Musings From an Escape Room Game

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Dec 0

The 5 People You May Meet At an Escape Room

It’s your birthday, and instead of the usual club or bar hopping party, you decided to take a group of your friends to play an escape room. You think you know these people; they’re your best friends! You dormed with Steve back at Pace. You’ve known Stacy since Mrs. Benson’s 9th grade Intro to Computers […]

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Dec 0

Little Things You Do That Make Your Cluemaster Secretly Happy

The majority of our staff at Mystery Room NYC are actors or entertainers, so our favorite part about this job — aside from the whole locking you up bit — is to interact with our guests. For those of you who have come to play with us, you know that our time to do that […]

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Dec 0

Soundtracking Your NYC Day-Trip

Hopped off the plane at JFK with a camera and a subway map. Wait, that’s not how it goes. But fear not, because here is a list of songs (mostly hip hop) to soundtrack your day from morning prep to the tortured barefoot walk back home.   CL — Lifted You’ve just woken up and […]

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Dec 0

Photo-Opp NYC

If you traveled to NYC, but didn’t take a photo on top of the Red Stairs, did you even go at all? With this new age of technology and social media, it’s common practice to catalog the highlights through photographs. Some of the newest phones come equipped with incredible photo taking technology and there is […]

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Nov 0

Lending a Hand for Thanksgiving

“New Colossus” Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command The […]

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Nov 0

Pokemon Go?

The summer of 2016 was the season of Pokemon Go. Within days of its launch, about 45 million people were playing worldwide. Numerous pieces were written about the game, about the collection of user data, about its ability to get video game enthusiasts active, about its positive effects on children on the autistic spectrum, and […]

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Nov 0

Confessions of an Escape Room-aholic

“When I was a little girl, there were real escape rooms and mom escape rooms. Real escape rooms made you feel shiny sparkly feelings that lasted 3 weeks and mom escape rooms gave you brown feelings that lasted forever…” So you were invited to someone’s birthday party at Mystery Room NYC. You have absolutely no […]

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Oct 0

Walk Like a New Yorker

Manhattan is the Mecca of style and poise. Turn every which way and you’ll see that the words “effortless” and “chic” can be used to describe nearly everyone on the street. And then there’s you — limping because you wore heels, drenched because you didn’t have an umbrella, and sweating because your phone died 2 […]

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Oct 0

Dating in NYC

Dating is hard. And it’s even harder when you don’t know where to take your partner. Do you go for romantic? Exciting? And excuse me, how much is that wine? Well, look no further, because we know exactly where you should go for a good time, without breaking bank. The High Line is a beautiful […]

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Oct 0

Navigating Public Transportation in NYC

Ending the Subway/Uber Debate Once and for all! So you’ve made plans to come to Mystery Room NYC. But before you come to play, you want to hit up every neighborhood: Chinatown, to Brooklyn, Washington Heights, to Central Park, to Chelsea, to FiDi. Everything here seems so close and yet so far. Do you catch a […]

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