Things to do in NYC

Ask an NYC Tour Guide: Most Frequently Asked Questions

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Not only do our tours provide insights into each neighborhood that we explore, but our tour guides are frequently walking encyclopedias for all sorts of day-to-day knowledge about New York City and its boroughs. We thought it would be fun to poll our tour guides on…

Our Favorite NYC Holiday Markets


The tradition of the holiday market dates back to the 1300’s in Germany. Held in the town square, the markets included food, drink and seasonal items from open-air stalls accompanied by singing, dancing and other local performers. We love the winter holidays in NYC. And we especially love the amazing holiday markets in NYC and Brooklyn….

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:   Check out our Market Tours here Calendar Check out our Market Tours here…

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…

Join Us for a VIP Fourth of July Experience!


Watch the July 4 Fireworks on a Yacht! Seated dinner cruise featuring entertainment and the best views of the fireworks — from the water with Lady Liberty in the background! Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Experience this once-in-a-lifetime VIP evening sailing through New York Harbor while viewing the world-famous New York’s…

Go Behind the Scenes on our Industry City Tour


Last month we were asked to share our Industry City Tour with 24 representatives from NYC & Co offices around the world. We had guests from Australia, Korea, Argentina and many many more countries. We thought it would be fun to show you through photos what we did (and why our tour and Industry City…

TIMES SQUARE – Even the locals are heading back!


Times Square got its start when it was transformed from Long Acre (basically a horse exchange) to a center of journalism and entertainment at the turn of the last century. The New York Times opened what was then a dominating skyscraper at the southern end of the spot, and the city thanked them by renaming…

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…

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 speakeasies, sipping the latest cocktail trends, and all for those magic discounted prices. Knowing where to go is…

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…