The Tribeca Grill
The Tribeca Grill, as the name implies, is located in the beautiful, but often forgotten...
Tribeca is still relatively unknown to New York City tourists and is not on everyone’s must-see list. Many are unaware of this charming district. When people usually hear of Tribeca, what often comes to mind is the “Tribeca Film Festival.” In this insider guide, we’ll help you recommend certain places that you should visit. There are a lot of things to do in Tribeca and we’re here to guide you in the right direction.
The best way to get to Tribeca is by using the subway. There are numerous subway stations in the district so getting to Tribeca is pretty easy. You can take thetrain to Canal Street, Franklin Street, or Chambers Street. You can also take the , , and lines up to Canal Street. Another option is taking the train to Canal Street.
There are a lot of things to do in Tribeca. We realize that some people don’t have a lot of time to see the whole neighborhood. With that being said, we have compiled our top 5 things to do in Tribeca so you know exactly where to go. Later on in the guide, we’ll let you know of other places and attractions that you can check out.
Here are some more things that you can explore in Tribeca if you have more time. First off, we’ll start with food and drinks.
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Looking at the old industrial buildings and the cobblestone streets, it is hard to believe that this is one of the most popular neighborhoods for New York families. It’s also one of the most expensive neighborhoods in the city as well. In the past, it was mainly a home to the textile industry. It’s very similar to SoHo. Once the industry started to retreat in the 1970s, artists and creatives started to flock to Tribeca. Over the years, Tribeca has become a hotspot among New York’s wealthy and celebrities.
Movie freaks and fans of the classic Ghostbusters, if you’re ever in Tribeca, you have to visit the fire station that was featured in the movie Ghostbusters. It’s an iconic location and even has the Ghostbusters logo on the sidewalk. “Who you gonna call?” (Address: 14 N Moore St.)
This is a unique concept. Grab a drink (or drinks) and read a book. Brandy Library provides awesome cocktails and plenty of bar food. It also has an extensive library of books about wine and spirits. It’s a cool spot that’s definitely worth to check out. (Address: 25 N Moore St, New York, NY 10013)
During warm weather days, Tribeca is flocking with locals and activities. One of the things to do in Tribeca is to go check out Pier 25. It’s great for children since there is a new playground and is hooked up with play equipment. There’s also an 18-hole miniature golf course as well. This part of Tribeca can get quite busy over the summer.
Escape rooms are a thing here in NYC. You and a group of people (your friends) are trapped in a themed room and are given clues. Your main objective is to escape the room relying on the clues given to you. We’ve heard of people escaping rooms in a matter of minutes to a long period of time. It’s a great activity for kids and an awesome experience. We highly recommend this. (Address: 79 Leonard St.)
It’s a low-key attraction and is one of the things to do in Tribeca. The place is located in an unmarked building and is very discreet. So what exactly is Dream House? It’s an art museum. But in this art museum, people are invited to come in, relax and enjoy the different lights and incense in the building. There’s lasers and can be trippy. Definitely go check it out. (Address: 275 Church St, New York, NY 10013)
One of the New York’s popular grocery store is Whole Foods Supermarket (270 Greenwich Street). Whole Foods focuses on fresh, high-quality product. There’s various organic products as well. It can get quite expensive, but that’s just how it is in NYC. In the same building you will find the Bed, Bath & Beyond Store which is a home improvement store. It’s a popular widespread chain in the US, just like Whole Foods.
58 Waren Street is home to probably the most unusual bookstore in Manhattan. The Mysterious Bookshop mainly sells crime books, thriller and horror stories. Most of the product their is about murders, blood and their investigations. It’s different, special and really worthwhile.
Boutiques and many other smaller shops are typical for Tribeca. H&M, Zara and other retail chains are not really popular here. It’s what makes Tribeca exclusive. Our tip – keep your eyes open during your stroll. You will always find sweet, creative businesses and Tribeca is full of them.
One of things to do in Tribeca is to check out the art and museum scenes the neighborhood has to offer. The Tribeca Art Factory is an art gallery and combines art and events. It’s a great way to mingle and network with other professionals and creatives. Tribeca Art Factory is usually holds events on certain Fridays so make sure you check out their website for more information.
This museum was mentioned earlier in our Top 5 Things To Do in Tribeca. MmuseumM is uniquely curated to tell the story of modern society by just using objects. It’s very interesting and we think it’s a creative perspective on how to see the world. Visit their website here for more information.
This is for the kids. This museum introduces children and their families to art. They are able to create art with current working artists. The museum was founded in 1988. For more information please visit their website.
It’s one of the most expensive neighborhoods in all of Manhattan. Therefore, you’ll often find celebrities residing here or own property in this area. Hollywood actor, Robert De Niro even founded one of the most popular restaurants in Manhattan, Tribeca Grill. The area has a lot of history as well. Just take in the the old industrial buildings and the cobblestone streets. It’s a very rustic looking neighborhood and sometimes it is hard to believe that this is one of the most popular neighborhoods for New York families.
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You’re walking through the streets as you spot bearded men in flannel shirts in the distance. They are wearing sunglasses with thick black frames. The women next to them are wearing small, black hats that cover their autumn color hair, falling onto their leather jackets and ponchos. The group is drinking from Mason jars and eating sweet potato fries topped with truffle mayo served on wooden boards. What do you do?
You are using the front camera of your smartphone to ensure your mustache is twisted properly - or - your pastel colored clutch that you just snagged from a fancy pop-up store is hanging off your shoulder. You're happily walking toward the crowd.
You're curious about these people. You decide to observe them from a closer distance, as you wanted to head that way anyway.
You're not really in the mood for a circus, so you decide to turn around and go somewhere else.
You’re enjoying your day in New York. When your stomach starts rumbling, you decide to…
... get a quick snack to satisfy your hunger
... look for a top restaurant nearby to sit down and eat, because what could possibly make the day better than a great meal?
... ignore it! Time is too precious to spend at restaurants.
You’re strolling through a park and observe a family having a picnic. Immediately, the sight makes you..
... smile, because spending quality family time is the best thing in the world!
... think that you could really use a cold beer and a hot dog right now.
... laugh, because (thank God)- you're by yourself and don't need to take care of anybody. Instead you're free to do whatever you want!
For you, meeting fellow tourists in the most amazing places in the world is like…
... a bonfire at camp: the perfect opportunity to learn incredible stories.
... a night at a wild party followed by a nasty hangover. You can't have one without the other.
... a large glas of expired milk: simply the worst!
We say shopping, you say…
... Michael Kors meets Sex and the City
... drop a new item into the online cart and click "Order Now".
You and nightlife, that’s like…
... the cast of the Jersey Shore out first pumping.
... Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn in the Golden Havana Bar.
... two bears hibernating in their cave for the winter
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A masterpiece like this belongs into a museum, so everybody can enjoy it.
I would sell my last shirt to own one of Picasso's works.
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