Exploring the Arts in the Bowery

The unique architectural style of the New Museum in the Bowery. Photo credit Dakota Smith.

No city has had more of an impact on contemporary culture than New York. Talented artists and authors have been flocking to the city for hundreds of years, drawn by the welcoming art scene and a city that is inspirational like no other. One of the great benefits to staying … Read More

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Get Set for New Year’s Eve Magic in Times Square

Giant Christmas Ornaments.

It’s the most celebrated night of the year and the biggest countdown around the world. For ten heart-pounding seconds, all eyes are on New York and the massive glittering ball descending over Times Square. Millions nationwide and over a billion worldwide watch us cheer as the famous ball descends from … Read More

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3 Major Perks to Staying in the Flatiron

The flatiron building in new york

Manhattan may be an island that’s only 13 miles long and 2.3 miles at its widest point but it’s still a pretty small world at every turn. Densely populated with old neighborhoods, epic landmarks, and multicultural splendor–it can feel like one tiny nation with an overwhelming amount to see and … Read More

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Real Music. Real Artists. A Real New York Gem: The Bowery Ballroom

Rock musicians playing at a live concert

The Bowery Ballroom is the spot to see raw, up-and-coming talent, as well as indie acts, and established yet under the radar musical geniuses’. Skip the inflated Ticketmaster price (it’s general admission), and let your eyes and ears be soothed by raw acoustic, inspired by climactic verse, or rocked with … Read More

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How to Score SNL Tickets, and Other Shows Too

auditorium on television broadcast

Yes, a lot of people opt for the touristy stuff when visiting New York—like climbing the Statue of Liberty, even sailing around the entire island—but something really cool that could land you on TV and in the eyeline of major celebrities—something really cool that makes your friends envious is being … Read More

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