WSWD Plans

What Should We Do—At Home!

Experience everything New York City has to offer, without ever leaving your couch.

HAVE: An Artsy Party at Paint ‘N Pour!

“Paint like Picasso; drink like Van Gogh” at this Harlem studio space (or virtual experience).

VISIT: The New York Botanical Garden

Stop and smell the daylilies, hydrangeas, water lilies, and lotuses inside NYBG’s 250 acres of gardens and collections.

Photo courtesy of New York Botanical Garden/Facebook

WATCH: My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Gowanus’s coolest bar, Parklife, returns to Wednesday night cinema, complete with cocktails, tacos, and outdoor fun.

SUPPORT: This Award-Winning Bakery

The Upper East Side’s Baked Cravings is shipping its nut-free baked treats both locally and nationally.

Photo courtesy of Baked Cravings/Facebook

ESCAPE: The Room in 60 Minutes

Put on your thinking cap and get ready for a remote adventure with your (smartest) buddies.

Photo courtesy of The Escape Game/Facebook

DESIGN: A Vibrant Spring Bouquet

Sign up for one of New York Botanical Garden’s real-time floral design and flower arranging classes.

Photo courtesy of New York Botanical Garden/Facebook

DO: Get in Some Online Retail Therapy

Shop till you drop—while supporting small businesses—during Hester Street Fair’s Virtual Saturdays.

Photo courtesy of Hester Street Fair/Facebook

STUDY: At Home With the EduHam Program

Don’t throw away your shot to learn from the writer and star of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Photo courtesy of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History/Facebook

ENJOY: A Stunning Japanese Garden Walk

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s cherry blossoms, fiddlehead ferns, and camellias are on full display.

LEARN: Advanced Arts and Crafts

Sign up for one of Brooklyn Craft Company’s virtual workshops to learn tapestry-making, macramé, and more.

IMPROVISE: Recipes With Chef Stephanie Nass

Send this NYC caterer and cook a picture of your pantry and she’ll design your own special meal!

Photo courtesy of Chefanie/Facebook

LISTEN: To Rockwood’s Livestreams

Tune in to this Lower East Side music hall’s Instagram for free concerts each night, then consider making a donation to support the artists and staff.

LISTEN: Ridgewood’s Nowadays Goes Virtual

Watch NYC’s most-talked-about DJs spin their best sets during the venue’s nightly concerts.

Photo collage by Sayaka Ueno

WIN: Party Games With Friends

Eliminate boredom with these easy-to-learn games, perfect for small quarantined groups.

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LEARN: New Moves on TikTok

Show off your skills and have your kids teach you one of the app’s most popular (and addictive) dances.

Don’t go stir-crazy! The experts at What Should We Do are here to help.