Give My Regards to Broadway: Your Guide to the Can't-Miss Broadway Shows of 2016

Thu, Feb 04, 2016

The idea of Broadway is as iconic to NYC as the Statue of Liberty. Like the city itself, the assortment of musicals, plays, and other live shows being performed is unique and constantly being updated. But if seeing a Broadway show is on your bucket list, you may want to get on that sooner rather than later. This upcoming spring’s list of new shows looks to be just incredible! 2016’s schedule boasts musicals from Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Duncan Sheik, George C. Wolfe, Seth Rudetsky, and Sara Bareilles, revivals of Arthur Miller and Eugene O’Neill, and the first Broadway offering from Cirque du Soleil. Critically acclaimed novels and adapted movies are making their entrances as well, so strap in.

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Tags: Special Events

Chinese New Year 2016: Events & Trivia for Celebrating The Year of the Monkey

Mon, Jan 18, 2016

The Chinese New Year, more formally known as the Lunar New Year, is an important Chinese festival celebrated from the first day of the New Year, which typically falls sometime between January 20th and February 20th. This year, the festive day falls on February 8th. Just as western cultures welcomed 2016 with open arms, the upcoming Chinese New Year marks the turn of a new animal; celebrating the “Year of the Monkey.”

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Tags: Special Events, Holiday Events NYC

Happiness is a Warm Boat: Why Circle Line Cruises Are One of the Best Winter Activities in NYC

Wed, Dec 30, 2015

Looking for Things To Do In The New York Winter? Look No Further.

Ah, the open sea… or at least the aquatic freedom that the Hudson and East Rivers provide for folks in the city. The wind in your hair, the idea of a transportation method that doesn’t involve riding underground in 95% humidity – being on the water is a refreshing experience. Yes, boat cruises and ferry rides provide a great alternative to the landlocked transportation options that New Yorkers are accustomed to, but what about when the chilly winter wind starts to blow? Good news folks – you can still get on the water in the chillier months, and it’s waaaay better than it may sound at first. To convince you to take a ride during winter, we’ve outlined some of our favorite reasons to take a wintertime cruise below. So cozy up and read on!

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Tags: Sightseeing

Whatever You’re Into, Have The Best New Year’s Eve New York Has To Offer

Wed, Dec 23, 2015

Spending New Years In New York City? Head Out Of Times Square And Enjoy Some Awesome Alternatives

Ahhhhh - a new year in New York! Nothing says New York City like gathering with the masses in Times Square to watch the ball drop at 12 o’clock sharp. But, it’s chilly outside and you have to stand in the street for hours. Some people even wear diapers in fear of losing their spot (seriously, gross, but we’re not kidding here). For some people, it may not be worth the ten seconds of glory as the ball slowly heads downward toward a new year. If you’re one of those folks, great news! We’re bringing you some alternatives to that stereotypical New Year’s Eve in New York City!

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Tags: Holiday Events NYC

Circle Line Storytellers: Meet A Few Of Our Beloved Tour Guides

Fri, Dec 11, 2015

Our Guides Are What Make Circle Line Tours So Special

New York City is vibrant and full of life, but that can often be overwhelming. Where do you go? What do you see first? Do you stick to the tourist traps or brave heading into lesser known neighborhoods to find the local gems? There are a million ways to explore NYC, but one thing holds true - whether visiting New York for the first or fiftieth time, taking a tour is always a good idea. Tours offer you the ability to see many sights and sounds you might not have time to see by yourself. You can pack a lot in, and usually get to take a fun ride while you’re at it. And when a tour offers an excellent tour guide, one with both personality and extensive knowledge, you’ve hit the travel jackpot.

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Tags: Tour Guides