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Where to Get Married in New York City

(March 20, 2018) - You've decided to take the plunge and get married. Congratulations! You're in love and committed—that was the easy part. The more difficult choices will be deciding when, where, and what to pay for a wedding. We've updated our list for 2018 of some of the best places in New York City to get married, with something for varying sizes, tastes, and budgets. (read the story...)

Where to Go Sledding in NYC

(January 08, 2018) - Spending a snow day with a sled in hand isn’t just for the countryside, and if any city can back that up, it’s New York. Here are our picks for the best spots to hit on a snowy day when you (or a little one in tow) are up for some serious sledding. (read the story...)

New York's Most Visited Destinations—As Determined by Lyft Rides

(January 05, 2018) - Lyft offers affordable lifts around New York City, during which drivers pick up various passengers along the way (that’s the “share” part of “rideshare”). Lyft records its passengers’ destinations and has awarded the most-visited-spots prizes called, adorably enough, “Lyfties.” Below are the most recent recipients of Lyfties in New York! (read the story...)

Reel Things: NYC's 10 Best Movie Theaters

(January 05, 2018) - One of the most filmed—and most film-obsessed—cities in the world is New York. Naturally, we have our share of movie theaters as a result. We’ve gathered 10 of the best theaters around, whether you’re in the mood for a new release, a critical favorite, or a nostalgic classic. Cue the MGM lion... (read the story...)

Autumn in New York: NYC Fall Sightseeing Must-Sees

(October 20, 2017) - There's something extra special about autumn in New York. Here are some of the NYC fall sightseeing must-sees. (read the story...)

Things to Do in the #7 Weekend Destination in the World: New York City

(October 17, 2017) - A weekend trip is a sacred thing. You have to plan for travel, lodging, and how to make the most of your limited time. Most of all, you need an amazing destination. German travel company WeekenGO has compiled the top 100 cities for weekend trips, and New York made the top 10 at #7 (yay)! (read the story...)

Great Things to Do on a New York Weekend

(May 24, 2017) - New York City. The city that never sleeps and the city that will make sure you don’t want to, either. If anyone said to you, “Man, I just really want to go to New York City,” would you blame them? No. There is no better place in the world. You have everything at your feet, and the options of what you can do? Endless. Here's a list of fun things you can do on a New York weekend—including some of the newest draws in Brooklyn! (read the story...)

NYC's Best Mother-Daughter Trip Ideas

(May 22, 2017) - When it comes to planning a mother-daughter trip, New York City is an ideal destination for some serious family bonding and vacation splurging. Moms and daughters know how to have a good time no matter if they’re shopping, having a spa day or seeing a show on Broadway, and in The City That Never Sleeps they can knock out all three in one afternoon! Take a look at our list of recommendations before you arrive in the Big Apple — we promise, they won’t disappoint! (read the story...)

The Best of New York Sightseeing—By Video

(May 10, 2017) - Get inspired for a trip to NYC with our collection of video highlights of the best of New York sightseeing. Peek at exhibition centers, a battleship-turned-museum, and helicopter rides that provide a bird's eye view of soaring skyscrapers. For sightseeing excitement, these videos prove there's no place like New York. (read the story...)

NYC's 8 Best Team Building Activities

(May 03, 2017) - Whether you’re looking to bring together a group of friends, family members, or coworkers, NYC is packed with activities that encourage team bonding. From black-light bowling and escape rooms to painting tutorials and pizza-making classes, these eight locations below provide the ideal environment for both large and small groups, creating memories that they won’t ever forget and helping to building lasting friendships along the way. (read the story...)

The Best Things to Do in New York in Spring

(March 21, 2017) - Spring is a great season to be in New York. The city thaws out and the sidewalks fill with the latest in spring fashions. We've got a rundown of the city's must-see spots for nature, history, art, culture, and entertainment. Read on for the best things to do in New York City in spring 2017. (read the story...)

The Best-Kept Secrets of the NYC Subway

(February 15, 2017) - Nearly 55 percent of New Yorkers use the subway to commute, and considering that the city’s population topples over eight million, that’s quite a bit of daily foot traffic! However, despite the many bustling bodies that take over the metro day and night, the MTA still manages to have some secrets on lockdown. Rounded up below are seven things you probably didn’t know about the NYC subway system. (read the story...)

Where to Shop for New York Fashion Week 2017

(February 10, 2017) - Fashion Month only comes twice a year, but between the pre-show anticipation and post-show digests, it feels a lot longer. There’s a myriad of ways to get into the NYFW swing in 2017. Watch the shows in person, live-stream ‘em (as so many brands do these days) or just catch a glimpse of the street style parade on the streets of Manhattan. Dress the part too, and sport something by one of our favorite NYC designers. Read on to discover some of the key pieces to wear all fashion month long. (read the story...)

NYC's Best Food Festivals

(August 16, 2016) - New Yorkers know how to eat, and you can bet your last dollar that some of the world’s best food festivals take place in NYC. Rounded up below are seven foodie fests that we know will treat your stomach and tastebuds well. No matter if you’re a carnivorous dude on the hunt for a good steak sandwich or a vegetarian hippie wanting to try out the latest vegan ice cream in town, there’s a festival here for everyone. Eat up! (read the story...)

10 Best NYC Ice Cream Spots

(May 24, 2016) - Staying cool in NYC isn’t always an easy feat. When temperatures soar, cool off with a scoop or two from one of the city's innovative ice cream shops. Some feature unexpected flavor combinations such as Oddfellow Ice Cream’s Chorizo Caramel Swirl, while others such as Cones focus on more traditional faves. Regardless of which flavors you fancy, this lineup of the ten best ice cream destinations in New York is sure to delight. (read the story...)

Things to Do in New York in Summer

(May 24, 2016) - A summer's day or eve in NYC can be exceptional, when warmer temperatures lure friends and lovers to drink and dine al fresco, enjoy an outdoor concert, or take a cruise. Kids are off from school; the streets and trains are hopping with families from around the world. If you're looking for things do in NYC this summer, we've rounded up some perennial favorite events, plus new exhibits and concerts that offer something for everyone. (read the story...)

The 10 Best Cheesecakes in NYC

(April 26, 2016) - New York cheesecake is one of the city's claims to fame, so make sure to get a slice (or two!) during your stay. We’ve rounded up the top ten cheesecakes in NYC, and while they’re all undeniably tasty, they also each offer a unique take on the classic rich, creamy, addictive dessert. Take a look and save a little room to try a few…you can’t come to New York and not fill up on cheesecake! (read the story...)

Urban Pit Stops: The Best Snack Spots for Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours in NYC

(February 03, 2016) - To help you keep up your strength and maximize your time, here are our picks for the best snack and refreshment stops when you're on a hop-on hop-off bus tour of New York. (read the story...)

The Best of New York Restaurants—By Video

(January 27, 2016) - Get inspired for a trip to NYC with a video preview of some of the amazing dining experiences that await in the city. Great steakhouses are a New York specialty, joined by the freshest seafood, and ample creativity on the farm-to-table front. Read on for a sneak peek at some of the best restaurants for visitors to New York. (read the story...)

The Best of New York Culture—By Video

(January 27, 2016) - Get inspired for a trip to NYC with videos of the great cultural institutions in the city. From modern art to global history to the natural world, New York boasts some of the premier destinations on the planet for delving into painting, sculpture, and beyond. Below we've gathered together a video sneak peek of the best of New York culture. (read the story...)

What to Do in NYC: Must-Sees for Visitors From the UK

(January 27, 2016) - Ever since the Beatles landed in NYC, launching the British Invasion, Americans can’t get enough of all things English (witness Downton Abbey). Apparently the feeling is mutual, because every year well over a million Brits visit New York City. Since we don’t have stately homes, 007, or David Beckham, what’s the appeal? City Guide spoke to tourists and expats from the UK to find out. (read the story...)

The Best Private Party Spaces in NYC

(January 04, 2016) - New York restaurants are notoriously short on space, but we've gathered up the best exceptions for group and special occasion dining in a private party space as only New York can do it. (read the story...)

Food Courts in Session: New York's Must-Eat Halls

(December 22, 2015) - Manhattan's array of restaurant choices can be overwhelming. If you're looking to sample some of the best of the city in a single stop, check out of New York's many new food halls. These courts can accommodate a range of tastes and budgets in one easy trip, with a vibrant scene going on all around. Here are our picks for the best food courts in New York City. (read the story...)

NYC's 10 Best Cannolis

(December 21, 2015) - NYC’s best cannoli can be hard to pinpoint, and that’s because there are so many marvelous options when it comes to the beloved Italian dessert. (It’s amazing what a hand-rolled shell and a little ricotta cheese can do to the tastebuds!) From Manhattan to Brooklyn to Queens, here are the top 10 cannolis in New York City. (read the story...)

A New York City Bachelorette Party Guide

(December 16, 2015) - Savoring your final days as a bachelorette? Rather than a one-night-only event that comes and goes in a New York minute, celebrate your once-in-a-lifetime occasion for an entire weekend. But where should you begin? Since you have too many social options to count in NYC, here’s a guide to help you plan your Big Apple bachelorette party. (read the story...)

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This Week in New York City

(4/24-5/1) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC this week, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. Read on for our picks for the best of this week in New York City. click here

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