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8 Things to do on a Saturday in NYC

8 Things to do on a Saturday in NYC

It’s the weekend! You made it! But now is not the time to lie around the house and do nothing. Now’s the time to refresh yourself while you have the time to do so. Trust me, there are things that will recharge you much more than sitting in front of the TV, wasting a perfectly good weekend. To get you started and whet your appetite for a fun weekend, here’s a list of things you never thought to do on a Saturday in NYC.

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    Accomplice New York
    Accomplice New York

    Accomplice The Show

    Yes, it’s a tour, but it is something that even New Yorkers get a kick out of. This is fun to go on with a group of friends as you solve clues and find surprises around every corner, all the while learning a few fun facts about the city.

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    Brick Oven Pizza Making (Vendor emailed stating they are not offering the regular Brick Oven Pizza Making JD 12/5/16)
    Brick Oven Pizza Making (Vendor emailed stating they are not offering the regular Brick Oven Pizza Making JD 12/5/16)

    AOA Bar and Grill

    Having beer and pizza sounds pretty good on a Saturday night, doesn’t it? Do you know what sounds even better? Homemade pizza and beer on a Saturday. So instead of ordering in and leaving it up to Dominos, surround yourself with a relaxed group of people as you pile on every topping you can imagine. Bring home your creation and devour it with no regrets, accompanied with your brew of choice.

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    Archery Lesson
    Archery Lesson

    Queens Archery

    There’s nothing worse than the weekend doldrums, you are, after all, supposed to be enjoying your time off. Cure this problem with some well-aimed focus. Sublimate your inner aggression into tranquility and peace, essentially zen-out in the art of archery. Perhaps, by mastering the fine motor skills required for archery, you will also master your restlessness. Consider your weekend enjoyable.

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    Sunset Sail
    Sunset Sail

    Classic Harbor Line

    If you work long hours, which we know most New Yorkers do, you probably don’t get out until dusk or long after it’s dark. The weekend is the time to do things you don’t normally get to because of work and you deserve to see that breathtaking sunset you always seem to miss. With a few friends or your special someone, spend this Saturday evening on the open waters around Manhattan, drinks in hand, and enjoy front row seats as the sun sets on this great city.

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    Whitewater Rafting -- Upper West Side
    Whitewater Rafting -- Upper West Side

    Discover Outdoors

    I bet you never thought of doing something like whitewater rafting while living in the city. I can guarantee that if you go on this trip with some friends or your significant other, you’ll be talking about it long after you reach shore. This will really freshen you up for the rest of the week--especially if you’re catapulted into the water for a little dip.

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    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Trial Class
    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Trial Class

    Renzo Gracie Academy NYC

    Free class alert! This is a trial class for you to learn the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and flex some muscle as you practice basic movements of this intense martial arts. This is for the competitive New Yorkers out there, who look forward to breaking a sweat on a Saturday afternoon.

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    Photography: Places, Landscapes, and Travels - Central Park - Central Park- Poor UX and refused to refund (FMC 8/2/16)
    Photography: Places, Landscapes, and Travels - Central Park - Central Park- Poor UX and refused to refund (FMC 8/2/16)

    Remember Forever

    What’s more refreshing than stimulating visuals? You need a break from your computer screen, so take a much needed walk through Central Park to clear your mind after a long week. Remember Forever's class takes it up a notch by showing you how best to capture it all in this fun and relaxing way to explore the park we all know and love.

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    Brewed in Brooklyn Tour
    Brewed in Brooklyn Tour

    Urban Oyster

    If beer is your preferred choice of relaxing, mosey on down to Brooklyn and learn about its rich hoppy history in this tour. As you visit historic sites and currently running breweries, you’ll be equipped with a few brews (spread out throughout the tour) to keep the group’s morale up. Starting at 6PM, this tour doubles as a fun pre-game to a night out on the town. They know what’s up.

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