If your parents are anything like our parents they are beautiful loving people.

They are beautiful loving people who have a few opinions on what makes a good restaurant, coffee shop, outfit, haircut…..the list goes on. When your parents or in laws are in town and you’re looking for an enjoyable evening out in the city that everyone will enjoy check our one of the following guides curated by local New Yorkers who’ve been there.

Get some inspiration from guides curated by locals, make the outing your own and enjoy a great day or evening out with ‘the parents’!

Checkout the below guides of the best things to do with “the parents” in New York City . . .

 

WHEN IN TRIBECA

The perfect night out in Tribeca amongst locals and celebrities alike combining sophisticated cocktails and an elegant but casual dinner . . .

 
BY sam

BY sam

FROM OVERTURE TO CURTAIN CALL

Making sure that any Broadway evening includes a great place to grab dinner as well as a drink afterward is my top priority . . .

 
by renata

by renata

THE GRAMERCY BRUNCH

Maialino is one of those spots that leaves you wondering how you are going to be able to eat anywhere else . . .

 
by Perry

by Perry


 

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KIDS DAY OUT IN FLATIRON

Whether you’re a local or just visiting there’s tons of great shops, parks, restaurants and museums to explore . . .

 
by arya

by arya

BEST OF LINCOLN CENTER FOR FREE

Friends and family visiting from out of town are often looking for recommendations on the best shows to attend apart from the typical Broadway shows . . .

 
by emily

by emily

CRONUTS AND COUTURE IN SOHO

No trip or outing in New York is complete without three essentials; coffee, pastries and shopping . . .

 
by renata

by renata


TENNIS AND MAC ON THE HUDSON

Whether it’s a day date or a family outing, head to Hudson River Park for a little tennis followed by a stop at Westville for their famous smoky mac and cheese . . .

 
by Amaia

by Amaia

TASTE THE UPPER EAST HIGH LIFE

When I’m in the mood to rub elbows with celebrities and take in some exquisite window shopping, I head to the Upper East Side for lunch and shopping . . .

 
by lucia

by lucia

SATURDAY IN NOHO

Enjoy a delicious brunch at a bright and airy French brasserie and then take in some local art in the trendy NoHo neighborhood . . .

 
by arya

by arya


FAMILY OUTING IN MEATPACKING

The Meatpacking district is a few blocks tucked along the Hudson River west of even the West Village. The High Line and the Whitney Museum . . .

 
by Jeanette

by Jeanette

TRUFFLE WISHES & RAVIOLI DREAMS

Babbo is a special place. From the food to the ambience it’s always a night to remember . . .

 
by Lucia

by Lucia

FEELING LIKE A TEN

When you’re feeling like a ten and looking to have a special night out this guide brings together some of the best bubbly, steaks and views in Midtown . . .

 
by lucia

by lucia


 

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Love love love this! I had never been to NYC before but knew that I wanted to see some local spots in the village. I have already recommended several freinds check it out on their next visit!
— Victor