What's New, New York?

What's New, New York?

People come from all around the world to take in historic sights like the Empire State Building and the Brooklyn Bridge, classic Broadway revivals like Kiss Me Kate, and vintage flavors like the classic hot dog BUT New York never stops changing and growing. So to celebrate all that is NEW right now, and to give veteran explorers some fresh ideas here’s our latest listicle…

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HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY

HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY

It is true that many New Yorkers leave the metropolis in the summer months, but New York is by no means quiet. From the parks, to the concerts to the beaches (yes, BEACHES!), there is a never-ending check list of amazing activities for visitors to enjoy. We’ve covered NYC’s best Happy Hours with some notable roof top bars thrown in here, so now what to do before 5 o’clock comes around…

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Join Us for a VIP Fourth of July Experience!

Join Us for a VIP Fourth of July Experience!

Celebrate the 4th of July in style with a top shelf open bar, waiter-passed hors d’oeuvres, a gourmet seated 3 course dinner and premium live entertainment. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and One World Trade Center! The Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular® is one of New York’s most celebrated events and the largest in America. While tens of thousands crowd the sidewalks, rooftops and high points of New York and Brooklyn, you and your guests will experience direct views of the 4th Of July Fireworks inside our beautiful yacht.

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Go Behind the Scenes on our Industry City Tour

Go Behind the Scenes on our Industry City Tour

Last month we were asked to share our Industry City tour with representatives from around the world. From behind the scenes access to maker’s studios to Japan Village to all you can eat Li-Lac chocolate samples, everyone had a blast! See for yourself!

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TIMES SQUARE – Even the locals are heading back!

TIMES SQUARE – Even the locals are heading back!

From the bright lights to the little known food gems, Times Square is the most visited tourist site in the entire United States! Read on to learn why this area is experiencing a renaissance and check out our picks for what to see, do, eat and hear!

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Celebrate World Pride in NYC! 50 Years of Stonewall!

Celebrate World Pride in NYC! 50 Years of Stonewall!

2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and the birth of Gay Rights activism, making New York City the home for World Pride. These days we know Gay Pride as a movement for equality for all who identify as LGTBQIA. It has brought us powerful progressive legislation and now the first openly gay Presidential candidate. But in late June 1969 it was the actions of a few brave people that galvanized a community, and little could they have imagined how far we would come!

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Because we are Happy! NYC's best Happy Hours!

Because we are Happy! NYC's best Happy Hours!

It’s always 5 O’clock somewhere, and in New York we can make our Happy Hours last all night! Now that Spring has Sprung and the weather is warmer, you’ll find the locals on the rooftops, sidewalks and speakeasys, sipping the latest cocktail trends, and all for those magic discounted prices. Knowing where to go is key so we have listed some of our favorite for you to check out:

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NYC Architecture Tour: The Birth and Death of American Modernism

NYC Architecture Tour: The Birth and Death of American Modernism

Along a stretch of midtown Manhattan streets less than a mile in length stand some of the most important buildings in the country. In this compact area, the world's most influential architects gave birth to American Modernism, built its undisputed triumphs, and sang its swan songs. The story hinges on four Modern landmarks: the United Nations Headquarters (1952), Lever House (1952), the Seagram Building (1958), and to a lesser degree, the Pan Am Building (1963). It seeks to explain why our buildings look the way they do, and why they could only have appeared this way right here in New York City…

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"23 Days of Flatiron Cheer"

"23 Days of Flatiron Cheer"

New York City is a wonderful place to be for the holidays and we especially love the beautiful Flatiron District and Madison Square Park. This year the Flatiron / 23rd Street Partnership is putting on “23 days of Flatiron Cheer” and there is also a special Mariah Carey Experience going on until December 4. Keep reading for more info!

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Thankful for NYC

Thankful for NYC

We are so thankful to our wonderful partners and guests for allowing us to share this absolutely amazing city with people from all over the world. As we reflect on what we are thankful for this Thanksgiving, we wanted to share some of the reasons we are especially thankful for NYC…

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The Best Halloween Parties & Events in NYC!

The Best Halloween Parties & Events in NYC!

This year, NYC celebrates the 45th anniversary of the Village Halloween Parade! Don’t miss it, along with tons of other great events!

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Fabulous Fall Events in NYC & Brooklyn

Fabulous Fall Events in NYC & Brooklyn

Fall is a fabulous time in NYC and Brooklyn! Tons to do, the weather is gorgeous — read on for our top picks!

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Interview with a Local: Nic Cowles, Tasting Room Manager of Van Brunt Stillhouse

Interview with a Local: Nic Cowles, Tasting Room Manager of Van Brunt Stillhouse

One of the best things about Brooklyn is the craft maker movement. Several of our tours are built around experiencing this phenomenon which not only is an opportunity to learn about these dynamic businesses, but a chance to meet and interact with the people who built them. One of those places is Van Brunt Stillhouse which we visit on our Red Hook Tour. We had a chance to chat with Nic Cowles who is the Tasting Room Manager of Van Brunt Stillhouse…

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New & Notable in NYC & Brooklyn!

New & Notable in NYC & Brooklyn!

New York City just keeps getting better and better! With so many new restaurants, bars, and parks not to mention theater, live music, museum exhibits and more, here are our top 5 new and notable for end of summer / fall (so far!):

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Interview with a Local: Ariel Rodriguez of La Sonrisa Empanadas!

Interview with a Local: Ariel Rodriguez of La Sonrisa Empanadas!

We are so excited to introduce you to Ariel Rodriguez of La Sonrisa, a Pop-Up Empanada company selling in artisan markets and parks throughout NYC. We visit them on the High Line as part of our Chelsea Market & High Line Food Tour. Read on to learn what makes La Sonrisa so special!

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NYC PRIDE MONTH EVENTS

NYC PRIDE MONTH EVENTS

NYC Pride is one of our favorite times - so much energy, love and celebration! Here is our roundup of top events going on in NYC:

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Things to do in NYC & Brooklyn this spring and summer!

Things to do in NYC & Brooklyn this spring and summer!

Spring has officially arrived — in weather as well as in title! And we couldn’t be happier. So many great events going on in NYC and Brooklyn. Check it out!

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Interview with a Local: Ryan Witte, Architecture Aficionado and Tour Guide

Interview with a Local: Ryan Witte, Architecture Aficionado and Tour Guide

We are thrilled to work with Ryan White, a true New Yorker and architecture aficionado. He has put together a fascinating midtown architecture tour which we are excited to share with you!

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NYC's Best Markets: Food Markets, Flea Markets & More!

NYC's Best Markets: Food Markets, Flea Markets & More!

Weekends are great for wandering and sometimes nothing is more fun than spending a few hours sampling inventive foods or shopping all kinds of locally made goods in one location. That's why we wanted to share the best of NYC's markets:

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2 for 1 tickets during NYC's Must-See Week! & Broadway Week!

2 for 1 tickets during NYC's Must-See Week! & Broadway Week!

It may be impossible to do it all in New York City — but trying is the fun part. During NYC Must-See Week, enjoy 2-for-1 tickets to many of the iconic experiences right in our backyard, like museums, attractions, tours and performing arts. First-time visitors and lifelong locals agree: there’s never been a better time to conquer your NYC bucket list.

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