NYC

Planning an Educational New York City Group Tour

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By population, New York City is the biggest city in the United States. It has a very rich culture of people from different parts of the world, historic and iconic places, a very vibrant arts culture, and many more. New York City is an amazing place to visit. It has all kinds of amazing food, small villages, beautiful boroughs, and great educational institutions. It is easy to navigate and it also has an amazing nightlife. New York City has fun activities for everyone.

Six Things To Do At The South Street Seaport After Dark

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For New Yorkers, there is nothing like the South Street Seaport after dark. This after hours hot spot is a favorite among locals as well as curious tourists. Though the seaport has great attractions that are frequented all day, the fun doesn't stop when the sun goes down. 

Where to Find Free Summer Movies in New York

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Movies, can be a very expensive addition to your vacation but, luckily, there are many opportunities to see free ones--in in some of the most well-known New York City locations. 

Where to Find Free Summer Movies in New York
Photo: Socrates Sculpture Park, adapted by Wandering Educators

New York City’s Pop-Up Dining Scene Broadway Bites

by Culinary Spelunker / Oct 23, 2017 /
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Japanese okonomiyaki. Arepas. Turkish street food. Bento boxes. Just-fried empanadas. Taiwanese-style bao. Paella. Trying to decide what to eat at Broadway Bites is a mouth-watering challenge.
 

Wedged between Broadway and 6th Avenue in Greeley Square, not far from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, Broadway Bites bills itself as a pop-up eatery. The collection of creative eats includes influences from across the world.
 

3 Unusual Things to do in Central Park

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When you think New York City, what comes to mind first? Central Park, of course (or, if you’re our daughter, Central Perk, and THEN Central Park). 

3 Unusual Things to do in Central Park

One of our national treasures, Central Park was our nation’s first public park – and has remained free since its creation.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: New York City, New York

by Stacey Ebert / Jul 05, 2016 /
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My Dad works in New York City and I grew up a 45-minute train ride away from Manhattan. For me and countless others in the metropolitan area, those famous five boroughs are ‘the city.’ Manhattan has a pulse all its own. Millions call this place home and even more travel in and out daily, weekly, monthly, and of course, to visit. Thousands show up ready to move in and make a new start, embrace a new journey, try their hands at something new, or break into a new world.

My 5 Favorite Green Spaces in New York City

by Anevay Darlington / Dec 02, 2014 /

NYC is called many things: the city of lights, dreams, the cultural capital of the world. However, I’ve never heard it being called the city of gardens, nature, or greenery.

Top 8 Food Spots in NYC, Williamsburg

by Anevay Darlington / May 28, 2014 /

I lived in Williamsburg, in Brooklyn, for 9 years of my life, and the hardest part about moving out of the neighborhood was missing the food. Each of these restaurants hold a special place in my heart, as I grew up in each one in some capacity.

How to Survive New York City

by Anevay Darlington / Jan 06, 2014 /

New York City is the city of dreams, lights, and busyness. People who live in the city aren’t known to be particularly nice to tourists – it’s just a fact. Here are some ways tips to surviving NYC - and making your trip enjoyable.

 

Wall Street’s Unexpected and Ancient Church

by Anevay Darlington / Dec 09, 2013 /

NYC… home to so many people.

New York City

NYC… my home, and to others, the place of skyscrapers, Broadway shows, and lights. Don’t get me wrong, NYC has lots of lights and tall buildings, but it’s more than that for me. It’s home, always has been… if you don’t count the first year or two of my life in Wisconsin. In NYC (well, really, everywhere), history is all around you - you just have to be interested enough to learn about it.