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Return of the NYC Staycation! Creative (and safe) ways to enjoy and explore NYC.

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ENJOY LOCAL!  Even though we’re in the middle of a global pandemic, that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy some of the best that NYC has to offer. Some businesses are already set up to allow you to patronize them safely and others have come up with creative ways. Here are some of…

UPDATED! Summer in NYC is still on! And here’s how you can experience it.

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August 20 Update. Upcoming Reopenings: Statue of Liberty Museum: August 24 Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration: August 24 Ripley’s Believe It Or Not: August 26 National Lighthouse Museum: August 26 Museum of Modern Art (MOMA): August 27 Museum of the City of New York: August 27 New York Aquarium: August 27 Bronx Zoo, Central Park…

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About NYC’s High Line

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UPDATE: The High Line is open for timed visits. Make a reservation or let us do the work and join us on a private tour! We are looking forward to walking the High Line again, hopefully soon and hopefully you’ll be on our Chelsea Market & High Line Food & History Tour. But in the…

Support Small Businesses!

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It’s no secret that small businesses everywhere are facing tough times, but given the fact that NYC has been on lockdown since March 16, we are especially hard hit. Here are some of our favorite ways to support small businesses: NYC & Company continues to highlight member businesses through three separate digital marketing initiatives: Virtual…

How to experience NYC during the pandemic

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During this pandemic, we are definitely looking for as many silver linings as possible. Many of them can be found in the plethora of museums, parks, cultural institutions and entertainment venues that are offering FREE online tours and live-streams.   a person standing in front of a car

Our favorite things to do in Hudson Yards … and where to enjoy a cocktail or two!

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Sightsee, Get Your Art On and Drink! Hudson Yards officially opened in March of 2019. This high profile $20 billion development is located on the north end of the High Line. Hudson Yards is a 28 acre mixed used development built over rail yards. It features luxury shopping, a climbable public-art sculpture, restaurants (several by…

Creative Team Building Activities in NYC

Corporate Team Building

Whether you want to bring together a group of friends, family or employees, New York City is full of activities that encourage team bonding. From black-light bowling and escape rooms to beat the bomb and pizza-making lessons, team building outside of the office/home can be more engaging and exciting for the participants.  We’ve rounded up…

2-FOR -1 ATTRACTIONS MAKE MUST SEE WEEK A MUST TRY THIS WINTER IN NYC

NYC Must See Week

Exploring New York City can seem like a grand task because of the endless possibilities of things to do. There’s Broadway (and off-broadway) shows, tons of restaurants, local tours, new communities like Hudson Yards, old staples like the Empire State Building and so much more. Trying to explore all of those attractions can not only…

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

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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….