Zaha Hadid for Kids
230 Ninth Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets
Gourmet pizzas are made with inventive toppings at this restaurant with communal tables.
71 Gansevoort Street between Washington and Greenwich Streets
Comfort food is served all day at this hip spot with a take-out window for High Line sightseers.
153 Eighth Avenue at 18th Street
Casual eco-minded regional chain for organic burgers (from beef to bison) and more.
THE MEATBALL SHOP
200 Ninth Avenue between 22nd and 23rd Streets
Buzzy outfit serving a variety of house-ground meatballs, sauces & sides plus ice cream sandwiches.
835 Washington Street between Little West 12th and 13th Streets
Dynamic cafe showcasing American grub and sweets.
210 Tenth Avenue at 22nd Street
Classic art deco diner relaunched with upgraded spins on American dishes.
EMILY WEST VILLAGE
35 Downing Street at Bedford Street
Cozy gourmet eatery serving wood-fired pizzas, rustic small plates, and pastas.
242 Eighth Avenue between 22nd and 23rd Streets
Store selling New York-style bagels offered with an array of spreads plus an all-day deli menu.
535 West 28th Street between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues
Industrial-chic American restaurant in expansive space featuring food stands.
500 West 30th Street at Tenth Avenue
East Village staple recently opened at Hudson Yards known for their burgers and local ingredients.
NEW YORK BURGER CO.
470 West 23rd Street at Tenth Avenue
Cooked-to-order patties enhanced with various sauces and sides distinguish this fast-food joint.
184 Ninth Avenue near 21st Street
Bakery in a homey, retro space popular for its cakes and cupcakes, with online ordering available.
220 West 23rd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues
Bustling outlet for handcrafted doughnuts in unusual varieties such as crème brûlée & tres leches.
425 West 15th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues
Chelsea Market outpost for hot, bite-sized donuts rolled in a variety of uniquely flavored sugars.
DO, COOKIE DOUGH CONFECTIONS
550 Laguardia Place between Bleecker and 3rd Street
Sweet shop devoted to cookie dough served by the pint, in sundaes and mixed into other desserts.
178 Eighth Avenue between 19th and 20th Streets
Self-serve chain offering rotating varieties of frozen yogurt & a big range of creative toppings.
220 Eighth Avenue near 21st Street
Offbeat baked goods ("crack pie") and beverages ("cereal milk") from pastry chef Christina Tosi.
MY LITTLE SUNSHINE
177 Ninth Avenue between 20th and 21st Streets
Child-focused boutique offering toys, books, and clothing, plus kids' haircuts in a vintage space.
605 Hudson Street near 12th Street
Trendy, modern boutique featuring kids' & babies' apparel, accessories, linens & toys.
75 Ninth Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets
Indoor marketplace renowned for it’s wide range of grofers, shops, and eateries.
60 West 15th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Long-standing toy boutique stocked with games, puzzle, dress-up clothes & educational playthings.
192 Tenth Avenue between 21st and 22nd Streets
Store offering titles from art & literature to history & kids' books, plus events & signings.
BOOKS OF WONDER
18 West 18th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenue
Cozy children's bookstore with a large selection, semiweekly storytime & a collection of rare books.
209 West 23rd Street near Seventh Avenue
THE SPORTS CENTER
60 Chelsea Piers
Big complex with an indoor pool & track, sports courts, waterfront sundecks & a cafe, by membership.
23rd Street and Hudson River Park
The city’s most popular destination to learn, practice, play, and compete in 25+ different sports. Located on the scenic Hudson River, Chelsea Piers offers instructional programs and sports leagues for youths and adults, and a world-class health club and multiple dedicated event spaces.
10 West 25th Street between Sixth Avenue and Broadway
KIDS AT WORK
123 West 20th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenue
129A West 20th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenue
Indoor children's play and learning center dedicated to providing opportunities to learn through play.
260 West 23rd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues
Movie theater chain, offering state-of-the-art sound & projection technology.
Pier 86, West 46th Street and 12th Avenue
Flight museum on an aircraft carrier whose exhibits include a Concorde, submarine & space shuttle.
HUDSON RIVER COMMUNITY SAILING
207 12th Avenue at 27th Street
KIDS ‘N COMEDY
208 West 23rd Street near Seventh Avenue
Children’s Comedy Center.
PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS
CHELSEA WATERSIDE PARK
Eleventh Avenue at 23rd Street
Riverfront hideaway featuring a basketball court, a children's play area, grassy lawns & a dog run.
CLEMENT CLARKE MOORE PLAYGROUND
Tenth Avenue and 22nd Street
Bustling urban park featuring a playground, spray showers & a Lego human sculpture on a small plot.
HUDSON PARK & BOULEVARD
5 Hudson Boulevard East, 34th Street and 11th Avenue
Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street between Tenth and Twelfth Avenues
A 1.45 mile linear park built on an elevated section of a disused NY Central railroad spur.
311 West 24th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues
PIER 25 PLAYGROUND
227 West Street at North Moore Street
HUDSON RIVER PARK
West Street between Battery Park and 59th Street South
A 550-acre riverside park and estuarine sanctuary located on the west side of Manhattan.
PIER 62 SKATE PARK
143 11th Avenue near 23rd Street
15,000-sq.-ft. skating area on a pier boasting quarterpipes, wedges & beginners' elements.
450 West 27th Street at Tenth Avenue
The Chelsea Doughboy Statue, a WWI memorial, is surrounded by fields & courts at this public park.
CAROUSEL AT PIER 62
Pier 62, Chelsea Piers (Near West 23rd Street and 12th Avenue)
Hudson River Park’s waterfront carousel features 33 hand-carved animals, LED lights & a chariot.
364 Eighth Avenues near 28th Street
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