Eric’s New York App

Eric’s New York App is THE offline app for New York. In this app for your smartphone or tablet you will find maps, information about attractions, tips, tricks and tickets…

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Staten Island Ferry

The Staten Island ferry is a free ferry that runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week between Manhattan and Staten Island. From the boat, you will have a…

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Free Wi-Fi in New York

Using Wi-Fi in New York (wireless internet) is very handy if you want to quickly check emails, visit NewYork.co.uk or to share something on Facebook! Luckily, there are many places…

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Central Park in New York

Central Park in New York is a large park in the middle of Manhattan, spanning from 59th to 110th Street (and Fifth to 8th Avenue). Constructed artificially, with bits of…

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Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge was built between 1869 and 1883 and was opened in May 1883. It was the first bridge in the world to be suspended by steel. For a…

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9/11 Memorial in New York

The 9/11 Memorial in New York, is the name of the memorial site at Ground Zero, that was built to honour the victims of the attacks at the World Trade…

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Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York

Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York is located, as the name suggests, right under Brooklyn Bridge, on the water. The 34-hectare park is known for its gardens, footpaths along the…

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Parks in New York

There are plenty of beautiful parks in New York where you can retreat from the city. Despite New York being known for having the highest skyscrapers in the world, there…

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Free Films in Bryant Park

New York is the backdrop of many films. Every summer you can enjoy watching free films in the open air in Bryant Park during the Bryant Park Movie Nights. Usually…

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Broadway in Bryant Park

Broadway in Bryant Park is a free summer event where you can see performances of hits from the most popular Broadway musicals. This event represents both on- and off-Broadway shows…

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Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn

Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn is a beautiful authentic carousel, situated in a square glass building. This way you can always take a ride, rain or shine. Go with or without…

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Roosevelt Island in New York

Roosevelt Island in New York, on the East River. The Island, named after the former president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, belongs to the district of Manhattan. You…

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Roosevelt Island Tram New York

Roosevelt Island Tram in New York is not exactly 100% free, but because most tourists have Unlimited Metro passes, I have decided to include it anyway. A must see! The…

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High Line Park in New York

High Line Park in New York is a long, stretching park, on an elevated train track, in the middle of Manhattan. The park runs from the Meatpacking District to Hudson…

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Governors Island in New York

Governors Island New York is a small island 5 minutes away from Downtown Manhattan. On Governors Island, you can escape the urban jungle, while having stunning views of Manhattan. In…

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Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal opened on the 2nd of February, 1913, with its very first train leaving at 12:20. Many people still call it Grand Central Station; the name of the former railway…

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New York Markets

New York markets are an affordable alternative to regular grocery shopping. Therefore, many New Yorkers often shop at a variety of markets around the city. The produce is often fresher…

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New York Public Library

The New York Public Library (NYPL) in Manhattan is the classic building with the grand stairway flanked by two marble lions. This New York Public Library main building, whose official…

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Free Yoga in Bryant Park

Free yoga in Bryant Park is not only for yogis but for anyone who’d like to practise while in New York. There are many yoga schools and institutions but these…

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Free Dance Classes in Bryant Park

Why not follow a free dance class in Bryant Park? You can participate in a number of activities at this popular city park. There are also relaxing activities such as…

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Free Tai Chi in New York

Like the yoga classes, it’s also free to participate in Tai Chi classes in the middle of Bryant Park in Manhattan. Tai Chi is a movement sport that originated in…

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Free Entrance to MoMA New York

You can visit MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) absolutely free. MoMA is one of the largest art museums in New York City. Free visits are only available on Friday evenings…

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Free Audio Tour New York

Did you know that New York was originally called New Amsterdam? Want to learn about how the Dutch founded New York? Then download a free audio tour on your PC…

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Free Bird Tour in New York

In a big city like New York, there are some things you might not expect. For example, a lot of different birds. Discover them yourself with a free bird tour…

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Manhattanhenge 2021

Manhattanhenge, or the Manhattan Solstice as it’s also called, is a popular astronomical phenomenon in New York. It takes place twice a year when the sun perfectly aligns with the…

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Filming Locations in New York

Finding filming locations in New York is sometimes not so easy, as many films and TV series are produced in studios. It looks as if the films are set in…

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