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Fun Things to do in NYC's Chelsea

Fun Things to do in NYC's Chelsea

We know the restaurants and bars and eateries and bakeries in Chelsea must ALL be visited--but what if you looking for things to do AFTER you devour all of Chelsea? You could hit up the gallery scene if you're into that--or a starving artist--but what if you're looking for a fun activities in one of the low-key, culturally diverse and rich neighborhoods of NYC? Here are a five easy ideas on how to spend your day in Chelsea.

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    BYOB Painting Workshop (3hr - Chelsea)
    BYOB Painting Workshop (3hr - Chelsea)

    Painting Lounge

    Get your creative juices flowing in this BYOB Painting Workshop. Instead of splurging on an overpriced piece from the gallery next door, why don’t YOU recreate a famous painting by Warhol, Picasso, or Van Gogh? You’ll need some inspiration, so bring your favorite bottle of wine or beer!

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    French Wines: Making Sense of it All
    French Wines: Making Sense of it All

    NYC Wine Class

    Take a French wines class. A 1961 Bordeaux tastes...like wine? Alcohol? Sacrebleu, non! This French wine class is a fun way to familiarize yourself with types and regions of wine that you might want with your next meal and this one comes with cheese and paté--bonus!

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    Musical Megawatt (Improv Show)
    Musical Megawatt (Improv Show)

    Magnet Theater - Mainstage

    A whole night dedicated to musical improv -- could there be anything better? You?ll double over with laughter, but somehow still manage to keep the beat, as you watch some of the best musical improv troupes in NYC create never-before-seen, crazy musicals on the spot! Every week features a different ensemble of hilarious troupes making more improvised tunes -- so, even though you may never know exactly what you?ll be getting, you?ll definitely want to keep coming back for more musical antics.

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    Capoeira -- All Levels
    Capoeira -- All Levels

    PMT Dance Studio

    Try your hand at Brazilian martial arts and dance. New York City is the intersection of hundreds of unique cultures and you're not really fully experiencing the city's benefits until you get a taste of some of the really exotic cultures. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian dance form that is a great introductory class for those interested in learning about Brazil's energetic culture and rhythm as well as a good workout!

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    NYC Landmarks Photo Tour
    NYC Landmarks Photo Tour

    Citifari

    Most New Yorkers have seen the famous landmarks, Grand Central Station, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, and the list goes on. But what if you could see these structures in a new light, capturing the essence of the ?city that never sleeps?? During this three hour workshop with Citifari, you will not only be taking pictures, but the instructor will provide you with explanations of photography, composition, and camera settings for the perfect image. You?ll be able to put this knowledge to the test immediately by snapping photos of the landmarks New Yorkers take for granted.

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    Sunset Sail
    Sunset Sail

    Classic Harbor Line

    Set sail from Chelsea Piers for the greatest best of the sunset. Who said you have to stay in Chelsea? End your day escaping the city on a sail boat as you watch the sun set on one of the greatest cities ever.

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