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NYC family evenings??

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NYC family evenings??

We are traveling to NYC with our 15 year old daughter at the end of March staying in the Hells Kitchen area. we have our days planned with sight seeing etc but are unsure of what to do on an evening when we'd normally go to a bar/restuarant.

Any suggestions ??

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1. Re: NYC family evenings??

Sure go to a bar or a restaurant---- there are 23,000 in NYC and most of them will allow your daughter in if that is your question.... there are some where you need to be 21 but they tend to be drinks only---- just go for it and if denied entry just go to the next place.

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2. Re: NYC family evenings??

I've travelled in NY with a young teen and a pre-teen. We would try to get back to our hotel around 4:30 or 5, have a snack and a rest and head out to dinner around 7:00 or 7:30.

One night each visit we saw a play. One time when we were exhausted, we got take-out sandwiches from a deli near our hotel for the adults, pizza for the kids from the place next door to the deli and we ordered up an in-room movie. (We were staying at the Eastgate so we had table and chairs for easy dining ... )

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3. Re: NYC family evenings??

Plays on and off Broadway, live music, a cruise, some of the museums are open on Fri. and/or Sat. nights, a concert, a movie, a comedy club (yes there are plenty that are ok for kids like National Comedy theater),

cafewha.com

is fun. A jazz club....

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4. Re: NYC family evenings??

National Comedy Theater

As was said, Off-Broadway shows are often cheaper and less crowded than more popualr shows.

playbill.com/events/…

I agree, evening hours at museums are also really fun and lively.

newyorkology.com/archives/2012/02/free_museu…

Also check High Five Tix, discount tickets for teens and their adults.

http://www.highfivetix.org/flash.html

If the weather is nice, take a night-time FREE ride on the Staten Island Ferry. it was one of my fave cheap things to do as a teenager.

How about riding The Roosevelt Island Tram?

Or, just wander around Times Square.

Edited: 12 March 2012, 21:20
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5. Re: NYC family evenings??

Wandering around a neighborhood is a good idea (like Greenwich Village or Soho) but I don't get wandering around Times Square.

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6. Re: NYC family evenings??

Why in the world couldn't you go to a restaurant with a 15 year old girl?

Doesn't she have to eat, too?

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7. Re: NYC family evenings??

Hell's Kitchen is a VERY large area...but we are supposing that you mean the northern reaches, and if so, how about some evening entertainment at Lincoln Center? Here is the calendar:

www.lincolncenter.org/search_results.asp

CH

Edited: 12 March 2012, 23:10
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8. Re: NYC family evenings??

GWB- I think that all this talk from some regulars about no kids in bars has scared off a lot of people but as you and I know there are kids everywhere where you can get food. OP I would head to 9th avenue in the 50's there are lots of moderately priced places there and kids will be welcomed. Just don't let daughter dear try to sample any of your booze. That is a no no

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9. Re: NYC family evenings??

Bars, restaurants, SURE! There are plenty!

The most? Go to a Broadway show!!! That's a "true" NY evening!!!

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10. Re: NYC family evenings??

If it stays warm, you might want to do a walk on the High Line. It's a great way to spend an early evening. At dusk you can see across the Hudson and there's great people watching. Find a restaurant nearby for dinner.

Pam

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