- What’s New at NYC Insider Guide
- April New York City Event Picks
- New in New York City
- Get Tickets – what’s on sale now
- Just for Kids
New in 2012!!!! Check out this great New York City Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Vacation package, which includes Manhattan hotel, Exclusive Insider’s Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Party, Empire State Building and Top of the Rock (or many other choices) and much more. The exclusive party lets you see the whole Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Show, without the crowds and lines, in a warm venue and with hors ‘d oeuvres and drinks. As far as I know this is the ONLY private tree lighting party in NYC and it will sell out quickly! Rates from: $705.00 per person for a 2-night complete package. More Info: New York City Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Vacation
New York City Helicopter Tours are amazing!!!! I really did not think a NYC Helicopter Tour would be that cool, especially for the price. I’ve flown in and out of NYC’s three airports hundreds of times, and seen the skyline from every angle, or so I thought, until I took to the skies on a helicopter. I’m happy to tell you, I have been proven wrong…I LOVED IT! Check out some NYC Aerial View photos and more info: New York City Helicopter Tours.
Book of Mormon Broadway Musical – I finally got to see the hottest show on Broadway in years and it is HILARIOUS!! The Book of Mormon Broadway Musical, written by “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone together with Avenue Q’s Robert Lopez, incorporates their trademark satirical, intelligent humor and translates it into an adult-only traditional Broadway Musical Comedy. You definitely don’t need to be a fan of South Park to love this Broadway musical…read my review, insider tips, and more at Book of Mormon Broadway Musical.
New York City Personal Shopping Tours offer a range of small, highly personalized shopping and sightseeing experiences. Explore the trendy shops in SoHo, learn about the history of the Garment District, buy new pointe shoes while discovering what it’s really like to star on Broadway.
More Info and NYC Insider Discounts: Mention NYC Insider Guide and receive 10% off your New York City Personal Shopping Tours!
Yankees Tickets and
Yankees Schedule 2012 – Fri, 4/13 vs Angels 1:05pm (Home Opener)
New York Mets 2012 Schedule and Tickets – Home Opener against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, April 5th at 1:00pm.
Looking for New York City Coupons? There are so many from which to choose, so check out my top picks by category: Broadway, Restaurants, Events and Shows, Sports, Shopping, NYC Activities, Sightseeing, and Beauty and Spa.
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April Events – Top Picks
New York Mets – Home Opener against Atlanta Braves, Thurs, April 5th
Yankees Tickets – Fri, 4/13 vs Angels 1:05pm (Home Opener)
April Concerts: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Furthur, Gabriel Iglesias, Creed, Nickelback, Ron White, New Edition
NYC Designer Sample Sales April – Most samples are announced with only a few days notice, but often, they take place the same time every year. So, no guarantee, but April 2011 NYC Sample Sales included: Elie Tahari, Lori Piana, and Charlotte Ronson.
April Half Price Tickets in New York City
– Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: Live Tour
– New York Yankees: Audi Club Seating
– New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves
– Honestly Abe: Musical About Young Lincoln
– Tango Date for Couples
– Dueling Pianos: Shake, Rattle & Roll
– Fuerza Bruta: Look Up
– Gazillion Bubble Show
Avenue Q: Tony-Winning Broadway Musical
– Madame Tussauds New York
– Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square
– Regrets: Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls) stars in a play about friendship
NYC Spring Break is April 6-13, 2012, so expect New York City Events in April to be crowded and check sightseeing hours for Easter Sunday, April 8th.
Ongoing Events: Orchid Show at NY Botanical Garden
New in New York City
Celebrities on Broadway Spring 2012:
Raven-Symone | Nick Jonas with Beau Bridges
Matthew Broderick with Kelli O’Hara | Blair Underwood
New Thanksgiving Day Parade Route 2012 –
The 2012 Thanksgiving Parade route starts on Central Park West and 77th Street, marches South on Central Park West to Columbus Circle, turns east on Central Park South and South on 6th Avenue to Macy’s at 34th Street at Herald Square. New Thanksgiving Parade Route Vacation Packages coming soon!!!!
NYC Insider Print Guide Updates – many NYC attractions, such as the Museum of Natural History, Top of the Rock and Empire State Building have increased their rates for 2012. Nothing dramatic, mostly by a few dollars, but worth taking note. Also, Subway MetroCard Updates include: 1 and 14 day unlimited subway metro cards are no longer available, 7-Day card costs $29 and per ride is $2.25.
Get Tickets – on Sale Now!
April Concerts and Shows:
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Furthur, Gabriel Iglesias, Creed, Nickelback, Ron White, New Edition
Madonna at Yankee Stadium (September)
Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes – presale tickets April 5-23, On sale to public 04/24/12
Especially Great for Kids
Largest Easter Egg Hunt in NYC – Saturday, April 7th
Musical Theater Adaptation of “The Butterfly” – April 14 – 29
Coming in May
If we look back at prior New York City Events May 2011, we can expect to also see updates on the Good Morning America Summer Concert Series, Annual Intrepid Museum Summer Movie Series and more. So check out both New York City Events May 2012 and New York City Events May 2011 today!
Print NYC Insider Guide Book Updates
American Museum of Natural History raises suggested Adult contribution from $16 tp $19.
Top of the Rock raises Adult admission from $21 tp $25.
Empire State Building raises Adult admission from $20 tp $24 (includes fees).
Century 21 opens on Upper West Side
All Filene’s Basement and Syms (discount shopping) stores now closed
Subway MetroCard Updates: 1 and 14 day unlimited subway metro cards are no longer available, 7-Day card costs $29 and per ride is $2.25.
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