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- information including tickets, restaurants, shopping, etc.
NYCGO-things to do in NYC everyday
Manhattan User's Guide
NEWYORKtoday- from the NY times; good for performing arts and restaurants
Downtown- free cultural events in lower Manhattan
Coursehorse - Information on various classes (i.e. art, cooking, technology) offered in NYC
Greenwich Village
Lower East Side
Midtown

Landmarks and Tourists Attractions

Brooklyn Bridge- witness the amazing view of the city
Castle Clinton
Central Park- spectacular views in four seasons
Donnell Library- see the real Winnie the Pooh and friends
Downtown Boathouse- Kayak on the Hudson for free or take free classes
The Empire State Building
Ellis Island
General Grant 
NYC parks- free events going on in all the parks of the city of New York
St. John the Divine- the largest cathedral in the world
Staten Island Ferry- 100% FREE and runs 24 hours a day
South Street Seaport


Festivals and parades
New York Street Fairs and Festivals
NYCGO Events

Museums and gardens
American Museum of Natural History- suggested price for students: $12
Bronx Zoo- $15; FREE on Wednesdays
Brooklyn Botanical Garden- $8; FREE on Tuesdays all day and Saturday 10-12 noon
Brooklyn Museum- $6 for students; FREE on the first Saturday of every month
The Cloisters- a division of Metropolitan Museum of Art, $10 for students
Guggenheim Museum- renown museum of arts; $15 for students
Hispanic Society of America- FREE always
International Center of Photography- $8 for students
The Jewish Museum- $7.5 for students, FREE on Saturdays
Metropolitan Museum of Art- $10 for students
Museum for African Art- about African art and culture
Museum of Mordern Art- extraordinary exhibitions and world's finest collection of modern and contemporary art; $12 for students, FREE on Friday on 4pm-8pm
National Museum of  the American Indian- FREE always
New York Botanical Garden- right beside the Rose Hill campus; FREE on Wednesdays and from 10am-12pm on Saturdays
P.S.1- An offshoot of the MoMA, this contemporary art museum is an old public school;  $2 for students, FREE admission with a MoMA ticket purchased within thirty days
Wave Hill- A spectacular public garden and cultural center, overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades; $3 for students, FREE all day Tuesdays, and Saturdays from 9am until noon. FREE from December to February
Whitney Museum of American Art- $12 for students, pay-what-you-wish on Friday 6pm-9pm

sports
Clones
Giants
Islanders
Jets
Knicks
Liberty
MetroStars
Mets
New Jersey Nets
Rangers
Yankees

Stores and shopping
FAO Schwarz- 5th Ave. at Columbas Circle; N R train to 57th St.
IKEA and Jersey Gardens- cheap sources of furniture, clothes, and lots of good stuff
Macy's- 151 W.34th St.; B D train to 34th St.
Rockefeller Center and St. Patrick's Cathedral- check out the tree at Rockefeller Center during Christmas; window shopping at 5th Ave.; organ concerts at St. Patrick's Cathedral
Target- discount retailer; BX9 
Toys R Us Times Square- 1 train to 42nd St.
Virgin Megastore- Union Square South
  
  
FLEA MARKET

    $  Annex Antique Fair & Flea Market (6th Ave. between 24th St. & 26th St.)
212-243-5343: antiques, furniture, clothes, bric-a-brac; all year round every Saturday and Sunday
    $  11th Street Flea Market (11th St. & Ave. A, located in the parking lot of St. Anthony Parish)
212-245-0058: clothes, vinyl records, house wares, vintage postcards, and more; Saturday and Sunday 9am-6pm 
    $  Mini Flea Market (8416 Astoria Blvd., Flushing, Queens): 718-476-1247
    $  Mike Flea Market (656 Prospect Ave., Bronx): 718-401-0023
    $  Genesis Flea Market (9905 37th Ave., Flushing, Queens): 718-457-5391
    $  Diana Flea Market (379 Rockaway Ave., Brooklyn): 718-385-1388
    $  Morris Park Flea Market (1205 Castle Hill Ave., Suite B, Bronx): 718-597-5725
    $  Sarah & Y Flea Market (153 E. 4th St., Brooklyn): 718-686-6880
    $  Plain & Fancy Flea Market (Rockaway Blvd. & 110th St., Jamaica, Queens): 718-738-9571
    $  Flea Market News of USA (3520 147th St., Flushing, Queens): 718-539-4398
    $  R&J Flea Market (4119 Church Ave., Brooklyn): 718-469-7023

Theaters and tickets information
Broadway on Broadway- in the middle of Times Square
Broadway- Broadway tickets
Brooklyn Academy of Music- 30 Lafayette Ave. Brooklyn; 4 train to Atlantic Ave.
Moviefone- movie listing and information service
Off Broadway League
Playbill Online
Smarttix
Talkin' Broadway- minute news, interactive discussion, and information about Broadway
TKTS/ Theatre Development Fund- at Times Square and South Street Seaport