Articles tagged with: things to do in New York City
No matter where in the world you come from, there is always something endearingly close-to-home and down-to-Earth about the city of New York. Paris may have cemented itself in the popular imagination as the city of love, but New York has an equal claim to fame. It is the city of cheesy love.
As a follow up to the previous post, “Graffiti Art Wall Murals: Boo Ya! What’s Good Bushwick?” this reporter would like to highlight examples of more unconventional, less predictable looking graffiti art that is in a league above the childish marker and spray painted tags that are a blight on the city. If the Redi Mix Cement Factory is the main attraction, the outdoor museum, then the parking lot down the street, off the corner of Harrison Place and Porter Avenue, is the adjunct gallery, and the immediate area is scattered with the work of graffiti artist with, shall I say, a more painterly approach. What stands out in this setting is the site specific-ness of the paintings in relation to the buildings and facades that serve as their canvases.
Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater is pretty much the best value for entertainment in town. Find out why.
I just took a convenient and affordable self-guided tour of New York City. It turned out to be much more than a classic tour.
9th Annual No Pants! Subway Ride
Cool events in Brooklyn from Dec 9 to Dec 13, 2009.
December is the most wonderful time of the year, and a wonderful time to visit New York City! Show off your best moves on the Rockefeller Center skating rink by the twinkling lights of the spectacular Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Shopping, shows and New Year’s Eve in Times Square are just some of the fun things to do in the city during the festive holiday season.
November hosts several big events in the Big Apple, such as the New York City Marathon and the New York Comedy Festival. And with the holiday season is fast approaching, the city is alive with the excitement of both Thanksgiving and the upcoming Christmas holidays. From the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to the unveiling of the legendary holiday storefront windows, November is a beautiful time of year to experience the magic of Manhattan.
Fourteen yarn stores in New York City will be hosting the first NYC Yarn Crawl this weekend, October 9 – 12, for the purpose of encouraging New Yorkers to explore the city’s yarn shops and promoting the needle arts.
Enjoy a fantastic fall with Columbus Day Parade, Octoberfest and Hauted Tours of New York City. What to do in October in the City.