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Heather Cross

Updated Articles and Resources

By Heather Cross

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Getting To and From EWR Airport Created: Friday, August 22, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Essential information on transportation options for getting to and from Newark Airport (EWR). Take a taxi, car, shuttle or even public transit from Newark Airport to Manhattan.
    • Super Bowl XLVIII: February 2, 2014 Created: Friday, November 15, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      New York and New Jersey will be co-hosting Super Bowl 48 on February 2, 2014. From travel directions to tailgating, here's what you need to know!
    • Grand Central Terminal Visitors Guide Created: Tuesday, October 14, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Grand Central Terminal is a major transportation hub for New York City, as well as a beautiful example of Beaux-Arts architecture. Our visitors guide will help you appreciate Grand Central Terminal...
    • Winter 2014 New York City Restaurant Week Created: Friday, May 23, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      For just $25, you can experience a three-course lunch at many of New York's finest restaurants during Restaurant Week. Restaurant Week happens in New York every Winter and Summer.
    • NBC Studios Tour - Guided Tour of NBC Studios in Rockefeller Center Created: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The NBC Studios Tour offers visitors a chance to learn about the history of NBC, as well as see behind the scenes of a TV studio. The NBC Studios Tour is a great option for rainy or cold days, and while you may not see NBC stars, you can see where they work.
    • Free Tour of Grand Central and the Surrounding Neighborhood Created: Wednesday, March 02, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Every Friday at 12:30, you can learn about Grand Central from the entertaining and energetic Justin Ferate in his tour of Grand Central and the surrounding neighborhood. This free two-hour walking tour is full of history, and loaded with insider insight into the history of the neighborhood.
    • Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) Visitors Guide Created: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Looking for a great museum for young children in New York City? Consider a visit to the Children's Museum of Manhattan, a great choice for toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary aged children.
    • Finding New York City Sample Sales Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Every week in New York City you can find deeply discounted clothing at designer sample sales -- but finding out where and when the sample sales are can be a challenge. This list of resources will m...
    • Tips for Riding the New York City Subway Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      The subway is a fast, affordable way to travel around the city. This is my advice for riding the subway which will get you traveling around with ease.
    • Central Park Visitors Guide Created: Thursday, May 14, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Want to visit Central Park? Check out our visitors guide to Manhattan's largest park, with maps, directions, things to do and more.
    • Taking a Bus to New York City Created: Thursday, March 09, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Buses offer travelers an affordable way to visit New York City. Taking a bus to NYC is particularly convenient for visitors from Washington, DC, Boston and Philadelphia.
    • Top New York Cocktail Bars Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Looking to sample a classic cocktail or contemporary creation at a New York City cocktail bar? Check out this list for some of the best cocktail bars in NYC.
    • Plan Your Trip to New York City in 10 Steps Created: Thursday, July 13, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Plan your trip to New York City in ten easy steps with our travel planner. Also available by email subscription, you'll have your NYC vacation planned in no time!
    • Is New York City Safe? Created: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      New york City is one of the safest large cities in America. Our New York City Safety Guide has tips and information for staying safe during your vacation.
    • How to Get on the "Today Show" Created: Monday, April 11, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Want to know how to get on NBC's Today Show and say hi to your friends at home? Being part of the Today Show audience doesn't require tickets, but it does require waking up early to be in Rockefell...
    • Recommended Tours of New York City Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Are you hoping to take a guided tour while you're in New York City? These are some of the best tours offered in New York City, whether you're new or have been here many times, one of these will be ...
    • Things Not To Do in New York City Created: Friday, January 18, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Everyone tells you what you should do when you visit New York City -- where to eat, what to see and where to stay. Here, we tell you what not to do, so you can avoid some common tourist pitfalls.
    • American Museum of Natural History Visitors Guide Created: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Want to visit the American Museum of Natural History? Check out our AMNH Visitors Guide with directions, admissions information, must-see exhibits and tips for visiting the museum.
    • Tips for Watching the Ball Drop in Times Square Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Thinking about celebrating New Year's Eve at the Ball Drop in Times Square? These tips will help you have the best time ringing in the New Year in Times Square.
    • Central Park Summerstage Concert Guide Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Want to see a concert at Central Park Summerstage? Come prepared, with these helpful tips and all the essential information you need to enjoy a concert at the Central Park SummerStage."
    • Top New York City Luxury Hotels Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      When money is no object, these New York City luxury hotels are the perfect way to indulge. With some of the best service and most indulgent amenities, these New York City luxury hotels aim to please.
    • April in New York City Weather and Event Guide Created: Monday, January 24, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      With warm weather coming, April is a great time to visit New York City before the summer crowds come. Plan your visit to New York City with this guide to April's events, weather and more.
    • MetroCards 101: Essential Information About New York City MTA MetroCards Created: Thursday, April 27, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      MetroCards are used to store and pay fares on the subway and buses in New York City. MetroCards are easy to purchase and use, and this information will have you using yours like a local in no time....
    • May in New York City - Weather and Event Guide Created: Monday, January 24, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      May's great weather makes it the perfect time to visit New York City before the summer crowds come. Plan your visit to New York City with our guide to May's events, weather and more."
    • WindowsWear Walking Tour Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn about and see many of New York City's beautiful store windows on the WindowsWear walking tour.
    • New York City Guide: One Day In New York Created: Thursday, February 26, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Have just one day in New York City and no idea how to spend it? This fun-filled day will give you a great taste of New York City, but it might make you want to plan a longer New York City vacation for next time. From pizza and bagels to museums and bus rides, this guide will help you make the most of your one day in New York City.
    • Recommended Dim Sum Restaurants in New York City Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Want to have dim sum in New York City? Whether you want made-to-order or Hong Kong style carts, here are my favorite places to enjoy dim sum in NYC!
    • January in New York City - Weather and Event Guide Created: Monday, January 24, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      January is a great time to visit New York City if you want to avoid the crowds, find great deals, and don't mind the cold weather. Plan your visit to New York City with this guide to January's events, weather and more.
    • September in New York City - Weather and Event Guide Created: Thursday, February 03, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Plan your September visit to New York City with this guide to the month's events and weather. With the summer vacation crowds gone, but the warm weather remaining, it's a great time to visit NYC."<...
    • Recommended Chinatown Restaurants Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      New York City's Chinatown offers delicious, affordable dining that's suitable for groups of all sizes, as well as families with children. Chinatown's many dining options include restaurants serving...
    • New York City Month By Month Created: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Decide when to visit New York City with these helpful monthly guides.
    • 2014 St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City Created: Thursday, March 04, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Everything you need to know to attend (& enjoy!) the St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City.

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