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Linda Sheridan is the Managing Editor for City Guide. She is a lifelong New Yorker, has written for the New York Daily News, and loves travel, writing, music, and space.


A Slice of Brooklyn's Dyker Heights Christmas Lights Tour Gets You in the Holiday Spirit

(December 08, 2017) - For an NYC holiday experience with a personal, local flavor, A Slice of Brooklyn's Holiday Lights Bus Tour , which tours through the Brooklyn neighborhood of Dyker Heights, will have you saying "Rockefeller Center, fuggedabout it!" (read the story...)

Enjoy a Libation at Oscar Wilde, NYC's Longest Bar

(December 06, 2017) - Looking for a bar after work with a distinguished atmosphere? NoMad’s Oscar Wilde NYC could be your next Friday evening destination. (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...)

Gonzo for Bar Gonzo: A New '70s Vibe Bar in Hell's Kitchen

(November 09, 2017) - Welcome the new kid on the block in Hell's Kitchen: Bar Gonzo, a funky, two-tier, '70s-inspired bar-lounge, created by R.L. King. (read the story...)

Autumn in New York: NYC Fall Sightseeing Must-Sees

(October 20, 2017) - There's something extra special about autumn in New York. Here are some of the NYC fall sightseeing must-sees. (read the story...)

"David Bowie is" Coming to the Brooklyn Museum

(October 10, 2017) - David Bowie, the beloved English singer/New York transplant who sang about "Changes" and is revered for perpetually changing his sound and look over a five decades-plus career, is being celebrated in the exhibition David Bowie is, coming to the Brooklyn Museum next year (March 2, 2018). (read the story...)

Prost! Celebrating Oktoberfest 2017 NYC

(September 05, 2017) - The original Munich Oktoberfest was held in 1810 and New Yorkers have been using it as an excuse to down a few beers almost ever since. For Oktoberfest 2017 in NYC, grab your favorite sweater, a friend or two, and toast Prost! at the Oktoberfest celebrations going on all around the city. (read the story...)

Chazz Palminteri, Tony Danza Join NYC's 2017 Feast of San Gennaro

(August 25, 2017) - This year marks the 91st anniversary of NYC beloved Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy, which will take place September 14-24. City Guide is a proud sponsor. It's the largest and longest running festival in the country, a celebration of the Patron Saint of Naples, as well as the celebration of Italian immigrants, welcoming some one million visitors annually. (read the story...)

Remembering 9/11 in New York 2017: A Guide

(August 23, 2017) - The tragic events of September 11, 2001, are felt around the world, but especially in New York City. We've gathered some special events offering history, respects, and reflection to mark 9/11 in New York City on Monday, September 11th, 2017. (read the story...)

The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman

(August 18, 2017) - The Duchess of Carnegie Hall-it was a term New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham dubbed his friend, muse and neighbor, fellow photographer Editta Sherman. Sherman, who resided at Carnegie Hall for more than 60 years, made a name for herself as one of the first female portrait photographers post WWII. A collection of some 60 photos of her portraits are now on display as part of the exhibition The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman, in the New York Historical Society's new Center for Women's History. (read the story...)

The Muppets Take Queens: A New Jim Henson Exhibition Opens at MoMI

(July 20, 2017) - Jim Henson has entertained and lifted the hearts of several generations of children around the world. Jim Henson: The Exhibition, now permanently housed at the Museum of the Moving Image, is a celebration of the beloved characters and worlds created by Henson, including Kermit the Frog, Big Bird, Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, Labryinth, and The Dark Crystal. (read the story...)

The Best September Festivals in NYC

(July 10, 2017) - As a crisp new fall begins, September in New York is brimming with festivals-a book festival, a Brazilian Day Festival, the Feast of San Gennaro, a robot making festival, and more! Here's a roundup of some of the most can't-miss September 2017 festivals. (read the story...)

Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends Explore New Worlds

(July 05, 2017) - Bill Murray and cellist Jan Vogler, along with Brazilian pianist Vanessa Perez and Vogler's wife, violinist Mira Wang, recently participated in a TimesTalk to discuss their project, an album called New Worlds, that will be released on the label Decca Gold in September. It combines classical pieces, American standards, and literary readings. They also gave treated the audience to some live performances, as they prepare for a tour, with a stop Carnegie Hall October 16. (read the story...)

These Are the Drones You're Looking For: Celebrating Pilotless Flight at Intrepid

(May 11, 2017) - Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?, now open at the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum, is the first ever major museum exhibition in the United States to explore the ever-growing industry of pilotless aircraft, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). (read the story...)

CHIHULY Glass Exhibit Illuminates the New York Botanical Garden

(April 20, 2017) - CHIHULY, a new exhibition of nearly two dozen installations, plus myriad hand glassblown pieces and drawings by renowned American abstract glass sculptor Dale Chihuly, opens at New York Botanical Garden April 22. (read the story...)

Highlights of the 2017 New York International Auto Show

(April 14, 2017) - The New York International Auto Show returns to the Javits Convention Center for 2017, serving up a sprawling, multiple story feast of color, concept, and horsepower. The show runs April 14-23. (read the story...)

LOOT: MAD About Jewelry Opens at Museum of Arts and Design

(April 04, 2017) - Gilded silver. Repurposed skateboard. Paper. Enamel. Aluminum. Driftwood. Pearls. You'll find the most unique pieces of jewelry, and personally get to meet the artists that make them, at the Museum of Arts and Design's 17th annual pop up LOOT: Mad About Jewelry, an exhibit/shopping event running April 4th through 8th. (read the story...)

NYC's Twin Peaks/Mad Men Inspired Cocktail Bar The Lately Opens

(March 24, 2017) - Those that appreciate a good cocktail and cozy ambiance will want to check out the new Twin Peaks meets Mad Men inspired cocktail bar, The Lately, now open in the Meatpacking District. (read the story...)

The Best Things to Do in New York in Spring

(March 21, 2017) - Spring is a great season to be in New York. The city thaws out and the sidewalks fill with the latest in spring fashions. We've got a rundown of the city's must-see spots for nature, history, art, culture, and entertainment. Read on for the best things to do in New York City in spring 2017. (read the story...)

In Vivid Bloom—New York Botanical Garden's The Orchid Show: Thailand

(February 17, 2017) - This year marks the 15th anniversary of The New York Botanical Garden's extremely popular Orchid Show, in the sprawling Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, opening February 18th. To add a new spin, NYBG created a Thailand-themed show this year, with good reason. (read the story...)

Indelible Marks: Tattooed New York at the New-York Historical Society

(February 02, 2017) - Tattoos are an intimate means of expressing one’s identity and experiences. First seen in North America in the early 1700s on Iriquois Indians, the popularity of tattoos in New York increased over the next three centuries, with artists establishing shops in the Bowery and Coney Island. The New-York Historical Society’s Tattooed New York chronicles the origins of tattoos from early Native American body art to being gradually embraced by sailors, women, and high society personalities, on through the city's current tattoo renaissance. (read the story...)

Richard Gilder Center: A Major Expansion for the Natural History Museum

(January 13, 2017) - Recently greenlit by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission and Manhattan Community Board 7, The American Museum of Natural History is moving forward with plans for a $340 million expansion/reconfiguring that will include the creation of the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation. The goal of a 2020 opening coincides with the Museum’s 150th anniversary. Fundraising efforts have already seen more than $277 million raised. (read the story...)

Professional Bull Riders Buck Into Madison Square Garden

(December 28, 2016) - If you’re going to be in New York City Jan. 6-8 and seek adrenaline pumping action well beyond a live Broadway show or a bustling nightclub, grab a front row seat at the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) 11th anniversary event at Madison Square Garden with the Monster Energy Buck Off. (read the story...)

Two New Exhibits Celebrate Muhammad Ali at N-YHS

(December 13, 2016) - Now on display at the New-York Historical Society are two revealing new exhibits—Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing and "I Am The King of the World"—Photographs of Muhammad Ali by George Kalinsky. The complementary exhibits, one by a watercolor painter/sketch artist and one by a Madison Square Garden photographer, offer an intimate perspective of the heavyweight boxing champion's trailblazing career. (read the story...)

See Scorsese's Personal Collection at the Museum of the Moving Image

(December 07, 2016) - Prolific NYC filmmaker Martin Scorsese is the subject of a new exhibition opening December 11th at Astoria's Museum of the Moving Image. His wide-ranging body of work is as long as his half century career, boasting some 50+ films. (read the story...)


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This Week in New York City

(12/6-12/13) 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