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Elton John
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Elton John

With the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, Sir Elton is saying a final goodbye to the touring life. That's right—this is your final chance to catch the rollicking songman live in person, as he takes the audience on a massive visual journey spanning his entire 50-year career. Swoon along to "Tiny Dancer," make juvenile hand gestures to "Crocodile Rock" and smile meaningfully at your folks during "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" here for one last time.

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival
Things to do Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

Dive deep into the terrors and artistic triumphs of genre filmmaking at this annual festival.

Bear Mountain Full-Day Cruise
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Bear Mountain Full-Day Cruise

Take a leisurely cruise up the Hudson River to gorgeous Bear Mountain State Park. 

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Latest news

A museum dedicated to pizza (that's also sexy) is opening in BK tomorrow

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A museum dedicated to pizza (that's also sexy) is opening in BK tomorrow
Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade may be canceled, but these puppy costume contests are still on

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Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade may be canceled, but these puppy costume contests are still on
Four-hundred New Yorkers are going to get their dinners for free this month

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Four-hundred New Yorkers are going to get their dinners for free this month
A 1950s airplane is turning into a vintage-style cocktail bar at JFK

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A 1950s airplane is turning into a vintage-style cocktail bar at JFK
Bryant Park's Winter Village will open for the season before Halloween this year

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Bryant Park's Winter Village will open for the season before Halloween this year
This year's Met Gala theme is camp and will be hosted by Lady Gaga

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This year's Met Gala theme is camp and will be hosted by Lady Gaga
See the epic looks from New York Comic Con 2018

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See the epic looks from New York Comic Con 2018
Check out this new LES mural of rock legends who died young

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Check out this new LES mural of rock legends who died young
Conor McGregor’s new Irish whiskey can go toe-to-toe with Jameson

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Conor McGregor’s new Irish whiskey can go toe-to-toe with Jameson
A festival dedicated to dessert is heading to NYC this month

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A festival dedicated to dessert is heading to NYC this month
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Time Out’s Table for Two
Time Out’s Table for Two

Save 50% at our favorite restaurants

Save $10 at Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos bar
Save $10 at Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos bar

Sing, dance and drink yourself silly at this rock ‘n’ roll party

Bear Mountain Full-Day Cruise
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Bear Mountain Full-Day Cruise

Take a leisurely cruise up the Hudson River to gorgeous Bear Mountain State Park. After a 2.5-hour cruise, you'll have three hours to explore the park's natural beauty, abundant hiking trails and zoo. On the way back, join the onboard Oktoberfest complete with craft beer, German food and live music.

EmptyMet Tour at The Met
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EmptyMet Tour at The Met

Visit the Met before it opens to the public

Rock the Yacht!
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Rock the Yacht!

Party for two hours straight on one of Hornblower’s cruises

American Museum of Natural History
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American Museum of Natural History

If your into the world below our feet or the cultures of faraway lands 

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The world of Harry Potter has arrived on Broadway

Mean Girls
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Mean Girls

Girls go wild on Broadway in a musical version of Tina Fey’s cult movie.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

If you really want to experience the museum and all it has to offer

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The best of New York

The best of 2018
Things to do The best of 2018

Everything you need to make the next months the wildest, most culture-packed and FOMO-free ever

101 things to do in NYC
Things to do 101 things to do in NYC

Experience the best things to do in NYC using this epic insider's guide

The 100 best restaurants in NYC you have to try
Restaurants The 100 best restaurants in NYC you have to try

We ranked the best restaurants in NYC, including classics, under-the-radar gems, buzzy newbies and more

The best bars in NYC
Bars The best bars in NYC

From dives to cocktail dens and craft-brew havens to wine haunts

The best New York attractions
Things to do The best New York attractions

The attractions locals love including historical landmarks, stunning NYC parks and more

The best Broadway shows you need to see
Theater The best Broadway shows you need to see

NYC is the place to catch these exciting plays, musicals and revivals

The best hotels in NYC
Hotels The best hotels in NYC

From glam boutique hotels to dazzling luxury properties, these are the best hotels

The best free attractions in New York
Things to do The best free attractions in New York

NYC is the perfect place to explore great landmarks without spending a dime

The top art museums in NYC
Art The top art museums in NYC

See our picks for the best art museums presenting the finest in art

The best bagels in NYC
Restaurants The best bagels in NYC

These shops serve everything from a classic lox-and-shmear to composed sandwiches

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New York neighborhoods

Williamsburg
Williamsburg

Williamsburg is the epicenter of Brooklyn as a fashionable worldwide brand

Chelsea
Chelsea

The nabe is NYC’s premier contemporary-art district

Bushwick
Bushwick

Bushwick is quickly gaining a name for itself as the new hipster hub

Soho
Soho

Don’t write off Soho as a mere urban shopping mall

Chinatown
Chinatown

Discover why this nabe is considered not only a foodie destination but a cool place to hang

East Village
East Village

East Village is easy to get to from just about anywhere in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Meatpacking District
Meatpacking District

The Meatpacking District is home to some incredible art galleries and one of the most impressive art museums in NYC

Greenwich Village
Greenwich Village

NYC’s neighborhood of artists, is the best place to go for bohemian fares

Harlem
Harlem

Most notable for its exuberant gospel choirs, soul food restaurants and being home to the Harlem Renaissance

Lower East Side
Lower East Side

The Lower East Side is now one of Manhattan’s most fashionable neighborhoods

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Popular stories

All the free museums days in NYC you should know about
Museums All the free museums days in NYC you should know about

In many major cities around the world, museums are government funded, which means entry is free. Alas, this is not the case with New York City’s museums. Institutions like MoMA and the Guggenheim charge hefty admissions, and while the Metropolitan Museum of Art used to be pay what you wish for everyone, that policy is restricted now to New York State residents. Still, there are plenty of museums that are free or have free days. And there still museums with pay what you wish admission, if not every day, then on certain days weekly or monthly. You just have to know who offers what. To figure that out, check our guide to the best free museums and discount hours at NYC’s museums. RECOMMENDED: Full guide to the best museums in NYC

A Q train was completely covered in illegal graffiti
News A Q train was completely covered in illegal graffiti

It’s unknown how long the train was in operation before being pulled out of service for a clean up

The 50 best ’80s songs
Music The 50 best ’80s songs

Grab your Walkman, turn up the treble and get ready to celebrate pop’s golden era with these best ’80s songs

The best fall shows to see on Broadway and beyond in 2018
Theater The best fall shows to see on Broadway and beyond in 2018

Our short list of the major new plays, musicals and revivals coming to Broadway and Off Broadway stages this fall

The seven most astonishingly beautiful places in South Africa
The seven most astonishingly beautiful places in South Africa

Will you go on a safari? Trace the footsteps of Nelson Mandela in the year of his centenary? Soak up some sun on a beach in Durban?

The best karaoke songs ever
Music The best karaoke songs ever

Take on one of the best karaoke songs next time you feel like belting out a classic tune or singing a love songs

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The 15 best things to do in Virginia
Things to do The 15 best things to do in Virginia

With valley hikes, decent beaches and a glut of fresh seafood, Virginia makes a strong case for a visit.

The 16 best things to do in Tennessee
Things to do The 16 best things to do in Tennessee

Explore the best things to do Tennessee with our guide to everything from country music museums to distillery tours.

The 10 best things to do in Clearwater
Things to do The 10 best things to do in Clearwater

This city has much to offer, from botanical gardens to craft beer. Here are the best things to do in Clearwater.

The 14 best things to do in Spokane
Things to do The 14 best things to do in Spokane

Looking for things to do in Spokane? Here are the places to check out in the hometown of Bing Cosby.

The 12 best things to do in Whistler
Things to do The 12 best things to do in Whistler

Between stunning parks, scenic hikes on mountain trails and relaxing spas, these are the best things to do in Whistler.

11 fun things to do in San Luis Obispo
Things to do 11 fun things to do in San Luis Obispo

Laidback vibes, surfing, scenic beauty and local artistry pepper our list of best things to do in San Luis Obispo.

The 14 best things to do in Oregon
Things to do The 14 best things to do in Oregon

With offbeat charm and some of the coolest cities in the US, Oregon is the place to be.

10 awesome things to do in West Virginia
Things to do 10 awesome things to do in West Virginia

Discover a secret bunker and a music lodge in the Mountain State. Here are the best things to do in West Virginia.

The 10 best things to do in Ontario
Things to do The 10 best things to do in Ontario

A pristine provincial park, offbeat attractions and fine cuisine are all among the best things to do in Ontario.

The 11 best things to do in Cocoa Beach
Things to do The 11 best things to do in Cocoa Beach

Sand and surf are Cocoa Beach’s best assets. Here’s how to get the most out of the city – on and off the water.

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