World Trade Center Site ( Ground Zero )

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History:
The World Trade Center was conceived in the early 1960s by the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Development Association to bring a halt to the decline of lower Manhattan. The twin towers of the World Trade Center were more than just buildings. They were proof of New York’s belief in itself.

Construction began in 1966.In order to create the 16-acre World Trade Center site, five streets were closed off and 164 buildings were demolished. The north tower was opened in Dec. 1970 and the south tower in Jan. 1972; they were dedicated in April 1973. They were the world’s tallest buildings for only a short time, since the Sears Tower in Chicago was completed in May 1973. However, the towers were ranked as the fifth and sixth tallest buildings in the world at the time of their destruction on Sept. 11, 2001

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Helicopter Tours

htSee New York City like never before! Our Helicopter Sightseeing tours provide you with a bird’s eye view of Manhattan and the surrounding area in comfort and style. Marvel at the splendid architecture of the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building and more as you travel down the Hudson River to the New York Harbor and the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum.

See the George Washington and Verrazano bridges that keep Manhattan connected. Delight in flying by New York’s historic landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Greenwich Village, South Street Seaport, and the 120 year old Brooklyn Bridge. With four tour options to choose from, this unique adventure is a must have for your memorable visit to New York City.

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Cartier

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The renowned French jeweler and watchmaker


653 5th Avenue at 52nd St.
1(212) 753-0111
Open: Mon-Sat 10am-5:30pm, Closed Sun.
Bus:
M1, M2, M3, M4, M27, M50, Q32
Subway: E to 5th Avenue

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Central Park Carriage Tours

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There is nothing more romantic or charming than seeing Central Park from the back of a horse-drawn carriage. The feeling of stepping back a little in time is one never to be forgotten. Sitting beside the person you love as you meander through the most beautiful park in Manhattan, wondering if he or she planned for the stars to come out early is one of the most whimsical of lover’s dreams. Perhaps there will be a proposal… or perhaps just being near each other is perfection. The soft jostle of the carriage rocking to the gait of the horse ahead and the gentle sound of hooves on pavement are a balm to the soul you will feel as your guide points out several popular and some secret places of NYC’s crown jewel of parks. If you have eyes only for the person beside you, ignore the guide. He won’t mind at all.

You can book a ride via the operators below.

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Brooklyn Museum of Art

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History:
When it opened in 1897, the Brooklyn Museum was originally designed to part of a series of beaux-arts pavillions representing an encyclopedia of human culture. Only one quadrant was completed. Today the museum is the second-largest art museum in New York City and one of the largest in the country. Its world-renowned permanent collections include more than one million objects, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represent a wide range of cultures.

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Brooklyn Bridge

Location: Manhattan side: Park Row, near Municipal Building. Brooklyn side: Cadman Plaza at Tillary and High Sts Directions: Bus: M1, M6, M9, M15, M22, M103, B51 Subway: to Park Place;  to -City Hall; to High St (Brooklyn) Admission: Free Hours:…

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To and From JFK Airport

Our guide to and from JFK airport: AirTrain JFK AirTrain JFK links the region’s rail and subway transportation network to NYC. AirTrain has three service routes: Airline Terminal route (Inner Loop). Howard Beach route. Jamaica Station route. Variable message signs…

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NYC Nighttime City Lights Double Decker Bus Tour

Marvel at the bright lights of the big city on a nighttime double decker bus tour. Travel through the magnificent island of Manhattan and be engulfed by its sparkling brilliance. Experience the dazzling sights and sounds of Times Square, the Empire State Building dressed in vibrant colors and Radio City Music Hall’s legendary marquee.  Experience the glamour of New York, illuminated by night.

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Save up to 50% off on same-day Yankee tickets

yankeelogoScore big savings on Yankee tickets at the Modell’s Times Square New York Yankees Ticket Booth!  Modell’s is a sporting good retailer in NYC and the ONLY place in the world to find day-of game ticket specials up to 50% off! Mo-Saver tickets go on sale starting at 8am for day games and noon for night games, and will remain available for sale only while supplies last.  Four ticket limit per customer, per game.  Any major credit card accepted.  Sorry, no cash, no coupons accepted.

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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 online cultural audio archive with over 5,000 hours of diverse, indexed content. In includes non-commercial music, audio art, spoken word, cultural news, history and dialogue, and new media innovation.

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