Manhattan Monthly October 2011

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Things to Do on Halloween in New York City

New York City Vacation Packages

Yankees Playoffs

Ground Zero Memorial and 9/11 Memorial Museum Open – as I’m sure you saw on TV.

What to Book now!

Holiday Lights Tours

Plan Holidays – Christ, TG, TG Dinner,

What’s New

Ground Zero Memorial and 9/11 Memorial Museum

The 9/11 Memorial will be dedicated on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and be open the public on September 12, 2011. Free tickets to see the Memorial are now available and booking QUICKLY. If you want to visit the Ground Zero Memorial in the next year, make your free reservations now!

NYC Vacation Rental – Rent MY apartment! Great location (Union Square), awesome price. Spend Christmas and New Years Eve in NYC and live like a local! I am also considering a vacation during October/November and haven’t booked my exact dates yet – so let me schedule around your trip!

September is Back to Broadway month, when all the new shows come out and a new round of celebrities join us including Harry Connick Jr, Tyne Daly, Woody Allen, Mandy Patinkin, Kim Cattral. I hope to have them all written up by mid-September, so stay tuned for more info on An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, Bonnie & Clyde, Chinglish, Follies, Godspell, Lysistrata Jones, Man and Boy, Master Class, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Porgy and Bess, Private Lives, Relatively Speaking, Seminar, Stick Fly.

New York Giants Tickets, Schedule and Directions

New York Jets Tickets, Schedule and Directions

New York Knicks Tickets, Schedule and Directions

Check out this great New Year’s Eve Times Square Vacation Package customized by local NYC vacation experts, which includes: Accomodations at your choice of Times Square hotels; Optional VIP Celebration with a view of the LIVE BALL DROP; Optional matinee performance of the long-running Broadway revival Chicago; Taxes, Free Attractions and Museums, CBS Early Show tickets, Discounts, Maps and more.

The New York City Go Select Card allows you to pick the exact attractions you want to see, print your tickets and go. This pass is great for those who know exactly what they want to do in NYC. You pay only for the attractions you want to see and the more you choose, the more you save!

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September Events – Top Picks

US Tennis Open Schedule – full schedule, NYC Insider tips, tickets and discount codes. August 29 –
September 11, 2011

9-11 10th Anniversary and 9-11 Memorial Dedication

September Sports Schedules: Yankees, Mets, Jets, Giants

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax Concert at Yankee Stadium

Fashion Week in NYC by Mercedes-Benz and Fashion Night Out

September Concerts: Steely Dan, Marc Anthony, Roger Daltrey

San Gennaro Festival

Broadway Week – 2 for 1 tickets for tons of Broadway Shows

Annual African American Day Parade

New York City Wine & Food Festival

New York Musical Theatre Festival, 49th New York Film Festival, New York Television Festival, New Yorker Festival and much more!

More NYC September Events include Fashion Night Out Events, 9-11 10 Year Anniversary special events and much more!

Ongoing New York City Events September 2011

Summer Restaurant Week – extended through Labor Day

Barney’s New York Warehouse Sale – Aug 25 – Sept 5, 2011

Central Park SummerStage

Met Museum Roof Martini Bar

Pompeii Exhibit Times Square (to 9/5)

Harry Potter Exhibit Times Square (9/5)

HAIR on Broadway (to 9/10)

Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil

Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival

Good Morning America Summer Concerts

New in New York City

Catch Me If You Can on Broadway closing September 4th

Paul McCartney’s Ocean’s Kingdom – The New York City Ballet brings together the legendary Sir Paul McCartney and Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins for a hallmark collaboration. Ocean’s Kingdom marks the first time that McCartney has composed for dance, and Martins’ choreography will follow the music’s libretto of a romance between lovers from conflicting kingdoms. The costumes are designed by renowned fashion designer, Stella McCartney.

Statue of Liberty Crown Closing for Upgrades November

On November 1, 2011, all interior spaces of the Statue of Liberty will close while upgrades are made to the 125 year old pedestal and the 200 year old fort base from which the statue rises. Liberty Island will remain open so a visit should remain part of your travel plans. What does this mean for you? Read the details at Statue of Liberty Tickets

Museum of Modern Art increases adult admission to $25 from $20 on September 1st. The new regular adult admission price is $25; $18 for seniors; $14 for students; children 16 and under remain free.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Raises Suggested Donation

The suggested admission price to the Metropolitan Museum of Art was recently increased to $25 from $20. The new regular adult suggested admission is $25; $17 for seniors; and $12 for students. Children under 12 remain free.

HAIR on Broadway – returns for a limited engagement through September 10th. With a score including enduring musical numbers like “Let the Sun Shine In,” “Aquarius,” “Hair” and “Good Morning Starshine,” Hair depicts the birth of a cultural movement in the ’60s as told through a tribe of hopeful hippies living in New York City while war rages in Vietnam.

New York City Events: September, October, November, December!

Get Tickets – on Sale Now!

US Tennis Open – August 29 –
September 11, 2011

NYC September Concerts: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax (together at Yankee Stadium), Marc Anthony, Roger Daltrey

October Concerts and ShowsSesame Street Live, Smashing Pumpkins, Indigo Girls, Duran Duran, Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!

NYC November Concerts: Jay-Z and Kanye West, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Josh Groban

New York Giants Tickets, Schedule and Directions

New York Jets Tickets, Schedule and Directions

New York Knicks Tickets, Schedule and Directions

NYC Thanksgiving Vacation Packages

New York City Wine & Food Festival

New Year’s Eve Times Square VIP Party

New York City Holiday Lights Tour

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

September Half Price Tickets in NYC include:

Mary Poppins: The Hit Broadway Musical

Zarkana: Cirque du Soleil at Radio City Music

– New York Yankees: Audi Club Seating

– Avenue Q: The Tony-Winning Musical

– Stand-Up Comedy, Times Square Comedy Club

– Hamptons Shopping and Wine Tour

– Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

– Museum of Sex

– 90-Minute New York Skyline Cruise

– Cabaret and Jazz at the Metropolitan Room

– Central Park Walking Tour with CityRover

– Love, Loss and What I Wore Play

– Chinatown and Little Italy Food Walking Tour

– Dialog in the Dark: Experience New York City Without Seeing a Thing

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

Especially Great for Kids

Free Arts NYC Kidsfest 2011 Fall Festival – Sunday, October 23

On Broadway: Wicked, Lion King, Addams Family, Billy Elliot, Spiderman

Coming in October

October Concerts and ShowsSesame Street Live, Smashing Pumpkins, Indigo Girls, Duran Duran, Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!

October Sports Schedules: Jets, Giants, Knicks, Yankees (Playoffs)

Halloween in New York City

Columbus Day Parade

Big Apple Circus – Dream Big

TimesTalk with Samuel L. Jackson

Annual ‘Open House’ New York City

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival

Spa Week (Reservations open September 12th)

See all October Events

Print NYC Insider Guide Book Updates

Metropolitan Museum of Art raises suggested donation admission from $20 to $25.

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