Best HIDDEN GEMS in Times Square, NYC

Best HIDDEN GEMS in Times Square, NYC

Let’s explore some of the Best Hidden Gems and Secret Places in the Times Square area of NYC.
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Places Visited:
#5 Beast and Butterflies Bar
(Located in the Lobby of the M Social Hotel 226 W 52nd St, New York, NY)
#4 Times Square “Hum”
Find the Subway Grate on Broadway Between 45th and 46th, listen for the “hum”
#3 Sushi Brazil
Corner of 37th and 6th Ave (Back of Herald Square Shopping Court)
#2 Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (7th Floor Rooftop)
455 5th Ave, New York, NY
#1 Birdland Jazz Club- https://birdlandjazz.com/
315 W 44th St ,New York, NY

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50 Comments

  1. K Lo on February 27, 2022 at 11:36 pm

    Do you know what time does the library rooftop closes?

  2. Big Kjw on February 27, 2022 at 11:36 pm

    Location #1

  3. Pieter on February 27, 2022 at 11:36 pm

    3:00 i wonder what it’s powered by

  4. aasim a on February 27, 2022 at 11:38 pm

    Subway grate sound. European siren? The twilight zone? Strange sound, none the less Johnny and viewers.

  5. Karen Stern on February 27, 2022 at 11:39 pm

    The fact that the jazz club allows kids is amazing! My 10 years loves jazz & she has never seen a live show in her life. This will be a great birthday surprise for her ! Thank you for this video ๐Ÿค

  6. Chelsey Michelle on February 27, 2022 at 11:40 pm

    Great great video! thank you cant wait to visit nyc

  7. Rick Graham on February 27, 2022 at 11:40 pm

    Can’t wait to experience all these live and in-person hopefully this year

  8. A. G on February 27, 2022 at 11:41 pm

    5:31 Omg, the view is incredible! is it totally free to enter that building and see the view?

  9. Winston Posegate on February 27, 2022 at 11:41 pm

    2:46 "It kind of sounds like an alien is playing a xylophone." Haha! Best metaphor yet on this channel.

  10. Darren Booty on February 27, 2022 at 11:43 pm

    Iโ€™ve just come back from NYC and I loved it. Knicks game at msg, Times Square, high line, Hellโ€™s Kitchen, Empire State. All amazing. Need to go back as I barely scratched the surface haha.

  11. Jairo Santos on February 27, 2022 at 11:43 pm

    Wonderful ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ

  12. HaleyMaryArtzab on February 27, 2022 at 11:45 pm

    That humming underneath the grate is so cool! Thanks for sharing that gem in this video!

  13. murdelabop on February 27, 2022 at 11:45 pm

    As a life long jazz fan, Birdland is a place where I have to make a pilgrimage someday.

  14. Richard Davis on February 27, 2022 at 11:46 pm

    I stumbled upon this video recently. I am going to NYC in a few weeks, and plan to go to these places. Your videos are always so informative!! I have gone to attractions and restaurants you have recommended and have been happy I have gone to them.

  15. HaleyMaryArtzab on February 27, 2022 at 11:47 pm

    Birdland sounds like an amazing place! Happy to hear that people got together to fundraise to keep that place open. It would have been a shame to see a music place close.

  16. Nadia Alhajeri on February 27, 2022 at 11:49 pm

    You are doing a great job, thanks

  17. Dana Gleason on February 27, 2022 at 11:51 pm

    Well…shoot, Barr. I just couldn’t do it all in 1 week last May. SO, I may be headed back to NYC next May & once again you are helping me make an agenda. The Beasts & Butterflies rooftop lounge is definitely on my list of places to visit, drink ๐Ÿธ & take pictures!

  18. NY DOMIRICAN on February 27, 2022 at 11:51 pm

    Is this the guy from Money Heist?

  19. Felinghetti on February 27, 2022 at 11:56 pm

    Panko is a japanese style breadcrumb, not flour. I would like to try such roll though.

  20. Alma Santes on February 27, 2022 at 11:56 pm

    Omg Beast & butterflies was amazing! Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š

  21. Eric Houser on February 28, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Birdland definitely! Thanks, also what are other good jazz clubs in NYC? Classical also?

  22. Tevonn Mitchell on February 28, 2022 at 12:02 am

    M Social is dope!!!

  23. KEN ST on February 28, 2022 at 12:03 am

    Actually stayed at the MSocial. Did the exact same thing you did on the roof top. Had some drinks and said wow Im actually in Times Square. We Loved it. Really cool place. Even cooler part was that you helped us plan our trip. We put the MSocial on the redo list.

  24. Mircko19 on February 28, 2022 at 12:07 am

    I feel like I wanna go back to NY now

  25. Trystan46 on February 28, 2022 at 12:07 am

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  26. Julie Jensen on February 28, 2022 at 12:09 am

    Luv Birdland! So glad they’re still in business!

  27. Here Be Barr on February 28, 2022 at 12:10 am

    What’s your favorite hidden gem from this video? Scroll back up and hit like so YouTube knows you’re watching!
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  28. Lamar Thompson on February 28, 2022 at 12:11 am

    I was just in NYC for Halloween I’ll be back for Christmas eve I can’t wait to get back

  29. Shmuel Chanowitz on February 28, 2022 at 12:12 am

    Good entertainment during dinner are great ideas

  30. Julie Knight on February 28, 2022 at 12:13 am

    The ‘hum’ reminds me of an Australian didgeridoo

  31. Fernando Henao on February 28, 2022 at 12:14 am

    Hi Jon I really enyoied your videos

    I Will Travel with my family to New York on December 31 to live new years Eve in Manhattan. We Will be in the Hampon inn Grand Central near time square, but I was checking and to be in the place where de ball drops is very complicated.

    Can you give me some advice about a different and grate place to be in new years eve in NY.

    Thanks a lot

    Fernando from Colombia

  32. Francheska Lene on February 28, 2022 at 12:14 am

    Why is she showing her cake lmao she act like somone gonna like itโ€™s public shouldnโ€™t allow that kids are everywhereโ€ฆ.. kids are not allowed to see those things

  33. Hayk Sekoyan on February 28, 2022 at 12:15 am

    Birdland is the best! )) I wish I was there )) Thanks for the video Here.Be.Barr!

  34. Joanne W on February 28, 2022 at 12:16 am

    I definitely gotta visit that library now lol I walk pass there everyday I deliver for Amazon over there but I haven’t been inside

  35. Julie Jensen on February 28, 2022 at 12:16 am

    Good video, but I’d take a meal at one of the now defunct Greek American diners any day over sushi. Ish!

  36. Grace Sheahan on February 28, 2022 at 12:18 am

    Check out Russian Samovar next time you’re in TS. Great Russian folk music in the evenings and cozy old school NYC vibe inside. Back of bar is lined with colorful fruit infused vodkas in large jars and the Russian Samovar Tea is an experience unto itself!

  37. John F on February 28, 2022 at 12:18 am

    โ€œThey just opened up the entire kitchen for usโ€ light flex lol

  38. John Blower on February 28, 2022 at 12:18 am

    MSocial bar looks awesome! Will have to visit when Iโ€™m there in February!

  39. Mandyrose on February 28, 2022 at 12:19 am

    Love all these videos!! I just moved to New Jersey a couple months ago from California! These videos really help me plan out my times out to New York! Did you have to show a vaccine card to all these places??

  40. Roberto Todaro on February 28, 2022 at 12:19 am

    Do we really need more noises in times square,its already a headache ๐Ÿ˜ซand how does any restaurant worker afford 30000 month for home,wtf?

  41. Magellan and Greyhound on February 28, 2022 at 12:20 am

    Sadly the Rattle n Hum nearby was great too. I believe both locations fell to the pandemic. New York is changing but itโ€™s hard to tell into what.

  42. Ty Perkins on February 28, 2022 at 12:21 am

    I’m at Beasts and Butterflies right now. This place is fly and quiet. This is definitely a hidden gem. Thanks so much. It’s cold but it’s worth being outside

  43. Ronnie Andrade on February 28, 2022 at 12:23 am

    Birdland โค

  44. The Masked Traveller on February 28, 2022 at 12:24 am

    I love your videos. I am from manchester, uk and feel like nyc is my second home. Cant wait to get back out there. When i watch your videos takes me back each time. Keep em coming! Lots of love from england, uk

  45. oggipr1 on February 28, 2022 at 12:25 am

    @here be bar Do a review of the M Social rooms, crazy view, exactly the corner of the terraza, same view but high. I stayed at room 3205 time square view. Highest floor. When u open curtains Best view ever. Big comfortable room, Nice bath room. Niceee shower. Coner room.Good price.

  46. Honor Rolls on February 28, 2022 at 12:25 am

    Great video as always I would love to see you do a video on where to get the best Italian ice and where to get best kinish
    Have a great holiday season you and your family

  47. Robyn Frazier on February 28, 2022 at 12:26 am

    Do you have to be vaccinated to eat at restaurants

  48. Mike Hariot on February 28, 2022 at 12:29 am

    It’s a pleasure every time to watch your videos with all the great information. In this video, SNFL and Birdland Jazz Club were definitely my favorites…Cheers from Germany

  49. Robert I on February 28, 2022 at 12:29 am

    I thought you didnโ€™t like Times Square!
    Terrific roof top bar, would love to visit one day.

  50. Alessandro Corda on February 28, 2022 at 12:29 am

    Wow, grande! Thank you!!

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