Activities in New York City

"You Can't Take It With You" on Broadway Starring James Earl Jones, January 29–February 8 (Up to 32% Off)

"You Can't Take It With You"

Longacre Theatre

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James Earl Jones is the snake-collecting patriarch of a devil-may-care family in this Pulitzer Prize-winning farce also starring Rose Byrne

$87.50 $70

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American Symphony Orchestra's "Mona Lisa" at Carnegie Hall on Friday, February 20, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

American Symphony Orchestra

Carnegie Hall

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Schillings’ dramatic opera reveals the fictional backstory for Mona Lisa’s smile, one that involves a love triangle and a string of pearls

$32.25 $16

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"Drunk Shakespeare" at The Lounge, January 28–February 19 (Up to 52% Off)

"Drunk Shakespeare"

The Lounge

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The show that TimeOut New York calls a “live-action Drunk History” always starts the same way: one cast member downs shots of whiskey

$58 $29

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"Radio City Christmas Spectacular" Starring the Rockettes (Up to 50% Off). Showtimes Available, Dec. 4–24

Rockettes

Midtown Manhattan

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World-famous high-kicking dance troupe premieres a new set piece amid timeless holiday showstoppers

$93.20 $47

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New York Mets One-Day Presale on 2015 Home Games. Starting at $11.

NY Mets

Citi Field

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Nab tickets to any home game before the Mets charge into a 2015 season packed with exciting matchups and promotions

$11

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Learn How Harry Potter and History Collide at the Met

90-Minute Harry Potter Themed Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museum educator Emily Turner uses the Met’s exhibits to illuminate the ways in which Harry Potter draws on history and mythology

$40

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Space Shuttle Pavilion Visit with Optional Tour or Membership –Up to 45% Off

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Pier 86, NYC

Museum features the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets, and a missile submarine

$31 $20

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"The Fantasticks" at Snapple Theater Center Through March 31 (Up to 56% Off)

"The Fantasticks"

Snapple Theater

The world’s longest-running musical tells a story of young love, feuding families, and a mysterious man

$83.50 $37

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One-, Two-, or Three-Day Green Festival Visit for One, Two, or Four from Green Festivals Inc (Up to 53% Off)

Green Festivals Inc

Javits Convention Center

Browse 250+ eco-friendly businesses and explore a weekend of cooking demos, kids’ activities, inspirational speakers, and live music

$15 $7

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One- or Two-Hour Central Park Walking Tour from Gotham City Tours (Up to 51% Off)

Gotham City Tours

New York City

Guides lead their groups to more than a dozen notable locations around Central Park, including off the beaten path spots

$50 $25

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One-Day Uptown, Downtown, and Nighttime Double-Decker Bus Ticket from Open Loop New York (Up to 75% Off)

Open Loop

New York

Hop on and off continuously running tour buses at stops like the Empire State Building, Times Square, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art

$39 $15

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Two-Hour or All-Day Rental of One or Two Bikes from Central Park Bike Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Central Park Bike Tours

Clinton

Men's, women's, and children's trek bikes picked up at the south end of Central Park

$20 $9

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Four Kids' Soccer Classes for One or Two Kids at Soc Roc (Up to 56% Off)

Soc Roc

Multiple Locations

Former Baltimore Blast player teaches the fundamentals of soccer and sportsmanship to kids

$140 $63

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Guided Hiking Day Trip or Overnight Camping Trip from Wilderness Rocks (Up to 54% Off)

Wilderness Rocks

Pick-up Location

Guides lead guests through snow-covered trails in New York’s wilderness during day and overnight excursions

$129 $59

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One-Year Membership to El Museo del Barrio New York (50% Off). Two Options Available.

El Museo del Barrio New York

Manhattan

One year of admission and invitations to exhibition openings at a museum with 6,500 pieces of Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean art

$50 $25

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Three-Hour Kids' Ballet Party with 6 or 12 Dancers from Pink Pig Ballet (50% Off)

Pink Pig Ballet

New York

Professional dancers interact with kids and teach them ballet basics during a three-hour birthday party or special event

$500 $250

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Visit for One, Two, or Four to The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center (Up to 53% Off)

The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center

Dr. Betty Shabazz Way

At the site of Malcolm X’s assassination, his activism is preserved and visitors are educated about the struggle for African American rights

$10 $5

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Individual, Family, or Supporter Membership to The Studio Museum in Harlem (Up to 65% Off)

Studio Museum

Harlem

Dedicated to developing artists of African descent, the Museum celebrates contemporary art and Harlem’s rich cultural history

$50 $23

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Historical Times Square Tour for One, Two, or Four from Manhattan Walking Tour (Up to 31% Off)

Manhattan Walking Tour

Midtown

Knowledgeable tour guides lead hourlong jaunts through Times Square, sharing historical tidbits and fun facts along the way

$35 $25

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The Affordable Art Fair nearly manages to fit the entire world of contemporary art into a sprawling?yet walkable?space. There will be 50 local and international artists represented in galleries full of sculptures, paintings, photographs, and other media, in every imaginable style. In fact, there are only three big requirements for the fair: every artist represented must be living, all work must be original, and everything must be priced below $10,000.

Visitors shouldn't be intimidated by that top price tag, though. Fair founder Will Ramsay and his team want to make art accessible to as many people as possible, so they amass pieces priced as low as $100. They also encourage art newbies and experts alike to attend and explore the works of established artists, emerging artists, and recent art graduates. Kids and adults might even uncover their own hidden talents during onsite art workshops.

Visitors' Tips * Bring paper and a pen, pencil, or fine-tipped paintbrush in order to note down favorite pieces as you wander. * Ask the exhibiting artists questions about their works?you'll have a story to share later if you buy a piece. * Check out the programming to see what free panels and tours to join. * Check out this video primer for more details on what to expect.

125 West 18th Street
New York,
NY
US

The Affordable Art Fair nearly manages to fit the entire world of contemporary art into a sprawling?yet walkable?space. There will be 50 local and international artists represented in galleries full of sculptures, paintings, photographs, and other media, in every imaginable style. In fact, there are only three big requirements for the fair: every artist represented must be living, all work must be original, and everything must be priced below $10,000.

Visitors shouldn't be intimidated by that top price tag, though. Fair founder Will Ramsay and his team want to make art accessible to as many people as possible, so they amass pieces priced as low as $100. They also encourage art newbies and experts alike to attend and explore the works of established artists, emerging artists, and recent art graduates. Kids and adults might even uncover their own hidden talents during onsite art workshops.

Visitors' Tips * Bring paper and a pen, pencil, or fine-tipped paintbrush in order to note down favorite pieces as you wander. * Ask the exhibiting artists questions about their works?you'll have a story to share later if you buy a piece. * Check out the programming to see what free panels and tours to join. * Check out this video primer for more details on what to expect.

7 West 34th Street
New York,
NY
US

Runny tofu. Limp lettuce. Bland steamed vegetables. That's how a lot of people view vegan food, and The Seed: A Vegan Experience's founder Harvey Fung was no exception. But that opinion changed in 2011. That's when the avid muay thai practitioner and owner of 82Mercer saw the documentary Forks Over Knives, which set him on his path to veganism and led him to discover that vegan cuisine can be hearty, satisfying, and, most importantly for a foodie like him, decadent and delicious. In fact, it's not unusual for him to have a slice or two of moist chocolate layer cake that leaves him "sated and happy" and able to walk past traditional patisseries without licking the window.

After realizing that his discovery couldn't be kept to himself, Fung decided to share his love of vegan fare with The Seed: A Vegan Experience, an endeavor to reach out to vegans, omnivores who really like tempeh, and vegetable skeptics all at once with inspiring talks, cooking lessons, and samples from NYC restaurants and earth-friendly vendors. The proceeds from the event will benefit two nonprofit organizations: The New York Coalition for Healthy School Fund, an organization that works to improve the health of New York's students statewide, and Mercy for Animals, a national organization dedicated to preventing animal cruelty.

82 Mercer Street, 2nd Floor
New York,
NY
US

There are many ways to look at a city. One can get a view of it while walking down its avenues, flying through its airspace, or gazing from afar at its distinctive skyline, an unmistakable fingerprint. The curators of The Skyscraper Museum, however, view New York through its history, exploring the personalities that shaped the skyline along with the stories of the buildings themselves. Their exhibits delve deep into these stories, examining, for instance, the economic circumstances and technological advances which allowed the Woolworth Building—sometimes called the "Cathedral of Commerce"—to sprout from New York's fertile pavement.

Even the very bones of the museum support its subject, with displays set into stacked cases that rise from floor to ceiling. The stainless steel ceiling and floor extend the verticality, making guests feel as if they're striding through the skyline of a city as giants, caught between the perspective of man and skyscraper. The narrow passageways of the museum feature long strips of lighting, the stacked panels along the walls and streaks of light creating the sensation of driving down a bustling boulevard at night.

39 Battery Pl
New York,
NY
US

When Lesley Powell founded Movements Afoot, she knew the fitness world was changing—in line with her own evolving views on the necessity for a grounded, whole-body philosophy of movement. After working in a physical therapy office for the better part of a decade, she discovered Pilates as a means of rehabilitation. Movements Afoot was founded on that discovery, and everything that goes on at the studio focuses on integrating breath with movement and spinal alignment.

Classes rely mainly on reformer Pilates and tower to strengthen bodies. In every variety of class, experienced teachers customize the core-strengthening lessons to each student's needs, whether they're exercising for osteoporosis rehabilitation or athletic training. They also encourage students to follow in their footsteps with a Balanced Body teacher-certification course for people hoping to launch a fitness career or fill in one last space on their wall of certificates.

49 W 27th St
New York,
NY
US

The 39 acres of Queens Botanical Garden are a lush oasis amidst the city's expanses of asphalt and concrete. Inside its themed gardens, roses burst with colorful blooms, native grasses wave in the breeze, and a Fragrance Walk fills with floral aromas. Currently, the garden features more than 25 living exhibits that showcase native plant species, habitats ranging from woodlands to meadows, and even sustainable landscaping practices, such as methods for naturally controlling storm water runoff. Even the buildings embrace the concept of sustainability, featuring a rainwater collection roof, a geothermal and cooling system, green roof, recycled steel columns, energy-efficient windows, and furniture made from renewable bamboo.

For a serene escape from city life, the botanical garden encourages visitors to walk along the trails and enjoy the displays, which shift depending on the season. This environment is meant to be touched as well as seen. Throughout the year they host events such as seasonal festivals along with educational programs that give school groups an opportunity to learn about the surrounding environment.

43-50 Main Street
Flushing,
NY
US

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