The best place to have a picnic in New York City’s Central Park is Sheep Meadow.
Why you should listen to me: I’ve lived in New York City for over 11 years. During that time I have hosted dozens of picnics in the park. I’ve filmed videos about picnics.
Here is exactly where I like to host my picnics in Central Park:
Google Maps screenshot of Sheep Meadow. Scroll down for more images.
Today I went on a great food tour in Manhattan’s East Village.
- Airbnb Experiences: Discover Filipino Food in East Village
- Cost: $44 as of June 2019. This was a good value.
- Small group (maximum 6 people + 1 sharp tour guide).
- Generous portions of food over 2.5 hours.
Tour group, L-R: Me, Raf (tour guide), Nicole Ponseca (restaurant owner), Drew, Ryan, Andrea, Jaclyn, and Ciaee
Here are all the Equinox gyms that have a pool in Manhattan. I had a hard time finding this info online so I’m putting it here.
Updated last — June 2019 to add pool lengths section, Nov 2019: Greenwich pool closed for 6 months + photo of Hudson Yards Equinox pool. If this is interesting to you, add me on Instagram for more NYC stuff