Posts Tagged ‘nyc’

Best Places to Visit in Central Park, Part 2

As promised, here is the continued list for our favorite things to do in Central Park made exclusively so your Memorial Day weekend is nothing short of wonderful.
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Two Wonderful Ways to See Musical Theater in Manhattan

Do you love musicals?  Try these two series of concert performances that you may not know about.
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Broadway and Off-Broadway Tickets at Discount – for shows into early February

The mystique of theater holds true all year in New York City, but January is the best time to score the deals both on Broadway and Off-Broadway. Beginning January 4, theatergoers can purchase 2-for-1 tickets to 22 Broadway shows between January 17 and February 4 and 38 off-Broadway shows between January 30 and February 12.
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A Great New Year’s Resolution: Learn a Foreign Language (or Brush up on One)

Still deciding on a New Year’s resolution? How about learning a new language, or brushing up on one that you might have studied a millennium ago in high school? Cactus Language in New York City is offering fast track five- and ten-week language courses in a variety of foreign languages, including Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Turkish. In less than two months, you’ll have gained a basic understanding of a language of your choice, and you will have successfully followed through on your New Year’s resolution, a double benefit.
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The Best Classic and Unusual Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in New York City

I’ve been scouring the web and the NYC media to find the best NYE celebrations in NYC.  Here is my first list of the day, all thanks to the wonderful app MyCityWay.  http://www.mycityway.com/

I’ll be posting some more restaurant-specific ones shortly.

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New York Neighborhoods: a Traveler’s Guide

New York is a city of neighborhoods in a way that few others are. Wander through Manhattan, and you’re taken on a tour through New York’s colorful and diverse history. Little Italy, Greenwich, East Village: all these are names which trip off the tongue of foreign and domestic visitors alike. However, if you’re not from the city, you may not have much idea of what each district is actually like. That’s why we’ve put together this run-down of the best of each of New York’s most famous neighborhoods. Wealthy visitors arriving in the city on cruises from Southampton, and student backpackers on cheap flights from Canada should both find this guide equally useful. Take it, and use it to devise your own walking tour through the heart of New York.

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