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November 21, 2023
How to Use Broadway Roulette

Broadway Roulette is a nifty way to save a bit of money on theater tickets if you want to experience the magic of Broadway, but aren’t picky about what show you see. Here’s how it works in simple terms: you choose the date and number of tickets, the website randomly picks the Broadway show and […]

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November 16, 2023
Movie Locations in New York City

From the early days of the movies through the present, some places in New York City appear over and over in movies.  These iconic film locations are so recognizable, that if they appear in a scene, you know the movie takes place in the Big Apple. We’ve put together this list of the top NYC […]

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Oktober 11, 2023
Best Bagels in Times Square

When we hanker for a great bagel, we confess that we don’t run to Times Square. But as tour guides, we do find ourselves there quite often. Fortunately, there are some awesome bagel shops in and around the area. Here is our list of the best bagels in Times Square and nearby - based on […]

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Oktober 1, 2023
How to Get from NYC to Philadelphia

So, you need to go or are considering a trip to Philadelphia from New York City. Well, this post covers the options that you have and weighs the pros and cons of each. We are a walking tour company offering tours in both cities, so our tour guides are regularly making the trip between Philly […]

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September 25, 2023
Is Edge NYC at Hudson Yards Worth It?

The Edge NYC is one of NYC’s five observation decks, the others being the Empire State Building, Top of the Rock, One World Observatory, and Summit One Vanderbilt. When choosing which one to visit, you may be wondering if Edge is worth it, we’ve got our take from a recent visit. The Edge Experience Below […]

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August 16, 2023
Top Things to Do on Governors Island

This post is about all the fun things you can do on Governors Island, just an 8-minute ferry ride from Lower Manhattan. We share the best things to do on Governors Island, information to help you plan your visit, where to eat and drink, and what special events take place! Plan Your Visit Governors Island […]

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Juli 5, 2023
Best Shopping in New York City

If you are intending to do a lot of shopping in NYC, then you've come to the right place. We are local tour guides with decades' worth of shopping experience in NYC, and we offer our own shopping tours. We also have content on shopping at outlet malls. In the video below, Katie, a tour […]

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April 4, 2023
NYC Museums Open Late

This post lists the museums in NYC with late hours. Some of these museums have free admission and we make note of that. Read more about NYC museums with free admission here. 1. Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located on Fifth Avenue adjacent to Central Park on the Upper East Side […]

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Januar 16, 2023
30 Things to Do in Upper Manhattan

New York City tourists usually visit Midtown Manhattan and Lower Manhattan, and maybe a handful of attractions in Upper Manhattan.  Yet there are dozens and dozens of great things to do there! This post lists the best attractions and activities to do in Upper Manhattan. Uptown vs. Midtown vs. Downtown Upper Manhattan is the northern […]

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Dezember 14, 2022
Famous New York Streets and Their Origins

New York City has over 32,000 streets and avenues. When you add up all the streets our local guides cover on our many pay-what-you-wish walking tours, we take our guests to hundreds of them! While some streets, like Broadway and Wall Street, are known around the world, there are other streets that many have never […]

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Dezember 10, 2022
The 5 Boroughs of New York City Explained

For many people around the world, New York City means Manhattan. But, to truly know NYC, one should know at least a bit about all five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island. If you are visiting New York City, here’s a short guide to the boroughs and some suggestions of what to see […]

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Dezember 9, 2022
Museum of Broadway Tickets

In late 2022 an exciting addition to Times Square opened, the Museum of Broadway. The name says it all!  The Museum of Broadway is not just for theater lovers. This museum will surely be a hit with anyone who loves immersive experiences, history, and dazzling creativity. Tickets, Location, and Hours The Museum of Broadway is […]

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November 30, 2022
Bergdorf Goodman Christmas Window Displays

One of the most treasured holiday activities in New York City is visiting the famous department stores. That's where you will see gorgeous, whimsical, and festive Christmas window displays. As one of NYC's most luxurious department stores, Bergdorf's (as it's known locally) is regarded as the store with the most extraordinary and fashionable holiday window […]

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November 22, 2022
Things to Do on the Upper West Side

For visitors to New York City, the Upper West Side is known for Lincoln Center, the American Museum of Natural History, and Central Park. For locals, it's a neighborhood with lovely side streets and colorful avenues, a place to eat some of the city's classic foods, shop, stroll, and simply enjoy life. And as a […]

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Oktober 26, 2022
Things to Do on the Upper East Side

For tourists, the Upper East Side is known mainly for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park. But with many more interesting attractions, the Upper East Side is a neighborhood worth visiting for a few hours.  Below are some of the best things to do on the Upper East Side including museums, parks, shopping, […]

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Oktober 18, 2022
London vs. New York City

Two of the world's most iconic cities are London and New York -- but which is better? This post compares New York and London so you can decide which is the best vacation destination for you. Which Is Bigger? London Or New York? As of 2022, London’s population was about 9.5 million vs. New York's […]

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