5 Awesome Ways to Use Your NewYork.com Gift Card
Enter for the chance to win a $100 gift card to NewYork.com, a guide and one-stop-shop to having fun in New York City. Here are five exciting ways to put that money to use!
What would you do with $100 to spare in New York City? Catch a ball game? See a Broadway show? Raise a glass of wine and toast the New York skyline? Enter our sweepstakes from now until Friday, August 17 for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to NewYork.com, a site that gives you the opportunity to do all of that and more. The New York-centric website is a great guide and a one-stop-shop for booking fun NYC experiences. In light of the contest, we asked the NewYork.com editors to share their favorite things to do in their hometown. Below, you’ll find their top five picks. Want to find out what else you could buy with their gift card? Visit the site to browse their offerings: NewYork.com
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Museum of Modern Art
With its sleek glass walls and cathedral-high ceilings, the Museum of Modern Art’s building is as impressive as the art housed within. Check out famed works such as Monet’s “Water Lilies” and Picasso’s “Les Demoisells D’Avignon.” Andy Warhol fans take note – the pop art impresario’s work is the focus of a special exhibition on view now through October 12, 2015. Learn more
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
What do you do when you find out that you’re ninth in line to earldom and fortune? Why, kill everyone in your way, of course! At least, that’s what Monty Navarro sets out to do in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. The musical won 10 Tony Awards last year, including Best Musical. It’s one of the funniest shows on the Great White Way right now. Already seen this sidesplitter? Pick another Broadway show – here are 10 of our favorites for 2015. Learn more
Sixty Lower East Side
Manhattan may be surrounded by water, but there aren’t many places to take a refreshing dip. Sixty Lower East Side hotel to the rescue. This trendy LES property provides a refreshing alternative to the summer heat in the form of a rooftop pool with an Andy Warhol filmstrip on the bottom. The rooms live up to the neighborhood standard of cool, too, with light box headboards by Lee Friedlander, sleek black mirrored walls and slate showers with rainfall showerheads. It’s a great weekend break, whether you’re visiting from out of town or looking to escape your apartment for a night or two. Learn more
Shearwater Wine Tasting Sail
Even longtime locals still get a thrill from the mighty sight of the New York City skyline. Enjoy the view all the more with a glass of wine in hand on this two hour cruise around Manhattan. The voyage takes place on a 1920s Newport-style yacht and includes a themed wine tasting led by a resident expert. Expect a specially curated wine selection, which may include European vintages, winning whites and American varietals—all perfect for summer imbibing. Learn more
New York Yankees
It doesn’t get more all-American than rooting for the home team at Yankee Stadium. Since 2009, this legendary baseball team has had a new home – the gleaming, state-of-the-art, $1.5 billion Yankee Stadium, which replaced the original 1923 stadium next door. The venue may be new, but a trip to watch a baseball game here remains a rite of passage for all New Yorkers. The season lasts from April through October, but summer temps lend best to open-air seating. Learn more