- What’s New at NYC Insider Guide
- May New York City Event Picks
- New in New York City
- Get Tickets – what’s on sale now
- Just for Kids
New York Off Broadway Shows – I’m going to let you in on a New York Insider Broadway Tip… a real New Yorker knows never to underestimate the entertainment value of an Off Broadway Show! Famous Broadway Shows that got their start Off Broadway include RENT, A Chorus Line, HAIR, Avenue Q, In the Heights and Little Shop of Horrors. Which would you rather do? Pay $200 per ticket to see it on Broadway after the rave reviews or pay $20 to see the show on it’s true opening night…
July 4th Barbecue & Fireworks Vacation Package – Macy’s has officially announced their famous July 4th Fireworks will be on the west side, over the Hudson River, again in 2012. This great vacation package immerses you in the heart of Manhattan, a prime view of the Fireworks from a dinner cruise (best view in the city is from the water), an afternoon BBQ in Times Square and tons of freebies!
NYC Limos, Taxis, Shuttles and Car Services – NYC Limos can be a great choice for airport transportation, and they are not as expensive as you may think. Upon arriving in New York City, you can use town cars, public transit, taxi or airport shuttle to get to Manhattan. There is no one best choice for everyone, as it depends on your budget, luggage amount, timing, number of people in your party and the time of day. Check my insider tips, and make sure to avoid hidden fees!
Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC – Did you know The Met is NYC’s #1 attraction? With over 2 million works spanning 5,000 years and 5 million visitors annually, the Met impresses even those who think Art or Museums are not their thing. You can spend days here and still not experience a small portion of their art collections, famous exhibits, special events, multiple restaurants, rooftop garden, live music, museum tours and much more!
NY Giants Schedule 2012 – Come see the NEW YORK GIANTS – 2012 XLVI SUPERBOWL CHAMPIONS and FOUR TIME SUPERBOWL
WINNERS in action. Check out the New Giants MetLife Stadium, home of the 2014 Superbowl, and take the super-easy train to the game! See our star quarterback, Eli Manning, wide receiver, Hakeem Nicks along with our salsa-dancing Victor Cruz. Tickets start at just $40 per game!
- Added Kosher Restaurants and Farmers Markets pages.
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May Events – Top Picks
New York Yankees – Orioles, Rays, Mariners, Reds, Royals
New York Mets – Diamondbacks, Brewers, Reds, Padres, Phillies
May Concerts: Bruce Springsteen, Beach Boys, Lady Antebellum, Steve Winwood, One Direction
NYC Designer Sample Sales May – Scheduled May 2012 Sample sales include Theory, Botkier, Rebecca Minkoff, Furla. Other May NYC Sample Sales that may be held again include: Catherine Malandrino, Hickey Freeman, Bobby Jones, Twinkle by Wenlan, L’Oreal, Max Mara and Manolo Blahnik.
Stay up to date with this year’s sales at NYC Designer Sample Sales.
May Half Price Tickets in New York City
– New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays
– 90-Minute New York Twilight or Skyline Cruise
– Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise
– Gazillion Bubble Show
– Rock ‘n’ Roll Musical Million Dollar Quartet
– A Jew Grows in Brooklyn Comedy Show
– Alice in Wonderland at The Players Theatre
– The Love Show: Sex Magic
– BODIES… The Exhibition
– Dueling Pianos: Shake, Rattle & Roll
– Fuerza Bruta: Look Up
Lots of other New York City May 2012 Events include Grand Prix Sailing, Jazz, Craft Fair, Art Exhibition and more.
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!
New in New York City
Celebrities on Broadway Spring 2012:
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!!!!
- Added Kosher Restaurants and Farmers Markets pages.
- CityPASS prices raised to $89 Adult. $64 Kids 6-17.
- New York Pass prices raised to Adult $80 (1 Day), $130 (2 Day), $165 (3 Day), $210 (7 Day). Kids prices raised at similar rates.
- Changes made to AMNH costs on Discount Passes.
- Mars 2112 (Kid’s Restaurant) CLOSED. Replaced with Ninja New York.
Get Tickets – on Sale Now!
US Tennis Open – group tickets on sale in May and sell out quickly!
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
Coming in June
New York City Events June 2012 include the Museum Mile Festival, Shakespeare in the Park, NYC Pride Week, Puerto Rican Day Parade, Central Park SummerStage, Children’s Day at the South Street Seaport, New York Yankees and Mets, Taste of Times Square, Midsummer Night Swing, Cocktails at the Met, and so much more.
NYC June Concerts: Monster Jam, Bonnie Raitt, Kristin Chenoweth
Stay Tuned for 2012 Updates:
- Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center
- Good Morning America Summer Concert Series
- Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic (Moved to NJ in 2012)
- Bryant Park Film Festival
If we look back at prior New York City Events June 2011, we can expect to also see updates on The Scene at Tavern on the Green, NYC Cocktail Week and Free comedy shows in NYC parks, so check out both New York City Events June 2012 and New York City Events June 2011 today!
Print NYC Insider Guide Book Updates
- Guggenheim Museum raises prices: $22 Adults, $18 Students and Seniors (65+)
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