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  • Temporary Exhibitions You Can’t Miss This Spring

    April 12th, 2018 | Art & Culture

    The Manhattan at Times Square knows that its guests never get tired of museums. Did you know that  temporary exhibitions are also a perfect reason to return to these top attractions?  

  • What To Do When New York is in Full Bloom

    March 15th, 2018 | Art & Culture

    Living in a concrete jungle isn’t easy - this explains why New Yorkers appreciate small paradises  and oases within the city so much. Not to mention that when seasons change, so does New York City. Visiting the Big Apple during spring means you must add these flower shows to your itinerary.


  • The Manhattan at Times Square Guide to NYC’s Museum Mile

    January 25th, 2018 | Art & Culture

    The stretch of Fifth Avenue between 82nd and 105th Streets is dubbed the Museum Mile - an area where you’ll find yourself surrounded by some of the city’s coolest museums. What’s more, getting there from the Manhattan at Times Square will take you through some great NYC sights as well.

  • All-Time Favorite Christmas Shows in NYC

    December 14th, 2017 | Art & Culture

    Every year, millions of tourists visit New York City in search of the most popular and festive productions in town. Here’s the Manhattan at Times Square’s pick of the top annual holiday shows. 

  • TV Show Tapings You Can See in NYC, Pt. 2

    December 7th, 2017 | Art & Culture

    We’ve covered the late night shows you can see live in New York. While these shows tend to focus on comedy, morning shows are different. They mix news, lifestyle, talk shows and everything in between. Here’s the Manhattan at Times Square’s guide on how to be part of a studio audience.

  • TV Show Tapings that You Can See in NYC, Pt. 1

    October 12th, 2017 | Art & Culture

    Have you always dreamt of being in the audience of your favorite TV show? Here’s the Manhattan at Times Square’s pick of the top late night shows to see live in New York – all of them just a short walk from the Manhattan!

  • The Manhattan at Times Square Guide to the Essential Broadway Shows

    September 7th, 2017 | Art & Culture

    One of the items on people’s New York Bucket List is to see a show on Broadway. Here is our guide to the biggest and most beloved shows and tips on how to get discount tickets. Luckily for our guests, all theaters are less than a 10-minute walk from the hotel!


  • Museums To Visit Right Now In NYC

    August 17th, 2017 | Art & Culture

    New York City is a never-ending parade of museum exhibitions, gallery openings and events about anything you can imagine. The city that never sleeps doesn’t allow its museums to rest. If you want to go beyond the better known, permanent exhibitions, you have arrived at the right place. Do something different and make the most of your visit to these museums holding events that cannot be missed!

  • Best NYC Picnic Spots

    May 5th, 2017 | Art & Culture

    It's picnic season! Time to pack up your favorite snacks and head outdoors. Check out these blanket ready spots just waiting for you:




    No trip to NYC is complete without visiting this world famous park. Act out your favorite scenes from Woody Allen or the movie “Enchanted” while enjoying the lush foliage and people-watching. Sheep Meadow is a popular spot and close to Mineral Springs Pavilion, which has food vendors like Le Pain Quotidien.

  • Working Out At The Met

    January 19th, 2017 | Art & Culture

    It sounds too good to be true, but it's not! The Metropolitan Museum of Art is opening it's doors early for guests to join "The Museum Workout", a high energy interactive journey through the institution. Participants will work up a sweat through constant movement, light exercises, and stretching.

  • Kittens, Taxidermy, and Lovecraft, Oh My!

    September 10th, 2016 | Art & Culture

    Some of the best things about New York City are its unending subcultures. From hipsters to old money, the neighborhoods of New York have a little something for everyone. There's even a specific museum for those tourists who are into not-so-traditional art. Perhaps the best time to visit one of NYC's creepiest museums is this October, just in time for Halloween.

  • A Very Medieval Morning

    May 3rd, 2016 | Art & Culture

    Take a break from the 21st century cosmopolitan hustle and bustle of New York City with an escape to The Cloisters, a museum dedicated to showcasing the wonders of the Medieval period through its art, architecture and gardens. Part of the wonder of this abby-inspired museum, is in its origins and construction, which took place in the 1910s.

  • Antiques and Kombucha

    March 18th, 2016 | Art & Culture

    Where can you go to buy a side table for your bedroom, a onesie for your nephew, vintage glasses for your collector boyfriend and grab a delicious bite to eat while you're at it? Easy, the answer is Brooklyn Flea + Smorgasbord. Since 2008, the market's been host to hundreds of vendors of everything from jewelry to antiques and artisanal local food, and has since been ranked as one of the best markets in the U.S.

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