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Off the Clock in the Financial District

FiDi: It’s not just for finance bros anymore.

Photo courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian

There’s more than meets the eye in FiDi—so shuffle through the suits and make your way to these gems.

DRINK: Fuel Up With a Coffee at the Beekman Hotel

Sip your java in a luxe leather armchair while gazing up at the nine-story atrium in what feels like a 1950s time machine. 123 Nassau Street

DO: Learn the History of Turtle Island at the Museum of the American Indian

With interactive exhibitions featuring everything from Native artifacts to contemporary comic book art, this Smithsonian branch will present the full spectrum of First Nations culture in the Americas. 1 Bowling Green

EAT: Grab a Bite at South Street Seaport’s Oldest Drinking Hole, Paris Cafe

Open since 1873, Paris Cafe is a landmark along the river now known for its modern take on traditional American cuisine. Stroll and shop among the rest of the seaport’s offerings and catch a show at Pier 17, the neighborhood’s newest venue, which hosts a summer concert series featuring everyone from Ben Folds to Sheryl Crow. 119 South Street

DRINK: Sip a Nightcap at the Wooly Public

Specialty cocktails and bites with old New York charm located in the historic Woolworth Building. 233 Broadway

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