The NYC Insider covers all
of the Big Apple's top sights and museums,
and includes dozens of original photos.
From world-class attractions to the hidden
treasures often overlooked
by other guide books, The Insider has it all. Our money-saving
guide shows you how you
can enjoy the best our city has to offer
without going broke in the process -- and
tips help you cope with
some of the everyday situations you will
encounter in the city that never sleeps.
ADVENTURES IN NEW YORK CITY
The Big Apple is getting adventurous! Central Park in Manhattan and other parks in all five boroughs will host free adventrue activities this summer, including rock climbing, kayaking, hiking and outdoor survival skills. Check out the Department of Parks and Recreation web site for more details.
SEEING NEW YORK CITY ON A BUDGET
NYC offers plenty of free attractions for those who are on a budget. For
example, take a self-guided tour of Rockefeller
Center and discover the plethora of art-deco masterpieces this
19-building complex contains. Or check out the sober grandeur of Grant's
Tomb National Monument near Riverside
Church. Want more ways to watch your wallet? You'll find plenty of ideas in
our Saving a
Few Bucks section.
THE SIMPLE PLEASURES OF CENTRAL PARK
Manhattan is a fast-paced, high-energy place. But
amid this chaos lies 840 acres of tranquillity and escape, known as Central
Park. Read about one New Yorker's delight in a day at the
CHOWING DOWN IN CHINATOWN
We love one of former mayor Ed Koch's favorite restaurants, a place on Mott
Street called The Peking
Duck House. (After all, who are we to disagree with someone who once said,
"New York is not a problem. New York is a stroke of genius!"). Wo Hop, which is diagonally across the street, is a reliable choice,
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
Make plans to visit one of NYC's great museums today
-- with more than 120 museums within the New York City limits, you can be sure
that you will find something of interest, no matter what you're passionate
about. For example, if you like American history, you can learn more
about New York's "melting pot" heritage with a visit to the Ellis
Island Immigration Museum or the Lower East
Side Tenement Museum. For more ideas, see our extensive list of NYC museums.
BROADWAY TICKET BARGAINS
We love going to Broadway shows -- is there a more classic NYC date? -- but these tough economic times make paying full price next to impossible. We figured that there must be a better way. And there is! With a little
research, we found some great ways to see the hot Broadway shows at a
fraction of the regular price.
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