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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. St. Patrick's Cathedral. Taking a tour of St.

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Patrick’s is a wonderful opportunity to come to a deeper understanding of the architecture, history and spirit of this great Cathedral. Visitors and friends are welcome to join us for guided tours of the Cathedral. Please contact Roberta Shea, Director of Volunteers and Cathedral Tours to inquire about availability. Tours can be conducted Monday through Friday for groups of 10 or more and must be scheduled in advance. All tours are free of charge, though contributions are accepted. Please Call Roberta Shea, Director of Volunteers and Cathedral Tours, to schedule a tour at 212.355.2749 ext. 829. Walk-in Tours Following are the dates/times selected for February-May walk-in tours. All tours begin at 10 am March Moday, 3/3 Friday, 3/7 Tuesday, 3/11 Thursday, 3/13 Wednesday, 3/19 Monday, 3/24 Friday, 3/28.

Bikeman 9/11. Museum. 48 Cool Things To Do in NYC That Turn Visits Into Epic Stories. 101 things to do in the summer in New York City 2013. About.com: What to See and Do in New York City on a Rainy Day : New York Habitat Blog. Rainclouds gather over New York City’s Lower Manhattan skyline New York is the Empire city that never sleeps: always bustling and always crowded.

What to See and Do in New York City on a Rainy Day : New York Habitat Blog

Occasionally, however, the streets empty suddenly as people lunge for the nearest taxicab or down the nearest subway entrance. New York City Sailing, Boat Tours, and Private Charters on Schooner Adirondack, Yacht Manhattan, and Schooner America 2.0 (NYC, NY) Cruising New York style on Carnival Glory. IF the best thing about visiting a city is the moment you leave it then it sounds like the trip’s been a failure.

Cruising New York style on Carnival Glory

Then again this is New York City and I’m sailing out of the harbour on the cruise ship Carnival Glory. Frankly, this is one of the best things I’ve ever done – a 90 minute non-stop wonder. As the 110,000 tonne ship ­manoeuvres out of the Manhattan cruise terminal the ­excitement begins, and I am with the ranks of passengers crammed to every available viewing point on the port side to get the best view and camera snap. Next door is USS Invincible, itself an impressive Second World War aircraft carrier but a vessel dwarfed by the liner. New York Helicopter Tours, New York Bus Tours, Cruises, Bike Tours. Welcome to the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. National September 11 Memorial & Museum. The World Trade Center Site Over 55 Years. St. Paul's Chapel - New York City - Reviews of St. Paul's Chapel. The Trust for Governors Island. The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Home.

American Museum of Natural History. The Museum of Modern Art. Free New York City Museums and Culture at I Heart NY Museums. NYC Guide: 10 amazing ways to spend an afternoon. New York is packed with fun things to do, and you can't go wrong with the classic attractions: rowing boats in Central Park, kissing at the top of the Empire State Building, eating oysters at Grand Central.

NYC Guide: 10 amazing ways to spend an afternoon

But I'd love to share a few twists on those adventures that we've discovered over the years... 1. 10 best things to do in New York. Red Rooster © Tripbod Craig 1.

10 best things to do in New York

Red Rooster: hip Harlem comes home to roost Uptown is hotter than ever, and at the center of it all is celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson’s restaurant/bar/jazz club that opened in 2010 and has been jam-packed ever since. I come here to dig into gourmet plates of global-influenced comfort food like jerk chicken and Swedish meatballs as I take in the lively vibe that’s driven by a diverse crew of beautiful people that fills the handsome interior and sunny outdoor sidewalk tables. You’ll have to wait a bit and the subway ride from Downtown can take a while, but it is well worth it for an experience that captures a current snapshot of what I love about New York.

Top Ten Things To Do In New York Off The Beaten Path. Brighton Beach If you really want to see New York off the beaten path, then get on a subway and go explore New York outside of Manhattan.

Top Ten Things To Do In New York Off The Beaten Path

New York boroughs have plenty of unique neighborhoods that really worth a visit. Brighton Beach is definitely one of them and one of best places to visit in Brooklyn. 10 unusual things to do in New York City. Home - Empire State Building. Times Square Ball. Grand Central Terminal's Walking Tours. Audio Tour MTA Metro-North Railroad, which operates the Terminal, has teamed up with Orpheo USA, one of the world's most experienced producers of audio tours, to give tourists, travelers and locals alike a history of the terminal filled with interesting details and insights.

Grand Central Terminal's Walking Tours

Orpheo's state-of-the-art audio device and headset comes with a map of the terminal for just $9 per adult and $7 discounted (seniors, military, students, kids). Group rates are available by contacting: 917-566-0008 or by email: gct@orpheo.us The tour focuses not only on the architectural highlights of the Terminal but provides a real story about little known secrets, anecdotes, archival material and the History of the Terminal, with a capital H. Visitors will not see Grand Central with the same eyes after taking the tour.   Chrysler Building. The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue.

  Chrysler Building

Standing at 319 m (1,047 ft) high,[1] it was briefly the world's tallest building before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931. However, the Chrysler Building remains the world's tallest brick building.[2][3] After the destruction of the World Trade Center, it was again the second tallest building in New York City until December 2007, when the spire was raised on the 365.8 m (1,200 ft) Bank of America building, pushing the Chrysler Building into third position.

History. Schwarz® Toys - home of the legendary toy company. .: Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation of the State of New York :. Lowline. Things to See/Do in NYC. Sopranos Sites Guided Tour (Bus) from All New York Tours. Information Operates:Saturday Location:New York City Region:New York Duration:4 hours.

Sopranos Sites Guided Tour (Bus) from All New York Tours

Manhattan's Beat. New York City’s Hidden Subway Station. Deep in the belly of New York’s subway system, a beautiful untouched station resides that has been forgotten for years with only a limited few knowing of its existence.

New York City’s Hidden Subway Station

Stunning decoration with tall tiled arches, brass fixtures and skylights run across the entire curve of the station, almost a miniature imitation of Grand Central Station… But it sounds like something straight out of Harry Potter, right? It was opened in 1904, with the hope of making it the crowning glory of the New York subway system in elegant architecture and a place for commemorative plaques to honour the work that had resulted in such a successful underground mass transit system. It was to be the original southern terminus of the first ‘Manhattan Main Line’; however the station was closed and boarded up in 1945. The reason for its closure was that newer longer cars were required to match the demand of passengers that passed through the system. Forgotten NY. New York City Attractions: What to Visit in New York City. Things to do in New York City.

Revel in New York. New York: Nigel Thompson explores a coop park and hip hotel. DISUSED railway lines were a source of untold wonder when I was a kid. Thanks to Dr Beeching’s axe in the early 60s me and my mates had a superb linear playground near our street. Great lumps of rusty metal to whack with a stick, old sets of points to play with and seemingly endless rows of sleepers to jump about on. Happy days. Tools for the Travel Trade - Travel Trade / nycandcompany.org. Scroll down for information on: • Official Guides • NYC Travel Training Academy • NYC Trade Pass for certified travel professionals • NYC Imagery • Charter Bus Parking Guidelines • NYC Tax Rates If you are looking to arrange group travel, contract hotel rooms or have other questions, please contact us at traveltrade@nycgo.com.

Official Guides NYC Official Travel Planner NYC Official Visitor Guide and Official Visitor Map Become a New York City Specialist The NYC Travel Training Academy is NYC & Company’s educational program for the travel professional. This interactive program features information on New York City hotels, shopping, dining, culture and more—all the information you need to become an official NYC Specialist. NYC Guide: My 10 favorite shops. One of the great things about visiting a new city is wandering around, getting lost and discovering things for yourself.

For example, you head to Soho, Nolita, the West Village, Williamsburg, you'll find tons of great boutiques. That said, here are 10 amazing stores not to miss... 1. John Derian (East Village) might be my favorite design store of all time. His signature decoupage plates and paperweights feature flowers, frogs, ships and gorgeous typography, and the shop feels like an elegant aunt's Parisian apartment, filled with striped rugs, scented candles, cheeky art books, woodblock prints and colorful quilts. Best Jeans of the Moment - Best of New York Shopping 2011. NYC Guide: A hidden playground in Manhattan. I've lived in New York City for ten years, and I've had a baby for more than a year, but the other day I stumbled upon an amazinghidden playground that I had NO IDEA existed. When you walk into Battery Park City, you see rows of tall apartment buildings. But if you walk behind the building 22 River Terrace, there's a cluster of big trees. They don't look like much, but if you head into them... ...you'll reach a clearing with a sandbox, splashy fountains, and giant slide!

It feels like you're in the middle of a forest, and the 14-foot-tall slide feels surprisingly steep. P.S. 19 best NYC playgrounds. (Photos by Smith & Ratliff) Things to do in New York City. The favourite neighbourhood haunts of five clued-up New York locals. Billy Noble 25, lives on the Upper East Side and teaches 12- to 14-year-olds in the Bronx I guess you could safely say I am not your typical New Yorker.

Due to the fairly minimal pay I receive as a teacher and the high cost of living in the city, I don't eat out much and take a lunchbox to work. I'm also in the Air Force Reserve, which means getting up around 4am on weekends, so I'm not much of a cocktails guy either. But that doesn't mean I don't go out. There's a great Indian vegetarian restaurant called Chennai (1st Ave, between East 86th and 87th), and some good spots to grab a cheap pint near where I live. When I do "go out" properly, I usually head to Alphabet City in the East Village. Great Day Trips from New York.