NYC Events

5 Can’t Miss Events This Week in NYC

Free concerts, free shows, and free water highlight this week in NYC:

New York Philharmonic will perform free concerts in the parks Wednesday, July 9-15

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NY Philharmonic / Photo: timeout.com

Broadway comes back to Bryant Park for free lunchtime shows Thursday, July 10

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Broadway in Bryant Park / Photo: blog.bryantpark.org

City of Water Day returns Saturday, July 12

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City of Water Day / Photo: cityofwaterday.org

Celebrate Bastille Day in NYC Sunday, July 13

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Bastille Day in NYC / Photo: nycgo.com

MoMA’s Summergarden is back with the Jonathan Ragonese Ensemble Sunday, July 13

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MoMA Summergarden / Photo: joonbug.com

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The Museum Mile Festival Returns June 10

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photo: orensanznyc.wordpress.com/

NYC, home to the world’s greatest collection of art collections, is once again opening its doors for the Museum Mile Festival on Tuesday, June 10. Museums up and down the 5th Avenue stretch lovingly referred to as ‘Museum Mile’ will be open to all visitors for free beginning at 6 p.m. that night.

This year’s participating museums include some of the best like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of the City of New York, El Museo del Bario, the Guggenheim and more! Head out to Museum Mile on 5th Ave between 80th and 105th to take part in this year’s festival!

5 Can’t Miss Events This Week in NYC

These are the top 5 events going on in NYC this week:

It’s been four years in the making. Welcome to Super Bowl Week, New York!

The Puppy Bowl Experience comes to Discovery Times Square January 27-February 1

Super Bowl Boulevard takes over Times Square January 29-February 1

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Rangers play the Islanders at Yankee Stadium January 29

DirecTV Celebrity Beack Bowl at Pier 40 February 1

The Super Bowl Comes to MetLife Stadium February 2

Sneak Peek: June Events and Specials

June is still a couple of weeks away, but there’s no reason you shouldn’t start to get your plans in order now.  Here is a sneak peek at some of the specials that we’ll have in June:

Flag Day Deal!

In honor of Flag Day, we’re offering 10% off the price of the NYC Tribute Tour (9/11 Memorial) when you buy your tickets between June 11 and June 17.  Flag Day celebrates the adoption of the American Flag in 1777, and while it may not be the most celebrated holiday in the land, we love to love our country.

Snap a pic of the Cyndi Lauper Bus to win!

Father’s Day at the New York Historical Society

On Mother’s day, we teamed up with the New York Historical Society to give out a discount to all you moms out there.  Well, for Father’s Day we’re doing it again.  Show the NY Historical Society your Gray Line New York bus ticket and you get a buy one get one for your dad.  With the Beer Here: Brewing New York’s History exhibit opening at the end of May, your dad will certainly enjoy his visit!

Pride Parade with Cyndi Lauper

Ride of Fame inductee Cyndi Lauper is the Grand Marshal in this year’s Pride Parade in NYC, so we’re going to give away some cool stuff!  Find the Lauper Bus on the street and take a picture of it.  Post that picture on our Facebook wall you’ll be entered to win a special prize!  Entry to this contest is during Pride Week, which is June 17th-24th.

Check back to the blog often where we’ll keep you updated with all of the latest NYC news, events and deals!

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2012 Tribeca Film Festival Info

One of the world’s most spectacular film festivals will be back in New York next week starting Wednesday, April 18th.  The Tribeca Film Festival has been a staple in Downtown New York since 2002 and now, in its 11th year, is expected to draw upwards of 3 million people.

The festival, which is the brainchild of Academy Award winning actor and Director Robert De Niro, is known for showcasing some of the year’s best documentary, narrative and short films.  The festival gives out awards in all of these categories, but also holds a competition for New York films to showcase its host city.

The world premiere of "The Avengers" will close this year's Tribeca Film Festival

While Tribeca primarily shows indie films, the festival has been known to host premiere events to major studio movies, including “The Interpreter” with Nicole Kidman and “Baby Mama” With Tina Fey.  This year it has been announced that superhero blockbuster “The Avengers,” starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson among others, will close the Tribeca Film Festival.

Tickets packages are on sale now and single showing tickets for American Express Customers go on sale Tomorrow at Noon.  Non-American Express card holders have to wait until Monday, April 16 to buy tickets.  For more ticketing information, or to see this year’s film guide, follow the links to their Official Website.

Our downtown loop bus tour runs right through the heart of Tribeca, so if you have tickets to a show, hop-off for the movie and then hop back on to the next bus when the screening is finished!