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Jonathan Freeman and Aladdin's 'Whole New World' on Broadway

(November 12, 2018) - In Aladdin, there is no doubt about the source of all infamy: Jafar, the sultan’s manipulative vizier scheming for control of the fictional Arabian city of Agrabah. And without question, Jonathan Freeman—who has played Jafar for a quarter century, in Disney’s animated film version and its sequel, television series, and video games—personifies Jafar’s fiendishness. (read the story...)

More S'mores, Please! Hershey's S'mores Experience in Times Square

(November 09, 2018) - When you take your sweet tooth to Times Square, Hershey's Chocolate World is a must-stop experience. Beyond treats and gifts and all kinds of fun, you can feel like you're at a summer campfire all year round with The S’mores Experience. (read the story...)

Eric William Morris Takes on Broadway’s Supersized Superstar in King Kong

(November 07, 2018) - His nickname is Kiko (“kee-ko”), lovingly coined by the people who work—and work with—him in Broadway's latest sensation, King Kong. (read the story...)

A Dazzling New Finale for the 2018 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

(November 02, 2018) - The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes been lighting up Radio City Music Hall since 1933. To this day, Santa and the legendary dancing troupe, the Rockettes, entertain, engage, and inspire families from around the world each holiday season. By New Year's Day 2019, over a million people will have seen the show during this season alone! (read the story...)

11 Immersive Theatre Experiences in NYC

(November 02, 2018) - Thanks to the many theater companies staging immersive shows in New York City, if you've ever dreamed of a seat in a Prohibition-era seance, a flight through Neverland, or a dance party with Cleopatra, you can live it here. Read on for the immersive theater happening now in New York City, where audience participation reaches a whole new level. (read the story...)

Steakhouse Staples and East-Side Elegance at the New David Burke Tavern

(November 02, 2018) - Inside one elegant townhouse on the Upper East Side, celebrity chef David Burke invites you to drink, dine, and relax at David Burke Tavern. This brand-new restaurant, which opened in early October, features a seasonally minded menu of artful cocktails and robust proteins like lobster steak, Wagyu pot roast, and Burke’s signature “Clothesline” candied bacon. (read the story...)

What to Do on the Upper West Side

(November 01, 2018) - New York comes home to the Upper West Side. This storied neighborhood has made its name with peaceful residences, great schools, and utter livability in the midst of a frantic city. Visitors enjoy the area's opera, dance, music, and film at Lincoln Center and relish natural wonders at the American Museum of Natural History. Walk West 81st a few blocks, and you'll feel like a local in no time. (read the story...)

What to Do on The Lower East Side

(November 01, 2018) - For decades, New York City's Lower East Side was synonymous with immigrants housed in cramped tenements, suffering terrible conditions in hope of a better life. Today, this cultural mecca is home to emerging artists, young professionals, and innovative shopkeepers with dreams of their own. (read the story...)

Get Some Class: Offbeat Classes and Workshops in NYC

(October 30, 2018) - When you take a class in New York, adventure, surprise, and a new obsession can all be yours. These eight unique classes offered throughout the city will help you self improve—and they also make a fun date night! Learn how to pair wines and cheeses, frame an Instagrammable photo, fly on a trapeze, and do yoga naked (it’s a thing). (read the story...)

Fall Cocktails at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

(October 26, 2018) - It’s the season for apples, pumpkins, spices, changing leaves, and new libations made of apricot and pamplemousse—a type of grapefruit. Midtown’s luxurious three-story Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse New York invites locals and tourists to fall for its festive autumn cocktails. They’re ideal for sipping and also offer an artistic flair. Here's the lineup of new autumn libation creations. (read the story...)

Zombies Attack in Mission: Undead 7D at Madame Tussauds in NYC

(October 26, 2018) - A brand-new 7D experience at Madame Tussauds New York, Mission: Undead, tasks you with killing more zombies than your friends! Prevent the zombie apocalypse and survive your first night of work on the force at this newly opened, state-of-the-art Times Square attraction. (read the story...)

Save on National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey with City Guide's Coupon Code

(October 26, 2018) - Go on an immersive adventure beneath the seas, from the South Pacific to the coast of California, with National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey. Take advantage of City Guide's coupon code and you can enjoy it at a discount: $5 off with a copy of City Guide magazine at the box office, or with the code CITY18 online at NatGeoEncounter.com. (read the story...)

Students Attend Spy School for Free at SPYSCAPE

(October 26, 2018) - SPYSCAPE, one of the hottest new attractions in New York City, welcomes students to Spy School! This program, free with the purchase of a regular ticket, will train students in the fine art of espionage using interactive experiences and authentic artifacts from historical spies. Participants at this spy museum in Midtown West will build skills in critical thinking, leadership, creativity, and agility (during the laser-dodging portion, that is!). (read the story...)

Things to Do in New York in December

(October 26, 2018) - The list of things to do in New York in December is long and varied. From perennial favorites like the lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree to the Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden, it's a magical time of year to be in NYC! (Updated for 2018.) (read the story...)

It's Alive! Frankenstein at 200 | The Morgan Library & Museum

(October 19, 2018) - An enjoyable exhibition at the Morgan Library, “It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200,” pairs the academic and the Gothic; the backstory and the popular interpretations. (read the story...)

From King Kong to Cher: A Star-Studded Fall for New York Theatre

(October 15, 2018) - Original, dynamic, and wildly anticipated, fall 2018 is unleashing its arsenal of new NYC theatre productions backed by some of the biggest names in showbiz. In fact, taking into account Broadway and Off-Broadway’s already proven super shows, this is an autumn so theatrically eclectic that no matter what you crave—from pop-saturated musicals to thought-provoking dramas—it’s yours for the taking in New York. (read the story...)

Jack Sinanaj: New York Steak Master and Empire Builder

(October 12, 2018) - The life of Jack Sinanaj is a stellar tribute to the rewards of hard work. This native of Montenegro (which borders Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Albania) came to the U.S. in 1991, only twenty years old and speaking barely a word of English. Now, he's got a steak empire that spans from New York to around the world. (read the story...)

How to Win at the Upright Citizens Brigade

(October 12, 2018) - The Upright Citizens Brigade theater is the mecca of improvised comedy in New York. UCB shows run the gamut from improv comedy to scripted sketch performances, and there are shows seven nights a week. (read the story...)

Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy Opens at The Met Breuer

(October 12, 2018) - The exhibit “Everything is Connected: Art and Conspiracy” at The Met Breuer begins with a look at artists who adhere, more or less, to the straight and narrow--at least in terms of their approach. These artists use their works to focus, for instance, on the shell corporations set up by what was New York’s largest private landlord, to the vast web that drew into it arms dealers, businessmen and politicians. (read the story...)

Why You Should Visit Brooklyn's Art Deco Masterpiece Kings Theatre

(October 12, 2018) - Located in the Flatbush neighborhood of central Brooklyn, Kings Theatre was built to be a “wonder theatre” in 1929. It was modeled on the ornate Palace of Versailles and inspires oohs and aahs immediately when you enter the high-ceilinged lobby. After being shuttered for decades, Kings has made its glorious return, hosting fantastic music, theater, dance, and other performances. (read the story...)

R.H. Quaytman: + x, Chapter 34 Opens at the Guggenheim

(October 12, 2018) - The new exhibition R.H. Quaytman: + x, Chapter 34 at the Guggenheim Museum sees a contemporary artist responding to a historical one. Your trip up the museum’s winding ramp will introduce you to a forgotten historical figure, Hilma af Klint, who pioneered modernist painting, in the exhibition Paintings for the Future. At the top of the rotunda, find R.H. Quaytman’s response to af Klint’s work with a new series of paintings. (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...)

Drinks Plus Activities: Bowling, Manicures, Games, & More in NYC Bars

(October 11, 2018) - If you're a fan of multitasking but also enjoy a drink now and again, check out nine NYC bars that also offer an onsite activity. (read the story...)

Parallel Universe Buddies Show 'James & Jamesy in the Dark' Is a Must-See

(October 11, 2018) - James & Jamesy in the Dark: a no-intermission, 75 minutes show about two guys from a parallel universe, is a must see, now playing at Soho Playhouse. (read the story...)

Drink Pink! New York Cocktails 'n' Bites That Give Back During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(October 09, 2018) - It’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and many benevolent New York City spots are uniting to support this important cause. (read the story...)


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