Welcome to New York City, the big apple. Come take a bite! New York, New York is the most densely populated major city in North America. With a population of 8.1 million residents within 321 square miles, its population is greater than 39 U.S. states. The entire New York Metropolitan Area has a population of over 22 million, making it one of the largest urban areas in the world.

New York, New York is the center for fashion, international finance, and entertainment. It is also the home of the United Nations. This much culture provides an outstanding collection of museums, galleries, media outlets, and business connections. This allure draws over 39 million tourists, both foreign and American, to visit New York, New York each year. Some come for business, some for pleasure and many for both.

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If you're heading to the NY area, but want to avoide the hustle of JFK or LaGuardia, hotels near Montrose Regional Airport may be the way to go.

New York is also one of the best places in America to study ESL thanks to the great cultural and educational things in the city.

Information Center in midtown Manhattan at 810 Seventh Avenue

At a press conference on January 21, 2009, Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined NYC & Company to announce the unveiling of a new Information Center in midtown Manhattan at 810 Seventh Avenue and the launch of a new Web site, www.nycgo.com. In addition, new partnerships with companies such as Google, Travelocity, and Time Out New York […]

Good restaurants near Giants Stadium (The Meadowlands)

There are plenty of good restaurants near Giants Stadium (The Meadowlands) though you will need a car. Cafe Matisse in Rutherford: one of the best restaurants in NJ. Neither Italian or a steak house, but serves some of the most creative dishes around. It is pricey ($165 per couple) but well worth it! It is […]

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2007 dates

July 16 to 20 and 23 to 27 are the dates for New York City Restaurant Week. Next week is Restaurant Week in NYC. You can get a full 3 course meal at a number of fine restaurants for $35 (or lunch for $24 IIRC). Check OpenTable.com for a listing of the restaurants that are […]

Reasons to bring a camera to New York

Many people recommend canon digital cameras but I prefer Sony Cybershot. Not that it really matters when you have so many cool scenes to photograph. You’ve got the famous John Lennon memorial, Strawberry Fields in Central Park. You can photograph the Imagine mosaic alone or wait for people to come light candles, play guitars, hold […]

2007 JVC Jazz Festival in New York

The 2007 JVC Jazz Festival in New York is currently on going. The festival began on June 17 and will end on June 30. Among the performers are the Sonny Fortune Quartet, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Marian McPartland, Branford Marsalis and Joshua Redman Trio, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette, Berkley College of Music […]

Looking good in your travel pack as you stroll down 5th Ave

Walking 5th Avenue isn’t exactly climbing Kilimajaro or trekking in the Himalayas, but you’ll see lots of native New Yorkers and tourists wearing backpacks. How else are you going to carry your water bottles, snacks, and whatever souvenirs you buy? I suppose you could wear almost any backpack, but one of these travel packs would […]

Traveling with a dog in New York City

This comes froma recent kayak.com newsletter: Is your dog more city than country? New York cannot be overlooked as one of the most dog friendly cities in the world. You’ll fit right in with the locals who take their dogs everywhere including grocery stores, boutiques and cabs. Of course, their dogs are wearing doggie-sized designer […]

Angelica Kitchen organic vegan & vegetarian restaurant

Angelica Kitchen is in Manhattan at 300 East 12th St, between 1st & 2nd Ave. This restaurant is a favorite with people from all over NYC and with tourists because the food is outstanding. I’m not a vegetarian, but I let my vegan sister drag me here one time and I ordered the tempeh sandwich […]

NYC food tourism

NYC is one of the most popular US tourist destinations for food tourism. This article mentions tours of the specialty shops of Manhattan’s Chelsea Market and chocolate tours. Well if there’s one thing sports fans like to do before, during, and after games it’s eat. I don’t know if most of us go for these […]

Blue Ribbon Sushi, Sushi Seki, Sushi of Gari, Ise, Koi, Tomo

Tomo on Thompson between Bleeker and Houston is supposed to be amazing. I’ve never been there, but the line at Tomo is certainly amazing. It is popular. Many big spenders prefer Koi where you will need some money and reservations. (212) 921-3330 . The specials are usually interestingly creative. 40 W 40th St (Cross Street: […]

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