Tuesday March 4, 2014
Do you love Gossip Girl
? Since the show is set in New York City, there are no shortage of locations to check out when you're visiting New York City.
Time Out New York has a do-it-yourself Gossip Girl Walk with ten stops in midtown Manhattan (keep in mind that the restaurant in The Palace has changed, so you can no longer enjoy the truffled grilled cheese. NYCGo.com has a Gossip Girl Guide to NYC has a run-down of locations based on the show's central characters. If you'd prefer to have a guided Gossip Girl experience in New York City, check out On Location's Gossip Girl Sites! Tour, a three-and-a-half hour bus tour that covers over 40 locations used in filming Gossip Girl.
Photos: Gossip Girl Locations
More: On Location Tours in NYC
Photo of Palace Hotel © Heather Cross, licensed to About.com
Monday March 3, 2014
March might not offer New York City's best weather, but this year, visitors who come to New York City in March can enjoy the tail end of Winter Restaurant Week
and the St. Patrick's Day Parade
.Guide: March in New York City
More: St. Patrick's Day in NYC
Friday February 21, 2014
With the cost of New York City museum admissions often hovering around $20, it can become very expensive to check out some of New York City's great museums -- especially if you want to scope out several different museums during your trip. Our list of Free and Pay What You Wish Days at New York City Museums
makes it easy to save money with just a little planning. Beware: the free admission days at many New York City museums are quite popular, so try to arrive at the beginning if you want to beat the crowds.More: Free Things To See And Do for Families
Recommended: New York City's Top Free Attractions
Free: New York City Free Walking Tours
Thursday February 20, 2014
Many New York City vacationers are discovering all the wonderful things to see and do in Brooklyn
, so we've put together a list of recommended restaurants in Brooklyn
to ensure you're well fed while visiting the borough. Brooklyn has amazing culinary offerings, with options for nearly every palate and budget, whether you want to have great pizza or enjoy a top-notch tasting menu.
More: Brooklyn Neighborhoods to Visit
More: Prospect Park Visitors Guide
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Wednesday February 19, 2014
With so many New York City restaurants participating in Restaurant Week, you could spend a lot of time trying to decide where to go. For visitors who are trying to squeeze a lot into their vacation, you can simultaneously enjoy the Restaurant Week savings while dining at an iconic New York City restaurant if you make a reservation at one of the restaurants on our list of Iconic New York City Restaurants To Try During Restaurant Week
. Our list includes America's oldest fine dining establishment, a former speakeasy, and restaurants that have shaped New York (and American!) dining for many years.
More: Restaurant Week Picks Near NYC Sights
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Tuesday February 18, 2014
Seth Meyers will begin hosting Late Night With Seth Meyers
on February 24, 2014, replacing Jimmy Fallon who is now hosting The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
This is great news because now you can see BOTH shows tape live in New York City when you visit... if you know how to get tickets! I've put together the information you need to know to Get Tickets to See Late Night with Seth Meyers
, including how to get advance tickets, standby tickets and even how to see Seth rehearse his monologue!
More: Get Tickets to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
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Monday February 17, 2014
Located in SoHo, the New Museum is dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art, with an emphasis on art created in the last ten years by living artists. It's a wonderful place to examine new art up-close, and its galleries are always displaying something new and interesting to experience.
Guide: New Museum Visitors Guide
More: MoMa Visitors Guide
More: NYC Art Museums
Photo of New Museum Entrance by Heather Cross, licensed to About.com
Sunday February 16, 2014
Head to southern New Jersey and experience the East Coast's casino destination complete with a sandy beach, outlet shops, and classic Boardwalk. There are many different ways to travel to Atlantic City, from chic to cheap, we've got everything you need to know to decide how to Travel from New York City to Atlantic City
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Photo of Atlantic City Boardwalk © Karen E. Evans Photography/Getty Images
Saturday February 15, 2014
If you're a fan of Late Night With David Letterman
, nothing beats seeing the show live at the Ed Sullivan Theatre. Plan to request your tickets about a month before your trip, or take your chances with standby tickets, but they manage to give real fans of the show an advantage in getting tickets, since you have to answer a show-related trivia question in order to score your tix!
Article: How To Get Free Tickets to See Late Night With David Letterman
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Friday February 14, 2014
Are you going to be celebrating Valentine's Day in New York City
? Impress your Valentine with a romantic outing in New York City, whether you're interested in holding hands while ice skating
to watching a Broadway show together
, we've put together the ultimate guide to Valentine's Day in New York City