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Origami Holiday Tree

December 02, 2016


One cool and unique thing to see during the holidays in the Origami Holiday Tree at the American Museum of Natural History. The tree is decorated with over 800 hand folded pieces from origami artists from all over the world. Have fun!


Holiday Train Show

November 14, 2016

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The annual Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden starts again this Saturday. Watch model trains zip along New York City landmarks like the Brooklyn Bridge, Rockefeller Center, Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and more. This year's space is even bigger than previous years, making room for additional trains and tracks. The exhibit will be on display through January 16 and advance tickets are strongly recommended.

Also, don't forget about Bar Car Nights where those 21 and over can view it after dark with a complimentary cocktail. Have fun!


Halloween at the Museum

October 24, 2016


For Halloween this year, take the kids to the American Museum of Natural History from 4-7pm for trick-or-treating, live performances, arts & crafts, a magic show, roaming characters, and more. Tickets are $14pp and can be reserved in advance! Have fun!



October 14, 2016

Catch a glimpse of some rarely seen spots in New York City this weekend during openhousenewyork. You can see inside private residences, factories, monuments, firehouses, and more. These are places that are usually not open to the public so you'll definitely want to take advantage of this opportunity. Some require advance registration, but many others do not. Have fun!



October 05, 2016

It's officially October! The leaves will start changing colors and the air will be cool and crisp. Just right for exploring New York City. This month the city celebrates Archtober, which is a month long celebration of the city's architecture and design. Enjoy special tours, films, lectures, and more about the importance of architecture and design in everyday life. And don't miss the building of the day tour. Each day a different building will be featured for a special tour from the architect. You can purchase tickets to the tours online. Enjoy!


MoMa Summergarden

July 08, 2016

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We love telling you about any outdoor event in the summer--especially if they're free! Make the most of the end of the weekend on Sunday by heading over to MoMa's sculpture garden for free classical and jazz concerts at 8pm. The doors open at 7pm and admission is on a first-come first-serve basis. There's four concerts left in July, two feature jazz music and two feature classical music. A perfectly relaxing way to end the weekend.


Free Museums

May 09, 2016


New York is packed with museums to see, but the admission prices can really add up especially if you're traveling with the whole family. But some of these museums are free all the time and others have certain days or times when they are free. The African Burial Ground Memorial Site, New York Transit Museum at Grand Central, and the New York Public Library are just a few of the places you can visit that are always free. The Bronx Zoo and New York Botanical Garden (not including special exhibits) are free on Wednesdays while MoMa is free on Fridays after 4pm and the New York Aquarium is free on Fridays after 3pm.
New York may seem expensive, but catch these awesome deals and you'll really won't be spending too much.  


Asia Week

March 09, 2016

From March 10-19 it is Asian week in New York City. Asian art and culture will take over local museums, art galleries, auction houses, and more. Some participating venues include the MoMa, the Noguchi Museum, the Rubin Museum of Art, and much more. There's also films, lectures, curator talks, tours, auctions, and other special events during this time. Check it out to experience a different culture!


The Orchid Show

February 25, 2016

As February comes to an end we start to think forward to spring. March can still be quite cold, but toward the end we can usually start to see a change in the weather pattern. Of course spring means flowers. What better way to kick off spring a bit early than at the Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden. See beautiful hanging orchids in the conservatory, which will make you think of spring. There are also poetry readings, dance performances, orchid care demostrations, and Orchid Evenings where you can sip a cocktail while viewing the show. The Orchid Show begins February 27 and runs through April 17. Enjoy! 


Star Wars and the Power of Costume

February 22, 2016

If you're a Star Wars fan you're not going to want to miss the the costume exhibit at Discovery Times Square. It features 70 hand crafted costumes from the first six movies. Tickets should be purchased in advance. It's a bit pricey, but true fans will find it worthwhile! Have fun!