Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: The Dos and Don'ts of Attending the Parade

Tue, Nov 22, 2016

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? This could be you this year – all it takes is a little planning, a little patience, and lots of warm layers. Read below for a full rundown on how to prepare for the day.

Besides eating food and spending time with loved ones, watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of the best parts of Thanksgiving. No matter the weather forecast, locals and tourists alike make the pilgrimage (pun intended) to Midtown to see the parade every year.

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Catching a Game in the Big Apple

Thu, Jun 23, 2016

5 Places You Can Catch a Game (or More!) in New York City

The Big Apple has always been home to some of the world’s most reputable sports teams and venues.   Whether the teams are thriving or in a rough patch, diehard fans and visitors love to take in a game while in and around the city.  Each stadium, arena, and court all have a different history and feel to them.  We’ll recap what to expect at key sporting venues in New York City, and how you can have the ultimate fan experience.

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Body Worlds: Pulse - 3 Lessons Learned from Visiting the Discovery Times Square Exhibit (and Why it's Totally Worth Seeing for Yourself)

Tue, Mar 29, 2016

Discovery Times Square
Body Worlds: Pulse

If you’re thinking about visiting the Discovery Times Square BODY WORLDS: PULSE exhibit, be ready for a unique experience. Created by anatomist Gunther von Hagens; BODY WORLDS: PULSE presents the story of the human body and the effects of normal stresses in the 21st century.  The multimedia exhibition looks at a variety of sections humans deal with in everyday life: health, wellness, nutrition, exercise and all of the ways in which the human body reacts to stimuli. The exhibit examines the body's form and function, its potential and vulnerability, and the challenges it faces in today's world. It gives viewers a true insider view (no pun intended).

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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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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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