By Janene Mascarella

C’est Cheese!  
Know jack about cheese but love to talk fine food and wine? Take The Cheese Course Murrays Cheese on Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village. These small, fun and delicious classes featuring the very best cheeses from around the world are taught by Murray’s cheese monger experts. Vive la France with a harmony of wine and cheese, hands-on mozzarella making, pairing cheese and artisan beers and many more. MurraysCheese.com
Celebrate Your Birthday
Spring babies, take note: When visiting The Spa at Trump SoHo New York on your birthday, you can treat yourself to the ultimate relaxation experience with a special age-based discount on a Trump Signature Gemstone Spa Treatment. (For example, a guest turning 45 years old will receive $45 off his or her treatment.) The Trump Signature Gemstone Spa Treatments offer serenity through precious gem-infused oils combined with rare flower and herbal essences. The treatments include Balancing Diamonds Massage, Purifying Emeralds Massage, Revitalizing Rubies Massage and Calming Sapphires Massage. You’ll leave invigorated with the special qualities of your birthstone. TrumpHotelCollection.com/Soho
Skip the Gym
Fit Tours NYC is a company that leads outdoor workouts in and throughout Central Park that combine fitness with sightseeing. Great for business travelers and tourists, they are also a perfect fit for locals eager to break the ordinary routine of working out indoors. Sunday Run-yay (every Sunday at 9:30 a.m,) is designed for locals looking to get some fresh air and a fresh perspective on (often overlooked!) New York City scenery. They are casual weekly workouts: Walk, run, stretch, sweat, and see some amazing Central Park sights at the same time. All fitness levels welcome. FitToursNYC.com
Take Flight
Luna Park in Coney Island will be kicking off its 2014 season on Sunday, April 13th with its traditional egg-cream christening on the 87-year-old Cyclone, along with giving the first 100 guests in line a free ride on the legendary coaster. Also new for the season will be the Thunderbolt Rollercoaster, which will open to the public beginning Memorial Day Weekend. For good old fashion thrills, feel the wind in your hair on the Brooklyn Flyer. Towering and spinning nearly 100 feet over Coney Island, this ride is sure to get your adrenaline pumping. Fly around the clouds and spy the Manhattan skyline. LunaParkNYC.com
Get Baked
Baked, the renowned Brooklyn bakery that’s caused a big buzz across the country will be opening their first NYC location in April in Tribeca on Church Street. What to try? Word has it the Brownies and Brooksters (a chocolate chip cookie inside a brownie shell) are ultra-heavenly! BakedNYC.com
Mix and Mingle 
(Le) Poisson Rouge is an intimate music venue dedicated to the fusion of popular and art cultures in music, film, theater, dance and fine art. Their mission is to revive the symbiotic relationship between art and revelry.  For an intimate space, they have attracted well-known artists like Lady Gaga, Lorde, Yo-Yo Ma, Lil Buck, Tori Amos, partnership concerts with the Metropolitan Opera, Beck and many others. If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday night, check out the venue’s website for events. 158 Bleecker Street, LePoissonRouge.com
Evoke Good Spirits   
The best spot to resurrect your love for wining and dining is at Dylan Prime, a newly reopened  and renovated TriBeCa eatery that features modern American cuisine with a focus on seasonal ingredients, fresh game and seafood. There’s a fun approach to classic cocktails with a barrel-aged Manhattan on draught, an expansive collection of large format wines, craft beers and a “build your own” martini menu with assorted stuffed olives. 62 Laight Street at Greenwich Street, DylanPrime.com

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