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Before We Say Goodbye to Winter: Frozen Niagara Falls

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Before we say goodbye to winter let's remember the good times, the wonders that only weeks upon weeks of freezing temperatures can bring us. Let's pay tribute to one of the most visited natural spectacles in North America, and the beauty of its frozen sculptural white.

13 Food Signs You're Definitely A Tourist In New York City

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.26.2014 | Taste

You're a dead giveaway if you're chasing one of these New York food trends.

This Smartphone Rental Service Could Be A Game Changer For Travellers

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Mullen | Posted 05.01.2014 | Travel

When it comes to traveling, one of the biggest stressors most certainly can be your phone. It's a love-hate relationship we share with this little dev...

5 Fun Facts About Tavern On The Green

AP | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Tavern on the Green, closed since the previous operators lost their lease and declared bankruptcy in 2009, reopens T...

Get Outta The Way, You're A Jerk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy

If you're visiting New York City, we have some bad news: you are automatically a jerk. Tourist = jerk, you = tourist, you = jerk. Simple transitive pr...

Cuomo Touring Finger Lakes Wineries

AP | Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel

PENN YAN, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hitting the Finger Lakes wineries trail in an effort to boost tourism in upstate New York. ...

New York's Farley Post Office Sets The Stage for MANNA-HATA, An Epic Theatrical Event by Peculiar Works Project

Tim Ranney | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York
Tim Ranney

A time machine exists for a short while in June within the abandoned offices, loading docks, and stairwells of the gigantic James A. Farley Post Office as a plucky theater company transports you back through 400 years of Manhattan history.

'Discovering Columbus' Exhibit Extended Through December

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A popular large-scale installation of a living room surrounding a statue of Christopher Columbus in midtown Manhattan has been extended by...

How Visiting The 9/11 Memorial Helps Children Grasp Tragedy

Andrew Burmon | Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel

For most tourists wandering New York, visiting the 9/11 Memorial is an act of remembrance and respect, a way to understand a foreign place and a share...

How A Tourist Snuck Into A Gossip Girl Episode

Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel

An Australian traveler got the ultimate Gossip Girl tour this week after sneaking onto the soap's Waldorf Astoria set and being mistaken for an extra....

Taking Time in Times Square

Howard Sherman | Posted 10.29.2012 | New York
Howard Sherman

This past Saturday morning, I willingly went into Times Square. Why do I use the word "willingly"? Because, to be honest, I do my best to avoid Times Square if at all possible.

Hammer Attacker Confesses, Says He 'Snapped'

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 08.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A man claimed that a Spanish tourist taunted him by calling him "gay and a Nazi" before he "lost it" and viciously attacked the man with a...

Mayor Bloomberg's New Law Could Turn Away 2 Million Tourists and Eliminate 20,000 Jobs

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 09.12.2012 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

Last year, New York City started enforcing a new law making vacation rentals illegal when rented out for less than 30 days.

Ensuring Child-Safe Tourism in Asia

Sebastien Marot | Posted 08.01.2012 | Impact
Sebastien Marot

Travelers need to be made aware of the impact they can have on the local communities they are visiting and how they can reduce any negative impact and reinforce their positive impact.

NYC's First LGBT Boutique Hotel | Posted 03.16.2012 | Travel

(Reuters) - The OUT NYC hotel boasts two hot tubs, a secret garden, its own nightclub and the title of Manhattan's first boutique hotel built specific...

PHOTOS: The Clash Between Tourists & A Famed Gospel Church

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 05.09.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK — The stern warning issued from the pulpit was directed at the tourists – most of whom had arrived late – a sea of white fa...

Keeping New York City a Competitive Tourist Destination

Vivien Hoexter | Posted 04.10.2012 | New York
Vivien Hoexter

Some might say that the new plaza at the Met is a vanity project -- and at $60 million an expensive one. I beg to differ.

1 Million People Have Visited The 9/11 Memorial

AP | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Officials at the Sept. 11 Memorial in New York City say they plan to announce Thursday that the site has had 1 million visitors since...

After Recent Collapses, Ban On Carriage Horses Gains Momentum

Posted 12.08.2011 | New York

Animal rights advocates are gaining momentum in the fight against the city's tourism industry as the call for a ban on carriage horses makes headway. ...

Necropsy To Investigate Collapse And Death Of Carriage Horse

Posted 12.24.2011 | New York

The ASPCA is conducting an investigation into the death of a carriage horse that collapsed and died Sunday morning on West 54th Street near Eighth Ave...

Andrew Burmon

WATCH: #OccupyWallStreet Becomes NYC's Newest Tourist Attraction | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Some have come to listen and others simply to watch, but it is clear that many travelers now see the #OccupyWallStreet protest as a New York Destinati...

Accomplice: New York Is a Game You Won't Want to End

Danny Groner | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

It's hard to describe the experience of this walking tour/scavenger hunt without giving away vital information that could spoil the adventure for the next person. But this three-hour tour is worth the leap of faith.

New York City: Local Hotspots

Morgan Evans | Posted 08.08.2011 | Comedy
Morgan Evans

As the summer kicks off, chances are you are looking for some fun activities afforded by this great city. Here are some places in which you can kill some time until the October rapture.

NYC Promotes 9/11 Rebirth Story To Lure Tourists To Lower Manhattan

AP | By SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Four months ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, New York City started a campaign Thursday to lure tourists to th...

The World's Toughest Trip? It's Trying to Go Home

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Peter Mandel

This is New York's Chelsea, the area where I grew up, and I am home for the first time in years. Maybe it's the strain of all this edgy art, but my neighborhood is more stressful than I remember.