New to NYC - looking for places to go to now that I live here

  • South_Howler

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    Sep 06, 2014 2:54 PM GMT
    Hi, so I moved in last week and now that I'm done with the rush of settling in and starting to work I'm interested in knowing what are the best places to meet guys around here. I know there has to be more places than bars to socialise in.

    I'm trying to find the best gyms to meet guys that are into lifting as I am, since it's easier for me to connect by finding gym buds. Then there's arts (visual arts, music, literature) and there are a lot of different social issues I want to get more info on so I may volunteer on helping causes (HIV awareness, Animal Protection, helping the homeless, LGBT rights). As well as more technical stuff I like (software development).

    I see me living in NYC as an opportunity to explore all of these things instead of spending time wondering if some guy I like will look at me in a bar. So I'd like to know if there's anyone that would know about places I can go and introduce myself to these areas.
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    Sep 08, 2014 12:00 PM GMT
    Born and raised in NYC. Hit me up if anything and i'll help you around.
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    Sep 08, 2014 6:52 PM GMT
    Ok so the gayest gym in manhattan will definitely be Dave and bartons. Hot guys who just sit there, stare at each other for motivation, and workout. Not every guy is like that though and you can focus on your own stuff while you're there. A little expensive though.

    As for fun in the city. Everyday there is something new. When you walk through Central Park you'll find loads of new things. In the summer they have concert series and volleyball.

    Winter there is a lot of ice skating and site seeing!

    Fall is my favorite season though. It's just so pretty.

    Sorry for the long message. If you want to know anything more lol message me
  • South_Howler

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    Sep 09, 2014 3:19 AM GMT
    Thanks for the recommendation guys!

    Yeah, I've heard about the David Barton gym. Took a minute and checked out their site and it doesn't really look like a place you'd like to do serious training in. It looks more like a dance club than a gym. Props on the interior design though. Much glamour, such glitter... wow.

    I'm going to check out mid-city and steel though since I heard they're good gyms. As for arts: i'm happy to see so many acts coming to play in these couple of weeks! Causes: Nothing has come up.