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Seven Fun Things to Do in New York City During Christmas Week

Christmas is just days away! Looking to get into the festive mood on Christmas week? Whether you are visiting for the first time or a local, here are seven fun things to do in New York City during Christmas Week. Visit the Rockefeller Christmas Tree An absolute must during the holiday season is checking out…

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December 13, 2019

The Seven Best Christmas Treats in New York City

There are some sweet treats and desserts that are synonymous with the holidays. Things like warm gingerbread cookies, massive yule log cakes and giant struffoli towers can really get you in the festive spirit and they also make great gifts! So here are the seven best holiday and Christmas treats in New York City. If…

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December 14, 2018

The Seven Best Holiday Gifts for Foodies in New York City

It can be hard finding the perfect gift for a foodie or food lover. We are here to help! So whether you are looking for fun stocking stuffers or a gift that makes everyone go wow, here are the seven best holiday gifts for foodies in New York City. Sugarfina Candy Boxes P.C.: Sugarfina First…

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November 23, 2018

7 Things to Look Forward to in New York City this Holiday Season

The holidays are right around the corner and we are already in the festive spirit! It is truly our favorite time of the year in New York City. So with that in mind, here are seven Christmas in New York City things to look forward to. Seeing Santa Claus at the end of Macy’s Thanksgiving…

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November 16, 2018

11 Christmas in New York City Fun Facts

The holiday season is now in full bloom and Christmas is just days away. We can’t be more excited and we are hoping for a beautiful white Christmas! New York City has a lot of treasured Christmas traditions and with that in mind, here are some fascinating Christmas in New York City fun facts. The…

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December 15, 2017

NYC Foodie Link Roundup: Celebrating Christmas in New York City & More

In this month’s NYC Foodie Link Roundup, we look at celebrating Christmas in New York City, some of the most tweeted restaurants and more. We hope you have a fun and festive holiday season! The Best Holiday Window Displays in NYC Planning a trip around New York City for these festive holiday displays seems…

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December 8, 2017

Tips and Ideas for a Company Christmas Party in New York City

The holidays are fast approaching and it is never too early to start planning. So are you planning a holiday event or a Christmas party in New York City? Then you are in the right place! Here are some tips and ideas for planning the perfect holiday outing or for planning a company Christmas party…

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November 3, 2017

NYC Foodie Link Roundup: Celebrating the Holidays in New York City & More!

This is the last NYC Foodie Link Roundup of the year and in this edition, we look at celebrating the holidays in New York City, the best chocolate shops in NYC and much, much more! Happy holidays and we hope good eats await! The Seven Best Hidden Gems in Chinatown There are so many interesting shops and restaurants off the beaten path in Chinatown. Here are a few highlighted by Wilson Tang, owner of the Nom Wah Tea Parlor. We especially recommend checking out Jung’s Beef Jerky whenever you are in the area. When It Comes To Cheap Eats, New York City Is King There are a lot of delicious things on this list! Be sure to also check out our list of our favorite cheap eats in Chinatown and Little Italy! Hot Chocolate in NYC to Try, From…

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December 9, 2016

Where to Eat in New York City during the Holidays

Getting hungry after some holiday shopping or maybe after ice skating in one of New York City’s many ice skating rinks? Here are our picks on where to eat in New York City during the holidays. Whether you are looking for a quick snack or a hearty meal, there is something for everyone! Rolf’s – 281 3rd Ave P.C.: yelp, Jerry C. We have to start this list with Rolf’s. Rolf’s is a German restaurant renowned for their elaborate Christmas decorations. If you haven’t been here during the holidays, it is truly a sight to behold. Try their schnitzel while you are there! Jacques Torres Chocolate – 30 Rockefeller Plaza & Other Locations A holiday tradition for us around this time is to get a cup of hot chocolate and a warm chocolate chip cookie from Jacques Torres Chocolate. It…

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December 2, 2016

The Top Seven Things to Do in New York City during the Holiday Season – 2016 Edition

Nothing beats the holiday season in New York City! There is just something magical about it and we look forward to it every year. So with that in mind, here is our list of the top seven things to do in New York City during the holiday season, 2016 edition. Catch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade P.C.: yelp, Michael S. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade is probably best known for its giant balloons featuring some of the most iconic characters from our childhood. From Pikachu to Spongebob Squarepants floating along Central Park West and 6th Ave, you just never know who will be featured. Of course, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has to end with Santa Claus signifying the start of the Christmas season! Take in the Macy’s Christmas window displays P.C.: Flickr, Flickr4Jazz Macy’s also has some spectacular Christmas…

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October 28, 2016

The Best Holiday Markets in New York City

Looking for the perfect gift for someone special? Holiday shopping can be a massive headache but we are here to help! Holiday markets are invaluable resources for shoppers and they have truly become must see destinations. Here are the best holiday markets in New York City. You never know what you might find! Union Square Holiday Market Union Square Holiday Market is one of the premier holiday markets in New York City and shopping here is a great way to support small local businesses. There is truly a diverse range of shops covering every inch of the park and there are even a ton of gift options for foodies. Columbus Circle Holiday Market Further north in Central Park, there is also the Columbus Circle Holiday Market. It is run by the same people as the Union Square Holiday Market,…

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November 27, 2015

Our Guide to Christmas in New York City

Happy Holidays! It is an exciting time to be in New York City. There is so much to do and so much to see during the holidays. Perhaps you are looking for foodie gift ideas or maybe you are looking for fun things to do including fun holiday events around the city. With that in mind, here is everything you need to know in our guide to Christmas in New York City. Gift Ideas Scrambling for the perfect gift? Here are some ideas. Cheese and Prosciutto from Di Palo’s Fine Foods and Alleva Dairy When it comes to authentic Italian cheeses, prosciutto and other treats, you can’t beat Di Palo’s Fine Foods (200 Grand St) and the oldest Italian cheese shop in America, Alleva Dairy (188 Grand St), both in Little Italy. Also you can pick up cannoli and other…

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December 5, 2014

Things We Are Looking Forward to the Most in New York City during the Holidays

Ahoy New York wishes everyone a happy holiday season! It is an exciting time of year to visit New York City. Two of Ahoy New York’s team would like to share with you their top five things that they are looking forward to the most in New York City during the holidays. We would also…

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December 7, 2012

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