Free Walking Tours of NYC

A lawn in Central Park with the city skyline in the background.

Some travelers avoid organized tours like the plague, instead preferring to explore new destinations at their own pace. Still, for others, an organized tour can be a great way to pack in a lot of sights and information in a relatively short period of time. What we can all agree … Read More

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Explore the Manhattan of the hit HBO show ‘Girls’

Actress Allison Williams from Girls giving an interview.

NYC has provided the setting for countless television shows and movies over the years, and one fun way to see the city is to explore it through the lenses of one of these films or television shows. One hot television show set exclusively in NYC is the acclaimed HBO show … Read More

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Guys Night Out in NYC

Ping pong at SPin New York in the Flatiron District.

Now that Valentine’s Day is behind us and the corny couples have retreated back into their love dens, let’s take a look at some NYC activities that are better suited for single guys out on the town. Of course, guests staying at our boutique hotel The MAve in Midtown’s Flatiron … Read More

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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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