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Wingardium Leviosa! Harry Potter: A History of Magic Coming to the New-York Historical Society

(August 14, 2018) - The highly anticipated exhibit “Harry Potter: A History of Magic,” is coming to the New-York Historical Society October 5. The show comes straight from the British Library in London, where, not surprisingly, it was its most successful exhibition. (read the story...)

Virtual Space Flight, Hotel Transylvania, & Zombie Attacks at VR World NYC

(August 14, 2018) - To the list of New York experiences you can't get anywhere else add the largest and most innovative virtual reality center in the country: VR World. (read the story...)

The Best Things to Do for Labor Day Weekend in NYC

(August 14, 2018) - Labor Day Weekend is a great time to visit New York, as there's a ton going on, with room for all thanks to many locals being away, squeezing in their last vacation days of summer. With the US Open, Brazilian Day, and a Caribbean parade in Brooklyn, there's something for all ages to enjoy. Read on for our picks for the best things to do for Labor Day Weekend in NYC. (read the story...)

Where to Eat at the 2018 US Open

(August 14, 2018) - The U.S. Open in New York City is one of the top tennis tournaments in the world. From the amazing aces to the 20-stroke rallies, simply being there can work up a serious appetite. Here are some of the best food and drink options, from fancy restaurants and wine bars to simple burger bungalows. (read the story...)

Tennis Anyone? See the 2018 US Open in NYC

(August 14, 2018) - We can think of one good reason to look forward to the end of the summer, especially if you're a big-time tennis fan: the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships, held right here in New York City. (read the story...)

Live Shows to Catch in NYC Before August Is Gone

(August 13, 2018) - The summer’s not over yet, and we’re here to help you keep it going strong. We’ve rounded up concerts in parks, on rooftops, and concerts with a side of cornbread (we’re looking at you, Opry City Stage). Drake, Sweet Tea Trio, Guided By Voices, Beach House, and more. (read the story...)

Where to Get the Best Waffles in NYC

(August 13, 2018) - On August 24, 1869, the first United States patent for a waffle iron was issued to Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, New York. In honor of this, National Waffle Day is observed each year on August 24th. Lots of eateries in Manhattan and Brooklyn are serving up creative waffle dishes- Harold's Meat & Three, Miss Ada, Noted Tribeca, Opry City Stage, and Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill. (read the story...)

Caissie Levy Sparkles as Frozen’s Elsa

(August 13, 2018) - When you step into Broadway’s St. James Theatre for Frozen, Disney’s latest stage adaptation of an animated feature, don’t think for a moment its appeal is limited to kids. (read the story...)

Video: The Best 10 Things to Do in NYC This Week

(August 13, 2018) - Looking for the best 10 things to do in NYC this week? Check out City Guide's new video roundup, full of the best New York activities. (read the story...)

Your Perfect Day in Central Park

(August 09, 2018) - Here is an outline of a perfect day in Central Park for an active, outdoorsy group, from breakfast time to sunset. (read the story...)

New York Spirit: The Best Distillery Tours in the City

(August 09, 2018) - Check out some craft distilleries making excellent spirits in facilities throughout Brooklyn and one location in the Bronx, in addition to a new vodka distillery in Manhattan. (read the story...)

The Best Places to Find Rum in NYC

(August 09, 2018) - National Rum Day, held August 16th, is a great excuse to check out the rum and rum cocktails available in New York bars. It doesn’t matter if you prefer the exotic flavor of a Blue Hawaiian or the local flavor of a Long Island Iced Tea; there are many hip locales to get your rum sip on. Read on for our picks for the best places to celebrate National Rum Day in New York. (read the story...)

A Curated Shopping Experience Since 1929: S. Feldman Housewares

(August 09, 2018) - S. Feldman Housewares has been a part of the fabric of the Upper East Side since 1929, as the plaque on the door attests. (read the story...)

Experience the Historic Brooklyn Waterfront at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

(August 08, 2018) - The Brooklyn Historical Society has established a second location in DUMBO to orient visitors to the area’s rich history. (read the story...)

PMac’s Hospitality Group: 6 Bars & Restaurants You Need to Know in Midtown Manhattan

(August 08, 2018) - The bars and restaurants of PMac’s Hospitality Group have injected fresh life into Midtown West. Michael and Patrick McNamee, brothers from Dublin, are the main force behind the group. The McNamees design restaurants from the ground up and their creations in New York are full of style and atmosphere. (read the story...)

Things to Do in NYC This Weekend (August 10-12)

(August 08, 2018) - Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on. This weekend is all about FREE! There's the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, Mavis Staples at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, The Breeders in Prospect Park, Summer Streets, and much more! (read the story...)

How to Walk Like a New Yorker: City Sidewalk Etiquette

(August 08, 2018) - To get where you're going in New York City (and maybe to pass for a local, if you'd like), it's good to know the rules of the road. New York sidewalk etiquette is easy to master if you take a minute to study up on how to walk like a New Yorker. (read the story...)

Where to Get Chocolate in NYC

(August 08, 2018) - New York knows chocolate. Whether you're looking for a classic like Hershey's or a refined version like Soho's MarieBelle, you'll find all kinds of sweet takes on everyone's favorite dessert. (read the story...)

9 Amazing Movie Theater Alternatives in NYC

(August 07, 2018) - Alternative movie theaters in New York City open up the worlds of VR, 4D, and deluxe experiences where you can enjoy craft cocktails and fries while checking out a great film. At these 9 movie theaters in NYC, you’ll find an experience no home theater can replicate. (read the story...)

Group Travel NYC: Where to Take Dance Classes with Friends

(August 07, 2018) - Picture this: you and your crew want some bachelorette-party fun, or you’re on a trip to the city, or you’re all tired of the same old night out. The solution to all of these problems is to book a group dance class. An instructor from one of these New York studios will teach you any kind of dance you’d like, from Bollywood to ballet to Beyonce. (read the story...)

The Best Malaysian Restaurants in NYC

(August 07, 2018) - The Southeast Asian country of Malaysia has a few faithful representatives on the New York food scene, but these few are mighty. Malaysian food features flavors you’ll recognize from the cuisines of nearby nations like Thailand, Vietnam, China, and India. So expect flavorful soups chock-full of meat, seafood, veggies, and noodles, plus ingredients like rice, egg, coconut milk, and cucumber (a common garnish). Head to one of these spots to try out some delicious dishes! (read the story...)

Summer Fun for Less: Use These City Guide Discounts in NYC!

(August 07, 2018) - Do New York City right with coupons and discounts to some of the city’s best attractions and restaurants. City Guide is your password to a museum of weird, wonderful treasures, the breathtaking One World Observatory, a Little Italy restaurant with a skylit garden, magic shows, comedy shows, and much more! (read the story...)

11 Weekend Happy Hours Near the Empire State Building

(August 07, 2018) - Weekend happy hours aren't as rare as you may think, especially on the bustling streets of Midtown near the Empire State Building. If you know where to look, you'll find cheap drinks and snacks. (read the story...)

Yaaaaas Queen: A Broad City Guide to NYC

(August 07, 2018) - One of the most entertaining shows to call New York City home is Comedy Central’s Broad City. To prepare for the release of the fifth and final season, visit some of the places Ilana Wexler and Abbi Abrams have visited, mentioned, or passed by in the series! Ilana and Abbi know where to go to have a "high" time through Manhattan and Brooklyn—enjoy spending a day Ilana and Abbi style! (read the story...)

September Shenanigans on New York City Stages

(August 07, 2018) - As I survey the September stages—what's upcoming on Broadway and beyond in New York theater—I am moved to a confession. I am addicted to slapstick. So when I learned The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway’s longest running non-musical—once slated to close in September—had been tossed a lifeline through January 6th, I slipped on a banana peel and walked into a wall in celebration. (read the story...)


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