1.Head south on Broadway toward W 46th St105 ft
2.Turn left at W 46th St0.6 mi
3.Turn right at Park Ave Destination will be on the left
Afterwards hail a taxi and head over to 46 Eldridge St(between Canal and Hester Sts) for a two hour $1 eating walk in Chinatown, and hunt for a Hermes’ replica in orange.
Battle Michelle’s allergies with remedies from Chinatown’s herbalists.The delights of spring are less delightful when your head feels like it’s about to explode. Combat seasonal allergies with herbal concoctions from Fishion Herb Center (107 Mott St between Canal and Hester Sts, 212-966-8771), where they’ll assess your ailments and recommend a customized herbal regimen. Or hit up Lin Sister Herb Shop (4 Bowery at Doyers St, 212-962-5417, linsister.com), whose founder cured her own poison ivy with honeysuckle she picked and then boiled into tea. After a consultation, she’ll size you up and send you packing with the ultimate herbal fix. Read more @ New York Time Out
It’s still Wednesday! Back to the hotel for a short rest and get ready for a 8PM performance of Green Day’s American Idiot on Broadway.
St. James Theatre @ 8 PM
246 West 44th Street (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
Thursday: BMF leaving way too soon 🙁 , but it is springtime in New York so let’s head to Central Park and drown our sorrows, or stalk some celebrities.
Friday: Soho shopping
Leave the hotel at 8:45 AM and head to the meatpacking district via subway for champagne brunch in Paradou‘s hidden garden.
250 West 49 Street, 2nd Floor
Between 8th Ave. and Broadway
Have brunch outdoors
Spend your weekend mornings people-watching and perfecting your accent of choice at Euro haven Extra Virgin or cute French eatery Gascogne. Scenesters can take advantage of late-night spot The Park’s sprawling outdoor garden and souped-up classics like the ricotta pancakes with orange mascarpone marmalade. For a more mellow scene, head to East Village favorite Back Forty, where the wait for brunch in the garden is a breeze compared with the cutthroat dinner competition. Read more in our guide to the best outdoor brunches.
Ride the Staten Island Ferry
During this commuter barge’s 25-minute crossing, you get superb panoramas of lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. Boats leave South Ferry at Battery Park every 30 minutes. Battery Park, South St at Whitehall St (718-727-2508, siferry.com)
Take the East Village Rock ‘n’ Punk tour
It seems like every musical genre has been shaped in some way by the streets of NYC (or, at least, music critic Tony Fletcher thinks so), but few scenes capture the imagination quite like the gritty, party-hard era of punk rock. To learn more about the days when Joey Ramone played CBGB and the Bowery was littered with syringes, join the East Village Rock ‘n’ Punk Walking Tour. Rock historian Bobby leads the way, offering insight into the neighborhood’s musical history and pointing out spots like the St. Marks Hotel, Iggy Pop’s former apartment and more. Reservations are required. Meeting location provided upon purchase of tickets (zerve.com/RockJunket/EVillage).