New Years Eve in Times Square

Visit Sammy and the City on Facebook and click  “Like” to be part of our adventures throughout New York City. New Years Eve in New York City is like no other place on earth.  The scoreboard says it all, over one million people will be in Times Square to watch the ball drop and one billion people worldwide will be watching.  The ball this year has 2700 Waterford Crystal triangles and weighs almost 12,000 pounds.  This tradition goes all the way back to 1904 and... Read More

West Village

During the Holidays the West Village is a perfect setting for a winter stroll, with its treelined streets and charming feel.  There are adorable cafes, jazz clubs, neighborhood bars, endless variety of restaurants.  Hudson and Bleecker Streets are the main attractions in this quaint area, its aligned with charming cafes, art exhibits and speciality shops.  The residents also have the luxury of the Hudson River being right there for them to take a stroll, jog or bike along the... Read More