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UrbanSpace Vanderbilt Market, a food court in Midtown

UrbanSpace Vanderbilt Market, a food court in Midtown
New York is always changing, and I always try to find new places. UrbanSpace Vanderbilt Market is one of those. In fact, there are several UrbanSpace in Midtown. They are a combination of food courts and markets, like the one you can find in Grand Central Terminal for example.Summary UrbanSpace Vanderbilt Market, a food court in Midtown ├ What’s the concept of UrbanSpace Vanderbilt market? ├... 


Guggenheim, the must-see contemporary art museum in New York City

Guggenheim, the must-see contemporary art museum in New York City
I guess you've already heard about the Guggenheim Museum in New York. From the outside, it is famous for its round shape like a cup of coffee. Actually, it is one of the largest museums in the city, located in the Museum Mile. It is a portion of 5th Avenue along Central Park where you will find the Metropolitan Museum (MET), the Museum of the City of New York and the Museo del Barrio. Do not miss... 


Everything you need to know about sales tax, tips and extra fees in NYC

You’re on vacation in New York and I guess you do not want to talk about sales tax, expenses... I understand perfectly! However, you must know that in the United States and especially in New York, prices appear without taxes. To avoid bad surprises when you get to the cashier, I'll give you some advice.Summary Everything you need to know about sales tax, tips and little extra fees in New York... 


Get a delicious cup of coffee at the New York Blue Bottle Coffee

Get a delicious cup of coffee at the New York Blue Bottle Coffee
319 years later, in Oakland California, a musician named James Freeman, was slightly disappointed with the coffee he drank in his hometown. He decided to open his own workshop of freshly roasted coffee for people just like him, who wanted to experience authentic coffee. His statement is pretty clear: “I only want to sell coffee freshly roasted less than 48 hours to allow customers enjoy a better... 


Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2019 in New York

Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2019 in New York
During the year, you’ll be able to witness a spectacular phenomenon in New York, the Manhattanhenge. It’s a really great tip in New York since you just have to stand in a particular direction and enjoy the show. I'll explain everything you need to know about this event which takes place every year in New York: how, when and where it occurs and of course, you’ll get to see some great photos!!!Index  Watch... 


Domino Park, a recreation area for the whole family in Brooklyn

Domino Park, a recreation area for the whole family in Brooklyn
New York is a city that always changes and knows how to create new spaces like the Vessel in Manhattan. On the Brooklyn side, in Williamsburg, Domino Park is one of these. Let me introduce you to this unique place with games for children, volley-ball courts, restaurants, rest areas and above all an incredible view.Summary Domino Park, a recreation area for the whole family in Brooklyn ├... 


Top free outdoor Pools in New York

Top free outdoor Pools in New York
Summers are often scorching hot in New York so it’s always great to cool off by a pool! New York is home to a number of great pools located in the 5 boroughs. Here is a non-exhaustive list of public pools that will welcome you for free starting June to September. These outdoor pools offers services including food vendors, barbecue areas, skate parks and other sports area (baseball, handball, soccer,... 


Enjoy the 4th of July in New York: Macy’s Fireworks

Enjoy the 4th of July in New York: Macy’s Fireworks
The 4th of July Fireworks are without a doubt an event that you have to attend if you’re in New York during this time. Every year since the declaration of Independence on July 4th 1776 the United States welcomes Independence Day with great enthusiasm. In New York, the event is celebrated in the evening with fireworks sponsored by Macy’s, the department store. In this article, you’ll find all... 


Savor a delicious cocktail in New York City at The Rum House

Savor a delicious cocktail in New York City at The Rum House
The Rum House is a bar dedicated to the preparation of cocktails with ... whiskey! Hahaha, just kidding! No, as you can imagine, rum is its specialty. Who’s thirsty?Summary Savor a delicious cocktail at The Rum House ├ How is the Rum House? ├ What is the specialty of the bar? ├ Do they serve food? ├ Is it expensive? ├ What is the good tip of the Rum House? ├... 


Empire Outlets on Staten Island: the first outlets of New York City!

Empire Outlets on Staten Island: the first outlets of New York City!
For some of you, going to New York is not only visiting the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. I don’t forget the shopping lovers who may already know the outlets of Jersey Gardens and Woodbury Common. Since May 15, 2019, you have a new destination with Empire Outlets in Staten Island. Please note that the photos are not mine, but soon Alex of BPVNY will go there and add his own photos... 


Where are the best beaches in New York? Long Island, the Bronx, Brooklyn, New Jersey

Where are the best beaches in New York? Long Island, the Bronx, Brooklyn, New Jersey
If you want to refresh yourself during the summer in New York, take a quick trip to nearby beaches all the way to Long Island. These selected beaches are the closest one to NYC and are ideal for an afternoon swim in July and August, even in June and September (from Memorial Day till Labor Day) depending on the weather and lifeguards permits. Even though, not so many people know about it, New Yorkers... 


New York Restaurant Week in Summer 2019

New York Restaurant Week in Summer 2019
This summer, if you are planning to travel to New York, taste the best food and for really good and reasonable prices. My travel tip is to book a table during the "NYC Restaurant Week" from July 22nd to August 16th 2019.Summary : New York Restaurant Week during Summer 2019 ├ How to participate and “TASTE’’ the Restaurant Week? ├ To what kind of restaurants you can go? ├... 


Free movies with the Movie Nights at Bryant Park

Free movies with the Movie Nights at Bryant Park
If you’re planning to watch an outdoor movie in the city among New Yorkers then come to the Movie Nights at Bryant Park!!! The festival also called the Movie Nights at Bryant Park schedules movies all summer long in Bryant Park.Summary: Free movies with Movie Nights at Bryant Park ├ When movies are being scheduled? ├ What’s the entrance fee to watch a screening at Bryant Park? ├... 


Great Tips to travel to Washington DC from New York

Great Tips to travel to Washington DC from New York
If your trip to New York lasts more than one week, I highly recommend that you visit Washington DC, the Capital of the United-States. Even if Washington DC is 223 miles (or 360 km) from New York, I truly think that’s one of those cities you must visit in USA. You have many options to get there: Either by your own means including: a rental car, a tour operator specialized in organizing trips from... 


What to do in New York in May and June 2019?

What to do in New York in May and June 2019?
If you decide on going in May or June to New York City, be aware that you made a good choice! In my opinion, these are just the best months to enjoy New York city, its streets and parks. The New Yorkers come back to life thanks to he sun and the first warm temperatures of the season. In this post you will find all you can do during this period of the year in NYC.Summary What to do in New York in... 


Best Western Plus Hospitality House, a perfect place for large groups of travelers

Best Western Plus Hospitality House, a perfect place for large groups of travelers
When travelling with a group of 4-5 people, we tend to think it’s easier to rent an apartment in New York City. Yes and no... You may consider staying at the Best Western Plus Hospitality House, a few blocks away from Grand Central.Summary Best Western Plus Hospitality House, a perfect place for large groups of travelers ├ What type of hotel is the Best Western Plus Hospitality House?... 


Discover Governors Island from May to October

Discover Governors Island from May to October
Governors Island is a small island that lies south of Manhattan and Brooklyn. It opens to the public only between May 1 and October 31, 2019, offering several cultural activities and events.Summary Discover Governors Island from May to October ├ History of Governors Island ├ What to do in Governors Island? ├ How is the island? ├ How to access Governors Island? ├... 


Take a break at Lucky Strike Manhattan!

Take a break at Lucky Strike Manhattan!
There are so many things to do in New York City! Then after a long sightseeing day, you could go to the bowling alley. There are few of them in the city, but we choose Lucky Strike to spend some time because it’s very close to Times Square.Summary Take a break at Lucky Strike Manhattan! ├ The Lucky Strike bowling ├ How is Lucky Strike Manhattan? ├ Can you eat there? ├... 


Attend a Gospel Mass in Harlem

Attend a Gospel Mass in Harlem
If you've ever dreamed of attending a Gospel Mass in Harlem among local churchgoers instead of being among tourists on the first floor then I’m happy to give you some advice and great tips.Summary Titre de l'article ├ The top 10 best tips you must know before attending a Gospel Mass in Harlem ├ Where should you go to attend a gospel mass in New York ├ My favorite church in... 


Atrium DUMBO, a modern and elegant restaurant in Brooklyn

Atrium DUMBO, a modern and elegant restaurant in Brooklyn
If you are walking through DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge Park, take the opportunity to go to the Atrium DUMBO restaurant. In this area you have several options to eat. It could be a Shake Shack hamburger for example, a lobster hot dog at Luke's Lobster, a pizza at Grimaldi's or a special dinner at the River Café. Atrium DUMBO is elegant and modern, at the crossroads of all the previous places I just... 


Take the subway or a bus ride in New York with the MetroCard

Take the subway or a bus ride in New York with the MetroCard
The public transportation of New York is suitable if you stay for a week or more in the city. I know the best way to see a city is by walking in the streets, but NY is very large, and you’ll get tired quickly: D The subway and local buses will help you to get to different points of interest in New York and its boroughs.Summary Take the subway or a bus ride in New York with the MetroCard ├... 


NFL SEASON 2019-2020 TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW

NFL SEASON 2019-2020 TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW
The NFL season is there and the New York Giants And New York Jets are ready to start this season 2019-2020. The tickets are available since the pre-season will start in August 2019, and for the upcoming matches between September and December 2019, and the finals in January 2020. If you're going to New York any of these days, purchase your tickets now to attend a match at the best rates.Summary NFL... 


What’s the best neighborhood for housing in New York according to your taste and budget?

What’s the best neighborhood for housing in New York according to your taste and budget?
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Dinner on a yacht around Manhattan for a romantic night

Dinner on a yacht around Manhattan for a romantic night
Have you ever dream on planning a nice romantic dinner with your soul mate on your next trip to New York? This dining cruise around Manhattan will be for sure one of the best moments you can have when visiting New York City.Summary Dinner on a yacht in Manhattan for a romantic night ├ What kind of dinner cruise can you expect? ├ How’s the Dinner? ├ How’s the service? ├...