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New York City Activities
8 NYC Attractions for Groups
Whether you’re planning a corporate outing in the city or coming in from out of town, New York makes the perfect destination for any crowd. Here are several ideas across the sightseeing spectrum for your group, whether you’re looking for a dose of local history or a shopping trip a short ride from Manhattan.
Top 5 Best Cruises From New York to Take in 2019
Have you ever seen the beautiful seas of Bermuda? Do you need a break from the daily grind of New York? One of the best ways to get a new angle on the world is to travel. Choosing cruises from New York to your dream destination can accomplish the same goal.
May the Course Be With You: New York Road Runners and Where to Run in NYC
One New York experience that doesn’t cost a penny is running—just toss those kicks and basic gear in your bag and you’re set. There are parks, loops, and trails fit for everything from a gentle jog to a long distance workout, many with wonderful views of iconic NYC sites.
9 Places to Appreciate the Beauty of Stained Glass in NYC
New York is home to an incredibly rich diversity of sacred structures, many with magnificent artistic treasures in their carved stonework, intricate ceilings, and beautiful stained glass.
Where to Find Outdoor Concerts This Summer in NYC
When the weather gets warm, the city spills outside to enjoy every moment of its hard-won good weather. In the next few months, you can take a trip to Coney Island or linger in Central Park to hear musical acts from Cardi B to Dead & Company to Morrissey. Here are some of the best places to listen to live music and boost your vitamin D at the same time in New York City.
Savings and Discounts: Visiting New York City Museums on a Budget
There’s no reason to skimp on culture when you’re in New York. If you want to see some of the world’s great art works and learn fascinating stories from history, take advantage of the many free and cheap museum events throughout the city.
The Statue of Liberty Museum Opens This May in NYC
Standing 305 feet above the water in New York Harbor is one of the world’s most recognizable figures: the Statue of Liberty. This iconic New York landmark is getting her due with a new museum opening in May. The Statue of Liberty Museum, adjacent to the Statue on Liberty Island, will be free for all visitors. The museum will contain unique multimedia experiences and astounding artifacts from the copper lady’s 130-year history. Below are some highlights about this brand-new cultural institution.
Festive Fun at 23 Days of Flatiron Cheer in NYC
Flatiron is getting a lot more fun this holiday season, as the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership hosts 23 Days of Flatiron Cheer. Each day from December 1 to 23, local businesses are celebrating the holidays with a series of giveaways, free walking tours, free fitness classes, performances, and an interactive art installation on Flatiron Plaza.
9/11 Museum Debuts “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11” This Summer in NYC
This summer, come see “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11”, a special exhibition at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Opening June 27, this exhibit will explore the uplifting moments at sporting events following the September 11 attacks.
Life of Pie: Katharine McPhee to Join the Cast of Broadway’s Waitress
A handful of years before the #MeToo movement turned the spotlight onto female empowerment, Broadway shattered the glass ceiling when Waitress announced an all-female creative team. It was a Broadway first.