BY CINDY VIRELLO
ATTENTION! Tired of sitting in the dorm rooms or only traveling by foot? Make friends with a commuter and take a trip to White Plains next time you have a break. If you prefer to take the ride solo, then the Manhattanville Valiant Bus can help you out! The Valiant stops at various locations in White Plains! To find out more information regarding bus stops visit Campus Safety in Spellman Hall.
Considering changing your major again? Well, hop out at Hawthorn, and enjoy a brisk 15 minute walk to Barley House! Try out your construction skills by building your own burger! With an array of zesty toppings to choose from this, pub will have you craving to go to class!
Location: 665 Commerce St, ornwood, NY 10594
Hours: 11:30a.m. to 3:00a.m. Sunday to Monday
Tel: (914) 495-3333
Hastings Tea & Coffee
Getting sick of Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts? Take the Valiant to the Westchester Mall underpass to enjoy 2017’s Best Westchester Winner Hastings Tea & Coffee. For all of the health ends out there Hastings menu includes beverages blended with all organic ingredients! Stop by to kick-start the day, and embrace the good vibes steeping out of their study lounge!
Location: 235 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601
Hours: 7:30a.m. to 8:30p.m. Monday to Friday
9:00a.m. to 9:00p.m. Saturday 9:00a.m. to 8:00p.m. Sunday Tel: (914) 428-1000
New York Botanical Gardens
If the gym isn’t your go-to, then take a long stroll throughout New York City’s Botanical Gardens! This beautiful venue is 250 acres
of scenery including breathtaking exhibits of art and nature. Stop off at the Botanical Gardens and pay nature a little visit without all of the sweat!
Location: 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10458
Hours: 10:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. Tuesday to Sunday
NYBG is closed on Mondays with the exception of special dates.
Tel: (718) 817-8700
Trying to take a glimpse into the past, but can’t afford a time machine? Check out this awesome jazz and supper club in walking distance from Grand Central Terminal. is small club takes you back to 1920’s America, and with live jazz music almost every night you can never miss a single beat! So, swing on by and dance your way into the Roaring Twenties for a night!
Location: 349 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036
Hours: 5:00p.m. to 3:00a.m. – Thursday to Friday
5:00p.m. to 2:00a.m. – Saturday to Wednesday
Swing 46 is closed on Mondays
Tel: (212) 262-9554
Ellen’s Stardust Diner
If your ever in the mood to see a Broadway show, but decide you want food instead, check out Ellen’s Stardust Diner. This diner is serviced by aspiring singers, dancers, actors, and actresses trying to make it big in NYC! Come on down to 42nd Street and enjoy delicious American-style cuisine topped with amazing entertainment. If you’re sweet your waiter or waitress may even preform a song upon request!
Location: 1650 Broadway, New York, NY 10019
Hours: 7:00a.m. to 12:00a.m. Sunday to Monday
Tel: (212) 956-5151