What if you could live in a pristine luxury apartment in Chelsea, your favorite NYC neighborhood? Now you can, thanks to the new rentals at Chelsea29. Each apartment is decked out with oversized soundproof windows, a Bosch washer and dryer, and Bosch stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. The building itself has a lot to offer, from the rooftop terrace with barbecue area and great city views to the fitness center, a residents’ lounge, and an on-site espresso cafe.
There’s enough to experience close to home to keep you busy all year-round. Even Chelsea Market offers so much to explore that you could go there every week and still discover something new. Pick up a box of salted caramels, coconut bars, or peanut butter cups from Li-Lac Chocolates or enjoy freshly made doughnuts from Doughnuttery. Shops in Chelsea Market offer everything from silver teapots to sesame, spices, and teas. No matter what you’re looking for or who is on your gift list, you’re bound to find what you seek at Chelsea Market.
When you’ve worked up a taste for weekend brunch, check out Spoon Table & Bar for soft-baked eggs with spinach and mushrooms or steel-cut oatmeal embellished with sweet or savory flavors. On another weekend, try brunch at Upland NYC for quiche Lorraine, a Spanish frittata with roasted garlic mayonnaise, or a skirt steak with fried eggs.
The Zagat-rated Gallow Green, located on the roof of the McKittrick Hotel, offers brunch alfresco during warm months. Enjoy your choice of brunch classics such as fruit salad, smoked salmon, or waffles served from the hot and cold stations set up in this open-air environment.
Westville Chelsea serves brunch made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy fried eggs with turkey hash, avocado toast with eggs and sriracha drizzle, or a challah bread French toast with strawberries.
Cookshop, which the Michelin Guide describes as “airy” and “impeccably clean,” serves delights such as poached eggs with whipped ricotta, brioche French toast with peaches, or beignets with ricotta and blueberry sauce.
Work off your weekend brunch with a walk or jog over to Chelsea Piers, where you can participate in more than 25 sports, including ice skating, so there’s plenty to keep you busy, no matter what the weather is. Train for a triathlon or learn how to box, just for fun. Take golf lessons or hone your athletic skills and flexibility with a class in parkour, Pilates, or adult gymnastics. Chelsea Piers even has two indoor rock-climbing gyms, perfect for working on upper body strength and hand-eye coordination, coupled with a healthy dose of fun.
Take a walk along the river esplanade to enjoy the views of yachts in the water or meet a few friends for a dinner cruise, where you can take in panoramic views of the city skyline as you dine and glide along the Hudson and East Rivers. You can even charter a yacht for two—or 200 if you want to treat the entire office to a luxurious aquatic night on the town.