Month: November 2011

Ride of Fame Honors American Clothing Designer Kenneth Cole

Calling all fashionistas!

Tuesday, November 29th, the legendary New York designer and social activist, Kenneth Cole, will be honored as this month’s Ride of Fame™ dedicatee.

Event Details:

  • Date: Tuesday, November 29th
  • Time: 1:00pm
  • Location: Pier 78 – West 38th Street at 12 Avenue New York, NY
  • Access: Open to the public

In a prestigious ribbon cutting ceremony, Ride of Fame’s inaugural fashion designer, Cole will unveil a personalized Gray Line New York bus with his likeness on the front of the vehicle, wearing his newly designed red ribbon as part of the MTV Come Together AIDS awareness campaign.

Click here to learn more.

Win VIP Access to Meet Kenneth Cole:

Want to win VIP access during the Ride of Fame with Kenneth Cole?

Leave a comment on our Facebook Page with your favorite winter outfit to wear on the top-deck of our double-decker bus tour. From cozy scarves, to puffy coats– we want to know how you stay fashionably warm during the chilly winter months.

15 lucky winners* will be chosen at random to attend the event with a guest. After the induction, Cole will board the bus to sign autographs and take pictures with the VIPs during a quick trip through the Fashion District.

*You must be in NYC on 11/29 in order to participate.

Follow the #RideofFame hashtag on Twitter for live updates during the event.

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Tour Route Changes

GRAY LINE NEW YORK

THANKSGIVING DAY ROUTE DETOUR

UPDATES:

  • Downtown Loop – Begins on 47th and 8th Ave 8am – 5pm.
  • Night Tour and Night on the Town Tour – Not operating Thanksgiving Day.
  • Downtown Loop – Runs from the East side 8am – 5pm.
  • Uptown – Runs from 46th and 8th Ave 8:30am to 4pm
  • Manhattan Comprehensive – Depart from 47th and 8th Ave in front of Starbucks.

UPTOWN

  • START 46th & 8th Ave
  • Continue North on 8th Ave to 57th St.
  • Left on 57th to 10th Ave
  • Right on 10th Ave to 72nd St
  • Continue onto Amsterdam Ave
  • Straight on Amsterdam Ave to 112th St. Stop (Church)
  • Then continue on Amsterdam Ave to 125th St
  • Right on 125th St to Adam Clayton Powell
  • Right on Adam Clayton Powell to 110th St.
  • Right on 110th St to Columbus Ave
  • Left on Columbus Ave to 9th Ave
  • Continue on 9th Ave to 42nd St
  • Left on 42nd St to 8th Ave
  • Left on 8th Ave to 46th St

EAST SIDE DOWNTOWN

  • Start 49th St & Lexington Ave (Waldorf)
  • Go west on 49th St to Madison Ave
  • Right on Madison to 60th St
  • Left on 60th St to 5th Ave
  • Left on 5th Ave to 58th St. &59th St at the fountain STOP
  • Continue on 5th Ave south to 42nd St STOP
  • Continue on 5th Ave south to 33rd &32nd St STOP
  • After 32nd &33rd St stop on 5th Ave regular route back to 49th St & Lexington and continue same route

WEST SIDE DOWNTOWN

  • Start 47th & 8th Ave
  • Go north on 8th Ave to 49th St
  • Left on 49th St to 9th Ave
  • Left on 9th Ave to 42nd St. STOP
  • Continue 9th Ave to 34th St. STOP for Macy’s & Empire
  • Continue on 9th Ave to 23rd St
  • Left on 23rd St to 7th Ave
  • Right on 7th Ave then regular route to 1st Ave & 23rd St
  • Left on 23rd St to 8th Ave
  • Right on 8th Ave to 47th & 8th

New Year’s Eve Party Cruise in NYC

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in New York City, which means New Year’s Eve is right around the corner.

After the ball drops in Times Square, the best way to ring in the New Year is aboard a NYC Party Cruise.

For just $150, the Gray Line City Sightseeing New Year’s Eve Party Cruise includes:

  • Full open bar
  • Live DJ
  • A complimentary champagne toast at Midnight
  • Desserts and coffee
  • Gorgeous views of the fireworks from the New York Harbor

The New Year’s Eve Cruise departs from Pier 78 on December 31st at 10 p.m. and returns at 1 a.m.

Reservations are required, but you need to be 18 years of age to party and 21 to drink.

Click here to book online now.