What's Happening in NYC
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation -- November 27th
Get a preview of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade the day before, with an expedition to see the balloons come to life. A tradition since 1927, the giant balloons—featuring beloved pop-culture characters—are slowly inflated in the streets around the American Museum of Natural History, at Columbus Avenue and West 77th Street.
Holiday Events and Festivities
From origami Christmas trees and holiday trains to shopping and skating, read NYC Celebrates the Holidays
Check out Free New York City Attractions
Think you can't get something for free in New York City? Here are some of the wonderful and free tours and attractions available in New York City.
New York City Festivals
Every month New York City brims with festivals. These are some of the most Popular New York City Festivals and Events
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This Just In...
Want to know what's new around town? Read our special reports. Legendary Algonquin Hotel: Multi-Million Dollar Renovations to Bring New Rooms, Suites, Public Spaces, and Venues For more than a century, The Algonquin Hotel, located on Manhattan’s Club Row at 44th between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, has been home to famous literary gatherings (birthplace of the New Yorker magazine) and its resident feline Matilda. This New York City and Literary Landmark will usher in a new era as the oldest operating hotel in NYC closes its doors for a make-over from guts to décor. Read more about Algonquin Makeover First Section Of New East River Waterfront Esplanade Is Opened The vibrant esplanade will transform the Lower Manhattan and Lower East Side waterfronts into a pedestrian-friendly new public open space destination with sweeping views across the East River and New York Harbor. Upon completion of the larger project in 2013, the two-mile esplanade will provide a contiguous pedestrian walkway and a bicycle pathway along the East River from Battery Park to East River Park. Read more at It's Playtime on the East River Waterfront