Escape the Room locks you and your friends in a small area for an hour. It's your job to find clues from inside to get the key to freedom.
For $28, visitors can choose an office, a home or an agency (that's the one we're in) for their room setting. Each one comes with the same rules: You have one hour, and not a second longer, to find a way out.
"There are a million things to do in New York," says Jack De Stefano, 26, who cofounded the company. "People usually go out to drink or eat..."