Attention residents! Our resource center staff will be hosting a fun and informational concierge table this Friday 4-6pm and Saturday 12-2pm in the Carlyle Court main lobby. This week they’ll provide you with lots of great information about the most popular and exciting food places where you can get some of the best pizza, burgers and desserts in NYC.
Make sure to stop by our table and say hi!
We all have bad weeks, but I bet you aren’t you aren’t screwing up your chance at glory like these players. In celebration of the end of the World Cup, check out these fails that will make you glad to be you.
For those not used to living in New York or maybe even with roommates, all the buzz might not be so exciting when all you need is quiet space to study, sleep, or just think.
1. For peaceful reading or studying, head to our very own study lounge on the first floor of C1, or Bobst Library, which is open to anyone taking classes at NYU. The higher levels have silent reading rooms that overlook the gorgeous Washington Square Park.
2. Coffee shops make great quiet places, too–try The Bean on 12th and Broadway or the Think Coffee on 4th Ave between 12th and 13th.
3. Need to sleep but your own room isn’t offering any peace? Of course, the only remedy for something like early-morning construction nearby is earplugs (or adjusting your sleep to early bird construction worker schedules), but if your roommate is the problem, hurray! That you can fix–set respectful limits of each other’s schedules with a good old-fashioned (polite) discussion.
4. If all you’re looking for is a quiet place for some peace of mind, don’t forget you’re in one of the most beautiful cities in the world–put a walking playlist together and step outside. Some great spots for sitting or pacing are the East River Park, Stuyvesant Park, and really anywhere in the labyrinthe West Village, like Christopher Park.
The New York CityPASS offers access to six attractions within nine days for $106 ($79 for kids 6-17), making it the most straightforward of the New York City admission passes. If you’re planning to go to 4 or more of the included attractions, you’ll find that the pass offers value and convenience. Included Attractions: Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Met, Either a Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise or Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Cruise.
Feel like catching a movie? Cinema Village right below Carlyle, on 12th St and University, features films you probably won’t see at the AMC. Check showtimes for indie flicks, documentaries, and foreign works at http://www.cinemavillage.com/chc/cv/. As a bonus, student tickets are only $8–considerably cheaper than standard NYC movie ticket prices.
Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival! This year, the festival is being held from 12pm to 10pm and is completely FREE. Head on over to enjoy some live music, dozens of food trucks, a carnival, and much more.
Enjoy the outdoors! New York may not exactly be a nature sanctuary, but it’s still a great place to soak in the summer heat. (Seriously, it gets HOT). Stock up on sunscreen, grab a blanket, and claim a spot in the grass in any of the city’s gorgeous parks. If you don’t mind waiting, Madison Square Park has the well-known Shake Shack, and Washington Square is frequently encircled with small food trucks and vendors. Planning a picnic? Check these tips out for a cheap way to spend a day basking in the sun!
Congratulations to Julie Berke for winning the social media raffle! Thank you for liking and following us on social media! You can pick-up your free movie tickets at the resource center between 9am-9pm!
Grab your student ID and head uptown to the Lincoln Center, the largest performing arts center in the world. The Lincoln Center offers $30 student rush tickets beginning two hours before a performance (subject to availability). Keep in mind that student rush tickets are limited to one ticket per performance.