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  1. VegasDiva

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    I am finally going to see NYC......after years of procrastinating and making slight detours south to Vegas, I have 5 nights, upcoming in October....so VMB'ers , I need some assistance please!

    My sister's girl (my niece) will be performing on Broadway.....currently, she is in London , UK at a Theatre Arts School , as a year end project , she will be performing for 2 weeks on Londons West End, then 2 weeks in NYC , on Broadway , as part of her final marks .....

    I've booked the flight already ..... Calgary to Toronto, to LaGuardia ...... but I need a hotel
    Would like to stay in the Manhatten area , close to subway and Broadway theatres.... any suggestions? would like something clean, comfy and with a shower , in the room lol

    From LaGuardia , what kind of transport is available ...do many hotels offer shuttle service? or is taking a cab the better option?

    Any suggestions on must do and see's? I will have 4 full days there so would like to see/do lots

    Thanks in advance :)
     
  2. jugdish76

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    Can't help you on the hotel, since my only trip to NYC I stayed in my old college roommate's apartment, which was smaller than my closet at home. Sheesh!

    As for what to see, there are so many sites, and everyone has a different sense of things. But here's a few to think about:

    Statue of Liberty. Of course everyone sees it, but it is massive when you see it in person. I don't think you get a sense of its greatness in photos. I went in 2002, when the island was open but inside was closed. Inside is open now.

    McSorley's in the Bowery. This bar was a highlight of the trip. It's old and Irish, and they'll seat you at tables with complete strangers, so be prepared to talk. What's cool about it? The biggest thing is that Abe Lincoln drank there.

    The Dakota. The place where Lennon lived and was killed. A must-see for everyone, music fan or not. Get drunk first and sing Beatles songs with your friends while standing outside of it. Those living in the complex now really enjoyed when I did.

    The cemetery. I can't remember the name of the church and cemetery, but if you are near Ground Zero (now the 9-11 memorial, but it was still Ground Zero when I was there), there's a church with lots of famous people buried in its small cemetery. I remember us stumbling across it, me seeing Robert Fulton, inventor of the paddlewheel steam ship and me being impressed by that ... until I looked at the marker behind him and realized he was neighbors with Alexander Hamilton.

    The subway. I'm a lifelong Southern Californian, so public transit is always foreign to me. NYC's subway is dirty and filthy, but it is also cheap, the trains come with great frequency and, well, there was a certain novelty for me. I prefer NYC's transit to any other place I've been. They come every couple of minutes, not every 20 or so like in San Francisco or London.

    Things to skip:

    Times Square. It is crowded, nasty and smells like pee. So avoid it, unless you like things that smell like pee.

    Ellis Island. I was really hoping it would be a walk-through of America's famous immigration station. It really isn't. It's more a museum on immigration that happens to be housed in the building that once was America's famous immigration station. If that doesn't make sense, ask me to clarify and I'll try again. Basically, it isn't like you go into a room and see what it was like and learn what the room was about. It's more that each room is being used to display stuff that might or might not be relevant to that room.

    Plus-plus gypsy cabs from the airport. I was a dumb kid and got scammed at LaGuardia by an unlicensed cabbie. Basically, he quoted us a price, then later demanded tax and tip (he called it plus-plus). I'm a big dude (not fit per se, but big), but I caved in and paid the extra $10. If this happened again, I'd probably have told him to F. off. Better if you just take a licensed cab (there's a line, which is a little long if you arrive at the wrong time).

    That said, don't take my advice. Just go wherever you want. Everyone is different, and many will disagree. I'm certain there are others who loved ducking the cab line at the airport and going with a gyspy cab, walking on the island where their ancestors first set foot in America and taking in the pee smell of Times Square. More power to 'em.
     
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    The taxi's are very regulated, the old gypsy cabs are not a big deal at the airport. Don't take a limo or a cab from some guy with a sign though. Go to the official taxi cab line.

    Times Square is relatively clean, it doesn't smell like urine like it did back in the day. The endless porn theaters are gone. But there are tons of people trying to get you to go to a comedy show, I'm serious. I don't think it's a scam, but it's horribly annoying. I work in Times Square but I'm good at avoiding people selling things. There are more cops in Times Square than you could believe, in fact you don't know how many there are. Times Square is safe.

    There are a million Irish bars but McSorely's is an original. It's in the east Village not on Bowery. I don't know your age, so it may not be worth going to because there is a large college age crowd there.

    Ellis Island, as pointed out is great. Statue of Liberty is great, Ground Zero is great. The church by Ground Zero is probably Trinity Church. If you like churches go to St. Patrick's, it's beautiful. Walk along 5th Avenue. Central Park is great, we have great museums.

    Any hotel in Times Square will be centrally located. But if you are not sure about the convenience then PM me the location and I can let you know if it is centrally located. I work in Times Square and know the streets pretty well. But can't reccomend a particular hotel since I never stay there.

    Go to Brooklyn Heights and walk on the promenade, especially at dusk. The view of the city is amazing.

    My only warning is that New York is a big city. People who try to talk to you in the street want to sell you something or steal. Keep your purse safe, if you're with a man tell him not to put his wallet in his back pocket. Don't flash cash, etc.
     
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    Go on the La Guardia Airport website

    It lists all the transportation options.I always tell people to walk over to the West Side Pier areas and check out the Intrepid Air and Space Museum and consider also the around Manhattan Cruise(used to be called The Circle Line).
    Very enjoyable ,relaxing and informative way to see NYC.
    Also, in that West Side area, in the 40's theres some good affordable dining ,better the tourist traps around Times Square.
     
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    WOW, thanks for the replies :) muchly appreciated :)

    I will be with my sister and her husband , course they want to see their daughter on Broadway , too lol we are all over 50! My dad may be joining us too , he's 79 and my other sister may join us too (she lives in Ontario)
    Dad and I have never been to NYC but both my sisters have ....whilst I took my daughter to Vegas for her 21st, my sister took her twin girls to NYC for their 21st, being they are in the Theatre Arts programs


    Times Sq /Empire State Bldg/ Statue of Liberty /Ellis Island are all on the to do list ...... as well as catching a Broadway show
    I'm not a huge shopper but if I happen to stray into Sak's 5th Ave , well darn it all lol

    McSorley's sounds fun .....college age or not lol :beer:

    Thanks for the taxi tips .....will defintately get into *the Taxi line*
    The Circle Cruise optionslooks fun :) I booked marked the website

    johnvic , I may PM you as I check out hotels etc , for location and other info, ty for that offer :)
     
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    I would take a taxi or a limo from LaGuardia. Hotel rates in the fall and spring are higher than in the summer and winter. Where you stay depends on your budget per night, a colleague and his family stayed at the Doubletree Suites on Times Square and said it was great. Hotel rooms in NYC are notoriously small, you have to go outside to change your mind. :evillaugh. There is a Residence Inn at 39th and 6th that is well located, never stayed though.

    Please don't eat at Bubba Gumps in Times Square like all the other tourists, there are umpteen other dining options to choose from. The real estate in Mid Town is some of the most expensive in the US, so restaurants have to recoup this in the price of your meal. I recently walked a trade show and hit a few happy hours at a few bars on 9th ave. with drink and appetizer specials and "buck a shuck" oysters. I also like walking in Grenwich Village near the NYU campus, there are plenty of places to dine without breaking the bank. A few years ago a colleague took me to lunch in Little Italy and I believe the bill came to about $150, I can't recommend this area.

    Another thing to do is walk across Brooklyn bridge and have pizza at Grimaldi's under the bridge, right out of a coal fired oven. Or, you can go to Lombardi's, the first pizzeria in the USA. Finally, a few years ago, we rented bicycles in Central Park and rode around the entire park. After you return the bikes, you can go to Whole Foods off Columbus Circle and get stuff for a picnic lunch in the park.
     
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    The Marriott Marquis on 45th and Broadway is in the heart of Times Square and central to everything. Here is some info:

    http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g60763-d93507-Reviews-New_York_Marriott_Marquis-New_York_City_New_York.html

    I live in NYC so I have not stayed in many Manhattan hotels, but previous posters are right -they are notoriously small, and just functional - they are nothing like the deluxe rooms in Vegas. With that said you can still find nice rooms. Someone I know stayed at the Millenium Broadway and the location was great but the room was tiny.

    Here is some information on the Millenium Broadway:

    http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g60763-d93486-Reviews-Millennium_Hotel_Broadway-New_York_City_New_York.html


    Tripadvisor is a great source to look up NY hotel rooms. Definitely check out the reviews to make sure the hotel is what you are looking for (and unfortunately - as in many other cities - there have been reports of bedbugs in NYC hotels so always check the mattress before settling in the room).

    If you don't mind being away from the bustling Times Square District, the Millenium UN Plaza is a really nice hotel across town on the East Side across from the United Nations - very clean and spacious. The thing about NYC is that it is laid out in a grid formation so everything is walkable. It takes about 15 minutes to walk across 44th street to Times Square from the UN Plaza, or you can take the one stop subway shuttle (the "S" Train) from nearby Grand Central Terminal which will get you to Times Square quickly. You can cross at any corner in Manhattan (unlike Vegas with those walkways) and the entire city, if you have enough time, can be accessed on foot (or by subway if you want to get around faster).

    Here is some information about the Millenium UN Plaza:

    http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g60763-d209382-Reviews-Millennium_UN_Plaza_Hotel-New_York_City_New_York.html

    In the theater district there is a street with several really good restaurants, known as "Restaurant Row". There is an italian restaurant I love called Becco there, which is owned by Lidia Bastianich, whose son Joe co-owns all of those Vegas spots like Carnevino with Mario Batali. The prices are good and the food is fantastic. And the restaurants ask you if you are trying to make a show when you make a reservation so they can get you out in time.

    Here is Becco:
    http://becco-nyc.com/

    Carmines is another popular Times Square staple and the family size portions are HUGE - but be warned, the place is very busy and always very noisy...but the food is good.

    http://www.carminesnyc.com/

    If you are interested in seeing The Statue of Liberty, purchase your tickets as soon as possible - it is a popular attraction as you can imagine, and tickets are often sold out way in advance. Likewise with restaurants - if you have any specific restaurants in mind, like Becco, it is wise to reserve now because you can always cancel later.
     
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    Ohhhhhhhh, , I do love Italian food (I married an Italian) :evillaugh so Beccos and Carmines sound yummy, noisy or not :)

    Thanks for the TripAdvisor tips too :) I've been checking that out already
    My sister did say the rooms were small but small is ok , I just want comfy, clean and a shower :) She previously booked thru hotwire, so we are checking that out too

    TY for the tip on the Statue of Liberty , too in getting tickets early

    I don't mind the walking either, if I can hoof it down Las Vegas Blvd, I can hoof it thru Manhatten , altho no casino's to *rest n have a drink with*

    I'm rather excited actually , as NYC has been on my travel bucket list for a long while , now I truly have a reason to go :)
     
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    One of my best mini-vacations was a 2-day stay in Manhattan. I think I maximized my time better than any other trip because of: a.) the relative close proximity of attractions, b.) the use of a (either fodors or frommers) tour book, c.) my proclivity for walking, d.) the 24/7 excitement of the place, e.) the tremendous amount of cultural diversity and f.) lucking into ideal weather.
    For lodging, I was so wiped out at the end of the first day, I had no problem bunking in a reasonably-priced hostel in Harlem.
     
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    If you don't want to do the Empire State and its sometimes-long lines, Rockefeller Center is just as good. But I like the view of New Jersey at sunset from the Empire. One more thumbs up for Ellis Island - book your ferry trip in advance w/ Liberty.

    Chinatown is OK - I wouldn't go out of my way, but after a long day of walking, the cheap foot massage after a late night dinner was nice. Food just OK - if you've had Gee Gong downtown you'll know what to expect.

    If you're getting around Manhattan, expect lots of walking. First, because it's about as fast as the bus, second because there's always lots of things to see and do close by. For some reason they haven't placed slot machines every 100m in Manhattan like they do in Vegas, so I find myself walking more there. :) Great thing about walking in Manhattan - as soon as you get tired, stick out your arm and your yellow chariot will rescue you.

    Lots of shopping opportunities - much better than SouthCentre! :evillaugh If you want a tourist excursion with your shopping, FAO Schwarz (like Vegas, but bigger) and Toys R Us on Broadway both give you a leg up on Christmas shopping while being a fun place to visit. $800 duty-free on your 3 day trips now. Or if you're looking for cheap knockoffs there's an entire street worth of it. But lots of interesting places to window shop, just like Vegas.

    And if you want to see a museum of a museum, you could do worse than American Museum of Natural History. I prefer the Field in Chicago, but you're not going to Chicago. It's big - if you spend an hour at the Glenbow, plan on a day at the AMNH. Sometimes there are guest lectures in the early evening - check their schedule. For a more interactive educational experience, hit the train, then the bus, and try out Queens and its very multiethnic dining options. Here's my guide; locals can point you much better than I.

    Oh, grab a MetroCard for the subway and buses and reload it with cash as needed. Cute souvenir and very very handy instead of fishing for cash or swiping your credit card every time you hit the train or bus. I wouldn't buy a 7-day pass unless you know you'll be using the subway each day, but at $29 it's not a big expense. Just keep adding credit to your MetroCard when you need to. And yes, you will take a cab from LaGuardia to your hotel. No train, and the one bus line nearby (requiring a transfer later) isn't luggage-friendly. $30 I think - less than YYC-downtown. Just remember, it's meter + bridge toll + tip. Surcharge is added on the meter, right guys? Car service is pretty cheap but largely unnecessary unless you're looking to impress your guests.

    Don't forget to enjoy the food from a street vendor (or 10) - it's part of the experience. And last suggestion - if you have an evening free - is to go find some music. Bluenote, Carnegie Hall, some little free community center performance - there's no end of good and unique music just waiting to be found. Like Vegas, it's easy to stack two and sometimes three events into a NY evening.

    Wish I could help you w/ hotel, but the last time I stayed on Manhattan was almost 20 years ago. I'm always stuck in Jersey or way out in Queens/Nassau. Regardless of what you find, you won't be impressed by the value. :Þ
     
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    JohnVic

    JohnVic gave some great advice, and I don't want to contradict him, but I'd simply suggest that NYC isn't a dangerous town if you aren't an idiot (most of it, anyway). If you keep your wits about you, as I'm sure you do in Vegas, you'll be fine.

    It's hard for me, as a Los Angeles resident, to be scared of a big city, but if you're from somewhere small, I'm sure it can be overwhelming. That said, 99 percent of the people are good people and will look out for you. The 1 percent is probably more active in a city than elsewhere, but, well, they're few and far between.

    As for the church, JohnVic, yeah, it's Trinity.
     
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    Hey Diva,

    So I spend about 5 months a year in NYC and in fact spent the past 2 weeks there and had a little extra time so I just recently did some exploring and can tell you my experience. Although I won't have the knowledge of a local, I can give you an up-to-date perspective from an outsider and relate it to Vegas a little bit.

    First, from a Vegas perspective, you should expect to get less value, but more "culture" for your dollar.

    I got the gypsy taxi from the taxi line at LaGuardia. I saw the unlicensed guy tip "bribe" the line dude $10 when he picked me up. He charged about double the rate I had charged before. Also its difficult to get a taxi in manhattan. Once you get one to stop they often don't want to take you to your chosen destination because they are just "getting off their shift". Someone above said its highly regulated. Compared to Chicago or Vegas taxis in NYC are a horrible wild-west experience. I use a car service for everything now requiring a car. Its predictable cost and dependable.

    I've stayed in quite a few of the hotels in Times Square. I liked the Westin the best. They all seem to be the same price at that time and it wasn't cheap. The Westin room was large and fully remodeled. I suppose it was around $350/night at the time. I think its worth it for location.

    A few posters mentioned the walking. Unless I'm going to the airport, where I'll prearrange a car and I'd recommend you do the same, I am walking or taking one of the many subway options. Alexanbo in fact was in NYC last week and took a taxi from the Mandarin to his fancy dinner. He ended up hopping out of the taxi and walking to the subway to make his reservation.

    I found McSorley's to be more a college dive bar than anything else. They have light or dark beer. It's cheap. If you like that sort of thing than cool. I liked Jeremy's Ale House better for a dive bar experience. I also liked some of the walk-in pizza places around the NYU area. Again be prepared to pay slightly more than you think you should but realize these dives are a great value compared to the tourists getting gouged for the crap Bubba Gumps, Olive Garden, and Red Lobster in Times Square. Alexanbo and I drunkenly stumbled into this pizza place and the chick forced an extra piece we hadn't ordered on us and of course we were charged. I'd say they are aggressive sales people, but I've found New Yorkers surprisngly polite and nice people.

    funny i saved this so i wouldn't lose it, typed another 2 pages worth and lost it all. f that.

    I'll quickly summarize what I lost:

    i would make a day of central park and the museums on the NE perimeter. I would eat street food. Be preapred to walk a ton. might want a rascal for the old timers.

    I would maybe make another day of lower manhattan. maybe view the WTC memorial and grab lunch at the World trade Shake Shack (the one in Times Square has a huge line)....if you like an in-n-out, 5 guys type experience. then you could take the statten island ferry for a cheap view of the statue of liberty and boat ride through the harbor. after the boat ride you could walk over the brooklyn bridge and hit up the pizza at Grimaldis.

    I enjoyed a day at Yankees game last Friday (a nice football game 14-7 victory by my White Sox, lol) followed by stumbling around some bars and pizza joints in the times square region.

    Overall I'd say be prepared to walk, be prepared mentally for a couple hard sells and gouges. Make sure you have at least enough cash for the subways.

    I think if you go in with the right attitude you will love it. I think NYC is one of the coolest places ever to visit.
     
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    Thanks everyone for the info

    My sisters told me the hotel rooms are gonna be small and not so swanky but I'm ok with that .... I won't be spending lots of time in the room :evillaugh

    Bruinfan1- Yes, I live in Calgary so thanks for the comparisons with the shopping and the MOMA /Glenbow Thanks for the link to dining in Queens too :)

    chef- Thanks for the tips , I am going to our AAA or CAA as its called in Canada and get a guide to NYC for Hotels etc

    BeeJay- Thanks for your perspective as a semi-resident of NYC lol Who knows maybe I'll meet you there at the Red Lobster! I'll be there in October , over the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend

    JohnVic , jugdish , jersey guy , hammie , jr7110 ~~ Thanks to all of you , too The information provided has been most helpful

    :beer::kiss: to you all :)

    I'm looking forward to this trip (kinda the same excitement I feel with a Vegas trip )
     
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    Have two restaurant recommends near midtown tourist

    and theater district. Mrs. JG goes to plays and Miss JG works in City.
    Pietrasanta cor. of 9th. and 47st. (Italian)
    Pig N Whistle 165 w. 47st. (Irish pub,reasonable ,good happy hr.)
    Plenty of good places in this area ,like eveyone says avoid touristy places in Times Square.
     
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    Do not EVER get into a car at the airport unless it is a legitimate NYC taxi. There are unlicensed drivers who try to pick up fares at airports (they will approach you and say "Taxi? Taxi?" and then try and steer you toward the car or van, but tell them no - unless it is a licensed NYC cab, you do not want to do it. They charge an outrageous amount, and it is exactly like a hitchhiker getting into a stranger's car on the side of the road. No one will know you are in that car. The taxi stand workers will hand you a slip of paper before you get in with the taxi's information and the NYC taxi commission info on it so you have everything you need if there is cause for complaint) There is a taxi stand at the airport and yes, at times the line can be long, but it is regulated and there is a flat rate plus tolls charged for transportation from JFK and LaGuardia to Manhattan.

    I do not bother with the taxi line. I use a private car service to go to and from the NYC area airports because it is so much easier to have a car waiting the second I need it and just get home after a long trip. Also, Manhattan is not as close to LaGuardia airport as Las Vegas is to McCarron - the ride will be about 20-25 minutes or so with moderate traffic, longer if the traffic is heavy. Here is some information about getting to and from LaGuardia airport to Manhattan:

    http://www.flyerguide.com/wiki/index.php/NYC_Airports_to_Manhattan_Transportation_FAQ

    There are shuttle buses to and from the airports which are significantly cheaper but they only stop at certain areas in Manhattan and depending on when you are arriving, they might not be running.
     
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    I'll offer a different take on a car service. First, I use them. Often if I'm headed to Long Island. Sometimes in Jersey. But never to Manhattan. Despite the numerous complaints, NYC licensed cabs offer a good service very very often. Not 100% of the time. But far far more often than not, in my experience. I'm even looking forward to the new cabs next year. Given the tens of millions of fares each year, there have to be some complaints....

    A decent car service is almost double the price of a cab. If you choose a limo in Vegas, of course go ahead and grab a car service in NY. But if you choose a cab in Vegas, your experience in NY should be as good and typically better than Vegas. The one exception for the OP is if you're arriving with four or five people (or a ton of luggage). If so, getting a taxi van from the queue may take some time I've observed. A car service allows you to specify what you want. That's generally true for any large airport - 4+ adults = reservation.

    As for being denied while hailing on Manhattan, I think it's happened to me once. Annoying, but far from a show-stopper. Another available cab will be passing shortly if it's not midnight or you're off on a side street. There are things you should know about NY cabs so you aren't taken by surprise, but the typical visitor will find all of their cab trips acceptable...when it's not raining. Once the rain starts, all bets are off. :cry:

    Of course everyone has different expectations, and even one bad experience can be one too many. To each their own - just offering my experience.

    A shuttle in NY makes no sense if there's two or more in your party. The cheap shuttles ($10 still?) don't stop at your hotel - or any hotel. They stop at a train station or bus station. SuperShuttle wanted $17/pp last time I checked. There are no free shuttles to Manhattan.
     
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    I agree about the experience of NY cab drivers and saving the money versus a car service. The only bad thing about a taxi from the airport is the lines can be quite long. The thing that finally did it for me was waiting in humid heat for 45 minutes one time until I finally got to the front of the taxi line - that is longer than it takes me to get to my front door. From that day on, I vowed to have a car waiting for me. But many people do not mind the taxi line and it is not always so long. Like anything else, it depends on time of day, how many flights are arriving etc. It is a cheaper and easy ride with no worry of tunneling or any of the usual Vegas ripoffs.

    As for the shuttles, they do go to Grand Central Terminal, Port Authority and Penn Station, so if someone's hotel is very close to those stops, it might be fine but I am not a fan of shuttles here in my native NYC or in Vegas for that matter....I just included them as an option lol.
     
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    Thanks JR - the lineup is as much an issue in NY as in Vegas I guess. Hasn't been my experience at JFK, or the couple of times I grabbed a cab in Newark. But haven't been inside LGA for 16 years, and have no desire to do so. :)

    What's a bad time to be waiting for a cab @ LaGuardia, if you know? 3PM-6PM Mon-Thu like Midtown, or "it depends"? Might allow our OP to make an informed decision based upon their itinerary.
     
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    NYC is boiling, toasting now. I mean it's baked apple here man.
    You sure you want to come to NYC in the Summer? Ye, it's your niece on broadway, but still, I'd suggest Sept20-Nov10. Much cooler, fall foliage in Central Park, rates cheaper, less tourists, etc.

    I just got home from Coney Island for July4th. oh man what a mad house. Like 14 lost kids, mothers crying at lost kids station, no food, no water, long lines for toilets, no shade, and people be kicked out of water at 6pm.

    Forget the tourist traps; you've seen it all on TV. Oh, and the Intrepid ship, well hello it's like 90(F) now so the metal is real hot, and long lines.
     
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    Luckily for you, here are my Trip reports from my vacations in Manhattan.

    First, Mother's Day Weekend 2008.

    Then, Independence Day 2010.
     
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