NYC’s greatest cheap dumplings. Try the sesame pancakes for $.50 each and get 3 pork fried buns for $1. Read more.

Century 21 Department Store is one of My to-do New York.

25. Century 21 Department Store

8.0
22 Cortlandt St (btwn Church & Broadway), New York, NY
Department Store · Financial District · 418 tips and reviews
J.G. Melon is one of My to-do New York.

26. J.G. Melon

9.1
1291 3rd Ave (at E 74th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Upper East Side · 357 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: You must try the burger ($9.75). It's griddled and features "juicy and flavorful loosely packed patties on simple toasted white buns." Read more.

Zabar's is one of My to-do New York.

27. Zabar's

9.1
2245 Broadway (at W 80th St), New York, NY
Food & Drink Shop · Upper West Side · 175 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Known for its bagels, smoked fish, and cheeses, this traditional Jewish specialty food store in the Upper West Side is a local favorite. It can get crowded though so get there early!

Film Forum is one of My to-do New York.

28. Film Forum

9.3
209 W Houston St (btwn 6th & Varick), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Hudson Square · 64 tips and reviews

The Criterion CollectionThe Criterion Collection: The only arthouse cinema in New York whose banana bread is endorsed by postmodern luminary Jacques Derrida. Read more.

Grounded is one of My to-do New York.

29. Grounded

9.0
28 Jane St (btwn W 4th St & Greenwich Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · West Village · 241 tips and reviews
Prosperity Dumpling is one of My to-do New York.

30. Prosperity Dumpling

46 Eldridge St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Chinatown · 265 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Go here for deliciously cheap fried pork & chive dumplings - 5 for $1. Buy a frozen bag to take home – 50 dumplings for $8. Cash only.

Boqueria is one of My to-do New York.

31. Boqueria

9.4
53 W 19th St (at 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Flatiron District · 232 tips and reviews
92YTribeca is one of My to-do New York.

32. 92YTribeca

200 Hudson St (at Canal St.), New York, NY
General Entertainment · Tribeca · 56 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Together with the 92nd Street Y, this is the best place in NYC to see a not-boring lecture. Events here are typically quirkier and cheaper then uptown and often include a beer. Read more.

DreamIt Ventures Summer 2012 is one of My to-do New York.

33. DreamIt Ventures Summer 2012

330 W 38th St Rm 300, New York, NY
Tech Startup · Garment District · 2 tips and reviews
Sugar Sweet Sunshine is one of My to-do New York.

34. Sugar Sweet Sunshine

9.1
126 Rivington St (btwn Essex & Norfolk), New York, NY
Cupcake Shop · Lower East Side · 235 tips and reviews

MetromixMetromix: Our Readers' Choice WINNER for Best Cupcakes. They create a '60s retro vibe for those sugar lovers who crave red velvet cupcakes. At $1.50 per cake, you can buy two and take it easy on your wallet. Read more.

Grand Central Oyster Bar is one of My to-do New York.

35. Grand Central Oyster Bar

8.7
89 E 42nd St (Grand Central Terminal), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Midtown East · 329 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Sit at their meandering lunch counter and get some raw oysters that start at $1.95. Their menu changes daily, so stop in and check out the catch of the day from both coasts. Read more.

Upstate Craft Beer and Oyster Bar is one of My to-do New York.

36. Upstate Craft Beer and Oyster Bar

9.5
95 1st Ave (at 6th St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · East Village · 189 tips and reviews

derkins s.derkins s: $12 for a craft beer & six oysters from 5-7 pm every day

Barbone is one of My to-do New York.

37. Barbone

7.9
186 Avenue B (btwn E 11th & 12th), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Alphabet City · 34 tips and reviews
Little Cupcake Bakeshop is one of My to-do New York.

38. Little Cupcake Bakeshop

8.7
30 Prince St (at Mott St), New York, NY
Cupcake Shop · NoLita · 281 tips and reviews

Gansevoort Hotel GroupGansevoort Hotel Group: A must try cupcake shop. Our favorites are the red velvet, the carrot and the "mott" street (a tiramisu inspired cupcake) which can all be washed down with some fantastic Illy coffee!

Penelope is one of My to-do New York.

39. Penelope

8.8
159 Lexington Ave (at E 30th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Rose Hill · 377 tips and reviews
Ninth Ward is one of My to-do New York.

40. Ninth Ward

180 2nd Ave (btwn E 11th & E 12th St), New York, NY
Bar · East Village · 143 tips and reviews

Nina Y.Nina Yiamsamatha: Order an Abita + a french dip and you're ready to go. Sit on the back patio if you can.

Alewife NYC is one of My to-do New York.

41. Alewife NYC

9.0
5-14 51st Ave (btwn 5th St & Vernon Ave), Queens, NY
Gastropub · Hunters Point · 99 tips and reviews

Jon S.Jon Steinback: get the tacos! 3 for $9! the shrimp ones are the best.

Five Guys is one of My to-do New York.

42. Five Guys

7.1
2847 Broadway, New York, NY
Burger Joint · Morningside Heights · 34 tips and reviews

R D.R D: Amazing burgers. Better than Shake Shack. Everyone saying its expensive must be a college student.

Hatsuhana is one of My to-do New York.

43. Hatsuhana

9.0
17 E 48th St (btwn 5th and Madison Ave.), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Midtown East · 82 tips and reviews

DensDens: Omakase from the downstairs sushi bar is amazing. Don't leave without trying the hand rolls (go spicy tuna!). I was also digging the salmon-meets-blowtorch sushi. Ask for fresh wasabi too.

Opening Ceremony is one of My to-do New York.

44. Opening Ceremony

9.1
35 Howard St (btwn Broadway & Crosby St), New York, NY
Boutique · SoHo · 64 tips and reviews

45. Atlas Cafe

7.9
73 2nd Ave (btwn 4th & 5th St), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · East Village · 78 tips and reviews

Tim M.Tim Melideo: Tuesday is their delivery day for Vegan Treats. Go in the evening and get FRESH treats!

Bobwhite Counter is one of My to-do New York.

46. Bobwhite Counter

9.5
94 Avenue C (btwn E 6th & E 7th St), New York, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Alphabet City · 208 tips and reviews
Ninth Street Espresso is one of My to-do New York.

47. Ninth Street Espresso

8.9
341 E 10th St (at Ave B), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Alphabet City · 115 tips and reviews
Café Gitane is one of My to-do New York.

48. Café Gitane

9.1
242 Mott St (at Prince St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · NoLita · 267 tips and reviews
Ootoya is one of My to-do New York.

49. Ootoya

9.4
8 W 18th St (btwn 5th Ave & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Union Square · 209 tips and reviews

Gary C.Gary Chou: It is all about the hanabi don. You're welcome.

La Colombe Torrefaction is one of My to-do New York.

50. La Colombe Torrefaction

9.3
270 Lafayette St (btwn Prince & W Houston St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · SoHo · 373 tips and reviews
Café Select is one of My to-do New York.

51. Café Select

8.8
212 Lafayette St (at Kenmare St), New York, NY
Swiss Restaurant · SoHo · 231 tips and reviews
Spring Lounge is one of My to-do New York.

52. Spring Lounge

8.1
48 Spring St (at Mulberry St), New York, NY
Bar · NoLita · 115 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: the 90+ year-old SoHo institution cracks its first beer (mostly American, 12 on tap, 18 by the bottle) at 8 am every day except Sunday, when the Lord is honored with a noon opening & free bagels. Read more.

Lobster Place is one of My to-do New York.

53. Lobster Place

9.4
75 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Chelsea · 301 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Sick of sucky pre-packed sushi? Say thank-you to the Lobster Place. Their Sushi and Nigiri combo is the answer to your sushi-loving prayers!

Dean Street is one of My to-do New York.

54. Dean Street

8.5
755 Dean St (at Underhill Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Prospect Heights · 96 tips and reviews
Yuca Bar & Restaurant is one of My to-do New York.

55. Yuca Bar & Restaurant

8.8
111 Avenue A (at E 7th St), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · East Village · 221 tips and reviews
Barneys New York is one of My to-do New York.

56. Barneys New York

9.1
660 Madison Ave (btwn 60th & 61st St), New York, NY
Department Store · Upper East Side · 217 tips and reviews
Aurora is one of My to-do New York.

57. Aurora

8.8
510 Broome St (btw W Broadway & Thompson), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · SoHo · 71 tips and reviews
Becco is one of My to-do New York.

58. Becco

8.7
355 W 46th St (at 9th Ave), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 172 tips and reviews
Roberta's Pizza is one of My to-do New York.

59. Roberta's Pizza

9.5
261 Moore St (at Bogart St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 678 tips and reviews
L'Apicio is one of My to-do New York.

60. L'Apicio

8.9
13 E 1st St (btwn Bowery & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · East Village · 114 tips and reviews
Dominique Ansel Bakery is one of My to-do New York.

61. Dominique Ansel Bakery

9.0
189 Spring St (btwn Sullivan & Thompson St), New York, NY
Bakery · SoHo · 565 tips and reviews

Anthony D.Anthony De Rosa: The roast pork club is ridiculously good.

Juice Generation is one of My to-do New York.

62. Juice Generation

8.8
69 Prince St (at Crosby St), New York, NY
Juice Bar · SoHo · 97 tips and reviews

Nina Y.Nina Yiamsamatha: Feel a cold coming on? Paranoid about your sick coworkers? Lemon lozenge with extra ginger and immunity should do the trick.

The Tippler is one of My to-do New York.

63. The Tippler

8.6
425 W 15th St (btwn 9th & 10th Ave), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Chelsea · 216 tips and reviews
The Ginger Man is one of My to-do New York.

64. The Ginger Man

8.8
11 E 36th St (btwn Madison & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Bar · Garment District · 290 tips and reviews