Must-See Broadway Shows of 2018

Must See Broadway ShowsThe lights! The sounds! It’s Broadway! There truly is something on Broadway to peak every interest, and a trip to the Big Apple wouldn’t be complete without sitting back, relaxing, and taking in the talent of a Broadway show or musical. With so many to choose from, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the options. We’ve compiled a list of must-see Broadway shows of 2018. Enjoy!

* Please note that all prices and showtimes on this page are subject to change.

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Fun Things To Do In Brooklyn New York

There is so much to see and do in Brooklyn that you may not know where to start. Regardless of the particular neighborhood you live in or plan on visiting; you will always find unique and must do activities. Here are some fun things to do in Brooklyn New York

Coney Island – Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn

Fun Things To Do In Brooklyn New YorkLocated in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Coney Island is the perfect destination to visit when you want to awaken your inner child. With a beautiful beach and a classic boardwalk, it is among the borough’s favorite and most popular attractions. Not only is Coney Island home to the original location of Nathan’s Hotdogs it also boasts the decades-old wooden rollercoaster, the Cyclone as well as the iconic parachute jump. Though it costs a pretty penny to ride it, doing so is a badge of honor among locals. The Coney Island neighborhood also includes a small arcade, a candy store, and much more to appeal to the child in everyone.

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Top New York City Comfort Foods Part 3: Half Moon Cookies, Black & White Cookies, Mac ‘n Cheese, and Dumplings

If you were asked to name a reason why New York City is so popular, what would you say? Times Square? The buzzing night nightlife? Daily celebrity sightings? The Big Apple is famous for so many reasons that it would be hard to name them all. However, one of the most significant benefits of visiting New York City is its diversity. Given the mix of cultures that coexist in New York City, it’s only fitting that our, “Top New York City Comfort Foods”, series features a wide variety of food. We’ve already covered iconic NYC comfort food like pizza and bagels, as well as authentic American chow, so it’s time for something different. In part three of the Best NYC Comfort Food series, we’ll learn more about the variety of sweet and savory foods that can be found in the city. Some of the most popular savory foods in the Big Apple include creamy mac ‘n cheese and rich dumplings. While these dishes are delicious on their own, they’re even better when topped off by a scrumptious half-moon cookie. You may be familiar with these foods, but if you’ve never had them from one of these restaurants, then you’re missing out.

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Top New York City Comfort Foods Part 2: Burgers and Iconic Diners

Are you a foodie? Do you love trying new restaurants? If so, this article series is for you. The “Top New York City Comfort Foods”, series exists to share some of the best restaurants with both New York City locals and visitors. If you’ve visited the Big Apple- or have ever watched an NYC-based television show- then you’re familiar with the hype surrounding food in this wonderful city. While foods like NYC pizza and bagels are labeled as iconic New York City foods, there are so many different types of foods in this city that visitors and locals alike should try. In this second part of the series, we’ll be focusing on authentic American chow. We’ll take a look at some of the juiciest burger joints and most iconic diners in the big apple. If you’re a fan of meat or traditional American comfort food, then you’ll want to read on.

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Top New York City Comfort Foods Part 1: Pizza and Bagels

New York City is one of the most famous cities in all of America. “The city that never sleeps” is known for its vibrant nightlife, rich culture, and phenomenal food. NYC comfort food is like nothing else you’ve ever tasted. People come from all around the world just to get a taste of its world-famous pizza and cheap, but tasty street hot dogs. There’s just something special about the food in New York; everything you eat explodes in your mouth with flavor. Whether you’re a New York native or a visitor, this series will introduce you to some of the best restaurants in the big apple that you never knew existed! In this series, we’ll be exploring our top recommendations for comfort food in New York City from pizza to burgers- and where you can find it! In part one of this series, “Top New York City Comfort Foods Part 1: Pizza and Bagels”, we’ll be covering the two most iconic foods to eat in New York City: pizza and bagels.

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Classic NYC Sightseeing Cruise


The fastest and best way to see the Statue of Liberty! Sail down the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty and back, viewing such sights as Ellis Island, the historic immigration center, the rising Freedom Tower, and the World Financial Center, along the way.

Hurricane Sandy left the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island closed until further notice. Thankfully, Circle Line 42 can still get you close enough to get those desired pics! Each of our cruise options includes a close look at the Statue of Liberty.

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Staten Island Ferry

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The Staten Island Ferry began service in 1905, and currently carries over 19 million passengers annually on a 5.2-mile run between the St. George Terminal in Staten Island and the Whitehall Terminal in lower Manhattan.

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New York TV Show Tickets

If you’re traveling to New York City and want the chance to sit in on a live taping of one of your favorite shows, here’s your starter guide to finding out how!

Popular TV Shows

“Saturday Night Live”
If you want to try your luck and you don’t have a planned trip, Saturday Night Live distributes tickets through a lottery system via email in August. To enter the lottery, send an email to Snltickets@nbcuni.com and tell them why you would like to be a part of the audience. This lottery runs from August 1-31 each year. Standby tickets are also available the day of the show.

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To and from the New York City Airports

For those flying into New York City, it’s important to come prepared with a transportation plan. Don’t get stuck taking the overpriced taxis waiting to pick up travelers outside the airport. There are many shuttle services, buses, and AirTrains to get you to your destination. There are three main airports that you can fly into if you’re coming to the big apple. John F. Kennedy International (JFK) is New York’s largest airport and is about 15 miles outside Manhattan. LaGuardia (LGA) is the better option for those looking to travel to Midtown and Upper Manhattan. Lastly, Newark-Liberty International (EWR) is located in New Jersey and is closer in proximity to lower Manhattan. Read on below to find out some of the options for traveling to and from each of these airports.

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NYC Hop on Hop Off Bus Tours

If you’ve ever looked at pictures of New York City, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the giant double-decker red buses. They’re pretty hard to miss! No matter who you are or where you’re visiting from, you can enjoy a bus tour. Unless otherwise specified, tours generally have an English speaking guide on board, and many offer pre-recorded commentary in a variety of languages. Double-decker bus tours have some amazing benefits, but those benefits are increased when the tour is a hop on hop off tour. Many bus tour companies now offer hop on hop off options, which means that you can get on or off the bus at any of its stops. There’s truly no better way to experience the big apple. Here are the two most important benefits of taking a hop on hop off double-decker bus tour:

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