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  • Brooklyn Bridge Tour

    Today

    7:00 AM EST

    City Running Tours - New York City

    Brooklyn Bridge Tour

    City Running Tours - New York City

    Brooklyn Bridge Tour
    The Brooklyn Bridge is the most iconic landmark in all of New York. At any time of day, the bridge provides great views of Manhattan and Brooklyn and offers a look back at the origins of modern day New York City, when Manhattan and Brooklyn were still separate cities. This short run covers a lot of landmarks, travelling over the Brooklyn Bridge and back on the Manhattan Bridge, then through the streets of Chinatown and The Five Point Area, before finishing downtown in front of City Hall.

  • Central Park Tour

    Today

    8:00 AM EST

    City Running Tours - New York City

    Central Park Tour

    City Running Tours - New York City

    Central Park Tour
    "Nature first, second, and third--architecture after a while" was the motto of Central Park's architects. It is hard to imagine that everything in Central Park was put there by design. Experience this first-hand on the Lower Central Park running tour. The lower portion of the park features the most ambitious landscape architecture ever implemented in the United States and magically escorts the viewer out of the city and into a peaceful park surrounding.

  • Central Park Bicycle Tour

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Central Park Bicycle Tour

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Central Park Bicycle Tour
    Led in partnership with BikeRent.NYC, this fun and casual bike ride takes visitors around the 843 acres of Central Park. Visit major sites such as Bethesda Terrace, Cleopatra's Needle, Strawberry Fields, and other picturesque landscapes. Hear stories about Central Park's origins and design and about the social philosophy and influences that have shaped the park since its construction.

  • Tip of Manhattan Bicycle Tour

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Tip of Manhattan Bicycle Tour

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Tip of Manhattan Bicycle Tour
    This casual bike tour around the tip of Manhattan features many of the oldest neighborhoods in the lower part of the island. Explore Chinatown, the Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, Battery Park, the 9/11 Memorial, Wall Street, and much more along bicycle paths, bicycle lanes, and quiet side streets. A bicycle, helmet, and bottle of water are included.

  • In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met
    Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century--the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer--have been a highlight of The Met collection since the Museum's founding purchase in 1871. This exhibition will bring together some of the Museum's greatest paintings to represent this remarkable chapter of art history in a new light.

  • Art of Native America

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Art of Native America

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Art of Native America
    This landmark exhibition in the Museum's American Wing showcases 116 masterworks representing the achievements of artists from more than fifty cultures across North America. Ranging in date from the second to the early twentieth century, the diverse works are promised gifts, donations, and loans to The Met from the pioneering collectors Charles and Valerie Diker.

  • Jewelry: The Body Transformed

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Jewelry: The Body Transformed

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Jewelry: The Body Transformed
    What is jewelry? Why do we wear it? What meanings does it carry? Traversing time and space, this exhibition explores how jewelry acts upon and activates the body it adorns. This global conversation about one of the most personal and universal of art forms brings together some 230 objects drawn almost exclusively from The Met collection.

  • Holiday Train Show

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    The New York Botanical Garden

    Holiday Train Show

    The New York Botanical Garden

    Holiday Train Show
    Enchanting model trains zip through a display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials—all under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. This year’s exhibition showcases Lower Manhattan—the birthplace of New York City—featuring the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and iconic skyscrapers sharing the spotlight among old and new favorites.

  • Something to Say

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Brooklyn Museum

    Something to Say

    Brooklyn Museum

    Something to Say
    Bringing together existing works and new, site-specific commissions by Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas, this new exhibition explores the intersection between language and art through a series of text-based installations that activate the Museum's plaza green, steps, and promenade outside and the lobby within.

  • Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Brooklyn Museum

    Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection

    Brooklyn Museum

    Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection
    Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection presents major works, new acquisitions, and rediscoveries in the Museum's collection through an intersectional feminist lens. Highlighting work created in response to crucial social and political moments from the last one hundred years, from World War I to the Civil Rights Movement and #MeToo, the exhibition foregrounds more than fifty artists who use their work to advocate for their communities, beliefs, and hopes for equality.

  • Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Brooklyn Museum

    Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

    Brooklyn Museum

    Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
    Featuring over 150 works by more than 60 artists, Soul of a Nation offers a sweeping view of the remarkable art made by Black artists during one of the most crucial periods in American history. This critically-acclaimed exhibition is an unprecedented look at a broad spectrum of work by African American artists from 1963 to 1983 and considers the varied ways that Black artists responded to the demands of an urgent moment.

  • One: Do Ho Suh

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Brooklyn Museum

    One: Do Ho Suh

    Brooklyn Museum

    One: Do Ho Suh
    One: Do Ho Suh features a single, large-scale work by artist Do Ho Suh, whose work engages with migration and cultural displacement. The Perfect Home II (2003), a recent acquisition in the Museum's collection of Contemporary Art, is a full-scale re-creation of Suh's former apartment in New York. Made with a translucent nylon material and carefully hand-sewn, the work questions the meaning of permanence, the process of finding a home, and how personal space comes to define an individual.

  • Central Park Walking Tour

    Today

    12:00 PM EST

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Central Park Walking Tour

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Central Park Walking Tour
    Embark on a journey of discovery through this iconic New York City landmark on this walking tour. Hear about Central Park's origins, witness its design, experience the cultural influences, and feel the peace that comes from being in a natural environment.

  • Wacky Washington Square

    Today

    2:00 PM EST

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Wacky Washington Square

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Wacky Washington Square
    Explore Greenwich Village through the lives of individuals who have made a lasting impact on society. Stroll around Washington Square, visit historic landmarks, and hear tales of the artists, writers, free-thinkers, bohemians, and others who settled in the Village and rebelled against the norms of society.

  • Al Foster Quintet “75Th Birthday Celebration”

    Today

    7:00 PM EST

    Smoke Jazz and Supper Club

    Al Foster Quintet “75Th Birthday Celebration”

    Smoke Jazz and Supper Club

    Al Foster Quintet “75Th Birthday Celebration”
    Al Foster celebrates his 75th birthday in the company of this special quintet featuring trumpeter Jeremy Pelt and tenor saxophonist Dayna Stephens. Foster, whose transcendent grooves and rhythmic textures were the pulse of Miles Davis’ bands throughout the ’70s and ’80s, is known for making everyone around him sound better. In his autobiography, Miles related that he hired Al because “he could set up for everyone else to play off and could keep the groove going forever.” 

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About The Area

Immortalized in film, musicals, and more, New York City is the place to go for excitement and fun. There are so many ways to see the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and Central Park, from bus tours to cruises t...MORE

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  • Brooklyn Bridge Tour

    Today

    7:00 AM EST

    City Running Tours - New York City

    Brooklyn Bridge Tour

    City Running Tours - New York City

    Brooklyn Bridge Tour
    The Brooklyn Bridge is the most iconic landmark in all of New York. At any time of day, the bridge provides great views of Manhattan and Brooklyn and offers a look back at the origins of modern day New York City, when Manhattan and Brooklyn were still separate cities. This short run covers a lot of landmarks, travelling over the Brooklyn Bridge and back on the Manhattan Bridge, then through the streets of Chinatown and The Five Point Area, before finishing downtown in front of City Hall.

  • Central Park Tour

    Today

    8:00 AM EST

    City Running Tours - New York City

    Central Park Tour

    City Running Tours - New York City

    Central Park Tour
    "Nature first, second, and third--architecture after a while" was the motto of Central Park's architects. It is hard to imagine that everything in Central Park was put there by design. Experience this first-hand on the Lower Central Park running tour. The lower portion of the park features the most ambitious landscape architecture ever implemented in the United States and magically escorts the viewer out of the city and into a peaceful park surrounding.

  • Central Park Bicycle Tour

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Central Park Bicycle Tour

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Central Park Bicycle Tour
    Led in partnership with BikeRent.NYC, this fun and casual bike ride takes visitors around the 843 acres of Central Park. Visit major sites such as Bethesda Terrace, Cleopatra's Needle, Strawberry Fields, and other picturesque landscapes. Hear stories about Central Park's origins and design and about the social philosophy and influences that have shaped the park since its construction.

  • Tip of Manhattan Bicycle Tour

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Tip of Manhattan Bicycle Tour

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Tip of Manhattan Bicycle Tour
    This casual bike tour around the tip of Manhattan features many of the oldest neighborhoods in the lower part of the island. Explore Chinatown, the Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, Battery Park, the 9/11 Memorial, Wall Street, and much more along bicycle paths, bicycle lanes, and quiet side streets. A bicycle, helmet, and bottle of water are included.

  • In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met
    Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century--the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer--have been a highlight of The Met collection since the Museum's founding purchase in 1871. This exhibition will bring together some of the Museum's greatest paintings to represent this remarkable chapter of art history in a new light.

  • Art of Native America

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Art of Native America

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Art of Native America
    This landmark exhibition in the Museum's American Wing showcases 116 masterworks representing the achievements of artists from more than fifty cultures across North America. Ranging in date from the second to the early twentieth century, the diverse works are promised gifts, donations, and loans to The Met from the pioneering collectors Charles and Valerie Diker.

  • Jewelry: The Body Transformed

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Jewelry: The Body Transformed

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Jewelry: The Body Transformed
    What is jewelry? Why do we wear it? What meanings does it carry? Traversing time and space, this exhibition explores how jewelry acts upon and activates the body it adorns. This global conversation about one of the most personal and universal of art forms brings together some 230 objects drawn almost exclusively from The Met collection.

  • Holiday Train Show

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    The New York Botanical Garden

    Holiday Train Show

    The New York Botanical Garden

    Holiday Train Show
    Enchanting model trains zip through a display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials—all under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. This year’s exhibition showcases Lower Manhattan—the birthplace of New York City—featuring the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and iconic skyscrapers sharing the spotlight among old and new favorites.

  • Something to Say

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Brooklyn Museum

    Something to Say

    Brooklyn Museum

    Something to Say
    Bringing together existing works and new, site-specific commissions by Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas, this new exhibition explores the intersection between language and art through a series of text-based installations that activate the Museum's plaza green, steps, and promenade outside and the lobby within.

  • Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Brooklyn Museum

    Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection

    Brooklyn Museum

    Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection
    Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection presents major works, new acquisitions, and rediscoveries in the Museum's collection through an intersectional feminist lens. Highlighting work created in response to crucial social and political moments from the last one hundred years, from World War I to the Civil Rights Movement and #MeToo, the exhibition foregrounds more than fifty artists who use their work to advocate for their communities, beliefs, and hopes for equality.

  • Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Brooklyn Museum

    Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

    Brooklyn Museum

    Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
    Featuring over 150 works by more than 60 artists, Soul of a Nation offers a sweeping view of the remarkable art made by Black artists during one of the most crucial periods in American history. This critically-acclaimed exhibition is an unprecedented look at a broad spectrum of work by African American artists from 1963 to 1983 and considers the varied ways that Black artists responded to the demands of an urgent moment.

  • One: Do Ho Suh

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Brooklyn Museum

    One: Do Ho Suh

    Brooklyn Museum

    One: Do Ho Suh
    One: Do Ho Suh features a single, large-scale work by artist Do Ho Suh, whose work engages with migration and cultural displacement. The Perfect Home II (2003), a recent acquisition in the Museum's collection of Contemporary Art, is a full-scale re-creation of Suh's former apartment in New York. Made with a translucent nylon material and carefully hand-sewn, the work questions the meaning of permanence, the process of finding a home, and how personal space comes to define an individual.

  • Central Park Walking Tour

    Today

    12:00 PM EST

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Central Park Walking Tour

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Central Park Walking Tour
    Embark on a journey of discovery through this iconic New York City landmark on this walking tour. Hear about Central Park's origins, witness its design, experience the cultural influences, and feel the peace that comes from being in a natural environment.

  • Wacky Washington Square

    Today

    2:00 PM EST

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Wacky Washington Square

    Manhattan and Beyond Tours

    Wacky Washington Square
    Explore Greenwich Village through the lives of individuals who have made a lasting impact on society. Stroll around Washington Square, visit historic landmarks, and hear tales of the artists, writers, free-thinkers, bohemians, and others who settled in the Village and rebelled against the norms of society.

  • Al Foster Quintet “75Th Birthday Celebration”

    Today

    7:00 PM EST

    Smoke Jazz and Supper Club

    Al Foster Quintet “75Th Birthday Celebration”

    Smoke Jazz and Supper Club

    Al Foster Quintet “75Th Birthday Celebration”
    Al Foster celebrates his 75th birthday in the company of this special quintet featuring trumpeter Jeremy Pelt and tenor saxophonist Dayna Stephens. Foster, whose transcendent grooves and rhythmic textures were the pulse of Miles Davis’ bands throughout the ’70s and ’80s, is known for making everyone around him sound better. In his autobiography, Miles related that he hired Al because “he could set up for everyone else to play off and could keep the groove going forever.” 

Show more

About The Area

Immortalized in film, musicals, and more, New York City is the place to go for excitement and fun. There are so many ways to see the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and Central Park, from bus tours to cruises to helicopter rides. For a more romantic view of the city, consider a horse-drawn carriage ride for two.

New York City is a cultural hub, where actors, artists, and musicians come for inspiration and to make it big. Visit the Brooklyn Academy of Music or the Museum of Modern Art. No trip to NYC is complete without a Broadway show, and there’s no shortage of classic plays and new performances to discover.

There’s no end to the restaurants and shopping experiences in NYC. Satisfy the sweet tooth at Dillon’s Candy Bar or Hershey’s Chocolate World in Times Square. Experience the nightlife of New York City with the assortment of nightclubs, bars, and shows. For a truly wild and eclectic experience, pay a visit to the House of Yes, a performance-fueled nightclub. For a late-night snack, take advantage of the 24-hour diners serving burgers, shakes, and more.

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