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Linda Sheridan is the Managing Editor for City Guide. She is a lifelong New Yorker, has written for the New York Daily News, and loves travel, writing, music, and space.


Hudson Yards Sheds Light on New Artistic Experiences in NYC

(April 04, 2019) - While Hudson Yards is primarily a residential community for the affluent, The Shed, a shiny, modern new art space with a retractable shell, will offer exhibitions and performances for all ages. This new NYC institution is also offering exhibition opportunities to support local artists and programming to nourish the minds of high school students interested in literary pursuits.  (read the story...)

Play It Loud: A Wail of a Good Time at the Met's New Rock & Roll Exhibition

(April 02, 2019) - Musicians and music lovers will want to check out Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll, opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art April 8. (read the story...)

He's the Lizard King: New T. Rex Exhibit Kicks Off AMNH's 150th Anniversary

(March 05, 2019) - The American Museum of Natural History kicks off its 150th anniversary with the new exhibit T. rex : The Ultimate Predator, featuring the most scientifically accurate representation of the T. rex to date. (read the story...)

Indomitable Spirit—Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving Opens

(February 07, 2019) - One of the most iconic female artists of our time, Frida Kahlo, is the focus of an extensive new exhibition at Brooklyn Museum. Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving (the exhibit title taken from one of her own drawings) features 300+ items, including 11 paintings, in addition to sketches and many never before seen photos. The timed-ticket exhibit runs Feb. 8-May 12. (read the story...)

J.R.R. Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth Opens at Morgan Library

(January 25, 2019) - The Morgan Library & Museum in NYC presents 100+ original works by one of the world's most beloved authors, JRR Tolkien, in the exhibition Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth, open January 25-May 12, 2019. The exhibit is in collaboration with the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford. It's the first time this exhibit is being shown in the United States. (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...)

BarBacon Opens Second Location in Union Square

(October 09, 2018) - Bacon lovers will want to stop for a bite at Union Square's newest welcome addition, BarBacon. It's the restaurant's second location, after their successful 2014 opening in Hell's Kitchen. (read the story...)

Jazz & Journo Spot 'The Sound Bite' Opens in Hell's Kitchen

(October 09, 2018) - The aptly named The Sound Bite, a new restaurant from Emmy-winning news anchor Julian Phillips, has opened in Hell's Kitchen. It marks a fresh space for TV journalists to mingle after broadcasts over drinks, live jazz, and tasty Southern fare. (read the story...)

Best Electronics Stores in NYC

(September 07, 2018) - While many electronics stores have recently closed because of online shopping alternatives, the immediacy, selection, and customer service an electronics store can provide just can't be beat. Here are some amazing brick and mortar electronics stores in New York City you can still rely on. (read the story...)

Remembering 9/11 in New York 2018: A Guide

(September 07, 2018) - The tragic events of September 11, 2001, are felt around the world, but especially in New York City. We've gathered some special events offering history, respects, and reflection to mark 9/11 in New York City on Monday, September 11th, 2018. (read the story...)

Prost! Celebrating Oktoberfest 2018 NYC

(August 29, 2018) - For Oktoberfest 2018 in NYC, grab your favorite sweater, a friend or two, and toast Prost! at the Oktoberfest celebrations going on all around the city. From beer gardens to boat rides, we've got some great ideas for celebrating. (read the story...)

The Empire State Building Opens New State-of-the-Art Observatory Entrance

(August 22, 2018) - NYC's most iconic skyscraper, the Empire State Building welcomes some four million visitors to its Observatory every year. This week, the building opened a stunning new Observatory Entrance on 20 W. 34th St., an addition that will make the visitor's experience more "memorable, shareable, and pleasant," according to Anthony E. Malkin, CEO and Chaiman of the Empire State Realty Trust. (read the story...)

The Best September Festivals in NYC

(July 17, 2018) - As a crisp new fall begins, September in New York is brimming with festivals-a book festival, a Brazilian Day Festival, the Feast of San Gennaro, a robot making festival, and more! Here's a roundup of some of the most can't-miss September 2018 festivals. (read the story...)

Seeing Green: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 3 and Domino Park Are Now Open!

(July 13, 2018) - Nearly 20 years in the making, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s 85 acres of waterfront property are now 90% complete. The park recently opened their lush lawn, Pier 3. Now all five of the park's piers have been successfully converted into space open to the public. With summer attendance off to a busy start, the picturesque waterfront complex will give Central Park a run for the money. (read the story...)

From Milliner to Photographer: Bill Cunningham's Work Celebrated at N-Y Historical Society

(June 19, 2018) - Always modestly dressed, veteran New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham preferred the attention on his subjects. In the new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society, Celebrating Bill Cunningham, he gets his time in the spotlight. (read the story...)

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...)

Unseen Oceans at the Natural History Museum Celebrates a Golden Age of Marine Exploration

(March 09, 2018) - Unseen Oceans, a fascinating, hands-on exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History opening March 12, helps visitors grasp two things—how little we still know about life under our oceans (only about 10%-15% is mapped out, according to Curator John Sparks) and how crucial it is not to underestimate the importance of the micro-organisms that live there. (read the story...)

Sound & Vision: 'David Bowie is' Opens at the Brooklyn Museum

(March 05, 2018) - David Bowie, the beloved English singer/New York transplant who sang about "Changes" and is revered for perpetually changing his sound and look over a five decades-plus career, is being celebrated in the exhibition David Bowie is, now open at Brooklyn Museum. (read the story...)

In Vivid Bloom—New York Botanical Garden's Orchid Show Returns

(March 02, 2018) - This year marks the 16th anniversary of The New York Botanical Garden's extremely popular Orchid Show, opening March 3 in the sprawling Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. (read the story...)

Three-Story 'Rag Trader Bar' Opens in Garment District

(January 11, 2018) - In Midtown, there's no shortage of run-of-the mill watering holes. It's refreshing then, to welcome to the Garment District newcomer The Rag Trader and Po Beep Cocktail & Highball Store, a handsome, three-story restaurant/speakeasy/piano bar in what was once a garment factory. (read the story...)

A Slice of Brooklyn's Dyker Heights Christmas Lights Tour Gets You in the Holiday Spirit

(December 08, 2017) - For an NYC holiday experience with a personal, local flavor, A Slice of Brooklyn's Holiday Lights Bus Tour , which tours through the Brooklyn neighborhood of Dyker Heights, will have you saying "Rockefeller Center, fuggedabout it!" (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...)

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...)

Gonzo for Bar Gonzo: A New '70s Vibe Bar in Hell's Kitchen

(November 09, 2017) - Welcome the new kid on the block in Hell's Kitchen: Bar Gonzo, a funky, two-tier, '70s-inspired bar-lounge, created by R.L. King. (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...)


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