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Video: The Best 10 Things to Do in NYC This Week

(January 19, 2017) - Looking for the Top 10 things to do in NYC this week? Check out City Guide's new video roundup through Tuesday, January 24th and full of the best New York activities. (read the story...)

The Best 9 Warm Drinks for Cold Winter Days in NYC

(January 19, 2017) - A New York winter offers some great ways to warm up, including sipping on these nine hot drinks. Boozy, spiked, and alcohol-free, there’s a warm beverage on this list for all. Make sure you keep yourself feeling toasty this winter. New York City might be dipping into the freezing temperatures, but that doesn’t mean that you have to dip with them. Order a drink and heat up! (read the story...)

NYC's Most Famous Skyscrapers

(January 18, 2017) - When you think about New York City, you probably can’t help but to visualize its famed skyline. There’s no city on the planet quite like NYC, and Manhattan’s skyscrapers have a lot to do with that. Rounded up below are the city’s most famous skyscrapers, each of which should be added to your NYC bucket list. It’s one thing to admire a building from afar, and it’s an entirely other thing to step foot within its mesmerizing architecture. (read the story...)

The 5 Best Places to Eat Near Radio City Music Hall

(January 18, 2017) - Catching a show this winter at the Radio City Music Hall? Good call. And what always goes with a show? Dinner, of course. If you’re looking for a hot dining spot in the area, make sure you try out one of these top-quality restaurants — all within walking distance of Radio City! From a Brazilian steak house to a Michelin star seafood restaurant, these are our top five picks, and we think they’ll be yours too. Enjoy! (read the story...)

Broadway Behind the Scenes: BroadwayCon Update, Aladdin Changes, and More

(January 18, 2017) - For the next couple of weeks leading up to BroadwayCon’s three days kicking off on January 27th, I expect there will be one, two, or several more updates to my original story. This is the first. (read the story...)

New York's Concert for America on Inauguration Day

(January 18, 2017) - Described as a “star-studded benefit concert highlighting the diversity and hope that is America at its best,” Concert for America will take place at Town Hall on Friday, January 20 at 3pm. (read the story...)

This Week in NYC (1/18-1/25)

(January 18, 2017) - (1/18-1/25) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City. (read the story...)

Things to Do in NYC (1/18-1/25)

(January 18, 2017) - (1/18-1/25) City Guide's Things to Do in NYC brings you the best in special NYC events, exhibits, sightseeing activities, fun for kids, concerts, and nightlife. This week, antique collectors flock to the Park Avenue Armory for the annual Winter Antiques Show. Kids can catch Thomas the Train at the New York Botanical Garden, poetry lovers will want to visit the new Emily Dickinson exhibit at The Morgan Library & Museum, aspiring magicians should check out Brooklyn's pop-up Hall of Magic, and so much more! (read the story...)

Try Your Hand at Spells in Brooklyn’s “Hall of Magic”

(January 13, 2017) - Fans of Syfy’s The Magicians will be thrilled to learn that they can now head to The William Vale Hotel in Brooklyn to engage in a fantastical world of mind control, levitation, and spell casting—all inspired by their favorite TV show and book. The best thing about it? This self-guided experience is completely free. Simply reserve tickets online via the “Hall of Magic” website (or if you want to risk it, walk-ins are also allowed to enter, space permitting). If you’ve ever wished that you lived in a magical world, now’s your chance to experience one. (read the story...)

Richard Gilder Center: A Major Expansion for the Natural History Museum

(January 13, 2017) - Recently greenlit by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission and Manhattan Community Board 7, The American Museum of Natural History is moving forward with plans for a $340 million expansion/reconfiguring that will include the creation of the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation. The goal of a 2020 opening coincides with the Museum’s 150th anniversary. Fundraising efforts have already seen more than $277 million raised. (read the story...)

Cat People: NYC Hosts Its First Ever Cat Conference

(January 11, 2017) - Cat owners and wannabe cat owners, it’s time to mark your calendars. For the weekend of March 11th and March 12th, 2017 you’ll want to be in New York City for the first feline-focused conference this city has ever seen (and that’s saying something, because this city has seen a lot): Cat Camp. Cat Camp is going to be the must-attend event for every cat person in the NYC area come early March, filled with vendors, shopping experiences, inspirational talks, and an adoption area. Get your tickets meow (sorry, we had to). (read the story...)

Unprecedented Broadway: Cirque de Soleil PARAMOUR

(January 10, 2017) - It may be teeming with virtuoso acrobats, tumblers, aerialists, unicyclists, and an irresistible clown (Nate Cooper), but Cirque de Soleil PARAMOUR is a world apart from conventional circus creations. Here these acts serve as a Cirque celebration and as a backdrop to one of Broadway’s most creative productions to date. (read the story...)

The Best of Restaurant Week NYC 2017

(January 10, 2017) - It may be the depth of mid-winter in New York, but you’ll find plenty of possibilities for warmth during 2017 Restaurant Week. A hefty 378 spots participate, rolling out a very affordable red carpet with three-course specials for both lunch and dinner. The cost is a fraction of what you might find other weeks—$29 for lunch and $42 for dinner (not including tax and tip). We've got the best of New York's 2017 winter Restaurant Week, but don't wait too long: the specials start on Monday, January 23rd, and end Sunday, February 5th. (read the story...)

7 Secrets You Didn't Know About the Empire State Building

(January 10, 2017) - With the Empire State Building turning 85 years old this year, we thought it appropriate to divulge some of the iconic skyscraper’s secrets. Don’t worry, you won’t have to be sworn to secrecy over these strangely interesting facts—but you might be surprised by them! From the time it took to build the Empire State Building to the nap pods that once took over an entire floor, these seven secrets are inspiring, intriguing, and in some cases, downright bizarre! (read the story...)

BroadwayCon 2017: Broadway's Biggest Names Come Out to Play

(January 10, 2017) - BroadwayCon, Broadway’s seismic annual event, has outgrown last year’s New York Hilton Midtown venue. For 2017, from Friday, January 27th through Sunday the 29th, BroadwayCon will “play” NYC’s Jacob Javits Center with a star-spangled “cast” of celebs, both onstage & behind the scenes. Carpe BroadwayCon! (read the story...)

The 5 Things to See During NYC Attractions Week

(January 09, 2017) - Mark your calendars, because from January 17th to February 5th, 2017 NYC Attractions Week takes over the city, and you’re going to want to get in on the action. For a little over two and a half weeks, some of New York City’s most beloved attractions will be participating in a 2-for-1 deal that allows you to purchase two-person admission for the price of one ticket. That’s right, grab your bestie and get to planning, because deals like this don’t come around often. Need some help deciding where to go and what to do? Check out our top 5 picks for NYC Attractions Week below. (read the story...)

5 Indoor Activities for the NYC Winter

(January 06, 2017) - Nobody wants to spend the day standing around outside when temperatures start dropping down into the 30s, 20s, and even teens, but on that same note, nobody wants to spend an entire trip to New York City stuck inside their hotel. Fortunately, there’s a perfect cure-all. These 5 indoor activities below provide hours of entertainment and excitement for locals and visitors alike, and they also keep you from getting frostbite. (read the story...)

Warm Up with Winter Fun in NYC

(January 06, 2017) - Don’t let the cold and snow throw you: January is a great time to be in New York. The city’s wealth of indoor attractions makes it easy to entertain and educate the whole family, with the added bonus of not having to deal with the crowds of warmer seasons. (read the story...)

Dry January: Where to Get a Mocktail in NYC

(January 06, 2017) - Partaking in Dry January this year? If so, water is going to get real old, real fast… so why not try out some of New York City’s best mocktails instead? Just because you’re going alcohol-free for a month doesn’t mean that you can’t order specialty drinks when you dine out. Check out these five suggestions for NYC’s best virgin cocktails. We promise these mocktails won’t let you down! (read the story...)

Military Savings in NYC

(January 06, 2017) - Being a part of the military has its perks, and these four military and veterans discounts in NYC are just some of them. From free admission to the top of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building to a discounted full churrasco dining experience at a Brazilian steakhouse, if you’re part of the active or retired military community, you’ll want to take advantage of these amazing citywide savings. Besides, if anyone deserves it, it’s got to be you. (read the story...)

The Best NYC Non-Souvenir Souvenirs

(January 06, 2017) - Souvenirs are a tricky thing, whether you’re gifting others or simply procuring something for yourself. Most souvenirs are best left in the places they hail from, considering their usual fate involves collecting dust once brought back home. In New York City, however, the souvenir market is a treasure trove of unique finds and keepsakes you’ll actually want to keep. There are exclusive products (hello 1-pound chocolate Kiss!) and only-in-NYC things aplenty. For the best souvenirs to get, gift, receive and enjoy, read on. (read the story...)

The 6 Mistakes Most NYC Tourists Make

(January 06, 2017) - New York City is guaranteed to provide you with a good time no matter what season of the year you’re visiting, and if you’re planning a trip to the Big Apple, you’ll want to be sure to get as many tips from locals as you can. While there are plenty of things you can and should do while in the city, there are also a handful of things that you shouldn’t. Listed below are the six biggest mistakes that most NYC tourists make. Read them over, and then avoid them at all costs! (read the story...)

5 NYC Museums You Didn't Know About

(January 06, 2017) - Nothing against New York's major museums, but if you've "been there and done that" you may , you might be looking for what else NYC has to offer. Listed below are five museums in the city that we bet you didn’t know about. From The New York City Transit Museum to the Museum of Sex, these five museums will have you feeling like a local… and an educated one at that! (read the story...)

Save on NYC's Best Theater During Winter Broadway Week!

(January 06, 2017) - Broadway is home to some of the highest quality productions in the world—and, unfortunately, also some of the highest ticket prices. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to save money on tickets to the Great White Way. Theatergoers heading to Broadway this January and February, for instance, can take advantage of Broadway Week, which will offer 2-for-1 tickets to top Broadway shows. (read the story...)

Serious Savings on Theatre, Restaurants, & Attractions This January in NYC!

(January 05, 2017) - Planning a trip to New York City this winter? If so, you couldn’t have picked a better time. NYC Broadway Week, NYC Attractions Week, NYC Restaurant Week, and NYC Off-Broadway Week all fall between January 17th and March 12th, meaning that the winter is the season for deals and major savings in the city. Start planning, because you’re not going to miss out on these city-wide steals! (read the story...)


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This Week in NYC

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