My 13 year old son is on his first trip to NYC right now and I'm guessing he's pretty hot. I've found a lot of good tips on this board, especially on the thread from April about a 13 year old girl's vacation. (The gelato next door to the tenement museum, for example--he's going there today) Anyhow, tomorrow he's going to the Empire State Building in the morning and then is going to walk around midtown (looking at the Flatiron building, Beekman Place, Met Life Tower etc.) I suggested lunch in the Grand Central Terminal. (Or is that not a good idea?) Then after lunch they're going to the New York public library, JP Morgan library, Chrysler Building, the U.N., Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall. Then they're going to walk on Park Avenue and 5th Avenue. I'm afraid he's going to melt! He's with his grandfather (an architecture buff, you may have guessed.) I've seen mentions of a Shake Shack, but I think that's out of the way. Any other ideas of places along the route for ice cream, milkshakes, gelato...(he's never had an egg cream), any place cool (in both senses of the word)? I realize this is (very) short notice, but thanks.