Film Festival, Hudson River Park

Tribeca (TRI-angle BE-low CA-nal) NYC, is home of the namesake Film Festival, Robert De Niro’s pet project, created to promote commerce downtown after 9/11. He also owns several hotels and restaurants in the area and is spotted quite frequently. Tribeca was also the home of JFK Jr and Caroline Bessette Kennedy before their tragic death in 1999 and is filled with old warehouses, now converted into lofts, beautiful views of the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty along the West Side Highway, excellent restaurants, families, parks and NYC history.

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Things to Do and See in Tribeca & The Battery

Washington Market Park (Washington/Jay Sts) – playground and weekly farmers market.

Hudson River Park and River Promenade – cross the West Side Highway at Chambers to enjoy a stroll from Battery Park City to Chelsea along the water. Watch the runners, bikers, roller bladers, views of the Hudson and Statue of Liberty, rent a Kayak (free), stop at the Nike Runners kiosk and “test drive” sneakers.

Duane Park, Finn Square and Tribeca Park – three small areas surrounded by history and old-meets-new architecture. Check out the converted warehouses that are now some of America’s most expensive homes.

A stroll through TriBeCa reveals upscale eateries like Nobu, MR CHOW, Chanterelle, and Bouley, local staples like Bubby’s and Odeon, and sophisticated retail options such as Issey Miyake and Stephen Alan.

Financial District and Wall Street

Just next door to Tribeca, you’ll find the Financial District (FiDi). Sights include the One World Observatory, Staten Island Ferry, 9-11 Museum, 9-11 Memorial, Charging Bull & Fearless Girl, American Stock Exchange, The Oculus, Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport and much more.

New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

This best-selling 6 hour New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour departs daily from Times Square. You'll pass by most major attractions, landmarks and neighborhoods on bus, but the stops include: Strawberry Fields (Central Park), Madison Square Park, 9/11 Memorial and the Fulton Market for lunch. After lunch, you'll hop on the Staten Island Ferry with your tour guide to see Lady Liberty & Ellis Island from the water, before bussing back to Times Square.

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Tribeca Film Festival

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Annual Tribeca Film Festival
April – May

The multi-week Film Festival takes place at various venues, mostly near Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street and showcases every film genre while attracting blockbuster global celebrities. There’s tons of parties, events and people to watch NYC style.

Statue of Liberty Monument, 9/11 Memorial and Wall Street Tour

Statue of Liberty Monument, 9/11 Memorial and Wall Street Tour – Hear the history of Wall Street on a guided walking tour, then visit the 9/11 Memorial to learn about one of the most significant events in NYC history. Then, ride the ferry to Liberty Island and enjoy an audio tour of the Statue of Liberty and its museum.

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Tribeca & The Battery Restaurants

Bubby’s  (120 Hudson St, N Moore) – one of the city’s best  brunch spots, spicy  Bloody Mary’s, comfort food and great for kids. Long weekend lines. 

Nobu (105 Hudson, Franklin) – top NYC sushi restaurant ($$$$). More casual, less expensive (but not cheap) version at Nobu Next Door.

Tribeca Grill (375 Greenwich St, Franklin) – owned by De Niro and buddies, often a patron, along with much of his crowd. Food is good, not the best.

Odeon (145 W Bway, Thomas) – American Brasserie known for being the original inventor of the “Sex and the City” cosmopolitan.

More Casual/inexpensive local restaurant favorites:

  • Puffy’s Tavern  (81 Hudson St, Harrison/Jay) – dive bar with cheap beer
  • Mudville 9 (126 Chambers St, W Bway/ Church) – great sports bar and wings
  • Thalassa (179 Franklin Street) – From Santorini-style spanakopita to moussaka à la Mykonos, the food here is authentic Greek, since the restaurant is owned by a family of Greek-food importers. The townhouse style restaurant offers tables draped in white tablecloths, surfaces scatted with pottery from Argos and the white marble has been sourced from Thasos.

NYC Restaurants with Statue of Liberty View

NYC Restaurants with Statue of Liberty View

Miramar Mediteranean & Seafood
21 South End Ave (West Thames St), Battery Park City

Upscale seafood with a perfect ground floor view of the Statue of Liberty, lovely indoor and outdoor seating. There's usually 2 or 3 restaurants at the same address, and they turnover all the time, but whatever restaurant it is today always has great views of the Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty.

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Tribeca & The Battery Shopping

Franklin Street – cobblestone street with converted warehouses that are now art galleries, home décor shops, antique stores and bars

SoHo Photo Gallery (15 White St, Church) – over 100 artists and photographers exhibit their work in a converted egg warehouse

There are tons of high-end independent boutiques all around the neighborhood, focused on clothing and home decor.

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Tribeca & The Battery Hotels

New York City Luxury Hotels – Tribeca

The Wagner at Battery

Formerly the Ritz Carlton Battery Park, The Wagner Hotel is an independent, contemporary luxury hotel, 5 star hotel offering 24-hour fitness centre with panoramic views of the New York skyline, a spa and restaurant. The Wagner Hotel is Wall Street’s new go-to spot. “We loved the spacious rooms, the service and hospitality we received from the staff."

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Boutique Downtown Hotels New York

Boutique Downtown Hotels put you right next to some of NYC's most popular attractions: The 9-11 Memorial and Museum, Statue of Liberty, One World Observatory, Wall Street, St. Paul's Cathedral, Charging Bull and every major subway station.

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  • Frederick Hotel - one of NYC's best lesser know hidden gems
  • Moxy NYC Downtown - 30 stories, local coffee program, arcade games, DJ and a basketball court
  • The Artezen Hotel - high-tech suites, yoga & fitness center + HIDE, a swanky, two-story sky lounge (photo)

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Subways

  • 1 to Canal, Franklin or Chambers
  • 2, 3 to Chambers
  • A, C, E to Canal
  • 6 to Canal/Broadway
  • General Address: 107 W Broadway, NY, NY 10013

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NYC Neighborhood Guides

Harlem

Our Harlem neighborhood guide will show you the wonderful cultural, food, music and historic value of this landmark area, which has long, strong and proud NYC roots. The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s began the golden age of African-American culture, literature, music, artists, theater and art, which continues to strengthen today. If you want to eat authentic soul food, hear mind-blowing jazz and gospel and clothing shop with Alicia Keys and Jay-Z, then Harlem is on your bucket list!

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Upper West Side

The Upper West Side is a residential neighborhood filled with young professionals and families. It is a great place to stay if you are looking to avoid the heavy crowds of Midtown, explore Central Park, The Museum of Natural History, the Beacon Theatre, Lincoln Center, the West Side Highway and still be about 20 minutes from most of Manhattan.

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Central Park

Central Park offers 843 gorgeous acres to explore and 100s of things to do, which is why we consider it an unofficial neighborhood. Central Park draws 38 million visits a year and is home to the Central Park Film Festival, SummerStage, Shakespeare in the Park, Ice Skating, Central Park Zoo, Bow Bridge, biking, playgrounds, the Carousel and much more.

  • Explore: Central Park Guide
  • To Do: Central Park Zoo, Carousel, TV and Movie Sites, Ice Skating, Loeb Boathouse

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Times Square & Broadway

Times Square New York and the Theater District are some of New York City's most popular tourist attractions. Of course, Broadway, also known as the Great White Way, is most definitely for locals as well. Spend a bit of time here and make sure to see the lights at night, the Hershey's and M&M Stores, as well as catch a great Broadway Show.

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Midtown West, Koreatown, Hell's Kitchen

Midtown West is a huge tourist area with great neighborhoods like NYC's famous Diamond District, Hell's Kitchen and Koreatown. Hell's Kitchen, is the most western section and an "up-and-coming" residential area of New York City with new shops and restaurants opening often. Koreatown, just a block from the Empire State Building, is known for their restaurants and karaoke bars and clubs.

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Garment District / Fashion Center

The Garment District, also called the Fashion District or Fashion Center, is home to many of the world's most famous fashion designers and showrooms. The area is an amazing resource for fabrics, beads and trims, however, unless you are trade, don't expect to walk in off the street to designer showrooms. The best way to possibly get access to private showrooms is through a private tour or a NYC Sample Sale.

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Chelsea & Hudson Yards

Chelsea NY is known for art galleries, nightlife and gay-friendly culture. It is a lively, vibrant neighborhood with some of New York City's top restaurants, clubs, art and things to do outdoors and along the Hudson River. While Chelsea boundaries are West 14th-34th Streets, from 7th Ave to the Hudson River, the new Hudson Yards occupies it's most North and West streets, West 30th to 34th Streets between 10th and 12th Avenues.

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  • To Do: The Highline, Art Galleries, Chelsea Market, Chelsea Piers, Little Island, Edge, The Vessel, The Shops at Hudson Yards

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Meatpacking District

The Meatpacking District, also known as the Gansevoort Market, is only a few blocks, so you cannot get lost, but it is packed with upscale restaurants, night clubs and designer shopping. Like many NY neighborhoods, the MP District retains it's historical architecture, as it is lined with cobblestone streets and old warehouses, but, today, these same buildings house very modern shopping and dining. The heart of the Meatpacking District is Little West 12th Street.

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Greenwich Village & NoHo

Our Greenwich Village NYC Guide provides insight into one of NYC's most cherished neighborhoods. The Village is full of history, celebrity, politics, landmarks and so much more. The NYU campus, Washington Square Park, gorgeous brownstones and cobble stone streets, amazing restaurants, tons of trees and much more make this area a local favorite.

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West Village

The West Village is filled with tree-lined streets, beautiful old brownstones and hundreds of shops, restaurants and cafés. It is truly a quintessential NYC neighborhood, inhabited by locals and celebrities who can afford to live anywhere they choose. If you're a Friends or Sex and the City fan, then you are already quite familiar with the West Village...now it's time to come experience it!

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SoHo

SoHo (SOuth of HOuston - pronounced How-ston) is another NYC neighborhood filled with the best shopping and restaurants. Traditionally known as a haven for artists and their lofts, it has become more upscale over the years and a much sought-after place for New Yorkers to live.

  • Explore: SoHo Guide
  • To Do: New York Fire Museum, Shopping, Art Galleries, Brunch & Restaurants, Broken Kilometer & Earth Room

SoHo NYC Guide

Tribeca & The Battery

Tribeca Tribeca (TRI-angle BE-low CA-nal) NYC, is home of the namesake Film Festival, Robert De Niro’s pet project, created to promote commerce downtown after 9/11. He also owns several hotels and restaurants in the area and is spotted quite frequently. Tribeca was also the home of JFK Jr and Caroline Bessette Kennedy before their tragic death in 1999 and is filled with old warehouses, now converted into lofts, beautiful views of the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty along the West Side Highway, excellent restaurants, families, parks and NYC history.

  • Explore: Tribeca & The Battery
  • To Do: Hudson River Park and River Promenade, Statue of Liberty Views, Upscale & Casual Dining

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Financial District and Wall Street

The Financial District (FiDi), at the southern tip of NYC, is one of NYC's most bustling business and tourist areas, from Monday to Friday and is near dead on the weekends. Sights include the 9-11 Memorial & Museum, Wall Street, One World Observatory, The American Stock Exchange, the Charging Bull, the Fearless Girl and views of the Statue of Liberty.

Financial District and Wall Street Guide

Upper East Side NYC

The Upper East Side is an upscale, residential neighborhood and home to Museum Mile, some uber-upscale shopping and Gracie Mansion. The homes on Fifth Avenue, along Central Park, are some of the most exclusive in all of Manhattan. You've likely seen the Upper East Side on Gossip Girl, Sex and the City, The Real Housewives of New York, I Love Lucy, Breakfast at Tiffany's and dozens of other times on your screens.

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Midtown East

Midtown East is a huge tourist, commercial and residential area. Around 5th Ave, the neighborhood is home to many tourist attractions, such as St. Patrick's Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, Top of the Rock and Radio City Music Hall. Bryant Park, the New York Public Library and Grand Central Station are close together just south. Moving towards 3rd Ave and further east, the area is more residential, and generally, the restaurants are better and more affordable, with the UN being the only attraction in that part of the neighborhood.

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Union Square, Flatiron, NoMad, Gramercy

Union Square (my hood!), the Flatiron District and NoMad all have a mix of residence and business tenants. Additionally, colleges such as NYU, The New School and FIT dominate the area, making it very fun and lively. It is one of the best dining and nightlife areas in Manhattan, with something for every palate and budget and offers fabulous hotels of all kinds.

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East Village

While originally part of the Lower East Side, an immigrant neighborhood, the East Village, has separated itself and become home to some of the City’s best restaurants, shops and nightlife. It is full of character, diversity, fine dining, shops and live music, and includes a subsection named “Alphabet City.” East Village culture ranges from tattoo parlors and “dive bars” to some of New York City’s nicest hip and trendy hotels.

  • Explore: East Village
  • To Do: Blue Man Group & Stomp, St. Mark's Place, Nightlife, Speakeasies, Curry Lane

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Lower East Side NYC

Traditionally, the Lower East Side was a working class immigrant neighborhood (think “Gangs of New York”). Today it is a wonderfully ethnic and diverse neighborhood and serves as a shopping, dining and nightlife destination for many NYC locals. Even with all its modern upgrades, the LES retains a large amount of its history, especially it’s Jewish, Polish, Irish and Italian cultures. The LES also has one of the best selections of hotels in NYC - tons of boutique hotels with amenities, rooftops, skyline views and seconds from 1000s of cool restaurants and hot spots.

Lower East Side NY Guide

Chinatown NYC

Chinatown NYC is a small, but very densely packed area of shops and restaurants. It is really fun to walk around, enjoy the culture, pick up some souvenirs, and most definitely, eat some delicious and affordable Dim Sum, dumplings, pork buns and other amazing Chinese cuisines.

  • Explore: Chinatown NYC Guide Guide
  • To Do: Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Dim Sum & Dumplings

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Little Italy NYC

Little Italy NYC Guide is a just a few blocks, with tons of outdoor restaurants and owners promising free wine and sangria to lure you in. Puglia is a favorite restaurant for families with their live singing and kids standing on their chairs waving napkins. Visit the new Italian American Museum, which tells the story "from Columbus to Cuomo," the original Old St. Patrick's Church and NYC Police Headquarters.

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