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Celebrating the Season: Private Party Spaces in NYC

(October 27, 2017) - New York restaurants are notoriously short on space, but we've gathered up some great exceptions for holiday and special occasion dining in a private party group space as only New York can do it. (read the story...)

Activities in NYC for the Entire Family

(October 13, 2017) - New York City is a great place for a family vacation. While the high number of people who live here, the loud noises, and the constant rushed traffic might not seem that appealing for some, New York City has a lot to offer, even for the littlest visitors. You don’t have to take your kids to Times Square if you don’t want to (although the Disney Store and the M&M shop are a hit, not to mention enchanting places like Gulliver's Gate). Depending on whether you’re traveling with younger or older kids, here are some group activities in NYC that fit the whole family. (read the story...)

NYC’s Best Food Courts for Groups

(May 19, 2017) - When you’re traveling with a large group, it can sometimes be difficult deciding what sounds good to everyone for a meal. Fortunately, New York City has its fair share of food courts to help save the day. Rounded up below are the city’s best food courts for groups. These aren’t the types of food courts you’d find at a middle-of-nowhere mall either—look for gourmet and artisanal choices, and memorable experiences, in NYC. (read the story...)

Manhattan's Best Big Bars for Groups

(May 19, 2017) - Large groups are often the most fun to go out with, but sometimes finding a space to fit the group can be a bit of a challenge, especially in the tight confines of NYC. These five bars are spacious and welcoming, making for perfect group destinations. Get your drink (and your eat!) on at any one of these fine establishments next time you’re traveling Manhattan with a large group in tow. (read the story...)

NYC's 8 Best Team Building Activities

(May 03, 2017) - Whether you’re looking to bring together a group of friends, family members, or coworkers, NYC is packed with activities that encourage team bonding. From black-light bowling and escape rooms to painting tutorials and pizza-making classes, these eight locations below provide the ideal environment for both large and small groups, creating memories that they won’t ever forget and helping to building lasting friendships along the way. (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...)

Group Travel NYC: The City's 10 Best Statues

(July 12, 2016) - Every statue has a backstory, and these 10 famous New York City sculptures are no exception. If you’re headed to Manhattan with a large group, spending some time checking out these iconic pieces of bronze can be a fun and creative way to spend your time. (read the story...)

The Best Stores to Shop with a Group

(April 13, 2016) - Shopping is as crucial to the New York City experience as a walk through Central Park or a slice of pizza. Now, shopping with a group may seem like a daunting feat, but luckily NYC was made to cater to large collections of people and tastes that range from high to low, and foodie to sports-a-holics. We’ve rounded up the best stores guaranteed to satisfy that retail fix. Grab your group and shop on! (read the story...)

The 10 Best Spots to Get Outside with a Group in NYC

(March 28, 2016) - If you’re traveling to NYC in a large group, planning a visit to one of New York's outside sites is a great way to soak up the city's atmosphere. It can be tricky keeping track of large groups in the United State’s most populated city, but the ten sites below provide perfect ways to experience New York City while still having enough space for big gatherings. Read on for the ten best outside spots for groups in NYC. (read the story...)

Bachelor Party Ideas in NYC

(February 23, 2016) - Say “bachelor party,” and some people think “loud and raucous,” while others go to “cigars and whiskey.” No matter which camp you fall into—or whether you have a completely different angle altogether—we’ve got you covered with some great group spots in New York City. From yachts to steaks to a night at the club, read on for some great ideas for a New York bachelor party. (read the story...)

Best New York City Museums for School Groups

(January 12, 2016) - With museums focused on art, science, history, and everything in between, New York City is full of opportunities for students to learn more about the world. Although the city may be tight on space, legendary institutions like the Met, the MoMA, and the Natural History Museum are all experts at taking in school groups and giving them experiences that kids will never forget. Read on for the best in New York museums for school groups. (read the story...)

Group Nights Out in New York City

(January 05, 2016) - After hours is when NYC truly comes alive (it is the city that never sleeps, after all), and we’ve rounded up some of the best ways to make the most of the epic nightlife here. Space may be at a premium in New York, but we've got some killer alternatives for group outings at night. (read the story...)

The Best Private Party Spaces in NYC

(January 04, 2016) - New York restaurants are notoriously short on space, but we've gathered up the best exceptions for group and special occasion dining in a private party space as only New York can do it. (read the story...)

A New York City Bachelorette Party Guide

(December 16, 2015) - Savoring your final days as a bachelorette? Rather than a one-night-only event that comes and goes in a New York minute, celebrate your once-in-a-lifetime occasion for an entire weekend. But where should you begin? Since you have too many social options to count in NYC, here’s a guide to help you plan your Big Apple bachelorette party. (read the story...)

Group Outings: Girl Birthday Bashes in NYC

(December 11, 2015) - It’s birthday time for a cherished daughter. The big decision? Where to take her so she feels like queen for a day. Manhattan is packed with creative choices for girl birthdays. There’s a destination to suit every interest—from art parties to cookie decorating, jewelry making, and beyond. (read the story...)

Where to Get Married in New York City

(September 21, 2015) - You've decided to take the plunge and get married. Congratulations! Here are some of the best places in New York City to get married, updated for 2015/2016. (read the story...)

Tips for Planning a Group Trip to New York City

(December 27, 2014) - If you’re thinking of putting together a group of family, friends, or students to visit, here are some recommendations on how to make a group tour easier! (read the story...)

Group Events in New York City

(December 04, 2012) - Planning a trip to NYC with a large, medium, or small group of guests? Ask our experts in the fields of NYC restaurants, stores and shopping, sightseeing, tours, attractions, bars, clubs, nightlife, Broadway, Off Broadway, theater, and more for tips on where to shop, where to eat, and much more. (read the story...)




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This Week in New York City

(11/8-11/15) 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. click here