New York has undergone a seismic transformation over the last year. While much of that change has resulted in unprecedented challenges for the city’s arts, hospitality and tourism industries, it has also created an opportunity for some absolutely brilliant new ideas to thrive.
Amidst the current cultural upheaval, we've seen some staggering examples of innovation—from NYC's best museums pushing technological boundaries to brand-new green spaces and some seriously impressive (and seriously fun) new ways to support your fellow New Yorkers. (Not to mention all the outdoor dining!)
As we look forward, we've gathered some of the most exciting people, places and things that are creating a better New York right now.