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
Why are NYC Cabs Yellow?

Why are NYC Cabs Yellow?

John Hertz, the founder of the Yellow Cab Company in 1907, chose yellow because he had read a study that indicated it was the easiest color to spot. More
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

In 1945, Jacques Marchais founded a museum to house her collection of Tibetan art. She designed two field-stone buildings, a library and a museum, to resemble a Himalayan temple. The museum is surrounded by meditation gardens with statues of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibetan prayer flags, and a lotus andMore
Where to enjoy Pop, Rock, Folk Music in NYC

Where to enjoy Pop, Rock, Folk Music in NYC

B.B. King Blues Club and Grill 237 West 42 St (between Seventh & Eighth Aves) 1-212-997-4144 Bus: 10, 16, 20, 27, 42, 104 Subway: A,C, E to 42 St/Port Authority Bus Terminal; 1,2,3,7,N,Q,R,S, or W to 42 St/Times Square Bitter End 147 Bleeker St (between Thompson & LaGuardia) 1-More
The Cloisters

The Cloisters

A branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to art of medieval Europe, located in Fort Tryon Park, Upper Manhattan overlooking the Hudson River. Telephone: 212-923-3700 Directions: Bus: M4 to the last stop. Subway: to to 190 St, then M4 bus one stop to the museum. From MetropoMore
How tall is the Statue of Liberty?

How tall is the Statue of Liberty?

The Lady in the Harbor stands 101 feet tall from base to torch, 305 feet tall from pedestal foundation to torch. She weighs 450,000 pounds, has a 35-foot waist and an 8-foot index finger. Click here for more information on Lady Liberty. More
NYC Restaurant Grading System

NYC Restaurant Grading System

Selecting a place to eat out is easy with the NYC restaurant grading system. The system was enacted in July 2010 by the New York City Department of Health. The grade reflects the results of a sanitary inspection which occurs at least once a year. The overall score reflects how wall a restaurant is mMore
How big is Central Park?

How big is Central Park?

Central Park's 843 acres makes it more than twice the size of the Principality of Monaco. It was the first landscaped public park in the United States. About 1600 residents of shantytowns in the area were displaced, including Irish pig farmers, and German gardeners. Seneca Village, a black settlemenMore
New York Sports Arenas & Stadiums

New York Sports Arenas & Stadiums

  Aqueduct Racetrack Rockaway Blvd, Ozone Park, Queens Racing season October-April. Bus: Q11 Subway: to Aqueduct Conduit Blvd Baker Field (Home field for Columbia University football) 218 St and Broadway, Manhattan Bus: Bx7, Bx12, Bx20 Subway: to 215 St, to 207 St DowMore
Bronx Places of Interest

Bronx Places of Interest

The northernmost borough of New York City. Locally this borough is always referred to as "the Bronx," never simply "Bronx." It encompasses 42 square miles and is the only borough that's part of the mainland, the others are all on islands. Jonas Bronck, a Swedish sea captain from the Netherlands, bMore