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When many people think of New York City, they think of Times Square, fancy restaurants, celebrities, lavish nightclubs and bottle service and high-end shopping. That said, NYC is notoriously expensive and many travelers feel the need to scrimp and save so they can afford to do anything and everything while they’re here.






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New York City is rich with history and home to many famous historical landmarks. When visiting the Big Apple, NYCTourist.com recommends participating in a historical tour as a great way to get in touch with American history while also seeing the city. There is so much New York City history that is important to the foundation of America and our freedom, and Patriot Tours.






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October has arrived, which means it’s time to plan your Halloween in NYC activities! New York City does Halloween big, and the celebration is practically month-long, so get out your fake blood and sewing machines to get your costumes (and kid’s costumes) ready! Looking for some spooky (but not over-the-top, werewolf-with-a-chainsaw chasing you) fun for all ages?  In the weeks leading up to All Hallows Eve, mark your calendars with these kid-friendly Halloween events in New York the whole family will enjoy:






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Frank Gay defined modern stand-up at the Palace Theatre in New York City early in the 20th century, and the 21st century has seen stand-up blossom into one of the most popular forms of live entertainment in the world. Today’s comedy in New York City is a favorite among tourists and locals.






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It's April now, and Easter is fast approaching.  If you happen to be in New York City for this colorful holiday, be sure to make your way to Fifth Avenue, where you'll find the historic Easter Day Parade. Originally a purely religious event, the New York City Easter Parade now draws people of all beliefs, most of whom attend the parade to see and be seen in the latest fashions. While many people continue to march in observance of the religious holiday, others enjoy satirizing the extravagant outfits of times past by dressing in gaudy costumes. With participants light-heartedly trying to outdo each other's costumes, the Easter Day Parade is something like a spring version of Halloween. One reveler in last year's parade went so far as to don a mesh hat filled with live birds!






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Step back in time and aboard the beautiful Yacht Manhattan for this all-time Holiday Favorite!  Don't let the cold scare you away - just step into the toasty solarium and enjoy friends & family while checking out New York's amazing lights and skyline.






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NEW YORK, NY-- Today, the travel, tourism and party experts at NYCTourist.com released its list of the Top 10+ New Year's Eve parties in New York City for 2015. "Deciding how to celebrate New Year's Eve is a big decision...






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Broadway is one of the most well known places in the world for theatrical performances. The city of Manhattan is home to New York City's theater district, more commonly known as simply Broadway.  Manhattan’s theatre district that holds 40 theatres, in which the most critically acclaimed productions are showcased. New shows come in and out with the current longest standing play being The Phantom of the Opera which has been playing for over 25 years.






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We all love a good deal, and planning a vacation is no exception! AsAmericans still face a tough economy, trends show that consumers are more weary about how and where they spend their hard earned money. For this reason many consumers have turned to coupons or other discount methods to try and save money and justify their spending habits. Luckily companies realize that in order to be competitive they must offer deals to consumers, and the market for coupons has grown tremendously!






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Hey there NYC Tourists, did you know Labor Day is less than a month away? Oh, don't cry, the official end of summer just means the official start of fall fun in NYC! Labor Day weekend itself is full of exciting things to do in the Big Apple and autumn in New York is arguably even more exciting than summer - enjoy gorgeous fall colors, cooler weather and all of your favorite NYC attractions!