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Entertainment in Manhattan

The entertainment, activity, energy and excitement that comes to mind when one thinks of New York City, is probably the entertainment, activity, energy and excitement of Manhattan.

New York City's most famous attractions, Times Square, Macy's Department Store and Radio City Music Hall are all numbered among the properties on the island of Manhattan. Live morning televison news shows like NBC's Today Show, ABC's Good Morning America, CBS This Morning all broadcast from studios in Manhattan, as do live morning talk shows Live with Kelly & Michael, ABC's The View, and Rachael Ray. Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers and The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon are all broadcast from Manhattan. And of course there is Saturday Night Live...and the Great White Way.

Alexander Hamilton Financial District Tour

Empire State Building Observatory

Use the Double Decker Downtown Loop to tour Manhattan's financial district. See Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve building, the World Trade Center site. Learn about the city's history from its founding as a British settlement to becoming the world's financial capital.

Bike the Greenway and Central Park

Empire State Building Observatory

Enjoy a bike ride through the famous 843-acre Central Park designed by Frederick Law Olmstead. Visit Belvedere Castle, Shakespeare Garden, Strawberry Fields international peace garden, concert sites and more.

Chelsea Night Club Tour

American Museum of Natural History

Manhattan's Chelsea is the birthplace of Whoopi Goldberg. Chelsea is also the location of New York City nightlife that gave rise to distinction as The City that Never Sleeps. The party is in Chelsea. Through this Chelsea tour, experience the best of New York nightlife: Have dinner at Naima - a Southern Italian restaurant.

Be treated like a celebrity - walk around the lines and past the velvet ropes into New York City's hottest nightclubs.

Edgar Allan Poe Greenwich Village Tour

American Museum of Natural History

Washington Square, New York University, Sheridan Square, Our Lady of Pompeii Church, and the folk music clubs of Bleecker Street are all a part of the charm of Greenwich Village, the incubator for United States art movements.

Local nightclubs, theaters, and coffeehouses in "The Village" have given birth to the careers of such artists as Joan Baez, Jackson Browne, Richie Havens, Jimi Hendrix, Peter Paul and Mary, Tom Paxton, Simon and Garfunkel, Nina Simone, Barbara Streisand and The Velvet Underground. Greenwich Village is also the birthplace of 1960s folk music. Tour the tree-lined streets and see the brownstone homes where much influential American pop culture was formed. The Double Decker Downtown Loop includes Greenwich Village.

George M. Cohan Theater District Tour

American Museum of Natural History

Have you ever wondered how Times Square came to be? Learn its history on a theater district tour that includes the famous New Amsterdam, Imperial and Palace theatres. Visit Shubert Alley and learn the history of plays and musicals around Times Square. The Double Decker Uptown Loop includes the Theater District.

Hell's Kitchen Pub Crawl

American Museum of Natural History

Hell's Kitchen was once a notorious Manhattan neighborhood known as a crime-ridden cauldron of gang leaders, bootleggers and shady characters. Gang violence ignighted by the 1950s arrival of immigrants inspired the musical, West Side Story.

Today Hell's Kitchen is a safe haven for an evening night out as well as for tours. Visit the bars and pubs where actors and playwrights once "chilled out". Hear the tales of Hell's Kitchen and learn how it came to be. Learn about Tin Pan Alley.

Macy's Star Shopper

American Museum of Natural History

Be treated like a star at Macy's Department Store in Herald Square! At Macy's Visitor Center, learn about the best that New York City has to offer. Shop at Macy's! Get a $25 Macy's gift card good at over 850 locations nationwide, a Macy's tote, a FREE makeover and more.

Soho and Nolita Shopping Adventure

American Museum of Natural History

Soho and Nolita are fashion trend-setting neighborhoods. The cobblestone streets of thess lower Manhattan neighborhoods feature quaint New York boutiques with fashions for every budget. The tour concentrates on women's fashions and apparel accessories.

Soho is included on the Double Decker Downtown Loop and the Double Decker Night Tour Loop

West Village Pub Crawl

Empire State Building Observatory

Go into the heart of Greenwich Village, where immigrants, artists and students form a bohemian culture. Hear the tale of Dylan Thomas. See where Jimi Hendrix played his first show. Visit Bleecker Street and the bars that inspired Jack Kerouac.

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