Shizuka’s City Guide: Serenity in the City, Midtown Hot Spots

Shizuka's City Guide Serenity in the City Midtown Hot Spots

Where to Shop, Eat, Drink, and Relax in New York City’s Midtown Manhattan

Get the scoop on the best places to eat, drink, shop, and explore in the bustling area of Midtown Manhattan surrounding SHIZUKA new york Day Spa. Spa owner, Shizuka Bernstein, who lives and works in Midtown, shares her personal midtown hot spots to find your own serenity in the city and make your visit to the area a memorable one! She’s put together some itinerary options including a serenity-in-the-city stop at her day spa for some pampering and relaxation time to rest and recharge before setting out again into the city that never sleeps!

Shizuka’s City Guide: Serenity in the City, Midtown Hot Spots

Slow down, relax, and surround yourself with beauty:

Japan Society
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Radiance Tea
Central Park


Saks Fifth Avenue
Bergdorf Goodman


MAD Museum
Paley Center

Relax and recharge with our Japanese hospitality at SHIZUKA new york Day Spa. We are eight blocks from Central Park South, near St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and across from Rockefeller Center Plaza.

Break for lunch:

Eat lunch with Central Park views at the Time Warner Center restaurants or at The Robert NYC.

Have fun:

See a show or go to the theater at The Paley Center or to Times Square for Broadway shows.

Call it a night with dinner and drinks at:

Bar American
Fig & Olive

So–whether you’re here on vacation, for work, or just want to explore more of what Midtown Manhattan has to offer, check out the list above for places that prove this vibrant part of NYC has got something for everybody.

Shizuka NY was named a 2015 New York City Hot Spot to ‪relax‬ and ‪unwind‬ by Avianca em Revista Magazine!

SHIZUKA new york Day Spa’s The Geisha Facial® was featured in the February 2015 Issue of Avianca em Revista Magazine, a magazine for Brazil’s Avianca airlines. The article is titled “Relax em Nova York” or “Relax in New York”.

The magazine listed SHIZUKA new york Day Spa as a preferred New York City Spa and “hot spot” to relax, unwind, and “beautify” in between shopping, sight-seeing, and exploring.

SHIZUKA new york Day Spa is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan across from Rockefeller Center Plaza, so as you can imagine tourists and New Yorkers alike visit our spa for a bit of respite and relaxation in between a busy day of shopping and sight-seeing, for a special day of pampering, after a long day at work, or even for a quick beauty stop during lunch hour.