You’ve come here for answers of what to do in Gramercy and by the time you’ll have finished this article, you’ll know the top 5 spots in Gramercy to check out! Be sure to have a quick look at the top 5 food spots of Gramercy while you’re here!
175 5th Avenue
Our top 5 guide wouldn’t be doing it’s job well if it didn’t include the infamous Flatiron building in its top 5 places to check out and of course, the reason for its infamy is that the Flatiron building draws thousands of tourists to photograph it and stands tall amongst its neighboring buildings. The unique 90 degree angle of the building allows it to seemingly split 5th Avenue and Broadway into two separate paths. Its unique aesthetics are what are most attractive about this landmark and remain to stand iconic within the architectural highlights of Manhattan buildings.
200 5th Avenue
Eataly remains to be one of the most perfect dining spots for high quality food as well as food and grocery shopping if you’re looking for Italian sourced products. Originally a collaboration between several Italian chefs and Oscar Farinetti the founder of Eataly, it has grown to be renown as a go-to spot for almost anything Italian within the Gramercy neighborhood. They even have a featured cooking school, housewares store section and constant events that range from cooking classes to wine tastings!
28 West 20th Street
Although an unconventional add-on to any top 5 guide, we had to include Shadowbox for it’s incredible work out as well as memorable staff and different cardio exercise routine. Shadowbox is a fusion between athletic cardiovascular work out and boxing, mixing the best of both to deliver you a high intensity work out where you’ll be absolutely sure to work out to the very core! Classes are open to all difficulties and beginners are always welcome, just make sure you mention it’s your first time and they’ll get you settled in no time!
123 East 24th Street
Looking for somewhere to channel your inner theatrical vibes or train your overall acting skills? Peoples Improv Theater is that place! Be sure to check out their nightly shows and performances as well as sign up to one of their many workshops. They also offer workshops in writing if ever you feel like a more conventional approach to theatre. Notable alumni from PIT includes Hannibal Buress, Ellie Kemper and Kristen Schall.
East 17th Street & Union Square West
One of the many reasons why Union Square is a great neighborhood to walk through is because they often host the Union Square Greenmarket, an initiative to help farmers market their organic and local goods. Be sure to pass by to attend one of their events, or make sure to sample some of the delicious local foods on sale at the market. You’ll be guaranteed to find anything ranging from fresh fruits and breads, to heritage meats, cheeses and jams. The Market hours usually run between 8:00AM to 6:00PM on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays all year round!