NYC Speed Boat Ride

If you spy a set of giant jaws racing across New York's harbor, don't panic. That's just SHARK, Circle Line Downtown's heart-pounding, 30-minute speed ...

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NYC Discount Tickets and Passes

Our list of NYC discount tickets and passes from a verity of providers. Group several attractions together and get a great deal! NYC Explorer Pass With the ...

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Empire State Building / NY SKYRIDE

Night or day, the view from NYC's tallest building is one of this hemisphere's most magnificent vistas. On a clear day you can enjoy a ...

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Top NYC Bus Tours

Take a day or night tour on the top of one of one of New York's iconic tour buses. See all of NYC's famous attractions ...

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NYC Midtown Ferry Cruise

Discover the City from a different view as you calmly cruise past Manhattan''s skyline leaving the hustle and bustle behind. See both sides of the ...

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United Nations Headquarters

United Nations Headquarters

History: Since its founding during the aftermath of the Second World War, the United Nations has worked to maintain friendly relations among nations, encouraging human rights, protecting the environment or tackling illiteracy, disease and hunger for the betterment of humanity. In 1946, John More
Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art

History: Opened in the late 1920s, by influential patrons of the arts to challenge the conservative policies of traditional museums and to establish an institution devoted exclusively to modern art. From an initial gift of eight prints and one drawing, The Museum of Modern Art's collection More
How much should I tip?

How much should I tip?

A tip of at least 15 percent is usual for meals, taxis, and personal services such as haircuts or massages. Bellboys at hotels usually receive $1 per bag. Bartenders - $1 per drink. Many New Yorkers find it easiest to calculate the tip by doubling the tax (8.25 percent) on a restaurant bill. More
Comedy Cellar

Comedy Cellar

Many top headliners frequent this club in the heart of Greenwich Village’s nightlife district.  Great starts often drop in but as well. The club has a cover and a drink minimum. If you’re hungry before a show check-out the Olive Tree Café & Bar just above the comedy club. The café is connected tMore
Useful Information for Visitors

Useful Information for Visitors

Time New York City is located in the Eastern Standard Time zone. From the first Sunday in April to the fourth Sunday in October, the city observes Eastern Daylight Savings Time. (Spring ahead – one hour). From October to April, the city observes Eastern Standard Time. (Fall back – one hour). BusMore
Boat Tours

Boat Tours

Circle Line 1 (212) 563-3200 New York Waterway 1 (800) 533-3779 South Street Seaport 1 (212) 732-7678 Spirit Cruises 1 (212) 727-7735 Staten Island Ferry 1 (718) 815-2628 More
US Open Tennis Championship

US Open Tennis Championship

The United States Open Championship is an annual tennis event held at Flushing Meadows, New York for two weeks at the end of August and beginning of September.  It offers the largest prize money of any of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. Players from around the world gather to compete over a More
Stand-Up NY

Stand-Up NY

Some of America’s most successful comics, from Chris Rock to Jon Stewart, got their start at Stand Up NY. The club prides itself on being home to the city’s rising stand-up comics and offers several programs for comedians of any level or experience to hone their skills. Address: 236 West 78th StrMore
Why is New York called the Big Apple?

Why is New York called the Big Apple?

Why is New York Called The Big Apple? John J. Fitzgerald, a horse-racing writer for The Morning Telegraph in the 1920s was the first to popularize the term "The Big Apple". While on assignment in New Orleans, Fitzgerald overheard stablehands refer to New York City racecourses as "The Big Apple".More
Getting around by Subway

Getting around by Subway

More than 3.5 million daily riders consider the subways the fastest, easiest way to get around the city. Trains run 24 hours a day, with waiting time between trains normally just a few minutes, depending on the time of day. The 714-mile New York City subway system has 468 stations serving 24 More