Stay Entertained: 15 Actually Fun Things To Do In New York City

Stay Entertained: 15 Actually Fun Things To Do In New York City

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What's fun to do in New York City? Here's a list of amazing things to do in the city. Go out and explore!

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    This is some of the most experimental artwork in the world. So when we need a serious shot in the arm of avant-garde, this is our go-to spot. There’s always something provocative on display. -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    The building makes a visit here worth it, even if you don’t dig the art. Also, the New Museum attracts a very radical crowd--a great way to connect with the surrounding Lower East Side community. -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    In the "Behind the Screen" exhibit, check out the Live TV Control Room installation, which takes you behind the scenes of a New York Mets TV broadcast on SNY. The director's concentration is amazing. -- Urban Oyster via Foursquare
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    16-lane bowling alley, 600-capacity performance venue with live music 7 nights a week. The food is by Blue Ribbon and the fried chicken is NOT to be missed! Home of Lebowski fest! The Dude Abides. -- Concert Ticket Agency via Foursquare
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    Feel free to punch anyone in the face who is talking LOUDLY over your favorite song/band. I mean, why the hell did you come here if all you want to do is have a conversation about inane crap? -- Christine Be via Foursquare
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    "Escape the bustling city & enjoy the largest metropolitan zoo in the U.S. with 600+ species. Check out the congo gorilla forest, butterfly garden, jungle world & the monkey house. Free on Wednesdays" -- City of New York via Foursquare
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    You need to come here if you're knowing NY! Only the brazilians does not looks nice (Ayrton Senna and Pelé). I think they saved the wax! -- Bruno Alves via Foursquare
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    Watch the sea lions get fed at 11:30am, 2pm and 4pm and penguins at 10:30am and 2:30pm. Then feed barnyard animals on your own at the Tisch Children’s Zoo. Powered by ParentsConnect.com -- Dora via Foursquare
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    FREE ACTIVITIES at Coney Island: Fireworks - every Friday night starting in June. Movies - Monday nights on the beach starting in July. Concerts - Thursday nights at 21st and Surf starting in July. -- Luna Park Coney Island via Foursquare
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    It’s small compared with other modern art museums in the city, but it really packs a punch thanks to top-notch collections. We generally come mid-week when it’s not so crowded. -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    Despite its hefty $20 ticket price, the museum attracted its highest-ever number of visitors, 3.09 million, during its 2010 fiscal year. "Monet's Water Lilies" was the most popular exhibit. -- The Wall Street Journal via Foursquare
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    Check out Julie Mehretu's exhibition, "Grey Area," her representation of post-war Berlin in which the dynamism of urban life confronts decay and change. It's open through October 6, 2010. -- The Wall Street Journal via Foursquare
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