Screen Tours

Guides take groups on an “as ‘scene’ in” New York tour to the set locations of popular Big Apple- based TV shows, such as Law & Order, and films, such as Spider-Man and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Times/prices/locations vary. 212.209.3370.

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

Shake and Bake: Love’s Labour’s Lost

(Previews begin Oct. 2, 2018, opens Oct. 13, 2018, tickets on sale thru Jan. 9, 2019)

(2 hrs)

Shakespeare’s comedy is performed in the round for 50 people per night, who enjoy an eight-course tasting menu (with wine pairings) prepared in full view during the performance. The plot revolves around a group of men who swear off sleep, food and women in order to concentrate on their studies. The daughter of the king of Navarre and her ladies will, of course, have none of this nonsense and plan to outsmart the men.

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. 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.

Smokey Joe’s Cafe

(Previews began July 6, 2018, opened July 22, 2018)

(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission)

The revival of the long-running revue is a tribute to the staying power of the songs written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. A cast of nine, directed and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse, perform more than 30 Leiber and Stoller classics, from “Hound Dog” to “Jailhouse Rock” to “Stand by Me” to “On Broadway.”

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

Tickets: $49-$109

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.


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