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Give the Gift of Experience: NYC Classes, Tours, and More!

(December 12, 2017) - t’s time to start thinking outside the store, and look into experiences rather than things; that cooking class/workshop/tour may be just what you’re looking for—even if you didn’t know it. (read the story...)

Secrets of Midtown: Scavenger Hunt NYC

(December 11, 2017) - New York City is steeped in history and midtown is no exception. From the Empire State Building’s one-building-only zip code to the staggering tally of annual visitors to Central Park, the city that never sleeps is full of all kinds of fascinating facts and figures. To dig deep into the secrets of midtown check out the trivia in this interactive Scavenger Hunt. (read the story...)

Bottoms Up! Bottomless Brunch Deals in Midtown

(December 11, 2017) - New York City has figured out a way to make brunch even better: the bottomless brunch. Usually the window is 90 minutes to enjoy a few stiff rounds and a hearty meal. At these great brunch and cocktail spots, come hungry for savory eggs and fluffy waffles—and thirsty for as many Bloody Marys as you can handle! (read the story...)

NYC Bakeries to Visit During the Holiday Shopping Rush

(December 11, 2017) - Between all the holiday shopping it is good to take a breather, relax your feet and mind for a little while, and maybe treat yourself to a little refresher in the form of a cup of coffee and a pastry. It’s not always easy to find the perfect spot to relax when you need it which is why I suggest scheduling in a break once in awhile in advance! Here are some of our favorite bakery spots in New York City. (read the story...)

14 Mind-Blowing NYC Secrets We Learned From The Bowery Boys' New Book

(December 06, 2017) - City Guide has been experts in New York for a long time, so it takes some effort to reveal city secrets to us. The Bowery Boys, a beloved podcast dedicated to NYC history, has done that and more with their new book Adventures in Old New York, “an unconventional exploration of Manhattan’s historic neighborhoods, secret spots and colorful characters.” Read on for the 14 mind-blowing New York surprises we learned from reading Adventures in Old New York. (read the story...)

Enjoy a Libation at Oscar Wilde, NYC's Longest Bar

(December 06, 2017) - Looking for a bar after work with a distinguished atmosphere? NoMad’s Oscar Wilde NYC could be your next Friday evening destination. (read the story...)

Where to Drink Whiskey in NYC

(December 05, 2017) - As the holidays approach and temperatures dip in NYC, we’re all seeking warm hideaways where we can spend some time and create some memories. The winter season is also a great time to cozy up with some serious whiskey. (read the story...)

A Glorious Sound: The Songwriting Team of Once on This Island

(December 05, 2017) - When the subject turns to the songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty there tends to be a respectful pause and a smile. Not only are they musical theatre superstars (legendary...prolific...award-winning), they’re the good guys—people you want to have brunch with. And be inspired by. (read the story...)

Things to Do in New York in January

(December 05, 2017) - If you're looking for things to do in NYC in January, you won't have to look too far. The holidays may have passed, but the city's theater, dining, and nightlife scenes are as vibrant as ever. With the new year comes a fresh start and there's nothing like the energy of New York for making you feel renewed. (read the story...)

New York City's Top Brow Bars

(December 04, 2017) - It’s no beauty secret anymore: the brow’s the thing. A well-groomed pair of eyebrows will accentuate your natural beauty and create a frame for your face. The NYC brow bar game has erupted over the last several years, with eyebrow-specific salons popping up in every neighborhood. Whether you’re into threading, waxing, or plain-old plucking, we’ve got some of the best in the business rounded up for you to try. (read the story...)

Best Seasonal Coffees in NYC

(December 01, 2017) - With the weather finally turning (sort of), it’s time to replace your cold brew addiction with some hot espresso-based drinks for the colder months. You might like maple or Nutella or pumpkin spice—seems like there’s nothing you can’t add with coffee these days (although we couldn’t find a bacon latte, which seems like an oversight). Take a look at this list of special coffee drinks to find your favorite new brew. (read the story...)

Great Places to Find Gift Wrap in NYC

(November 28, 2017) - No matter what kind of gift-giver you are, we've tracked down the best wrapping paper in New York City. (read the story...)

Offbeat Holiday Kid Gift Ideas in NYC

(November 28, 2017) - When it comes to holiday gifts, of course kids want the latest hot toy of the season—don’t we all. But sometimes, the gifts that will really speak to them are the ones that they didn’t know they wanted, items that are just a little bit offbeat and unexpected. Following, our picks for some great under-the-radar kids gifts in NYC. (read the story...)

Born to Extended Run: Springsteen on Broadway Now Through June 30th, 2018

(November 28, 2017) - They don’t call him The Boss for nothing. Bruce Springsteen, who is effectively proving he’s “born to run” at the intimate (i.e., under 1,000 seats) Walter Kerr Theatre in his sellout solo show, Springsteen on Broadway, is giving his legions of fans who were unable to score tickets to see him up-close-and-personal, a second chance. (read the story...)

New York Theatre Holiday Buzz and Gifts: 2017 Edition!

(November 28, 2017) - With giant-sized Christmas trees, snowflakes, and menorahs lighting up the month of December all over the Big Apple, it’s good to know that Broadway and Off-Broadway are keeping up Great Festive Expectations, from music to intimate interactive holiday gatherings to family-fabulous fun stuff. (read the story...)

Get Up Close to the Glory of the Yankees with Yankee Stadium Tours

(November 28, 2017) - You don't have to be a hardcore, all-stat-knowing fan to appreciate the joy and history the New York Yankees have brought to the Bronx and New York City, winning baseball's title of World Champions a record 27 times. (Of course, if you are, all the better!) Yankee Stadium Tours are offered year round, including the off-season from 11am-1:40pm, running every 20 minutes. (read the story...)

NYC Holiday Shows: Beyond the Obvious

(November 27, 2017) - Just when you thought you aced holiday and other theatrical offerings this December, here are a few more to add to your wish list – choose wisely, plan accordingly, and enjoy big-time! (read the story...)

Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed at Met Breuer

(November 22, 2017) - The sprawling exhibit Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed at the Met Breuer, categorized by theme rather than chronologically, includes 43 of Munch’s works, created over 60 years. (read the story...)

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination Coming This Spring to the Met

(November 20, 2017) - Few exhibitions in New York City are as heavily anticipated as the spectacular major fashion exhibitions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum’s annual fashion exhibition, which serves as the theme for the celebrity-filled Met Gala, will continue in 2018 with Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, putting Catholicism into the fashion spotlight. (read the story...)

NYC's Best Chowder Spots

(November 20, 2017) - Late fall is bringing New York some cold winds, but along with the lowering of temperatures comes a range of warming chowders. Many of New York’s chowder hotspots source their ingredients locally. Sample a few varieties by visiting our favorite spots in Manhattan for chowder. (read the story...)

RE:FINE Holiday 2017 Jewelry Sale Begins at Museum of Arts and Design

(November 20, 2017) - The Store at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) debuted its RE:FINE Holiday 2017 sale in its store, previously known as Redefining Fine Jewelry. RE:FINE marks The Store’s third seasonal foray into fine jewelry for sale. (read the story...)

Big News for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the Christmas Spectacular

(November 16, 2017) - It was announced this week that the family-friendly musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring two-time Tony winner Christian Borle will play its final Broadway performance on January 14th. Having opened on April 23rd, the show will have played 27 reviews and 305 regular performances. (read the story...)

All Aboard for Holiday Train Shows in New York

(November 16, 2017) - New Yorkers may not always experience joy in the normal train rides of their daily commute, but there’s plenty romance of the rails to be found at the city’s annual holiday train shows. Three rail systems put miniature New Yorks on epic scales, and prove you’re never too old to fall in love with a train set. Enjoy the 2017 holiday train shows now! (read the story...)

NYC Holiday Alternative Events with Silent Discos

(November 14, 2017) - Manhattan is the place to be at holiday time, but it doesn't have to be all noise and chaos. Music fans will enjoy the hip quiet disco party scene at this lineup of events hosted by Quiet Events Silent Disco. (read the story...)

Back Where She Belongs: Hello, Bernadette!

(November 09, 2017) - Iconic, captivating, and Broadway’s ultimate 24-carat gem, two-time Tony-winner Bernadette Peters is heading "back where she belongs": stopping traffic from one end of the Great White Way to the other in the megahit revival of Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart’s Hello, Dolly! (read the story...)


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