Feb 202017
 
NYC for kids: Spring break events

Avoid complaint of “I’m bored” this spring break week by taking the kids or the grandkids to one or more of these special family-friendly events, including FREE admission to top New York City attractions. Admission to 400 National Park Service Read More

Feb 162017
 
5 places to visit US Presidents in NYC

During President’s Week or any time, you can visit NYC places with a special connection to US Presidents, including George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, whose birthdays we celebrate each February. Federal Hall National Monument — George Washington took the oath Read More

Feb 082017
 
NYC snow day: Best sledding hills

Let it snow. Here are the best sledding hills in parks in all five boroughs. Head for these popular sledding hills, including those designated by the NYC Dept. of Parks for Snow Day fun. That’s when there are Park Rangers Read More

Feb 042017
 
5 ways to avoid the Super Bowl in NYC

If Super Bowl Sunday is not the most important day of the year to you, here five suggestions how and where you can avoid the Big Game entirely in NYC: Visit a museum.  NYC museums are all open on Super Read More

Jan 132017
 
Central Park Ice Festival 2017 Feb. 11

Even though the snow from last weekend’s storm is gone, there will be plenty of ice on Feb. 11th for the annual Central Park Ice Festival, with a FREE ice-carving demo of a favorite statue and a silent disco to Read More

Jan 032017
 
Mulchfest 2017: recycle Xmas trees

Recycle your Christmas trees into wood chips that will nourish trees and plants on NYC streets, gardens and parks at MulchFest 2017. Give your tree back to the land, instead of adding it to the landfill. There are giant chippers Read More

Dec 222016
 
NYC museum exhibits closing soon

This is your last chance to see four outstanding NYC museum and gallery exhibits closing soon. An interesting collection of art, history and more, and they are all FREE, so you can enjoy NYC on the cheap. SEE ALSO Where Read More

Nov 202016
 
Three Bears Holiday Bash puppet show

Take the kids to the Three Bears Holiday Bash, the annual puppet variety show in Central Park that celebrates Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa in song, dance, and puppetry. Tickets are just $7 for kids, $10 for the adults they bring Read More

Nov 032016
 
Best spots to watch NYC Marathon

More than 48,000 runners and one million spectators turn NYC into a giant sporting event and street fair on Sun., Nov. 5th for the 2016 NYC Marathon.  What’s the best location to watch and cheer the athletes along the five-borough Read More

Oct 292016
 
NYC news you might have missed in Oct.

This is our monthly recap of recent NYC news you might have missed during the last few weeks. Top of our list again this month is food and drink, and real estate, including the re-opening of two favorite eateries. The Read More

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