It makes sense that the city that can provide the perfect date can also provide the perfect chance to propose to that special someone: five-star restaurants, amidst the backdrops of breathtaking views, on land and sea, in the air and on the ground. The wedding ceremony may be the most important date of your sweetheart's life, but you can be sure they'll never forget the night you proposed if you follow our handy guide.
The Frederick Phineas & Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space is one of the most talked about additions to the NYC cultural scene in the last decade. Clad in almost an acre of glass, the Hayden Sphere can look like a strange visitor from outerspace, rather than a window i...15 West 81st Street
New York's "flagship" park of 843 acres, 26,000 trees, and almost 9,000 benches has had a rather checkered history. Planning began around 1868, when city commissioners chose the "Greensward Plan" developed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. In the ensuing decades of build...59th to 110th Streets
The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is the world's largest cultural complex. The 12 world-renowned independent resident companies that make up the Lincoln Center represent the very best in the performing arts today. Their world famous festival, "Lincoln Center Presents...30 Lincoln Center Plz (63rd Street at Columbus Avenue)
Growing from its humble beginnings as an ash dump in the late 1800s, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has come to represent today the very best in urban gardening and horticultural display. Stroll around the newly renovated Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden and you'll find yourself tra...1000 Washington Ave.
Deputy Mayor Patricia Harris says "We want to be the wedding destination of the world," and the new 24,000-square-foot marriage bureau at 141 Worth Street, a historic 80-year-old building in lower Manhattan, certainly makes for wonderful wedding ceremonies. With a computerized sy...141 Worth Street
The legendary building soaring more than 100 stories over Manhattan's skyline made famous by the movie King Kong, the Empire State Building was for 40 years the world's tallest building. Its gorgeous Art Deco details and beautiful marble lobby make it the perfect stop for visitor...350 Fifth Avenue (34th Street)
The world's first steel suspension bridge, built some 120 years ago, remains a fascinating must-do attraction for city residents and tourists alike. Few walks offer a more dramatic view of the skyline, of boats gliding across the East River, the Statue of Liberty in the distant h...Manhattan Side: City Hall<br>Brooklyn Side: The Anchorage
The rebooted Tavern On The Green, under the guidance of chef Katy Sparks, now serves up more accessible food in a friendlier environment than in days gone by. You still get style and substance in the beautifully curated plates at the Tavern, with small and large plates that run t...Central Park at West 67th Street (Central Park West)
Brooklyn Heights is arguably the most historic and bucolic of the Brooklyn neighborhoods. It was defended by George Washing against the British armies during the Battle Of Long Island in the Revolutionary War and became the first commuter town in Brooklyn when steamboat service w...
The ideal spot for a weekend brunch in warm weather, you'll find fewer places that are more romantic to take a date. On the other hand, the food and service are rather average, so do keep this in mind. Reservations highly recommended. The Boathouse is located in the eastern ce...East 72nd Street & Park Drive North (East Park Drive)