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This critically acclaimed concert hall hosts a diverse lineup of the world's greatest performers, entertainers, and artists - from the Dave Brubeck Quartet to Mark Knopfler, Bill Maher to Don Rickles, the Orchestre National de France to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

One Center Street
Newark, NJ 7102
Phone: 973-642-8989

Housed at Rutgers University, this is the largest archive of jazz and jazz-related materials in the world. Visitors will find a spectacular collection of music, photos, instruments, and memorabilia, including Billie Holiday's comb and an original manuscript by Fats Waller.

185 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 975-353-5595

Few places in the country offer the diversity of galleries and activities you'll find at the Newark Museum. The list includes a sculpture garden, a planetarium, a mini zoo, and the largest collection of Tibetan art in the Western Hemisphere.

49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-596-6550

Home to a farmers' market, boating derbies, and a famed cherry blossom festival, Branch Brook Park joined the National Register of Historic Places as America's first county park. Don't miss the roller rink for classic Jersey fun.

115 Clifton Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: 973-268-2300

The Newark Bears are a professional baseball team and members of the Freedom Division of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Founded in 1998, the club plays at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.

Phone: 973-848-1000

Step back in time and take a guided tour through eight fully furnished period rooms and a beautiful garden. The eighth oldest building in Manhattan - constructed in 1799 as a carriage house and converted into a hotel in 1826. The Museum transports the visitor back to the Mount Vernon Hotel, a country escape for New Yorkers living in the crowded city at the southern tip of Manhattan.

421 East 61st Street
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-838-6878

Art lovers can find every kind of artwork imaginable in the vast depths of the Met's carefully curated collection with works dating as far back as the Stone Age. Don't try to see everything in one day, but pick a few exhibitions and be sure to include the awe-inspiring Egyptian art collection.

1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Phone: 212-535-7710

Madison Square Garden, known colloquially simply as The Garden, is the world's most famous arena. It is located in Manhattan on Seventh Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets, and is home to the New York Rangers of the NHL, the New York Knicks of the NBA, and the New York Liberty of the WNBA, as well as concerts, circuses, comedy, and much more.

Four Pennsylvania Plaza
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-465-6741

The country's most well-known city park stretches across 843 acres, but it's not just a chunk of empty green space. Central Park features numerous attractions on its grounds including Central Park Carousel, Central Park Wildlife Center, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Wollman Rink and more! Central Park is perfect for days upon days of active fun.

Between Central Park South, Central Park West, West 110th Street and Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-484-1200

The Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark Art Deco skyscraper in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. Its name is derived from the nickname for New York, The Empire State. It stood as the world's tallest building for more than 40 years, from its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center's North Tower was completed in 1972. Following the destruction of the World Trade Center in 2001, the Empire State Building again became the tallest building in New York City.

350 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10118
Phone: 212-736-3100

Carnegie Hall's mission is to present extraordinary music and musicians on the three stages of this legendary hall, to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience and to provide visionary education programs that foster the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists, and audiences.

881 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

Discover the beauty and awesome power of Niagara Falls on a day trip from New York. You'll fly to Upstate New York, tour the falls on both the US and Canadian sides (don't forget your passport!), see all the sights, including a ride on the historic "Maid of the Mist" boat or the Journey Behind the Falls. And at the end of an amazing day you'll take an evening flight back to New York.

Take the most comprehensive 5.5-hour guided tour to New York City there is! The New York in One Day Sightseeing Tour is a perfect introduction to the Big Apple for first-time visitors, covering all the major sites and led by experienced, friendly, enthusiastic guides. Special Offer - Save 20% when booking the 3:00pm tour and 10% on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays on the 10:00am tour - BOOK NOW!

Tour New York City your own way with the flexible New York Pass. Enjoy free entry to more than 40 New York attractions, as well as discounts at top restaurants and retailers. Special Offer - Book and travel by September 30, 2009 and the price displayed will include a discount of 10% off the recommended retail price - BOOK NOW!

Take to the Manhattan skies for an exciting helicopter tour of New York City. Your flight takes you over Ground Zero and past the Statue of Liberty, and offers magnificent views of the Brooklyn Bridge and Yankee Stadium.

Get the New York CityPass, the best deal in the Big Apple. Your New York CityPass saves you time and money as you skip long ticket queues for entry to six of New York's premier attractions.

Explore beyond the Big Apple with a full-day tour to Washington DC from New York City. You'll capture the spirit of "the home of the brave and land of the free" as you visit the monuments and memorials of Washington DC.

See New York's famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 11 to 15-minute helicopter tour. You'll come face-to-face with the Statue of Liberty, the silver Art Deco brilliance of the Chrysler Building, and the sprawling green expanse of Central Park.

Everything you need to see New York with freedom and independence! Includes a ticket on the Ellis Island ferry (Statue of Liberty), and either Top of the Rock Observation Deck or the Empire State Building.

Create you own sightseeing itinerary with the New York City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour! A hop-on-hop-off bus tour is the ideal way to explore every corner of the Big Apple and, with lively tour guides to keep you entertained and informed, you are sure to learn facts old and new about the city that never sleeps! Choose the Downtown Loop for a 24-hour ticket covering Lower Manhattan or upgrade to the 48-or-72-hour All Loops tickets that include Harlem, Brooklyn and the Night Tour to really make the most of your time in New York City! For even more value, opt for the Freestyle New York Package and benefit from a 72-hour All Loops ticket plus 3 additional options including cruises, attractions, meals and museums including the Empire State Building, UN Building and Guggenheim Museum. Special Offer! - Upgrade from the 24-hour ticket to the 48-hour ticket and save a minimum of 38%; upgrade to the 72-hour ticket or New York Freestyle Package and save almost 60%! The longer the ticket duration, the more you will save - plus you benefit from four loops for the price of one. BOOK NOW! - Book Now!

Grab your friends or that special someone and get ready for 3 hours of real New York fun! This New York dinner cruise includes live entertainment, an amazing DJ and breathtaking views of the New York skyline. Don't wait - add this dinner cruise to your New York itinerary today!

Design your own itinerary and explore the streets of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Harlem on a hop-on hop-off double-decker bus tour. In summer the top deck is open and in winter clear screens allow for unobstructed views of New York. Tickets are valid for 48 hours, allowing you to set your own pace and see as much or as little as you like. There are over 40 stops around the city.

This New York package includes a 72-hour ticket on the New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour, ticket on a harbor cruise, ticket to Top of the Rock Observation Deck and a Woodbury Common Shopping Tour - everything you need to see New York!

New York City isn't called the "Big Apple" for nothing!!! This very popular tour provides awe inspiring views of the Big Apple's most iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building.

The New York Dinner Cruise offers a luxurious night out in New York City! Enjoy delicious gourmet food while you dance and take in the Big Apple's sights and sounds. This cruise offers a choice of superbly prepared, locally-produced dinners to enjoy as you cruise the Hudson River and see Manhattan by night! Enjoy spectacular views of New York's breathtaking skyline as you wine and dine the night away. Special Offer - Seeking an upgraded dining cruise experience? Opt for the Gold Preferred Package and enjoy an OPEN BAR of top-shelf drinks. This offer is available EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE - you won't find this package on sale locally in New York City! - Book Now!

The Georgetown University men's basketball team, which, like all sports teams at Georgetown University, is named the Georgetown Hoyas, is a basketball program in the NCAA Division I Big East Conference. Georgetown's first intercollegiate men's basketball team was formed in 1907. John Thompson III, son of the accomplished former coach John Thompson, is the current head coach.

Phone: 212-465-6741

Just minutes from Newark in Jersey City, this 1,212-acre park offers picnicking, fishing, crabbing, boating, stunning views of Manhattan, and ferry service to the Statue of Liberty. It also hosts the Liberty Science Center, a marina, a restaurant, and nature trails.

1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Phone: 201-915-3440

One of the American League's eight charter franchises, the Yankees have been Major League Baseball's most storied team, winning 26 World Series titles in 39 appearances. Their 26 titles makes them the most successful franchise in North American pro sports history. Don't miss the chance to take in a Yankees game or tour the storied stadium in the Bronx.

161st Street
Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: 718-293-4300

Food & Drink In New York/Newark

Breathing new life into a hundred year old brownstone in the West Village, Bobo hums with the excited din of a dinner party. Bobo is a clubhouse for spirited grown-ups to enjoy soulful bistro food in a fantasy apartment setting that marries European elegance and romance with New York's downtown energy.

181 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212-488-2626

La Grenouille opened its doors on December 19th, 1962 on a quiet night in the midst of a snowstorm. From the first day there were flowers, just a few roses here and there, but few as they were, this was to be the birth of a tradition. La Grenouille serves classic French cuisine and spontaneous creations in a glowing setting that many consider home.

3 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-752-1495

Through an unmarked door, up an elevator, through an undistinguished hallway and then past one more unmarked door, a hidden 1920's throwback New Orleans style speakeasy opens up. The space's rich leathers, black and white marble, antique tin ceiling and plush seats offers a sexy, intimate and classy backdrop to Chef Guiseppe Fanelli's classic southern Italian cooking and steakhouse favorites.

128 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-243-8183

Daniel Boulud's namesake restaurant features contemporary, seasonal French cuisine in a setting that combines striking neoclassical architecture with elegant modern furnishings. The sophisticated bar and lounge are a welcoming spot for before and after dinner drinks.

60 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
Phone: 212-288-0033

Le Bernardin, Zagat's top pick for 2007, and awarded the Michelin Guide's coveted 3-stars as well as The New York Times' highest rating of 4-stars, has maintained its status of excellence for 20 years and its international acclaim as one of the world's top seafood restaurants. Owner/Chef Eric Ripert continues to set unsurpassed standards with his piscatorial paradise and partner Maguy Le Coze's seamless and unparalleled service. *When making your reservation, please indicate in the Special Requests box if you will be attending THEATER so that we may accommodate you appropriately.

155 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-554-1515

Eleven Madison Park is located in a landmark art deco building with soaring 35-foot ceilings and a view of Madison Square Park. They offer an intimate bar featuring 35 wines by the glass as well as seasonal classic and proprietary cocktails. The second floor private dining rooms also feature views of Madison Square Park.

11 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212-889-0905

One of America's most popular restaurants, Danny Meyer's Union Square Cafe, serves robustly flavored, seasonal American cuisine in a relaxed setting of casual elegance. They offer a full lunch and dinner menu with daily specials in the dining room and the bar. Union Square Cafe is famous for welcoming guests with excellent value and warm hospitality.

21 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-243-4020

Legendary restaurateur Artie Cutler's last project was to build a great 1930s New York Jewish delicatessen. Overflowing with hanging salamis, house cured corned beef, pastrami made from a secret recipe and other traditional deli meats, it is a nosher's wonderland.

2290 Broadway
New York, NY 10024
Phone: 212-579-5959

Keens Steakhouse, a classic New York chophouse, was already famous for its steaks and chops at the turn of the century. Founded in 1885, Keens has 90,000 clay pipes that line the ceilings - pipes once smoked by customers after dinner. Today Keens legendary mutton chops and dry aged prime steaks are still without equal in the city.

72 West 36th Street
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-947-3636

Petaluma has been an Upper East Side institution for over 20 years. Anchored by its custom built wood burning pizza ovens and grills, Petaluma serves authentic Italian cuisine with a focus on classic, seasonal fare.

1356 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-772-8800

Per Se, the much-anticipated restaurant from renowned chef Thomas Keller, debuted in February 2004 in the Time Warner Center complex at Columbus Circle. With striking views of Columbus Circle and Central Park, the dining room is a rare blend of open space and easy intimacy, discreet drama and understated luxury. Offering a 64-seat dining room, a 10-seat private dining room, a lounge, a bar and wine cellar, all presented in a palette of warm neutrals and natural elements, Per Se will refine and redefine the dining experience.

10 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-823-9335

The surreal atmosphere of this awe-inspiring restaurant in the Meatpacking district of Manhattan combines the serenity of Asia with the flamboyance of 16th century Paris. The menu features fanciful interpretations of Chinese dishes and delights even the most discriminating palates.

75 9th Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-989-6699

Osteria Morini - New York is a authentic rustic Italian restaurant by acclaimed and award winning Chef Michael White and the Altamarea Group. In Italian, "osteria" means a place where the owner "hosts" guests, and at Osteria Morini - New York Chef White continues this tradition of hospitality, transforming his first downtown restaurant into an authentic, old-world osteria with soulful food from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy.

218 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 212-965-8777

Looking for an assortment of Belgian style moules frites, accompanied by an impressive beer list? Try B.Cafe. This cozy beer lovers' paradise fulfills your cravings for good homemade Belgian food, as well as artisan and trappiste beer in a rustic setting. And no trip to B.Cafe would be complete without a sweet plunge into some of our homemade waffles or melting Belgian chocolate cake.

240 East 75th Street
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-249-3300

The Dutch is an American restaurant, bar and oyster room inspired by local cafes, country inns, corner taverns, neighborhood bistros, seaside shacks, roadside joints and the same mix of cultural influences that make New York City great. Award-winning Chef Andrew Carmellini's roots-inspired American menu features fresh fish and shellfish, choice meats, local produce and the best of what's around.

131 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 212-677-6200

One of America's most popular restaurants, Gramercy Tavern serves inventive American cuisine from Chef Michael Anthony in a rustic yet elegant setting. Gramercy Tavern's superb staff will envelop you with warm hospitality and delight you with an extraordinary selection of wines.

42 East 20th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-477-0777

Cavo is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Executive Chef, Richard Farnabe. Chef Farnabe is an award winning chef with experience working under Daniel Boulud and Jean-George Vongerichten, among others. Chef Armand of Dish du Jour Magazine wrote, "Cavo is without a doubt, an extravagantly designed beauty of a restaurants at Cavo you can wine and dine the night away in the true traditions of a Mediterranean vacation and lifestyle."

42-18 31st Avenue
Astoria, NY 11103
Phone: 718-721-1001

The Brooklyn location is the original Peter Luger Steakhouse. Since 1887, they have been serving the discerning steak connoisseur. The restaurant features a fully-stocked bar. Don't expect any micro brews or trendy drinks, this is a true, classical gentleman's bar. Timeless wood furnishings fill out the natural ambience and charm.

178 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 718-387-7400

Vetro is guaranteed to change the landscape of fine dining. From exquisite cuisine, expansive wine cellar, private roof top cocktail lounge and exemplary service. Vetro expands Russo's fine culinary tradition into an elegant restaurant completely distinct for your private occasion. Restaurant, Dine in wine cellar, special occasions.

164-49 Cross Bay Boulevard
Howard Beach, NY 11414
Phone: 718-843-8387

Newly renovated the Water's Edge entire back facade is comprised of glass. They offer spectacular panoramic views of New York City, world-class decor and renowned cuisine. They also provide complimentary transportation from 23rd Street & The East River (Skyport Marina). Please call for Ferry Schedule.

401 44th Drive
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: 718-482-0033

Located directly on the shore of the East River at the Avalon in Long Island City, Riverview Restaurant commands the most spectacular views of New York City's skyline. Directly facing the United Nation with Citicorp Center, Trumps International Hotel and the Queensboro Bridge to the north and the Chrysler and Empire State Building to the south, Riverview is unmistakably, "A Room with a View".

2-01 50th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: 718-392-5000

London Lennie's is a casual American Fish House, serving the finest in a wide variety of seasonal fish & seafood. Their fish is purchased daily at the New Fulton Fish Market so the menu changes daily based on market supplies.

63-88 Woodhaven Boulevard
Rego Park, NY 11374
Phone: 718-894-8084

Nightlife In New York/Newark

Sister to clubbing hotspot Ibiza, Pacha features four floors of sizzling music, each with its own flavor. Like Ibiza, this mega-club can get a little wild.

618 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-209-7500

Where else can you enter a bar through a telephone booth? The secret is out at "Please Don't Tell", a speakeasy with cocktails and a small-but-delicious menu.

113 Saint Marks Place
New York, NY 10009
Phone: 212-614-0386

This classic tavern features the original mahogany bar and dumbwaiters from the early 1900s. History buffs should check out the bar's vintage urinals, but everyone should order the award-winning hamburgers.

45 East 18th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-529-6732

The building's dubious massage parlor history gives Happy Ending somewhat of an irreverent vibe, but the two-floor lounge and club embraces its laid-back sex appeal.

302 Broome Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212-334-9676

On the Upper West Side, Prohibition is one of those places that offers the works - friendly (and attractive) staff, hip decor and live music.

503 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10024
Phone: 212-579-3100

Experience the excitement and glamor of New York City in this exclusive nightlife tour where you skip the lines and go behind the velvet rope into New York City's hottest nightlife spots. Join our guided tour and dance the night away.

Shopping In New York/Newark

You'll find the epitome of New York shopping in SoHo, where retail stores line up like dominos in the 25-block area. Head to the most concentrated shopping areas between Lafayette and Broadway.

Between West Houston Street, Lafayette Street, Canal Street and West Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-484-1200

Just east of SoHo and "north of Little Italy," NoLita is less touristy but not less trendy, featuring smart shoes, sexy jeans and urban edginess.

Between East Houston Street, Bowery, Broome Street and Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-484-1200

This iconic strip might as well be the yellow brick road. Tiffany & Co., Prada, Fendi, Versace and others shine like treasure chests (use credit cards to open).

Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-484-1200

Neon lights, jumbo screens and lots of tourists might initially seem daunting, however this is where New York City's energy erupts. Think pop-culture megaplex. Forever 21, Hershey's and Toys "R" Us all convene here. Besides, where else can you stand on the sidewalk and watch MTV tape a live show?

Between West 43rd Street, Broadway, West 41st Street and Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-484-1200

Join us for a small-group tour of the art galleries in Chelsea in the company of a knowledgeable art critic. Get a broad overview of the galleries, visiting some of the area's pioneers, and some of the young art dealers' new and exciting programs.