Taxi is one of the most convenient ways to travel around Manhattan. Raise your hand, and one of the yellow cars will stop there for you. Yellow Cab is the official taxi of New York City. A trip in an NYC taxi is an interesting experience: taxi drivers of all nationalities speak various languages, often mumbling something to themselves, but don’t pay too much attention to it. Taxis in New York are a reliable way to get from a point A to a point B, if you are not in a mood to deal with the public transportation. Don’t forget to tip, as a rule it is 15-20%.
Uber and Lyft are very popular in New York. Download their apps if you don't have those yet, and enjoy the convenience of booking your ride online.