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Walks of New York’s New Video Series

Walks of NY Tour, NYC

Walks of New York has launched a YouTube Channel!  The site features a series of original videos offering insider tips and candid advice on New York City. Walks of New York is dedicated to helping visitors, as well as New Yorkers, enjoy the best of New York City.  To that end, we’ve created a variety […]

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Governors Island: What You Have to Know

Governors Island, NYC

Governors Island is unlike anywhere else in New York City. It’s a 172-acre playground in New York Harbor, just 800 yards from Lower Manhattan—and, yes, it’s an island! With remarkable views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island is admission-free and open for picnics, biking, tours, exhibits, performances and events. For […]

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Walks of New York Launches with Special Discount Tours

Times Square, NYC

Walks of New York celebrates the launch of its New York City walking tours by offering special preview tours for only $5.00.  In observance of National Walking Day, all tour proceeds will go to the American Heart Association to support their healthy heart initiatives. Walks of New York is a brand extension of Walks of […]

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The Lower East Side: Exploring Lower Manhattan’s Hot ‘Hood

Ludlow Street, NYC

America is a “melting pot,” and New York’s Lower East Side? The heart of the cauldron. For two centuries, the neighborhood has been the crowded, chaotic home to wave after wave of immigrants. The energy of the new arrivals infused the teeming streets, and the culture that developed on the Lower East Side profoundly changed […]

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Christmas in NYC: A Survival Guide to the New York Holidays

NYC Holiday

Who doesn’t love the winter holidays, and Christmas, in New York City? New York makes for a great destination from mid-November through the New Year: The city is festooned in dazzling lights and holiday decorations, stores are filled with eager shoppers, and the cultural calendar is packed. Of course, all that means that Manhattan itself […]

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Autumn in NY: Fall Foliage in New York City

Central Park in Autumn, NYC

Yes, you can experience the best NY fall foliage right here in New York City! With its crisp air and blue skies, autumn in NY is stunning, but it’s the trees—sporting leaves of spectacular red, orange, gold, and purple—that are the real draw. New York’s fall foliage display usually lasts two to three weeks in […]

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The Great Gatsby: A Tale of New York City

Great Gatsby Book cover

Thanks to the new Great Gatsby movie, all things Gatsby have taken over New York. But The Great Gatsby was a New York Tale long before Baz Luhrmann reworked F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece for the screen. (In fact, Gatz, a minimalist, theatrical 6.5-hour reading of the entire novel, sold out its run of performances… twice). What is it about […]

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