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.
My fellow passengers and I were heading to the Long Island’s regional Republic Airport in East Farmingdale, whereupon we piled out of the bus and gazed upon a sleek 30-seater twin-propeller charter plane. Destination: The Falls.
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 July 21-August 3, 2014.
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No trip to New York City would be complete without visiting the East Village, one of the Big Apple’s more laid-back and eclectic neighborhoods. Full of mom and pop eateries, nightlife, boutiques, art galleries and attractions, you’ll easily be able to fill a day or longer exploring. To help you plan your itinerary, here are some of the top things to do in the East Village.
Despite being a native New Yorker there is a lot I haven’t seen. I knew almost nothing about the Financial District, had never visited Ellis Island — the very place my Italian grandparents had come through to start a life in America — and had never actually visited the Statue of Liberty. Today, that would change. On a Viator Exclusive: Statue of Liberty Monument Access and 9/11 Memorial Tour, I would be exploring all of this and more, learning in depth about each site, my knowledgeable and bubbly guide Kate taking the lead.
For those who enjoy classical music, New York City’s Mostly Mozart Festival is a treat. Taking place since August 1966 and held annually each summer at Lincoln Center, the event offers a month of free and budget-friendly classical music concerts put on by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra as well as outside dance, opera and theater groups.
We caught up with local tour guide Jessica Festa to learn more about the often overlooked borough of Brooklyn and understand why visitors should add it to their travel plans. Read on to learn about Brooklyn food, drink, culture and heritage.
NoLIta has had many transformations over the years, from farmland to a manufacturing hub to being part of Little Italy and eventually becoming it’s own neighborhood. Standing for North of Little Italy, NoLIta has much to offer and can easily fill a full-day itinerary. To help you plan your trip, here is a guide to New York City’s NoLIta neighborhood.