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Brooklyn Bridge Guided Bike Tour
"This 2-hour tour takes you up in the air above New York City! The entire New York Harbor will be visible including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Staten Island the port of Brooklyn and several miles of the New Jersey coastline. Descend into Brooklyn seeing NYC’s Financial District from across the river followed by historic houses of Brooklyn Heights. You will return over the bridge
From $49.00
Viator VIP: NYC Night Helicopter Flight and Statue of Liberty Cruise
"Your adventure begins at the Downtown Heliport at Pier 6 when you board a luxury helicopter for a 15-minute helicopter flight. Your helicopter flight takes place after dark offering you views of the magnificent New York skyline lit up at night. Listen to your friendly pilot share fascinating facts and anecdotes as you spot some of the city's most famous sights. Marvel at sensational views of the Brooklyn Bridge and World Financial Center Chelsea Piers Time Warner Center and Ground Zero as well as New Jersey attractions such as the Goldman Sachs Tower Colgate Clock and Liberty State Park. After your helicopter ride
From $249.00
New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including One World Observatory Ticket
"After departing from Pier 79 in Midtown the cruise will stop at Battery Park a short walk from One World Observatory where you have timed admission. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day allowing you to design your own sightseeing itinerary for your trip to the Big Apple. Hop on and off as often as you want and enjoy informative and amusing commentary as you go! The boats will give you up-close views of the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island
From $58.00

A Safe City

"All the animals come out at night - whores, skunk pussies, buggers, queens, fairies, dopers, junkies, sick, venal. Someday a real rain will come and wash all this scum off the streets." - Travis...
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Feb 11, 2014

Yellow Cabs vs Regular taxis

Sometimes yellow cabs are cheaper. They tend to charge a standard rate. However, make sure you look at the meter because once I went into a cab where the person was racist and tried to add $5 extra...
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Oct 28, 2011

South Bronx - Be VERY scared!!

Newbies and tourists to NYC, do not travel around the South Bronx on your own in the late evening or night AT ALL. Better still do not travel around with jewelry, cash, bags or anything else that's...
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Nov 25, 2009

illegal taxis

There are people who pose as taxi cab drivers and will park near the taxi stand. If you get in their vehicle they will ask you for more money than the regular cab ride and may not necessarily take you...
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Jun 25, 2009

Visiting New York City on QE2.

Surprising for the world's most famous passenger ship, you are left to your own devices once it docks at Pier 90 on the Hudson River.Most destinations on most cruise ships have courtesy buses linking...
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Feb 15, 2009

Scrupulous Taxi Drivers!

When you arrive in New York, the first thing you will think of is riding a taxi, especially if it is your first time or you are lugging huge trunks and cases.If you must ride a taxi, know beforehand...
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May 22, 2007

Dangers after dark

I must say i felt very secure in NYC and almost never scared. Just to know there are police cars and officers almost everywhere.Some people seemed to dislike this fact, but for me it was ok.The only...
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Feb 23, 2007

Taxi driver in a Black cab. Ladies do not take it

I was in NY the year before Twin towers. One taxi driver Black cab picks up English and other foreign women rapes and murders then, he gets you into his cab and locks the doors. A reliable source told...
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Jan 03, 2007

The Guys At Penn Station

If you're coming in to Penn Station, you may find yourself in a really loooooong line for a taxi. As you wait, some guys in street clothes, (usually working in pairs), will nicely offer to hail you a...
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Jul 03, 2006

Taxi Drivers going the Long Way 'Round

When getting into a taxi cab, although usually they are quite safe, (I consider NYC taxi drivers some of the best, although many will supposedly disagree with me. I mean, they get you where you need...
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Jun 05, 2006

New York City Taxi Cabs

New York City Taxi Cabs change hands anywhere between 3:30pm to 4:30pm. It is almost impossible to get one during these times!Then between 4:30pm and 5:30pm all the businesses let out and you'll be...
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Aug 10, 2004

Taxis wait for no man!

Don't expect to be using traffic lights in NY, everyone else doesn't and neither do the Taxi's. Every road is ' which taxi can get out the quickest, who can swear the most and who has the loudest...
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Jul 24, 2004
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City Tours - CityPass

We purchased a 7day pass online through the Qantas site which offered a discounted price. The pass allows you to go to the front of the line and save money along the way. There are a number of tourist...
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African Burial Ground National Monument

During excavation for a new office building, in lower Manhattan, a burial ground of about 400 slaves was unearthed, and digging quickly stopped. Some 200 bodies still remain buried here, and in its...
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Manhattan Municipal Building

Build in 1913 with the height of 170 m and 40 floors looks like a replica of Moskow university building with the 7 sisters of moskow .Surface is 60000 sq m. The 20 ft high gilded statue of 'Civic...
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Ahh, the Triangle Beneath Canal Street or more popularly called the TRIBECA. the district was formerly an area of industry with many industrial buildings but fell into hard times in the 60's and...
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Ground Zero - World Trade Center

We walked over here and sat for a while after walking around the 9/11 Memorial. It was a gorgeous and warm afternoon and the breeze off the water was welcoming and refreshing. Directly across from us...
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National September 11 Memorial

I tell most people what the volunteers at the museum told me - if you visit New York frequently, consider getting the membership. I wanted to see everything while I was there, but for myself and many...
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