May 2023: Looking for the best things to do in NYC? Our iconic museums, big attractions, and favorite restaurants have the coolest exhibits and shows on right now. This month, the city is heating up for spring with bar and restaurant openings, must-see museum exhibits and buzzy Broadway shows, not to mention brand-new art exhibits!
From its art museums (The Met and Frick Madison) to its attractions (The Bronx Zoo and sunrises from the Empire State Building), New York City is the best city in the world. Its dining and drinking scenes are still unbeatable and boast killer bars, restaurants and offering creative new inventions. Every day, we’re discovering something new and wonderful about our city, whether it’s one of the best beaches, some incredible views, must-see art, or hidden gem stores.
Time Out editors comb through our exhaustive things to do lists, restaurant reviews and theater reporting to highlight and select the best of the best for this ultimate guide each month.
So, consider below your NYC Bible.