The Best Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC

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Since 1907, Manhattan revelers have gathered in Times Square to watch the ball drop, welcoming them into the New Year. Though over a million spectators continue to gather amidst the neon glow of Times Square, there’s more to New York than the brilliant lights and dazzling energy. Here’s how insiders spend New Year’s Eve in NYC.

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What to See at the Bryant Park Winter Village

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Just steps from Hotel 48LEX New York, Bryant Park transforms every holiday season into New York’s true winter wonderland. From holiday shopping to a pop-up food hall and New York’s only free ice-skating rink, don’t miss this quintessential holiday activity. See it from October 31, 2019 – early 2020.

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See the U.S. Open Like a New Yorker

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The U.S. Open is the largest tennis tournament in the country and one of the sport’s four prestigious Grand Slam showcases. The two-week competition returns to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens this year, from Monday, August 26 – Sunday, September 8, 2019. Not only is this an opportunity to see some of the best tennis in the world, but it’s also a great opportunity to see NYC’s most populous and diverse borough. Check out our guide to the best things to see and do at the US Open in NYC.

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How to Plan the Perfect Labor Day Weekend in NYC

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Celebrate Labor Day in the city where it was founded. Since a New York labor union first established the holiday in 1882, it has become a welcome break for New Yorkers — and a way to celebrate the unofficial end of the summer season. Here’s how to have the perfect Labor Day in NYC.

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How to Ride the NYC Ferry Like a New Yorker

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The NYC Ferry is bringing locals and visitors to the city’s once-industrial shores. Along the East River, explore some of New York’s best restaurants, bars and arts. The NYC Ferry connects lower Manhattan with the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts, making for a more relaxed and scenic way to get around. Skip the subway and hit the spots below when you take the NYC Ferry this summer.

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