Top 5 Things to do in Nomad NYC in 2023
Just a few blocks north of the iconic Flatiron Building is a vibrant pocket of historic architecture, upscale restaurants, world-class hotels and local businesses in New York City’s NoMad neighborhood. NoMad neighborhood shortened from ‘North of Madison Square Park’ is a hub for locals and tourists. Make your time spent in the NoMad neighborhood memorable by checking off these activities in the new year.
1. Sweat it out at Hot Yoga Chelsea NYC
Located on the borders of Chelsea and NoMad, Hot Yoga Chelsea is the #1 rated yoga studio in NYC. They offer a variety of classes practiced in a hot room such as Bikram Hot Yoga, Hot Vinyasa and Hot HIIT. Hot Yoga is just what you need to clear your head and sweat it out during the winter. Improved flexibility and mobility is what you need to step out and tackle the rest of the city. Classes run daily from morning to night and newbies are often offered special deals on their packages. Visit hotyogachelsea.com to learn more.
2. Dare to visit the exhibits at Museum of Sex
This one is not for the faint of heart – NoMad’s notorious Museum of Sex takes a dive into the history of human sexuality. Expect some adult-rated exhibitions and interactive carnival games. The gift shop at the end sells some take home goodies for those looking for a souvenir. This meuseum has been a staple of the neighborhood for decades and it’s a truly unique way to spend a few hours in NoMad.
3. Take in panoramic views from A.R.T. NoMad
Once you’ve got the lay of the land, view the NoMad neighborhood from above at the A.R.T. NoMad rooftop bar of the Arlo NoMad hotel. You’ll see panoramic views of the city from 31 floors above including a front row seat to the Empire State Building. Enjoy the lounge nightlife here and if you’re not afraid of heights don’t forget to check out the ‘sky walk’ glass-floor installation.
4. Geek out at the National Museum of Mathematics
If you like numbers visit the award-winning National Museum of Mathematics. Exhibits are exciting and curious enough to spark interest from both children and adults. It is the only museum dedicated to mathematics in America and features over thirty exhibits. The mission of the museum is to “enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics”. Don’t miss a special tricycle with square wheels. The shop here is also packed with fun souvenirs and puzzles for children.
5. Join the fun at Oscar Wilde
If you’re looking for some Instagramable fun, this is the spot for you. Named after Irish playwright, this bar encourages visitors to embrace their wild and extravagant side. The interior of the bar speaks for itself with marble pillars, sculptures, collection of eccentric antiques and not to mention a statue of Oscar Wilde himself. The food here isn’t half bad so stop in for a evening of fun and food. Reservations are recommended as seats fill up quick, especially on weekends.