Are you curious to know how New York was like twenty years ago? Well, now you can find out simply by calling from a pay phone.
Recalling 1993 surfaces memories of early-nineties New York City by turning every Manhattan pay phone into an audio time capsule. Call 1-855-FOR-1993 from any NYC pay phone to hear what was happening on that block in 1993.
There’s a map that locates all of Manhattan’s pay phones on their website, and a select few recordings are also available online.
Fred is a young writer from Louisiana who meets Holly Golightly, a charming, vivacious and enigmatic good-time girl. Everyone is in love with Holly—including Fred. But Fred is competing with Holly’s other suitors: a playboy millionaire and the future president of Brazil. As the war rages on in Europe, Holly begins to fall head over heels for Fred, just as her past catches up with her.
Go and see it!
A much needed break from those long walks you will do in New York, is a visit to Aire Ancient Bath in Tribecca.
Housed in a former textile factory built in 1883, you will find open room of baths, which consist of hot, cold, saltwater and multijet pools alongside steam and hot-stone rooms where you can lounge for up to two hours, for $75.
There’s also a glass-enclosed hammam and when the walls steam over, it looks like a sunken cloud. Heated marble benches provide a good place to rest mid-rotation and sip from the menu of juices and teas. Pamper your self with a scented oil massage, 45 minutes for $50.
All you need to bring is a swimsuit. The spa provides special slippers to be worn in the water and of course you must make a reservation in advance. Only 20 people are allowed at a time.
88 Franklin St – www.ancientbathsny.com