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Heather Cross

Updated Articles and Resources

By Heather Cross

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 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.
    • May in New York City - Weather and Event Guide Created: Monday, January 24, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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."
    • MetroCards 101: Essential Information About New York City MTA MetroCards Created: Thursday, April 27, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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....
    • 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.
    • April in New York City Weather and Event Guide Created: Monday, January 24, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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.
    • Getting To and From LGA - LaGuardia Airport Created: Thursday, August 21, 2003 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Essential information on transportation options for getting to and from LGA. Take a taxi, car, shuttle or even the subway from LaGuardia Airport to Manhattan.
    • Top New York City Luxury Hotels Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 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.
    • Getting From New York City to Philadelphia Created: Thursday, August 09, 2012 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Want to travel from New York City to Philadelphia? There are many ways to get from NYC to Philly -- consider the pros and cons of each one here.
    • Staten Island Ferry Visitor Guide Created: Tuesday, November 04, 2003 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      The Staten Island Ferry is a free ferry from lower Manhattan to Staten Island. The Staten Island Ferry is used by commuters and tourists wanting a free view of the harbor and the Statue of Liberty.
    • Winter 2014 New York City Restaurant Week Created: Friday, May 23, 2003 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 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.
    • 2014 Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival in New York City Created: Monday, December 22, 2003 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Did you know New York City has held an Easter Parade for over 100 years? Learn more about this parade and participate (if you like!) when you visit NYC for Easter.
    • Central Park Summerstage Concert Guide Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 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."
    • Getting To and From EWR Airport Created: Friday, August 22, 2003 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 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.
    • Macy's Department Store Shopping Guide Created: Monday, November 15, 2004 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Macy's Department Store in Herald Square is a favorite shopping destination for New York City visitors. This guide to shopping at Macys Herald Square will make planning your visit easier.
    • How to Get Late Show with David Letterman Tickets Created: Wednesday, March 16, 2005 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Late Show with David Letterman Tickets are available by request on their website and in person at the Ed Sullivan Theatre. They also offers same-day standby tickets to callers who correctly answer a trivia question.
    • New York City's 11 Best Free Landmarks and Attractions Created: Monday, April 04, 2011 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Need to stretch your travel budget in New york City? Consider visiting some of New York City's best attractions and landmarks. Our slide show starts with Central Park, an 843 acre oasis in the hear...
    • New York City Tipping Etiquette: Who and How Much To Tip in NYC Created: Thursday, July 07, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Curious about who and how much to tip in New York City? We've put together a helpful guide to NYC Tipping Etiquette.
    • Tips for Watching the Ball Drop in Times Square Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 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.
    • Top Empire State Building Visitor Tips Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Make the most of your visit to the Empire State Building with these helpful tips. Avoid long waits and get insider advice for visiting this popular New York City attraction.
    • 2013 Summer Concerts in New York City Created: Friday, April 18, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      From Central Park to Bowling Green and from June to September, there are musical performances around the New York City all summer long. Our list of New York City Summer concerts includes many that ...
    • Harlem Restaurants Created: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Whether you're planning a day exploring Harlem or just want to have a great meal at one of the neighborhood's great restaurants, check out these recommended Harlem restaurants, offering everything ...
    • WindowsWear Walking Tour Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn about and see many of New York City's beautiful store windows on the WindowsWear walking tour.
    • Everything You Need To Know About New York City Taxis Created: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      New York City taxis offer the convenience of having a car without the hassle and expense of parking. Learn about how to hail a cab, taxi fares, rules and tips to make your next New York taxi ride a breeze.
    • Best New York City Steakhouses Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Whether you want a juicy porterhouse or New York strip steak, New York City's steakhouses offer a variety of delicious steak choices. From old New York style to hip and trendy, our list includes so...
    • Best Toddler Friendly Attractions in New York City Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Bringing your toddler to New York City? I know first-hand that these attractions and museums will please any 3-5 year old visiting NYC.
    • Best Delis in New York City Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      From hot corned beef on rye to matzo ball soup and chopped liver, New York City's best delis are ready to satisfy your cravings. Many kosher and non-kosher delis exist throughout NYC, but these are...
    • Top New York City Department Stores Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Whether you're looking to buy the latest fashions, great souvenirs or just plan a walk through, New York City's department stores are like no other. Check out these great stores offering everything...

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