Activities

Sex and the City Hotspots Tour

Groups of girlfriends flock to this three-and-a-half-hour tour based on the popular TV series. Locations seen include trendy Meatpacking District hot spots, Aidan’s bar, the SoHo gallery where Charlotte worked and Magnolia Bakery. $44. Daily 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. For meeting points, call

Shape Up NYC

Whether you are visiting the city, or are a native New Yorker, whether you are a fitness Ninja warrior, or sweat with fear just thinking about trying a kettle bell class, you can burn calories  (at your own pace and level) and feel great doing it at a free exercise class, courtesy of the city’s Shape Up NYC program.

Shark Speedboat Thrill Ride

Up to 135 guests experience the excitement of the city on this 30-minute ride. All passengers must be at least 40 inches tall. May: Sat & Sun hourly departures noon-dusk. Jun: Daily hourly departures noon-5 p.m. Jul-Aug: Daily hourly, noon-7 p.m.. Sept: Sat & Sun hourly departures noon-dusk. Oct.-Apr.: no sails, weather permitting. $24 adults, $22 seniors, $17 children ages 3-12. www.nywatertaxi.com. Cruises depart from Pier 16, South Street Seaport, btw Fulton & South sts.,

Shop Gotham

Daily trips through Manhattan’s fashionable neighborhoods, including SoHo, NoLIta and the Garment District, allow participants to experience a nontraditional shopping excursion and discover the area’s mercantile history. Times/prices vary.

Shop NYC Tours

Fashion conscious tour guides take shoppers to boutiques and retail venues via strolling, subway or limo, offering up to 20 percent off at select “insider” stores. $34-$49. Times/locations vary. 800.619.2795.

Sincerely, Oscar

(Previews begin March 27, 2019, opens April 4, 2019, tickets on sale thru June 30, 2019)

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

The new musical celebrates one of Broadway’s greatest lyricists, Oscar Hammerstein II, in his own words using 30 of his songs from shows such as “Show Boat,” “South Pacific,” “The Sound of Music” and more.

Schedule: W & Th 2 & 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $89-$125

Spanish Harlem Walking Tour

Visitors discover one of New York City’s best-kept secrets: Spanish Harlem, including the evolution of salsa music as they visit influential sights associated with Tito Puente, Machito Grillo, Marc Anthony and more. Tues & Thurs 2-4 p.m. $25. Tours depart from

Spelunk NYC

True explorers and adventurers join founder, Geoff Grandberg, in a unique five-hour tour that unearths rare and abandoned NYC locales ranging from 80 to over 200 years old, including WWII bunkers, a submarine, Cold War-era hangers and rail houses. Thurs, Sat & Sun 10 a.m. $90 per person, $250 flat rate for fewer than three people. Ticket price includes transportation to all sites, including pickup at the start of tour in Union Square. 646.509.0991.

SPiN New York

This 13,000-square-foot table tennis club is backed by actress Susan Sarandon and features a lounge, pro shop, bar, restaurant and private room. Visitors can sign up for private and group lessons with internationally known coaches and players.

Hours: M-Tu 11 am-midnight, W 11 am-1 am, Th-Sa 11 am-2 am, Su 11 am-10 pm

Cost: Before 5 pm: $19 for 30 mins; after 5 pm: $29 for 30 mins

Spyscape

The interactive experience includes a museum of spy artifacts, such as an original Enigma machine from WWII, and immersive spy challenges, such as encryption, deception, surveillance, hacking and special ops. Through testing their spy skills (risk-tolerance, brainpower and personality), visitors are assessed as to which spy role best suits them, from agent handler to cryptologist to intelligence analyst to spymaster. 

A typical visit lasts approximately 1.5-2 hrs, and is recommended for adults and teens.

Open: M-F 10 am-9 pm, Sa & Su 9 am-9 pm, last entry 7:30 pm

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