New London Pharmacy is a well-kept secret for cosmopolitan hair and makeup artists, stocking everything from organic toothpaste to the rarest perfumes; you can do all of your toiletry shopping and then some at this gem of a store.
The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers is a 150,000-square-foot adult membership sports and fitness club featuring 1/4-mile indoor track, indoor swimming pool, sundecks, basketball courts, indoor sand volleyball court, boxing ring, rock climbing wall, cardio and strength-training equipment.
One of the original denizens of the Chelsea art district, this gallery was founded in 1996 to showcase work that is edgy and boundary-pushing without being alienating—like Zak Smith’s comics-influenced line of drawings, Max Toth’s etching-like paintings and Natalie Frank’s hallucinatory, evocative portraits.
Though the Bumble and bumble name has grown exponentially in the past few years—to the point where you can now buy the salon's product line at Duane Reade—a trip to their original Manhattan location for one of their famous razor haircuts still feels like a special luxury for those in-the-know.
For nearly 35 years, this oasis in the middle of the City has been offering classes and workshops on yoga, meditation and more, designed to help busy New Yorkers unwind, regroup and focus on a daily basis.