Federal Hall National Memorial

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Federal Hall National Memorial is located on Wall Street, a museum where George Washington took the oath and where the United States Bill of Rights was introduced.  Federal Hall was also the home to the first Congress, Supreme Court and Executive Branch of the government when New York City was the nation’s capitol. Open to the public, free admission.  Nearby Tourist Attractions: Battery... Read More

Wall Street

Chillaxin on Wall Street

Wall Street, the home of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext, Inc.) is the financial center of the world.  The Wall Street area is filled with trendy restaurants, Federal Hall National Memorial, galleries, Tiffany & Co and other speciality merchants. Other nearby Tourist Attractions: Battery Park City, Century 21, World Financial Center, City Hall Park, Brooklyn... Read More

Standard & Poor’s

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For the first time ever, on July 29th, 2011 after the closing bell on Wall Street - the United States lost its perfect credit rating as Standard & Poor’s reduced its U.S. long-term debt assessment from AAA to AA+ .  The negative outlook sent shock waves through the global financial markets early this week. Sammy at the S&P headquarters, 55 Water Street, history in... Read More

Official NYC Information Center

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Official NYC Information Center in Midtown is the coolest visitor center in Manhattan. This visitor center features high-tech interactive tools for locating information on “things to see and do” all over New York City and the boroughs. Checkout the Interactive Map Tables, where you can grab a “You Are Here” Interactive Disc and place it on one of the map... Read More

Loeb Boathouse

Boat house

Loeb Boathouse is located in the heart of Central Park, over looking the Lake, and steps away from Bethesda Terrace, Conservatory Water and the Ramble. You can rent a rowboat, bike or take a gondola ride, as well as have a romantic lunch or dinner at the famous Boathouse Restaurant. Boat and Bike Rentals – Details “Rowboat Rental Weather Permitting 10:00 AM TILL... Read More

Grand Army Plaza

Grand Army Plaza Feature

The Grand Army Plaza is located on Fifth Avenue at 59th Street at the Southeast corner of Central Park, and across the street from the Plaza Hotel, FAO Schwartz, 5th Ave Apple Store, and the General Motors Building. It has a centerpiece statute of Civil-War General William Tecumseh Sherman sculptured by Augustus Saint-Gauden. Statute of Civil-War General William Tecumseh Sherman... Read More

Lincoln Center

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Lincoln Center is the world’s leading performing arts center located on 16.3 acres in New York City. The Lincoln Center complex comprises 11 Resident Organizations, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is one of those 11. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center The Film Society of Lincoln Center Jazz at Lincoln Center The Juilliard School Lincoln Center for the Performing... Read More

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in 1870, and it’s the largest and finest art museum in the world. Art collections spanning more than two million works going back five thousand years of world culture, from pre-history to the present from all over the World. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as The Met is located along Fifth Avenue from 80th to 84th Streets. For... Read More

Dakota

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The Dakota building is where former beatles, John Lennon was shot in 1980. The building is located on the northwest corner of Central Park West and 72nd street and across the street from Strawberry Fields. His wife Yoko Ono, still lives in an apartment in the building near the memorial. Entrance to the Dakota Central Park West and 72nd Street. You can buy John Lennon’s... Read More

Strawberry Fields

About John Lennon

The memorial to John Lennon is in Strawberry Fields, a black-and white mosaic called “Imagine”.  Strawberry Fields and the memorial was created in 1981 with funds provided by Yoko Ono, the widow of John Lennon. Fans stop and leave flowers or candles all year round, but on October 9th, on John Lennon’s Birthday a huge crowd gathers every year to sing, pray and... Read More

Intrepid Museum

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The Intrepid Museum is a military and maritime history museum of Sea-Air-Space with a collection of museum ships in New York City.  For more details Interpid Museum Fun place for kids Location: Pier 86, W 46th St and 12th Ave      Read More

Horse-Drawn Carriage

Horse Carriage

Horse-drawn carriage rides through Central Park is a romantic way to see the most famous park in the World. This ride is also a fun activity for the entire family to enjoy. See other Tourist Attractions and Central Park. Horse-drawn carriages line up at the Grand Army Plaza and along Central Park South between Fifth and Sixth avenues. The carriage ride through Central Park... Read More

Radio City Music Hall

Radio City

Radio City Music Hall is a theater located in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. Built in 1932 – the exterior and interior design is magnificent. The home of the Rockettes and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, as well as great concerts and family entertainment. 1260 6th Avenue, New York, NY  10020  Read More

American Girl Place

American Girl

American Girl Place is in the heart of Manhattan on 5th Avenue with about 43,000-square-feet. This giant magical place for little girls is full of dolls, an adorable Cafe, Doll Hair Salon, Bookstore, Photo Studio, and a Theater.  Your little girl will love it! Plan your visit to the American Girl Place New York. Sammy with coconut Doll Hair Salon Enjoy either Brunch, Lunch... Read More

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center is one of New York’s central gathering spots for visitors and new yorkers – It’s called a “city within a city”.  Rockefeller Center is filled with the world biggest business and entertainment complexes, and the Art Deco Architecture.  Stay tune for Sammy’s adventure through Rockefeller Center in June, as he tours you around... Read More

Bethesda Terrace

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Bethesda Terrace is known as the heart of Central Park, and overlooks the Lake.  It is on two levels, united by two grand staircases and a lesser one that passes under Terrace Drive and is connected to the famous mall. The heart of Central Park.   Bethesda Fountain is the central feature on the lower level of the terrace, also known as “The Angel of Water”. two... Read More

Lego Store in Rockefeller Center

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The Lego Store in Rockefeller Center has become a tourist attraction for children.  This toy store is in a great landmark and a treat for both New York residents and visitors - A popular kid and pet friendly NYC attraction. Right behind Sammy is a mini version of Rockefeller Center made out of legos. Location: 620 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10020    Read More

Easter Parade

Easter

On Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011- join New Yorkers and visitors to see the New York City Easter Parade, along Fifth Avenue starting from 49th street to 57th Street. The area around St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a great place to view the parade. The Easter Festival starts from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be lots of New Yorkers showing off their Easter Bonnets Location: The... Read More

Wall Street

Titan of Wall

Wall Street, the home of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext, Inc.) is the financial center of the world.  The Wall Street area is filled with trendy restaurants, museums, galleries, Tiffany & Co and other speciality merchants. Located in Lower Manhattan. Sammy at the New York Stock Exchange Statue of George Washington Federal Hall National Memorial is a museum... Read More

FAO Schwarz

FAO Best

FAO Schwarz is the most famous toy store in New York City, and one of the most famous in the world.  This famous toy store is a treat for New York residents and visitors - A popular kid and pet friendly NYC attraction for almost 150 years Sammy on the giant piano keys – Remember the walking piano featured in the romantic comedy “Big”? The Muppet Whatnot Workshop... Read More

The Mall

Mall

What else can you do in Central Park besides row a boat, ride a carousel, see a concert, take a walking tour, enjoy a picnic or get completely lost in 843 acres?  Stroll through the Central Park Mall, which runs through the middle of Central Park from 66th to 72nd street.  The Central Park Mall is the most active gathering place in the Park for New York residents and tourists... Read More