Ride of Fame

2013 MLB All-Star Weekend Schedule in NYC

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Friday, July 12 

Javits Center at 9:00AM – 8:00PM from July 12 – July 15 and 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on July 16.

Saturday, July 13

Prospect Park Brooklyn at 8AM

The Great Lawn — Central Park at 7:30 p.m. free tickets are required. Gates open at 3 p.m.

Sunday, July 14

Citi Field beginning at 2 p.m.

Monday, July 15

Citi Field at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, July 16

  • Red Carpet Parade

42nd Street at 1 p.m.

Citi Field at 8 p.m.

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LL COOL J Ride of Fame Contest

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If you’ve ever wanted to meet actor, rapper and New York City native LL COOL J, this is your chance.

On May 13th, The Ride of Fame is honoring LL COOL J as an immortal celebrity, and 10 lucky fans will be given VIP access to his induction ceremony which includes a double-decker tour around NYC with the man himself. All you have to do is answer one question:

What does “Authentic” mean to you?

How to Enter:

  • Send out a tweet telling us what “Authentic” means to you.
  • Your tweet can contain a picture, a video, or it can be just the tweet.
  • To submit it for entry, Make sure you use the tag #LLCOOLJROF and be sure to follow@RideofFame and @LLCOOLJ

Timeline:

  • April 29, 2013 – Contest opens
  • May 6, 2013 – 10 winners announced
  • May 13, 2013 – Ride of Fame induction and Grand Prize winner announced

Prizes:

  • 10 winners will be selected by LL COOL J one week prior to the ride of fame. These winners will be invited as exclusive guests to LL COOL J’s Ride of Fame induction ceremony where they will get to meet him and take a double-decker bus tour of NYC with him.
  • Each of the 10 winners will be allowed to bring one guest of their own.
  • 1 Grand Prize Winner will get VIP seating during Ride of Fame ceremony and an autographed copy of his latest album, Authentic, for both the winner and guest.

Please read the contest terms and conditions. By entering the LL COOL J Ride of Fame Contest, you acknowledge and agree to the contest terms and contidions

Joan and Melissa Rivers to be Honored on the Ride of Fame!

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Joan and Melissa are getting their seat in NYC

Big news! Joan and Melissa Rivers will be inducted into the prestigious, Ride of Fame IIi campaign this Tuesday!

Joan and Melissa are going to cut the ribbon on the Ride of Fame during a ceremony this Tuesday, where a custom decal displaying their likeness on the front of the vehicle will be unveiled.  In addition to the signature, open-top red double-decker bus featuring their own custom decal on the front, inductees of the new ‘Immortal, It, Imminent’ chapter of the Ride of Fame, like Joan and Melissa Rivers, are also going to be honored with a permanent seat on their bus, outfitted with their signature decal. Now Joan and Melissa will always have a seat in NYC!

The induction ceremony will take place on Tuesday, February 19th at Pier 78 (455 12th Avenue at 38th Street) at 3 p.m. EST.

The Ride of Fame Honors Dionne Warwick (Photos)

On Monday, the Ride of Fame honored Dionne Warwick as an immortal in the IIi campaign.  Here are pictures from the event:

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Photo Credit: Simon Russell / Gray Line New York

Spot the Bus: Air Supply!

Air Supply is the newest member of the Ride of Fame, and their inaugural IIi double-decker bus is riding around New York City every day.

This is the Air Supply ROF bus that you need to find!

If you see Air Supply’s bus driving around NYC, snap a picture of it and share it with us.  Post it on our facebook page or tag it on twitter with the hashtag #SpotTheBus and if you’re the first person to share the picture with us, you will win the autographed DVD below!

Photo must be taken on or after 10/19/2012. The winner must be the person who spotted the bus.  Submitting somebody else’s photo leaves you subject to disqualification.

Are You a Top 10 Air Head?

Next Saturday, Air Supply is being inducted into the Ride of Fame in New York City, and 10 of their biggest fans will get to join them!  10 lucky VIPs will get behind the scenes access during the ribbon cutting ceremony, photo ops with Graham and Russell, autographs for your memorabilia and will join the band on its inaugural double decker bus ride to Times Square!

So are you the biggest Air Head?  Do you think you deserve the unparalleled access that comes with being a VIP?  Send in a photo with yourself in full fan mode to ROF@graylinenewyork.com and show us why you should be selected as an Air Supply VIP!  You may find yourself on top of the band’s new double decker bus with the music icons themselves.  One Ultimate Fan will also win a pair of tickets to Air Supply’s show later that night at BB King’s Blues Club in Times Square.

The Ride of Fame dedication ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2012.  To be eligible to win, you must be in New York City and able to ride the bus the day of the event.  The 10 VIPs will be announced on Thursday, October 11, 2012.

**UPDATE** Thank you to all of you who sent in pictures. We are privately contacting our winners today so go check your email!

Tweet to Win!

This Sunday night, Make sure that you find time to watch the newest episode of 666 Park Avenue staring the most recent Ride of Fame honoree, Vanessa Williams.  Why is it so important that you tune in, you ask?  Because During last week’s Ride of Fame ceremony, Vanessa signed some great stuff for us to give away to fans, and we’re starting Sunday.

During the show, tweet @GrayLineNewYork your favorite quote.  If someone says something funny, if someone says something powerful, if someone says something inspiring, tweet it to us and one lucky follower will win the complete third season of Ugly Betty SIGNED by Vanessa Williams!

If you can’t catch the show live, make sure to DVR it and watch it by the end of the night because the winner is being announced Monday morning.  To claim your prize, you must live in the continental United States or be able to pick up the box set in New York City.