Manhattan Monthly July 2012

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Restaurant Week – A three-course dinner at the best restaurants in New York for $35? Sign me up! Restaurant Week New York City is one of my favorite times of the year and now, since the event has been so successful, newer versions are starting to crop up everywhere, including ethnic Restaurant Weeks, like Japanese, Chinatown, Malyasian, French, Belgian and also neighborhood-specific restaurant weeks. Reservations open Monday, July 9th for Summer Restaurant Week!

New York City Vacation Packages

Combine affordable Manhattan hotels with ANYTHING on your customized NYC Vacation package and save. Broadway, Yankees, US Open, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Shopping and MUCH more. The best part is they do ALL the planning and let you customize your trip, plus you’ll have all your tickets and itineraries in hand before you visit! Check out the deal on their upcoming US Tennis Open Vacation Package.

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!

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July Events – Top Picks

Summer Restaurant Week

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series

World Team Tennis on Randall’s Island

New York Yankees

New York Mets

Philharmonic in the Park

Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families Summer

NYC July Concerts: Roger Waters “The Wall” at Yankee Stadium, Aerosmith, Stevie Nicks, Seal, Def Leppard, Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez

July Half Price Tickets in New York City
– NY Yankees and Mets

– Spider-Man, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Over the Rainbow on Broadway

– Zarkana From Cirque du Soleil

– Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

– Jazz Sail Aboard the Clipper City

– Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

– Rocks Off Concert Cruises

– Dueling Pianos: Shake, Rattle & Roll

– Improv 4 Kids: Songs and Sketches

– Matt & Ben: Damon and Affleck Parody by The Office’s Mindy Kaling

– Music, Art and Cocktails at NY Botanical Gardens’ Monet Evenings

July 4th in New York City
Ignite the Night, the theme of this year’s pyrotechnic spectacular stars Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney. Macy’s July 4th Fireworks will be launched over the Hudson River, on the West Side of Manhattan.

Ongoing New York City Events July 2011

Shakespeare in the Park 2012

Midsummer Night Swing

Central Park SummerStage

Met Museum Roof Martini Bar

Good Morning America Summer Concert Series

Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil

Terracotta Warriors in Times Square

TODAY Show Summer
Concert Series

Bryant Park Film Festival

New in New York City

New York City Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Vacation

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

  • 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.

Downtown NYC Tours | 9/11 Memorial, Statue of Liberty, Wall Street

Statue of Liberty Crown Closed for Upgrades

Get Tickets – on Sale Now!

New York Yankees Tickets

New York Mets Tickets

US Tennis Open – group tickets on sale in May and sell out quickly!

Roger Waters at Yankee Stadium (July)

Madonna at Yankee Stadium (September)

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes – presale tickets April 5-23, On sale to public 04/24/12

New York Giants Tickets and New York Jets Tickets 2012-2013 Season!

Thinking of a City Sights Bus Tour? Save 5$ OFF NYC Sightseeing 

Especially Great for Kids

Annual Intrepid Museum Summer Movie Series

Riverflicks FREE Movies in Hudson River Park

Spy: The Exhibit in Times Square

On Broadway: Wicked, Lion King, Spiderman, War Horse, Mary Poppins, Newsies

Coming in August

U.S. Tennis Open

Central Park Film Festival

Annual Downtown Dance Festival

Metropolitan Opera – Summer HD Festival FREE

NYC August Concerts: Coldplay, Kenny Chesney, American Idols Live

Print NYC Insider Guide Book Updates

  • 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.

See all NYC Insider Print Guide Updates

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