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Hansel & Gretel's Halloween

You don't have to be a kid to get a kick out of "Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure." The cleverly retold fairytale unfolds at the charming and historic Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre Read more

NYC Central Park

Big Screen Backdrop

New York's Central Park has been the backdrop for dozens of memorable movies and televisions shows after all, who can forget the Ghostbusters, "Spook Central" at 55 Central Park West? Read more

Naumburg Bandshell

A Nod to Naumburg

For as long as we can remember, the historic neo-Classical Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park has been the setting for the Naumburg Orchestral Concerts, a series of free, outdoor classical music concerts that have likely inspired generations of new a Read more

Park Pleasures

Summer is here at last and, to us, that means one thing: Shakespeare in the Park. This year, three-time Tony winning director Jack O'Brien takes us to sunny Sicily for "Much Ado About Nothing," the Bard's beloved and delightfully witty romantic comedy. Read more

What To Pack When Visiting NYC In The Fall

Visiting NYC in the fall can make for a truly beautiful experience. The trees in Central Park are beautiful during the fall season. If you are packing for a fall visit to NYC it is always helpful to pack an umbrella. You never know when there might b Read more

Popular Landmarks Around Times Square To Visit

Times Square is one of the most popular places in the world to visit and stay. With so much to see and do, there's no shortage of fun to be had. There are quite a number of landmarks to see and places to visit that it would be nearly to many to list Read more

Visit Times Square In The Fall

NYC is a city that always strives to look it's very best year round. At times, however, it seems that nature does the job simply on its own and at no other time will you see the very best of Times Square than in the fall. In fact, from August to Nove Read more

Tips To Plan An Affordable Times Square Weekend

When most people visit NYC, they easily get overwhelmed by the simple fact that there is often so much to see, do, and buy that he or she will way overextend their vacation budget. While this is great for the businesses, restaurants, and attractions Read more

Visit Central Park During Your Times Square Vacation

When visiting NYC, there is one thing that you should definitely do above all else and that would be to visit Central Park. With so much to offer both individuals and families alike, one could easily spend all day in this beautiful locale. With Centr Read more

Best Shopping Deals Near Times Square

To find the best shopping deals near Times Square you need to be a smart shopper. If you get sucked into the stores that are meant to lure in tourists, you will likely end up spending more money than you need to. The key to finding good shopping deal Read more

How To Have A Relaxing Weekend In New York City

Despite its moniker of "The City That Never Sleeps," there are plenty of ways to have a relaxing weekend in New York City. While the city is known for its hustle and bustle, you can find quiet spots if you know where to look. One of the most relaxing Read more

4 Manhattan Must-Dos

If it's your first time to Manhattan, you might feel a bit overwhelmed by all there is to see and do. We've put together a list of four Manhattan must-dos to help you make the most of your time in this very special NYC borough.Central ParkThe 843 acr Read more

4 Tips for Visiting Central Park

If you're staying in a Midtown Manhattan hotel like Hotel Mela, you sure don't want to pass up a chance to visit Central Park. Central Park is located in the heart of Manhattan and offers a huge assortment of things to do. We've put together four ti Read more

An Afternoon in Midtown

Are you looking for a cheap NYC hotel that's near the very best attractions? Hotel Mela is a perfectly priced boutique hotel situated in Midtown Manhattan- an ideal home base for all of your for NYC excursions. Here's a winning combo: a visit to the Read more