Beat the heat with RiseNY, a hovering attraction that lifts you 30 feet into the air!

With temperatures expected to soar into the 90s starting Tuesday and last all week, consider beating the New York heat during the heatwave with RiseNY, a new one-of-a-kind Manhattan attraction at 160 West 45th Street.

A uniquely immersive, exhilarating and entertaining experience, RiseNY is a heartfelt and awe-inspiring tribute to the Big Apple.


Headlining a soaring ride that takes visitors on a breathtaking aerial tour of New York City, including through a snowy and freezing Big Apple. Wind, mist and scents even enhance the experience. If you’re a fan of the Soarin’ ride through Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, then RiseNY is for you.

In addition to the world-class, state-of-the-art, multi-sensory flying theater, RiseNY features museum-style exhibit galleries that pay homage to iconic aspects of New York City, from television, radio and fashion to music, Broadway, film And much more.

Scene from RiseNY in New York. (Dr. Gracelyn Santos/Staten Island Advance)

The hydraulic flying theater lifts 46 passengers at a time, 30 feet into the air, to savor Manhattan’s most iconic views from a jaw-dropping vantage point with amazing music, scents accompaniment and even splashes of water if necessary.

But that’s not all. The museum, included with ticket purchase, features galleries that transport you through the expansive evolution of the city’s pop culture – from music and radio, to film and fashion, to finance and to architecture, Broadway and the titans of industry.

There is a talk show that is very compatible with Instagram. There’s also a Honeymooners set, and the couch from the TV show “Friends,” and other Big Apple memorabilia. So beat the heat and visit RiseNY today.

Dr. Gracelyn Santos/Staten Island Advance

RiseNY invites guests to literally step into iconic New York settings. Pictured are Angelica Mroczek, left, and her sister Charista Mroczek, during a mock talk show set in New York City. (Dr. Gracelyn Santos/Staten Island Advance)

Dr. Gracelyn Santos/Staten Island Advance

RiseNY invites guests to literally step inside iconic New York sets, including a replica of “The Honeymooners” set. Pictured are Angelica Mroczek, left, and Charista Mroczek. (Dr. Gracelyn Santos/Staten Island Advance)

Keith P. Plain