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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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

Discount Savings on NYC's THE TOUR

(December 16, 2016) - A 90-minute VIP experience, THE TOUR whisks guests off to the iconic neighborhoods and landmarks that make NYC. Set your sights on Times Square and The Dakota, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Herald Square. Guided by a TOUR Navigator, THE TOUR is the only discriminating choice. Sideways is the new sightseeing!! Now ride THE TOUR for less with City Guide's exclusive coupon code. (read the story...)

Land & Sea NYC Tour: The Best of Both Worlds

(December 09, 2016) - Having trouble deciding between a bus tour and a boat tour of New York? High Quality Tours will solve the problem, as their Land & Sea NYC tour has the best of both worlds. Experience up-close views of NYC’s favorite sites, as well as some perspective, with vantages of the stunning skyline from beyond the shore. Genius, right? (read the story...)

Be Amazed by NYC Christmas Lights with High Quality Tours

(December 08, 2016) - It would be impossible to check out all of New York City’s best Christmas displays in three quick hours if you were traveling by subway. So what do you do when you want to experience all of the city’s holiday cheer during your visit to the Big Apple, but are pressed for time? Easy, you hop aboard High Quality Tours' Christmas Lights Tour. (read the story...)

Holiday Themed Events in NYC

(December 06, 2016) - There's nothing quite New York City during the holiday season. NYC department stores have beautiful window displays, streets are adorned with brilliant lights and garlands, and songs of snow, home and family can be heard everywhere. Here are a just a few key spots where one can fully embrace the holiday spirit this year. (read the story...)

Classic Christmas Decorations in NYC

(December 06, 2016) - There’s no better place to spend the holidays than in New York City. We’ve got snow, enormous trees, holiday markets, and holiday decorations galore. If you’re wanting to see the best NYC has to offer this Christmas season, make sure you check out the five classic Christmas decorations we’ve rounded up below. From Rockefeller to Saks Fifth Avenue, these icons are the kind of stuff you write home about. (read the story...)

5 Great Spots to See in the Bronx, as Inspired by A Bronx Tale

(November 30, 2016) - New York City has so much to offer, and not just in Manhattan. The city’s northernmost borough, The Bronx, is filled with interesting sites and a rich culture that every visiting tourist should experience at some point in their lives. Plus, the 1993 film classic A Bronx Tale, based on the life of Chazz Palminteri, is finally coming to Broadway this fall, co-directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Saks. From the beloved Yankee Stadium to the breathtaking New York Botanical Garden, don’t miss out on all that the Bronx has to share! (read the story...)

Things to Do Near Trump Tower in NYC

(November 17, 2016) - Visitors to midtown Manhattan have noticed some major recent gridlock: protestors have been storming the streets around Trump Tower since Donald Trump became president-elect on November 8th. With both vehicle and foot traffic bottled up in the area, we've got some tips for finding breaks from the crowds. These are our top five things to do near Trump Tower, each providing you with some peace, tranquility, and inspiration in their own individual ways. (read the story...)

All Aboard for Holiday Train Shows in New York

(November 14, 2016) - New Yorkers may not always experience joy in the normal train rides of their daily commute, but there’s plenty romance of the rails to be found at the city’s annual holiday train shows. Three rail systems put miniature New Yorks on epic scales, and prove you’re never too old to fall in love with a train set. Enjoy the 2016 holiday train shows now! (read the story...)

What to See and Do with SightSeeing Pass NYC

(November 10, 2016) - City Sightseeing knows how to plan an adventure in the city, and with their new FreeStyle Pass New York, you’ll have 72-hours of access to their hop-on, hop-off buses, as well as three to seven of New York City’s most famous attractions. There’s so much to see in the Big Apple, and the FreeStyle Pass New York accommodates it all. Don’t spend your time waiting in lines and trying to coordinate individual attractions during your trip to the city — let City Sightseeing do the work for you! (read the story...)

9 Epic Anniversaries to Celebrate in NYC This Year

(November 08, 2016) - 2016 is a big year for New York City, as nine of its most famed attractions are hitting major milestones. Bragging on runs that range from 20 to 130 years, you can get in on the celebrations of icons like the Statue of Liberty and the headquarters of the United Nations. What better time to take in a landmark, show, or building than on its anniversary? Exactly. (read the story...)

5 Things to Do on Your First Trip to Brooklyn

(November 04, 2016) - You haven’t really seen all of New York City until you’ve spent some time in Brooklyn. NYC’s most populous borough is also quickly becoming one of its most beloved, and with so much to do within its boundaries, we can’t say that we’re all that surprised. If you’re planning your first trip to BK, check out these five locations while your exploring the turf. Chances are Brooklyn might become your new favorite borough too! (read the story...)

Things to Do in New York in December

(October 17, 2016) - The list of things to do in New York in December is long and varied. From perennial favorites like the lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree to the Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden, it's a magical time of year to be in NYC. (read the story...)

The Rink at Rockefeller Center Turns 80

(October 11, 2016) - The world renowned Rink at Rockefeller Center is celebrating its 80th birthday! The Rink reopened for 2016 on Tuesday, October 11. The unofficial start of New York winter fun was hosted by Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen, along with famed ballet choreographer Edward Villella (pictured below). There was also a performance of the ballet legend’s “The Three Smokers,” along with rising child star skaters from Ice Theatre of New York and Figure Skating in Harlem. (read the story...)

How to Do NYC on a Budget

(October 04, 2016) - Traveling can get expensive quickly, especially if you’re headed to New York City. We’ve rounded up some of the best tips for taking on NYC with staying on a budget. From useful information on transportation and lodging to great resources for finding free activities and sample sales, we hope these tips will come in handy next time you visit Manhattan. (read the story...)

NYC's Best Mother-Daughter Trip Ideas

(September 27, 2016) - When it comes to planning a mother-daughter trip, New York City is an ideal destination for some serious family bonding and vacation splurging. Moms and daughters know how to have a good time no matter if they’re shopping, having a spa day or seeing a show on Broadway, and in The City That Never Sleeps they can knock out all three in one afternoon! Take a look at our list of recommendations before you arrive in the Big Apple — we promise, they won’t disappoint! (read the story...)

NYC's Best Father-Son Trip Ideas

(September 27, 2016) - A father-son visit to New York City offers just the right amount of excitement and bonding opportunities. If you’re planning a trip, make sure you check out these eight shops, restaurants, museums, and activities while you’re in town. From Blue Man Group to the Staten Island Ferry, these recommendations will be appreciated by every age group and they represent an eclectic range of some of the city’s best happenings! (read the story...)

New York Coupons: Discount Code for Ripley's Believe It or Not!

(September 21, 2016) - Get a coupon code to see unbelievable oddities at a discount at Ripley's Believe It or Not! (read the story...)

5 Reasons to Tour NYC by Bus This Fall

(September 20, 2016) - While New York City is a popular destination year round, there’s no better time than the fall to visit the Big Apple. In addition to ushering in the foliage and crisp air, autumn breathes new life into the city after a long hot summer. People are out and about and events calendars are jam-packed at many top attractions. And there’s no better way to see it all than by bus! Here are 5 reasons you should take a CitySightseeing 72-hour All Around Town Tour before the autumn season ends. (read the story...)

What to Do on a High School Senior Class Trip to NYC

(September 20, 2016) - New York City is the perfect destination to take a graduating class of high school seniors. It’s full of glitz and glam, as well as educational opportunities and shopping havens galore. Rounded up below are our top seven “must-dos” when it comes to visiting high school seniors. (read the story...)


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This Week in NYC

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