Looking for things to do this week in New York? We’ve got you covered with concerts, art exhibitions, food events, and more. To help make your stay in the Big Apple more exciting, her are some not-to-miss events in New York from August 4-17, 2014.
Although it is commonly called The Big Apple, if there is one food that is quintessentially New York City, it has got to be pizza. How did this happen? No better way to find out than to take a stroll with an expert through the area where it all began, Little Italy and Greenwich Village.
Looking for a delicious and budget-friendly meal in the Big Apple? Check out these 40 delicious street food meals to savor in NYC. Tip: To see a large array of food trucks all in one place, head to Smorgasburg in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on the weekends, located right on the waterfront in the spring, summer and fall
This year has been an important one for Ground Zero and its memorial and museum sites. Not only did the 9/11 Memorial become open to the public without a reservation or tickets, but the 9/11 Museum opened in May with excellent feedback from visitors. This year on the anniversary of the attacks, Ground Zero will be setting another milestone — it will be open to the public on the evening of September 11, the first time in history the site is open to locals and visitors on the anniversary.
For those visiting New York City in autumn, adding a film festival into your itinerary is recommended. Fall in NYC is full of festivals of all kinds, although film seems to be an exceptional focus. Whether you’re looking to take in U.S. premiers, terrifying horror flicks or thought-provoking documentaries there is something for you to experience. To help you plan your trip, here is a guide to NYC’s best fall film festivals.
For those wanting an immersive experience, the New York State Fair offers 12 days of music, food, rides, games, family-friendly entertainment, antique automobiles, arts, crafts, agriculture and much more. The New York State Fair is the state’s largest yearly event, and a must-have experience for both locals and visitors who find themselves in the destination around Labor Day.
While Manhattan has much to offer visitors, Brooklyn’s Fort Greene is worth the trip across the bridge. Served by a number of subways — including the A, C, G, B, D, N, Q, R and 2, 3, 4 and 5 — it’s easy to get to, especially as it’s only a few stops from Manhattan.
Win 2 tickets to a NYC New Year’s Eve Cruise and Viator VIP: Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Experience! Enjoy winter in New York and ring in the new year in style with these tours. Read on to find out how to enter.
For a fun summer event in New York City, the Blue’s BBQ in Hudson River Park is a great festival to plan your trip around. This annual happening takes place every August at Pier 84, focusing on two of life’s greatest pleasures: live music and great food.