Category Archives: Top Attractions

Hit The Streets

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It’s a concrete jungle out there so why not embrace it? For three consecutive Saturdays in August, almost seven miles of city streets turn into pedestrian-only pathways of pleasure. Whether you ride a bike, take a run or simply participate in some priceless people-watching, you’ll be joining in New york … Read More

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Historic Happy Hours

petes-tavern

We’re told O. Henry penned “The Gift of the Magi” at nearby Pete’s Tavern, the Big Apple’s oldest continuously operating restaurant and bar. We’re not surprised he found the place so inspiring. With its long wooden bar, tin ceilings, tile floors and exposed brick walls, it’s the kind of Old … Read More

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Get Your Green On

The NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Few parades rival the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade for sheer staying power. Now readying for its 253rd trip up Fifth Avenue, this historic event – which predates the Declaration of Independence by 14 years – draws a sociable, high-spirited mix of green-garbed locals and visitors to NYC … Read More

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The Wall Street Experience

The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street.

NYC is the global capital of finance and trade, as it is home to the New York Stock Exchange, the world’s largest, and many of the world’s largest banks also have their headquarters on Lower Manhattan’s Wall Street. For most, visiting Wall Street is just like visiting any other dreary … Read More

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Venture Out to the Bronx

Watching a game at Yankee Stadium.

Think you’ve exhausted the tourist sites in NYC? Well, you can always venture a little further afield to check out the Bronx! The Bronx is the city’s northernmost borough and the only one of the city’s neighborhoods located on the continental mainland. Despite being home to over a million people, … Read More

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