8 NYC Beaches Are Great Sand to Surf Summer Playgrounds

Posted on Jun 22, 2017

NYC Parks maintains 14 miles of beaches, which are open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. During beach season, lifeguards are on duty daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Swimming is prohibited when lifeguards are not on duty and in closed sections. Closed sections are marked with signs and/or red flags. Brighton Beach and […]

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New York City’s Summer Must See Must Do Music Scene

Posted on Jun 15, 2017

Marvelous Musical Weekends in New York City Dine in one of NYC’s Blues’ Clubs, sip cocktails and enjoy NYC’s nightlife.  Explore the origins of hip-hop from Midtown Manhattan to Harlem to the Bronx with an expert!  Explore Lincoln Center, NYC’s campus for the arts including the Metropolitan Opera, Philharmonic and New York State Theatre.  Visit […]

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11 Ways to Personalize Your Visit to NYC During Pride Week

Posted on Jun 5, 2017

There is something for everyone during Pride New York City!  The City’s Parade on Sunday, June 25th is a huge celebration. Contact a Discover New York Destination Specialist to help you maximize your time in New York City! Include some wonderful ways to explore the five boroughs from walking tours to full day explorations with […]

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3 Ways to Explore New York’s Cultural Art Scene

Posted on May 31, 2017

Contact a Discover New York Destination Specialist to create a wonderful art experience for you!  Play a Piano: Creativity is alive and well again this year as hand painted pianos grace various neighborhoods inviting anyone to sit down and play!  You don’t need to be Judy Garland or Fred Astaire to sing Irving Berlin’s 1915 […]

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Be Part of a New York City Tradition: Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® Display

Posted on May 23, 2017

59th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Celebration Your Choice of Brooklyn or Manhattan Macy’s Fireworks on July 4, 2017 Macy’s philosophy of “giving back “celebrates patriotism with 5 barges, 54,000 shells and 3.5 million people lining the shores of New York’s East River.  What does it mean to be American?  The Fourth of July celebrates […]

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NYC Memorial Day Events

Posted on May 17, 2017

Ideas and Ideals worth remembering Memorial Day is the traditional kick-off to the start of the summer and time for families to be together.  Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day was created to honor the soldiers for the Union and Confederate armies who died during the American Civil War. The establishment of a public holiday was […]

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New York City Culinary Experiences: Discover NYC’s Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

Posted on May 11, 2017

For anyone that loves food, New York City is a remarkable destination.  The depth and breadth of options is simply amazing. The Annual Ninth Avenue International Food Festival, Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, 2017 The Annual Ninth Avenue International Food Festival is a celebration of NYC’s immigrant cultures and food. Stroll Ninth Avenue […]

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Discover The Great Women Of New York City A Great Gift Certificate for Mother’s Day!

Posted on May 3, 2017

The Statue of Liberty welcomes everyone into New York’s harbor and represents the world of possibilities that anyone can achieve great things. Discover The Great Women of New York City.  Explore over 400 years of women’s contributions from the matrilocal families that made up the Lenape tribe, through the five women from New York City […]

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Museum of the American Revolution Opens in Philadelphia!

Posted on Apr 25, 2017

Enter as a Subject to the Crown and leave as a Citizen! What does liberty mean?  The Museum of the American Revolution allows you to walk through a timeline of American history and understand the goals of a new nation. The second paragraph of the Constitution states: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that […]

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20 Options to Celebrate Spring in New York City’s Parks and Gardens

Posted on Apr 19, 2017

This spring enjoy a variety of outdoor green spaces in all five boroughs of New York City! Discover New York’s Expert Guides can include any of the City’s parks and gardens as a fresh way to discover the neighborhoods that surround them.  With more than 1,700 parks, playgrounds, and recreation facilities across the five boroughs, […]

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