SND/NYC Venues:

Thursday: Most workshops are at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 W 40th St (Times Square). Check the official schedule to confirm the location and address of your session.

Thursday Night: Opening party at Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave, in Brooklyn (Williamsburg). Take the L train to Bedford Ave., the venue is a short walk from there. Note: Official I.D. is required. If you don’t have a U.S. license you should bring your passport or you will be denied admission.

Friday and Saturday: All sessions, including the awards reception and ceremony, will be at The New School’s University Center at 63 5th Ave (near Union Square).

Saturday Night: Closing party and karaoke at The Wooly at 11 Barclay St. near City Hall.

Getting around

Around the city: Subways are the easiest way to move around the city. Google Maps and other online services provide excellent instructions for navigating public transit. 

To/from the airports: Taxis and car services like Lyft and Uber are plentiful. JFK and EWR airports offer AirTrain service, with connections to Penn Station. Several bus and shared ride vans service all three airports.


Hotels and Lodging

The preferred hotel for SND/NYC is the Hyatt Union Square, just blocks away from our main venue at The New School. However, there are many options for every price point and preference of amenities, neighborhood and more. Other nearby recommendations: