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18 Amazing Things In NYC That Will Give Your Friends FOMO

There’s a whole world outside your apartment to explore, so get out there and #SeeYourCity.

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1. Ice Cream Rolls at 10Below Ice Cream.

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Where: 136-17 39th Ave., Flushing, Queens + 10 Mott St., FiDi

What: There is ice cream, and then there are ice cream rolls. They are visually stunning, the toppings are 💯, and they taste 👏 so 👏 dang 👏 good.

2. Jazz Brunch at the Harlem Tavern.

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Where: 2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd., Harlem

What: Step up your brunch game at the Harlem hotspot. Vibe out to some great jazz music as you down your Bloody Mary and eggs Benedict.

3. Spectacular things at Tannen's Magic.

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Where: 45 W. 34th St., Herald Square

What: See some magic at NYC's oldest magic shop, founded in 1925. Whether you're looking to see a spectacle or collect some fun trinkets for yourself, Tannen's has it all.

4. Dazzling acrobatics at House Of Yes.

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Where: 2 Wyckoff Ave., Bushwick

What: If you want to dance yourself clean, immerse yourself in dazzling creativity and self-expression, and forget the outside world for a couple hours, then House Of Yes is your place. There is no shortage of concerts, themed nights, and burlesque shows to check out.

5. A tropical escape at Brooklyn Crab.

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Where: 24 Reed St., Red Hook

What: No matter the season, this restaurant will take you to a tropical place with its tiki decor and incredible seafood.

6. Therapy via laughter at Gotham Comedy Club.

Where: 208 W. 23rd St., Chelsea

What: Gotham Comedy Club opened in 1996 and has since been treating New Yorkers and visitors to great sets from acts like Dave Chapelle.

7. Birthday cake croissants at Union Fare.

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Where: 6 E. 18th St., + 7 E. 17th St., Gramercy

What: Sure people have seen the rainbow bagel, but the birthday cake croissant is next level confectionary bliss.

8. Coffee with an artsy touch at Gasoline Alley Coffee.

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Where: 325, Lafayette St., NoHo + 154 Grand St., SoHo + 24 E 23rd St., Flatiron

What: If you want to make your friends jealous, this quaint coffee shop is the perfect spot. Fresh drinks are topped off with designs etched into the foam.

9. A serious vinyl collection at Rough Trade.

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Where: 64 N. 9th St., Williamsburg

What: Dig through their extensive vinyl collection or catch an intimate concert at this Brooklyn venue.

10. Classic bagels from Barney Greengrass.

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Where: 541 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side

What: Devour one of New York City's best bagels with smoked salmon on top. Barney's has been around since 1908, so they know a thing or two about what New Yorkers want.

11. Getting lost inside a great STORY.

Where: 144 10th Ave., Chelsea

What: At STORY, every time you visit, you have the chance of walking into a completely different store. STORY is conceptualized like a magazine, so it changes its product lineup every four to eight weeks like a gallery. And, like the best stores, it sells cool stuff.

13. Other-worldly doughnuts at Dough.

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Where: 448 Lafayette Ave., Bed-Stuy + other locations

What: Nothing fails to please — just try the dulce de leche doughnut at this local favorite.

14. Local threads from Harlem Underground.

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Where: 20 E. 125th St., Harlem

What: Add some local flair to your wardrobe with the custom apparel from this Harlem shop.

15. Celebrity-approved sweets at Mondel Chocolates.

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Where: 2913 Broadway, Morning Side Heights

What: This old school candy store that was a favorite of Katharine Hepburn will surround you with nostalgic joy.

16. Super cheesy goodness at Landin Mac & Cheese.

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Where: 701 Melrose Ave., The Bronx

What: Sure, you could get some great mac and cheese in Manhattan, but can you get hot chicken mac and cheese? All the more reason to head up to Landin Mac and Cheese and try it for yourself.

17. Mouthwatering pies at Pizzeria Giove.

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Where: 278 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island

What: Making the trek to Staten Island is worth it for one of their slices. The savory cured meats, the fresh herbs, and the lightly charred crust makes for one pie you'll be dreaming of for days to come.

18. Good tunes and great bowling at Brooklyn Bowl.

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Where: 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg

What: Step inside Brooklyn Bowl for a great concert, bowling, and amazing fried chicken. There is never a shortage of exciting things happening at Brooklyn Bowl.

For more inspiration of FOMO-inducing places to #SeeYourCity in NYC, check out nycgo.com.

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