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Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Brooklyn Night Bazaar

A night market that brings together independent vendors, musicians, chefs, and artists. The bazaar is all ages but those 17 and under need adult supervision to enter. Entry is always free. IF YOU WANT TO SKIP THE LINE, YOU CAN PURCHASE A SUPERPASS or TASTEPASS.       Dates and Hours 165 BANKER STREET, BROOKLYN 11222 FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS 7PM – 1AM More http://bkMore

Top Gardens in NYC

Top Gardens in NYC

Central Park - Conservatory Garden Located on the North-east side of central park this section of Central park is one of the most beautiful. The Conservatory Garden is divided into three smaller gardens, each with a distinct style: Italian, French and English. The Garden's main entrance is through the Vanderbilt Gate, on Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets. This magnificent iron gate, More

Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation Society

Location: 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460 Telephone: 1 (718) 367-1010 Directions: Bus: Bx9, Bx11, Bx12, Bx19, Bx22, Bx36, Bx40, Bx42, Q44, W60, W61, W62, W90 Subway: (Click a subway icon for more attractions along selected route) to West Farms Sq/East Tremont Ave; to Pelham Pkwy Admission: * $11 Adults; $8 Children (2-12); $8 Seniors (65+); Children under 2 years are alMore

Poe Cottage

Poe Cottage

The last home of the great American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). Poe lived there from 1846 to 1849, and during that time he wrote many poems, including "The Bells," "Eureka," and "Annabel Lee." After Poe's death , the house passed through many hands until 1913, when the City of New York purchased it. Opened as a museum in 1917, it is maintained as a memorial to Poe with period furniture andMore

Prospect Park

Prospect Park

The natural landscape of the park, 526 acres of meadows and wooded bluffs, streams, brooks, and a lake, was left unspoiled when the park was designed in the 1860s by Frederick Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. The former boathouse modeled after a 16th century Venetian building, has been restored and serves as the first urban-area Audubon Center in the nation, it is a place of active discovery with hands-oMore

Yankee Stadium Tours

Yankee Stadium Tours

Explore the New Yankee Stadium on the ultimate behind-the-scenes tour The Classic Tour lasts 45 minutes to one hour and includes visits to the New York Yankees Museum, Monument Park and the dugout. Guests will pass through the batting cages and Yankees clubhouse area before ending the tour in the Great Hall near the team store. Classic Tours will commence every 20 minutes from Noon to 1:40pm aMore

Inside CNN

Inside CNN

Go behind the scenes at CNN’s New York City bureau, the network’s key place in the coverage of events that shape our world, and its efforts to report the news to more than 1 billion people around the globe. Inside CNN is a 45-minute guided walking experience of the CNN Studios. Take a journey through the history of journalism, uncover secrets about the news gathering process, discover excitingMore

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Visit the Grandest Stash of Gold in the Entire World There's actually more gold at Gold Vaults of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York than at Fort Knox! Approximately 25-30% of the world's known gold reserves. FREE tours are given Monday through Friday (except Bank holidays) at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm. The tour lasts approximately 60 minutes. 30 visitors can be accommodateMore

New York City Discount Passes

New York City Discount Passes

NYC Explorer Pass With the New York Explorer Pass you can save up to 45% off regular admission rates to over 50 top New York City attractions. Choose 3, 5, 7, or 10 attractions from 54 options! Your pass is valid for 30 days and you can even skip the ticket line at many top sights. Receive a free full-color guidebook in English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. Get your pass now with inMore

The Charging Bull

The Charging Bull

A symbol of financial optimism, the 7,000 pound bronze sculpture by Arturo Di. Modica stands at the north end of Bowling Green Park in downtown Manhattan’s financial district.  Bulls and bears have long been metaphors for the volatility of Wall Street with bulls signifying a surging market and bears a declining market.  The origins of these expressions are unknown, but the most common explanation More

The High Line

The High Line

The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side. It is owned by the City of New York, and maintained and operated by Friends of the High Line. Founded in 1999 by community residents, Friends of the High Line fought for the High Line’s preservation and transformation at a time when the historic structure was under the threat More

Clocktower Gallery

Clocktower Gallery

A legendary alternative-art exhibition space located in  Tribeca, just north of city hall and the Civic Center of New York City. The Clocktower gallery had been in operation since 1972 and hosts alternative exhibitions, performances, long-term and site-specific installations, and artist residencies. The Clocktower Gallery hosts a free internet radio station.  The station has a searchable onlineMore