Your 4-Step Guide To An Adventurous Day in East Midtown
In the city that never sleeps, possibilities are endless. Every day of the week, you have the opportunity to try out a restaurant you’ve never experienced, a boutique you’ve never shopped at, a street you’ve never crossed. The amusement never ceases, and neither should your curiosity.
Adventure-aficionados that we are, finding the next best hotspot in the city is by far our favorite past time. The choices are abundant and each change of season brings out a new set of thrilling opportunities. – especially in a summer as gorgeous as this one.
This weekend, inspired by the decorative arts, luxury lifestyle and vibrant NYC communities, we’ve decided to take a dip into the world of East Midtown Manhattan. From fine food and designer fashion to local art galleries and distinctive street performances, the local culture of this underrated yet vibrant neighborhood makes for an exhilarating summer adventure. Thanks to East Midtown Partnership, a local business improvement district working to enhance the quality of life in this evolving area, we’ve made a list of compelling ideas to help you discover the beauty of East Midtown under the sun.
1. For starters, sip on some chilled ramen at Hinata Ramen at 159 East 55th St.
Savory, flavorful and perfect for an energizing midday meal, this ramen is pure heaven.
2. Get some fresh air and rooftop views at The Kimberly Hotel at 145 E 50th St.
You can never go wrong with panoramic city views and refreshing summer drinks. Enjoy an early lunch Mojito and come back for a late night Old Fashioned – the ambiance in this rooftop paradise never disappoints.
3. Make your very own ice-cream at East Midtown’s newest and cutest ice-cream parlor, Cool Mess at 137 East 62nd St.
A summer adventure is not a summer adventure without an incredible and customizable ice cream from this hip spot.
4. Grab an Aussie-style Iced Latte from Australian café, Bluestone Lane at 805 3rd Ave.
After all that exploring you're sure to need a pick-me-up. Take a stroll to Bluestone Lane – best iced latte in town!
Invite us if you get lonely.