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New York Links

Click here for A Tour of Chocolate Shops in New York and a Chocolate Map
Click here to View a map with some interesting places in New York

City Guides



Sail the Hudson

Enjoy the view of New York City on beautiful sailing sloops! See Downtown Manhattan, the Battery, Ellis Island, Governors Island, New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty from the water in a Coastal Sailing Sloop. Impressive outing for customers and clients!
Go to Sail the Hudson.com or call 201-887-8700.



New York THE RIDE

THE RIDE

THE RIDE is a new entertainment experience that turns the streets of New York into a stage. And you've got front row seats. You'll move through the city on THE RIDE, a super-sized vehicle that guarantees to turn some heads. Along the way you'll be amazed as famous NYC landmarks become backdrops to a live show that plays out right in front of you. You haven't really seen New York until you've been on THE RIDE.
Go to Experience THE RIDE.



NYSKYRIDE

Located on the 2nd floor of the Empire State Building. NYSKYRIDE is an awesome aerial tour of New York City that sends you on a ride around, above and even below all that the City has to offer... and you feel the sights from the comfort of a specially equipped, motion simulated, big screen theater seat! Through the magic of advanced flight simulation, NYSKYRIDE puts the passenger in the middle of the action. This techno journey is guided by comic Yakov Smirnoff and James Doohan, "Scotty," from the original "Star Trek."
Go to NYSKYRIDE



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General Information

ALLNY
New York Super Resource Guide. The insider's guide to NYC written by New Yorkers for New Yorkers and serious New York tourists.
Manhattan Links
From UpperEast.com, The Upper East Side Megasite!
City Guide
New York's Official Magazine
I Love NY
The Official New York State TourismWebsite.
New York City Reference
Browse this extensive list of Web sites devoted to New York City. Use a keyword search, or go through the list of categories.
NY MTA
The Metropolitan Transit Authority -- busses, subways, etc.
New York Theatre Wire
Get news about this week's hottest shows for theater and cabaret, both on and off Broadway. With reviews and gossip.
New York Travel Guides
from the New York Times
Time Out New York
Companion to the highly regarded city guide to entertainment, dining and cultural events offers up-to-date information and reviews.
Village Voice
Famous weekly paper brings its alternative politics and lifestyle news to the Web. With film listings, restaurant guides, and classifieds.
Central Reservation Systems
Browse links to many recommended hotels and make a reservation. Features a useful map, descriptions, and rates.
Lonely Planet - Destination New York
Highly esteemed travel guide offers maps, historical facts, suggested activities, transportation details, and travelers' reports.
NYC.gov
The official New York City Web site
New York City Travel from About.com
Features everything in the Big Apple from river cruises and great food to fairs, festivals and the Seinfeld Tour. A good beginning guide.
ArtSEENsoho
Take a virtual stroll through Soho, or visit the individual shops, restaurants and galleries featured in this expansive site.
nyny.com
A forest of chiseled stone above ground, a labyrinth below, an island where all walks of life converge to find whiffs of Coco Chanel and eau de street breezing past—this is New York, the Big Apple, a city that's both abrasive and beautiful.
Cityinsights
Check out a guide to hotels, shops, restaurants, museums and attractions. Includes a useful transportation section.
CuisineNet
Find restaurant reviews, user-submitted ratings, and a price guide. Search from the alphabetical lists by name or cuisine.
Alliance for the Arts
The Alliance for the Arts serves the entire cultural community through research and advocacy and serves the public through cultural guides and calendars.
Metropolitan Opera
See performance and broadcast schedules for this famed opera company. Reserve tickets and learn about the Met's history and other events.

Offbeat Information

NYRestroom.com
You can find a list of restrooms in the city or post your great tip for finding one.
Sit or Squat
A place to find and record bathrooms all around the world.
NY Cabbie
See the streets and sights of New York City through the eyes of the New York City cab driver.
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Read a four-day itinerary of must-see sights for the modern-day Holly Golightly.
Harlem on My Mind
Read the reminiscences of a resident who insists that Harlem is a wonderful place to live. From the archives of Salon Magazine's Wanderlust.
Laura's NYC Tales
Excellent guide to the Big Apple written from this young woman's perspective, including "boyfriend sagas," insiders' info, and advice for women.
New York Slanguage
Check out this amusing language guide and learn how to speak like a native New Yawker. Also, listen to some soundclips.
New York Underground
Nat'l Geographic's excellent tour of the cables, gas lines, subways, sewers and water tunnels beneath NYC's streets. With audio and video clips.
Notes from the Underground
Dwight Garner reports on the labyrinth that is New York's subway system. From the archives of Salon Magazine's Wanderlust column.
Red-Tails in Love
Excerpt from Marie Winn's book outlining the birdlife in Central Park. From the archives of Salon Magazine's Wanderlust column.










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