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Planning for the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon
(October 19, 2018) - The 2017 TCS New York City Marathon will attract distance runners from around the world, putting on a show of stamina and determination for fans who line the streets of all five boroughs. The race is held on the first Sunday in November, which will be on the 4th in 2018. (read the story...)


What to Expect at New York's New 'DreamWorks Trolls The Experience'
(October 12, 2018) - 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. (read the story...)


A Perfect Day at Liberty Island, Ellis Island, & The Battery
(September 28, 2018) - 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. (read the story...)


See Luke Skywalker’s Authentic Lightsaber at Ripley’s!
(September 28, 2018) - Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square is a sightseeing experience unlike any other, and through the month of October there's a special rarity making it even more attractive: Luke Skywalker’s actual lightsaber from Star Wars! Mark Hamill, who played Skywalker, wielded this prop in The Empire Strikes Back. (read the story...)


Brooklyn Backyards: 8 Parks to Visit in Brooklyn
(September 21, 2018) - 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. (read the story...)


How to Spend an Afternoon in Red Hook, Brooklyn
(September 21, 2018) - 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! (read the story...)


Instagram Worthy: The Museum of Illusions Comes to New York City
(September 18, 2018) - New York's new, limited-time Museum of Illusions will leave you in awe as you explore realms of eye-fooling tricks and Instagram-worthy installations. With 10 locations around the world, the Museum of Illusions is already popular, now adding its first American location in NYC's Meatpacking District. (read the story...)


Itinerary—Saturday in Gowanus: A Brooklyn Neighborhood Reborn
(September 14, 2018) - Gowanus is a Brooklyn neighborhood once known for manufacturing and shipping, as its namesake canal runs directly through the area. Once an eyesore wedged between prettier areas like Carroll Gardens and Park Slope, Gowanus has enjoyed something of a renaissance in recent years. We’ve put together a day of fun in Gowanus for the adventurous and hungry visitor to this remarkable neighborhood. (read the story...)


An NYC DIY Tour for 30 Rock Fans
(September 07, 2018) - The near-perfect sitcom 30 Rock follows grumpy, sweatshirt-prone TV writer Liz Lemon and her colleagues who make a weekly live comedy show at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Use this guide and you'll find the New York of your 30 Rock-inspired dreams. (read the story...)


Remembering 9/11 in New York 2018: A Guide
(September 07, 2018) - 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, 2018. (read the story...)


The Empire State Building Opens New State-of-the-Art Observatory Entrance
(August 22, 2018) - NYC's most iconic skyscraper, the Empire State Building welcomes some four million visitors to its Observatory every year. This week, the building opened a stunning new Observatory Entrance on 20 W. 34th St., an addition that will make the visitor's experience more "memorable, shareable, and pleasant," according to Anthony E. Malkin, CEO and Chaiman of the Empire State Realty Trust. (read the story...)


New York Secrets: Rock and Roll Explorer Guide
(August 22, 2018) - New York's rock roots run deep—probably even more than you know. Pop open the cover of Rock and Roll Explorer Guide to New York City and you'll enter a series of scenes, times, and places that left a mark on culture around the world. (read the story...)


Candytopia: An Instagrammable Candy Wonderland Now Open in NYC
(August 16, 2018) - What happens when a dreamland and candy come together to create an attraction in New York City? Candytopia is born! (read the story...)


Virtual Space Flight, Hotel Transylvania, & Zombie Attacks at VR World NYC
(August 14, 2018) - To the list of New York experiences you can't get anywhere else add the largest and most innovative virtual reality center in the country: VR World. (read the story...)


Your Perfect Day in Central Park
(August 09, 2018) - Here is an outline of a perfect day in Central Park for an active, outdoorsy group, from breakfast time to sunset. (read the story...)


New York Spirit: The Best Distillery Tours in the City
(August 09, 2018) - Check out some craft distilleries making excellent spirits in facilities throughout Brooklyn and one location in the Bronx, in addition to a new vodka distillery in Manhattan. (read the story...)


Yaaaaas Queen: A Broad City Guide to NYC
(August 07, 2018) - One of the most entertaining shows to call New York City home is Comedy Central’s Broad City. To prepare for the release of the fifth and final season, visit some of the places Ilana Wexler and Abbi Abrams have visited, mentioned, or passed by in the series! Ilana and Abbi know where to go to have a "high" time through Manhattan and Brooklyn—enjoy spending a day Ilana and Abbi style! (read the story...)


Celebrate The Intrepid's 75th Anniversary in NYC This August
(July 27, 2018) - To honor the ship’s 75th anniversary since its commissioning, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will welcome veterans who served on Intrepid, their families, and the public to the ship and celebrate their courage. (read the story...)


SPYSCAPE: What Not to Miss When Visiting New York's Ultimate Spy Experience
(July 23, 2018) - If you dream of becoming a secret agent then New York City’s SPYSCAPE is a must-visit experience. SPYSCAPE is the world's premier spot to learn spy history and see if you have what it takes to be an undercover operative. (read the story...)


New York Sports Tours: A Brand-New Luxury Ride Through NYC Sports History
(July 17, 2018) - Some of the longest-standing traditions in U.S. history started right here in New York City, including the sports we still play today! The story of New York sports is a dense, fascinating tale, and now you can learn it from the best. Experience the history of baseball, basketball, football, boxing, and more with the brand-new New York Sports Tours. (read the story...)


Seeing Green: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 3 and Domino Park Are Now Open!
(July 13, 2018) - Nearly 20 years in the making, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s 85 acres of waterfront property are now 90% complete. The park recently opened their lush lawn, Pier 3. Now all five of the park's piers have been successfully converted into space open to the public. With summer attendance off to a busy start, the picturesque waterfront complex will give Central Park a run for the money. (read the story...)


The Best Sightseeing Passes for NYC
(July 10, 2018) - There’s so much to do and see in New York City that you’d be hard-pressed to do and see it all. Package pass deals are one of the best ways to see as much as possible in the city with whatever time you have. Go way beyond the New York Pass with these five alternatives that will help you experience the sights and sounds of NYC at a discount. (read the story...)


Scooter & Moped Tours of NYC
(June 19, 2018) - Let’s celebrate the diversity of city transportation with a quick look at New York scooter tours. Whether you’re seeking a motorized kick scooter or a full-blown Vespa, you can see the city in style and even get a few fun facts about it along the way. (read the story...)


New on New York's Water: Circle Line Cruises for Summer 2018
(June 13, 2018) - For more than 70 years, Circle Line has been showing guests the best sights of NYC, including the only cruise that takes visitors and locals alike all the way around the island of Manhattan: Circle Line’s Best of NYC Cruise. (read the story...)


New Escape Adventure Coming to Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square
(June 13, 2018) - This summer, come to Ripley’s Relic, a new attraction in Times Square at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum. (read the story...)



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