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Federal Hall National Memorial NYC

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Federal Hall NYC

The corner of Wall Street and Nassau street has been the site of government activity and played a prominent place in American history for more than 300 years. So many significant events of early America occurred at the buildings that have stood at this location including the first stirrings of pre-Revolution discontent and the post-Revolution […]

Best Bike Rentals in New York City

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New York Bike Brooklyn bridge Lower Manhattan

Here is our list of what we think are the best bike rentals in New York City with reasonable prices in convenient locations. In addition, most of these rental shops accept tourist discount passes, either the New York PASS or Explorer PASS or both. If you don’t know about these money-saving tourist passes, check our […]

Wall Street Tours | Free Tours by Foot

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Lower Manhattan tour

This post reviews and compares the various Wall Street tours available to you, including our free, self-guided version. Wall Street is synonymous with the Financial District and the nature of business conducted in this area for about 225 years. But, the street is named for the wooden stockade constructed under then governor Peter Stuyvesant on […]

Shakespeare in the Park 2017 – 5 Ways to Get Free Tickets

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For over 50 years, more than five million people have been mesmerized watching top-notch performances of Shakespeare plays in this beautiful outdoor amphitheater lit only with torches, transporting the audience to a time long gone when Shakespeare’s plays were the hottest ticket in town. (Of course, we’ve also got some pretty hot shows on Broadway, […]