It's not really about the drinking, its about having a good time and meeting people from all over the world.
Definitely go see a Broadway show. You can get cheap tickets on the day that you want…Just ask your TM
Do not travel with ONLY a credit card and/or debit card. Why? Cards can become demagnetized or lost….you should have some cash or traveler's checks to fall back on in case of an unfortunate inconvenience involving your plastic.