Best Things To Do in NYC

Best Things To Do in NYC

Explore Chelsea Market!

Posted Sep 18, 2018

If you’re looking for a local New York experience, plan a day at the Chelsea Market. This is a great way to experience a destination frequented by locals, and many of the products and restaurants sold at the market have local origins. The Chelsea Market is an exciting place to visit, so spend an afternoon or evening perusing
all it has to offer. It's all indoors, keep it in mind when it’s hot, cold, raining or snowing.

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Little Italy NYC

Best Restaurants in Little Italy New York City

Posted Sep 11, 2018

Buon Appetito! Dining in Little Italy NYC

Little Italy is one of NYC’s most iconic and established neighborhoods. It is also one of the city’s most colorful and traditional. Many of the restaurants and businesses here have been owned by the same families for generations. For that reason, many of the dishes served are from recipes handed down for decades. You won’t find a more authentic meal anywhere in the city!

The narrow but bustling streets still retain the charm they had over 100 years ago and create the perfect setting for a relaxing lunch, dinner and dessert. Buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries line the block and if you’re a fan of great architecture you’ll find much to be delighted about here.
Each year in September, Little Italy becomes the nerve center of the city as they hold the annual Feast of San Gennaro, a Salute to the Patron Saint of Naples. For 11 days over 1 million locals and visitors come to Little Italy to enjoy the festivities as well as the array of excellent and expertly prepared Italian fare.
In 2018, the festival will celebrate its 92nd year opening on September 13 and run through September 23. The festival runs along Mulberry Street between Houston Street and Canal Street, and on Grand Street between Mott and Baxter Streets.

We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite Little Italy restaurants in this feature. Here you’ll find Lombardi’s, the first pizzeria in the U.S.; authentic old world Sicilian recipes at Paesano of Mulberry Street, Fine Italian dining at Il Cortile; go to Little Italy’s original sidewalk café and ask for MAMA, owner and founder at Caffé Napoli...our lady of Little Italy; taste the hand made pasta at Aunt Jake’s and don’t forget Caffé Palermo is home to Baby John, the legendary Cannoli King!

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Ellen's Stardust Diner: An Out of the Box NYC Diner & Broadway Experience!

Ellen's Stardust Diner: An Out of the Box NYC Diner & Broadway Experience!

Posted Sep 3, 2018

In a city full of diners, and the best ones at that, Ellen’s Stardust Diner stands above the rest in terms of food and overall experience. Ellen’s Stardust Diner is located near Times Square, in the heart of the Theater District at 1650 Broadway, above The Iridium. It is New York City’s most popular diner! It is never empty and many visitors come from far away for this one of a kind experience.

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NYC Live Jazz: Stanley Jordan Concert at The Iridium

NYC Live Jazz: Stanley Jordan Concert at The Iridium

Posted Aug 28, 2018

By: Kevin Yazell

Where do you find the best Jazz in NYC? In the basement! Every great jazz club in the city is below street level it seems. The Iridium, located below Ellen’s Stardust Diner at the corner of W. 51st St. and Broadway is certainly one of the best! And that says a lot as there a more exceptional jazz clubs here than anywhere in the word!

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Bluebird Cafe Songwriter Series at Opry City Stage in New York City

Bluebird Cafe Songwriter Series at Opry City Stage in New York City

Posted Aug 28, 2018

It must be fate that the best country music clubs and honky tonks in both Nashville and NYC are located on a street named Broadway! The Opry City Stage is the newest and largest country music venue in New York City. Located on Broadway near the corner of W. 50th St. and under the bright lights of Times Square, this landmark venue brings the heart and soul of country music to the heart of the Big Apple.

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Enjoy Passionate, Refined, Artisanal Dining at BLACKBARN Restaurant NYC

Posted Aug 22, 2018

BLACKBARN restaurant in New York City’s vibrant Nomad district has a relaxed, rustic environment with a modern twist, to match renowned Chef John Doherty’s menu that features new takes on classic American cuisine. The eatery melds Chef Doherty’s restaurant vision with Interior Design Hall of Fame recipient Mark Zeff’s aesthetic for a combination of rough-hewn spirit and refined simplicity. Chef Doherty spent 23 years as the executive chef of NYC’s Waldorf Astoria kitchens, but wanted something different from traditional fine dining with his own venture.

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Lombardi's Pizza New York Restaurant Review

Posted Aug 13, 2018

NYC pizza is not only the best but it is a necessity to the way of life in and around Manhattan. There is no better dish to fit into a busy schedule or tight budget. In fact, New York City is where the first pizza was sold in the United States and the first pizzeria was Lombardi’s!

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Tour the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with Statue Cruises!

Posted Aug 11, 2018

Text, Video & Images By Rachel Gottheil

The Statue of Liberty National Monument is one of the most iconic and symbolic monuments in the world. Lady Liberty stood as one of the first sights new immigrants from the east saw of their new home, as they passed through New York harbor on their way to Ellis Island.

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Patsy's Italian Restaurant: An Off-Broadway Hit in NYC Since 1944

Posted Jul 30, 2018

For 73 years Patsy’s Italian Restaurant of New York has been a family-owned-andoperated traditional Italian restaurant located in midtown Manhattan, just steps from the Theatre District, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center.

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Yankee Stadium Tour Review: Exploring an Iconic NYC Landmark

Yankee Stadium Tour Review: Exploring an Iconic NYC Landmark

Posted Jul 20, 2018

The iconic Yankee stadium represents a perfect example of eternal memorabilia. It is not only a great keeper of coveted memories associated with America’s favorite pastime; it also stands for history, loyalty and commitment.

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