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Celebrate World Oceans Day This Friday with National Geographic Ocean Odyssey

(June 04, 2018) - This Friday, June 8, marks World Oceans Day. Partnering with the Dopper Foundation, National Geographic’s Encounter: Ocean Odyssey will commemorate this special day with a free talk, discount tickets, and the premiere of Plastic Bridge, a recreation of the Brooklyn Bridge made of 25,000 single-use plastic bottles. (read the story...)

An Insider's Guide: The 500 Hidden Secrets of New York

(May 22, 2018) - New York loves a secret. In a city this congested, any tangent that takes you away from the crowd is a welcome one. NYC mavens Ellen Swandiak and Michiel Vos have recently teamed up on the New York entry to the Luster series of insider guides. The 500 Hidden Secrets of New York, from ACC Distributions, provides a compact look across 100 compelling categories of under-the-radar NYC. (read the story...)

State-of-the-Art Shark Tank to Open at New York Aquarium

(May 22, 2018) - A major project is almost complete at the New York Aquarium: a new building full of massive shark tanks. Ocean Wonders: Sharks! opens June 30 and brings 100 shark species, teeth bared for all to see. (read the story...)

Best Under-the-Radar Parks in NYC

(May 11, 2018) - We all know the one big park in the center of Manhattan, but don’t you ever wonder about the other green spaces around town? Well, we’ve got you covered with this list, featuring large and small parks in NYC that don’t get as much press but are no less wonderful. (read the story...)

What's Good to Do on a Day in Harlem?

(April 13, 2018) - What's good to do on a day in Harlem? The neighborhood is rich in history and offers so much to see. While the more popular neighborhoods that tourists like to check out aren't as far north in Manhattan don't disregard Harlem. Take the short subway ride uptown for some good soul food and activities that go beyond just the normal tourist spots. (read the story...)

A Tour of Nora Ephron's New York

(March 23, 2018) - Nora Ephron is a pillar of New York culture. As a ground-breaking female writer/director, she helped define the New York romantic comedy with films like When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, and You’ve Got Mail. Read on for an Ephron-themed tour, including filming locations and some of the writer/director’s own former residences. (read the story...)

NYC Secrets: 11 New York City Islands That Aren't Manhattan

(March 23, 2018) - New York City seems like the center of the world—so much so that its geography can seem irrelevant when you’re on a visit. But when you zoom out on the map, you might begin to notice the other land masses surrounding Manhattan, from Roosevelt Island to Staten Island to Governors Island. (read the story...)

Discount Savings on NYC's THE TOUR

(March 21, 2018) - Now ride THE TOUR for less with City Guide's exclusive coupon code. (read the story...)

Book an NYC Scavenger Hunt with Watson Adventures

(March 09, 2018) - Whether you’re looking to join up on one of their public hunts, or you have a private or corporate event, Watson Adventures will deliver challenging clues designed to send you on an exhilarating two-hour journey. Their New York division has an abundance of hunts for kids, teens, and adults, from the Bronx Zoo to Brooklyn Heights and plenty of places in between. (read the story...)

What's Good to Do on a Day in SoHo?

(March 02, 2018) - What's good to do on a day in Soho? From shopping to dining and drinking, here are a few fun suggestions. (read the story...)

Indulge Your Inner Bond at SPYSCAPE, NYC's Brand-New Spy Museum

(February 22, 2018) - Ever wanted to be a secret agent? Your dreams will come true at SPYSCAPE, the museum where you’ll learn about spies and become one yourself! Come immerse yourself in a museum like no other in this brand-new Manhattan attraction. (read the story...)

What's Good to Do on a Day in Washington Heights?

(February 16, 2018) - What's good to do on a day in Washington Heights? From Fort Tryon Park to "La Casa del Mofongo," you'll find plenty to check out here. (read the story...)

Things to Do in the Flatiron District in NYC

(February 15, 2018) - The Flatiron District takes its name from the Flatiron Building, the endlessly photographed wedge-shaped building on 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue. The boundaries of the neighborhood push north of 23rd Street into what used to be considered a portion of the NoMad neighborhood, and south down towards Union Square. After you snap your perfect pic in front of the Flatiron, you have endless options to explore. We’ve narrowed them down for you, whether you’re looking to shop, eat, explore, or all of the above! (read the story...)

NYC's 10 Best Escape Rooms

(February 02, 2018) - If you've never experienced one of New York City’s famed escape rooms, then you’re in for a real treat with these ten challenges. The gist is simple: get yourself and your teammates out of a locked room using hidden clues and quick-thinking, and do it within sixty minutes (at most). Sounds fun, right? Trust us, it definitely is. (read the story...)

What to Do with a Family Over a Winter Weekend in NYC

(February 02, 2018) - NYC is still in its winter months, where going up and down the streets of New York City sightseeing can be cold, and if coupled with a harsh wind chill factor, unbearable. So what else can you do to occupy your time in NYC without freezing any limbs off? Here’s a list of winter activities the whole family can enjoy, even when the temperatures are low. (read the story...)

New York’s Newest Can’t-Miss Attraction: NFL Experience Times Square

(December 21, 2017) - Opening this November, NFL Experience Times Square takes visitors on a hero’s journey from fan to player to champion 365 days a year. This brand new, immersive experience gets you closer to pro football than ever before with an incredible 4D theater, over 20 interactive activities, and the Vince Lombardi Trophy on display 365 days a year. (read the story...)

Secrets of Midtown: Scavenger Hunt NYC

(December 11, 2017) - New York City is steeped in history and midtown is no exception. From the Empire State Building’s one-building-only zip code to the staggering tally of annual visitors to Central Park, the city that never sleeps is full of all kinds of fascinating facts and figures. To dig deep into the secrets of midtown check out the trivia in this interactive Scavenger Hunt. (read the story...)

Get Up Close to the Glory of the Yankees with Yankee Stadium Tours

(November 28, 2017) - You don't have to be a hardcore, all-stat-knowing fan to appreciate the joy and history the New York Yankees have brought to the Bronx and New York City, winning baseball's title of World Champions a record 27 times. (Of course, if you are, all the better!) Yankee Stadium Tours are offered year round, including the off-season from 11am-1:40pm, running every 20 minutes. (read the story...)

Seeing New York by Land and Sea: High Quality Tours Lives Up to Its Name

(November 03, 2017) - Willy Wonka may be dazzling the kiddies with nightly tours of his delectably delicious chocolate factory on the corner of 46th and Broadway, but the chocolatier is no match for the guides at High Quality Tours. (read the story...)

What to See and Do with SightSeeing Pass NYC

(November 02, 2017) - CitySightseeing knows how to plan an adventure in the city, and with their new SightSeeing Pass NYC, you’ll have access to their hop-on, hop-off buses, as well as your pick of the city’s most famous attractions. There’s so much to see in the Big Apple, and the SightSeeing Pass NYC accommodates it all. Don’t spend your time waiting in lines and trying to coordinate individual attractions—let CitySightseeing do the work for you! (read the story...)

Touring the World's Most Famous Stadium: Yankee Stadium in the Bronx

(October 31, 2017) - There’s no team with a record of winning like the New York Yankees, with 27 World Series championships (and counting) on the franchise resume. The Yanks have a home to match their legacy, Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, where the team’s roots date back to 1923. To learn more about the lore of the Yankees and experience Yankee Stadium as an insider, go on a baseball adventure with Yankee Stadium Tours. (read the story...)

What to Do in Downtown NYC's Hudson Square

(October 27, 2017) - This is Hudson Square, the not-quite-Soho, not-quite-West-Village neighborhood you need to know. It’s home to a collection of quality businesses and attractions, with more on the way. No need to stumble into this treasure trove; here’s a guide so you can navigate the area with confidence. (read the story...)

Make It Work: The Project Runway Experience at Madame Tussauds

(October 19, 2017) - Visitors to Madame Tussauds now have the opportunity to “make it work,” thanks to a new experience that brings the hit TV show Project Runway to life. The Project Runway Experience, which opened in September at Madame Tussauds’ New York location, is a new interactive fashion design special that lets participants create their own runway-ready looks. (read the story...)

10 Best Selfies at Madame Tussauds New York

(October 16, 2017) - At Madame Tussauds in Times Square, you can see celebrities, movie characters, and world leaders up close. The wax figures in this legendary attraction will make you do a double-take, as if Britney Spears or Samuel L. Jackson is actually in the room with you! Various packages include tours displaying Marvel comic book characters, the Ghostbusters, King Kong, and a brand-new Project Runway-themed exhibit. Some of the figures are too lifelike not to grab a photo with them. Here’s a list of the ten most photogenic wax figures at Madame Tussauds. (read the story...)

National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey Now Open in Times Square!

(October 02, 2017) - New York has welcomed its newest attraction: “National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey” in Times Square. This breathtaking experience gives visitors the chance to explore the ocean like they never could before thanks to state-of-the-art technology and a brilliant team of designers. Short of a submarine, you'll be hard pressed to find a better way to experience life as it's lived under the sea. (read the story...)


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