DAM New York 2023

The Art and Practice of Managing Digital Media

Places of Interest

It's not all work and no play...whilst you're in town why not try out some of our recommendations below

Top 3 places to grab a bite to eat...

Via Carota

  1. Via Carota - This restaurant honors old-world Italian roots, life style, food and décor. It stays open all day long serving food and drink, early until late in a true trattoria fashion. 
  2. COTE Korean Steakhouse - COTE blends the dining experience of Korean barbeque together with the hallmarks of a classic American steakhouse. The result is a unique atmosphere, an impeccable 1200+ label wine list, and a suite of classic-but-creative cocktails.
  3. Katz's Delicatessen - Established in 1888, this no-frills deli serves mile-high sandwiches including its famous pastrami on rye, which is considered among New York's best.


Top 3 places to catch live music...

Bowery Ballroom

  1. The Bowery Ballroom - A 3-story concert venue named as the #1 best club in America by Rolling Stone Magazine.
  2. Blue Note Jazz Club - A world-famous, yet intimate club where legendary jazz musicians take the stage.
  3. Saint Vitus Bar - This venue provides a space for punk, metal, and rock ‘n’ roll acts to perform memorable shows. Saint Vitus also offers art exhibits, late-night synth parties, comedy shows, and even heavy metal yoga!


Top 3 museums you may not have considered before...

Skyscraper Museum

  1. The Skyscraper Museum - The Skyscraper Museum examines the historical factors that have shaped the city’s iconic skyline, while also looking at the technology used to construct buildings, along with many other informative exhibitions.
  2. Rubin Museum of Art - This museum is devoted to the arts and culture in the Himalayas and its neighboring regions. View paintings, statues, textiles & more from Tibet, Bhutan and other Asian lands, plus rotating exhibits.
  3. Dyckman Farmhouse Museum - There aren’t too many reminders of Manhattan’s days as rural farmland, but the Dyckman Farmhouse is one such remnant. The structure was built in 1874 by William Dyckman, and is the oldest farmhouse in Manhattan.


Other fun activities to explore...

Escape the Room NYC

  1. Escape the Room NYC - Looking to take on a thrilling challenge? Why not try an escape room? Perfect as a bonding experience with friends or a team building activity, choose one of the following scenarios (or all of them!) - The Submarine, The Clock Tower, The Dig, The Home, and The Office. 
  2. San Gennaro Festivals - Take part in this lively celebration in Little Italy that runs throughout September. Play carnival games, watch colorful parades and sample tasty Italian treats! 
  3. Roosevelt Island Tram - Hitch a ride on the only cable car that connects Manhattan to Roosevelt Island! Enjoy beautiful views of the city at a very affordable price, costing just $2.75 each way. Roosevelt Island boasts stunning green spaces and uninterrupted riverside walks.