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Posts in May 2014

Times Square: The Heart and Soul of New York

  May 30, 2014  //  New York City, Times Square: The Heart and Soul of New York

No one can say that they’ve really seen New York City until they’ve seen Times Square. The towering skyscrapers, the colorful billboards, and the famous screen over which the ball drops on New Year’s Eve are some of the city’s most famous landmarks. So hop on the ferry, and let’s take a tour of one…

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Famous, Friendly, and Fortified – Visiting Battery Park

  May 29, 2014  //  New York City, Visiting Battery Park

If you’d like to take advantage of the nice weather, walk through beautiful gardens, and maybe even slip the kids a bit of history, consider making Battery Park your destination the next time you go out!   The History Battery Park dates back to 1623, when the first “battery” of cannons was emplaced to guard…

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American Ballet Theatre

  May 28, 2014  //  American Ballet Theatre, New York City

American Ballet Theatre kicked off its Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House with a gala that drew out nothing less than A-listers like supermodel Karlie Kloss and Selena Gomez. As per their annual gala, the dancers previewed a few pieces from the spring repertoire after Sigourney Weaver gave an eloquent introduction speech. A dinner…

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Build-A-Bear 5th Avenue

  May 27, 2014  //  Build-A-Bear 5th Avenue, Kids, New York City

Why not take a staple in your children’s lives and step it up a notch? The biggest Build-a-Bear store, located on 5th Avenue, is a beary big wonderland. The place “where best friends are made”is two floors full of bears, stuffing stations and shopping!   You know the drill. Choose your bear, and make a…

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Memorial Day Concerts

  May 22, 2014  //  Memorial Day Concerts

Ahhh, Memorial Day. Marking the official start to summer, this celebrated day turned weekend-long vacation offers so many possibilities in the way of food, fun and sun. Why not kick off the season with a few events around the city? Let Memorial Day be music to your ears with two great, FREE concerts happening on…

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Fleet Week New York

  May 21, 2014  //  Fleet Week New York

It’s that time again; Fleet Week hits New York City! Check out our country’s eye-candy in all its military glory. The Navy, Marines and Coast Guard participate, and this year there’s an expected turnout of 1,500 of the sea’s bravest and the ships they spend their lives on. While Fleet Week is officially from May…

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The Rubin Museum of Art

  May 20, 2014  //  The Rubin Museum

Culture yourself at the Rubin Museum, where art meets nightlife. Always a hub of well curated exhibitions, great music and social events at their finest, the Rubin offers a lot in the way of fun and food. Currently on exhibit is “The first major exhibition to present the origins, history and practice of a millennium…

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Too Chic for Meat Tours

  May 13, 2014  //  Uncategorized

Interested in healthy living? Not too comfortable navigating NYC on your own? Do you like to shop? If you answered yes to any of the above then we have the perfect tour for you! Completely customized personal tours of NYC by Too Chic for Meat run by vegan fashion writer Nicole are a great way…

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Madison Square Park Kids Fest

  May 13, 2014  //  Uncategorized

Let your kids be kids with some free fun at this year’s Madison Square Park Kids Fest! Put on by the Madison Square Park Conservancy which is responsible for the programming and upkeep of the park, it’s a day full of fun. Let them run free too, because with food, live shows, arts and crafts,…

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Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party

  May 9, 2014  //  Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party

Now’s the time to show your mom just how much you love her! Why not take her into the city for her special day? There’s so much going on (as usual), but we think this event at the New York Botanical Garden is particularly unique and worth a fun ferry ride into Manhattan. Mother’s Day…

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