Category Archives: Things To Do in New York City

Baseball in the Big Apple

The epic Yankee Stadium in NYC.

New York is a baseball town and it has been ever since the Yankees opened shop in the city in 1903. These days the Mets compete for the city’s attention from their newly built stadium in Queens and the Yankees are still going as strong as ever. Travelers to NYC … Read More

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The Staten Island Ferry and St George

The Staten Island Ferry sailing near the Statue of Liberty in NYC.

The Staten Island Ferry is one of the top free attractions in NYC. This ferry began service in 1817, becoming a city service in 1905, and now carries millions of passengers each year between the outer borough of Staten Island and South Ferry in lower Manhattan. The 25-minute ferry ride … Read More

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Visiting Carnegie Hall

An orchestra performing on stage at the legendary Carnegie Hall in NYC.

The historic Carnegie Hall was commissioned by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891 and has been one of the world’s premier venues for classical music ever since. It boasts an Italian Renaissance design, which was courtesy of the genius architect William Burnet Tuthill. Though the New York Philharmonic moved to … Read More

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Architecture on the Upper East Side

The Breuer Building of the Whitney Museum.

New York is a dream come true for architecture enthusiasts. But while Midtown, with the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building, gets most of the attention, the Upper East Side just uptown also has its fair share of architectural gems. Perhaps the most notable building on the Upper East Side … Read More

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Contemporary Art at the MoMA PS1

The exterior of the MoMA PS1 in Queens'.

Think all of New York’s great art museums are concentrated on the island of Manhattan? Well, think again. The MoMA PS1 in Queens’ Long Island City neighborhood is one of the country’s leading contemporary art museums. Getting to the museum from our boutique hotel The MAve in Midtown Manhattan is … Read More

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