Spring at Tisch: A Guide to New York City

Coin-operated binoculars at the top of the Empire State Building.

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New York City has so much to offer during the spring. From museum exhibits to musical theatre, there are lots of ways to leave campus and experience the city.

New York City by the Boroughs

Each borough also offers its own excitement: You've got the St. George Theatre on Staten Island, the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, the Bronx Zoo, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the Guggenheim in New York City, just to name a few. Click on the link for each borough and create your own itinerary.

Getting Around

Transportation in New York may be intimidating when you first arrive. Navigate the subway system and easily familiarize yourself with Greenwich Village and beyond with these resources:

Image of the exterior of the New York Public Library

The New York Public Library

NYU and NYC Spring Events

Free/Discounted Activities

Free Museum Access
Ticket Central

Mark Your Calendar

Time Out New York - Weekly Events Guide
New York Knicks & Brooklyn Nets 
Lunar New Year - February 10, 2024
New York Fashion Week - February 9 - 14, 2024
St. Patrick's Day - March 17, 2024
New York Yankees Opening Day - April 5, 2024
Five Boro Bike Tour - May 5, 2024

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