35 Things to do in New York
to do in New York?
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31 (122) The Feast of
San Gennaro - Little Italy
With the passage
of time, Little Italy has become a little less Italy with many of
the buildings and streets seemingly just awaiting to be revitalized.
For a short while the old magic is recaptured during The Feast of
11-day event featuring religious processions and colorful parades,
free musical entertainment every day, a wide variety of ethnic food
delicacies, charming restaurants and cafes and even a world-famous
cannoli-eating competition! The central focus of the celebration
takes place every September 19th, the official Saint Day when a
celebratory Mass is held in Most Precious Blood Church, followed
immediately by a religious procession in which the Statue of San
Gennaro is carried from its permanent home in the church through
the streets that comprise Little Italy"
32 (91) Clay
Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
Clay Pit Ponds
State Park contains wetlands, ponds, sand barrens, spring-fed streams
and woodlands. Evidence of the presence of Leni Lenape Indians,
European settlers and the Free Blacks of Sandy Ground provide a
rich cultural history. The reserve has over 5 miles of bridal paths
but you may have to bring your own horse.
(17) Central Park Zoo
1000 animals in relative close proximity allow you to get through
the zoo in less than two hours. The rainforest area is one of the
Fives in Central Park
off Fifth Avenue into a rain forest alive with tropical birds, endangered
monkeys, and fascinating frogs. Chill out with penguins in a cool
Antarctic habitat, or soak up some sun with sea lions (don't miss
their famous daily feedings). You can spend an hour or an afternoon
experiencing the jewel-like 6.5- acre Central Park Zoo and its residents
- more than 130 species, from tremendous polar bears to tiny leafcutter
ants, to the gentle creatures of the Tisch Children's Zoo.
34 The New
of the Square Thinking By The New Museum
The New Museum
is New York City’s premier destination for contemporary art.
A site of ongoing experimentation and questioning of what art and
institutions can be in the 21st century. The New Museum is at the
cutting edge of the cutting edge. Protective clothing is advised
35 (60) South
Street Seaport and Museum
You could have
merry maritime aboard the historic schooner Pioneer or a craft time
at the Maritime Crafts Center. We are told the South Street Seaport
Museum is free on the third Friday of each month. Check before you
With over 30,000
square feet of exhibition space and educational facilities the South
Street Seaport Museum has much to offer. South Street Seaport is
situated within New York’s largest concentration of restored
early 19th-century commercial buildings. You might feel a short
stroll around the neighborhood to be in order.
dates back to the 1600's and has become a historical landmark with
amazing views of the East River and the Brooklyn Bridge .
The South Street
Seaport Shopping Mall is a popular shopping destination. Beyond
the shopping and the looking there's a center of activities, events
and dining. A visit gives you a myriad of things to do and is quintessentially
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