Evoking the ambience of a 1920s & '30s speakeasy, 54 Below provides an unforgettable New York nightlife experience, combining performances by Broadway's best with innovative New American cuisine in an elegant setting. Newsday calls 54 Below "infectious. A hip hangout for Broadway babies and the fans who love them with food that is sophisticated and understated."
54 Below254 W. 54th St.
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Comparing the Best Ways to Get Around New York City
If you’re visiting New York from a more suburban or perhaps even rural area, the way transportation works in the city can feel foreign. The transportation system in New York is different from pretty much all others in America.
Remembering 9/11, TKTS, and Other NYC Tourism News
Although the Delta variant's impact on the economy is drawing most of the headlines, it's worth noting the good news for New York that's out there as well. The city will not be competing with European destinations in light of new international restrictions. On the domestic front, the number one fall destination for Airbnb searchers? That would be New York City. NYC will be ready to greet these visitors—many coming for longer stretches than usual—as reopening news continues to post.
From Times Square to Coney Island, All Kinds of NYC Comebacks
The city is coming back quickly, to the point where things like hover drones above Times Square seem once again to be just another part of the city's fabric. Nationally, the TSA set another passenger screening record last weekend. AAA forecasts travel volumes around July 4th will approach the record highs set in 2019. As the nation and city bounce back, we see more and more openings and returns.
COVID Restrictions Lifted in NYC: Latest Tourism Update
Day 473 and it ends. COVID restrictions have been lifted in New York. Yesterday the governor's office made the announcement as the state hit the 70% adult vaccination threshold. This means no more social distancing or capacity limits—at least as far as the state is concerned—for sports, malls, gyms, movie theaters, or camps. Health screening is done. So is contact tracing. Despite the many losses of these past 473 days, we expect the city to move to a more celebratory stance, and the latest slate of launches supports that.
NYC Tourism June 2021
Travel was up, way up, this Memorial Day Weekend. The forecasts didn't keep people off the roads or out of the skies, and if you were up by the Met you saw a snaking line that was the longest its been for ages. Traveler confidence is way up as well, trending back to pre-pandemic levels. The city expansion continues, too.
Broadway and Off Broadway: All the Shows and Dates You Need to Know for Theatre's Return to NYC
As much as I’d like to dazzle you with a complete list of Broadway previews, openings and re-openings, the current roster is far from complete. Still, considering the Great White Way has been dormant for over a year and a half, the evolving influx of announcements is dramatically optimistic!
Broadway Is Coming Back and More NYC Tourism News
It's getting hard to keep up. With the city's COVID infection rate below 2% and falling fast, reopening announcements are piling up, and Broadway is leading the pack. Hamilton. Lion King. Wicked. All back September 14th. Tickets on sale today. Capacity will be 100%. And further premieres and returns are close behind, including Broadway's longest-runner The Phantom of the Opera. Dr. Fauci has announced that, as vaccinations increase, relaxation of indoor mask requirements will follow. Broadway's return will change the city's dynamic for tourism dramatically. The savvy move of offering vaccinations to visitors will further help the travel market.
7 Ways to Avoid Getting Into a Car Accident in NYC
Whether you’re visiting or you live in this busy city, there are some things you need to know about how to stay safe when you’re driving. Check out our seven tips to stay safe in one of the world’s busiest metropolitan areas.
NYC Tourism News in the Election Aftermath
We are, at least, on the other side of the election. However things play out, at last being able to establish some parameters will allow our city and our industry to plan for recovery. For years we've heard an artificial emphasis on sectors like coal mining. There are 50,000 coal miners in the U.S. Tourism accounts for six times as many jobs—in New York City alone! Tourism and New York can be an accelerant for national recovery. In the links below we have several innovations and data points to that end.
NYC Reopening This Week and Other Tourism Notes
You know the city's coming back when you score a seat at Carbone and they sit JLo and ARod next to you—as experienced by a Davler staffer this past weekend. Beyond celeb sightings, we're excited about the boatload of city reopenings the week is bringing...
Tourism Happenings: Cultural Institutions to Reopen in NYC
With the state infection rate below 1% for more than 11 days in a row—the rate is lower now than it was in June—the Governor has cleared the way for NYC bowling alleys, cultural institutions, and gyms to open.
Tourism Happenings Newsletter: Latest Updates for NYC
We have the latest for tourism professionals on what's going on around NYC.
'Tourism Happenings': The Latest Tourism News for NYC
Signs of renewal are everywhere in the city. The New York Botanical Garden reopened yesterday; Wave Hill is back as of tomorrow. The map of open restaurants shows 182 open streets in addition to 9,500 restaurants Read on for the latest in NYC tourism and Davler Media's new "Reach the Regionals" marketing opportunity.
How to Do Disco in NYC, Inspired by Studio 54 at Brooklyn Museum
Inspired by Brooklyn Museum’s new Studio 54: Night Magic exhibition, we've rounded up six activities for those of you that like to boogie. Shop for authentic disco gear, feel the groove at an Ice Disco, dance to disco music, and even visit the place where it all started.
Dine 101 Floors High: Hudson Yards’s Peak Restaurant Opens March 12
Dine high above New York City at Peak! This brand-new restaurant, located inside 30 Hudson Yards’ towering skyscraper, opens along with Edge observation deck next week.