On the Waterfront: Brooklyn's Coastal Neighborhoods
Read on for overviews of 7 Brooklyn waterfront neighborhoods including Greenpoint, Williamsburg, DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights, Red Hook, and Coney Island.
Visit a Revolutionary War Battle Site at the Old Stone House in Brooklyn
The Old Stone House sits in the middle of Park Slope, a neighborhood in South Brooklyn near Prospect Park. The small Old Stone House is now surrounded by sporting fields and playgrounds, but the area was once the site of a small Dutch farmhouse built in 1699. Later, it stood during an important battle in the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Brooklyn. Today, visitors of all ages can step inside Old Stone House and learn the history of Brooklyn from inside this important landmark.
TSX Broadway: Times Square’s Brightest New Destination
Once completed, TSX will be a venue for innovative retail, a major new dining hub, an outdoor performance venue, and a luxury hotel. Developers will also be revolutionizing a historic Broadway theatre for the project.
Peek Inside the Empire State Building's New Second Floor
The Empire State Building has revealed a new museum, the Observatory Experience. The result of a $165 million investment, this second floor stopover will substitute for what was once time spent waiting on line.
Cruising New York with Hornblower: The Broadway on the Water Cabaret Cruise & More!
Hornblower Cruises and Events presents the ultimate night out in the best city in the world: the Broadway on the Water Cabaret Cruise.
New York Coupons: $5 Off at the FDNY Fire Zone
New York Coupons: FDNY Fire Zone. When you make a purchase of $25 or more at the FDNY Fire Zone, get a special deal of $5 off with the City Guide discount.
Save on National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey with City Guide's Coupon Code
Go on an immersive adventure beneath the seas, from the South Pacific to the coast of California, with National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey. Take advantage of City Guide's coupon code and you can enjoy it at a discount: $10 off.
'NYC: Above and Beyond' Coming to the Empire State Building
The Empire State Building has announced an exciting, brand-new exhibition at the world’s most-visited building. In addition to a view from the top of the 1,454-foot skyscraper, visitors can experience NYC: Above and Beyond at the top of the Empire State Building beginning this fall.
The Ultimate Day in NYC on New York Water Taxi
New York Water Taxi opens up the whole city for a day of fun! We’ve put together a day that will make the most of your New York Water Taxi All-Access Pass and give you some of the best sightseeing the city has to offer.
6 Things to Do This Summer in The Bronx
The Bronx lures a range of locals and tourists who flock here for the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), The Bronx Zoo, Yankee Stadium Tours, and top-notch Italian fare on Arthur Avenue.
Be a Star! 'Madame Tussauds New York Presents Broadway' Now Open
Some of us never stop dreaming about being a Broadway star. Now, your dreams can come true at Madame Tussauds New York. Step behind the scenes of a Broadway show, and strut your stuff onstage at this interactive experience coming to Madame Tussauds June 4, steps away from the Great White Way.
What to Do at the Seaport District This Summer in NYC
The Seaport District, formerly known as South Street Seaport, has been getting some serious upgrades lately. The former shopping center there has been torn down, replaced by rows of shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and an outdoor concert venue.
Free Fridays at the Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum
This year, the Intrepid has announced an exciting new initiative: free admission on Friday nights! April through October, this space and engineering museum in New York City will offer free admission on select Friday evenings.
The World’s Greatest Urban Views Await at New York City’s Observatories
For a real sense of the city’s epic scale, you need to get up into the sky, into one of New York's unparalleled observatories. The sometime chaos of New York sidewalks gives way to a clarity on the upper stories of One World, Top of the Rock, and the Empire State Building.
License to Thrill: The First James Bond Exhibit Comes to SPYSCAPE
Experience the world of history’s most famous spy at Driven: 007 x SPYSCAPE, a brand new exhibition inside SPYSCAPE. New York’s spy museum is bringing Agent 007 stateside on March 8.
Ripley's + 1 Ticket Offers Discounts to Major NYC Attractions
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is a museum of wondrous and strange exhibits in Times Square. Right now, with the Ripley’s + 1 promotion, buy a Ripley’s ticket and get a major discount off admission to a top New York attraction.
See the Mixed VR Defying Gravity: Women in Space at the Intrepid Museum
On view now at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an exhibition for the inspiring astronaut in you. Defying Gravity: Women in Space takes you on the groundbreaking journey of Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, with the help of VR headsets and a real space shuttle, the Enterprise, a permanent installation at the Intrepid.
What to Do in SoHo
As time goes on, all things must change. No other section of New York exemplifies this old bromide better than SoHo. Located directly south of Houston Street on the west side of Manhattan (bounded Lafayette Street on the east, Canal Street on the south, Varick Street on the west), SoHo is a friendly, beautiful, and history-rich section of New York that is home to some of the best shopping, dining, and avant-garde art.
What to Do on The Lower East Side
For decades, New York City's Lower East Side was synonymous with immigrants housed in cramped tenements, suffering terrible conditions in hope of a better life. Today, this cultural mecca is home to emerging artists, young professionals, and innovative shopkeepers with dreams of their own.
Zombies Attack in Mission: Undead 7D at Madame Tussauds in NYC
A brand-new 7D experience at Madame Tussauds New York, Mission: Undead, tasks you with killing more zombies than your friends! Prevent the zombie apocalypse and survive your first night of work on the force at this newly opened, state-of-the-art Times Square attraction.
Students Attend Spy School for Free at SPYSCAPE
SPYSCAPE, one of the hottest new attractions in New York City, welcomes students to Spy School! This program, free with the purchase of a regular ticket, will train students in the fine art of espionage using interactive experiences and authentic artifacts from historical spies. Participants at this spy museum in Midtown West will build skills in critical thinking, leadership, creativity, and agility (during the laser-dodging portion, that is!).
What to Expect at New York's New 'DreamWorks Trolls The Experience'
A world of rainbows, sparkles, and very big hair is coming to New York City as DreamWorks Trolls The Experience arrives in midtown. Sprawled across multiple floors, this interactive adventure will thrill fans of the movie Trolls and pretty much any kid who likes to dress up, bang on things, collect glitter, or dance.
A Perfect Day at Liberty Island, Ellis Island, & The Battery
The tip of Manhattan—The Battery, connected to Liberty and Ellis islands across New York Harbor—is the cradle of New York history. A strategic battle site in the Revolutionary War and the former seat of the United States capital, this area combines the old and the new, with beautiful antique buildings like City Hall near brand-new construction projects like the ultra-modern Oculus mall.
Brooklyn Backyards: 8 Parks to Visit in Brooklyn
Brooklyn might move at a slower pace than Manhattan, but it’s still New York City. It’s crowded and busy! Sometimes you need a release, whether it’s a game of bocce or a nap under a tree. Read on for the best green spaces in Brooklyn where you’ll find jaw-dropping views of the skyline, community activities, sports, and nature.
How to Spend an Afternoon in Red Hook, Brooklyn
Along with the revitalization of other Brooklyn neighborhoods, Red Hook is attracting lovers of lobster, chocolate, spirits, boats, and barbecue. Take the ferry and spend an afternoon in Red Hook, enjoying all the eats and activities the area has to offer. We promise a killer photo of the Statue of Liberty if you go!