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Things to do on the Upper East Side

Upper East Side is bounded on the south by 59th Street, north by 96th Street, Central Park to the west, and the East River to the east. Lenox Hill, Carnegie Hill, and Yorkville are located in the neighborhood. 4,5,6, <6>, N, Q, and R trains serve the Upper East Side.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

It is one of the largest and most comprehensive art museums in the world. With over two million works of art spanning 5,000 years, the Met presents the best of human creativity from around the globe.

Cabinet of Curiosities

Unique gifts, rare minerals, taxidermy and objet are the specialties of this collector’s paradise.

Minetta Tavern

Won the battle of best artisan burger on the New York food scene with it’s infamous Black Label Burger.

Central Park Zoo

A pioneer in re-creating natural habitats in urban environments, the zoo houses polar bears, sea lions, monkeys and more, including red pandas and other endangered species.

Bemelmans Bar

Enjoying the illustrations on the wall and a perfectly made martini at this classic New York bar.

Barneys New York

Barneys set the standard for the cool, upscale department store, and it lives up to its reputation. Each floor feels like its own boutique, offering cutting-edge fashion, jewelry, cosmetics and home furnishings.